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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
North West / Cheshire
Rank 42 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing AIX 7 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.42% 3.65% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.29% 18.97% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 4
Median daily rate £413 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £344 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £544 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.87% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £21.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+142.85% -42.06%

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
96 174 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.51% 19.25% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 110 79
Median daily rate £398 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 22
Median hourly rate £19.66 £14.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.58% -4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.05 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Knutsford +2 2 £400 -5.88%
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) Unix
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) Oracle
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 9 (36.00%) Web Services
5 8 (32.00%) Veritas
5 8 (32.00%) Middleware
6 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (28.00%) Banking
6 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (24.00%) JSON
7 6 (24.00%) Microservices
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (24.00%) Big Data
7 6 (24.00%) IBM
7 6 (24.00%) SAN
7 6 (24.00%) XML
7 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) J2EE
7 6 (24.00%) DB2
7 6 (24.00%) SOA
7 6 (24.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) JIRA

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 6 (24.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (12.00%) CICS
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Big Data
2 6 (24.00%) DB2
2 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Administrator
1 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Principal Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) AIX Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) AIX Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Web Services
2 8 (32.00%) Middleware
3 6 (24.00%) J2EE
3 6 (24.00%) JSON
3 6 (24.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) IBM XIV
4 1 (4.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) Unix
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.00%) HPUX
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Microservices
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
1 6 (24.00%) SOA
2 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.00%) Validation
3 2 (8.00%) Coaching
3 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.00%) Server Building
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) RHCSA
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (8.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Veritas
3 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (24.00%) IBM
5 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 2 (8.00%) Brocade
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) Fujitsu
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft