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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 56 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing AIX 31 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.02% 0.92% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.97% 4.15% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 6
Median daily rate £425 £475 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +95.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £375 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +25.00%
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
259 217 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.22% 22.12% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 130 100
Median daily rate £425 £420 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £650 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 - 8 £425 -
Macclesfield - 5 £444 -
Chester -3 2 £413 -17.50%
Knutsford -9 2 £425 +13.33%
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 37 (59.68%) Linux
2 31 (50.00%) Unix
3 27 (43.55%) Solaris
4 25 (40.32%) Windows
4 25 (40.32%) Data Centre
5 23 (37.10%) IBM
5 23 (37.10%) Migration
6 21 (33.87%) VMware
6 21 (33.87%) HPUX
7 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
7 18 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (27.42%) Sun
9 13 (20.97%) HP
9 13 (20.97%) Oracle
9 13 (20.97%) Apache
9 13 (20.97%) Tomcat
9 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
9 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (19.35%) Middleware
10 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
11 10 (16.13%) WAN
11 10 (16.13%) SQL
12 9 (14.52%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (14.52%) Dell
12 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
12 9 (14.52%) Clustering
13 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
13 8 (12.90%) Cisco
13 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V

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 13 (20.97%) Apache
1 13 (20.97%) Tomcat
2 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
2 9 (14.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.06%) IIS
5 4 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (6.45%) iPlanet
5 4 (6.45%) JBoss
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) IaaS
1 4 (6.45%) PaaS
1 4 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) WAN
2 7 (11.29%) SSL
3 5 (8.06%) Internet
3 5 (8.06%) SAN
4 4 (6.45%) HTTP
5 3 (4.84%) DNS
6 2 (3.23%) DHCP
6 2 (3.23%) DMZ
6 2 (3.23%) LAN
6 2 (3.23%) LDAP
7 1 (1.61%) Firewall
7 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.23%) DB2
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Introscope
2 2 (3.23%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.23%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.23%) JIRA
2 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA Agile
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Architect
2 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (11.29%) IT Architect
3 7 (11.29%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.06%) AIX Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) DBA
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.84%) Solaris Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Sun Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Test Automation Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) Middleware
2 3 (4.84%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.61%) JSON
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.32%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.52%) Clustering
3 8 (12.90%) FlexPod
3 8 (12.90%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) HACMP
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) Linux
2 31 (50.00%) Unix
3 27 (43.55%) Solaris
4 25 (40.32%) Windows
5 21 (33.87%) HPUX
6 18 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (8.06%) CentOS
8 1 (1.61%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Migration
2 7 (11.29%) Project Management
3 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.45%) Automation Testing
4 4 (6.45%) Build Automation
4 4 (6.45%) Capacity Management
4 4 (6.45%) Change Management
4 4 (6.45%) ITIL
4 4 (6.45%) Server Building
5 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.84%) Service Management
5 3 (4.84%) Test Management
6 2 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.23%) Performance Testing
6 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.61%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (1.61%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (1.61%) Microservices
7 1 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) Jython
3 6 (9.68%) Perl
3 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.06%) Korn
5 4 (6.45%) Java
6 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.23%) Python
6 2 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.45%) PowerHA
5 2 (3.23%) vCloud
6 1 (1.61%) GPFS
6 1 (1.61%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Puppet
2 5 (8.06%) vRealize
3 4 (6.45%) CA Wily
4 3 (4.84%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.23%) yum
6 1 (1.61%) Legato
6 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) IBM
2 21 (33.87%) VMware
3 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
4 17 (27.42%) Sun
5 13 (20.97%) HP
5 13 (20.97%) Oracle
6 9 (14.52%) Dell
7 8 (12.90%) Cisco
7 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.29%) Citrix
9 4 (6.45%) CA
10 3 (4.84%) BMC
11 2 (3.23%) EMC
11 2 (3.23%) Kofax
11 2 (3.23%) NetApp
12 1 (1.61%) Ab Initio
12 1 (1.61%) ATG
12 1 (1.61%) Brocade
12 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.61%) Veritas