The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 66 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing JCL 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.68% 0.19% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 0.74% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
258 135 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.45% 25.33% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 82 113
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £201 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £436 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.97 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.63% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
JCL
Buckinghamshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (81.82%) Mainframe
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) REXX
3 6 (54.55%) ISPF
4 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (45.45%) DB2
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) BMC
5 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 4 (36.36%) MAINVIEW
5 4 (36.36%) Control-M
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (27.27%) MVS
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (27.27%) COBOL
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
7 2 (18.18%) C++
7 2 (18.18%) CICS
7 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
7 2 (18.18%) CA
7 2 (18.18%) zOS
7 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) Easytrieve
7 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
1 2 (18.18%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) Easytrieve
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DBA
1 4 (36.36%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) MVS Operator
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Operator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Mainframe
2 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) MVS
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) REXX
2 3 (27.27%) COBOL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
3 2 (18.18%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) MAINVIEW
1 4 (36.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) BMC
3 2 (18.18%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) ION Trading
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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