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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 555 517 497
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -20
Contract jobs citing HACMP 14 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.047% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.096% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 11
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£350 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
HACMP
UK

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
14509 14618 12720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.42% 31.41% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9039 9043 7775
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 £231 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 596 717
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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 2 March 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 -22 11 - -
East Midlands - 2 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
London - - - - 2
HACMP
UK

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 29 (90.63%) AIX
2 23 (71.88%) Linux
2 23 (71.88%) IBM
3 21 (65.63%) UNIX
3 21 (65.63%) Windows
4 17 (53.13%) Oracle
5 16 (50.00%) SAN
6 15 (46.88%) Solaris
6 15 (46.88%) VMware
7 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
7 13 (40.63%) EMC
8 12 (37.50%) Clustering
8 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
8 12 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (37.50%) GPFS
9 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (34.38%) HP
9 11 (34.38%) Perl
10 10 (31.25%) SQL
10 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 10 (31.25%) Veritas
10 10 (31.25%) Finance
10 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
11 9 (28.13%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (28.13%) Tivoli
11 9 (28.13%) NetApp
12 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 8 (25.00%) C

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) NetWeaver
3 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.38%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) CICS
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) SAN
2 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.75%) DNS
3 6 (18.75%) LDAP
3 6 (18.75%) WAN
3 6 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (15.63%) Firewall
5 3 (9.38%) Kerberos
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) SSL
7 1 (3.13%) HTTP
7 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (9.38%) SQLPlus
4 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.38%) DB2
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (9.38%) OLTP
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.38%) SAP HANA
5 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.13%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Architect
1 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
1 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Administrator
2 4 (12.50%) DBA
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) SQL DBA
4 2 (6.25%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX Support
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (9.38%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Clustering
2 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) LPAR
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) FMCG
4 1 (3.13%) DataPower
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) AIX
2 23 (71.88%) Linux
3 21 (65.63%) UNIX
3 21 (65.63%) Windows
4 15 (46.88%) Solaris
5 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (21.88%) HPUX
8 6 (18.75%) NetWare
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (28.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (21.88%) Service Management
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL
4 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (12.50%) High Availability
7 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
7 3 (9.38%) Release Management
7 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.38%) Coaching
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Document Management
7 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 11 (34.38%) Perl
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) C
5 7 (21.88%) C++
5 7 (21.88%) Korn
5 7 (21.88%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) COBOL
8 1 (3.13%) JCL
8 1 (3.13%) AWK
8 1 (3.13%) Jython
8 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) IBM AIX Certification
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) VCP4
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) GPFS
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (21.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (18.75%) PowerHA
5 4 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (9.38%) NFS
6 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
6 3 (9.38%) OCFS2
6 3 (9.38%) vSphere
7 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
8 1 (3.13%) RACF
8 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.38%) Data Guard
2 3 (9.38%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Control-M
3 2 (6.25%) OpenView
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) IBM
2 17 (53.13%) Oracle
3 15 (46.88%) VMware
4 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
4 13 (40.63%) EMC
5 11 (34.38%) HP
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 10 (31.25%) Veritas
7 9 (28.13%) NetApp
8 6 (18.75%) Hitachi
8 6 (18.75%) Compaq
9 5 (15.63%) Dell
9 5 (15.63%) Sun
9 5 (15.63%) Business Objects
10 4 (12.50%) SAP
11 3 (9.38%) Symantec
12 2 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (6.25%) Intel
13 1 (3.13%) Remedy
13 1 (3.13%) Cisco