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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 60 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing JCL 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.34% 0.22% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 0.73% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-56.66% -
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
222 275 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.84% 30.32% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 156 144
Median daily rate £375 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing JCL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JCL 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 JCL.

1 20 (80.00%) IBM
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 14 (56.00%) COBOL
3 14 (56.00%) REXX
4 12 (48.00%) CICS
5 11 (44.00%) ISPF
5 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
6 10 (40.00%) zOS
6 10 (40.00%) Mainframe
6 10 (40.00%) Assembly Language
6 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (40.00%) C++
6 10 (40.00%) MQSeries
7 9 (36.00%) CA
7 9 (36.00%) Finance
8 8 (32.00%) Easytrieve
8 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (28.00%) CLIST
9 7 (28.00%) Unix
9 7 (28.00%) DB2
10 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (20.00%) HP
12 4 (16.00%) FTP
12 4 (16.00%) Tivoli
12 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (16.00%) Change Management
12 4 (16.00%) Control-M
12 4 (16.00%) Banking
12 4 (16.00%) Time Sharing Option
12 4 (16.00%) IBM Mainframe

JCL
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 12 (48.00%) CICS
2 10 (40.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Easytrieve
2 7 (28.00%) DB2
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (4.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 9 (36.00%) Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) COBOL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Mainframe Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) ISPF
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (12.00%) HACMP
5 2 (8.00%) AS400
5 2 (8.00%) iSeries
6 1 (4.00%) Clustering
6 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (4.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (40.00%) zOS
4 7 (28.00%) Unix
5 2 (8.00%) MVS
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Line Management
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) COBOL
1 14 (56.00%) REXX
2 10 (40.00%) Assembly Language
2 10 (40.00%) C++
3 7 (28.00%) CLIST
4 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (4.00%) GPFS
2 1 (4.00%) HDFS
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Control-M
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (12.00%) CA Endevor
3 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) IBM
2 9 (36.00%) CA
3 5 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Intel
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) VMware