Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 October 2018 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 247 245
Contract jobs citing CICS 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.044% 0.060%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.30% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
City of London median daily rate - £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +37.50%
Central London median daily rate - £600 £550
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,193 1,011 1,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.22% 14.74% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 784 908
City of London median daily rate £525 £498 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.53% +10.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £276 £293
90th Percentile £675 £675 £639
Central London median daily rate £500 £493 £450
% change year-on-year +1.52% +9.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 10 18
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.53% +7.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.93 £37.63 £55.56
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.85 £18.45
% change year-on-year +12.04% -3.25% +5.43%

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CICS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CICS in the City of London

CICS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CICS in the City of London

CICS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CICS in the City of London