The table below looks at the prevalence of the term HACMP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HACMP over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 414 421 411
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing HACMP 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.036% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.095% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
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£440 £213 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.05% -38.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £188 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £331 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 -
HACMP
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8732 9444 9739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.66% 37.52% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5946 6553 6587
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 176 257
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £13.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £47.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

HACMP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

HACMP Jobs Demand Trend in London

HACMP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

HACMP Daily Rate Trend in London

HACMP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HACMP across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

HACMP Daily Rate Histogram in London

HACMP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

HACMP Hourly Rate Trend in London

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (83.33%) AIX
1 10 (83.33%) IBM
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (50.00%) EMC
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) SAP
4 6 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) High Availability
4 6 (50.00%) PowerHA
4 6 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
6 4 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 3 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
7 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (25.00%) Release Management

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) NetWeaver
3 2 (16.67%) CMS
3 2 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (8.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) SMS
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (8.33%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (41.67%) SAP Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Technical Architect
6 1 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) DB2 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
1 2 (16.67%) JMS
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Firmware
2 2 (16.67%) DataPower
3 1 (8.33%) LPAR
3 1 (8.33%) DLPAR
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) AIX
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (50.00%) High Availability
2 6 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Jython
2 2 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) JCL
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) COBOL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (50.00%) PowerHA
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
4 1 (8.33%) RACF
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) EMC
2 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (16.67%) Remedy
7 1 (8.33%) Intel
7 1 (8.33%) JBoss