The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 394 404 375
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Contract jobs citing CICS 20 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.44% 0.60% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £224 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £37.50
CICS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4560 4510 4713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.74% 18.03% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2985 2939 3083
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 109 169
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in London

CICS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CICS Daily Rate Trend in London

CICS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CICS across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

CICS Daily Rate Histogram in London

CICS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CICS across the London region.

CICS Hourly Rate Trend in London

CICS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 4 £364 -9.06% 2
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 31 (75.61%) Mainframe
2 24 (58.54%) DB2
3 22 (53.66%) IBM
4 18 (43.90%) COBOL
5 16 (39.02%) zOS
6 15 (36.59%) SQL
7 14 (34.15%) JCL
8 11 (26.83%) WebSphere
9 9 (21.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (21.95%) UNIX
9 9 (21.95%) Web Services
9 9 (21.95%) Solaris
9 9 (21.95%) VSAM
10 8 (19.51%) Banking
10 8 (19.51%) Finance
11 7 (17.07%) ERP
11 7 (17.07%) IIS
11 7 (17.07%) Korn
11 7 (17.07%) ISPF
11 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
11 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
12 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
12 6 (14.63%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (14.63%) ITIL
12 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
12 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
12 6 (14.63%) CA
13 5 (12.20%) Change Management
13 5 (12.20%) MQSeries
13 5 (12.20%) Performance Management

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.83%) WebSphere
2 9 (21.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (17.07%) IIS
4 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
5 5 (12.20%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SSL
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) SNA
2 2 (4.88%) LDAP
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (58.54%) DB2
2 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) IDMS
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) Easytrieve
5 1 (2.44%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.88%) ChangeMan
3 1 (2.44%) XPEDITER
3 1 (2.44%) CA Gen
General
1 8 (19.51%) Banking
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) French Language
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Mainframe Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Mainframe Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Programmer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Programmer
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
5 3 (7.32%) DBA
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) IBM Mainframe Developer
6 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Web Services
2 7 (17.07%) ISPF
3 4 (9.76%) Middleware
4 2 (4.88%) XML
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.44%) .NET
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 31 (75.61%) Mainframe
2 9 (21.95%) VSAM
3 6 (14.63%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.88%) Tandem
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) HACMP
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) zOS
2 9 (21.95%) UNIX
2 9 (21.95%) Solaris
3 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.32%) Windows
5 2 (4.88%) AIX
5 2 (4.88%) HPUX
5 2 (4.88%) Linux
5 2 (4.88%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ERP
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.20%) Change Management
3 5 (12.20%) Performance Management
4 3 (7.32%) BCP
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Scrum
6 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) COBOL
2 15 (36.59%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) JCL
4 7 (17.07%) Korn
4 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.32%) REXX
5 3 (7.32%) Assembly Language
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) PL/1
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.32%) CA Endevor
1 3 (7.32%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (4.88%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) IBM
2 6 (14.63%) CA
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) BMC
4 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
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