The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 119 93 62
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -31
Contract jobs citing AIX 26 36 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 1.17% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.25% 5.26% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 23
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£365 £250 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £231 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £405 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
800 685 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.04% 22.36% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 337 254
Average daily rate £350 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 75 67
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £32.47 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in the North West

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

AIX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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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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
Manchester -18 11 £313 +25.00% 4
Merseyside -5 9 - -
Cheshire -11 5 £475 +95.87%
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 44 (61.11%) UNIX
2 34 (47.22%) Linux
3 28 (38.89%) Windows
4 27 (37.50%) Finance
5 23 (31.94%) Solaris
6 16 (22.22%) Banking
7 14 (19.44%) SAP
8 12 (16.67%) DB2
8 12 (16.67%) IBM
9 11 (15.28%) Sun
9 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
9 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
10 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
10 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
10 10 (13.89%) HTML
10 10 (13.89%) Oracle
10 10 (13.89%) HP
11 9 (12.50%) SDLC
12 8 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (11.11%) Java
12 8 (11.11%) C
12 8 (11.11%) SQL
12 8 (11.11%) Web Services
13 7 (9.72%) XML
13 7 (9.72%) ITIL
13 7 (9.72%) COBOL
13 7 (9.72%) OO
13 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
13 7 (9.72%) RDBMS
13 7 (9.72%) CICS

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (9.72%) CICS
2 4 (5.56%) NetWeaver
2 4 (5.56%) Apache
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.78%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 2 (2.78%) SAS
4 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (4.17%) SAP CRM
5 2 (2.78%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (1.39%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) VLAN
2 2 (2.78%) NAS
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) DB2
2 7 (9.72%) RDBMS
2 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.94%) DataStage
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.39%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.39%) OLAP
6 1 (1.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.72%) Subversion
3 4 (5.56%) Maven
3 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) Ant
General
1 27 (37.50%) Finance
2 16 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Architect
2 7 (9.72%) Developer
2 7 (9.72%) Administrator
3 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (8.33%) DBA
3 6 (8.33%) Analyst
3 6 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (8.33%) Technical Design Leader
4 5 (6.94%) SAP Architect
4 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (6.94%) Technical Architect
5 4 (5.56%) Consultant
5 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (4.17%) OAT Test Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) HTML
2 8 (11.11%) Web Services
3 7 (9.72%) XML
3 7 (9.72%) Java EE
3 7 (9.72%) JSON
3 7 (9.72%) jQuery
4 6 (8.33%) HTML5
4 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.33%) WSDL
5 5 (6.94%) Middleware
5 5 (6.94%) Catalyst
6 4 (5.56%) YUI
6 4 (5.56%) CSS
6 4 (5.56%) SAP Basis
7 2 (2.78%) Rendezvous
7 2 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (1.39%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) VSAM
1 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.94%) BYOD
4 2 (2.78%) HACMP
5 1 (1.39%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Tandem
5 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) CMDB
5 1 (1.39%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.11%) UNIX
2 34 (47.22%) Linux
3 28 (38.89%) Windows
4 23 (31.94%) Solaris
5 8 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.72%) Mac OS
6 7 (9.72%) Windows Vista
6 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.56%) HPUX
8 2 (2.78%) SUSE
8 2 (2.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.50%) SDLC
2 7 (9.72%) OO
2 7 (9.72%) ITIL
2 7 (9.72%) TDD
3 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (8.33%) Migration
3 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.33%) OOP
3 6 (8.33%) Web Development
3 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 6 (8.33%) BDD
4 5 (6.94%) MVC
5 4 (5.56%) Change Management
5 4 (5.56%) DevOps
5 4 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (4.17%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.11%) SQL
2 8 (11.11%) C
2 8 (11.11%) Java
3 7 (9.72%) COBOL
4 6 (8.33%) C++
4 6 (8.33%) Perl
4 6 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.39%) Jython
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) MCSD
3 3 (4.17%) MCSE
3 3 (4.17%) CCA
3 3 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (4.17%) CCEA
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
2 2 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.78%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) SAP
2 12 (16.67%) IBM
3 11 (15.28%) Sun
4 10 (13.89%) HP
4 10 (13.89%) Oracle
5 7 (9.72%) CA
6 6 (8.33%) BMC
6 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.94%) VMware
8 4 (5.56%) Citrix
8 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.17%) Veritas
10 2 (2.78%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.78%) Remedy
11 1 (1.39%) NetApp
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