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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 557 550 509
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -41
Contract jobs citing HACMP 26 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.032% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 8
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£466 £304 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.25% -13.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £273 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £490 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £283 £300
% change year-on-year
+64.77% -5.83%
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
16026 15873 14143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.03% 32.19% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10025 10012 8555
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £245
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 619 635 610
Average hourly rate £18.24 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 28 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 28 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 -8 16 £488 - 1
London +23 6 £450 - 1
North West -12 2 £406 -
East of England - 2 £350 -
HACMP
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HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 30 (75.00%) UNIX
2 28 (70.00%) AIX
2 28 (70.00%) Clustering
3 26 (65.00%) Linux
4 25 (62.50%) Veritas
5 19 (47.50%) SAN
5 19 (47.50%) Solaris
6 18 (45.00%) Windows
6 18 (45.00%) Perl
7 17 (42.50%) IBM
7 17 (42.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (42.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 16 (40.00%) Shell Script
9 14 (35.00%) VMware
9 14 (35.00%) LDAP
10 13 (32.50%) HP
10 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
10 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
11 12 (30.00%) Tivoli
11 12 (30.00%) DNS
11 12 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (27.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 11 (27.50%) Bash Shell
12 11 (27.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (25.00%) Puppet
13 10 (25.00%) GPFS
13 10 (25.00%) NFS
13 10 (25.00%) HPUX

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) CICS
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) SAN
2 14 (35.00%) LDAP
3 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
4 12 (30.00%) DNS
5 7 (17.50%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (12.50%) Firewall
7 4 (10.00%) NAS
8 3 (7.50%) VLAN
9 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
10 1 (2.50%) Internet
10 1 (2.50%) SSL
10 1 (2.50%) LAN
10 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) OLTP
3 2 (5.00%) SQLPlus
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) Informix
4 1 (2.50%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.50%) ChangeMan
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
1 8 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Administrator
1 7 (17.50%) Software Engineer
1 7 (17.50%) Consultant
2 5 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) UNIX Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) AIX Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) AIX Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (70.00%) Clustering
2 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) N-Tier
4 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.50%) User Experience
6 1 (2.50%) iSeries
6 1 (2.50%) LPAR
6 1 (2.50%) DLPAR
6 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.50%) AS400
6 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) UNIX
2 28 (70.00%) AIX
3 26 (65.00%) Linux
4 19 (47.50%) Solaris
5 18 (45.00%) Windows
6 17 (42.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (25.00%) HPUX
8 8 (20.00%) NetWare
9 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (2.50%) zOS
12 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (27.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.50%) Change Control
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Document Management
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.00%) Coaching
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Perl
2 16 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 11 (27.50%) Bash Shell
4 10 (25.00%) C
5 9 (22.50%) C++
5 9 (22.50%) Java
5 9 (22.50%) Python
6 8 (20.00%) Korn
7 6 (15.00%) SQL
8 2 (5.00%) JCL
8 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.50%) REXX
9 1 (2.50%) COBOL
9 1 (2.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (27.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 10 (25.00%) GPFS
3 10 (25.00%) NFS
4 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (7.50%) vSphere
7 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (5.00%) OCFS2
7 2 (5.00%) PowerHA
8 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (2.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Tivoli
2 10 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (25.00%) Puppet
3 8 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (10.00%) Control-M
4 4 (10.00%) OpenView
5 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Veritas
2 17 (42.50%) IBM
3 14 (35.00%) VMware
4 13 (32.50%) HP
4 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
5 10 (25.00%) Oracle
6 9 (22.50%) EMC
6 9 (22.50%) Symantec
7 7 (17.50%) Compaq
7 7 (17.50%) Hitachi
8 6 (15.00%) Dell
8 6 (15.00%) Sun
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.50%) NetApp
10 2 (5.00%) Intel
11 1 (2.50%) Cisco
11 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
11 1 (2.50%) SAP
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