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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 43 73 54
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -19
Contract jobs citing AIX 25 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.32% 0.47% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.82% 2.19% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £395 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
158 228 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.01% 21.39% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 125 101
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £214 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -13.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.01 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £40.00
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
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 - 16 £425 -
Knutsford +9 2 £388 +3.33% 1
Chester - 1 £400 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 38 (70.37%) Linux
2 26 (48.15%) SQL
3 25 (46.30%) Oracle
3 25 (46.30%) Windows
4 23 (42.59%) Migration
5 21 (38.89%) Solaris
5 21 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (37.04%) Mainframe
6 20 (37.04%) HPUX
6 20 (37.04%) Unix
7 19 (35.19%) EMC
8 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 18 (33.33%) DB2
8 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 17 (31.48%) DHCP
10 16 (29.63%) Citrix
11 14 (25.93%) IBM
11 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
12 11 (20.37%) VMware
12 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
12 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
13 9 (16.67%) Apache
13 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
14 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
15 7 (12.96%) ITIL
15 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
15 7 (12.96%) Project Management
16 6 (11.11%) Puppet
17 5 (9.26%) vRealize
17 5 (9.26%) Server Building

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) IaaS
1 4 (7.41%) PaaS
1 4 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) DHCP
2 4 (7.41%) SAN
3 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 3 (5.56%) SSL
4 2 (3.70%) LDAP
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) DB2
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) ClearCase
1 3 (5.56%) ClearQuest
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (9.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Architect
2 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.11%) AIX Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Lead Architect
5 4 (7.41%) AIX Specialist
5 4 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Environment Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Storage Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Test Automation Manager
6 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Server Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.85%) JSON
2 1 (1.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) Mainframe
2 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Linux
2 25 (46.30%) Windows
3 21 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (38.89%) Solaris
4 20 (37.04%) HPUX
4 20 (37.04%) Unix
5 5 (9.26%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) MVS
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Migration
2 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
2 7 (12.96%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Project Management
3 5 (9.26%) Server Building
4 4 (7.41%) Automation Testing
4 4 (7.41%) Build Automation
4 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 4 (7.41%) Service Management
5 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.56%) Change Management
5 3 (5.56%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (5.56%) Test Management
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.70%) Jython
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.70%) Python
2 2 (3.70%) Ruby
2 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) PowerHA
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) vCloud
4 1 (1.85%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Puppet
2 5 (9.26%) vRealize
3 3 (5.56%) BladeLogic
4 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.70%) yum
5 1 (1.85%) Legato
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Oracle
2 19 (35.19%) EMC
3 16 (29.63%) Citrix
4 14 (25.93%) IBM
5 11 (20.37%) VMware
6 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.56%) Ab Initio
8 3 (5.56%) ATG
8 3 (5.56%) BMC
8 3 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (3.70%) Brocade
9 2 (3.70%) Dell
9 2 (3.70%) HP
9 2 (3.70%) Veritas
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco
10 1 (1.85%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.85%) Sun