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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 245 244 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing ISPF 1 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.013% 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.049% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £450 £444
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 -
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2050 2539 2292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.47% 27.00% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 1632 1394
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 76 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 1 - -
ISPF
England

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 South East region with a requirement for ISPF.

1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Commerce Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Ektron
2 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET

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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) CICS
1 1 (50.00%) Commerce Server
1 1 (50.00%) Commerce Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) MVS
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) REXX
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ektron
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle