The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 58 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing JCL 13 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.50% 0.68% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 2.49% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £276 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £304 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.87%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
245 241 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.26% 27.39% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 142 129
Average daily rate £350 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.45 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -11.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (46.67%) DB2
3 6 (40.00%) COBOL
3 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 6 (40.00%) Control-M
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) MVS
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (20.00%) ISPF
6 3 (20.00%) CA Endevor
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) AS400
6 3 (20.00%) MAINVIEW
6 3 (20.00%) VSAM
6 3 (20.00%) FTP
6 3 (20.00%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) REXX
6 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
6 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (13.33%) VB
7 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (13.33%) ChangeMan
8 1 (6.67%) Retail
8 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (6.67%) iSeries

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ChangeMan
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Production Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) ISPF
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) AS400
3 3 (20.00%) VSAM
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (6.67%) iSeries
4 1 (6.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) COBOL
2 3 (20.00%) REXX
3 2 (13.33%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 3 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Control-M
2 3 (20.00%) CA Endevor
2 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (20.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle