The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PowerHA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerHA over the 3 months to 22 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 140 120
Contract jobs citing PowerHA 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.033% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category - 0.31% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +27.58% -14.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 246 319 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 12.13% 10.61% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 176 125
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 43
Median hourly rate £14.22 £12.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.72% -24.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.19 £17.75 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

PowerHA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing PowerHA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerHA in the West Midlands

PowerHA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerHA in the West Midlands