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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 33 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -9
Contract jobs citing AIX 37 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.79% 0.44% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.16% 2.02% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 6
Median daily rate £425 £441 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.51% +72.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £384 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £493 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -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
167 198 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.60% 21.59% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 102 109
Median daily rate £413 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 28
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.77 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.39% +9.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +1 4 £388 +3.33%
Chester -6 1 £400 -1.47%
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 41 (63.08%) Linux
2 30 (46.15%) Solaris
2 30 (46.15%) Migration
3 29 (44.62%) Unix
4 27 (41.54%) SQL
4 27 (41.54%) Oracle
5 26 (40.00%) Windows
6 25 (38.46%) HPUX
6 25 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
8 20 (30.77%) Mainframe
9 19 (29.23%) EMC
9 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
10 18 (27.69%) DB2
10 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
10 18 (27.69%) Data Centre
11 17 (26.15%) DHCP
12 16 (24.62%) Citrix
13 15 (23.08%) IBM
14 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
14 10 (15.38%) VMware
15 9 (13.85%) Apache
15 9 (13.85%) Tomcat
15 9 (13.85%) Red Hat
16 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
17 7 (10.77%) Project Management
17 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
17 7 (10.77%) ITIL
17 7 (10.77%) Finance
18 6 (9.23%) Middleware

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 9 (13.85%) Apache
1 9 (13.85%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.69%) IIS
2 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.62%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) IaaS
1 4 (6.15%) PaaS
1 4 (6.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) DHCP
2 5 (7.69%) SAN
3 3 (4.62%) DNS
3 3 (4.62%) SSL
4 2 (3.08%) DMZ
4 2 (3.08%) LDAP
5 1 (1.54%) Firewall
5 1 (1.54%) LAN
5 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.54%) VPN
5 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) DB2
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) ClearCase
1 3 (4.62%) ClearQuest
1 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Architect
2 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.23%) AIX Architect
3 6 (9.23%) AIX Consultant
3 6 (9.23%) Consultant
4 5 (7.69%) Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 4 (6.15%) AIX Specialist
5 4 (6.15%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.62%) DBA
6 3 (4.62%) Designer
6 3 (4.62%) Environment Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.62%) Solaris Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Storage Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Sun Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Test Automation Manager
6 3 (4.62%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Middleware
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.54%) JSON
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Mainframe
2 18 (27.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) HACMP
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (63.08%) Linux
2 30 (46.15%) Solaris
3 29 (44.62%) Unix
4 26 (40.00%) Windows
5 25 (38.46%) HPUX
5 25 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.69%) CentOS
7 1 (1.54%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Migration
2 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.77%) ITIL
3 7 (10.77%) Project Management
4 5 (7.69%) Service Management
5 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
5 4 (6.15%) Build Automation
5 4 (6.15%) Capacity Management
5 4 (6.15%) Change Management
5 4 (6.15%) Server Building
6 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.62%) Demand Forecasting
6 3 (4.62%) Test Management
6 3 (4.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.08%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (3.08%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.08%) Jython
2 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.08%) Python
2 2 (3.08%) Ruby
2 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.54%) Bourne shell
3 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) PowerHA
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) vCloud
5 1 (1.54%) GPFS
5 1 (1.54%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
2 5 (7.69%) vRealize
3 3 (4.62%) BladeLogic
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.08%) yum
5 1 (1.54%) Legato
5 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Oracle
2 19 (29.23%) EMC
3 16 (24.62%) Citrix
4 15 (23.08%) IBM
5 10 (15.38%) VMware
6 9 (13.85%) Red Hat
7 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.69%) HP
9 4 (6.15%) Sun
10 3 (4.62%) Ab Initio
10 3 (4.62%) ATG
10 3 (4.62%) BMC
10 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (3.08%) Kofax
11 2 (3.08%) NetApp
12 1 (1.54%) Brocade
12 1 (1.54%) Dell
12 1 (1.54%) Veritas