The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank - 64 -
Contract jobs citing CICS 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes - 0.67% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 3.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £381 £445
% change year-on-year -21.31% -14.32%  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 92 152 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 12.45% 20.51% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 79 89
Median daily rate £358 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £549 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +0.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

CICS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CICS in Milton Keynes

CICS
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for CICS.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) CICS Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy