The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 13 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing AIX 11 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.69% 7.10% 11.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.45% 24.53% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £326 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -31.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.38% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +33.91%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.27% 28.96% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 12
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% -20.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIX across the Chester region.

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Chester

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the Chester region.

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) HP
3 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
3 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
4 6 (46.15%) Sun
4 6 (46.15%) BMC
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) Apache
5 5 (38.46%) UNIX
5 5 (38.46%) YUI
5 5 (38.46%) Web Development
6 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Information Security
8 2 (15.38%) SAN
8 2 (15.38%) Clustering
8 2 (15.38%) Citrix
8 2 (15.38%) CISSP
8 2 (15.38%) CISM
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Security Management
8 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (15.38%) PKI
8 2 (15.38%) Incident Management

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
General
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) CESG
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
1 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) HPUX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Network Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Perl
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
1 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) BMC
2 6 (46.15%) Sun
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco