The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ISPF 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £29.25
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
56 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.73% 16.67% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 20
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester