The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 105 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing ISPF 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £485 £393
% change year-on-year
-16.49% +23.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ISPF
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
546 455 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.00% 24.24% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 286 263
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

ISPF
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ISPF Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ISPF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ISPF.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Tandem
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (50.00%) Axway
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Tandem
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Axway
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft