The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank - 60 60
Contract jobs citing ISPF 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.68% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.70% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £226 £400
% change year-on-year
+57.63% -43.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £37.50
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
149 185 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.91% 25.20% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 93 95
Average daily rate £398 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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