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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing ISPF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £251 £350
% change year-on-year
+71.31% -28.28%
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
36 87 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 29.75% 38.67% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 9
Average daily rate £338 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.07 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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