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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 236 234 234
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing HACMP 16 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.35% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
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£488 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £477 £300 £364
% change year-on-year
+58.83% -17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
HACMP
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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
2884 2556 2134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.99% 27.48% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 1374 1034
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 152 174
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -14.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HACMP across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

HACMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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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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
Kent +3 7 £488 +2.63%
Hampshire +1 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £369 -
HACMP
England

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (85.19%) UNIX
1 23 (85.19%) Clustering
2 22 (81.48%) AIX
2 22 (81.48%) Linux
3 20 (74.07%) Veritas
4 16 (59.26%) Perl
5 15 (55.56%) Solaris
5 15 (55.56%) Windows
5 15 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (51.85%) VMware
7 13 (48.15%) IBM
7 13 (48.15%) SAN
8 12 (44.44%) HP
8 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
8 12 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
9 11 (40.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (40.74%) GPFS
9 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
9 11 (40.74%) DNS
9 11 (40.74%) LDAP
10 10 (37.04%) EMC
10 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
11 9 (33.33%) Tivoli
11 9 (33.33%) C
11 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 8 (29.63%) Puppet
12 8 (29.63%) Korn
12 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 3 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) SAN
2 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
2 11 (40.74%) DNS
2 11 (40.74%) LDAP
3 7 (25.93%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQLPlus
2 3 (11.11%) OLTP
2 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Administrator
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX Support
5 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (85.19%) Clustering
2 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) UNIX
2 22 (81.48%) AIX
2 22 (81.48%) Linux
3 15 (55.56%) Solaris
3 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (29.63%) HPUX
4 8 (29.63%) NetWare
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Coaching
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) Document Management
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Perl
2 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
4 9 (33.33%) C
5 8 (29.63%) Korn
5 8 (29.63%) C++
5 8 (29.63%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) Python
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (40.74%) GPFS
3 9 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (29.63%) NFS
5 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (11.11%) OCFS2
6 3 (11.11%) vSphere
6 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 8 (29.63%) Puppet
2 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.41%) OpenView
4 2 (7.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Veritas
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 13 (48.15%) IBM
4 12 (44.44%) HP
5 10 (37.04%) EMC
5 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle
7 7 (25.93%) Symantec
7 7 (25.93%) Hitachi
7 7 (25.93%) Compaq
8 6 (22.22%) NetApp
9 5 (18.52%) Sun
9 5 (18.52%) Dell
10 3 (11.11%) Intel
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 1 (3.70%) Cisco