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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 95 89 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +35
Contract jobs citing AIX 62 67 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.97% 1.61% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.99% 8.59% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 10
Median daily rate £423 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £451 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £33.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+28.23% -11.18%
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
690 780 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.96% 18.80% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 412 348
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 89 94
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.17 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.61% +14.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -5 23 £425 +11.84%
Cheshire +2 19 £425 +6.25%
Lancashire +10 18 £350 -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 80 (64.00%) Linux
2 65 (52.00%) Unix
3 60 (48.00%) Windows
4 46 (36.80%) Migration
5 37 (29.60%) Oracle
6 34 (27.20%) Solaris
7 29 (23.20%) ITIL
8 28 (22.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (22.40%) Data Centre
9 27 (21.60%) Service Management
9 27 (21.60%) Finance
10 26 (20.80%) HPUX
10 26 (20.80%) SQL
10 26 (20.80%) IBM
11 25 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 23 (18.40%) WebSphere
12 23 (18.40%) DB2
13 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
13 22 (17.60%) Middleware
13 22 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (16.80%) Red Hat
14 21 (16.80%) SQL Server
15 19 (15.20%) Windows XP
16 18 (14.40%) SC Cleared
17 17 (13.60%) Web Services
18 16 (12.80%) HP
18 16 (12.80%) Mainframe
19 15 (12.00%) Release Management
20 13 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (10.40%) SAN

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 23 (18.40%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (6.40%) CICS
3 8 (6.40%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.40%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (3.20%) Tuxedo
6 3 (2.40%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.60%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 2 (1.60%) JBoss
7 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.80%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.80%) TPMS
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) MS Excel
1 12 (9.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.80%) IaaS
1 11 (8.80%) PaaS
1 11 (8.80%) SaaS
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.80%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.40%) SAN
2 9 (7.20%) DHCP
3 5 (4.00%) DNS
3 5 (4.00%) HTTP
3 5 (4.00%) LAN
4 4 (3.20%) Internet
4 4 (3.20%) SMTP
4 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.40%) SNMP
5 3 (2.40%) SSL
5 3 (2.40%) WAN
6 2 (1.60%) Firewall
7 1 (0.80%) SSH
7 1 (0.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.40%) DB2
2 21 (16.80%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.20%) Big Data
4 9 (7.20%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.20%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.40%) GIS
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.80%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.80%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (6.40%) JIRA
2 7 (5.60%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.00%) Subversion
4 3 (2.40%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.80%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.80%) ClearQuest
General
1 27 (21.60%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (20.00%) Architect
2 13 (10.40%) Analyst
3 10 (8.00%) Administrator
4 8 (6.40%) Test Manager
5 7 (5.60%) AIX Architect
5 7 (5.60%) Operational Support Analyst
5 7 (5.60%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (5.60%) Operations Support Analyst
5 7 (5.60%) Support Analyst
5 7 (5.60%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (4.80%) Applications Architect
6 6 (4.80%) Environment Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Migration Architect
6 6 (4.80%) Monitoring Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Test Leader
7 5 (4.00%) AIX Administrator
7 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.60%) Middleware
2 17 (13.60%) Web Services
3 9 (7.20%) J2EE
3 9 (7.20%) JSON
3 9 (7.20%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (7.20%) XML
4 6 (4.80%) Regular Expression
5 3 (2.40%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.80%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.40%) Data Centre
2 22 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.80%) Mainframe
4 9 (7.20%) Clustering
4 9 (7.20%) Tandem
5 8 (6.40%) HACMP
6 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.60%) IBM XIV
6 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.80%) Replication
7 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (64.00%) Linux
2 65 (52.00%) Unix
3 60 (48.00%) Windows
4 34 (27.20%) Solaris
5 28 (22.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (20.80%) HPUX
7 19 (15.20%) Windows XP
8 13 (10.40%) Windows 2000
9 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.20%) VME
11 2 (1.60%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.80%) Migration
2 29 (23.20%) ITIL
3 27 (21.60%) Service Management
4 15 (12.00%) Release Management
5 13 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.60%) Data Management
6 12 (9.60%) ITSM
7 11 (8.80%) Change Management
7 11 (8.80%) Open Source
8 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.20%) Data Analysis
9 9 (7.20%) DevOps
9 9 (7.20%) Microservices
9 9 (7.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 9 (7.20%) SOA
10 8 (6.40%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (6.40%) Problem Management
10 8 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.80%) SQL
2 12 (9.60%) Java
2 12 (9.60%) Perl
3 9 (7.20%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.60%) Korn
5 6 (4.80%) Bourne shell
5 6 (4.80%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.80%) VBScript
6 5 (4.00%) C
6 5 (4.00%) Jython
7 4 (3.20%) COBOL
8 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.80%) C#
9 1 (0.80%) C++
9 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.40%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.60%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.20%) RHCSA
5 3 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) SLA
2 7 (5.60%) QA
3 2 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.40%) PowerHA
3 6 (4.80%) GPFS
4 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.60%) Netcool
2 7 (5.60%) SCOM
3 6 (4.80%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (2.40%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.80%) Control-M
6 1 (0.80%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.80%) Puppet
6 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (29.60%) Oracle
2 26 (20.80%) IBM
3 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
4 21 (16.80%) Red Hat
5 16 (12.80%) HP
6 10 (8.00%) Veritas
6 10 (8.00%) VMware
7 9 (7.20%) EMC
8 7 (5.60%) Citrix
9 6 (4.80%) CA
10 4 (3.20%) ICL
11 3 (2.40%) Sun
12 2 (1.60%) Brocade
12 2 (1.60%) Cisco
12 2 (1.60%) Dell
12 2 (1.60%) Fujitsu
12 2 (1.60%) Micro Focus
13 1 (0.80%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.80%) ATG
13 1 (0.80%) Baan