The first table below looks at the demand for ISPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank - 66 56
Contract jobs citing ISPF 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.14% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.61% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £332 £434
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -23.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £34.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
188 165 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.98% 23.14% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 92 90
Average daily rate £375 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

ISPF
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

ISPF Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

ISPF
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ISPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISPF.

1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) BMC
1 4 (100.00%) REXX
1 4 (100.00%) MAINVIEW
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) ION Trading

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ISPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
1 4 (100.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) REXX
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) ION Trading