The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM PowerHA
Rank 575 538 582
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +44
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 12 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.013% 0.010%
As % of the System Software category 0.23% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £545 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.12% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+53.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5255 4391 4700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.33% 9.20% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2686 2123 2314
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 624 570
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.06 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%

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 18 April 2014.

PowerHA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PowerHA
Top 14 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -80 12 £545 +32.12% 1
North West -12 7 £450 +80.00%
London -20 4 £545 +32.12%
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Telford - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

PowerHA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (83.87%) AIX
2 20 (64.52%) Oracle
3 15 (48.39%) IBM
4 14 (45.16%) Linux
4 14 (45.16%) UNIX
5 12 (38.71%) SAP
6 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
6 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
7 10 (32.26%) VMware
7 10 (32.26%) Clustering
7 10 (32.26%) HACMP
8 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
8 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) VMware ESX
8 9 (29.03%) High Availability
9 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
9 8 (25.81%) ITIL
9 8 (25.81%) EMC
9 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (22.58%) Project Management
10 7 (22.58%) Solaris
10 7 (22.58%) Capacity Management
10 7 (22.58%) Release Management
10 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (19.35%) MS Office
11 6 (19.35%) HTTP
11 6 (19.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (16.13%) NetApp
12 5 (16.13%) Finance

PowerHA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (6.45%) Tuxedo
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
2 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 4 (12.90%) APPN
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) SNA
2 4 (12.90%) FTP
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) SSH
4 2 (6.45%) SSL
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.13%) SAP HANA
3 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.90%) DB2
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
2 6 (19.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (16.13%) Finance
4 4 (12.90%) Retail
5 3 (9.68%) Banking
6 1 (3.23%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Support
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
1 4 (12.90%) APPC
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Basis
2 2 (6.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Clustering
1 10 (32.26%) HACMP
2 4 (12.90%) iSeries
2 4 (12.90%) AS400
3 3 (9.68%) LPAR
4 2 (6.45%) FMCG
4 2 (6.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) AIX
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) UNIX
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 7 (22.58%) Solaris
4 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) i5/OS
6 3 (9.68%) OS/400
6 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) High Availability
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Capacity Management
3 7 (22.58%) Release Management
4 5 (16.13%) Service Management
4 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (3.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.90%) C
2 4 (12.90%) COBOL
2 4 (12.90%) RPG
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) Korn
5 1 (3.23%) ABAP
5 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) IBM Certification
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) VMware ESX
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (12.90%) KVM
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) BladeLogic
1 4 (12.90%) Tivoli NetView
1 4 (12.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle
2 15 (48.39%) IBM
3 12 (38.71%) SAP
4 10 (32.26%) VMware
5 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
6 8 (25.81%) EMC
7 5 (16.13%) NetApp
8 4 (12.90%) NetIQ
8 4 (12.90%) BMC
8 4 (12.90%) HP
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft