The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 39 57 35
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing AIX 33 10 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.54% 1.35% 4.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.74% 6.90% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 15
Average daily rate £438 £390 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +16.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £368 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +114.28%
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
186 145 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.98% 19.62% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 71 87
Average daily rate £375 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 32
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.25 £20.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.41 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Macclesfield +2 8 £281 -37.50%
Knutsford -1 8 £425 +12.95%
Warrington - 6 £600 -
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (69.23%) Linux
2 32 (61.54%) Windows
3 28 (53.85%) Unix
4 27 (51.92%) Solaris
5 25 (48.08%) Data Centre
6 24 (46.15%) HPUX
6 24 (46.15%) IBM
7 23 (44.23%) Migration
8 19 (36.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (36.54%) Red Hat
9 18 (34.62%) VMware
10 16 (30.77%) Finance
11 14 (26.92%) Banking
12 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (25.00%) Sun
12 13 (25.00%) Oracle
13 12 (23.08%) Java
14 11 (21.15%) Middleware
14 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
14 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
15 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (17.31%) WAN
15 9 (17.31%) Cisco
15 9 (17.31%) VCE vBlock
16 8 (15.38%) SDLC
16 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
16 8 (15.38%) FlexPod
16 8 (15.38%) WSDL
16 8 (15.38%) HP
16 8 (15.38%) Dell

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (13.46%) JBoss
1 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
1 7 (13.46%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.69%) Apache
3 4 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (7.69%) iPlanet
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.92%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) WAN
2 5 (9.62%) Internet
2 5 (9.62%) SSL
3 4 (7.69%) HTTP
4 2 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) LDAP
5 1 (1.92%) NAS
5 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Ingres
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 8 (15.38%) Subversion
2 4 (7.69%) Introscope
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA Agile
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 14 (26.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Architect
2 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (15.38%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.46%) IT Architect
4 7 (13.46%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) AIX Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.85%) AIX Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Server Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) VMware Architect
7 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) Middleware
2 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 8 (15.38%) HTML
2 8 (15.38%) Java EE
2 8 (15.38%) jQuery
2 8 (15.38%) JSON
2 8 (15.38%) Web Services
2 8 (15.38%) WSDL
2 8 (15.38%) XML
3 7 (13.46%) HTML5
4 3 (5.77%) Flash
4 3 (5.77%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.92%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.92%) REST
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (48.08%) Data Centre
2 9 (17.31%) VCE vBlock
3 8 (15.38%) Clustering
3 8 (15.38%) FlexPod
4 3 (5.77%) DLPAR
4 3 (5.77%) HACMP
5 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.92%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 36 (69.23%) Linux
2 32 (61.54%) Windows
3 28 (53.85%) Unix
4 27 (51.92%) Solaris
5 24 (46.15%) HPUX
6 19 (36.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (15.38%) Mac OS
8 7 (13.46%) Windows Vista
8 7 (13.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Migration
2 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) BDD
3 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (15.38%) OO
3 8 (15.38%) OOP
3 8 (15.38%) SDLC
3 8 (15.38%) TDD
4 7 (13.46%) Data Protection
4 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
4 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
5 2 (3.85%) High Availability
6 1 (1.92%) Change Management
6 1 (1.92%) CRM
6 1 (1.92%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (1.92%) ERP
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL
6 1 (1.92%) Service Management
6 1 (1.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) C
2 8 (15.38%) C++
2 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.38%) Objective-C
3 5 (9.62%) Jython
3 5 (9.62%) Korn
3 5 (9.62%) Perl
3 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.77%) KVM
4 3 (5.77%) Xen
5 1 (1.92%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) CA Wily
2 3 (5.77%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.92%) Legato
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) IBM
2 19 (36.54%) Red Hat
3 18 (34.62%) VMware
4 13 (25.00%) Oracle
4 13 (25.00%) Sun
5 9 (17.31%) Cisco
6 8 (15.38%) Dell
6 8 (15.38%) HP
7 6 (11.54%) Citrix
8 4 (7.69%) CA
8 4 (7.69%) SAP
9 3 (5.77%) PlateSpin
10 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.92%) Avaya
11 1 (1.92%) EMC
11 1 (1.92%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.92%) Perforce
11 1 (1.92%) Sitecore