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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 559 506 551
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +45
Contract jobs citing HACMP 24 59 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.12% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.46% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 15
Average daily rate
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£420 £250 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £375 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £250 £425
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -
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
13306 12787 13590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.00% 26.57% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8068 8002 8055
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 545 721
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
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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
London +18 11 £413 +94.11% 2
South East -25 10 £500 +53.84% 1
North West -24 3 £228 +1.11% 1
East of England - - - -
South Coast - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
HACMP
UK

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 37 (92.50%) AIX
2 27 (67.50%) IBM
3 26 (65.00%) UNIX
3 26 (65.00%) Linux
4 19 (47.50%) EMC
5 18 (45.00%) SAN
5 18 (45.00%) Windows
5 18 (45.00%) VMware
6 17 (42.50%) Solaris
7 16 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (40.00%) Shell Script
8 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
8 15 (37.50%) Oracle
9 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (32.50%) GPFS
11 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
11 12 (30.00%) Perl
11 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
12 10 (25.00%) WAN
12 10 (25.00%) HP
12 10 (25.00%) SQL
12 10 (25.00%) Firewall
12 10 (25.00%) Clustering
12 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (22.50%) WebSphere
13 9 (22.50%) C
13 9 (22.50%) Veritas
14 8 (20.00%) NetApp
14 8 (20.00%) PowerHA

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (22.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) NetWeaver
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) SAN
2 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.00%) WAN
3 10 (25.00%) Firewall
4 6 (15.00%) Kerberos
4 6 (15.00%) LDAP
5 5 (12.50%) LAN
5 5 (12.50%) VPN
5 5 (12.50%) DNS
5 5 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.00%) Internet
6 2 (5.00%) HTTP
7 1 (2.50%) SMS
7 1 (2.50%) SSL
7 1 (2.50%) DMZ
7 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.50%) SQLPlus
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.50%) DB2
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) SAP HANA
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.50%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.50%) OLTP
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) AIX Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) SAP Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) DBA
6 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Mainframe Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (2.50%) DB2 Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 7 (17.50%) Middleware
2 2 (5.00%) YAML
2 2 (5.00%) J2EE
2 2 (5.00%) JMS
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) LPAR
2 5 (12.50%) Open Source
3 4 (10.00%) DLPAR
4 3 (7.50%) Replication
5 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Firmware
5 2 (5.00%) DataPower
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) AIX
2 26 (65.00%) UNIX
2 26 (65.00%) Linux
3 18 (45.00%) Windows
4 17 (42.50%) Solaris
5 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.50%) NetWare
6 5 (12.50%) HPUX
7 1 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (17.50%) Service Management
4 7 (17.50%) ITIL
5 6 (15.00%) Migration
5 6 (15.00%) High Availability
6 5 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (12.50%) Document Management
6 5 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.00%) ERP
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.00%) Change Control
9 2 (5.00%) Release Management
9 2 (5.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 12 (30.00%) Perl
3 10 (25.00%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) C
5 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
5 7 (17.50%) Korn
6 6 (15.00%) Java
6 6 (15.00%) C++
7 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.00%) Jython
8 2 (5.00%) Ruby
8 2 (5.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.50%) COBOL
9 1 (2.50%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) IBM AIX Certification
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) OCP
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (32.50%) GPFS
2 8 (20.00%) PowerHA
3 6 (15.00%) vSphere
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (12.50%) OCFS2
4 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 4 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (5.00%) SRDF
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Tivoli
2 5 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Puppet
3 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.00%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) IBM
2 19 (47.50%) EMC
3 18 (45.00%) VMware
4 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 15 (37.50%) Oracle
5 10 (25.00%) HP
6 9 (22.50%) Veritas
7 8 (20.00%) NetApp
8 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) JBoss
10 5 (12.50%) SAP
10 5 (12.50%) Sun
10 5 (12.50%) Compaq
10 5 (12.50%) Dell
10 5 (12.50%) Hitachi
11 3 (7.50%) Business Objects
12 2 (5.00%) Intel
12 2 (5.00%) Remedy
13 1 (2.50%) Cyber-Ark