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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 66 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -6
Contract jobs citing AIX 17 38 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.29% 3.14% 4.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.65% 15.64% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 9
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£450 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £211 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +40.00%
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
301 243 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.80% 20.08% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 123 120
Average daily rate £323 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 43
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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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
Altrincham - - - -
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (45.16%) IBM
1 14 (45.16%) Banking
2 13 (41.94%) UNIX
3 12 (38.71%) Mainframe
3 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 11 (35.48%) Migration
5 10 (32.26%) Solaris
6 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 8 (25.81%) Middleware
8 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
8 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 6 (19.35%) HPUX
9 6 (19.35%) HP
9 6 (19.35%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (16.13%) Intel
10 5 (16.13%) SAN
10 5 (16.13%) CA
11 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
11 4 (12.90%) Splunk
12 3 (9.68%) DLPAR
12 3 (9.68%) VMware
12 3 (9.68%) Firewall
12 3 (9.68%) HACMP
12 3 (9.68%) Control-M
12 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
12 3 (9.68%) Oracle
12 3 (9.68%) SQL
12 3 (9.68%) ITIL
13 2 (6.45%) MQSeries
13 2 (6.45%) LDAP

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (6.45%) MQSeries
1 2 (6.45%) CICS
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) NAS
3 2 (6.45%) LDAP
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) DataStage
2 1 (3.23%) MSDE
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (45.16%) Banking
2 12 (38.71%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Architect
1 12 (38.71%) AIX Administrator
2 10 (32.26%) Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) AIX Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Design Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Design Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Mainframe
2 6 (19.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (9.68%) HACMP
3 3 (9.68%) DLPAR
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.45%) LPAR
4 2 (6.45%) VSAM
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) UNIX
2 10 (32.26%) Solaris
3 9 (29.03%) Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) HPUX
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Time Management
3 2 (6.45%) High Availability
3 2 (6.45%) SIEM
4 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.23%) Database Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) Network Management
4 1 (3.23%) ERP
4 1 (3.23%) ETL
4 1 (3.23%) Service Management
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Security Management
4 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) COBOL
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Control-M
2 2 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Afaria
2 2 (6.45%) OpenView
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) IBM
2 6 (19.35%) HP
3 5 (16.13%) Intel
3 5 (16.13%) CA
4 4 (12.90%) Splunk
5 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) Sun
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) Teradata
6 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.45%) Axway
6 2 (6.45%) StorageTek
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) Apple
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) MobileIron
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper