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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 77 68 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Contract jobs citing AIX 19 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.18% 1.62% 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.60% 7.14% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -22.85%
AIX
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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
339 280 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.96% 22.75% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 150 118
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 20
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.85 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £24.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 23 (82.14%) UNIX
2 18 (64.29%) Finance
3 12 (42.86%) Banking
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 7 (25.00%) IBM
5 7 (25.00%) Solaris
6 6 (21.43%) CICS
6 6 (21.43%) SAS
6 6 (21.43%) Base SAS
7 5 (17.86%) VSAM
7 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Middleware
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL
7 5 (17.86%) CA
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 4 (14.29%) DataStage
8 4 (14.29%) COBOL
8 4 (14.29%) Mainframe
8 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
8 4 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 3 (10.71%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (10.71%) BYOD
9 3 (10.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.71%) Use Case
9 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
9 3 (10.71%) Grid Computing

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (21.43%) SAS
1 6 (21.43%) CICS
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) SMS
2 1 (3.57%) SMTP
2 1 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) SNA
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Base SAS
2 4 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (14.29%) DataStage
3 3 (10.71%) OLAP
3 3 (10.71%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Design Leader
4 3 (10.71%) OAT Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) SAS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) VSAM
2 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 4 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) BYOD
3 3 (10.71%) Grid Computing
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) EFT
5 1 (3.57%) HACMP
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) UNIX
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) Solaris
4 5 (17.86%) Windows
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Use Case
2 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
2 3 (10.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (10.71%) SDLC
2 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) E-business
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) WFM
4 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.57%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.57%) RACF
3 1 (3.57%) GPFS
3 1 (3.57%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (3.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.57%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.57%) zSecure
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) CA
3 3 (10.71%) Veritas
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) SmartStream
5 1 (3.57%) HP
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