The table below looks at the prevalence of the term HACMP in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HACMP over the 3 months to 27 June 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)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 630 619
Rank change year-on-year +24 -11  
Contract jobs citing HACMP 4 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.044% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.026% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 12
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £445
% change year-on-year +2.85% -1.74%  
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15648 17974 17487
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.21% 33.29% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10156 11793 11016
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 595 619
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +21.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.26 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

HACMP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

HACMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HACMP in the UK

HACMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HACMP in the UK

HACMP
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HACMP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +1 3 £450 +5.88%
North West +16 1 £390 -23.52%
Manchester +14 1 £390 -
London -1 1 £450 +12.50%
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Pudsey - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 with a requirement for HACMP.

1 10 (71.43%) AIX
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (50.00%) Clustering
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) IBM
4 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Data Guard
5 5 (35.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

HACMP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle9i Database
1 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (7.14%) OLTP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) DBA
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (21.43%) DB2 Support
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) DB2 Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) AIX
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Patch Management
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (35.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (28.57%) GPFS
2 4 (28.57%) PowerHA
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Data Guard
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (21.43%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) BMC
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Arqiva
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp