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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 112 122 101
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing AIX 48 52 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.36% 1.16% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.83% 5.90% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 22
Median daily rate £425 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £496 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.33%
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
703 881 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.93% 19.68% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 476 406
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 111 99
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 September 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 September 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 -15 30 £425 -5.55% 2
Cheshire +2 11 £425 -2.85% 2
Merseyside +5 2 £414 - 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - - 3
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 77 (52.03%) Linux
2 69 (46.62%) Migration
3 65 (43.92%) Unix
4 61 (41.22%) Oracle
5 59 (39.86%) Solaris
6 52 (35.14%) Windows
7 46 (31.08%) HPUX
8 44 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (29.05%) Data Centre
10 40 (27.03%) Security Cleared
11 35 (23.65%) Mainframe
12 34 (22.97%) SQL
13 33 (22.30%) IBM
14 30 (20.27%) EMC
14 30 (20.27%) SC Cleared
15 29 (19.59%) DB2
16 28 (18.92%) Active Directory
17 24 (16.22%) DHCP
18 23 (15.54%) Citrix
19 22 (14.86%) Red Hat
19 22 (14.86%) Finance
20 19 (12.84%) VMware
21 18 (12.16%) SAN
22 16 (10.81%) Middleware
22 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
23 15 (10.14%) ITIL
24 14 (9.46%) Oracle Database
25 13 (8.78%) HP
25 13 (8.78%) Service Management
26 11 (7.43%) Configuration Management

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 11 (7.43%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (4.73%) Apache
3 7 (4.73%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.05%) CICS
4 6 (4.05%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.38%) Tuxedo
6 4 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.70%) JBoss
6 4 (2.70%) Liferay
6 4 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.35%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.35%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.35%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.03%) IaaS
2 3 (2.03%) PaaS
3 2 (1.35%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.22%) DHCP
2 18 (12.16%) SAN
3 6 (4.05%) DNS
4 5 (3.38%) LAN
5 4 (2.70%) Firewall
5 4 (2.70%) HTTP
5 4 (2.70%) WAN
6 3 (2.03%) SSL
6 3 (2.03%) VLAN
7 2 (1.35%) Internet
7 2 (1.35%) LDAP
7 2 (1.35%) NAS
7 2 (1.35%) SMTP
7 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.68%) Network Security
8 1 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.59%) DB2
2 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.46%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.73%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.03%) Big Data
7 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.68%) GIS
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.68%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.68%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.41%) JIRA
3 4 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.70%) Subversion
3 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.35%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.35%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.35%) Introscope
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (14.86%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Banking
3 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (21.62%) Architect
2 17 (11.49%) Administrator
3 13 (8.78%) AIX Architect
3 13 (8.78%) Project Manager
4 10 (6.76%) AIX Specialist
4 10 (6.76%) Developer
4 10 (6.76%) Unix Administrator
5 9 (6.08%) Test Manager
6 8 (5.41%) Environment Manager
6 8 (5.41%) Storage Architect
6 8 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.73%) Analyst
7 7 (4.73%) DBA
7 7 (4.73%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.05%) Designer
8 6 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (4.05%) Migration Architect
9 5 (3.38%) AIX Administrator
9 5 (3.38%) ERP Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.81%) Middleware
2 9 (6.08%) Web Services
3 6 (4.05%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (3.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.03%) J2EE
5 3 (2.03%) JSON
5 3 (2.03%) XML
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (0.68%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.05%) Data Centre
2 35 (23.65%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.05%) Clustering
3 6 (4.05%) HACMP
4 5 (3.38%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.70%) IBM XIV
5 4 (2.70%) LPAR
6 2 (1.35%) DataPower
6 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.35%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.68%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.68%) Informatics
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (52.03%) Linux
2 65 (43.92%) Unix
3 59 (39.86%) Solaris
4 52 (35.14%) Windows
5 46 (31.08%) HPUX
6 44 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.38%) VME
8 3 (2.03%) SUSE
8 3 (2.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.68%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (46.62%) Migration
2 15 (10.14%) ITIL
3 13 (8.78%) Service Management
4 11 (7.43%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.08%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (6.08%) Project Management
6 8 (5.41%) Demand Forecasting
6 8 (5.41%) Server Building
7 7 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.05%) ERP
8 6 (4.05%) SOA
8 6 (4.05%) Validation
9 5 (3.38%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.38%) Project Planning
10 4 (2.70%) Change Management
10 4 (2.70%) DevOps
10 4 (2.70%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.03%) Microservices
11 3 (2.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.97%) SQL
2 6 (4.05%) C
2 6 (4.05%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.38%) COBOL
4 4 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.03%) Java
5 3 (2.03%) Jython
5 3 (2.03%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.68%) C#
6 1 (0.68%) C++
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
6 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 30 (20.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.35%) Degree
3 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.35%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.08%) PowerHA
3 8 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.73%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (2.03%) GPFS
7 2 (1.35%) Firmware
7 2 (1.35%) vCloud
7 2 (1.35%) XenServer
8 1 (0.68%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) Puppet
2 6 (4.05%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.70%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.35%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.35%) nmon
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.35%) SCCM
6 2 (1.35%) vRealize
6 2 (1.35%) yum
7 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.68%) Legato
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 61 (41.22%) Oracle
2 33 (22.30%) IBM
3 30 (20.27%) EMC
4 23 (15.54%) Citrix
5 22 (14.86%) Red Hat
6 19 (12.84%) VMware
7 13 (8.78%) HP
8 7 (4.73%) Microsoft
9 6 (4.05%) Sun
10 5 (3.38%) Baan
10 5 (3.38%) ICL
10 5 (3.38%) Veritas
11 4 (2.70%) Cisco
12 3 (2.03%) Ab Initio
12 3 (2.03%) ATG
12 3 (2.03%) Brocade
12 3 (2.03%) Dell
12 3 (2.03%) Micro Focus
12 3 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.35%) Axway
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