The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 78 70 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing AIX 28 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.49% 1.30% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.87% 5.70% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 24
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £229 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
- +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
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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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
356 298 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.90% 22.77% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 165 116
Average daily rate £350 £323 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 25
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (77.14%) UNIX
2 23 (65.71%) Finance
3 16 (45.71%) Banking
4 15 (42.86%) Solaris
5 13 (37.14%) IBM
6 12 (34.29%) Middleware
7 11 (31.43%) ITIL
8 10 (28.57%) CICS
9 9 (25.71%) CA
9 9 (25.71%) Linux
9 9 (25.71%) Mainframe
9 9 (25.71%) VSAM
10 8 (22.86%) DataStage
11 7 (20.00%) SAS
11 7 (20.00%) Base SAS
11 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 6 (17.14%) COBOL
12 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
13 5 (14.29%) Windows
13 5 (14.29%) SAN
13 5 (14.29%) BYOD
14 4 (11.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 4 (11.43%) Data Integration
14 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (11.43%) IBM Mainframe
14 4 (11.43%) ETL
14 4 (11.43%) Oracle
14 4 (11.43%) Service Management
14 4 (11.43%) VMware
14 4 (11.43%) Firewall

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (28.57%) CICS
2 7 (20.00%) SAS
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) NAS
3 3 (8.57%) SMS
3 3 (8.57%) SMTP
3 3 (8.57%) FTP
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) SNA
3 3 (8.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) DataStage
2 7 (20.00%) Base SAS
3 4 (11.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (8.57%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (8.57%) OLAP
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) DB2
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
General
1 23 (65.71%) Finance
2 16 (45.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Design Leader
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (11.43%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) OAT Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SAS Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.71%) DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Mainframe
1 9 (25.71%) VSAM
2 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (14.29%) BYOD
4 4 (11.43%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (11.43%) Data Integration
5 3 (8.57%) PKI
5 3 (8.57%) Grid Computing
5 3 (8.57%) EFT
6 2 (5.71%) HACMP
6 2 (5.71%) Clustering
6 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) UNIX
2 15 (42.86%) Solaris
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (8.57%) zOS
6 2 (5.71%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) ETL
3 4 (11.43%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) Use Case
4 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) SDLC
4 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) E-business
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) COBOL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (8.57%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (8.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (8.57%) RACF
3 2 (5.71%) GPFS
3 2 (5.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) OMEGAMON
1 3 (8.57%) zSecure
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) IBM
2 9 (25.71%) CA
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Veritas
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Sun
5 2 (5.71%) SmartStream