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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM PowerHA
Rank 630 620 610
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 18 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.13% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Median daily rate £418 £403 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £403 -
% change year-on-year
+1.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6530 5555 5306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.24% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4002 3099 2829
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 658 640
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.48 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.00 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.08 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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
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 26 May 2016.

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 15 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 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 13 £460 +8.23%
North West - 7 £418 -
London - 5 £550 -
Scotland - 5 £300 -
Cheshire - 4 £410 -
Glasgow - 3 £300 -
Edinburgh - 2 £550 -
Merseyside - 2 £503 -
West Midlands -7 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £600 -
Lewisham - 1 £400 -
Telford - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £510 -

PowerHA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) AIX
2 11 (50.00%) IBM
3 9 (40.91%) Migration
4 7 (31.82%) LPAR
4 7 (31.82%) SAN
5 6 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (27.27%) Unix
5 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 6 (27.27%) Clustering
6 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) QA
7 4 (18.18%) High Availability
7 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 3 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
8 3 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (13.64%) FTP
8 3 (13.64%) HTTP
8 3 (13.64%) DB2
8 3 (13.64%) Solaris
9 2 (9.09%) HACMP
9 2 (9.09%) Korn
9 2 (9.09%) Logistics
9 2 (9.09%) Firewall

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 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.55%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) FTP
2 3 (13.64%) HTTP
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) DB2
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) AIX Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) AIX Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (4.55%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) LPAR
2 6 (27.27%) Clustering
3 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) HACMP
4 2 (9.09%) IBM XIV
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) AIX
2 6 (27.27%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) High Availability
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (4.55%) Office Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) Korn
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) CFEngine
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas
3 1 (4.55%) VMware