The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - - 111
Contract jobs citing CICS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.056%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
267 363 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.36% 18.62% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 249 226
Median daily rate £410 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +79.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

CICS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

CICS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

CICS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CICS across the West Yorkshire region.

CICS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CICS 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for CICS.

1 14 (93.33%) Mainframe
1 14 (93.33%) Unit Testing
1 14 (93.33%) Virtual Environments
2 13 (86.67%) IBM
2 13 (86.67%) DevOps
3 12 (80.00%) iPad
3 12 (80.00%) CA Service Virtualization
3 12 (80.00%) Syncsort
3 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (80.00%) Splunk
3 12 (80.00%) Functional Testing
3 12 (80.00%) CA
3 12 (80.00%) OMEGAMON
3 12 (80.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (73.33%) DB2
5 10 (66.67%) zOS
5 10 (66.67%) CA Endevor
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Docker
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) REST
8 1 (6.67%) JBehave
8 1 (6.67%) Social Media
8 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
8 1 (6.67%) COBOL
8 1 (6.67%) VSAM
8 1 (6.67%) Blog
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JBehave
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Build Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Deployment Specialist
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Specialist
1 4 (26.67%) z/OS Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Mainframe
2 12 (80.00%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Blog
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Unit Testing
1 14 (93.33%) Virtual Environments
2 13 (86.67%) DevOps
3 12 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (80.00%) Functional Testing
3 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) CA Service Virtualization
1 12 (80.00%) OMEGAMON
2 10 (66.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) IBM
2 12 (80.00%) CA
2 12 (80.00%) Splunk
2 12 (80.00%) Syncsort