The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 26 June 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 117 122
Contract jobs citing CICS 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.97% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -11.51% +8.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.50 -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 197 309 384
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.82% 15.27% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 218 233
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 10
Median hourly rate £13.93 £14.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.93% +23.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

CICS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CICS in West Yorkshire

CICS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CICS in West Yorkshire