The table below looks at the prevalence of the term HACMP in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 155 153
Rank change year-on-year +31 -2  
Contract jobs citing HACMP 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.078% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.25% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £365 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% -  
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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 832 1221 1074
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.20% 31.56% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 733 566
Median daily rate £375 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -3.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 67
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.36% +33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.36 £47.39 £49.93
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

HACMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HACMP in the North West

HACMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HACMP in the North West

HACMP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HACMP within the North West 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
Manchester +21 4 £365 -
HACMP
England

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 North West region with a requirement for HACMP.

1 10 (100.00%) AIX
1 10 (100.00%) Migration
1 10 (100.00%) PowerHA
2 9 (90.00%) GPFS
2 9 (90.00%) Clustering
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server

HACMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) AIX Consultant
1 1 (10.00%) Consultant
1 1 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) AIX
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) PowerHA
2 9 (90.00%) GPFS
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas