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 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 77 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +4
Contract jobs citing AIX 12 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 3.29% 3.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.46% 18.93% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 11
Average daily rate
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£500 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £202 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £515 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £378
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +45.83%
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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
269 206 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.93% 17.40% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 106 127
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 41
Average hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 1 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 1 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 15 (50.00%) IBM
2 14 (46.67%) Mainframe
3 13 (43.33%) Finance
3 13 (43.33%) Banking
4 11 (36.67%) Migration
4 11 (36.67%) UNIX
4 11 (36.67%) Solaris
5 9 (30.00%) Linux
6 8 (26.67%) Middleware
7 7 (23.33%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) HPUX
8 6 (20.00%) HP
8 6 (20.00%) Intel
8 6 (20.00%) CA
9 5 (16.67%) SAN
9 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.00%) VSAM
10 3 (10.00%) Firewall
10 3 (10.00%) CICS
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL
10 3 (10.00%) DataStage
10 3 (10.00%) HACMP
10 3 (10.00%) Control-M
10 3 (10.00%) COBOL
10 3 (10.00%) Oracle
10 3 (10.00%) DLPAR
10 3 (10.00%) Splunk
11 2 (6.67%) SIEM

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (10.00%) CICS
2 2 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) NAS
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) DataStage
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
1 13 (43.33%) Banking
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Architect
2 10 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
3 8 (26.67%) Administrator
4 6 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Design Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Design Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Mainframe
2 7 (23.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (10.00%) VSAM
3 3 (10.00%) HACMP
3 3 (10.00%) DLPAR
4 2 (6.67%) LPAR
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) UNIX
1 11 (36.67%) Solaris
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) SIEM
3 2 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) ERP
4 1 (3.33%) ETL
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.00%) COBOL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Control-M
2 2 (6.67%) SAP Afaria
2 2 (6.67%) OpenView
2 2 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (20.00%) HP
2 6 (20.00%) Intel
2 6 (20.00%) CA
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Splunk
4 2 (6.67%) MobileIron
4 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Sun
4 2 (6.67%) StorageTek
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Apple
4 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.67%) EMC
4 2 (6.67%) Juniper
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Teradata
4 2 (6.67%) Axway