The first table below looks at the demand for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 Kent 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 31 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing AIX 4 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.81% 3.51% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.02% 10.53% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £413 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-52.70% +28.69%
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 114 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.79% 33.33% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 49
Average daily rate £390 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £263 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 23
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.74 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
AIX
South East

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Kent

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) DB2
3 6 (66.67%) Replication
4 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (22.22%) AS400
5 2 (22.22%) Intel
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) FTP
6 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (11.11%) HACMP
6 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (11.11%) OCP
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) DB2
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) DBA
2 5 (55.56%) DB2 DBA
3 4 (44.44%) Senior DBA
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) AS400
3 1 (11.11%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) OCP
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (11.11%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 1 (11.11%) nmon
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Intel
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) EMC