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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 571 541 521
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -20
Contract jobs citing HACMP 15 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.029% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.093% 0.090% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 16
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£459 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £248 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £304 £225
% change year-on-year
+54.44% +34.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
16131 15568 15145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.83% 32.51% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10260 9669 9171
Average daily rate £420 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 600 658
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 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 3 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 -9 11 £515 +8.42%
East of England - 2 £350 -
London -12 1 £350 -9.67% 1
North West -18 1 £406 +80.44% 1
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HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 32 (82.05%) UNIX
2 30 (76.92%) Clustering
3 28 (71.79%) AIX
4 27 (69.23%) Veritas
5 25 (64.10%) Linux
6 21 (53.85%) Perl
7 20 (51.28%) SAN
8 19 (48.72%) IBM
8 19 (48.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 18 (46.15%) Shell Script
10 17 (43.59%) Solaris
10 17 (43.59%) Windows
10 17 (43.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (38.46%) VMware
12 14 (35.90%) Red Hat
13 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (30.77%) Tivoli
14 12 (30.77%) HP
14 12 (30.77%) Symantec
14 12 (30.77%) LDAP
15 11 (28.21%) Finance
15 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
15 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (25.64%) GPFS
16 10 (25.64%) Puppet
16 10 (25.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 10 (25.64%) NFS
16 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
16 10 (25.64%) DNS

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Project
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) SAN
2 12 (30.77%) LDAP
3 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.64%) DNS
4 7 (17.95%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (10.26%) NAS
6 3 (7.69%) Firewall
6 3 (7.69%) VLAN
6 3 (7.69%) Broadband
7 2 (5.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) OLTP
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.13%) ChangeMan
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) UNIX Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.56%) UNIX Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) ISPF
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (76.92%) Clustering
2 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
4 5 (12.82%) N-Tier
5 4 (10.26%) LPAR
6 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
7 2 (5.13%) iSeries
7 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
7 2 (5.13%) AS400
8 1 (2.56%) Replication
8 1 (2.56%) DLPAR
8 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) UNIX
2 28 (71.79%) AIX
3 25 (64.10%) Linux
4 17 (43.59%) Windows
4 17 (43.59%) Solaris
4 17 (43.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (23.08%) HPUX
6 8 (20.51%) NetWare
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.69%) VMS
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (20.51%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Change Management
4 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Change Control
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) Service Management
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL
8 1 (2.56%) ETL
8 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Perl
2 18 (46.15%) Shell Script
3 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
4 9 (23.08%) Python
5 8 (20.51%) C
5 8 (20.51%) C++
5 8 (20.51%) Java
5 8 (20.51%) Korn
6 4 (10.26%) AWK
7 3 (7.69%) sed
7 3 (7.69%) SQL
8 2 (5.13%) REXX
8 2 (5.13%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (25.64%) NFS
2 10 (25.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (25.64%) GPFS
3 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) Veritas File System
4 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.56%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Tivoli
2 10 (25.64%) Puppet
2 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (20.51%) NetBackup
4 5 (12.82%) OpenView
4 5 (12.82%) Control-M
5 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Veritas
2 19 (48.72%) IBM
3 15 (38.46%) VMware
4 14 (35.90%) Red Hat
5 12 (30.77%) Symantec
5 12 (30.77%) HP
6 10 (25.64%) EMC
7 9 (23.08%) Oracle
8 7 (17.95%) Compaq
8 7 (17.95%) Hitachi
9 5 (12.82%) Sun
9 5 (12.82%) Dell
10 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.69%) 3PAR
10 3 (7.69%) NetApp
11 2 (5.13%) Intel
12 1 (2.56%) SAP
12 1 (2.56%) Cisco