Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 22 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
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 870 882
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 -38
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 16 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.028% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 0.12% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 7
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +7.78%
10th Percentile £153 £264 £373
90th Percentile £450 £618 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £445
% change year-on-year +2.94% -4.49% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12996 13026 11515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.60% 12.35% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8435 8163 6558
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
10th Percentile £156 £173 £158
90th Percentile £610 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 728 885 1239
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.04
90th Percentile £47.08 £42.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +4.92%

PowerHA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerHA in the UK

PowerHA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerHA in the UK

PowerHA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerHA over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerHA in the UK

PowerHA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerHA in the UK

PowerHA
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerHA within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 +16 15 £425 +34.92% 1
UK excluding London +15 11 £438 +2.94% 1
North of England +71 10 £444 +45.49% 1
North West +16 10 £444 +8.90% 1
London -30 3 £488 +74.11%
South East +9 1 £413 -2.94%

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for PowerHA.

1 16 (100.00%) AIX
2 11 (68.75%) HACMP
3 9 (56.25%) Migration
3 9 (56.25%) iSeries
4 8 (50.00%) GPFS
4 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (50.00%) Clustering
5 7 (43.75%) IBM
6 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) Unix
9 2 (12.50%) Banking
9 2 (12.50%) Service Management
9 2 (12.50%) Solaris
9 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (6.25%) Big Data
10 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (6.25%) Change Management
10 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (6.25%) LPAR
10 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
10 1 (6.25%) SSH
10 1 (6.25%) Logistics
10 1 (6.25%) Online Banking

PowerHA
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 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
1 1 (6.25%) SSH
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) AIX Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (6.25%) DBA
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Flash
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) HACMP
2 9 (56.25%) iSeries
3 8 (50.00%) Clustering
3 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) LPAR
4 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) AIX
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) HPUX
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) GPFS
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas