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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
UK
Rank 588 590 607
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17  
Contract jobs citing HACMP 11 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.072% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.077% 0.23% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 3
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 -
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
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 14330 16380 15830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.04% 31.01% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9234 10679 9585
Median daily rate £443 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 554 655
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
England +8 11 £425 -5.55%
Hampshire +8 5 £425 -
South East +2 5 £425 -12.82%
North West +22 4 £365 -14.11%
Manchester +21 4 £365 -
Winchester +8 2 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -

HACMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for HACMP.

1 16 (72.73%) AIX
2 13 (59.09%) Unix
2 13 (59.09%) Migration
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) PowerHA
3 10 (45.45%) GPFS
4 9 (40.91%) Clustering
5 7 (31.82%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) IBM
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 6 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (27.27%) Data Guard
7 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (22.73%) Replication
7 5 (22.73%) AWK
7 5 (22.73%) OLTP
7 5 (22.73%) DB2 UDB
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003

HACMP
Top Related 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 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (22.73%) DB2
2 5 (22.73%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) OLTP
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle9i Database
2 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) DBA
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (22.73%) Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) DB2 DBA
4 4 (18.18%) DB2 Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (4.55%) AIX Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) Replication
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) AIX
2 13 (59.09%) Unix
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (22.73%) ETL
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) GPFS
1 10 (45.45%) PowerHA
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Data Guard
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 5 (22.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) IBM
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
1 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) NetApp
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Veritas
5 1 (4.55%) Arqiva