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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 40 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing CICS 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.80% 0.28% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.75% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£130 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £343 £326
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +4.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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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
80 64 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.28% 17.93% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 50
Average daily rate £335 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £175 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 18
Average hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +62.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) MVS
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) DB2

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Operator
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) MVS
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM