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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 611 592 532
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -60
Contract jobs citing HACMP 14 24 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.042% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.13% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 29
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£550 £420 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +68.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £475 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +90.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.71%

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
18982 18289 17300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.97% 32.33% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11940 10984 10453
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 754 713
Average hourly rate £21.15 £19.50 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £45.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 15 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 1 September 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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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 -25 11 £550 +30.95% 1
South East -27 7 £550 +10.00%
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Manchester -11 2 - -
North West -21 2 - -
Kent 0 1 £550 +15.78%
Hampshire -4 1 - -
London -12 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 33 (78.57%) AIX
2 31 (73.81%) UNIX
3 28 (66.67%) Clustering
4 24 (57.14%) Linux
5 23 (54.76%) IBM
6 20 (47.62%) Veritas
6 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (45.24%) SAN
8 18 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 16 (38.10%) Finance
9 16 (38.10%) Perl
10 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (30.95%) Shell Script
11 13 (30.95%) Solaris
12 12 (28.57%) LDAP
12 12 (28.57%) Symantec
12 12 (28.57%) Banking
12 12 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (26.19%) NFS
13 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
13 11 (26.19%) DNS
13 11 (26.19%) Oracle
14 10 (23.81%) Windows
14 10 (23.81%) NetBackup
14 10 (23.81%) VMware
14 10 (23.81%) GPFS
14 10 (23.81%) Puppet
14 10 (23.81%) Opscode Chef

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (4.76%) IIS
1 2 (4.76%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Project
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) SAN
2 12 (28.57%) LDAP
3 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
3 11 (26.19%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) Broadband
4 3 (7.14%) NAS
5 2 (4.76%) VLAN
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
5 2 (4.76%) FTP
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (2.38%) IPsec
6 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) OLTP
3 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.76%) Sybase IQ
3 2 (4.76%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.38%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.76%) ChangeMan
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Consultant
1 8 (19.05%) Administrator
2 7 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) UNIX Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) AIX Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (2.38%) AIX Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) AIX Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) ISPF
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (66.67%) Clustering
2 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.90%) LPAR
5 4 (9.52%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
6 2 (4.76%) AS400
6 2 (4.76%) iSeries
6 2 (4.76%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (2.38%) DLPAR
7 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (78.57%) AIX
2 31 (73.81%) UNIX
3 24 (57.14%) Linux
4 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (30.95%) Solaris
6 10 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (11.90%) HPUX
8 3 (7.14%) VMS
9 2 (4.76%) NetWare
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.38%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (16.67%) Change Management
4 5 (11.90%) Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) Service Management
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Change Control
6 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.76%) High Availability
7 2 (4.76%) Release Management
7 2 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Perl
2 13 (30.95%) Shell Script
3 9 (21.43%) Python
4 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.14%) sed
5 3 (7.14%) AWK
6 2 (4.76%) Korn
6 2 (4.76%) REXX
6 2 (4.76%) JCL
6 2 (4.76%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 11 (26.19%) NFS
4 10 (23.81%) GPFS
5 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
7 3 (7.14%) Veritas File System
7 3 (7.14%) PowerHA
8 2 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
8 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (2.38%) OpenSSH
9 1 (2.38%) vSphere
9 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) NetBackup
1 10 (23.81%) Puppet
1 10 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.90%) OpenView
2 5 (11.90%) Tivoli
2 5 (11.90%) Control-M
3 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) IBM
2 20 (47.62%) Veritas
3 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 12 (28.57%) Symantec
5 11 (26.19%) Oracle
6 10 (23.81%) VMware
7 9 (21.43%) HP
8 7 (16.67%) Sun
9 6 (14.29%) EMC
10 5 (11.90%) Dell
10 5 (11.90%) SAP
11 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 4 (9.52%) NetApp
12 3 (7.14%) 3PAR
13 2 (4.76%) Intel
13 2 (4.76%) Sybase
14 1 (2.38%) Compaq
14 1 (2.38%) Hitachi
14 1 (2.38%) Remedy