The table below looks at the statistics for PowerHA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerHA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM PowerHA
Rank 568 547 533
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -14
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 8 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.038% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.40% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
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£312 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.42% +14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £312 £387 £360
% change year-on-year
-19.34% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4999 4712 4267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.53% 9.37% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2782 2306 2021
Average daily rate £385 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 559 540 709
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

PowerHA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerHA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

PowerHA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PowerHA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerHA within the UK.

PowerHA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PowerHA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerHA within the UK.

PowerHA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PowerHA
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerHA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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 -28 7 £312 -24.42% 2
East Midlands - 2 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 £350 -
Scotland - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
Glasgow - - - -
London - - - - 2

PowerHA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PowerHA 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 PowerHA.

1 22 (91.67%) IBM
2 18 (75.00%) AIX
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) WAN
4 9 (37.50%) SAN
4 9 (37.50%) VMware
5 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (33.33%) NetApp
5 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 8 (33.33%) EMC
5 8 (33.33%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 7 (29.17%) DB2
6 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
6 7 (29.17%) High Availability
7 6 (25.00%) Retail
7 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (25.00%) HACMP
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) SAP
7 6 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
8 5 (20.83%) FTP
8 5 (20.83%) HTTP
8 5 (20.83%) IBM Certification
8 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP

PowerHA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PowerHA 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 PowerHA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) WAN
1 9 (37.50%) SAN
2 6 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) SNA
3 5 (20.83%) Internet
3 5 (20.83%) APPN
3 5 (20.83%) FTP
3 5 (20.83%) HTTP
4 2 (8.33%) SNMP
4 2 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
1 7 (29.17%) DB2
2 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (12.50%) SAP HANA
5 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Architect
1 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 3 (12.50%) AIX Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Manager
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Architect
4 2 (8.33%) AIX Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) HACMP
2 5 (20.83%) AS400
2 5 (20.83%) iSeries
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) FMCG
4 1 (4.17%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) AIX
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
4 5 (20.83%) i5/OS
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.67%) OS/400
6 3 (12.50%) Solaris
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (29.17%) High Availability
2 5 (20.83%) Release Management
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) QMS
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) ITSM
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C
1 5 (20.83%) COBOL
1 5 (20.83%) Perl
1 5 (20.83%) RPG
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Korn
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) IBM Certification
2 1 (4.17%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (12.50%) SRDF
4 3 (12.50%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (12.50%) Tivoli
4 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) IBM
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) EMC
3 8 (33.33%) NetApp
4 6 (25.00%) SAP
5 5 (20.83%) NetIQ
6 4 (16.67%) Business Objects
7 3 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.17%) Remedy
9 1 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark