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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 619 614 595
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing HACMP 34 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.047% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 12
Median daily rate £450 £458 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +52.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £466 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.32% +55.16%
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
18146 17700 17472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.67% 31.73% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11799 10713 10680
Median daily rate £425 £420 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 702 758
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.93 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

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 5 May 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 21 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 5 May 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 -16 34 £450 -3.32% 3
South East -17 13 £475 -2.56% 3
Tyne and Wear - 10 £270 -
North East - 10 £270 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £270 -
London +2 6 £425 -5.55%
Surrey - 6 £463 -
Kent -20 5 £475 -2.56%
Hampshire 0 3 - - 2
West Midlands - 3 £363 -
North West -6 2 £460 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes +1 1 - - 1
Winchester -2 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £495 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Warrington - 1 £425 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £363 -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 59 (89.39%) Unix
2 54 (81.82%) AIX
3 37 (56.06%) IBM
4 36 (54.55%) Solaris
5 35 (53.03%) Linux
6 30 (45.45%) Red Hat
7 28 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (40.91%) Veritas
8 27 (40.91%) Perl
8 27 (40.91%) Clustering
9 26 (39.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (37.88%) Configuration Management
11 24 (36.36%) Finance
11 24 (36.36%) GPFS
12 20 (30.30%) High Availability
13 18 (27.27%) Puppet
13 18 (27.27%) Service Management
13 18 (27.27%) Middleware
13 18 (27.27%) Python
14 17 (25.76%) IBM AIX Certification
14 17 (25.76%) Firewall
14 17 (25.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 16 (24.24%) Open Source
15 16 (24.24%) Shell Script
15 16 (24.24%) ITIL
15 16 (24.24%) WAN
16 15 (22.73%) LAN
16 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
16 15 (22.73%) VPN
16 15 (22.73%) DNS

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 1 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.76%) Firewall
2 16 (24.24%) WAN
3 15 (22.73%) DNS
3 15 (22.73%) LAN
3 15 (22.73%) LDAP
3 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 15 (22.73%) VPN
4 10 (15.15%) SAN
5 3 (4.55%) Broadband
5 3 (4.55%) FTP
6 2 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.52%) HTTP
7 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) DB2
1 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
1 5 (7.58%) IBM InfoSphere
1 5 (7.58%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) ClearCase
1 5 (7.58%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.03%) ChangeMan
General
1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Administrator
2 21 (31.82%) Unix Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Unix Administrator
4 12 (18.18%) AIX Administrator
5 11 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (15.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (13.64%) Consultant
7 9 (13.64%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 8 (12.12%) AIX Systems Administrator
8 8 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (10.61%) AIX Engineer
10 6 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 5 (7.58%) AIX Consultant
11 5 (7.58%) DBA
12 4 (6.06%) DB2 Administrator
12 4 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 4 (6.06%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) Middleware
2 2 (3.03%) ISPF
3 1 (1.52%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.52%) J2EE
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.52%) SOAP
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.52%) XML
3 1 (1.52%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.52%) XSD
3 1 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.91%) Clustering
2 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.58%) LPAR
3 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.06%) DLPAR
5 2 (3.03%) AS400
5 2 (3.03%) iSeries
5 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.52%) DataPower
6 1 (1.52%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.52%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.52%) Informatics
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (89.39%) Unix
2 54 (81.82%) AIX
3 36 (54.55%) Solaris
4 35 (53.03%) Linux
5 28 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (12.12%) Windows
7 4 (6.06%) HPUX
7 4 (6.06%) NetWare
8 3 (4.55%) VMS
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (37.88%) Configuration Management
3 20 (30.30%) High Availability
4 18 (27.27%) Service Management
5 16 (24.24%) ITIL
5 16 (24.24%) Open Source
6 13 (19.70%) ITIL V3
6 13 (19.70%) Lean Six Sigma
6 13 (19.70%) Six Sigma
6 13 (19.70%) Workflow
7 12 (18.18%) DevOps
8 10 (15.15%) Migration
9 9 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (9.09%) Change Management
11 5 (7.58%) Change Data Capture
11 5 (7.58%) Contingency Planning
12 4 (6.06%) Data Migration
12 4 (6.06%) Project Management
12 4 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) Perl
2 18 (27.27%) Python
3 16 (24.24%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.58%) Korn
5 4 (6.06%) AWK
5 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.06%) C
5 4 (6.06%) C++
5 4 (6.06%) Java
5 4 (6.06%) sed
6 2 (3.03%) JCL
6 2 (3.03%) REXX
7 1 (1.52%) Jython
7 1 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) IBM AIX Certification
2 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.58%) Degree
4 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (36.36%) GPFS
2 17 (25.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 14 (21.21%) NFS
4 12 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (12.12%) Oracle Clusterware
6 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (6.06%) Veritas File System
7 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.03%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (1.52%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 18 (27.27%) Puppet
2 10 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (7.58%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.55%) Ansible
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.52%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.52%) Control-M
6 1 (1.52%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (1.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) IBM
2 30 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 27 (40.91%) Veritas
4 10 (15.15%) VMware
5 6 (9.09%) EMC
6 5 (7.58%) Symantec
7 4 (6.06%) 3PAR
7 4 (6.06%) HP
7 4 (6.06%) Sun
8 2 (3.03%) Compaq
8 2 (3.03%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle
9 1 (1.52%) CA
9 1 (1.52%) Dell
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