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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
UK
Rank 574 603 589
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Contract jobs citing HACMP 13 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.054% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.089% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
Median daily rate £430 £451 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.55% +14.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £670 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £488 £379
% change year-on-year
-11.84% +28.77%
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
14587 16398 15936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.81% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9330 10414 9971
Median daily rate £438 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 692 666
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.98 £17.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +23.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 13 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 January 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 +16 12 £438 -2.88%
Leeds - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
Yorkshire - 5 - -
Hampshire +8 4 £438 -37.50%
South East +3 4 £438 -10.30%
North West +24 3 - -
Manchester +12 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £430 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £430 -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (76.19%) Unix
2 15 (71.43%) AIX
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 9 (42.86%) Migration
4 9 (42.86%) GPFS
5 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
5 8 (38.10%) IBM
6 7 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (28.57%) Clustering
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (28.57%) PowerHA
8 5 (23.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (23.81%) Data Guard
8 5 (23.81%) High Availability
8 5 (23.81%) DB2 UDB
8 5 (23.81%) AWK
8 5 (23.81%) Replication
8 5 (23.81%) Change Management
8 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (23.81%) NetApp
8 5 (23.81%) OLTP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (23.81%) DB2
2 5 (23.81%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (23.81%) OLTP
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle9i Database
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) DBA
2 6 (28.57%) Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (23.81%) DB2 DBA
4 4 (19.05%) DB2 Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (4.76%) AIX Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 5 (23.81%) Replication
3 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Unix
2 15 (71.43%) AIX
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Solaris
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) ETL
3 5 (23.81%) High Availability
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Database Security
6 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) AWK
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) IBM AIX Certification
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) GPFS
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (28.57%) PowerHA
3 5 (23.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (4.76%) NFS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (23.81%) Data Guard
2 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) IBM
1 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Veritas
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) Arqiva
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) HP