The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - 57 -
Contract jobs citing CICS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.19% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
75 67 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.61% 12.79% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 13
Average daily rate £300 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £35.31 £32.47 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.74% +44.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £28.50 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.91 £38.59 £67.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CICS across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

CICS
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

CICS Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire