The first table below looks at the demand for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 18 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 Application Platforms category for the Nottinghamshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 43 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CICS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.54% - 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.77% - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Application Platforms Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
53 58 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.21% 16.07% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 35
Average daily rate £350 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £29.00 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.17% +241.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CICS
East Midlands

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CICS across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

CICS
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

CICS Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

CICS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) DataStage
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Pentaho

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) DataStage
2 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM