The table below looks at the prevalence of the term HACMP in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HACMP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 43 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing HACMP 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.63% 0.73% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.67% 3.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £606
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -42.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
HACMP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
75 59 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.51% 21.45% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 38
Average daily rate £345 £263 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -21.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £429 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -23.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £22.68 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

HACMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HACMP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

HACMP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

HACMP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

HACMP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

HACMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HACMP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

HACMP Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) NFS
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Ansible
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (80.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (60.00%) NFS
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec