The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CICS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.15% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -
CICS
Buckinghamshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
139 150 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.26% 18.68% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 97 68
Median daily rate £425 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.25 £40.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.87% +151.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

CICS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CICS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for CICS.

1 7 (87.50%) JCL
2 6 (75.00%) Easytrieve
2 6 (75.00%) COBOL
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
3 5 (62.50%) CA
3 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
3 5 (62.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) REXX
3 5 (62.50%) zOS
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) ISPF
3 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) CLIST
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (12.50%) APPC
6 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (12.50%) Control-M
6 1 (12.50%) RACF
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) C

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SNA
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Easytrieve
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) CICS Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Information Systems Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Support
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) ISPF
2 1 (12.50%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) zOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JCL
2 6 (75.00%) COBOL
3 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
3 5 (62.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) CLIST
3 5 (62.50%) REXX
4 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) CA
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle