The table below looks at the prevalence of the term HACMP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HACMP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 593 573 575
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing HACMP 34 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.049% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 12
Average daily rate £425 £466 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.70% +55.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £335 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £477 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.80% +58.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
HACMP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16683 16288 16352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.56% 32.13% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10980 10006 10123
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 621 718
Average hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

HACMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

HACMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

HACMP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

HACMP Daily Rate Trend in England

HACMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HACMP across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

HACMP Daily Rate Histogram in England

HACMP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

HACMP Hourly Rate Trend in England

HACMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HACMP within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -24 13 £475 -2.56% 2
North East - 11 £278 -
London -5 6 £425 -5.55%
West Midlands - 3 £363 -
North West -5 1 £425 -
HACMP
UK

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 61 (89.71%) Unix
2 55 (80.88%) AIX
3 38 (55.88%) Solaris
4 37 (54.41%) IBM
5 34 (50.00%) Linux
6 30 (44.12%) Red Hat
7 29 (42.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (41.18%) Veritas
8 28 (41.18%) Clustering
9 27 (39.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (39.71%) Perl
9 27 (39.71%) GPFS
10 25 (36.76%) Finance
10 25 (36.76%) Configuration Management
11 21 (30.88%) High Availability
12 20 (29.41%) Service Management
13 18 (26.47%) Python
13 18 (26.47%) Middleware
13 18 (26.47%) Puppet
13 18 (26.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 17 (25.00%) Shell Script
14 17 (25.00%) IBM AIX Certification
14 17 (25.00%) ITIL
15 16 (23.53%) LDAP
15 16 (23.53%) Firewall
15 16 (23.53%) Open Source
16 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
16 15 (22.06%) VPN
16 15 (22.06%) DNS
16 15 (22.06%) LAN

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.47%) Apache
2 1 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.47%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) Firewall
1 16 (23.53%) LDAP
2 15 (22.06%) DNS
2 15 (22.06%) LAN
2 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
2 15 (22.06%) VPN
2 15 (22.06%) WAN
3 11 (16.18%) SAN
4 3 (4.41%) Broadband
4 3 (4.41%) FTP
5 2 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.47%) HTTP
6 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) DB2
1 6 (8.82%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.35%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (7.35%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.47%) OLTP
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) ClearCase
1 5 (7.35%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.94%) ChangeMan
General
1 25 (36.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Administrator
2 21 (30.88%) Unix Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) Unix Administrator
4 12 (17.65%) AIX Administrator
4 12 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (14.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (13.24%) Consultant
6 9 (13.24%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 8 (11.76%) AIX Systems Administrator
7 8 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (10.29%) AIX Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 5 (7.35%) AIX Consultant
10 5 (7.35%) DBA
10 5 (7.35%) Solaris Administrator
10 5 (7.35%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
11 4 (5.88%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) Middleware
2 2 (2.94%) ISPF
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.47%) J2EE
3 1 (1.47%) SOAP
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.47%) XML
3 1 (1.47%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.47%) XSD
3 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.18%) Clustering
2 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.88%) DLPAR
4 4 (5.88%) LPAR
5 2 (2.94%) AS400
5 2 (2.94%) iSeries
5 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) DataPower
6 1 (1.47%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.47%) Informatics
6 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (89.71%) Unix
2 55 (80.88%) AIX
3 38 (55.88%) Solaris
4 34 (50.00%) Linux
5 29 (42.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (11.76%) Windows
7 4 (5.88%) HPUX
7 4 (5.88%) NetWare
8 3 (4.41%) VMS
9 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (36.76%) Configuration Management
3 21 (30.88%) High Availability
4 20 (29.41%) Service Management
5 17 (25.00%) ITIL
6 16 (23.53%) Open Source
7 13 (19.12%) ITIL V3
7 13 (19.12%) Lean Six Sigma
7 13 (19.12%) Six Sigma
7 13 (19.12%) Workflow
8 12 (17.65%) DevOps
9 10 (14.71%) Migration
10 9 (13.24%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (8.82%) Change Management
12 5 (7.35%) Change Data Capture
12 5 (7.35%) Contingency Planning
13 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
13 4 (5.88%) Project Management
13 4 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
14 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) Perl
2 18 (26.47%) Python
3 17 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.35%) Java
4 5 (7.35%) Korn
5 4 (5.88%) AWK
5 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.88%) C
5 4 (5.88%) C++
5 4 (5.88%) sed
6 3 (4.41%) JCL
7 2 (2.94%) REXX
8 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.47%) Jython
8 1 (1.47%) SQL
8 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) IBM AIX Certification
2 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) Degree
4 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) GPFS
2 18 (26.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 14 (20.59%) NFS
4 13 (19.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (11.76%) Oracle Clusterware
5 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (7.35%) Veritas File System
7 4 (5.88%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.94%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (26.47%) Puppet
2 10 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (13.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (7.35%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Ansible
6 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.47%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.47%) Control-M
7 1 (1.47%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (1.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) IBM
2 30 (44.12%) Red Hat
3 28 (41.18%) Veritas
4 12 (17.65%) VMware
5 6 (8.82%) EMC
5 6 (8.82%) Symantec
6 4 (5.88%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.88%) HP
6 4 (5.88%) Sun
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle
8 2 (2.94%) Compaq
8 2 (2.94%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.47%) CA
9 1 (1.47%) Dell
9 1 (1.47%) Intel
9 1 (1.47%) NetApp