The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 109 136 124
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Contract jobs citing CICS 13 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.60% 0.036% 0.082%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.54% 0.20% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £381 £438
% change year-on-year
+9.50% -12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 -

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

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
367 491 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.86% 17.57% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 318 294
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 6
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £12.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% +26.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire - 11 £550 -
South Yorkshire -3 2 £550 -
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for CICS.

1 18 (75.00%) DB2
2 16 (66.67%) zOS
3 14 (58.33%) Mainframe
3 14 (58.33%) Unit Testing
3 14 (58.33%) Virtual Environments
4 13 (54.17%) DevOps
4 13 (54.17%) IBM
5 12 (50.00%) CA
5 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (50.00%) OMEGAMON
5 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (50.00%) Syncsort
5 12 (50.00%) iPad
5 12 (50.00%) Splunk
5 12 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 12 (50.00%) CA Service Virtualization
6 10 (41.67%) CA Endevor
7 8 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (25.00%) Middleware
8 6 (25.00%) SUSE
8 6 (25.00%) Replication
8 6 (25.00%) VMware
8 6 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (25.00%) Intel
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (25.00%) AIX
8 6 (25.00%) Solaris
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JBehave
1 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Deployment Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) z/OS Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Mainframe
2 12 (50.00%) iPad
3 6 (25.00%) Replication
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) iSeries
5 1 (4.17%) Blog
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.17%) Social Media
5 1 (4.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) zOS
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) AIX
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Solaris
3 6 (25.00%) SUSE
3 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Unit Testing
1 14 (58.33%) Virtual Environments
2 13 (54.17%) DevOps
3 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Microservices
6 1 (4.17%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) COBOL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) CA Service Virtualization
1 12 (50.00%) OMEGAMON
2 10 (41.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) IBM
2 12 (50.00%) CA
2 12 (50.00%) Splunk
2 12 (50.00%) Syncsort
3 6 (25.00%) Intel
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft