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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 60 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing AIX 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.25% 0.80% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.05% 2.88% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£270 £469 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.43% +85.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £469 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £469 £267
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.13 £38.28 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +61.16%
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
247 104 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.95% 27.88% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 44 28
Average daily rate £320 £240 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £165 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £379 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 24
Average hourly rate £28.50 £15.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.87% +24.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.72 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 -23 9 £270 -42.43%
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) JBoss
3 7 (58.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
3 7 (58.33%) Open Source
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) LDAP
4 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Solaris
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) QA
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) Middleware
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) GPFS
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
7 2 (16.67%) HACMP
7 2 (16.67%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (16.67%) SAN

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (58.33%) JBoss
1 7 (58.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) HACMP
3 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) DataPower
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) GPFS
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) RHEV
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Axway
4 1 (8.33%) Siebel
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix