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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM PowerHA
Rank 571 541 520
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -21
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 18 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.038% 0.031%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £360 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £553 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
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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
5000 4864 4223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 10.30% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2559 1989
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 599 738
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerHA within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 -16 6 £431 -26.59%
West Midlands - 3 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 2
East of England - - - -
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PowerHA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 23 (79.31%) IBM
2 22 (75.86%) AIX
3 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 15 (51.72%) Linux
4 14 (48.28%) SAP
4 14 (48.28%) SAN
5 12 (41.38%) WAN
6 11 (37.93%) HACMP
6 11 (37.93%) VMware
7 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (34.48%) EMC
7 10 (34.48%) Oracle
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
8 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (31.03%) Network Load Balancing
8 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
8 9 (31.03%) High Availability
8 9 (31.03%) WAN Optimisation
9 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (27.59%) Finance
9 8 (27.59%) Manufacturing
9 8 (27.59%) DB2
10 7 (24.14%) NetApp
10 7 (24.14%) NetWeaver
11 6 (20.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (20.69%) Business Objects
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
11 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (20.69%) Capacity Management

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (24.14%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) SAN
2 12 (41.38%) WAN
3 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 3 (10.34%) FTP
4 3 (10.34%) HTTP
4 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.34%) SNA
4 3 (10.34%) APPN
4 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) SNMP
5 2 (6.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) DB2
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.24%) SAP HANA
4 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
1 8 (27.59%) Manufacturing
2 5 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
2 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (20.69%) SAP Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) AIX Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Storage Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.45%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) HACMP
2 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) iSeries
3 3 (10.34%) AS400
4 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 1 (3.45%) FMCG
5 1 (3.45%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) AIX
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Solaris
3 5 (17.24%) UNIX
4 3 (10.34%) i5/OS
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.34%) OS/400
4 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (31.03%) Network Load Balancing
1 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
1 9 (31.03%) High Availability
1 9 (31.03%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (20.69%) Capacity Management
3 5 (17.24%) Release Management
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) QMS
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Korn
1 3 (10.34%) C
1 3 (10.34%) COBOL
1 3 (10.34%) RPG
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.45%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (10.34%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.34%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) IBM
2 14 (48.28%) SAP
3 11 (37.93%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) EMC
4 10 (34.48%) Oracle
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) NetApp
7 6 (20.69%) Business Objects
8 3 (10.34%) NetIQ
9 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.90%) HP
10 1 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (3.45%) Remedy