Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for CICS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CICS over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 112 129
Rank change year-on-year -25 +17 -1
Contract jobs citing CICS 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.042% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.93% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - - £613
South East median daily rate £388 - £613
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

CICS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 569 321 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.97% 18.42% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 168 245
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £290 £237 £216
90th Percentile £525 £532 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -7.06% -
10th Percentile £17.73 £13.10 £9.00
90th Percentile £54.20 £34.58 £27.30
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.04% +21.62% +13.57%

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing CICS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for CICS in Buckinghamshire

CICS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CICS in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CICS in Buckinghamshire

CICS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CICS in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for CICS.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) PMO

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM