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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
Rank 622 615 601
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing HACMP 24 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.042% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.13% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 5
Median daily rate £425 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £350 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £515 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £445 £304
% change year-on-year
-1.74% +46.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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
17912 17629 17157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.26% 31.98% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11597 10995 10513
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 656 693
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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
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 June 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 17 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 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 24 £425 -5.55%
South East -16 7 £450 -7.69%
North East - 6 £235 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £235 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £235 -
London -3 5 £400 -
North West -3 5 £510 +25.61%
Buckinghamshire +5 3 - -
Milton Keynes +4 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 £510 -
Kent +3 2 £450 -12.19%
Liverpool - 2 £515 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Hampshire +11 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 £363 -
West Midlands - 1 £363 -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 55 (88.71%) Unix
2 49 (79.03%) AIX
3 37 (59.68%) Solaris
4 33 (53.23%) IBM
5 32 (51.61%) Linux
6 27 (43.55%) Clustering
7 26 (41.94%) Perl
7 26 (41.94%) Veritas
7 26 (41.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (40.32%) Configuration Management
8 25 (40.32%) Red Hat
8 25 (40.32%) GPFS
9 23 (37.10%) Finance
10 22 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (30.65%) Service Management
11 19 (30.65%) High Availability
12 18 (29.03%) Middleware
12 18 (29.03%) IBM AIX Certification
12 18 (29.03%) Python
12 18 (29.03%) Puppet
13 17 (27.42%) WAN
13 17 (27.42%) Firewall
14 16 (25.81%) Shell Script
14 16 (25.81%) ITIL
14 16 (25.81%) LAN
14 16 (25.81%) VPN
14 16 (25.81%) Open Source
14 16 (25.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
16 14 (22.58%) NFS

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) Firewall
1 17 (27.42%) WAN
2 16 (25.81%) LAN
2 16 (25.81%) VPN
3 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
4 14 (22.58%) DNS
4 14 (22.58%) LDAP
5 11 (17.74%) SAN
6 3 (4.84%) FTP
7 2 (3.23%) Broadband
7 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) ChangeMan
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Unix Engineer
2 18 (29.03%) Administrator
3 14 (22.58%) Unix Administrator
4 10 (16.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 10 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (14.52%) AIX Administrator
6 8 (12.90%) Consultant
6 8 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 7 (11.29%) AIX Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) AIX Systems Administrator
7 7 (11.29%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) AIX Consultant
10 4 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Solaris Administrator
10 4 (6.45%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 4 (6.45%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) Middleware
2 3 (4.84%) ISPF
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 27 (43.55%) Clustering
2 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.45%) DLPAR
5 4 (6.45%) LPAR
5 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.84%) AS400
6 3 (4.84%) iSeries
6 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
7 2 (3.23%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.61%) Health Informatics
8 1 (1.61%) Informatics
8 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (88.71%) Unix
2 49 (79.03%) AIX
3 37 (59.68%) Solaris
4 32 (51.61%) Linux
5 22 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (16.13%) Windows
7 4 (6.45%) HPUX
7 4 (6.45%) NetWare
8 2 (3.23%) VMS
9 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (40.32%) Configuration Management
3 19 (30.65%) High Availability
3 19 (30.65%) Service Management
4 16 (25.81%) ITIL
4 16 (25.81%) Open Source
5 13 (20.97%) ITIL V3
5 13 (20.97%) Lean Six Sigma
5 13 (20.97%) Six Sigma
5 13 (20.97%) Workflow
6 12 (19.35%) DevOps
7 10 (16.13%) Migration
8 8 (12.90%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (8.06%) Change Management
9 5 (8.06%) Contingency Planning
10 4 (6.45%) Project Management
10 4 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.84%) ERP
11 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) Perl
2 18 (29.03%) Python
3 16 (25.81%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.45%) C
4 4 (6.45%) C++
4 4 (6.45%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) Korn
5 3 (4.84%) AWK
5 3 (4.84%) JCL
5 3 (4.84%) REXX
5 3 (4.84%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) IBM AIX Certification
2 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (40.32%) GPFS
2 16 (25.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 14 (22.58%) NFS
4 12 (19.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (12.90%) Oracle Clusterware
6 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (4.84%) Time Sharing Option
7 3 (4.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (4.84%) Veritas File System
7 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 18 (29.03%) Puppet
2 10 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (8.06%) NetBackup
5 4 (6.45%) Tivoli
6 3 (4.84%) Ansible
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (4.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.61%) Control-M
8 1 (1.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) IBM
2 26 (41.94%) Veritas
3 25 (40.32%) Red Hat
4 9 (14.52%) VMware
5 6 (9.68%) EMC
6 4 (6.45%) HP
6 4 (6.45%) Sun
6 4 (6.45%) Symantec
7 3 (4.84%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle
8 2 (3.23%) Compaq
8 2 (3.23%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.61%) Dell