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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 611 600
Rank change year-on-year +33 -11  
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.056% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £365 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £550 -
% change year-on-year -33.63% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PowerHA is in the system software 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 system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4661 5371 5145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.20% 10.87% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2978 3325 2848
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 432 605
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

PowerHA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerHA in England

PowerHA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerHA in England

PowerHA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 28 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
North West - 4 £365 - 1
South East - 1 £425 - 1
PowerHA
UK

PowerHA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for PowerHA.

1 14 (100.00%) AIX
2 12 (85.71%) Clustering
3 10 (71.43%) Migration
3 10 (71.43%) HACMP
3 10 (71.43%) GPFS
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) Veritas
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Nimsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) CentOS
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
7 1 (7.14%) SAP
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (7.14%) LPAR
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) AIX Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Clustering
2 10 (71.43%) HACMP
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) LPAR
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) AIX
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) GPFS
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Veritas
3 2 (14.29%) Nimsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 8 days ago