The first table below looks at the demand for ISPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 30 July 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 South East 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank - 227 243
Contract jobs citing ISPF 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.035% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.14% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £358 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £332 £434
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -23.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £34.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2213 2112 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.04% 24.91% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1142 1148
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 67 74
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
ISPF
England

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISPF across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire - - - -
ISPF
England

ISPF
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) BMC
1 4 (100.00%) REXX
1 4 (100.00%) MAINVIEW
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) ION Trading

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
1 4 (100.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) REXX
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) ION Trading