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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 37 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing AIX 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.84% 0.95% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.72% 3.77% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate £341 £423 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +128.57%
AIX
North West

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
149 106 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.60% 25.18% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 56 57
Average daily rate £375 £341 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +36.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £13.60 £32.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +1 6 £370 -12.42%
Blackpool - 2 £300 -
Chorley - 2 £391 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £300 -
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Unix
2 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Middleware
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Solaris
5 6 (37.50%) Tuxedo
6 5 (31.25%) C
6 5 (31.25%) COBOL
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
6 5 (31.25%) Micro Focus
6 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
6 5 (31.25%) TPMS
6 5 (31.25%) VME
6 5 (31.25%) ICL
6 5 (31.25%) Subversion
7 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
8 3 (18.75%) Sun
8 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (18.75%) Puppet
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (18.75%) OpenShift

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) Tuxedo
2 5 (31.25%) TPMS
3 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (12.50%) Liferay
4 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Apache
5 1 (6.25%) AquaLogic
5 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.25%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) OpenShift
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) AIX Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (12.50%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) C Developer
3 2 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Unix
3 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Solaris
5 5 (31.25%) VME
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (6.25%) HPUX
7 1 (6.25%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) DevOps
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) QMS
2 1 (6.25%) Release Management
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
1 5 (31.25%) COBOL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) BC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (6.25%) GPFS
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) ICL
2 5 (31.25%) Micro Focus
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Sun
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) MuleSoft
5 1 (6.25%) Axway
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft