The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 536 487 528
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +41
Contract jobs citing HACMP 17 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.50% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 17
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£281 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £375 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £250 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £47.50
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12736 12422 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.80% 26.65% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7776 7663 7811
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £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 529 543 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
HACMP
UK

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 1 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 1 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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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 -16 9 £475 +50.79% 1
London 0 4 £313 +38.88%
North West -17 3 £228 +7.05%
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
South Coast - - - -
HACMP
UK

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 33 (91.67%) AIX
2 27 (75.00%) UNIX
3 25 (69.44%) IBM
4 17 (47.22%) Linux
5 15 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 14 (38.89%) Shell Script
7 13 (36.11%) SAN
7 13 (36.11%) Solaris
7 13 (36.11%) Windows
7 13 (36.11%) Oracle
7 13 (36.11%) GPFS
8 12 (33.33%) EMC
8 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (30.56%) VMware
10 10 (27.78%) Firewall
10 10 (27.78%) HP
10 10 (27.78%) SQL
10 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database
10 10 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (27.78%) LPAR
11 9 (25.00%) C
11 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (22.22%) Clustering
12 8 (22.22%) Perl
12 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 8 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (19.44%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
13 7 (19.44%) ITIL
13 7 (19.44%) Tivoli

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) SAN
2 10 (27.78%) Firewall
3 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.67%) Kerberos
4 6 (16.67%) LDAP
5 5 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (13.89%) VPN
5 5 (13.89%) DNS
5 5 (13.89%) WAN
5 5 (13.89%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.78%) SSL
7 1 (2.78%) DMZ
7 1 (2.78%) SMS
7 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.89%) SQLPlus
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.33%) DB2
4 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) OLTP
5 1 (2.78%) DB2 UDB
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Administrator
2 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) AIX Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) DBA
3 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) IT Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (2.78%) DB2 Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Development Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (13.89%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) LPAR
2 8 (22.22%) Clustering
3 5 (13.89%) Open Source
4 4 (11.11%) DLPAR
5 3 (8.33%) Replication
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) AIX
2 27 (75.00%) UNIX
3 17 (47.22%) Linux
4 13 (36.11%) Solaris
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (13.89%) HPUX
6 5 (13.89%) NetWare
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (19.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL
5 6 (16.67%) Migration
6 5 (13.89%) Service Management
6 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.89%) Document Management
7 4 (11.11%) ERP
8 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.78%) High Availability
10 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
10 1 (2.78%) Change Management
10 1 (2.78%) Workflow
10 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) Shell Script
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) C
4 8 (22.22%) Perl
5 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
6 6 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) C++
7 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
7 5 (13.89%) REXX
7 5 (13.89%) Korn
8 1 (2.78%) JCL
8 1 (2.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) IBM AIX Certification
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.56%) OCP
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) GPFS
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) vSphere
3 5 (13.89%) OCFS2
3 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) PowerHA
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (5.56%) SRDF
6 1 (2.78%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Tivoli
2 5 (13.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) IBM
2 15 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 13 (36.11%) Oracle
4 12 (33.33%) EMC
5 11 (30.56%) VMware
6 10 (27.78%) HP
7 7 (19.44%) Veritas
8 6 (16.67%) NetApp
8 6 (16.67%) JBoss
9 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.89%) Sun
9 5 (13.89%) Compaq
9 5 (13.89%) Dell
9 5 (13.89%) Hitachi
10 2 (5.56%) Intel
11 1 (2.78%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (2.78%) Business Objects