Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 220 226
Rank change year-on-year +32 +6 -30
Contract jobs citing HACMP 13 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.36% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
North West median daily rate £390 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +15.56% +95.65%
England median daily rate £406 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -4.41% +2.41% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

HACMP is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1661 2248 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.22% 32.60% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 1436 1419
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 88 111
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £17.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -3.40% +15.60%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.39 £45.72 £45.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.46% +5.72%

HACMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing HACMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HACMP in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Lancashire - 6 £450 - 1
Manchester +18 5 £390 -
Cheshire - 2 £150 -
HACMP
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 13 (100.00%) AIX
2 10 (76.92%) Migration
3 9 (69.23%) PowerHA
4 7 (53.85%) GPFS
4 7 (53.85%) Clustering
4 7 (53.85%) IBM
5 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
5 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) iSeries
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) Service Management
8 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (7.69%) SAN
9 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (7.69%) Banking

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:

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Unix Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) AIX Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Clustering
2 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) PowerHA
2 7 (53.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) IBM