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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 572 546 502
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -44
Contract jobs citing HACMP 15 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.039% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.096% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £577 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
15696 15542 13865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.85% 30.62% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9694 9462 8318
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 628 781
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

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
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 18 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 3 March 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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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
England -12 15 £325 - 4
South East -20 11 - - 1
Hampshire -20 9 - - 1
Kent - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Nottingham - 2 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 £350 -
London +4 1 £300 -31.03% 3
City of London - 1 £300 - 3
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Redhill - - - -
Slough - - - -
Staines - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 29 (87.88%) AIX
2 23 (69.70%) Linux
2 23 (69.70%) IBM
3 22 (66.67%) Windows
4 21 (63.64%) UNIX
5 17 (51.52%) Oracle
5 17 (51.52%) SAN
6 16 (48.48%) VMware
7 15 (45.45%) Solaris
8 13 (39.39%) EMC
8 13 (39.39%) Clustering
8 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
9 12 (36.36%) Shell Script
9 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (36.36%) GPFS
10 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (33.33%) Veritas
10 11 (33.33%) HP
10 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 11 (33.33%) Perl
11 10 (30.30%) SQL
11 10 (30.30%) Finance
11 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database
11 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (27.27%) NetApp
12 9 (27.27%) Tivoli
13 8 (24.24%) C

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (15.15%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) NetWeaver
3 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) CICS
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) SAN
2 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) LDAP
3 6 (18.18%) WAN
3 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 6 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (9.09%) Kerberos
4 3 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) SSL
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (9.09%) SQLPlus
4 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.09%) DB2
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (9.09%) OLTP
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.09%) SAP HANA
5 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.03%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Architect
1 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
1 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (12.12%) DBA
2 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 2 (6.06%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX Support
4 2 (6.06%) SAP Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Clustering
2 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.06%) LPAR
4 2 (6.06%) Open Source
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) FMCG
5 1 (3.03%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) AIX
2 23 (69.70%) Linux
3 22 (66.67%) Windows
4 21 (63.64%) UNIX
5 15 (45.45%) Solaris
6 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (21.21%) HPUX
9 6 (18.18%) NetWare
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (3.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Service Management
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (12.12%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (12.12%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (12.12%) High Availability
7 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Release Management
7 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 3 (9.09%) Coaching
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Document Management
7 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 11 (33.33%) Perl
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) C
5 7 (21.21%) C++
5 7 (21.21%) Korn
5 7 (21.21%) Java
6 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) COBOL
8 1 (3.03%) JCL
8 1 (3.03%) AWK
8 1 (3.03%) Jython
8 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) IBM AIX Certification
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) VCP4
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) GPFS
2 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (24.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (18.18%) PowerHA
6 4 (12.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
6 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (9.09%) NFS
7 3 (9.09%) vSphere
7 3 (9.09%) OCFS2
8 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
9 1 (3.03%) RACF
9 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Control-M
3 2 (6.06%) OpenView
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) IBM
2 17 (51.52%) Oracle
3 16 (48.48%) VMware
4 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
4 13 (39.39%) EMC
5 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) HP
5 11 (33.33%) Veritas
6 9 (27.27%) NetApp
7 6 (18.18%) Hitachi
7 6 (18.18%) Compaq
8 5 (15.15%) Dell
8 5 (15.15%) Sun
8 5 (15.15%) Business Objects
9 4 (12.12%) SAP
10 3 (9.09%) Symantec
11 2 (6.06%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (6.06%) Intel
12 1 (3.03%) Remedy
12 1 (3.03%) Cisco
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