The first table below looks at the demand for JCL 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 JCL over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Lancashire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing JCL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -18.64%
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
122 92 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.64% 33.82% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 52 112
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £36.67 £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £30.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing JCL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JCL.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Open Text
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing JCL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JCL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Open Text
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
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