Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for ISPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISPF over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 93 98
Rank change year-on-year -22 +5 -
Contract jobs citing ISPF 2 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.11% 0.23% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 1.05% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Milton Keynes median daily rate £430 - £600
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £430 - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

ISPF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 566 287 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 32.12% 22.42% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 150 215
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.31% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £263 £265
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £375 £371
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.01% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.00 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +257.14% -14.06%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.50 £36.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year -27.40% +76.97% +26.61%

ISPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing ISPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for ISPF in Milton Keynes

ISPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISPF in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for ISPF.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) MAINVIEW
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation

ISPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DB2 DBA
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) DB2 Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) IBM