Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 236 255
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19 +38
Contract jobs citing CICS 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% 0.076% 0.024%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% 0.42% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
City of London median daily rate £600 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% - -
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 -
% change year-on-year +4.35% - -
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 1028 1178 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.29% 18.01% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 928 1031
City of London median daily rate £500 £471 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.10% +10.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £256
90th Percentile £675 £671 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +9.88% +6.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 16
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +25.87% -5.66%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.63
90th Percentile £27.50 £56.12 £31.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.45 £17.25
% change year-on-year +1.36% +6.96% +4.55%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CICS in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for CICS.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Feasibility Study

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) CICS Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) CICS Systems Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware