The table below looks at the prevalence of the term HACMP in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HACMP over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing HACMP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
111 76 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.47% 24.28% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 40 49
Average daily rate £375 £330 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £178 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

HACMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

HACMP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

HACMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

HACMP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) PowerHA
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) LPAR
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas File System
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) Legato
4 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) DB2
4 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Tuxedo
4 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) DLPAR
4 2 (40.00%) Migration

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tuxedo
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) LPAR
2 2 (40.00%) DLPAR
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) PowerHA
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) GPFS
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas File System
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Legato
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Intel