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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 546 568 548
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing HACMP 35 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.037% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 6
Average daily rate £450 £350 £541
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -35.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £350 £606
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -42.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
15103 14711 14928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.49% 31.61% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9870 9264 9135
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 623 641
Average hourly rate £22.12 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.86% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 +17 21 £488 -
North East -15 8 £285 -
North West - 3 - -
London - 2 £450 -
West Midlands -17 1 - -
HACMP
UK

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 77 (89.53%) Unix
2 67 (77.91%) AIX
3 64 (74.42%) IBM
4 42 (48.84%) Linux
5 41 (47.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (41.86%) Red Hat
7 29 (33.72%) DB2
8 27 (31.40%) Security Cleared
9 26 (30.23%) Solaris
10 25 (29.07%) Clustering
10 25 (29.07%) Hadoop
11 24 (27.91%) GPFS
11 24 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (27.91%) Windows
12 23 (26.74%) Shell Script
13 22 (25.58%) Neo4j
14 21 (24.42%) High Availability
15 20 (23.26%) IBM InfoSphere
15 20 (23.26%) ClearQuest
15 20 (23.26%) ClearCase
16 19 (22.09%) VMware
16 19 (22.09%) Change Data Capture
16 19 (22.09%) DV Cleared
17 18 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (20.93%) Finance
17 18 (20.93%) Oracle
18 17 (19.77%) SAN
18 17 (19.77%) Migration
18 17 (19.77%) Change Management
18 17 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 4 (4.65%) Apache
2 3 (3.49%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.33%) Tuxedo
3 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.16%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) SAN
2 11 (12.79%) FTP
2 11 (12.79%) LAN
2 11 (12.79%) WAN
3 9 (10.47%) DNS
3 9 (10.47%) Firewall
3 9 (10.47%) LDAP
4 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.14%) VPN
6 3 (3.49%) Broadband
7 2 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.33%) IPsec
8 1 (1.16%) HTTP
8 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.72%) DB2
2 25 (29.07%) Hadoop
3 22 (25.58%) Neo4j
4 20 (23.26%) IBM InfoSphere
5 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (6.98%) OLTP
7 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.49%) SAP HANA
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.49%) Sybase IQ
8 2 (2.33%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (2.33%) Ingres
8 2 (2.33%) PowerCenter
9 1 (1.16%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) ClearCase
1 20 (23.26%) ClearQuest
2 11 (12.79%) ChangeMan
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Retail
3 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Administrator
2 19 (22.09%) DBA
3 16 (18.60%) Analyst
4 14 (16.28%) DB2 DBA
5 11 (12.79%) Operations Analyst
5 11 (12.79%) Unix Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Architect
6 10 (11.63%) DV Cleared DBA
7 9 (10.47%) DB2 Administrator
7 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (10.47%) Unix Administrator
8 7 (8.14%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (8.14%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (8.14%) Unix Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) AIX Administrator
10 5 (5.81%) Consultant
10 5 (5.81%) Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Database Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Tivoli Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) ISPF
1 9 (10.47%) Middleware
2 1 (1.16%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.16%) J2EE
2 1 (1.16%) SOAP
2 1 (1.16%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.16%) XML
2 1 (1.16%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.16%) XSD
2 1 (1.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) Clustering
2 18 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
4 11 (12.79%) AS400
4 11 (12.79%) iSeries
4 11 (12.79%) LPAR
4 11 (12.79%) Mainframe
5 7 (8.14%) DLPAR
6 6 (6.98%) N-Tier
7 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.49%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.16%) DataPower
10 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (89.53%) Unix
2 67 (77.91%) AIX
3 42 (48.84%) Linux
4 41 (47.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (30.23%) Solaris
6 24 (27.91%) Windows
7 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.49%) VMS
9 2 (2.33%) HPUX
9 2 (2.33%) MVS
9 2 (2.33%) NetWare
9 2 (2.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (24.42%) High Availability
3 19 (22.09%) Change Data Capture
4 17 (19.77%) Change Management
4 17 (19.77%) Migration
5 16 (18.60%) Service Management
6 11 (12.79%) Open Source
7 10 (11.63%) Configuration Management
7 10 (11.63%) ITIL
8 7 (8.14%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (6.98%) ITIL V3
9 6 (6.98%) Lean Six Sigma
9 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.98%) Six Sigma
9 6 (6.98%) Workflow
10 5 (5.81%) Requirements Management
11 4 (4.65%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.65%) DevOps
11 4 (4.65%) Patch Management
11 4 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) Shell Script
2 16 (18.60%) Perl
3 13 (15.12%) JCL
4 9 (10.47%) REXX
5 8 (9.30%) Python
6 7 (8.14%) Java
7 6 (6.98%) SQL
8 4 (4.65%) AWK
8 4 (4.65%) C
8 4 (4.65%) sed
9 3 (3.49%) Korn
10 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.33%) C++
10 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.16%) Jython
11 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.09%) DV Cleared
3 10 (11.63%) IBM AIX Certification
4 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (27.91%) GPFS
2 17 (19.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 17 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 11 (12.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 9 (10.47%) Time Sharing Option
5 8 (9.30%) NFS
5 8 (9.30%) PowerHA
5 8 (9.30%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.98%) Veritas File System
7 2 (2.33%) OpenSSH
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Tivoli
2 8 (9.30%) Puppet
2 8 (9.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (4.65%) Legato
5 4 (4.65%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.33%) Ansible
6 2 (2.33%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.16%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.16%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 64 (74.42%) IBM
2 36 (41.86%) Red Hat
3 19 (22.09%) VMware
4 18 (20.93%) Oracle
5 16 (18.60%) Veritas
6 10 (11.63%) EMC
7 9 (10.47%) NetApp
8 7 (8.14%) Intel
8 7 (8.14%) SAP
8 7 (8.14%) Symantec
9 4 (4.65%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.49%) Sun
10 3 (3.49%) Sybase
11 2 (2.33%) Compaq
11 2 (2.33%) Hitachi
11 2 (2.33%) HP
11 2 (2.33%) Remedy
11 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.16%) CA