The table below looks at the statistics for PowerHA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerHA 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 PowerHA
Rank 586 566 523
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -43
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 9 4 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.008% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.083% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 14
Average daily rate
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£438 £410 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +38.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £410 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £410 £296
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +38.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5210 4824 4645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.11% 9.77% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3040 2684 2366
Average daily rate £351 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 586 607
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £28.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

PowerHA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerHA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

PowerHA Jobs Demand Trend in England

PowerHA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerHA across the England region.

PowerHA Daily Rate Trend in England

PowerHA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerHA across the England region.

PowerHA Hourly Rate Trend in England

PowerHA
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 PowerHA 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
West Midlands +5 5 £450 +9.75%
London - 3 - -
South East - 1 £380 -
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PowerHA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PowerHA 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 PowerHA.

1 11 (91.67%) AIX
2 9 (75.00%) Solaris
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
4 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) EMC
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) LDAP
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Clustering
7 2 (16.67%) yum
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) KVM
7 2 (16.67%) RHEV
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
7 2 (16.67%) E-business

PowerHA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PowerHA 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 PowerHA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) LDAP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) SSH
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Build Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) HACMP
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) iSeries
3 1 (8.33%) LPAR
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) AIX
2 9 (75.00%) Solaris
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
1 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) E-business
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Server Building
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) KVM
1 2 (16.67%) RHEV
2 1 (8.33%) GPFS
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
1 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (16.67%) yum
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) EMC
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) BMC
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) VMware