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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 65 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing JCL 3 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.35% 1.86% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.37% 5.45% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £356
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -17.24%
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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
219 257 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.80% 34.18% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 139 117
Average daily rate £388 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.70 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £19.50 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 9 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (50.00%) DB2
3 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) ISPF
5 4 (33.33%) BMC
5 4 (33.33%) REXX
5 4 (33.33%) SLA
5 4 (33.33%) COBOL
5 4 (33.33%) MVS
5 4 (33.33%) MAINVIEW
5 4 (33.33%) Control-M
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
7 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
8 1 (8.33%) System Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
8 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) SELCOPY
8 1 (8.33%) ION Trading
8 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
8 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) VSAM

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
1 4 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (8.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) MVS
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) COBOL
1 4 (33.33%) REXX
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) MAINVIEW
1 4 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) ION Trading