The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISPF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.12% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £485 £356
% change year-on-year
-16.49% +36.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ISPF
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
197 311 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.88% 22.55% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 178 131
Median daily rate £365 £367 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.54% -2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £33.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +179.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing ISPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

ISPF
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISPF across the Buckinghamshire region.

ISPF Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ISPF
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
ISPF
South East

ISPF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISPF 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for ISPF.

1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) JCL
1 9 (100.00%) REXX
1 9 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (88.89%) Mainframe
2 8 (88.89%) Tivoli
2 8 (88.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) FTP
2 8 (88.89%) IBM
3 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (77.78%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) AS400
5 3 (33.33%) ChangeMan
5 3 (33.33%) zOS
5 3 (33.33%) iSeries
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) HACMP
6 1 (11.11%) MVS
6 1 (11.11%) CLIST
6 1 (11.11%) Control-M
6 1 (11.11%) CICS
6 1 (11.11%) COBOL
6 1 (11.11%) DB2
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) CRM

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (11.11%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) ChangeMan
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Tivoli Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Mainframe Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Unix Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) DB2 Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Unix Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mainframe
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) AS400
4 3 (33.33%) HACMP
4 3 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) zOS
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JCL
1 9 (100.00%) REXX
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) CLIST
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (88.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) IBM