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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 76 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -15
Contract jobs citing AIX 15 37 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.12% 3.08% 4.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.23% 17.37% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £211 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £518 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +54.54%
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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
287 213 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.47% 17.75% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 111 130
Average daily rate £323 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 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 15 (46.88%) IBM
2 14 (43.75%) UNIX
2 14 (43.75%) Banking
3 13 (40.63%) Mainframe
3 13 (40.63%) Finance
4 11 (34.38%) Migration
4 11 (34.38%) Solaris
5 10 (31.25%) Linux
6 9 (28.13%) Middleware
7 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
7 7 (21.88%) Windows
8 6 (18.75%) HPUX
8 6 (18.75%) HP
8 6 (18.75%) CA
8 6 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (15.63%) Intel
9 5 (15.63%) SAN
10 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 4 (12.50%) ITIL
10 4 (12.50%) Splunk
11 3 (9.38%) DLPAR
11 3 (9.38%) VSAM
11 3 (9.38%) COBOL
11 3 (9.38%) SQL
11 3 (9.38%) Oracle
11 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
11 3 (9.38%) Firewall
11 3 (9.38%) VMware
11 3 (9.38%) CICS
11 3 (9.38%) HACMP

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 3 (9.38%) CICS
2 2 (6.25%) MQSeries
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) VPN
3 2 (6.25%) SSL
3 2 (6.25%) LDAP
3 2 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) DataStage
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (43.75%) Banking
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Architect
1 12 (37.50%) AIX Administrator
2 10 (31.25%) Administrator
3 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.25%) AIX Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Design Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Design Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Mainframe
2 6 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (9.38%) DLPAR
3 3 (9.38%) VSAM
3 3 (9.38%) HACMP
4 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.25%) LPAR
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) UNIX
2 11 (34.38%) Solaris
3 10 (31.25%) Linux
4 7 (21.88%) Windows
5 6 (18.75%) HPUX
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Time Management
3 2 (6.25%) SIEM
3 2 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (3.13%) Network Management
4 1 (3.13%) Database Tuning
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.13%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.13%) ERP
4 1 (3.13%) ETL
4 1 (3.13%) Security Management
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.38%) COBOL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Control-M
2 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.25%) OpenView
2 2 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) IBM
2 6 (18.75%) HP
2 6 (18.75%) CA
3 5 (15.63%) Intel
4 4 (12.50%) Splunk
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) VMware
6 2 (6.25%) Teradata
6 2 (6.25%) Sun
6 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) Juniper
6 2 (6.25%) StorageTek
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.25%) Apple
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.25%) Axway
6 2 (6.25%) MobileIron