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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 82 127 97
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -30
Contract jobs citing AIX 71 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.04% 0.86% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.96% 4.14% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 21
Median daily rate £425 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £346 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
713 870 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.46% 20.72% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 469 384
Median daily rate £375 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 94 93
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £32.50
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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 29 £425 -5.55% 1
Cheshire +30 25 £425 -5.55% 1
Lancashire - 12 £425 -
Merseyside +9 3 £415 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 71 (50.35%) Linux
2 65 (46.10%) Migration
3 59 (41.84%) Solaris
4 57 (40.43%) Unix
5 54 (38.30%) Oracle
6 48 (34.04%) Windows
7 42 (29.79%) HPUX
8 40 (28.37%) Security Cleared
8 40 (28.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (27.66%) Data Centre
10 37 (26.24%) SQL
11 34 (24.11%) IBM
11 34 (24.11%) Mainframe
12 30 (21.28%) EMC
12 30 (21.28%) SC Cleared
13 28 (19.86%) Active Directory
14 26 (18.44%) DB2
15 24 (17.02%) DHCP
16 23 (16.31%) Citrix
17 20 (14.18%) VMware
18 17 (12.06%) SAN
18 17 (12.06%) Red Hat
19 14 (9.93%) SQL Server
19 14 (9.93%) ITIL
19 14 (9.93%) Apache
19 14 (9.93%) Configuration Management
19 14 (9.93%) Finance
19 14 (9.93%) Oracle Database
20 12 (8.51%) Server Building
20 12 (8.51%) Middleware

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 14 (9.93%) Apache
2 12 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.80%) WebSphere
4 9 (6.38%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.96%) IIS
5 7 (4.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.55%) Tuxedo
7 4 (2.84%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.84%) Liferay
7 4 (2.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.13%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.13%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.42%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.42%) JBoss
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.42%) TPMS
9 2 (1.42%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) IaaS
1 6 (4.26%) PaaS
2 4 (2.84%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.84%) SaaS
3 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.42%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.02%) DHCP
2 17 (12.06%) SAN
3 6 (4.26%) DNS
4 5 (3.55%) LAN
5 4 (2.84%) Firewall
5 4 (2.84%) HTTP
5 4 (2.84%) SSL
5 4 (2.84%) WAN
6 3 (2.13%) VLAN
7 2 (1.42%) LDAP
7 2 (1.42%) NAS
7 2 (1.42%) SMTP
7 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.71%) Network Security
8 1 (0.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.44%) DB2
2 14 (9.93%) Oracle Database
2 14 (9.93%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (2.84%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.71%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.71%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.96%) JIRA
3 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.84%) Subversion
3 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.13%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.13%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.42%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.42%) Introscope
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (9.93%) Finance
2 5 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.42%) Banking
3 2 (1.42%) Marketing
3 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (19.86%) Architect
2 18 (12.77%) Administrator
3 14 (9.93%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.22%) AIX Architect
5 10 (7.09%) AIX Specialist
5 10 (7.09%) Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Test Manager
7 8 (5.67%) Storage Architect
7 8 (5.67%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.67%) Unix Administrator
8 7 (4.96%) DBA
8 7 (4.96%) Environment Manager
9 6 (4.26%) Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Designer
9 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.55%) AIX Administrator
10 5 (3.55%) Data Centre Manager
10 5 (3.55%) ERP Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Lead Architect
10 5 (3.55%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.51%) Middleware
2 6 (4.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (2.84%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.42%) .NET
4 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (1.42%) Web Services
5 1 (0.71%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.71%) JSON
5 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 34 (24.11%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.26%) Clustering
3 6 (4.26%) HACMP
4 5 (3.55%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.84%) LPAR
6 3 (2.13%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.42%) DataPower
7 2 (1.42%) Health Informatics
7 2 (1.42%) Informatics
7 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.42%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (50.35%) Linux
2 59 (41.84%) Solaris
3 57 (40.43%) Unix
4 48 (34.04%) Windows
5 42 (29.79%) HPUX
6 40 (28.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.26%) CentOS
8 5 (3.55%) VME
9 4 (2.84%) SUSE
9 4 (2.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.71%) MVS
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (46.10%) Migration
2 14 (9.93%) Configuration Management
2 14 (9.93%) ITIL
3 12 (8.51%) Server Building
4 11 (7.80%) Project Management
4 11 (7.80%) Service Management
5 9 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.67%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.96%) Demand Forecasting
8 6 (4.26%) ERP
8 6 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.55%) Automation Testing
9 5 (3.55%) Build Automation
9 5 (3.55%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.55%) Change Management
9 5 (3.55%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.55%) Project Planning
9 5 (3.55%) SOA
10 4 (2.84%) DevOps
10 4 (2.84%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.24%) SQL
2 7 (4.96%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.26%) C
4 5 (3.55%) COBOL
5 4 (2.84%) Jython
6 3 (2.13%) Java
6 3 (2.13%) Perl
7 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.42%) Python
7 2 (1.42%) Ruby
8 1 (0.71%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.71%) C#
8 1 (0.71%) C++
8 1 (0.71%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (28.37%) Security Cleared
2 30 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.42%) Degree
5 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (19.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.67%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (5.67%) PowerHA
4 4 (2.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (2.13%) Firmware
5 3 (2.13%) GPFS
6 2 (1.42%) vCloud
6 2 (1.42%) XenServer
7 1 (0.71%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) Puppet
2 6 (4.26%) vRealize
3 5 (3.55%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.84%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.13%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.42%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.42%) nmon
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.42%) SCCM
6 2 (1.42%) yum
7 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.71%) Legato
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 54 (38.30%) Oracle
2 34 (24.11%) IBM
3 30 (21.28%) EMC
4 23 (16.31%) Citrix
5 20 (14.18%) VMware
6 17 (12.06%) Red Hat
7 12 (8.51%) HP
7 12 (8.51%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.26%) Sun
9 5 (3.55%) Baan
9 5 (3.55%) ICL
10 3 (2.13%) Ab Initio
10 3 (2.13%) ATG
10 3 (2.13%) BMC
10 3 (2.13%) Cisco
10 3 (2.13%) Micro Focus
10 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.42%) CA
11 2 (1.42%) Dell
11 2 (1.42%) Veritas