Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 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)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 200 221
Rank change year-on-year +14 +21 -10
Contract jobs citing CICS 10 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.12% 0.030%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.17% 0.68% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
South West median daily rate £575 £430 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.88% -20.09% +36.94%
10th Percentile £513 £313 £515
90th Percentile £619 £507 £560
England median daily rate £475 £471 £425
% change year-on-year +0.80% +10.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £28.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%

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 South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 853 1030 1146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.21% 18.16% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 725 792
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% -1.33%
10th Percentile £222 £213 £200
90th Percentile £538 £523 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -27.39% +101.28%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.95 £42.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £20.71 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.56% +8.33%

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing CICS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for CICS in the South West

CICS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CICS in the South West

CICS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CICS in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CICS in the South West

CICS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CICS in the South West

CICS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bristol 0 10 £575 +33.88%
CICS
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South West region with a requirement for CICS.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) DB2
1 10 (100.00%) IIS
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Apache
1 10 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
1 10 (100.00%) DataPower
1 10 (100.00%) Node.js
1 10 (100.00%) F5
1 10 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 10 (100.00%) Microservices
1 10 (100.00%) React
1 10 (100.00%) webpack
1 10 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
1 10 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (90.00%) Green Hat
2 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 9 (90.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 9 (90.00%) Bitbucket
2 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 9 (90.00%) Artifactory
2 9 (90.00%) TeamCity
2 9 (90.00%) Adobe

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (100.00%) Apache
1 10 (100.00%) IIS
1 10 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 10 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) webpack
2 9 (90.00%) Artifactory
2 9 (90.00%) Bitbucket
2 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 9 (90.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Consultant
2 7 (70.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 5 (50.00%) Java Consultant
3 5 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Node.js
1 10 (100.00%) React
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
1 10 (100.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) DataPower
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
1 10 (100.00%) Microservices
2 9 (90.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) F5
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) Adobe
2 9 (90.00%) Green Hat