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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
England / North West
Rank 97 88 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Contract jobs citing AIX 40 68 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 1.74% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.13% 9.02% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 11
Median daily rate £406 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £298 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.87% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £21.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+142.85% -42.06%

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
561 754 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.32% 19.24% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 400 332
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 84 96
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing AIX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +16 18 £398 - 1
Manchester -4 13 £413 +6.45% 3
Cheshire -3 7 £413 -2.94%
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for AIX.

1 74 (72.55%) Linux
2 57 (55.88%) Unix
3 56 (54.90%) Windows
4 35 (34.31%) Oracle
5 28 (27.45%) Migration
6 26 (25.49%) SQL Server
6 26 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (23.53%) SQL
7 24 (23.53%) IBM
8 23 (22.55%) Middleware
8 23 (22.55%) Web Services
8 23 (22.55%) ITIL
9 22 (21.57%) DB2
9 22 (21.57%) Microsoft
10 21 (20.59%) Finance
10 21 (20.59%) Service Management
10 21 (20.59%) Solaris
10 21 (20.59%) WebSphere
11 19 (18.63%) Windows XP
11 19 (18.63%) HPUX
12 18 (17.65%) Red Hat
13 17 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 16 (15.69%) Data Centre
14 16 (15.69%) NoSQL
15 15 (14.71%) JSON
15 15 (14.71%) Release Management
15 15 (14.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 15 (14.71%) Big Data
15 15 (14.71%) MongoDB

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 15 (14.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (7.84%) CICS
3 8 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.90%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.96%) JBoss
6 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.98%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.98%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 12 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) IaaS
1 11 (10.78%) PaaS
1 11 (10.78%) SaaS
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.98%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) SAN
2 5 (4.90%) DNS
2 5 (4.90%) HTTP
2 5 (4.90%) LAN
3 4 (3.92%) Internet
3 4 (3.92%) SMTP
3 4 (3.92%) SSL
3 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.94%) SNMP
4 3 (2.94%) WAN
5 2 (1.96%) DHCP
5 2 (1.96%) Firewall
6 1 (0.98%) SSH
6 1 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 22 (21.57%) DB2
3 17 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 16 (15.69%) NoSQL
5 15 (14.71%) Big Data
5 15 (14.71%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.94%) GIS
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.98%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (0.98%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.98%) ClearQuest
General
1 21 (20.59%) Finance
2 11 (10.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (21.57%) Architect
2 12 (11.76%) Analyst
3 10 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (7.84%) Administrator
5 7 (6.86%) Operational Support Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Operations Support Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Applications Architect
6 6 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Test Leader
7 5 (4.90%) AIX Administrator
7 5 (4.90%) Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.90%) Principal Architect
7 5 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.55%) Middleware
1 23 (22.55%) Web Services
2 15 (14.71%) J2EE
2 15 (14.71%) JSON
2 15 (14.71%) XML
3 7 (6.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (5.88%) Regular Expression
5 3 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.98%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (15.69%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.82%) Tandem
4 8 (7.84%) Clustering
5 6 (5.88%) HACMP
6 4 (3.92%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.96%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.98%) Replication
8 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (72.55%) Linux
2 57 (55.88%) Unix
3 56 (54.90%) Windows
4 21 (20.59%) Solaris
5 19 (18.63%) HPUX
5 19 (18.63%) Windows XP
6 17 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (12.75%) Windows 2000
8 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.98%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) Migration
2 23 (22.55%) ITIL
3 21 (20.59%) Service Management
4 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.71%) Release Management
4 15 (14.71%) SOA
5 14 (13.73%) Microservices
6 12 (11.76%) Change Management
6 12 (11.76%) Data Management
6 12 (11.76%) ITSM
7 11 (10.78%) Open Source
8 10 (9.80%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.82%) Data Analysis
9 9 (8.82%) DevOps
9 9 (8.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.84%) Problem Management
10 8 (7.84%) Validation
11 7 (6.86%) Server Building
11 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.53%) SQL
2 15 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.75%) Java
4 12 (11.76%) Perl
5 7 (6.86%) Korn
6 6 (5.88%) Bourne shell
6 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.88%) VBScript
7 5 (4.90%) Jython
8 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.98%) C
9 1 (0.98%) C++
9 1 (0.98%) COBOL
9 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.92%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) PowerHA
2 5 (4.90%) GPFS
2 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.82%) Tivoli
2 7 (6.86%) Netcool
2 7 (6.86%) SCOM
3 6 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (1.96%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.98%) Control-M
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.98%) Puppet
5 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (34.31%) Oracle
2 24 (23.53%) IBM
3 22 (21.57%) Microsoft
4 18 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 11 (10.78%) HP
6 10 (9.80%) Veritas
7 9 (8.82%) VMware
8 6 (5.88%) CA
9 2 (1.96%) Brocade
9 2 (1.96%) Cisco
9 2 (1.96%) Dell
9 2 (1.96%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.96%) Sun
10 1 (0.98%) BMC
10 1 (0.98%) ICL
10 1 (0.98%) SAP
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