Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 22 August 2019 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 198 182
Rank change year-on-year +31 -16 +21
Contract jobs citing CICS 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.061% 0.024%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.48% 0.41% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Yorkshire median daily rate £491 £368 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.67% - -
England median daily rate £375 £328 £413
% change year-on-year +14.29% -20.46% -3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 676 738 641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.46% 15.02% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 477 388
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £236 £268 £249
90th Percentile £575 £550 £543
England median daily rate £475 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +5.33% +0.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 26
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £23.42 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.93% +39.79% -4.96%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.63 £9.88
90th Percentile £31.25 £35.15 £27.88
England median hourly rate £20.86 £21.00 £19.97
% change year-on-year -0.69% +5.16% -0.15%

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CICS in Yorkshire

CICS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CICS in Yorkshire

CICS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CICS in Yorkshire

CICS
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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
South Yorkshire - 5 £491 -
West Yorkshire +29 4 - -
CICS
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for CICS.

1 9 (90.00%) COBOL
2 8 (80.00%) DB2
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) JCL
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
6 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) Decision-Making
7 2 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (20.00%) ForgeRock
7 2 (20.00%) OpenAM
7 2 (20.00%) Docker
7 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (20.00%) OpenDJ
7 2 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (20.00%) Puppet
7 2 (20.00%) JSON
7 2 (20.00%) Microservices
7 2 (20.00%) GCP
7 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
7 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
7 2 (20.00%) OAuth

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) COBOL Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) Kafka
1 2 (20.00%) OAuth
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
1 2 (20.00%) SAML
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (10.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) COBOL
2 6 (60.00%) JCL
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) OpenAM
1 2 (20.00%) OpenDJ
2 1 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) ForgeRock
3 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy