The table below looks at the prevalence of the term HACMP in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HACMP over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 250 228 215
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Contract jobs citing HACMP 11 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.18% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.66% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2623 2413 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.75% 26.81% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1261 816
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 151 188
Average hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £12.94 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

HACMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HACMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HACMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HACMP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HACMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HACMP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HACMP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HACMP within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire -19 9 - -
Kent - 2 - -
Surrey - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
HACMP
England

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (94.74%) AIX
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) UNIX
3 14 (73.68%) IBM
4 12 (63.16%) Clustering
5 11 (57.89%) HP
5 11 (57.89%) SAN
5 11 (57.89%) Solaris
5 11 (57.89%) VMware
6 10 (52.63%) Veritas
6 10 (52.63%) Oracle
7 9 (47.37%) Perl
7 9 (47.37%) EMC
7 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (47.37%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (42.11%) GPFS
8 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
8 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
8 8 (42.11%) SQL
9 7 (36.84%) C
9 7 (36.84%) Tivoli
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (36.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (31.58%) Korn
10 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
10 6 (31.58%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
10 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (31.58%) Hitachi

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
1 3 (15.79%) JBoss
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) SAN
2 6 (31.58%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (31.58%) LDAP
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (15.79%) SQLPlus
3 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) OLTP
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) DBA
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX Support
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Clustering
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) AIX
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) UNIX
4 11 (57.89%) Solaris
5 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) NetWare
7 6 (31.58%) HPUX
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) Document Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Perl
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
3 7 (36.84%) C
4 6 (31.58%) C++
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) Korn
4 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) GPFS
2 7 (36.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (21.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (15.79%) vSphere
5 3 (15.79%) OCFS2
5 3 (15.79%) NFS
5 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Tivoli
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.79%) Data Guard
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Control-M
3 2 (10.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) IBM
2 11 (57.89%) HP
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) Veritas
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle
4 9 (47.37%) EMC
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
6 6 (31.58%) Hitachi
6 6 (31.58%) Compaq
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Sun
7 5 (26.32%) Dell
7 5 (26.32%) NetApp
8 3 (15.79%) Symantec
9 2 (10.53%) Intel
10 1 (5.26%) Cisco