The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 66 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Contract jobs citing AIX 20 37 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.63% 3.25% 4.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.17% 15.29% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £202 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
279 242 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.68% 21.27% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 116 103
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £9.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.88 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
AIX
North West

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (48.28%) IBM
1 14 (48.28%) Banking
2 13 (44.83%) UNIX
3 12 (41.38%) Finance
4 11 (37.93%) Mainframe
5 9 (31.03%) Migration
6 8 (27.59%) Solaris
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
7 7 (24.14%) Middleware
8 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 6 (20.69%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (17.24%) HPUX
9 5 (17.24%) Intel
9 5 (17.24%) HP
9 5 (17.24%) CA
10 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
10 4 (13.79%) SAN
10 4 (13.79%) Splunk
11 3 (10.34%) DLPAR
11 3 (10.34%) ITIL
11 3 (10.34%) HACMP
11 3 (10.34%) Control-M
12 2 (6.90%) Firewall
12 2 (6.90%) VMware
12 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
12 2 (6.90%) DataStage
12 2 (6.90%) COBOL
12 2 (6.90%) SQL

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.90%) MQSeries
1 2 (6.90%) CICS
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) DataStage
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (48.28%) Banking
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) AIX Administrator
2 10 (34.48%) Architect
2 10 (34.48%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Design Manager
4 2 (6.90%) AIX Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Design Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Mainframe
2 6 (20.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (10.34%) DLPAR
3 3 (10.34%) HACMP
4 2 (6.90%) LPAR
4 2 (6.90%) VSAM
5 1 (3.45%) PKI
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) UNIX
2 8 (27.59%) Solaris
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Windows
4 5 (17.24%) HPUX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) High Availability
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.45%) SIEM
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) Network Management
4 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) ERP
4 1 (3.45%) ETL
4 1 (3.45%) Security Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) COBOL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Control-M
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) Intel
2 5 (17.24%) HP
2 5 (17.24%) CA
3 4 (13.79%) Splunk
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Teradata
5 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.45%) Axway
5 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.45%) Sun
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Juniper
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint