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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 72 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing AIX 35 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.92% 0.92% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 4.32% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 5
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £438 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £36.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-43.05% +110.71%
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
385 301 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.12% 21.21% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 149 116
Average daily rate £325 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £29.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
Stockport - 3 - - 1
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 33 (53.23%) Unix
2 29 (46.77%) Linux
3 26 (41.94%) Solaris
3 26 (41.94%) IBM
4 25 (40.32%) Windows
4 25 (40.32%) Finance
4 25 (40.32%) Migration
5 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
6 17 (27.42%) Oracle
7 15 (24.19%) Web Services
7 15 (24.19%) Middleware
7 15 (24.19%) Banking
8 13 (20.97%) Subversion
8 13 (20.97%) Red Hat
8 13 (20.97%) HPUX
9 10 (16.13%) DB2
9 10 (16.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (16.13%) WebLogic
9 10 (16.13%) OO
9 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
10 9 (14.52%) SMTP
10 9 (14.52%) Shell Script
10 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
10 9 (14.52%) DNS
10 9 (14.52%) SSL
10 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (12.90%) IBM Integration Bus
11 8 (12.90%) SNMP
11 8 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (16.13%) WebLogic
1 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
1 10 (16.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.23%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (1.61%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) DNS
1 9 (14.52%) SMTP
1 9 (14.52%) SSL
1 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.90%) SNMP
3 7 (11.29%) SAN
4 5 (8.06%) LAN
4 5 (8.06%) WAN
5 3 (4.84%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.23%) Firewall
7 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.61%) FTP
7 1 (1.61%) NAS
7 1 (1.61%) SMS
7 1 (1.61%) SNA
7 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) DB2
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) Base SAS
3 2 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.61%) DataStage
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Subversion
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) PeopleTools
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 15 (24.19%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Architect
2 11 (17.74%) AIX Architect
3 9 (14.52%) Administrator
3 9 (14.52%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) AIX Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) Middleware Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.45%) AIX Specialist
7 4 (6.45%) AIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Designer
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Applications Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) Middleware
1 15 (24.19%) Web Services
2 8 (12.90%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (11.29%) HTML
3 7 (11.29%) Java EE
3 7 (11.29%) jQuery
3 7 (11.29%) JSON
3 7 (11.29%) XML
4 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
4 6 (9.68%) HTML5
4 6 (9.68%) WSDL
5 1 (1.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.45%) HACMP
5 3 (4.84%) Clustering
5 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.61%) EFT
7 1 (1.61%) LPAR
7 1 (1.61%) PKI
7 1 (1.61%) VSAM
7 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Unix
2 29 (46.77%) Linux
3 26 (41.94%) Solaris
4 25 (40.32%) Windows
5 13 (20.97%) HPUX
6 9 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (11.29%) Mac OS
7 7 (11.29%) Windows Vista
7 7 (11.29%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Migration
2 10 (16.13%) OO
3 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.29%) ITIL
5 6 (9.68%) BDD
5 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.68%) Data Protection
5 6 (9.68%) OOP
5 6 (9.68%) SDLC
5 6 (9.68%) TDD
5 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.45%) Service Management
7 3 (4.84%) Data Reconciliation
7 3 (4.84%) Release Management
8 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.23%) ETL
8 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.61%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) Shell Script
2 7 (11.29%) C++
2 7 (11.29%) Java
2 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.29%) Objective-C
3 6 (9.68%) C
4 4 (6.45%) SQL
5 3 (4.84%) PeopleCode
5 3 (4.84%) SQR
6 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.61%) Korn
6 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) GPFS
2 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.61%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (1.61%) RACF
4 1 (1.61%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.61%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.61%) zSecure
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) IBM
2 17 (27.42%) Oracle
3 13 (20.97%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.68%) VMware
5 5 (8.06%) HP
6 4 (6.45%) Cisco
6 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.45%) NetApp
7 3 (4.84%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.84%) Citrix
7 3 (4.84%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (3.23%) Sun
9 1 (1.61%) CA
9 1 (1.61%) SmartStream