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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 58 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing ISPF 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.03% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.64% 1.52% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £279 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-38.05% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £29.25
ISPF
Buckinghamshire

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
151 198 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.24% 23.88% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 123 121
Median daily rate £338 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for ISPF.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) REXX
1 10 (100.00%) JCL
2 9 (90.00%) IBM
3 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 7 (70.00%) FTP
3 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
3 7 (70.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 7 (70.00%) Mainframe
3 7 (70.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (60.00%) Change Management
5 4 (40.00%) AS400
5 4 (40.00%) zOS
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) HACMP
6 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (30.00%) Easytrieve
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) CICS
6 3 (30.00%) Assembly Language
6 3 (30.00%) CA
6 3 (30.00%) MQSeries
6 3 (30.00%) C++
6 3 (30.00%) COBOL
6 3 (30.00%) ChangeMan
6 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (30.00%) CLIST
6 3 (30.00%) iSeries
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (30.00%) CICS
1 3 (30.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Tivoli Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Mainframe Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Unix Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Information Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Information Systems Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) AS400
4 3 (30.00%) HACMP
4 3 (30.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) zOS
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JCL
1 10 (100.00%) REXX
2 3 (30.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) CLIST
2 3 (30.00%) COBOL
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 7 (70.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) CA
2 3 (30.00%) HP