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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 64 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing CICS 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.15% 0.10% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.94% 0.55% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £445 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.67% +18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £29.25
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
106 181 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.92% 18.39% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 96 85
Median daily rate £423 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (100.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) CICS Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Operator
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Operator
2 1 (50.00%) Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) z/OS Operator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) IBM