The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term HACMP in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HACMP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 73 61 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing HACMP 2 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.24% 0.14% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.75% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate - - £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
-20.26% +11.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
172 134 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.48% 18.16% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 58 85
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £204 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
HACMP
North West

HACMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HACMP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

HACMP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HACMP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HACMP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HACMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HACMP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HACMP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HACMP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - -
HACMP
North West

HACMP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing HACMP 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 HACMP.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) PowerHA
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LPAR
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing HACMP 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 HACMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AIX Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat