The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 130 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing CICS 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.22% 0.37% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.09% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £358 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+50.84% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
548 450 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.48% 18.29% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 259 165
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £25.00 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

CICS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

CICS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

CICS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

CICS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (77.78%) COBOL
1 7 (77.78%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) DB2
3 3 (33.33%) JCL
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (22.22%) SAS
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) RUP
5 1 (11.11%) DSDM
5 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) Adabas
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 1 (11.11%) REXX
5 1 (11.11%) MVS
5 1 (11.11%) EntireX
5 1 (11.11%) NATURAL

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Adabas
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Mainframe Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) EntireX
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (11.11%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mainframe
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 1 (11.11%) iSeries
3 1 (11.11%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
2 1 (11.11%) RUP
2 1 (11.11%) DSDM
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) COBOL
2 3 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (11.11%) SELCOPY
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) REXX
3 1 (11.11%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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