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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 2 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 105 92 84
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing CICS 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.057% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.28% 1.91% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £230
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +63.04%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
351 262 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.95% 16.53% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 158 127
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.10 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.00 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -0.96%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CICS across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) LPAR
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) ATL
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) LPAR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language