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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 81 111 66
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -45
Contract jobs citing AIX 76 28 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.00% 0.89% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.76% 4.19% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 26
Average daily rate £425 £450 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £385 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £478 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +114.28%
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
779 669 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.49% 21.25% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 324 244
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 82 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.99% -13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.25 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £34.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire +18 33 £438 +12.17% 1
Manchester +4 32 £390 -17.89% 2
Merseyside +3 7 £431 - 1
Lancashire - 4 £300 -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 69 (53.49%) Linux
2 67 (51.94%) Unix
3 57 (44.19%) Windows
3 57 (44.19%) Solaris
4 55 (42.64%) IBM
5 54 (41.86%) Migration
6 43 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 41 (31.78%) Finance
8 40 (31.01%) HPUX
9 35 (27.13%) Oracle
10 33 (25.58%) Red Hat
11 30 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (22.48%) Banking
13 27 (20.93%) Middleware
14 25 (19.38%) VMware
15 23 (17.83%) Java
16 21 (16.28%) Web Services
17 20 (15.50%) OO
17 20 (15.50%) Subversion
17 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
18 18 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (13.18%) WebSphere
19 17 (13.18%) Sun
20 16 (12.40%) OOP
20 16 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
21 15 (11.63%) Java EE
21 15 (11.63%) JSON
21 15 (11.63%) jQuery
21 15 (11.63%) Mac OS
21 15 (11.63%) WAN

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (13.18%) WebSphere
2 15 (11.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (9.30%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.43%) JBoss
5 5 (3.88%) Apache
5 5 (3.88%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.10%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (3.10%) iPlanet
6 4 (3.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (3.10%) SAS
7 1 (0.78%) CICS
7 1 (0.78%) TPMS
7 1 (0.78%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (0.78%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.63%) WAN
2 12 (9.30%) SSL
3 10 (7.75%) LAN
3 10 (7.75%) SAN
4 7 (5.43%) DNS
4 7 (5.43%) SMTP
4 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.65%) SNMP
6 5 (3.88%) Internet
7 4 (3.10%) HTTP
8 3 (2.33%) Firewall
8 3 (2.33%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.55%) NAS
10 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.78%) FTP
10 1 (0.78%) LDAP
10 1 (0.78%) SMS
10 1 (0.78%) SNA
10 1 (0.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.08%) DB2
2 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.33%) Base SAS
3 3 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.55%) Ingres
4 2 (1.55%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.55%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.55%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.78%) DataStage
5 1 (0.78%) MySQL
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 20 (15.50%) Subversion
2 14 (10.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.10%) Introscope
4 2 (1.55%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.78%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (31.78%) Finance
2 29 (22.48%) Banking
3 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (26.36%) Architect
2 19 (14.73%) Developer
2 19 (14.73%) Infrastructure Architect
3 16 (12.40%) Analyst
4 15 (11.63%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.30%) AIX Architect
6 11 (8.53%) Administrator
7 8 (6.20%) Consultant
7 8 (6.20%) Unix Administrator
8 7 (5.43%) IT Architect
8 7 (5.43%) IT Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.65%) AIX Administrator
9 6 (4.65%) Unix Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) AIX Consultant
11 4 (3.10%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.10%) AIX Specialist
11 4 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.10%) Designer
11 4 (3.10%) Middleware Analyst
11 4 (3.10%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.93%) Middleware
2 21 (16.28%) Web Services
3 15 (11.63%) HTML
3 15 (11.63%) Java EE
3 15 (11.63%) jQuery
3 15 (11.63%) JSON
3 15 (11.63%) XML
4 14 (10.85%) AngularJS
4 14 (10.85%) WSDL
5 13 (10.08%) HTML5
6 10 (7.75%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (2.33%) Flash
9 2 (1.55%) Spring
10 1 (0.78%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.78%) REST
10 1 (0.78%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.78%) SAP XI
10 1 (0.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.08%) Clustering
3 12 (9.30%) HACMP
4 9 (6.98%) VCE vBlock
5 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.20%) FlexPod
6 6 (4.65%) DLPAR
6 6 (4.65%) LPAR
7 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.33%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.55%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.78%) EFT
10 1 (0.78%) PKI
10 1 (0.78%) VSAM
10 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 69 (53.49%) Linux
2 67 (51.94%) Unix
3 57 (44.19%) Solaris
3 57 (44.19%) Windows
4 40 (31.01%) HPUX
5 30 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (11.63%) Mac OS
7 14 (10.85%) Windows Vista
7 14 (10.85%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.78%) VME
9 1 (0.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (41.86%) Migration
2 20 (15.50%) OO
3 16 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.40%) OOP
4 14 (10.85%) BDD
4 14 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (10.85%) SDLC
4 14 (10.85%) Software Engineering
4 14 (10.85%) TDD
5 13 (10.08%) Data Protection
5 13 (10.08%) Waterfall
6 9 (6.98%) ITIL
7 7 (5.43%) High Availability
8 6 (4.65%) Service Management
9 4 (3.10%) Data Reconciliation
9 4 (3.10%) Release Management
10 3 (2.33%) CRM
11 2 (1.55%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.55%) ETL
11 2 (1.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.83%) Java
2 15 (11.63%) C
2 15 (11.63%) C++
2 15 (11.63%) JavaScript
2 15 (11.63%) Objective-C
3 12 (9.30%) Shell Script
4 8 (6.20%) SQL
5 7 (5.43%) Perl
6 6 (4.65%) Korn
7 5 (3.88%) Jython
8 3 (2.33%) PeopleCode
8 3 (2.33%) SQR
9 2 (1.55%) ABAP
9 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.55%) C#
10 1 (0.78%) COBOL
10 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.08%) Degree
3 11 (8.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 18 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.85%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.20%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.88%) PowerHA
5 4 (3.10%) GPFS
6 3 (2.33%) KVM
6 3 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (2.33%) Xen
7 1 (0.78%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.78%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.78%) RACF
7 1 (0.78%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (4.65%) CA Wily
2 6 (4.65%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.10%) Legato
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (2.33%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.55%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.78%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.78%) Puppet
6 1 (0.78%) zSecure
Vendors
1 55 (42.64%) IBM
2 35 (27.13%) Oracle
3 33 (25.58%) Red Hat
4 25 (19.38%) VMware
5 17 (13.18%) Sun
6 15 (11.63%) HP
7 13 (10.08%) Cisco
8 11 (8.53%) SAP
9 9 (6.98%) Citrix
10 8 (6.20%) Dell
10 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
11 5 (3.88%) CA
12 4 (3.10%) NetApp
13 3 (2.33%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (2.33%) PlateSpin
14 2 (1.55%) EMC
14 2 (1.55%) ServiceNow
15 1 (0.78%) Hitachi
15 1 (0.78%) Intel