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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 22 29 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing AIX 1 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.83% 2.69% 8.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 7.89% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £373 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.22% -27.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +89.47%
AIX
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
35 76 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.93% 34.08% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 7
Average daily rate £400 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 3
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.34 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.46 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 25 November 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 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) RDBMS
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) Sun
4 6 (50.00%) BMC
5 5 (41.67%) Web Development
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) Apache
5 5 (41.67%) YUI
6 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) IBM
7 3 (25.00%) UNIX
7 3 (25.00%) DB2
7 3 (25.00%) SAP
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) CISSP
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) HPUX
8 2 (16.67%) Information Security
8 2 (16.67%) SAP PM
8 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (41.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) RDBMS
1 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) HPUX
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Perl
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Sun
2 6 (50.00%) BMC
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft