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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 598 575 536
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -39
Contract jobs citing HACMP 18 10 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.019% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.061% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 25
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£404 £538 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.88% +115.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £432 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £578 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £588 £210
% change year-on-year
-34.04% +179.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
17225 16405 15696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.21% 31.57% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11004 10243 9130
Average daily rate £410 £401 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.37% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 687 682 831
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.34 £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 24 November 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 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 24 November 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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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 -16 18 £404 -24.88% 3
South East -29 8 £400 -31.91% 1
London +15 6 £478 +1.32%
Hampshire -31 4 £375 - 1
North West -4 2 £253 -
North East - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £411 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 1
Wales - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 40 (95.24%) AIX
2 32 (76.19%) IBM
3 29 (69.05%) Linux
4 25 (59.52%) Windows
5 24 (57.14%) Oracle
6 22 (52.38%) UNIX
6 22 (52.38%) SAN
7 21 (50.00%) VMware
8 20 (47.62%) EMC
9 19 (45.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (40.48%) Oracle Database
12 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
13 14 (33.33%) Shell Script
13 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 14 (33.33%) Solaris
13 14 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (30.95%) SQL
14 13 (30.95%) Finance
15 12 (28.57%) NetApp
15 12 (28.57%) WAN
15 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
16 11 (26.19%) Perl
17 10 (23.81%) Service Management
17 10 (23.81%) HP
17 10 (23.81%) High Availability
17 10 (23.81%) PowerHA
17 10 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
17 10 (23.81%) GPFS

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 6 (14.29%) NetWeaver
2 6 (14.29%) JBoss
3 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.76%) CMS
4 2 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.38%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) SAN
2 12 (28.57%) WAN
2 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (19.05%) LDAP
3 8 (19.05%) Firewall
4 7 (16.67%) DNS
5 6 (14.29%) Kerberos
6 3 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (7.14%) VPN
6 3 (7.14%) LAN
7 2 (4.76%) HTTP
7 2 (4.76%) Internet
8 1 (2.38%) DMZ
8 1 (2.38%) SSH
8 1 (2.38%) SMS
8 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.67%) MySQL
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.90%) SAP HANA
4 5 (11.90%) SQLPlus
5 4 (9.52%) DB2
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
7 2 (4.76%) OLTP
8 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.38%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 5 (11.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Architect
2 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (14.29%) SAP Architect
4 5 (11.90%) AIX Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) UNIX Support
6 3 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) UNIX Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (11.90%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) YAML
3 2 (4.76%) J2EE
3 2 (4.76%) JMS
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.43%) Clustering
3 5 (11.90%) LPAR
4 4 (9.52%) DLPAR
5 3 (7.14%) Open Source
5 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.76%) Replication
6 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.76%) DataPower
7 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) AIX
2 29 (69.05%) Linux
3 25 (59.52%) Windows
4 22 (52.38%) UNIX
5 14 (33.33%) Solaris
5 14 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (11.90%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.14%) NetWare
8 3 (7.14%) HPUX
9 1 (2.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (23.81%) Service Management
2 10 (23.81%) High Availability
3 9 (21.43%) WAN Optimisation
3 9 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL
4 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
6 5 (11.90%) Release Management
6 5 (11.90%) Coaching
6 5 (11.90%) Migration
6 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.90%) Document Management
7 4 (9.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) ERP
8 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) Perl
4 7 (16.67%) C
5 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 5 (11.90%) Korn
7 4 (9.52%) Java
7 4 (9.52%) C++
8 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.76%) Jython
9 2 (4.76%) Ruby
9 2 (4.76%) PHP
10 1 (2.38%) COBOL
10 1 (2.38%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) IBM AIX Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) OCP
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.81%) PowerHA
2 10 (23.81%) GPFS
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (21.43%) VMware ESX
4 7 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (14.29%) vSphere
6 5 (11.90%) OCFS2
6 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
7 4 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (9.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (4.76%) NFS
8 2 (4.76%) Firmware
8 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.38%) RACF
9 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (2.38%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Data Guard
3 4 (9.52%) Puppet
3 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.76%) OpenView
5 2 (4.76%) Control-M
5 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) IBM
2 24 (57.14%) Oracle
3 21 (50.00%) VMware
4 20 (47.62%) EMC
5 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
6 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 12 (28.57%) NetApp
8 10 (23.81%) HP
9 9 (21.43%) SAP
10 7 (16.67%) Dell
10 7 (16.67%) Sun
10 7 (16.67%) Business Objects
10 7 (16.67%) Veritas
11 3 (7.14%) Intel
11 3 (7.14%) Hitachi
11 3 (7.14%) Compaq
12 2 (4.76%) Symantec
12 2 (4.76%) Remedy
12 2 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
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