Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 10 December 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 146 138
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 -2
Contract jobs citing CICS 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.063% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 0.55% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
East Midlands median daily rate £320 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -5.45% -8.33%
10th Percentile £308 £314 £316
90th Percentile £330 £336 £386
England median daily rate £375 £525 £473
% change year-on-year -28.57% +11.11% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 - -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 392 366 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.63% 11.50% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 246 322
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £343 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.79% -14.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £218 £256
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 18
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -18.31% +26.79%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.34 £11.00
90th Percentile £14.58 £42.50 £28.57
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.16%

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing CICS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CICS in the East Midlands

CICS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CICS in the East Midlands

CICS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CICS in the East Midlands

CICS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -7 7 £320 -1.54%
CICS
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for CICS.

1 7 (100.00%) DB2
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (100.00%) Tandem
1 7 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (100.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Shell Script