Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 876 867 825
Rank change year-on-year -9 -42 +10
Contract jobs citing HACMP 20 19 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.018% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.058% 0.055% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 21
UK median daily rate £413 £428 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +3.01% +2.47%
10th Percentile £277 £343 £400
90th Percentile £475 £498 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £475 £415
% change year-on-year -14.47% +14.46% +7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34732 34740 37265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.70% 33.09% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23048 22773 23696
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1200 1471
UK median hourly rate £20.63 £20.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +5.13% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

HACMP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HACMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HACMP over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 8 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 6 months to 24 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
England -6 19 £406 -4.41% 2
UK excluding London +33 17 £406 -14.47% 2
North of England +57 15 £395 -24.04% 1
North West +33 13 £390 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +26 2 £450 -
London -9 2 £450 +20.00%
South East +4 1 £413 - 1
Scotland +3 1 £450 +4.65%

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for HACMP.

1 15 (75.00%) AIX
2 13 (65.00%) Clustering
3 12 (60.00%) Migration
4 11 (55.00%) PowerHA
5 9 (45.00%) GPFS
6 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 8 (40.00%) Finance
6 8 (40.00%) IBM
7 7 (35.00%) iSeries
8 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (25.00%) Unix
10 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) DB2
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (20.00%) BMC
10 4 (20.00%) Change Management
10 4 (20.00%) MAINVIEW
10 4 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (15.00%) Service Management
11 3 (15.00%) ITIL
12 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 1 (5.00%) High Availability
13 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
13 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
13 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
13 1 (5.00%) Banking
13 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (5.00%) SAP EP
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) DB2 Support
2 3 (15.00%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) AIX Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Architect
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Clustering
2 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (35.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) AIX
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) ABAP
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) PowerHA
2 9 (45.00%) GPFS
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas