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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 71 63 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Contract jobs citing AIX 13 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.93% 1.63% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.41% 9.64% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 11
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£450 £419 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £194 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
295 197 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.21% 16.88% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 84 121
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 45
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.67 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -18.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.50 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 17 (48.57%) UNIX
2 15 (42.86%) IBM
2 15 (42.86%) Solaris
2 15 (42.86%) Banking
3 14 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 14 (40.00%) Linux
4 13 (37.14%) Finance
5 12 (34.29%) Migration
6 9 (25.71%) Middleware
6 9 (25.71%) Windows
6 9 (25.71%) HP
7 7 (20.00%) CA
7 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (17.14%) HPUX
8 6 (17.14%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (14.29%) SAN
10 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
10 4 (11.43%) VSAM
10 4 (11.43%) CICS
10 4 (11.43%) DataStage
10 4 (11.43%) Intel
10 4 (11.43%) COBOL
10 4 (11.43%) Splunk
11 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (8.57%) DLPAR
11 3 (8.57%) Oracle
11 3 (8.57%) ITIL
11 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (8.57%) Red Hat

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (11.43%) CICS
1 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) NAS
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
3 2 (5.71%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) DataStage
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
General
1 15 (42.86%) Banking
2 13 (37.14%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Architect
1 13 (37.14%) Administrator
2 12 (34.29%) AIX Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.71%) AIX Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Design Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Design Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Middleware
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (17.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (11.43%) VSAM
4 3 (8.57%) HACMP
4 3 (8.57%) DLPAR
5 2 (5.71%) LPAR
5 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.86%) PKI
6 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) UNIX
2 15 (42.86%) Solaris
3 14 (40.00%) Linux
4 9 (25.71%) Windows
5 6 (17.14%) HPUX
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Migration
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) Time Management
3 2 (5.71%) SIEM
4 1 (2.86%) Analytics
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.86%) Network Management
4 1 (2.86%) High Availability
4 1 (2.86%) ERP
4 1 (2.86%) ETL
4 1 (2.86%) Change Management
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.86%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (11.43%) COBOL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Control-M
2 2 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) SAP Afaria
2 2 (5.71%) OpenView
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) IBM
2 9 (25.71%) HP
3 7 (20.00%) CA
4 4 (11.43%) Splunk
4 4 (11.43%) Intel
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.71%) Apple
6 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.71%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) Teradata
6 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.71%) Axway
6 2 (5.71%) MobileIron
6 2 (5.71%) StorageTek
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) Sun
6 2 (5.71%) Juniper
6 2 (5.71%) EMC