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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM PowerHA
Rank - - 122
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.26%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £394 £419
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
PowerHA
England

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
313 239 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.23% 7.59% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 93 121
Average daily rate £325 £351 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +33.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £224 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 47 56
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -47.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.90 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.29 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) HACMP
1 5 (100.00%) LPAR
2 4 (80.00%) DLPAR
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) IBM PureFlex
2 4 (80.00%) Legato
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere

PowerHA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) HACMP
1 5 (100.00%) LPAR
2 4 (80.00%) DLPAR
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Legato
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) VMware