The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 81 104 95
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing AIX 38 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.48% 0.80% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.03% 3.87% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 13
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£483 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -22.85%
AIX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
473 517 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.43% 20.66% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 236 246
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 25 40
Average hourly rate £20.31 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.05% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIX across the Berkshire region.

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the Berkshire region.

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

AIX
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 26 £450 +28.57% 1
Newbury - 3 £563 -
Bracknell -6 2 £400 +4.23%
Maidenhead - 1 £450 -
AIX
South East

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing AIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AIX.

1 43 (65.15%) UNIX
2 39 (59.09%) WebSphere
3 38 (57.58%) Linux
3 38 (57.58%) DB2
4 32 (48.48%) IBM
5 28 (42.42%) Solaris
5 28 (42.42%) Windows
6 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (28.79%) WebSphere MQ
8 17 (25.76%) SQL
8 17 (25.76%) DataPower
9 16 (24.24%) Ab Initio
10 15 (22.73%) Oracle
10 15 (22.73%) Java
11 14 (21.21%) ITIL
11 14 (21.21%) VMware
11 14 (21.21%) Finance
12 13 (19.70%) Clustering
12 13 (19.70%) XML
13 12 (18.18%) Shell Script
13 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 12 (18.18%) Citrix
13 12 (18.18%) AS400
13 12 (18.18%) Migration
14 11 (16.67%) Maximo
14 11 (16.67%) iSeries
14 11 (16.67%) IBM Certification
14 11 (16.67%) SAP
14 11 (16.67%) JMS
14 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing AIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (59.09%) WebSphere
2 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 9 (13.64%) Apache
4 8 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (12.12%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (9.09%) Commerce Server
6 2 (3.03%) iPlanet
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.03%) IIS
6 2 (3.03%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Maximo
2 6 (9.09%) BusinessWare
3 3 (4.55%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) SAN
2 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 5 (7.58%) HTTP
2 5 (7.58%) DNS
2 5 (7.58%) SSL
3 4 (6.06%) DMZ
4 2 (3.03%) FTP
5 1 (1.52%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (57.58%) DB2
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.52%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Architect
4 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Ab Initio Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Designer
6 4 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) AIX Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Principal Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Designer
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (19.70%) XML
3 11 (16.67%) JMS
4 10 (15.15%) JSON
5 5 (7.58%) Middleware
6 4 (6.06%) Ajax
6 4 (6.06%) HTML
6 4 (6.06%) CSS
7 3 (4.55%) Worklight
8 2 (3.03%) Web Services
9 1 (1.52%) YAML
9 1 (1.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) DataPower
2 13 (19.70%) Clustering
3 12 (18.18%) AS400
4 11 (16.67%) iSeries
5 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 7 (10.61%) Mainframe
7 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
8 3 (4.55%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.52%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) UNIX
2 38 (57.58%) Linux
3 28 (42.42%) Windows
3 28 (42.42%) Solaris
4 9 (13.64%) zOS
5 8 (12.12%) HPUX
6 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.03%) SUSE
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) ITIL
3 12 (18.18%) Migration
4 10 (15.15%) ETL
5 9 (13.64%) High Availability
6 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.61%) Project Management
7 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Agile Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Validation
9 5 (7.58%) Change Management
10 4 (6.06%) Data Management
10 4 (6.06%) Data Mapping
10 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.55%) Mobile First
11 3 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (1.52%) Test Scripting
12 1 (1.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
2 15 (22.73%) Java
3 12 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 10 (15.15%) Python
5 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.55%) Korn
6 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.03%) Jython
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) IBM Certification
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) MCTS
5 1 (1.52%) MCITP
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) MCSA
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) NFS
2 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (3.03%) yum
5 1 (1.52%) Puppet
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.52%) Ansible
5 1 (1.52%) Netcool
5 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) IBM
2 16 (24.24%) Ab Initio
3 15 (22.73%) Oracle
4 14 (21.21%) VMware
5 12 (18.18%) Citrix
5 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.67%) SAP
7 6 (9.09%) Veritas
7 6 (9.09%) Vitria
8 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.58%) Sun
9 4 (6.06%) webMethods
10 3 (4.55%) AppDynamics
10 3 (4.55%) EMC
11 1 (1.52%) McAfee
11 1 (1.52%) Splunk