The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 59 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing CICS 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.46% 0.81% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.03% 4.35% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Median daily rate £270 £260 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -16.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
+16.47% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £29.25
CICS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
99 161 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.28% 18.57% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 75 44
Median daily rate £330 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

CICS
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CICS across the Glasgow region.

CICS Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

CICS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for CICS.

1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Tandem
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) JCL
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) BODI
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) RACF
4 1 (25.00%) COBOL
4 1 (25.00%) Unix

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BODI
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) CICS Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) RACF