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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 53 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Contract jobs citing AIX 10 44 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 4.76% 3.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.71% 21.67% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 8
Average daily rate
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£390 £334 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.85% -16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £226 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £17.50 £28.63
% change year-on-year
+110.71% -38.86%
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
149 203 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.36% 21.97% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 91 92
Average daily rate £361 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 28
Average hourly rate £15.25 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £43.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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
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 27 January 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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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
Knutsford 0 6 £376 +11.48%
Macclesfield - 2 £450 -
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 14 (56.00%) UNIX
4 10 (40.00%) IBM
5 9 (36.00%) Sun
5 9 (36.00%) HP
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) HTML
7 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (28.00%) Perl
7 7 (28.00%) Solaris
7 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
7 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (24.00%) BMC
8 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Apache
9 5 (20.00%) CSS
9 5 (20.00%) TIBCO
9 5 (20.00%) Web Development
9 5 (20.00%) YUI
10 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
10 4 (16.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 4 (16.00%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 4 (16.00%) Banking

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 6 (24.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 4 (16.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) JBoss
5 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) DB2
3 2 (8.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) TIBCO Specialist
1 4 (16.00%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (16.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) IT Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.00%) SAP Architect
3 2 (8.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) CSS
2 5 (20.00%) YUI
3 4 (16.00%) Rendezvous
3 4 (16.00%) Catalyst
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) Java EE
5 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.00%) HTML5
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) WSDL
5 2 (8.00%) XML
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (8.00%) LPAR
2 2 (8.00%) HACMP
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) AS400
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 14 (56.00%) UNIX
4 7 (28.00%) Solaris
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.00%) HPUX
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (8.00%) Mac OS
7 2 (8.00%) CentOS
7 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Web Development
2 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.00%) BDD
4 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.00%) C
5 2 (8.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) PowerHA
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Foglight
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.00%) CA Wily
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) IBM
2 9 (36.00%) Sun
2 9 (36.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) BMC
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (12.00%) SAP
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco
7 2 (8.00%) VMware
7 2 (8.00%) Dell
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (4.00%) Tumbleweed