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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 600 559 514
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -45
Contract jobs citing HACMP 12 23 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.046% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.14% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 29
Average daily rate
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£550 £433 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.16% +73.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £475 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +90.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
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
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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
17426 16598 16008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.31% 32.96% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11144 10089 9876
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 £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 670 690 652
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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
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 31 August 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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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 -32 8 £550 +10.00%
North West -31 2 - -
London -6 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
HACMP
UK

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 28 (75.68%) UNIX
1 28 (75.68%) AIX
2 25 (67.57%) Clustering
3 21 (56.76%) Linux
4 20 (54.05%) IBM
4 20 (54.05%) Veritas
5 19 (51.35%) SAN
6 18 (48.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 17 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (43.24%) Perl
9 14 (37.84%) Red Hat
9 14 (37.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (35.14%) Finance
10 13 (35.14%) Shell Script
10 13 (35.14%) Solaris
11 12 (32.43%) LDAP
11 12 (32.43%) Symantec
11 12 (32.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (29.73%) NFS
12 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
12 11 (29.73%) DNS
12 11 (29.73%) Oracle
13 10 (27.03%) Windows
13 10 (27.03%) Puppet
13 10 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (27.03%) VMware
13 10 (27.03%) NetBackup
14 9 (24.32%) Banking
14 9 (24.32%) Python

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Project
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) SAN
2 12 (32.43%) LDAP
3 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
3 11 (29.73%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) Broadband
4 3 (8.11%) NAS
5 2 (5.41%) VLAN
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) FTP
5 2 (5.41%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) IPsec
6 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) OLTP
3 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.41%) Sybase IQ
3 2 (5.41%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.70%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.41%) ChangeMan
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) ISPF
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (67.57%) Clustering
2 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
3 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
4 5 (13.51%) LPAR
5 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
6 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
6 2 (5.41%) AS400
6 2 (5.41%) iSeries
6 2 (5.41%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (2.70%) DLPAR
7 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) UNIX
1 28 (75.68%) AIX
2 21 (56.76%) Linux
3 17 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (35.14%) Solaris
5 10 (27.03%) Windows
6 3 (8.11%) HPUX
6 3 (8.11%) VMS
7 2 (5.41%) NetWare
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (21.62%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (18.92%) Change Management
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) Service Management
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Change Control
6 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.41%) High Availability
7 2 (5.41%) Release Management
7 2 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Perl
2 13 (35.14%) Shell Script
3 9 (24.32%) Python
4 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.11%) sed
5 3 (8.11%) AWK
6 2 (5.41%) Korn
6 2 (5.41%) REXX
6 2 (5.41%) JCL
6 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (32.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 11 (29.73%) NFS
4 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (18.92%) GPFS
6 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
7 3 (8.11%) Veritas File System
7 3 (8.11%) PowerHA
8 2 (5.41%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
8 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (2.70%) OpenSSH
9 1 (2.70%) vSphere
9 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) NetBackup
1 10 (27.03%) Puppet
1 10 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (13.51%) OpenView
2 5 (13.51%) Tivoli
2 5 (13.51%) Control-M
3 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) IBM
1 20 (54.05%) Veritas
2 14 (37.84%) Red Hat
3 12 (32.43%) Symantec
4 11 (29.73%) Oracle
5 10 (27.03%) VMware
6 8 (21.62%) HP
7 7 (18.92%) Sun
8 6 (16.22%) EMC
9 5 (13.51%) Dell
10 4 (10.81%) NetApp
10 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.11%) SAP
11 3 (8.11%) 3PAR
12 2 (5.41%) Sybase
12 2 (5.41%) Intel
13 1 (2.70%) Hitachi
13 1 (2.70%) Remedy
13 1 (2.70%) Compaq