Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 856 879
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23 -30
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 15 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.026% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 0.12% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 8
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -4.49% +2.30%
10th Percentile £125 £260 £375
90th Percentile £450 £625 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +2.94% -3.41% +10.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 12134 13139 11727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.22% 12.37% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7818 8236 6608
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.89% +5.93%
10th Percentile £158 £175 £160
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £338
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 900 1273
UK median hourly rate £16.66 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.06
90th Percentile £47.25 £40.30 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.46 £15.75
% change year-on-year +0.24% -1.83% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 7 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 21 October 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 +31 14 £438 +6.71% 2
UK excluding London +30 12 £438 +2.94% 2
North of England +78 11 £444 +14.52% 1
North West +22 10 £444 +3.20% 1
South East +17 1 £413 -2.94% 1
London +1 1 £575 +38.55%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (100.00%) AIX
2 11 (73.33%) HACMP
3 9 (60.00%) Migration
3 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (53.33%) iSeries
4 8 (53.33%) GPFS
5 7 (46.67%) Clustering
6 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) IBM
7 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (13.33%) Solaris
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) Service Management
8 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) Unix
8 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Big Data
9 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (6.67%) Windows
9 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (6.67%) High Availability
9 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
9 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
9 1 (6.67%) Logistics
9 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
9 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
9 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus

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 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (6.67%) Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (6.67%) DBA
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) HACMP
2 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (53.33%) iSeries
4 7 (46.67%) Clustering
5 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) AIX
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) NetApp
2 1 (6.67%) TIBCO