The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 572 509 535
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +26
Contract jobs citing HACMP 18 61 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.12% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.45% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 17
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£281 £250 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £389 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £250 £394
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -36.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £47.50
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13767 13528 14221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.17% 26.54% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8350 8160 8154
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 558 611 778
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%

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 24 July 2014.

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 22 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 24 July 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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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 -57 18 £281 +12.50% 2
South East -21 10 £475 +46.15% 2
Hampshire -7 8 - - 1
North West -14 4 £228 +7.69%
London 0 3 £313 +28.20%
Manchester -10 3 £228 +7.69%
Portsmouth - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
South Coast - - - -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 37 (92.50%) AIX
2 29 (72.50%) UNIX
3 26 (65.00%) IBM
4 17 (42.50%) Linux
5 15 (37.50%) Oracle
5 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 15 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 14 (35.00%) EMC
6 14 (35.00%) SAN
6 14 (35.00%) Solaris
7 13 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (32.50%) GPFS
8 12 (30.00%) LPAR
8 12 (30.00%) Windows
8 12 (30.00%) VMware
9 11 (27.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (27.50%) Clustering
10 10 (25.00%) Firewall
10 10 (25.00%) SQL
10 10 (25.00%) HP
10 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
11 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
11 9 (22.50%) Perl
11 9 (22.50%) C
12 8 (20.00%) Tivoli
12 8 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (17.50%) Migration
13 7 (17.50%) WebSphere

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) CICS
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) SAN
2 10 (25.00%) Firewall
3 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.50%) LDAP
4 7 (17.50%) LAN
5 6 (15.00%) Kerberos
6 5 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (12.50%) WAN
6 5 (12.50%) VPN
6 5 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (5.00%) SSL
8 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.50%) FTP
8 1 (2.50%) HTTP
8 1 (2.50%) SMS
8 1 (2.50%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.50%) SQLPlus
3 4 (10.00%) DB2
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.50%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.50%) OLTP
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Administrator
2 6 (15.00%) AIX Administrator
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) DBA
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) IT Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Server Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) DB2 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (15.00%) Middleware
2 2 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.50%) XSD
3 1 (2.50%) XSLT
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) LPAR
2 11 (27.50%) Clustering
3 5 (12.50%) Open Source
4 4 (10.00%) DLPAR
5 3 (7.50%) Replication
6 1 (2.50%) DataPower
6 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) AIX
2 29 (72.50%) UNIX
3 17 (42.50%) Linux
4 14 (35.00%) Solaris
5 13 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (30.00%) Windows
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (12.50%) HPUX
7 5 (12.50%) NetWare
8 1 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (17.50%) Migration
4 7 (17.50%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.50%) Service Management
5 5 (12.50%) Document Management
6 4 (10.00%) ERP
7 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.00%) High Availability
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Change Control
9 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.50%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) Perl
3 9 (22.50%) C
4 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
5 6 (15.00%) Java
5 6 (15.00%) C++
6 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (12.50%) Korn
6 5 (12.50%) REXX
7 1 (2.50%) sed
7 1 (2.50%) COBOL
7 1 (2.50%) JCL
7 1 (2.50%) XPath
7 1 (2.50%) AWK
7 1 (2.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 5 (12.50%) IBM AIX Certification
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) OCP
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) GPFS
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) vSphere
3 5 (12.50%) OCFS2
3 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (10.00%) PowerHA
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (5.00%) SRDF
6 2 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (5.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
3 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.50%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) IBM
2 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 14 (35.00%) EMC
4 12 (30.00%) VMware
5 10 (25.00%) HP
6 7 (17.50%) Veritas
7 6 (15.00%) NetApp
8 5 (12.50%) JBoss
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.50%) Sun
8 5 (12.50%) Hitachi
8 5 (12.50%) Compaq
8 5 (12.50%) Dell
9 1 (2.50%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.50%) Intel
9 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
9 1 (2.50%) SAP
9 1 (2.50%) Remedy
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