The table below looks at the prevalence of the term HACMP in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HACMP over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 134 120 141
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing HACMP 3 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.41% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 1.58% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
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£228 £219 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -53.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £250 £303
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 -
HACMP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
923 760 885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.03% 25.69% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 392 415
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 89
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £10.52 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

HACMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

HACMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HACMP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

HACMP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HACMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

HACMP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HACMP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HACMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -16 3 £228 +4.00%
HACMP
England

HACMP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) LPAR
4 3 (50.00%) DLPAR
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) PowerHA
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) GPFS
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) LPAR
2 3 (50.00%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) PowerHA
2 2 (33.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark