The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank - - 121
Contract jobs citing ISPF 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+35.23% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
849 581 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.99% 24.63% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 392 402
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.72 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ISPF
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ISPF Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ISPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ISPF Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ISPF
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) CA Endevor

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Environment Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle