The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 65 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +5
Contract jobs citing AIX 2 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.29% 1.42% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.98% 7.81% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 16
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£350 £363 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +40.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
AIX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
205 64 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.41% 18.13% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 34 42
Average daily rate £280 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.85 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.40% +3.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIX across the North East region.

AIX Daily Rate Trend in the North East

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the North East region.

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

AIX
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -38 2 £350 +16.18%
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 16 (100.00%) UNIX
2 13 (81.25%) Red Hat
3 11 (68.75%) Solaris
3 11 (68.75%) Configuration Management
3 11 (68.75%) Service Management
3 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (56.25%) Oracle
5 9 (56.25%) WebLogic
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) SAN
6 8 (50.00%) LAN
6 8 (50.00%) WAN
6 8 (50.00%) VPN
6 8 (50.00%) IBM
6 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (50.00%) Middleware
6 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 8 (50.00%) VMware
6 8 (50.00%) Open Source
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
7 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
7 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
7 5 (31.25%) WebSphere

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (56.25%) WebLogic
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (18.75%) FileNet
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
1 8 (50.00%) VPN
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Support
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
4 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
2 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) HACMP
5 1 (6.25%) Clustering
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
2 11 (68.75%) Solaris
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) HPUX
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Configuration Management
1 11 (68.75%) Service Management
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (25.00%) KVM
3 4 (25.00%) RHEV
4 3 (18.75%) GPFS
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Red Hat
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) IBM
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) Informatica
4 5 (31.25%) JBoss
4 5 (31.25%) Siebel
5 4 (25.00%) Axway
6 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
6 3 (18.75%) Veritas
6 3 (18.75%) Sun
7 2 (12.50%) HP