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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 74 134 94
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -40
Contract jobs citing AIX 87 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.38% 0.60% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.51% 2.85% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 17 22
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-15.29% -
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
756 806 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.66% 21.06% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 429 367
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £163 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 81 78
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Cheshire +29 33 £425 -3.51%
Manchester +13 30 £450 +23.28% 2
Lancashire - 15 £425 - 1
Merseyside 0 6 £503 -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 79 (47.02%) Linux
1 79 (47.02%) Migration
2 72 (42.86%) Unix
3 70 (41.67%) Solaris
4 59 (35.12%) Oracle
5 52 (30.95%) Data Centre
6 50 (29.76%) Windows
7 48 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 48 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (27.98%) HPUX
9 38 (22.62%) SQL
10 37 (22.02%) IBM
10 37 (22.02%) SC Cleared
11 33 (19.64%) Mainframe
12 30 (17.86%) EMC
13 27 (16.07%) Active Directory
13 27 (16.07%) DB2
14 26 (15.48%) Red Hat
15 24 (14.29%) Middleware
16 23 (13.69%) Citrix
16 23 (13.69%) DHCP
17 22 (13.10%) Finance
18 17 (10.12%) Configuration Management
18 17 (10.12%) SAN
18 17 (10.12%) VMware
19 16 (9.52%) WebSphere
19 16 (9.52%) HP
19 16 (9.52%) ITIL
20 14 (8.33%) Apache
20 14 (8.33%) Oracle Database

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 16 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 14 (8.33%) Apache
3 13 (7.74%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (5.95%) Tuxedo
7 7 (4.17%) IIS
8 6 (3.57%) TPMS
9 4 (2.38%) Liferay
10 3 (1.79%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (1.79%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (1.19%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.19%) JBoss
11 2 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.60%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.57%) IaaS
1 6 (3.57%) PaaS
2 4 (2.38%) SaaS
3 2 (1.19%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.19%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.69%) DHCP
2 17 (10.12%) SAN
3 7 (4.17%) DNS
4 6 (3.57%) SSL
5 4 (2.38%) Firewall
5 4 (2.38%) LAN
5 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.79%) SMTP
6 3 (1.79%) SNMP
6 3 (1.79%) WAN
7 2 (1.19%) DMZ
7 2 (1.19%) HTTP
7 2 (1.19%) LDAP
7 2 (1.19%) NAS
7 2 (1.19%) VLAN
8 1 (0.60%) Network Security
8 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.07%) DB2
2 14 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 13 (7.74%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.38%) SAP BI
6 4 (2.38%) SAP BW
6 4 (2.38%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (6.55%) Subversion
2 9 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 8 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.17%) JIRA
5 3 (1.79%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.79%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.19%) Introscope
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.60%) PeopleTools
General
1 22 (13.10%) Finance
2 7 (4.17%) Banking
3 5 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (23.81%) Architect
2 22 (13.10%) AIX Architect
3 21 (12.50%) Administrator
4 14 (8.33%) Developer
5 12 (7.14%) Consultant
6 11 (6.55%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.95%) AIX Specialist
7 10 (5.95%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (5.36%) AIX Consultant
8 9 (5.36%) Test Manager
8 9 (5.36%) Unix Administrator
9 8 (4.76%) Migration Architect
9 8 (4.76%) Storage Architect
9 8 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.17%) DBA
10 7 (4.17%) Environment Manager
11 6 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
11 6 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
12 5 (2.98%) Designer
12 5 (2.98%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.29%) Middleware
2 7 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (2.98%) Web Services
5 4 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.19%) .NET
6 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (1.19%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.19%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.60%) JSON
7 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (30.95%) Data Centre
2 33 (19.64%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.76%) HACMP
4 6 (3.57%) Clustering
5 5 (2.98%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.38%) LPAR
7 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.19%) DataPower
8 2 (1.19%) Health Informatics
8 2 (1.19%) IBM XIV
8 2 (1.19%) Informatics
8 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.60%) Replication
9 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (47.02%) Linux
2 72 (42.86%) Unix
3 70 (41.67%) Solaris
4 50 (29.76%) Windows
5 48 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (27.98%) HPUX
7 9 (5.36%) VME
8 6 (3.57%) CentOS
9 4 (2.38%) SUSE
9 4 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.60%) MVS
10 1 (0.60%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (47.02%) Migration
2 17 (10.12%) Configuration Management
3 16 (9.52%) ITIL
4 12 (7.14%) Service Management
5 9 (5.36%) Data Migration
5 9 (5.36%) Project Management
6 8 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.17%) Demand Forecasting
8 6 (3.57%) Change Management
8 6 (3.57%) ERP
8 6 (3.57%) Server Building
9 5 (2.98%) Automation Testing
9 5 (2.98%) Build Automation
9 5 (2.98%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.98%) CRM
9 5 (2.98%) OO
9 5 (2.98%) Project Planning
9 5 (2.98%) SOA
9 5 (2.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.62%) SQL
2 10 (5.95%) C
2 10 (5.95%) Shell Script
3 9 (5.36%) COBOL
4 6 (3.57%) Java
5 5 (2.98%) C#
6 4 (2.38%) ABAP
7 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.19%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.19%) Jython
7 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.19%) Python
7 2 (1.19%) Ruby
8 1 (0.60%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.60%) PeopleCode
8 1 (0.60%) Perl
8 1 (0.60%) PHP
8 1 (0.60%) SQR
Qualifications
1 48 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 37 (22.02%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.79%) Degree
4 3 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.55%) QA
System Software
1 27 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.76%) PowerHA
3 7 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.38%) GPFS
5 4 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (1.79%) Firmware
7 2 (1.19%) vCloud
7 2 (1.19%) XenServer
8 1 (0.60%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (6.55%) Puppet
2 8 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.57%) vRealize
4 4 (2.38%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.38%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.79%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.19%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.19%) nmon
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.19%) SCCM
6 2 (1.19%) yum
7 1 (0.60%) Legato
Vendors
1 59 (35.12%) Oracle
2 37 (22.02%) IBM
3 30 (17.86%) EMC
4 26 (15.48%) Red Hat
5 23 (13.69%) Citrix
6 17 (10.12%) VMware
7 16 (9.52%) HP
8 13 (7.74%) Microsoft
9 9 (5.36%) ICL
10 8 (4.76%) Sun
11 7 (4.17%) Micro Focus
12 6 (3.57%) SAP
13 5 (2.98%) Baan
14 3 (1.79%) Ab Initio
14 3 (1.79%) ATG
14 3 (1.79%) Axway
14 3 (1.79%) BMC
14 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (1.19%) Blue Coat
15 2 (1.19%) Endeca