The table below looks at the prevalence of the term HACMP in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HACMP over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 588 588
Rank change year-on-year +21 0  
Contract jobs citing HACMP 10 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.077% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 7
Median daily rate £425 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £276 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -5.55% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

HACMP is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13357 15576 14906
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.01% 31.36% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8671 10304 9100
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 531 624
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.15 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

HACMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing HACMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for HACMP in England

HACMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HACMP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for HACMP in England

HACMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HACMP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HACMP in England

HACMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HACMP within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
South East +3 5 £425 -10.52% 2
North West +31 4 £365 -14.11%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
HACMP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HACMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for HACMP.

1 15 (75.00%) AIX
2 13 (65.00%) Migration
3 12 (60.00%) Unix
4 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) PowerHA
5 9 (45.00%) GPFS
5 9 (45.00%) Clustering
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
7 6 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Data Guard
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (25.00%) AWK
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (25.00%) MySQL
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) DB2
8 5 (25.00%) ETL
8 5 (25.00%) OLTP

HACMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
1 5 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
1 5 (25.00%) OLTP
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) DBA
2 5 (25.00%) DB2 DBA
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) DB2 Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (5.00%) AIX Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Clustering
2 5 (25.00%) Replication
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) AIX
2 12 (60.00%) Unix
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (25.00%) ETL
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) PowerHA
2 9 (45.00%) GPFS
3 6 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) IBM
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) NetApp
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Arqiva
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas