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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM PowerHA
Rank 575 552 549
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 17 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.035% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
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£375 £425 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £360 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £553 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £372
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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
5242 5201 4496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.66% 10.16% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2903 2678 2109
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 622 757
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.52 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerHA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

PowerHA Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 17 £375 -11.76% 2
South East -25 6 £431 -26.59%
West Midlands - 3 £375 -
Hampshire - 3 £438 -
Warwickshire - 3 £375 -
Warwick - 2 - -
Nottingham - 1 £350 - 2
Basingstoke - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 - 2
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

PowerHA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (79.31%) IBM
2 22 (75.86%) AIX
3 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 15 (51.72%) Linux
4 14 (48.28%) SAP
4 14 (48.28%) SAN
5 12 (41.38%) WAN
6 11 (37.93%) HACMP
6 11 (37.93%) VMware
7 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (34.48%) EMC
7 10 (34.48%) Oracle
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
8 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (31.03%) Network Load Balancing
8 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
8 9 (31.03%) High Availability
8 9 (31.03%) WAN Optimisation
9 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (27.59%) Finance
9 8 (27.59%) Manufacturing
9 8 (27.59%) DB2
10 7 (24.14%) NetApp
10 7 (24.14%) NetWeaver
11 6 (20.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (20.69%) Business Objects
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
11 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (20.69%) Capacity Management

PowerHA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (24.14%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) SAN
2 12 (41.38%) WAN
3 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.34%) SNA
4 3 (10.34%) FTP
4 3 (10.34%) HTTP
4 3 (10.34%) Internet
4 3 (10.34%) APPN
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) SSH
5 2 (6.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) DB2
2 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.24%) SAP HANA
4 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
1 8 (27.59%) Manufacturing
2 5 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
2 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (20.69%) SAP Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) AIX Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Storage Manager
6 2 (6.90%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) AIX Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) HACMP
2 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) iSeries
3 3 (10.34%) AS400
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 1 (3.45%) LPAR
5 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) AIX
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) UNIX
3 5 (17.24%) Solaris
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.34%) OS/400
4 3 (10.34%) i5/OS
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
1 9 (31.03%) Network Load Balancing
1 9 (31.03%) High Availability
1 9 (31.03%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (20.69%) Capacity Management
3 5 (17.24%) Release Management
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) QMS
7 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C
1 3 (10.34%) COBOL
1 3 (10.34%) RPG
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
1 3 (10.34%) Korn
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.45%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (10.34%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.34%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) IBM
2 14 (48.28%) SAP
3 11 (37.93%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) Oracle
4 10 (34.48%) EMC
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) NetApp
7 6 (20.69%) Business Objects
8 3 (10.34%) NetIQ
9 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.90%) HP
10 1 (3.45%) Remedy
10 1 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark