The table below looks at the prevalence of the term HACMP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HACMP over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 643 642 611
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Contract jobs citing HACMP 7 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.022% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.039% 0.069% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
Median daily rate £425 £550 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +35.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £550 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £550 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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
18103 18932 18533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.37% 32.40% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11707 11906 11111
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 757 774
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

HACMP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing HACMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HACMP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 7 £425 -22.72%
North West +12 4 £520 -
Manchester -2 3 - -
London - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
Milton Keynes +8 1 - -
South East +1 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £520 -
Merseyside - 1 £520 -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HACMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HACMP.

1 28 (87.50%) AIX
2 26 (81.25%) Unix
3 22 (68.75%) Solaris
4 17 (53.13%) IBM
5 16 (50.00%) Linux
6 13 (40.63%) Clustering
7 11 (34.38%) Veritas
7 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
7 11 (34.38%) Perl
8 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 10 (31.25%) GPFS
9 9 (28.13%) Service Management
9 9 (28.13%) SAN
9 9 (28.13%) Windows
9 9 (28.13%) ITIL
9 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
10 8 (25.00%) DNS
10 8 (25.00%) NFS
10 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
11 7 (21.88%) WAN
11 7 (21.88%) Python
11 7 (21.88%) Puppet
12 6 (18.75%) DevOps
12 6 (18.75%) Oracle Clusterware
12 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (18.75%) LDAP
12 6 (18.75%) LAN

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle 10gAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) SAN
1 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.00%) DNS
3 7 (21.88%) WAN
4 6 (18.75%) LAN
4 6 (18.75%) LDAP
4 6 (18.75%) VPN
5 5 (15.63%) Firewall
6 3 (9.38%) FTP
7 2 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) ChangeMan
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Administrator
2 10 (31.25%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (21.88%) AIX Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) AIX Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Unix Support
7 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) ISPF
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Clustering
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.38%) AS400
4 3 (9.38%) DLPAR
4 3 (9.38%) iSeries
4 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
4 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) IBM XIV
5 2 (6.25%) LPAR
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) Health Informatics
6 1 (3.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) AIX
2 26 (81.25%) Unix
3 22 (68.75%) Solaris
4 16 (50.00%) Linux
5 9 (28.13%) Windows
6 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.38%) HPUX
8 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (3.13%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
2 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (28.13%) ITIL
3 9 (28.13%) Service Management
4 6 (18.75%) DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) High Availability
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (12.50%) Open Source
5 4 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 4 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Database Security
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Perl
2 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (21.88%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) JCL
4 3 (9.38%) REXX
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) IBM AIX Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) GPFS
2 8 (25.00%) NFS
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (9.38%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (9.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (6.25%) PowerHA
5 2 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Puppet
2 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 6 (18.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (9.38%) Tivoli
3 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.13%) Control-M
5 1 (3.13%) OpenView
5 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) IBM
2 11 (34.38%) Veritas
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) HP
5 4 (12.50%) Sun
6 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 2 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (3.13%) Dell