The table below looks at the statistics for PowerHA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerHA over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM PowerHA
Rank 621 622 605
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 7 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.023% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.12% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Median daily rate £280 £440 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £377 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £440 £385
% change year-on-year
-30.68% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PowerHA
UK

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
5955 5662 5216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.87% 10.65% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3856 3243 2907
Median daily rate £413 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 565 625
Median hourly rate £17.80 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

PowerHA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PowerHA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerHA across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

PowerHA Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerHA within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +7 4 £260 -30.66%
South East +12 1 £425 +11.84%
London -24 1 £280 - 1
North West - 1 £450 -
PowerHA
UK

PowerHA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PowerHA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for PowerHA.

1 19 (95.00%) AIX
2 11 (55.00%) Migration
2 11 (55.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) IBM
4 6 (30.00%) High Availability
4 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 5 (25.00%) People Management
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) FTP
7 3 (15.00%) HTTP
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) Solaris
7 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (15.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (15.00%) Clustering
7 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (10.00%) IBM XIV
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (10.00%) LPAR
8 2 (10.00%) IaaS
8 2 (10.00%) Logistics
8 2 (10.00%) HACMP
8 2 (10.00%) SAN
8 2 (10.00%) Firewall

PowerHA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) FTP
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Administrator
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) AIX Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) AIX Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Architect
4 2 (10.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Subject Matter Expert
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) AIX Architect
5 1 (5.00%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Unix Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) HACMP
3 2 (10.00%) IBM XIV
3 2 (10.00%) LPAR
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) AIX
2 11 (55.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) High Availability
3 5 (25.00%) People Management
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 5 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Office Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Korn
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas
3 1 (5.00%) VMware