The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 135 - 132
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISPF 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% - 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £332 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £34.50
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
786 851 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.07% 29.40% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 460 581
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 38
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.28 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +24.14%
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 the North West

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

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISPF
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ISPF Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ISPF
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
ISPF
England

ISPF
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
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