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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HACMP over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 148 153 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing HACMP 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.053% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.19% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £510 £406 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.61% +78.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £406 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £406 £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £513 £278
% change year-on-year
-3.41% +84.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1173 1034 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.06% 27.38% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 603 486
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £573 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 50 55
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.99 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% +6.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

HACMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing HACMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HACMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 £510 -
HACMP
England

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HACMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for HACMP.

1 8 (100.00%) AIX
2 6 (75.00%) Solaris
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Clustering
4 4 (50.00%) GPFS
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (37.50%) Sun
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (25.00%) LPAR
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) PowerHA
6 2 (25.00%) IaaS
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (25.00%) IBM XIV
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 1 (12.50%) Finance

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AIX Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) IBM XIV
3 2 (25.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) AIX
2 6 (75.00%) Solaris
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) IBM AIX Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) GPFS
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (25.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat