The first table below looks at the demand for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Wiltshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 68 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CICS 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% - 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.67% - 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Application Platforms Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
150 66 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.92% 13.78% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 50 44
Average daily rate £338 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -49.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £14.73 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
CICS
South West

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

CICS
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

CICS Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

CICS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

CICS Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

CICS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL