Period
to 22 August 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 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 874 873
Rank change year-on-year +27 -1 -20
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 11 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.023% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.097% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 8
UK median daily rate £394 £410 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.96% -5.20% +6.79%
10th Percentile £125 £260 £371
90th Percentile £543 £575 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £433
% change year-on-year +1.91% -9.25% +12.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PowerHA is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11346 13182 11939
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.83% 12.17% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7295 8237 6726
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £163 £175 £163
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +2.74% +8.15% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 645 872 1288
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.58% +6.45% +3.33%

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 August 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 22 August 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 +46 11 £394 -3.96% 3
UK excluding London +52 8 £400 +1.91% 2
North of England +49 6 £365 -10.98% 2
North West +32 5 £365 -14.12% 2
London +16 3 £388 -29.55% 1
South East +25 2 £469 +10.29%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (100.00%) AIX
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) HACMP
5 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 4 (36.36%) Solaris
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 2 (18.18%) Puppet
7 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) SSH
7 2 (18.18%) EMC
7 2 (18.18%) Service Management
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
7 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office

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 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) SNMP
2 2 (18.18%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) SMS
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) AIX Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Migration Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Flash
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) HACMP
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) EMC VNX
4 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) AIX
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Network Packet Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) GPFS
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
2 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 1 (9.09%) BMC
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas