Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PowerHA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerHA over the 6 months to 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in 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 PowerHA
UK > England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 593 617 840
Rank change year-on-year +24 +223 +8
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 19 1 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 0.014% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
10th Percentile £427 " £418
25th Percentile £638 " £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 - £450
75th Percentile £713 " £475
90th Percentile " " £483
UK median daily rate £675 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - -

PowerHA is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6,476 7,264 13,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.56% 15.60% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,511 4,927 8,953
10th Percentile £220 £176 £190
25th Percentile £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £470 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.72% -1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £575
90th Percentile £660 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 367 546
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.22 £10.92
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.07 £13.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.95 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +15.04% +2.73% +4.04%
75th Percentile £43.75 £20.88 £24.44
90th Percentile £60.00 £43.30 £47.69
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £17.30 £16.50
% change year-on-year +18.51% +4.83% +4.04%

PowerHA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PowerHA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PowerHA in England

PowerHA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerHA in England.

Daily rate trend for PowerHA in England

PowerHA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerHA in England over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PowerHA in England

PowerHA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerHA in England.

Hourly rate trend for PowerHA in England

PowerHA
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 PowerHA within the England region over the 6 months to 9 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 16 £675 -
North of England +42 1 - -
North West +24 1 - -
PowerHA
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing PowerHA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for PowerHA.

1 18 (94.74%) IBM
1 18 (94.74%) Migration
2 17 (89.47%) LPAR
3 11 (57.89%) Social Skills
4 10 (52.63%) iSeries
4 10 (52.63%) NAS
4 10 (52.63%) Apple iOS
4 10 (52.63%) AS400
4 10 (52.63%) SAN
4 10 (52.63%) DB2
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
5 9 (47.37%) AIX
5 9 (47.37%) FTP
5 9 (47.37%) Middleware
5 9 (47.37%) Project Management
5 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
5 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (47.37%) Business Continuity
5 9 (47.37%) Replication
5 9 (47.37%) QA
5 9 (47.37%) Project Governance
5 9 (47.37%) Project Delivery
5 9 (47.37%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (42.11%) GPFS
6 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Clustering
7 7 (36.84%) Runbook

PowerHA
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 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) NAS
1 10 (52.63%) SAN
2 9 (47.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) DB2
General
1 11 (57.89%) Social Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) AIX Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) LPAR
2 10 (52.63%) AS400
2 10 (52.63%) iSeries
3 9 (47.37%) Replication
4 8 (42.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Apple iOS
2 9 (47.37%) AIX
3 6 (31.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Migration
2 9 (47.37%) Business Continuity
2 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (47.37%) Matrix Organization
2 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
2 9 (47.37%) Project Delivery
2 9 (47.37%) Project Governance
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
3 7 (36.84%) Runbook
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Business Case
5 5 (26.32%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Emotional Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) GPFS
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) IBM