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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 603 617
Rank change year-on-year +20 +14  
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 5 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.034% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 0.10% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 6
Median daily rate £394 £410 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.96% -5.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £260 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +27.58% -14.70%  
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 4863 6089 5550
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.31% 12.32% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3875 3184
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 430 595
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerHA in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerHA in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerHA in England

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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 23 June 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
London +3 2 £381 -30.68% 1
North West +16 1 £400 -5.88%
South East - 1 £525 -
North East - 1 - -
PowerHA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 10 (100.00%) AIX
2 7 (70.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Clustering
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) GPFS
4 4 (40.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) HACMP
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) EMC VNX
6 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (20.00%) Puppet
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) SSH
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) Veritas
6 2 (20.00%) SNMP
6 2 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
6 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 2 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) AIX Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Migration Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Storage Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Unix Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) HACMP
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) AIX
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Packet Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) GPFS
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) NetApp
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) EMC
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) BMC
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Nimsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
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