The first table below looks at the demand for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 53 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing AIX 11 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.40% 5.55% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.07% 20.79% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 17
Average daily rate
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£255 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.89% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +9.09%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
217 202 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.71% 26.68% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 77 92
Average daily rate £280 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £223 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 19
Average hourly rate £14.35 £29.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.53% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
AIX
North West

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

AIX
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Chester -7 4 - -
Knutsford -1 1 - -
Warrington - - - -
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 18 (85.71%) UNIX
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 9 (42.86%) Banking
5 8 (38.10%) Tivoli
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle
8 4 (19.05%) FTP
8 4 (19.05%) IBM
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
9 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (14.29%) PowerHA
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (14.29%) Information Security
9 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (14.29%) HACMP
9 3 (14.29%) HP
9 3 (14.29%) SAP
10 2 (9.52%) ITIL
10 2 (9.52%) HPUX
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP PM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) FTP
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (42.86%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Local Government
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
1 7 (33.33%) Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) HACMP
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) CESG
2 2 (9.52%) LPAR
2 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) UNIX
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) HPUX
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Security Management
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (9.52%) Network Management
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CISSP
1 2 (9.52%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (14.29%) PowerHA
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Tivoli
2 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) McAfee
4 2 (9.52%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco