The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
England / London
Rank - 411 386
Contract jobs citing CICS 0 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.037% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.23% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 14
Median daily rate - £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3717 3544 3845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.46% 16.53% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2591 2432 2631
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 77
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +5.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for CICS.

1 7 (77.78%) DB2
1 7 (77.78%) Mainframe
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) zOS
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) VSAM
5 3 (33.33%) JCL
6 2 (22.22%) Bluemix
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (22.22%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (22.22%) Splunk
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) SaltStack
6 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 2 (22.22%) CA Endevor
6 2 (22.22%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Syncsort
6 2 (22.22%) iPad
6 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Bluemix
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) Adabas
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Build Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Adabas Natural Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modeller
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Environment Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mainframe
2 3 (33.33%) VSAM
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) iPad
3 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
4 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) zOS
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Microservices
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) JCL
2 2 (22.22%) COBOL
2 2 (22.22%) NATURAL
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) PL/1
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CA Endevor
1 2 (22.22%) CA Service Virtualization
1 2 (22.22%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) CA
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SaltStack
2 2 (22.22%) Splunk
2 2 (22.22%) Syncsort
3 1 (11.11%) Pega
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