The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank - 138 -
Contract jobs citing ISPF 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.035% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £279 £260 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -21.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -
ISPF
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
633 736 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.65% 26.13% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 404 497
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 33
Median hourly rate £31.00 £40.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £46.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 the East of England

ISPF
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ISPF Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ISPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISPF across the East of England region.

ISPF Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ISPF
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for ISPF.

1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) zOS
1 6 (100.00%) CICS
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) AS400
2 5 (83.33%) Workflow
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (83.33%) assyst
2 5 (83.33%) MVS
2 5 (83.33%) Tivoli NetView
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (83.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) COBOL
2 5 (83.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (16.67%) Control-M
4 1 (16.67%) RACF
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) REXX

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (100.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) DB2 Support
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Support
1 1 (16.67%) MVS Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) AS400
2 5 (83.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) zOS
2 5 (83.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) High Availability
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
1 5 (83.33%) Knowledge Management
1 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
1 5 (83.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
2 5 (83.33%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (16.67%) RACF
2 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM