Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 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)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 381 382
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1 -
Contract jobs citing ISPF 2 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.012% 0.024% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.089% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
South East median daily rate £430 - £613
England median daily rate £430 £390 £450
% change year-on-year +10.19% -13.28% +14.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £28.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year - +7.55% -9.40%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4592 4495 5143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.50% 26.85% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2839 2738 3321
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 129 117
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £14.78 £12.25 £14.90
90th Percentile £50.08 £55.10 £51.35
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

ISPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ISPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ISPF in the South East

ISPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISPF in the South East

ISPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISPF 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -8 2 £430 -
Buckinghamshire -30 2 £430 -
ISPF
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East 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 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:

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