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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 576 562 509
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -53
Contract jobs citing HACMP 19 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.039% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.12% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 27
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£401 £538 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.34% +79.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £432 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £578 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £588 £210
% change year-on-year
-35.53% +179.76%
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
16672 16035 14712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.22% 31.07% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10749 9939 8668
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 688 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
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 19 December 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 27 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 19 December 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 -31 19 £401 -25.34% 3
South East -24 9 £411 -30.00% 1
London +14 4 £465 -1.32%
Hampshire -23 3 - - 1
Kent - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £411 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £350 - 2
City of London - 1 £395 -
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 - 2
Birmingham - 1 - -
Cardiff - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Slough - - - -
Staines - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Wales - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
South Wales - - - -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 39 (90.70%) AIX
2 30 (69.77%) Linux
2 30 (69.77%) IBM
3 23 (53.49%) UNIX
3 23 (53.49%) Windows
4 22 (51.16%) Oracle
4 22 (51.16%) SAN
5 20 (46.51%) VMware
6 19 (44.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (41.86%) EMC
8 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (34.88%) Oracle Database
9 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (34.88%) Solaris
9 15 (34.88%) Shell Script
10 14 (32.56%) Red Hat
10 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (30.23%) Finance
11 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
11 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
12 12 (27.91%) SQL
12 12 (27.91%) Perl
13 11 (25.58%) NetApp
13 11 (25.58%) WAN
13 11 (25.58%) Clustering
13 11 (25.58%) PowerHA
14 10 (23.26%) High Availability
15 9 (20.93%) VMware ESX
15 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
15 9 (20.93%) Service Management

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (20.93%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) NetWeaver
3 5 (11.63%) JBoss
4 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.65%) CMS
5 2 (4.65%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.65%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) SAN
2 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
3 11 (25.58%) WAN
4 8 (18.60%) LDAP
5 7 (16.28%) DNS
6 6 (13.95%) Firewall
7 5 (11.63%) Kerberos
8 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (6.98%) LAN
8 3 (6.98%) Internet
9 2 (4.65%) HTTP
9 2 (4.65%) SSL
9 2 (4.65%) VPN
10 1 (2.33%) SSH
10 1 (2.33%) SMS
10 1 (2.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) MySQL
3 6 (13.95%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (11.63%) SAP HANA
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.63%) DB2
5 4 (9.30%) SQLPlus
6 3 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.65%) OLTP
7 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.33%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
3 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Architect
2 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (13.95%) SAP Architect
4 5 (11.63%) AIX Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX Support
6 3 (6.98%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) DBA
7 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.65%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (9.30%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) J2EE
3 2 (4.65%) JMS
3 2 (4.65%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (25.58%) Clustering
3 5 (11.63%) LPAR
4 4 (9.30%) DLPAR
5 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
6 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.65%) DataPower
6 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (4.65%) Open Source
7 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.33%) FMCG
7 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) AIX
2 30 (69.77%) Linux
3 23 (53.49%) UNIX
3 23 (53.49%) Windows
4 15 (34.88%) Solaris
5 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.30%) HPUX
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.98%) NetWare
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (23.26%) High Availability
3 9 (20.93%) Service Management
3 9 (20.93%) WAN Optimisation
3 9 (20.93%) Network Load Balancing
3 9 (20.93%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) Migration
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.63%) Capacity Management
6 5 (11.63%) Release Management
6 5 (11.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.30%) Project Management
7 4 (9.30%) ERP
7 4 (9.30%) Coaching
7 4 (9.30%) Document Management
7 4 (9.30%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Shell Script
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) Perl
3 7 (16.28%) C
4 5 (11.63%) Korn
4 5 (11.63%) C++
4 5 (11.63%) Java
5 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.65%) JCL
7 2 (4.65%) Jython
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
7 2 (4.65%) COBOL
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) IBM AIX Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (25.58%) PowerHA
3 9 (20.93%) VMware ESX
3 9 (20.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (20.93%) GPFS
4 6 (13.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (11.63%) vSphere
6 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
6 4 (9.30%) OCFS2
7 3 (6.98%) NFS
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (4.65%) Firmware
8 2 (4.65%) RACF
8 2 (4.65%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Tivoli
2 5 (11.63%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Data Guard
3 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.65%) Control-M
4 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (4.65%) OpenView
5 1 (2.33%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) IBM
2 22 (51.16%) Oracle
3 20 (46.51%) VMware
4 18 (41.86%) EMC
5 14 (32.56%) Red Hat
6 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
7 11 (25.58%) NetApp
8 9 (20.93%) Veritas
8 9 (20.93%) HP
8 9 (20.93%) SAP
9 8 (18.60%) Business Objects
10 6 (13.95%) Sun
10 6 (13.95%) Dell
11 3 (6.98%) Compaq
11 3 (6.98%) Intel
11 3 (6.98%) Hitachi
11 3 (6.98%) Symantec
12 2 (4.65%) Remedy
12 2 (4.65%) Cyber-Ark