The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 41 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -19
Contract jobs citing AIX 43 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.80% 0.73% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.46% 3.18% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 9
Median daily rate £425 £406 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% +62.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
AIX
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
221 220 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.69% 22.89% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 125 107
Median daily rate £425 £381 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +43.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.98 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing AIX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 22 £425 -
Knutsford -2 4 £388 +3.33% 1
Chester -6 1 £400 -11.69%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for AIX.

1 45 (63.38%) Linux
2 36 (50.70%) Unix
3 33 (46.48%) Solaris
4 30 (42.25%) Migration
4 30 (42.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (40.85%) Windows
5 29 (40.85%) Oracle
6 28 (39.44%) HPUX
7 27 (38.03%) SQL
8 25 (35.21%) Security Cleared
9 21 (29.58%) SC Cleared
9 21 (29.58%) Data Centre
10 20 (28.17%) Mainframe
11 19 (26.76%) EMC
12 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
12 18 (25.35%) DB2
13 17 (23.94%) DHCP
14 16 (22.54%) Citrix
14 16 (22.54%) IBM
15 14 (19.72%) Red Hat
16 13 (18.31%) VMware
17 11 (15.49%) Apache
17 11 (15.49%) Tomcat
18 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
18 10 (14.08%) Middleware
19 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
19 8 (11.27%) Finance
20 7 (9.86%) WebSphere
20 7 (9.86%) Project Management
20 7 (9.86%) Microsoft

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (15.49%) Apache
1 11 (15.49%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.86%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (7.04%) IIS
4 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.82%) iPlanet
6 2 (2.82%) JBoss
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) IaaS
1 4 (5.63%) PaaS
1 4 (5.63%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) DHCP
2 5 (7.04%) SAN
3 4 (5.63%) SSL
4 3 (4.23%) DNS
5 2 (2.82%) DMZ
5 2 (2.82%) HTTP
5 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 2 (2.82%) LDAP
6 1 (1.41%) Firewall
6 1 (1.41%) LAN
6 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.41%) VPN
6 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) DB2
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.82%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.82%) Introscope
2 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Banking
2 5 (7.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Architect
2 7 (9.86%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.45%) AIX Architect
3 6 (8.45%) AIX Consultant
3 6 (8.45%) Consultant
4 5 (7.04%) Lead Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) AIX Specialist
5 4 (5.63%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.23%) DBA
6 3 (4.23%) Designer
6 3 (4.23%) Environment Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.23%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.23%) Solaris Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Storage Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Sun Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) Middleware
2 3 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.41%) JSON
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.58%) Data Centre
2 20 (28.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) HACMP
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (63.38%) Linux
2 36 (50.70%) Unix
3 33 (46.48%) Solaris
4 30 (42.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (40.85%) Windows
6 28 (39.44%) HPUX
7 5 (7.04%) CentOS
8 1 (1.41%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Migration
2 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.86%) Project Management
4 6 (8.45%) ITIL
5 5 (7.04%) Service Management
6 4 (5.63%) Automation Testing
6 4 (5.63%) Build Automation
6 4 (5.63%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.63%) Change Management
6 4 (5.63%) Server Building
7 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.23%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (4.23%) Test Management
7 3 (4.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.82%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (2.82%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) Jython
2 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.23%) Perl
4 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.82%) Java
4 2 (2.82%) Korn
4 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.82%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) Ruby
5 1 (1.41%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (35.21%) Security Cleared
2 21 (29.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) PowerHA
3 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.82%) vCloud
5 1 (1.41%) GPFS
5 1 (1.41%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Puppet
2 5 (7.04%) vRealize
3 3 (4.23%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.82%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.82%) yum
5 1 (1.41%) Legato
5 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) Oracle
2 19 (26.76%) EMC
3 16 (22.54%) Citrix
3 16 (22.54%) IBM
4 14 (19.72%) Red Hat
5 13 (18.31%) VMware
6 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.45%) Sun
8 5 (7.04%) HP
9 3 (4.23%) Ab Initio
9 3 (4.23%) ATG
9 3 (4.23%) BMC
9 3 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.82%) CA
10 2 (2.82%) Kofax
10 2 (2.82%) NetApp
11 1 (1.41%) Brocade
11 1 (1.41%) Dell
11 1 (1.41%) Veritas