The first table below looks at the demand for PowerHA skills 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 PowerHA over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the North West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM PowerHA
Rank 128 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.083% -
As % of the System Software category 1.86% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+53.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
376 228 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.88% 9.46% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 73 88
Average daily rate £260 £253 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% -19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £205 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 49 44
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.30 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £37.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
PowerHA
England

PowerHA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PowerHA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PowerHA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PowerHA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PowerHA
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 PowerHA within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - -
PowerHA
England

PowerHA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PowerHA 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 PowerHA.

1 10 (100.00%) AIX
2 8 (80.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (50.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) SAP
6 3 (30.00%) IBM
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (20.00%) HACMP
7 2 (20.00%) Middleware
7 2 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (20.00%) Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) Tuxedo
7 2 (20.00%) HTTP
7 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (20.00%) Perl
7 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (10.00%) MS Office
8 1 (10.00%) Windows

PowerHA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PowerHA 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 PowerHA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (20.00%) Tuxedo
2 2 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) HACMP
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) AIX
2 8 (80.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Tru64
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) VMware