The first table below looks at the demand for ISPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Scotland 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 124 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing ISPF 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.037% 0.083% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £425 £315
% change year-on-year
-16.47% +34.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
809 730 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.24% 30.24% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 361 215
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 16
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.50 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
ISPF
UK

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ISPF
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ISPF Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ISPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISPF across the Scotland region.

ISPF Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ISPF
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Lothian - - - -
ISPF
UK

ISPF
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC