The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing ISPF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £356 £400
% change year-on-year
- -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ISPF
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 67 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.27% 34.54% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 17
Average daily rate £350 £363 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +27.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £36.97 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISPF across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in Chester