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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 554 517 549
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +32
Contract jobs citing HACMP 24 52 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.11% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.34% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 16
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£405 £250 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £380 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £250 £303
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 -
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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
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +17 12 £420 +97.64% 1
South East -5 9 £400 +23.07%
North West -14 3 £228 +4.00%
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
HACMP
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HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (94.59%) AIX
2 27 (72.97%) IBM
3 25 (67.57%) Linux
4 21 (56.76%) UNIX
5 20 (54.05%) Windows
6 18 (48.65%) Oracle
6 18 (48.65%) EMC
7 17 (45.95%) SAN
7 17 (45.95%) VMware
8 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
8 15 (40.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
9 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (37.84%) Shell Script
10 13 (35.14%) SQL
11 12 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (29.73%) Solaris
12 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
13 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
13 10 (27.03%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (24.32%) PowerHA
14 9 (24.32%) GPFS
14 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
14 9 (24.32%) WAN
14 9 (24.32%) NetApp
15 8 (21.62%) HP
15 8 (21.62%) Perl
15 8 (21.62%) Firewall
15 8 (21.62%) Finance

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (24.32%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.11%) NetWeaver
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.41%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.41%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) SAN
2 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (24.32%) WAN
4 8 (21.62%) Firewall
5 6 (16.22%) LDAP
5 6 (16.22%) Kerberos
6 5 (13.51%) DNS
7 3 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (8.11%) VPN
7 3 (8.11%) LAN
8 2 (5.41%) HTTP
8 2 (5.41%) Internet
9 1 (2.70%) DMZ
9 1 (2.70%) SSH
9 1 (2.70%) SSL
9 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (13.51%) SQLPlus
3 5 (13.51%) MySQL
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (8.11%) SAP HANA
5 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (8.11%) DB2
5 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.70%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.70%) OLTP
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (13.51%) SAP Architect
3 5 (13.51%) DBA
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) AIX Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) DB2 Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Mainframe Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (13.51%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) J2EE
3 2 (5.41%) JMS
3 2 (5.41%) YAML
4 1 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Clustering
3 5 (13.51%) LPAR
4 4 (10.81%) DLPAR
5 3 (8.11%) Open Source
5 3 (8.11%) Replication
6 2 (5.41%) Firmware
6 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.41%) DataPower
7 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) AIX
2 25 (67.57%) Linux
3 21 (56.76%) UNIX
4 20 (54.05%) Windows
5 12 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (29.73%) Solaris
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (13.51%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (8.11%) HPUX
9 3 (8.11%) NetWare
10 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (27.03%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (18.92%) High Availability
3 7 (18.92%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
4 6 (16.22%) Service Management
4 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (16.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (16.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Coaching
5 5 (13.51%) Document Management
6 4 (10.81%) ERP
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (8.11%) Release Management
7 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
7 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Shell Script
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) Perl
4 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
4 7 (18.92%) C
5 5 (13.51%) Korn
6 4 (10.81%) C++
6 4 (10.81%) Java
7 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.41%) PHP
8 2 (5.41%) Ruby
8 2 (5.41%) Jython
9 1 (2.70%) JCL
9 1 (2.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) IBM AIX Certification
3 2 (5.41%) OCP
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (24.32%) PowerHA
2 9 (24.32%) GPFS
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
4 6 (16.22%) vSphere
5 5 (13.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (13.51%) OCFS2
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
6 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
6 2 (5.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (5.41%) SRDF
7 1 (2.70%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Data Guard
1 5 (13.51%) Tivoli
1 5 (13.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) IBM
2 18 (48.65%) Oracle
2 18 (48.65%) EMC
3 17 (45.95%) VMware
4 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
5 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) NetApp
7 8 (21.62%) HP
8 6 (16.22%) SAP
8 6 (16.22%) JBoss
9 5 (13.51%) Sun
9 5 (13.51%) Dell
9 5 (13.51%) Veritas
10 4 (10.81%) Business Objects
11 3 (8.11%) Hitachi
11 3 (8.11%) Compaq
12 2 (5.41%) Intel
12 2 (5.41%) Remedy
13 1 (2.70%) Cyber-Ark