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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
England / North West
Rank 101 71 110
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +39
Contract jobs citing AIX 33 83 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 2.23% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.21% 10.75% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 12
Median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £19.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+211.68% -48.66%

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
531 772 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.23% 20.74% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 403 342
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 89 91
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.93 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Manchester -10 12 £370 -19.56% 2
Lancashire +13 10 £535 +78.33%
Cheshire +3 10 £425 -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 83 (80.58%) Linux
2 61 (59.22%) Windows
3 55 (53.40%) Unix
4 31 (30.10%) Oracle
5 30 (29.13%) Middleware
6 28 (27.18%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (26.21%) Finance
7 27 (26.21%) Migration
8 26 (25.24%) ITIL
9 25 (24.27%) HPUX
10 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
10 24 (23.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (22.33%) SQL
11 23 (22.33%) Solaris
12 22 (21.36%) IBM
12 22 (21.36%) Web Services
13 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
13 21 (20.39%) Service Management
14 20 (19.42%) DB2
15 19 (18.45%) Java
15 19 (18.45%) Windows XP
15 19 (18.45%) Red Hat
15 19 (18.45%) Banking
16 18 (17.48%) WebSphere
17 17 (16.50%) Perl
18 16 (15.53%) NoSQL
18 16 (15.53%) Relational Database
19 15 (14.56%) MongoDB
19 15 (14.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 15 (14.56%) Big Data

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 18 (17.48%) WebSphere
2 15 (14.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (6.80%) CICS
3 7 (6.80%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.91%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.94%) JBoss
6 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.97%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
1 12 (11.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) IaaS
1 11 (10.68%) PaaS
1 11 (10.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (0.97%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) DNS
1 7 (6.80%) SAN
2 5 (4.85%) Internet
3 3 (2.91%) HTTP
3 3 (2.91%) SSL
3 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.94%) SMTP
4 2 (1.94%) SNMP
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) LAN
5 1 (0.97%) SSH
5 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.42%) DB2
3 16 (15.53%) NoSQL
3 16 (15.53%) Relational Database
4 15 (14.56%) Big Data
4 15 (14.56%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.88%) GIS
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.97%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.97%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.97%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) JIRA
2 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.94%) Subversion
General
1 27 (26.21%) Finance
2 19 (18.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (22.33%) Architect
2 12 (11.65%) Analyst
3 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (7.77%) Monitoring Engineer
4 7 (6.80%) Administrator
4 7 (6.80%) Operational Support Analyst
4 7 (6.80%) Operations Analyst
4 7 (6.80%) Operations Support Analyst
4 7 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Applications Architect
5 6 (5.83%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (5.83%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 6 (5.83%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (4.85%) AIX Administrator
6 5 (4.85%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (4.85%) Migration Architect
6 5 (4.85%) Principal Architect
6 5 (4.85%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.13%) Middleware
2 22 (21.36%) Web Services
3 15 (14.56%) J2EE
3 15 (14.56%) JSON
3 15 (14.56%) XML
4 6 (5.83%) Regular Expression
5 5 (4.85%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.94%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.97%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
3 12 (11.65%) Mainframe
4 10 (9.71%) Clustering
5 9 (8.74%) Tandem
6 8 (7.77%) HACMP
7 2 (1.94%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.97%) Replication
8 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (80.58%) Linux
2 61 (59.22%) Windows
3 55 (53.40%) Unix
4 25 (24.27%) HPUX
5 24 (23.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (22.33%) Solaris
7 19 (18.45%) Windows XP
8 13 (12.62%) Windows 2000
9 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.21%) Migration
2 26 (25.24%) ITIL
3 21 (20.39%) Service Management
4 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.56%) Release Management
4 15 (14.56%) SOA
5 14 (13.59%) Microservices
6 12 (11.65%) Data Management
6 12 (11.65%) ITSM
7 11 (10.68%) Change Management
7 11 (10.68%) Open Source
8 10 (9.71%) PRINCE2
8 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.74%) Data Analysis
9 9 (8.74%) DevOps
9 9 (8.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.77%) Problem Management
11 7 (6.80%) Asset Management
11 7 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.80%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.33%) SQL
2 19 (18.45%) Java
3 17 (16.50%) Perl
4 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.80%) Korn
6 6 (5.83%) Bourne shell
6 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.83%) VBScript
7 3 (2.91%) Jython
8 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.97%) C++
9 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.85%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) PowerHA
2 7 (6.80%) GPFS
3 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) Netcool
1 14 (13.59%) SCOM
2 8 (7.77%) Tivoli
3 7 (6.80%) IBM BigFix
4 6 (5.83%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.94%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.97%) Control-M
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.97%) Puppet
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (30.10%) Oracle
2 22 (21.36%) IBM
3 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
4 19 (18.45%) Red Hat
5 13 (12.62%) CA
5 13 (12.62%) Veritas
6 11 (10.68%) HP
7 7 (6.80%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.88%) VMware
9 2 (1.94%) Brocade
9 2 (1.94%) Cisco
9 2 (1.94%) Dell
9 2 (1.94%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.97%) BMC
10 1 (0.97%) SAP
10 1 (0.97%) Sun