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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 93 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -11
Contract jobs citing AIX 43 87 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 3.01% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.63% 13.16% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 43
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£410 £332 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.68% -17.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £210 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +43.68%
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
764 661 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.37% 22.83% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 285 290
Average daily rate £313 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 85 89
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.54 £35.00 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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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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 -16 17 £375 -16.66%
Manchester -26 17 £475 +72.72% 3
Lancashire -16 4 £422 -
Merseyside -2 1 £550 - 1
Cumbria - - - - 1
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 39 (53.42%) UNIX
2 38 (52.05%) Linux
3 31 (42.47%) Windows
4 26 (35.62%) IBM
4 26 (35.62%) Banking
5 22 (30.14%) HP
6 18 (24.66%) Finance
7 17 (23.29%) HPUX
7 17 (23.29%) Solaris
8 15 (20.55%) Tivoli
9 14 (19.18%) Shell Script
9 14 (19.18%) Mainframe
10 13 (17.81%) Migration
10 13 (17.81%) Oracle
11 12 (16.44%) Perl
11 12 (16.44%) Sun
11 12 (16.44%) Red Hat
11 12 (16.44%) Middleware
12 11 (15.07%) SQL
13 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
14 9 (12.33%) Apache
14 9 (12.33%) RDBMS
14 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (12.33%) Relational Database
15 8 (10.96%) BMC
15 8 (10.96%) CA
15 8 (10.96%) Firewall
16 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
16 7 (9.59%) HTML

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (12.33%) Apache
2 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.74%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.74%) CICS
4 1 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.37%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Firewall
2 6 (8.22%) SAN
2 6 (8.22%) FTP
3 5 (6.85%) LDAP
4 3 (4.11%) LAN
5 2 (2.74%) WAN
5 2 (2.74%) DHCP
5 2 (2.74%) DNS
5 2 (2.74%) Network Security
6 1 (1.37%) NAS
6 1 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.37%) SSL
6 1 (1.37%) HTTP
6 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) RDBMS
1 9 (12.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.59%) DB2
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.74%) DataStage
6 1 (1.37%) MSDE
6 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (35.62%) Banking
2 18 (24.66%) Finance
3 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) AIX Administrator
2 17 (23.29%) Administrator
3 16 (21.92%) Architect
4 9 (12.33%) Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.85%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) IT Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Functional Architect
8 2 (2.74%) AIX Specialist
8 2 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Tester
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Performance Tester
8 2 (2.74%) Security Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Design Manager
8 2 (2.74%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) Middleware
2 7 (9.59%) YUI
2 7 (9.59%) HTML
2 7 (9.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Mainframe
2 7 (9.59%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (8.22%) HACMP
4 4 (5.48%) LPAR
5 3 (4.11%) DLPAR
5 3 (4.11%) PKI
5 3 (4.11%) Clustering
6 2 (2.74%) CESG
6 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.74%) Statistics
6 2 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.74%) VSAM
7 1 (1.37%) CMDB
7 1 (1.37%) AS400
7 1 (1.37%) Replication
7 1 (1.37%) Tandem
7 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (53.42%) UNIX
2 38 (52.05%) Linux
3 31 (42.47%) Windows
4 17 (23.29%) HPUX
4 17 (23.29%) Solaris
5 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.74%) CentOS
9 1 (1.37%) Tru64
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Migration
2 7 (9.59%) Web Development
2 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.22%) MVC
4 5 (6.85%) ITIL
5 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.11%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (4.11%) Change Control
6 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (4.11%) Network Management
6 3 (4.11%) Project Management
6 3 (4.11%) Security Management
6 3 (4.11%) Information Security
7 2 (2.74%) Service Management
7 2 (2.74%) Change Management
7 2 (2.74%) High Availability
7 2 (2.74%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) Shell Script
2 12 (16.44%) Perl
3 11 (15.07%) SQL
4 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.85%) Java
6 3 (4.11%) VB
7 2 (2.74%) COBOL
8 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) CISM
2 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) CISSP
3 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.37%) MCP
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (4.11%) PowerHA
2 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.11%) Control-M
3 3 (4.11%) Unicenter
4 2 (2.74%) Foglight
4 2 (2.74%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (2.74%) SCOM
4 2 (2.74%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.37%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.37%) SCCM
5 1 (1.37%) OpenView
5 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) IBM
2 22 (30.14%) HP
3 13 (17.81%) Oracle
4 12 (16.44%) Red Hat
4 12 (16.44%) Sun
5 8 (10.96%) BMC
5 8 (10.96%) CA
6 6 (8.22%) Intel
6 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.48%) SAP
7 4 (5.48%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.48%) Splunk
8 3 (4.11%) Curam
8 3 (4.11%) Citrix
9 2 (2.74%) Juniper
9 2 (2.74%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.74%) McAfee
9 2 (2.74%) VMware
9 2 (2.74%) Teradata
9 2 (2.74%) JBoss
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago