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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 55 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs citing HACMP 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.05% 2.80% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.24% 10.45% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Average daily rate £475 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £477 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.80% +58.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
118 67 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.89% 26.80% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 25 45
Average daily rate £375 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £164 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £514 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.25 £31.80 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.04% +87.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.70 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (100.00%) Perl
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) Python
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 8 (80.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (70.00%) Clustering
5 6 (60.00%) LDAP
5 6 (60.00%) NFS
5 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (60.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (60.00%) DevOps
6 4 (40.00%) AIX
6 4 (40.00%) Solaris
6 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (30.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) Ansible
7 3 (30.00%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (20.00%) Project Management

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) LDAP
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Perl
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (60.00%) NFS
2 6 (60.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (30.00%) Ansible
3 3 (30.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec