The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 107 84 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -25
Contract jobs citing JCL 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.23% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 0.59% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £262 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +25.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £29.25
JCL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
456 341 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.38% 32.92% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 225 178
Median daily rate £330 £417 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.76% +23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 5
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +145.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £65.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing JCL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in the North East

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

JCL
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -25 3 - -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 North East region with a requirement for JCL.

1 16 (100.00%) zOS
2 15 (93.75%) IBM
2 15 (93.75%) Mainframe
2 15 (93.75%) IBM Mainframe
3 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
3 14 (87.50%) REXX
4 13 (81.25%) Firewall
4 13 (81.25%) ISPF
5 11 (68.75%) MVS
5 11 (68.75%) FTP
5 11 (68.75%) Time Sharing Option
6 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
7 8 (50.00%) HP
7 8 (50.00%) ServiceNow
7 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
8 7 (43.75%) BMC
8 7 (43.75%) Change Management
8 7 (43.75%) Control-M
9 6 (37.50%) CA
10 5 (31.25%) ITIL
11 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
12 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
12 3 (18.75%) Degree
12 3 (18.75%) Validation
12 3 (18.75%) Migration
12 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
12 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
12 3 (18.75%) Project Management

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (12.50%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Mainframe Support
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) IBM Mainframe
1 15 (93.75%) Mainframe
2 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) zOS
2 11 (68.75%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
2 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) High Availability
6 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 1 (6.25%) Escalation Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) REXX
2 2 (12.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Control-M
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) IBM
2 8 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 7 (43.75%) BMC
4 6 (37.50%) CA
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) SAP