The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Chester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 35 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Contract jobs citing AIX 6 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.31% 10.42% 7.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 26.32% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-52.70% +28.69%
Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
96 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.92% 39.58% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 5
Average daily rate £350 £450 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +41.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £239 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +107.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
AIX
Cheshire

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 17 April 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 7 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) PowerHA
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (36.36%) BMC
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) Clustering
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) CESG
5 2 (18.18%) Local Government
5 2 (18.18%) PKI
5 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (18.18%) SCOM
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planner
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) CESG
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Tru64
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) PowerHA
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) BMC
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat