The table below looks at the prevalence of the term HACMP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HACMP over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 578 565 528
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -37
Contract jobs citing HACMP 29 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.032% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 10
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£458 £283 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.03% -31.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £273 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £283 £303
% change year-on-year
+64.77% -6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16501 16144 14914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.46% 30.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10228 10089 8893
Average daily rate £415 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 660 645 613
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

HACMP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HACMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HACMP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HACMP within the UK.

HACMP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HACMP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HACMP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

HACMP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HACMP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HACMP within the UK.

HACMP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HACMP
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HACMP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England -14 27 £466 +64.77% 4
South East -5 16 £488 - 1
Kent +11 8 £500 +5.26%
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £369 - 1
London -3 6 £450 - 2
Tonbridge - 5 £488 -
Milton Keynes +6 4 £369 -
City of London - 3 £450 -
Hampshire -4 2 - -
North West -21 2 £406 - 1
East of England - 2 £350 -
Wales - 2 £425 - 1
Flintshire - 2 £425 - 1
North Wales - 2 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 -
Winchester -8 1 - -
Cheshire -13 1 £406 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £406 -
Deeside - 1 £425 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 31 (72.09%) AIX
2 30 (69.77%) UNIX
3 28 (65.12%) Clustering
4 27 (62.79%) Linux
5 25 (58.14%) Veritas
6 20 (46.51%) SAN
7 19 (44.19%) Windows
7 19 (44.19%) Solaris
8 18 (41.86%) Perl
8 18 (41.86%) IBM
8 18 (41.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (39.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 16 (37.21%) Shell Script
11 15 (34.88%) VMware
11 15 (34.88%) LDAP
12 14 (32.56%) HP
12 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
12 14 (32.56%) Red Hat
13 13 (30.23%) DNS
13 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (27.91%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (27.91%) Tivoli
14 12 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (25.58%) Oracle
15 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
15 11 (25.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 10 (23.26%) Puppet
16 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (23.26%) GPFS
16 10 (23.26%) C

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.33%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Project
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (46.51%) SAN
2 15 (34.88%) LDAP
3 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
4 13 (30.23%) DNS
5 7 (16.28%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (13.95%) Firewall
7 4 (9.30%) NAS
8 3 (6.98%) Kerberos
8 3 (6.98%) VLAN
9 1 (2.33%) Internet
9 1 (2.33%) SSL
9 1 (2.33%) LAN
9 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) OLTP
3 3 (6.98%) SQLPlus
4 2 (4.65%) DB2
4 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) Informix
5 1 (2.33%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.33%) ChangeMan
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
1 8 (18.60%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Administrator
1 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
1 7 (16.28%) Consultant
2 5 (11.63%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Linux Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) UNIX Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) DBA
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) ISPF
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 28 (65.12%) Clustering
2 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) N-Tier
4 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.33%) AS400
6 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.33%) Replication
6 1 (2.33%) iSeries
6 1 (2.33%) LPAR
6 1 (2.33%) DLPAR
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (72.09%) AIX
2 30 (69.77%) UNIX
3 27 (62.79%) Linux
4 19 (44.19%) Windows
4 19 (44.19%) Solaris
5 18 (41.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (23.26%) HPUX
7 8 (18.60%) NetWare
8 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (6.98%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.33%) zOS
10 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Root Cause Analysis
1 12 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.95%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (13.95%) Project Management
4 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.98%) Change Control
6 3 (6.98%) Document Management
6 3 (6.98%) Coaching
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Service Management
7 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) ERP
8 1 (2.33%) ETL
8 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Perl
2 16 (37.21%) Shell Script
3 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
4 10 (23.26%) C
5 9 (20.93%) Java
5 9 (20.93%) Python
5 9 (20.93%) C++
6 8 (18.60%) Korn
7 7 (16.28%) SQL
8 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.65%) JCL
10 1 (2.33%) COBOL
10 1 (2.33%) REXX
10 1 (2.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (25.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 10 (23.26%) GPFS
3 10 (23.26%) NFS
4 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
6 4 (9.30%) vSphere
7 3 (6.98%) OCFS2
8 2 (4.65%) PowerHA
8 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (2.33%) RACF
9 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Tivoli
2 10 (23.26%) Puppet
2 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (18.60%) NetBackup
4 4 (9.30%) Control-M
4 4 (9.30%) OpenView
5 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Veritas
2 18 (41.86%) IBM
3 15 (34.88%) VMware
4 14 (32.56%) HP
4 14 (32.56%) Red Hat
5 11 (25.58%) Oracle
6 10 (23.26%) EMC
7 9 (20.93%) Symantec
8 7 (16.28%) Compaq
8 7 (16.28%) Dell
8 7 (16.28%) Sun
8 7 (16.28%) Hitachi
9 6 (13.95%) NetApp
9 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.98%) SAP
11 2 (4.65%) Intel
12 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
12 1 (2.33%) Cisco
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