The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 44 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CICS 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.15% - 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.21% - 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CICS
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
96 56 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.17% 16.97% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 26 27
Average daily rate £275 £288 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +13.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £175 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +83.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

CICS
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

CICS Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

CICS
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 5 - -
CICS
Yorkshire

CICS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 6 (85.71%) DB2
1 6 (85.71%) COBOL
1 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) JCL
3 4 (57.14%) SAS
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) iSeries
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) DB2
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Mainframe Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) COBOL
2 4 (57.14%) JCL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft