Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 217 239
Rank change year-on-year +28 +22 -43
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 10 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.088% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 1.65% 0.87% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
North West median daily rate £444 £408 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.90% - -
England median daily rate £425 £315 £450
% change year-on-year +34.92% -30.00% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 606 689 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.73% 10.09% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 390 463
North West median daily rate £385 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +10.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £128 £143 £163
90th Percentile £555 £513 £513
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 76 108
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £14.34 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.41% -1.10% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.18
90th Percentile £39.30 £21.75 £25.43
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

PowerHA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerHA in the North West

PowerHA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerHA in the North West

PowerHA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerHA in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerHA in the North West

PowerHA
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 PowerHA within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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 +21 2 £419 +14.73%
Cheshire +11 2 £150 -66.67%
PowerHA
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 North West region with a requirement for PowerHA.

1 10 (100.00%) AIX
2 9 (90.00%) HACMP
3 7 (70.00%) Migration
4 6 (60.00%) Clustering
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) iSeries
4 6 (60.00%) GPFS
4 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Unix
7 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Internet

PowerHA
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 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) HACMP
2 6 (60.00%) Clustering
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (60.00%) iSeries
3 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) GPFS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM