The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 20 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing AIX 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 5.06% 9.52% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 16.22% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£342 £357 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.24% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -52.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 41.77% 58.73% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 17
Average daily rate £347 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £264 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 9 (75.00%) Clustering
2 9 (75.00%) Change Management
2 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (75.00%) MCTS
2 9 (75.00%) MCITP
2 9 (75.00%) PDA
2 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) McAfee
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (75.00%) Netcool
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) WinRunner
2 9 (75.00%) TestDirector
2 9 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (75.00%) Veritas
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) MCSE
2 9 (75.00%) MCSA
2 9 (75.00%) Windows XP

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) WinRunner
1 9 (75.00%) TestDirector
1 9 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Clustering
1 9 (75.00%) PDA
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) HPUX
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Change Management
1 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) MCSE
1 9 (75.00%) MCSA
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (75.00%) MCTS
1 9 (75.00%) MCITP
2 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) KVM
4 3 (25.00%) RHEV
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Netcool
1 9 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) McAfee
2 9 (75.00%) Veritas
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) HP