The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for CICS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 30 March 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)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 59 67
Contract jobs citing CICS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.20% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £445
% change year-on-year -20.00% -15.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 Glasgow with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 89 83 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 16.57% 14.19% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 54 73
Median daily rate £358 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.16% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing CICS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CICS in Glasgow

CICS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CICS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for CICS.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) MVS
2 3 (75.00%) COBOL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (25.00%) DataPower
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (25.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior COBOL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior COBOL Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) MVS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) COBOL
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat