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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 641 628 612
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs citing HACMP 7 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.055% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.039% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 15
Median daily rate £375 £415 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £393 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £460 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate - £408 £375
% change year-on-year
- +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
17780 19182 18392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.28% 33.01% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11513 11998 11144
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 816 800
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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
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 7 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 28 September 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 +1 7 £375 -9.63% 2
North East - 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 4 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 - -
London -9 2 £375 -25.00%
North West +7 1 - -
Manchester -12 1 - -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (90.32%) AIX
2 25 (80.65%) Unix
3 23 (74.19%) Solaris
4 19 (61.29%) IBM
5 14 (45.16%) GPFS
6 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
7 12 (38.71%) Clustering
8 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
8 11 (35.48%) Linux
9 10 (32.26%) IBM AIX Certification
9 10 (32.26%) Middleware
9 10 (32.26%) High Availability
10 9 (29.03%) SAN
10 9 (29.03%) Service Management
10 9 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (29.03%) Firewall
10 9 (29.03%) ITIL
10 9 (29.03%) Windows
11 8 (25.81%) Perl
11 8 (25.81%) Finance
11 8 (25.81%) Veritas
11 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
11 8 (25.81%) Open Source
12 7 (22.58%) WAN
13 6 (19.35%) NFS
13 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
13 6 (19.35%) VPN
13 6 (19.35%) DNS
13 6 (19.35%) LAN
13 6 (19.35%) NetBackup

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 (6.45%) Oracle 10gAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
1 9 (29.03%) SAN
2 7 (22.58%) WAN
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
3 6 (19.35%) LAN
3 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 6 (19.35%) VPN
4 4 (12.90%) LDAP
5 3 (9.68%) FTP
6 2 (6.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) ChangeMan
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Administrator
2 9 (29.03%) Unix Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Unix Administrator
4 6 (19.35%) AIX Administrator
4 6 (19.35%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 6 (19.35%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (16.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (12.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (9.68%) AIX Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) DevOps Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.45%) DBA
8 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Middleware
2 3 (9.68%) ISPF
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) AS400
3 3 (9.68%) DLPAR
3 3 (9.68%) iSeries
3 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) IBM XIV
4 2 (6.45%) LPAR
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Health Informatics
5 1 (3.23%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) AIX
2 25 (80.65%) Unix
3 23 (74.19%) Solaris
4 11 (35.48%) Linux
5 9 (29.03%) Windows
6 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.68%) HPUX
8 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (3.23%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
2 10 (32.26%) High Availability
3 9 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 9 (29.03%) Service Management
4 8 (25.81%) Open Source
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
6 4 (12.90%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma
6 4 (12.90%) Workflow
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Database Security
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Perl
1 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
2 5 (16.13%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) JCL
3 3 (9.68%) REXX
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) IBM AIX Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) GPFS
2 6 (19.35%) NFS
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (9.68%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (9.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (6.45%) PowerHA
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) NetBackup
2 5 (16.13%) Puppet
3 4 (12.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
4 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (3.23%) Control-M
6 1 (3.23%) OpenView
6 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) IBM
2 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
3 8 (25.81%) Veritas
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) Sun
6 3 (9.68%) EMC
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) VMware