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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 54 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing AIX 17 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.97% 4.43% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.62% 16.37% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 16
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£375 £450 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £273 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +54.16%
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
223 226 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.81% 27.03% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 95 95
Average daily rate £325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 32 23
Average hourly rate £16.08 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.04% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.57 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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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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
Chester +2 11 £375 +14.94%
Knutsford +1 1 - -
Warrington - - - -
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (70.97%) UNIX
2 20 (64.52%) Linux
3 19 (61.29%) Windows
4 10 (32.26%) HP
5 9 (29.03%) Tivoli
5 9 (29.03%) Banking
6 8 (25.81%) Sun
7 7 (22.58%) Perl
7 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
7 7 (22.58%) IBM
7 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
8 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (19.35%) Firewall
8 6 (19.35%) Apache
8 6 (19.35%) Oracle
8 6 (19.35%) BMC
8 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
8 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (16.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (16.13%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.13%) FTP
9 5 (16.13%) Finance
9 5 (16.13%) YUI
9 5 (16.13%) Web Development
10 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (19.35%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP PM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) FTP
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 2 (6.45%) LDAP
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
1 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (29.03%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Local Government
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) AIX Administrator
1 7 (22.58%) Administrator
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) DBA
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Security Officer
5 1 (3.23%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) YUI
2 3 (9.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) HACMP
2 2 (6.45%) LPAR
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Statistics
2 2 (6.45%) CESG
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Tandem
3 1 (3.23%) AS400
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) UNIX
2 20 (64.52%) Linux
3 19 (61.29%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Solaris
6 3 (9.68%) HPUX
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.45%) CentOS
8 1 (3.23%) Tru64
8 1 (3.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Web Development
2 4 (12.90%) MVC
2 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) Information Security
3 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.45%) Security Management
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Perl
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) CISM
1 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (9.68%) PowerHA
3 2 (6.45%) GPFS
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.45%) SCOM
4 1 (3.23%) Foglight
4 1 (3.23%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (3.23%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) HP
2 8 (25.81%) Sun
3 7 (22.58%) IBM
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 6 (19.35%) BMC
4 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.68%) SAP
7 2 (6.45%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix
7 2 (6.45%) McAfee
8 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.23%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco
8 1 (3.23%) JBoss
8 1 (3.23%) Tumbleweed