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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 583 553 495
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -58
Contract jobs citing HACMP 12 17 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.073% 0.11% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 30
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£513 £281 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £431 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £278 £250
% change year-on-year
+68.91% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
16511 16046 15561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.05% 32.51% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10581 9839 9417
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 624 668
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -11 9 £531 +11.84%
North West -27 2 £406 +78.46%
East of England - 1 - -
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HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (81.08%) UNIX
2 28 (75.68%) Clustering
3 26 (70.27%) AIX
4 24 (64.86%) Veritas
5 22 (59.46%) Linux
6 19 (51.35%) SAN
6 19 (51.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 18 (48.65%) IBM
7 18 (48.65%) Perl
8 17 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (40.54%) Solaris
9 15 (40.54%) Shell Script
10 14 (37.84%) Red Hat
11 13 (35.14%) Windows
11 13 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (32.43%) Finance
12 12 (32.43%) VMware
12 12 (32.43%) LDAP
12 12 (32.43%) Symantec
13 11 (29.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (27.03%) Puppet
14 10 (27.03%) HP
14 10 (27.03%) NFS
14 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
14 10 (27.03%) DNS
15 9 (24.32%) Python
15 9 (24.32%) Oracle
15 9 (24.32%) NetBackup

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Project
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) SAN
2 12 (32.43%) LDAP
3 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
3 10 (27.03%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) NAS
4 4 (10.81%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall
5 3 (8.11%) VLAN
5 3 (8.11%) Broadband
6 2 (5.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) OLTP
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.41%) ChangeMan
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Administrator
2 6 (16.22%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (2.70%) AIX Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX Support
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ISPF
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (75.68%) Clustering
2 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
4 5 (13.51%) N-Tier
5 4 (10.81%) LPAR
5 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.41%) iSeries
6 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
6 2 (5.41%) AS400
7 1 (2.70%) Replication
7 1 (2.70%) DLPAR
7 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) UNIX
2 26 (70.27%) AIX
3 22 (59.46%) Linux
4 17 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (40.54%) Solaris
6 13 (35.14%) Windows
7 6 (16.22%) HPUX
8 5 (13.51%) NetWare
9 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (8.11%) VMS
9 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (21.62%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (18.92%) Change Management
4 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Change Control
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL
8 1 (2.70%) ETL
8 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Perl
2 15 (40.54%) Shell Script
3 9 (24.32%) Python
4 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.51%) Korn
5 5 (13.51%) C
5 5 (13.51%) C++
5 5 (13.51%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) AWK
7 3 (8.11%) sed
7 3 (8.11%) SQL
8 2 (5.41%) REXX
8 2 (5.41%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (29.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 10 (27.03%) NFS
4 8 (21.62%) GPFS
5 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
6 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
6 3 (8.11%) Veritas File System
7 2 (5.41%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (2.70%) vSphere
8 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.70%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Puppet
1 10 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (24.32%) NetBackup
3 8 (21.62%) Tivoli
4 5 (13.51%) OpenView
4 5 (13.51%) Control-M
5 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Veritas
2 18 (48.65%) IBM
3 14 (37.84%) Red Hat
4 12 (32.43%) Symantec
4 12 (32.43%) VMware
5 10 (27.03%) HP
6 9 (24.32%) Oracle
7 7 (18.92%) EMC
8 6 (16.22%) Sun
9 5 (13.51%) Dell
10 4 (10.81%) Compaq
10 4 (10.81%) Hitachi
11 3 (8.11%) NetApp
11 3 (8.11%) 3PAR
11 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
12 2 (5.41%) Intel
13 1 (2.70%) SAP