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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
UK
Rank 583 587 601
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing HACMP 12 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.079% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.085% 0.25% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 1
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00

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
14081 16114 15778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.03% 30.96% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9062 10430 9745
Median daily rate £447 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 580 645
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £53.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

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
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 11 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +8 12 £425 -5.55%
Hampshire +4 5 £425 -41.37%
South East +2 5 £425 -19.04%
North West +27 4 £365 -14.11%
Manchester +17 3 £365 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Winchester +2 2 £450 -
Cheshire +31 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 18 (75.00%) AIX
2 16 (66.67%) Unix
3 12 (50.00%) Migration
3 12 (50.00%) GPFS
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) IBM
5 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 9 (37.50%) PowerHA
6 8 (33.33%) Clustering
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (25.00%) Data Guard
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
9 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
9 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.83%) AWK
9 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (20.83%) Replication

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (20.83%) DB2
2 5 (20.83%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) OLTP
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle9i Database
2 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) DBA
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) DB2 DBA
4 4 (16.67%) DB2 Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (4.17%) AIX Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) AIX
2 16 (66.67%) Unix
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Migration
2 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.83%) Change Management
3 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.83%) ETL
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (16.67%) High Availability
4 4 (16.67%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) GPFS
2 9 (37.50%) PowerHA
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 5 (20.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) IBM
1 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) NetApp
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Veritas
6 1 (4.17%) Arqiva