The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 PowerHA
Rank 134 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 3 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.44% -
As % of the System Software category 1.02% 4.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£355 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.47% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
295 302 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.24% 10.22% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 133 104
Average daily rate £300 £293 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -19.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 58 64
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +95.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.24 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.11 £26.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

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 22 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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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 - - - -
PowerHA
England

PowerHA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) HACMP
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) GPFS
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) LPAR
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark

PowerHA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) HACMP
2 2 (33.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (16.67%) IBM