Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 November 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 149 115
Rank change year-on-year +13 -34 -16
Contract jobs citing CICS 6 7 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.20% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.29% 1.38% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
Manchester median daily rate £475 £427 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% -8.12% +69.09%
10th Percentile £433 £365 £445
90th Percentile £488 £456 £598
North West median daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 466 509 670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.86% 14.35% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 321 374
Manchester median daily rate £415 £380 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -5.30% +21.59%
10th Percentile £209 £224 £258
90th Percentile £613 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £413
% change year-on-year - -6.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 32
Manchester median hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.45% +21.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.74 £14.41 £11.00
90th Percentile £118.75 £29.28 £32.18
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.17
% change year-on-year +13.33% -12.64% +2.60%

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing CICS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for CICS in Manchester

CICS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CICS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CICS.

1 6 (100.00%) COBOL
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (50.00%) OS/390
2 3 (50.00%) JCL
2 3 (50.00%) hybris
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) COBOL
2 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (50.00%) JCL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) hybris
2 2 (33.33%) IBM