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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 47 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing JCL 15 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.12% 0.51% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 1.82% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £525 £320 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.06% -34.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -
JCL
Buckinghamshire

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
260 220 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 36.78% 27.92% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 110 137
Average daily rate £358 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £24.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.20% -35.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JCL across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

JCL Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) IBM
2 21 (65.63%) REXX
3 18 (56.25%) Mainframe
3 18 (56.25%) COBOL
3 18 (56.25%) ISPF
4 16 (50.00%) CICS
5 13 (40.63%) Assembly Language
5 13 (40.63%) Unix
5 13 (40.63%) C++
6 12 (37.50%) CA
6 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 12 (37.50%) zOS
6 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 11 (34.38%) Time Sharing Option
7 11 (34.38%) Easytrieve
8 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (31.25%) Tivoli
8 10 (31.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 10 (31.25%) HACMP
8 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 10 (31.25%) ChangeMan
8 10 (31.25%) FTP
8 10 (31.25%) MQSeries
8 10 (31.25%) CLIST
8 10 (31.25%) iSeries
9 8 (25.00%) Retail
9 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (25.00%) DB2
9 8 (25.00%) AS400

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (50.00%) CICS
2 10 (31.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) FTP
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Easytrieve
2 8 (25.00%) DB2
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.25%) OLTP
4 2 (6.25%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) ChangeMan
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Retail
3 5 (15.63%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Architect
2 13 (40.63%) Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Operations Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Architect
6 3 (9.38%) COBOL Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.25%) DB2 Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Mainframe Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) IT Support
8 1 (3.13%) Operational Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Operations Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) ISPF
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Mainframe
2 10 (31.25%) HACMP
2 10 (31.25%) iSeries
3 8 (25.00%) AS400
4 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.50%) VSAM
6 3 (9.38%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (6.25%) Clustering
7 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
8 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Unix
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (37.50%) zOS
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) MVS
6 2 (6.25%) AIX
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Change Management
1 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
2 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
2 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
2 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.25%) Migration
2 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 2 (6.25%) Requirements Management
2 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.25%) Service Management
2 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) REXX
2 18 (56.25%) COBOL
3 13 (40.63%) Assembly Language
3 13 (40.63%) C++
4 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 10 (31.25%) CLIST
6 3 (9.38%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) VBA
7 2 (6.25%) Java
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Time Sharing Option
2 10 (31.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (6.25%) GPFS
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.38%) Control-M
3 1 (3.13%) CA Endevor
3 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.13%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) IBM
2 12 (37.50%) CA
3 5 (15.63%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) Micro Focus
6 2 (6.25%) Intel
6 2 (6.25%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) VMware
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft