The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 38 19 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing AIX 6 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.42% 5.53% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.65% 18.75% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£420 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +45.83%
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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 Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
129 64 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.50% 29.49% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 12 53
Average daily rate £300 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 7
Average hourly rate £21.73 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.86% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £11.00 £15.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £17.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) HPUX
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) DB2
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (37.50%) Curam
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Axway
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Software Packaging
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) DataPower
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Informatica
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) JBoss
5 2 (25.00%) Siebel
6 1 (12.50%) SAS
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle 9iAS

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle 9iAS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Functional Architect
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) DataPower
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) HP Superdome
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) HPUX
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Unicenter
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Curam
3 3 (37.50%) Axway
4 2 (25.00%) Siebel
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Informatica
5 1 (12.50%) Intel
5 1 (12.50%) CA