The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
England / South East
Rank - 248 -
Contract jobs citing ISPF 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.10% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £523 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1957 2147 2392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.69% 25.02% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1222 1453 1376
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 55
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +73.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £15.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

ISPF
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISPF Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ISPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISPF Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for ISPF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Commerce Server
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Commerce Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) Commerce Server
1 1 (100.00%) Commerce Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle