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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 252 241 216
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs citing HACMP 9 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.094% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.37% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
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£531 £475 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +50.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £475 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £278 £250
% change year-on-year
+68.91% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
2933 2675 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.77% 29.09% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1648 1421 1168
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £212 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 139 159
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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
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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
Buckinghamshire +6 7 - -
Kent -3 2 £531 +11.84%
HACMP
England

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (92.00%) UNIX
2 22 (88.00%) Clustering
3 20 (80.00%) AIX
3 20 (80.00%) Linux
3 20 (80.00%) Veritas
4 17 (68.00%) Perl
5 15 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (56.00%) IBM
7 13 (52.00%) SAN
7 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
7 13 (52.00%) Shell Script
8 11 (44.00%) Symantec
8 11 (44.00%) Finance
8 11 (44.00%) Solaris
9 10 (40.00%) LDAP
9 10 (40.00%) VMware
10 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (36.00%) HP
10 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
10 9 (36.00%) DNS
10 9 (36.00%) NFS
10 9 (36.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 9 (36.00%) Puppet
10 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
11 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (32.00%) Python
11 8 (32.00%) Windows
12 7 (28.00%) MySQL

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) SAN
2 10 (40.00%) LDAP
3 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (36.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (12.00%) Broadband
6 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) OLTP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX Support
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (4.00%) ISPF
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 22 (88.00%) Clustering
2 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (12.00%) LPAR
6 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
7 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
7 1 (4.00%) AS400
7 1 (4.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) UNIX
2 20 (80.00%) AIX
2 20 (80.00%) Linux
3 15 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (44.00%) Solaris
5 8 (32.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) HPUX
6 5 (20.00%) NetWare
7 3 (12.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (28.00%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Perl
2 13 (52.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (32.00%) Python
3 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (20.00%) Korn
4 5 (20.00%) C
4 5 (20.00%) C++
4 5 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) AWK
5 3 (12.00%) sed
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) REXX
7 1 (4.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (36.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 9 (36.00%) NFS
3 7 (28.00%) GPFS
4 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (12.00%) Veritas File System
6 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (4.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Puppet
1 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (28.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (28.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (16.00%) OpenView
3 4 (16.00%) Control-M
4 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Veritas
2 14 (56.00%) IBM
3 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (44.00%) Symantec
5 10 (40.00%) VMware
6 9 (36.00%) HP
7 7 (28.00%) EMC
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
8 4 (16.00%) Hitachi
8 4 (16.00%) Compaq
8 4 (16.00%) Dell
8 4 (16.00%) Sun
9 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
10 2 (8.00%) NetApp
10 2 (8.00%) Intel