The table below looks at the statistics for PowerHA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerHA over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM PowerHA
UK
Rank 594 623 619
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.008% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.075% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £365 £525 £312
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% +68.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £525 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £525 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £525 £312
% change year-on-year
-30.47% +68.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - £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
5091 5355 5320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.37% 10.30% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3213 3197 2933
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 479 592
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.20 £32.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

PowerHA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PowerHA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerHA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 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 +42 7 £365 -30.47% 3
North West - 4 £365 - 3
South East - 3 £419 -
Manchester - 3 £365 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £425 -
Scotland +16 1 £355 -
Hampshire - 1 £413 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £413 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £355 -

PowerHA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerHA 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 PowerHA.

1 29 (100.00%) AIX
2 19 (65.52%) Unix
2 19 (65.52%) IBM
3 18 (62.07%) Linux
3 18 (62.07%) Clustering
4 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) Migration
4 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
5 9 (31.03%) HACMP
5 9 (31.03%) GPFS
6 8 (27.59%) High Availability
6 8 (27.59%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 8 (27.59%) Oracle
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 7 (24.14%) WebLogic
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) Apache
7 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
7 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
7 7 (24.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (24.14%) Tivoli
7 7 (24.14%) Perl
7 7 (24.14%) Symantec
7 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (24.14%) Nessus
7 7 (24.14%) Puppet

PowerHA
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 7 (24.14%) Apache
1 7 (24.14%) Confluence
1 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
1 7 (24.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) Network Security
3 3 (10.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
1 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
1 7 (24.14%) JIRA
1 7 (24.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) AIX Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Unix Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) AIX Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) MCollective
2 6 (20.69%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Clustering
2 9 (31.03%) HACMP
3 6 (20.69%) PKI
4 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (3.45%) LPAR
5 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) AIX
2 19 (65.52%) Unix
3 18 (62.07%) Linux
4 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (24.14%) Windows
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.24%) Solaris
6 2 (6.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) High Availability
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) IT Governance
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
1 7 (24.14%) Korn
1 7 (24.14%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) GPFS
2 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Ansible
2 7 (24.14%) Nessus
2 7 (24.14%) Packer
2 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 7 (24.14%) Rundeck
2 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 7 (24.14%) Tivoli
2 7 (24.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Zenoss
3 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) IBM
2 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Sonatype
4 7 (24.14%) Symantec
5 4 (13.79%) Veritas
6 3 (10.34%) SAP
7 2 (6.90%) Nimsoft
8 1 (3.45%) EMC