The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for ISPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
North West / Manchester
Rank - - 92
Contract jobs citing ISPF 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - - 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £550 £373
% change year-on-year -20.00% +47.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ISPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 464 503 381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 35.66% 28.34% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 327 244
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.87 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

ISPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing ISPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ISPF in Manchester

ISPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISPF in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISPF in Manchester