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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 554 543 518
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs citing HACMP 25 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.039% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 9
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£466 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.16% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £274 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £485 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £477 £300 £364
% change year-on-year
+58.83% -17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
HACMP
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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
15637 15569 13403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.89% 31.78% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9740 9813 8201
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 619 569
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
South East -3 16 £488 +21.87%
London -3 6 £450 -
North West -19 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £350 -
HACMP
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HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 32 (78.05%) UNIX
2 30 (73.17%) AIX
3 29 (70.73%) Clustering
4 26 (63.41%) Linux
5 25 (60.98%) Veritas
6 22 (53.66%) Solaris
7 20 (48.78%) SAN
8 19 (46.34%) IBM
8 19 (46.34%) Windows
9 18 (43.90%) Perl
9 18 (43.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (41.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 16 (39.02%) VMware
12 15 (36.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
12 15 (36.59%) Shell Script
13 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
13 14 (34.15%) HP
13 14 (34.15%) LDAP
14 13 (31.71%) DNS
14 13 (31.71%) GPFS
15 12 (29.27%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (26.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
16 11 (26.83%) Oracle
17 10 (24.39%) C
17 10 (24.39%) HPUX
17 10 (24.39%) NFS
17 10 (24.39%) Tivoli

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (9.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Project
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) SAN
2 14 (34.15%) LDAP
2 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
3 13 (31.71%) DNS
4 8 (19.51%) Firewall
5 7 (17.07%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (9.76%) NAS
7 3 (7.32%) Kerberos
7 3 (7.32%) VLAN
7 3 (7.32%) LAN
8 2 (4.88%) WAN
8 2 (4.88%) VPN
9 1 (2.44%) SSL
9 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
2 4 (9.76%) OLTP
3 3 (7.32%) SQLPlus
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Software Engineer
1 7 (17.07%) Administrator
2 6 (14.63%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) UNIX Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) UNIX Support
7 1 (2.44%) UNIX Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (2.44%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Mainframe Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Designer
7 1 (2.44%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) AIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
1 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (70.73%) Clustering
2 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) N-Tier
4 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Open Source
6 1 (2.44%) User Experience
6 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.44%) Replication
6 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.44%) LPAR
6 1 (2.44%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) UNIX
2 30 (73.17%) AIX
3 26 (63.41%) Linux
4 22 (53.66%) Solaris
5 19 (46.34%) Windows
6 18 (43.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (24.39%) HPUX
8 8 (19.51%) NetWare
9 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (7.32%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.44%) zOS
11 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (29.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 6 (14.63%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.20%) Service Management
6 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Document Management
6 3 (7.32%) Change Control
6 3 (7.32%) Coaching
7 2 (4.88%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (4.88%) Workflow
7 2 (4.88%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) Perl
2 15 (36.59%) Shell Script
3 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
4 10 (24.39%) C
5 9 (21.95%) C++
5 9 (21.95%) Java
5 9 (21.95%) Python
6 8 (19.51%) Korn
6 8 (19.51%) SQL
7 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.44%) COBOL
8 1 (2.44%) JCL
8 1 (2.44%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) IBM AIX Certification
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 13 (31.71%) GPFS
3 11 (26.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (24.39%) NFS
5 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
7 4 (9.76%) vSphere
8 3 (7.32%) OCFS2
9 2 (4.88%) PowerHA
10 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (2.44%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Tivoli
1 10 (24.39%) Puppet
1 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (19.51%) NetBackup
3 4 (9.76%) OpenView
3 4 (9.76%) Control-M
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Veritas
2 19 (46.34%) IBM
3 16 (39.02%) VMware
4 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
5 14 (34.15%) HP
6 11 (26.83%) Oracle
7 10 (24.39%) EMC
8 9 (21.95%) Symantec
9 7 (17.07%) Hitachi
9 7 (17.07%) NetApp
9 7 (17.07%) Sun
9 7 (17.07%) Compaq
9 7 (17.07%) Dell
10 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
11 3 (7.32%) Intel
12 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
12 1 (2.44%) Cisco