The table below looks at the statistics for PowerHA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerHA over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM PowerHA
Rank 59 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.63% 0.44% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 6.49% 3.54% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £235 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.53% -54.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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 System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
77 113 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.66% 12.38% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 31
Average daily rate £325 £265 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 16
Average hourly rate £33.25 £31.56 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +125.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £13.50 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.07 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

PowerHA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

PowerHA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PowerHA
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

PowerHA Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PowerHA
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerHA across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

PowerHA Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

PowerHA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PowerHA 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 PowerHA.

1 5 (83.33%) DB2
1 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (16.67%) GPFS
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (16.67%) HACMP
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) LPAR
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

PowerHA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PowerHA 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 PowerHA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) AIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) HACMP
1 1 (16.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark