Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 238 279
Rank change year-on-year +1 +41 +29
Contract jobs citing CICS 6 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.093% 0.029% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% 0.18% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
City of London median daily rate £588 £563 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +50.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £440 £516 £306
90th Percentile £724 £639 £438
Central London median daily rate £588 £563 £375
% change year-on-year +4.44% +50.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

CICS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1056 1137 1994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.38% 16.60% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 856 1492
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £291 £243
90th Percentile £675 £638 £622
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 44
City of London median hourly rate £26.17 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.72% +10.14% -9.21%
10th Percentile £14.44 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £83.13 £26.38 £36.40
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +8.57% -5.20%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 5 (83.33%) DB2
1 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) zOS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) OLTP
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) TSYS
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (33.33%) VSAM
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis

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 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) OLTP
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) CICS Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) RACF Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) ISPF
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) VSAM
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) MVS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) RACF
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) TSYS
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
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