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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 118 117 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing CICS 2 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.48% 0.060%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.67% 2.20% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £500 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +88.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £456 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.86% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.00
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
297 501 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.03% 22.04% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 313 210
Median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 20
Median hourly rate £22.88 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £12.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 2 - -
CICS
Yorkshire

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) COBOL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Social Media
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) VSAM
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor
4 1 (20.00%) Blog
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Blog
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Intel
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) VMware