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 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 236 224 237
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing HACMP 10 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.21% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 1.08% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £250 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £389 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £250 £340
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -26.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -
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
2082 1758 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.45% 19.79% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 929 865
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 113 170
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.49% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.95 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

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 2 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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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 -7 7 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £513 -
Kent - 1 £475 -
HACMP
England

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) AIX
2 16 (94.12%) Linux
3 14 (82.35%) EMC
4 13 (76.47%) VMware
5 12 (70.59%) UNIX
5 12 (70.59%) Windows
5 12 (70.59%) IBM
5 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (58.82%) HP
6 10 (58.82%) Solaris
6 10 (58.82%) Clustering
6 10 (58.82%) SAN
7 9 (52.94%) Shell Script
7 9 (52.94%) Veritas
7 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
7 9 (52.94%) Perl
8 8 (47.06%) C
8 8 (47.06%) SQL
8 8 (47.06%) Oracle
8 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
8 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (47.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
9 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
10 6 (35.29%) NetApp
10 6 (35.29%) GPFS
11 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (29.41%) Coaching
11 5 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) LDAP
3 5 (29.41%) Kerberos
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
2 5 (29.41%) SQLPlus
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) OLTP
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (11.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) AIX
2 16 (94.12%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (70.59%) UNIX
3 12 (70.59%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) Solaris
5 5 (29.41%) HPUX
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (29.41%) NetWare
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (29.41%) Coaching
3 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) Document Management
4 4 (23.53%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Perl
1 9 (52.94%) Shell Script
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) C
3 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
4 5 (29.41%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) Korn
4 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) OCP
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) GPFS
3 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) vSphere
3 5 (29.41%) OCFS2
4 4 (23.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (11.76%) SRDF
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
2 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) EMC
2 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) IBM
4 10 (58.82%) HP
5 9 (52.94%) Veritas
6 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
6 8 (47.06%) Oracle
7 6 (35.29%) NetApp
8 5 (29.41%) Hitachi
8 5 (29.41%) JBoss
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) Sun
8 5 (29.41%) Compaq
8 5 (29.41%) Dell
9 1 (5.88%) Intel