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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 589 514 571
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +57
Contract jobs citing HACMP 23 60 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.11% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.44% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 15
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£433 £250 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.00% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £201 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £375 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £250 £425
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
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
14177 13712 14466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.48% 26.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8477 8426 8407
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 604 795
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.40 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -25.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 28 August 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 23 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 28 August 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 -52 23 £433 +73.00% 4
London +8 10 £405 +90.58% 2
South East -16 10 £500 +53.84% 1
Hampshire -4 7 - -
Manchester -15 3 £228 +1.11% 1
North West -15 3 £228 +1.11% 1
Surrey - 2 £513 - 1
Kent - 1 £475 -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
East of England - - - -
South Coast - - - -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (92.68%) AIX
2 26 (63.41%) IBM
3 25 (60.98%) UNIX
3 25 (60.98%) Linux
4 19 (46.34%) EMC
5 18 (43.90%) SAN
5 18 (43.90%) Windows
5 18 (43.90%) VMware
6 17 (41.46%) Oracle
7 16 (39.02%) Solaris
7 16 (39.02%) Shell Script
7 16 (39.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
9 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (31.71%) GPFS
11 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
12 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
12 11 (26.83%) Perl
13 10 (24.39%) SQL
13 10 (24.39%) WAN
13 10 (24.39%) HP
13 10 (24.39%) Firewall
13 10 (24.39%) Clustering
13 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (21.95%) Veritas
14 9 (21.95%) C
15 8 (19.51%) NetApp
15 8 (19.51%) PowerHA
15 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis

HACMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.88%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.44%) CICS
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) SAN
2 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
3 10 (24.39%) WAN
3 10 (24.39%) Firewall
4 7 (17.07%) LAN
5 6 (14.63%) LDAP
5 6 (14.63%) Kerberos
6 5 (12.20%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (12.20%) VPN
6 5 (12.20%) DNS
7 2 (4.88%) Internet
8 1 (2.44%) SSH
8 1 (2.44%) DMZ
8 1 (2.44%) SSL
8 1 (2.44%) SMS
8 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.20%) SQLPlus
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (12.20%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.88%) SAP HANA
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.44%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) OLTP
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
1 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Architect
2 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.20%) UNIX Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) AIX Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) SAP Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Mainframe Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (2.44%) DB2 Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (14.63%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) YAML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Clustering
2 7 (17.07%) LPAR
3 5 (12.20%) Open Source
4 4 (9.76%) DLPAR
5 3 (7.32%) Replication
6 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (2.44%) DataPower
7 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.44%) Firmware
7 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) AIX
2 25 (60.98%) UNIX
2 25 (60.98%) Linux
3 18 (43.90%) Windows
4 16 (39.02%) Solaris
5 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.20%) NetWare
6 5 (12.20%) HPUX
7 1 (2.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (17.07%) Service Management
4 7 (17.07%) ITIL
5 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 6 (14.63%) High Availability
6 5 (12.20%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (12.20%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (12.20%) Document Management
6 5 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.76%) ERP
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.88%) Release Management
9 2 (4.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) Shell Script
2 11 (26.83%) Perl
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 9 (21.95%) C
5 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
6 6 (14.63%) Java
6 6 (14.63%) C++
6 6 (14.63%) Korn
7 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 2 (4.88%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) COBOL
9 1 (2.44%) JCL
9 1 (2.44%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) IBM AIX Certification
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) OCP
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (31.71%) GPFS
2 8 (19.51%) PowerHA
3 6 (14.63%) vSphere
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (12.20%) OCFS2
4 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
4 5 (12.20%) VMware ESX
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (9.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (4.88%) SRDF
7 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.44%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Tivoli
1 7 (17.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.88%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) IBM
2 19 (46.34%) EMC
3 18 (43.90%) VMware
4 17 (41.46%) Oracle
5 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
6 10 (24.39%) HP
7 9 (21.95%) Veritas
8 8 (19.51%) NetApp
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 6 (14.63%) JBoss
11 5 (12.20%) SAP
11 5 (12.20%) Sun
11 5 (12.20%) Compaq
11 5 (12.20%) Dell
11 5 (12.20%) Hitachi
12 3 (7.32%) Business Objects
13 2 (4.88%) Intel
14 1 (2.44%) Remedy
14 1 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark