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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM PowerHA
Rank 566 534 534
Rank change year-on-year
-32 0
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 11 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.049% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 0.22% 0.51% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £381 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £579 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £370
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +18.40%
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
4900 4701 4326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.64% 9.65% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2406 2009
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £170
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 569 546 769
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -14.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 27 January 2015.

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 11 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 January 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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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 -32 11 £425 -4.22% 3
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 £350 -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Scotland - - - -

PowerHA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 27 (87.10%) IBM
2 23 (74.19%) AIX
3 14 (45.16%) SAP
3 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) SAN
3 14 (45.16%) VMware
4 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (41.94%) EMC
4 13 (41.94%) WAN
4 13 (41.94%) Linux
5 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (38.71%) VMware ESX
5 12 (38.71%) High Availability
6 11 (35.48%) HACMP
6 11 (35.48%) Oracle
7 10 (32.26%) NetApp
7 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (29.03%) DB2
8 9 (29.03%) Manufacturing
8 9 (29.03%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (29.03%) Network Load Balancing
8 9 (29.03%) WAN Optimisation
9 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (25.81%) Finance
9 8 (25.81%) UNIX
10 7 (22.58%) NetWeaver
10 7 (22.58%) Release Management
11 6 (19.35%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management

PowerHA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (22.58%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) SAN
2 13 (41.94%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) Internet
4 4 (12.90%) APPN
4 4 (12.90%) FTP
4 4 (12.90%) HTTP
4 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.90%) SNA
5 2 (6.45%) SSH
5 2 (6.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
1 9 (29.03%) DB2
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
2 6 (19.35%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (16.13%) SAP HANA
4 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (29.03%) Manufacturing
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 6 (19.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (16.13%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Architect
2 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (19.35%) SAP Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
6 3 (9.68%) AIX Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Storage Manager
7 2 (6.45%) AIX Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) AIX Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) HACMP
2 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) iSeries
3 4 (12.90%) AS400
4 3 (9.68%) Replication
4 3 (9.68%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) LPAR
5 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) AIX
2 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Linux
4 8 (25.81%) UNIX
5 4 (12.90%) i5/OS
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.68%) OS/400
6 3 (9.68%) Solaris
7 1 (3.23%) HPUX
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (38.71%) High Availability
2 9 (29.03%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (29.03%) Network Load Balancing
2 9 (29.03%) WAN Optimisation
3 7 (22.58%) Release Management
4 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management
5 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) Service Management
6 4 (12.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.45%) QMS
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (6.45%) Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.45%) ERP
9 1 (3.23%) Change Management
9 1 (3.23%) ITSM
9 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Perl
2 4 (12.90%) RPG
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) C
2 4 (12.90%) COBOL
3 3 (9.68%) Korn
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.23%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (38.71%) VMware ESX
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (9.68%) SRDF
4 3 (9.68%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
4 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) IBM
2 14 (45.16%) SAP
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 13 (41.94%) EMC
4 11 (35.48%) Oracle
5 10 (32.26%) NetApp
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) Business Objects
7 4 (12.90%) NetIQ
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.23%) Remedy
9 1 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark