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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 592 600 563
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -37
Contract jobs citing HACMP 32 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.031% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.099% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 6
Average daily rate £450 £350 £541
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -35.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £350 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £606
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -42.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
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
16621 16104 15941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.28% 31.17% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10722 10019 9648
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 670 687 656
Average hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 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 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 32 £450 +28.57% 1
South East +5 21 £488 -
Hampshire +4 8 £700 -
North East -21 6 £285 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 6 £285 -
Tyne and Wear -26 6 £285 -
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £338 -
Kent -5 5 £488 -
Surrey - 5 £488 -
Milton Keynes +7 4 £338 -
North West - 3 - -
Southampton - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £725 -
Manchester - 2 - -
West Midlands -12 1 - -
City of London - 1 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
London - 1 £450 - 1
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £425 -
Lancashire - 1 - -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 81 (91.01%) Unix
2 70 (78.65%) AIX
3 68 (76.40%) IBM
4 48 (53.93%) Linux
5 47 (52.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (38.20%) Red Hat
7 30 (33.71%) Clustering
8 29 (32.58%) DB2
9 28 (31.46%) GPFS
10 25 (28.09%) Security Cleared
10 25 (28.09%) Hadoop
11 24 (26.97%) Windows
11 24 (26.97%) Solaris
12 23 (25.84%) Finance
12 23 (25.84%) Shell Script
13 22 (24.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (24.72%) Neo4j
14 20 (22.47%) IBM InfoSphere
14 20 (22.47%) ClearQuest
14 20 (22.47%) ClearCase
15 19 (21.35%) VMware
15 19 (21.35%) Change Data Capture
15 19 (21.35%) High Availability
15 19 (21.35%) DV Cleared
16 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (20.22%) Oracle
17 17 (19.10%) SAN
17 17 (19.10%) Migration
17 17 (19.10%) Change Management
17 17 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (4.49%) Apache
2 3 (3.37%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.25%) Tuxedo
3 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.10%) SAN
2 11 (12.36%) FTP
3 9 (10.11%) DNS
3 9 (10.11%) LAN
3 9 (10.11%) LDAP
3 9 (10.11%) WAN
4 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.87%) Firewall
6 5 (5.62%) VPN
7 3 (3.37%) Broadband
8 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.25%) IPsec
9 1 (1.12%) HTTP
9 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.58%) DB2
2 25 (28.09%) Hadoop
3 22 (24.72%) Neo4j
4 20 (22.47%) IBM InfoSphere
5 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (6.74%) OLTP
7 3 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.37%) SAP HANA
7 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.37%) Sybase IQ
8 2 (2.25%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (2.25%) Ingres
8 2 (2.25%) PowerCenter
9 1 (1.12%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) ClearCase
1 20 (22.47%) ClearQuest
2 11 (12.36%) ChangeMan
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Retail
3 7 (7.87%) Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Administrator
2 19 (21.35%) DBA
3 16 (17.98%) Analyst
4 14 (15.73%) DB2 DBA
5 11 (12.36%) Operations Analyst
6 10 (11.24%) Architect
6 10 (11.24%) DV Cleared DBA
6 10 (11.24%) Unix Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) DB2 Administrator
7 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (10.11%) Unix Administrator
8 8 (8.99%) Consultant
9 7 (7.87%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (7.87%) Unix Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) AIX Administrator
11 5 (5.62%) Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (4.49%) DB2 Developer
12 4 (4.49%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) ISPF
2 7 (7.87%) Middleware
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.12%) J2EE
3 1 (1.12%) SOAP
3 1 (1.12%) Web Services
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.12%) XML
3 1 (1.12%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.12%) XSD
3 1 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.71%) Clustering
2 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (16.85%) Data Centre
4 11 (12.36%) AS400
4 11 (12.36%) iSeries
4 11 (12.36%) LPAR
4 11 (12.36%) Mainframe
5 6 (6.74%) DLPAR
5 6 (6.74%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.37%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.12%) DataPower
9 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (91.01%) Unix
2 70 (78.65%) AIX
3 48 (53.93%) Linux
4 47 (52.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (26.97%) Solaris
5 24 (26.97%) Windows
6 6 (6.74%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.49%) HPUX
8 3 (3.37%) VMS
9 2 (2.25%) MVS
9 2 (2.25%) NetWare
9 2 (2.25%) zOS
10 1 (1.12%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (21.35%) Change Data Capture
2 19 (21.35%) High Availability
3 17 (19.10%) Change Management
3 17 (19.10%) Migration
4 14 (15.73%) Service Management
5 9 (10.11%) ITIL
5 9 (10.11%) Open Source
6 8 (8.99%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.87%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.62%) DevOps
9 5 (5.62%) ITIL V3
9 5 (5.62%) Lean Six Sigma
9 5 (5.62%) Requirements Management
9 5 (5.62%) Six Sigma
9 5 (5.62%) Workflow
10 4 (4.49%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.49%) Patch Management
10 4 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) Shell Script
2 16 (17.98%) Perl
3 13 (14.61%) JCL
4 9 (10.11%) REXX
5 8 (8.99%) Python
6 7 (7.87%) Java
7 6 (6.74%) SQL
8 4 (4.49%) AWK
8 4 (4.49%) C
8 4 (4.49%) sed
9 3 (3.37%) Korn
10 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.25%) C++
10 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.12%) Jython
11 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.35%) DV Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) IBM AIX Certification
4 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.37%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (31.46%) GPFS
2 17 (19.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 17 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 11 (12.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 9 (10.11%) Time Sharing Option
5 8 (8.99%) NFS
5 8 (8.99%) PowerHA
5 8 (8.99%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.74%) Veritas File System
7 2 (2.25%) OpenSSH
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (13.48%) Tivoli
2 8 (8.99%) Puppet
2 8 (8.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (4.49%) Legato
5 4 (4.49%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.25%) Ansible
6 2 (2.25%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.12%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.12%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 68 (76.40%) IBM
2 34 (38.20%) Red Hat
3 19 (21.35%) VMware
4 18 (20.22%) Oracle
5 16 (17.98%) Veritas
6 10 (11.24%) EMC
7 9 (10.11%) NetApp
8 7 (7.87%) Intel
8 7 (7.87%) SAP
8 7 (7.87%) Symantec
9 4 (4.49%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.37%) HP
10 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.37%) Sun
10 3 (3.37%) Sybase
11 2 (2.25%) Compaq
11 2 (2.25%) Hitachi
11 2 (2.25%) Remedy
11 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.12%) CA
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