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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 67 124 93
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -31
Contract jobs citing AIX 101 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.68% 0.71% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.66% 3.27% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 16 18
Median daily rate £425 £370 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +40.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
798 796 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.17% 21.87% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 420 338
Median daily rate £400 £350 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 84 75
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 £12.05 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 June 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 June 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 +39 44 £425 +4.67% 1
Manchester +1 26 £438 +45.83% 1
Lancashire - 19 £425 - 2
Merseyside -4 7 £503 -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 81 (46.55%) Linux
1 81 (46.55%) Migration
2 77 (44.25%) Unix
3 72 (41.38%) Solaris
4 64 (36.78%) Oracle
5 56 (32.18%) Data Centre
6 53 (30.46%) Security Cleared
7 52 (29.89%) Windows
8 50 (28.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 47 (27.01%) HPUX
10 42 (24.14%) SC Cleared
11 41 (23.56%) SQL
12 39 (22.41%) IBM
13 32 (18.39%) Mainframe
14 30 (17.24%) EMC
15 29 (16.67%) Red Hat
16 28 (16.09%) DB2
17 27 (15.52%) Active Directory
17 27 (15.52%) Middleware
18 25 (14.37%) Finance
19 23 (13.22%) Citrix
19 23 (13.22%) DHCP
20 18 (10.34%) Configuration Management
20 18 (10.34%) WebSphere
21 17 (9.77%) VMware
21 17 (9.77%) WebLogic
21 17 (9.77%) ITIL
21 17 (9.77%) Apache
22 15 (8.62%) SAN
23 14 (8.05%) HP

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 18 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 17 (9.77%) Apache
2 17 (9.77%) WebLogic
3 14 (8.05%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (4.02%) IIS
4 7 (4.02%) Tuxedo
5 5 (2.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (2.87%) TPMS
6 4 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.30%) JBoss
6 4 (2.30%) Liferay
7 3 (1.72%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.72%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (1.15%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.57%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) IaaS
1 6 (3.45%) PaaS
2 4 (2.30%) SaaS
3 3 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.72%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.22%) DHCP
2 15 (8.62%) SAN
3 8 (4.60%) DNS
3 8 (4.60%) SSL
4 5 (2.87%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.30%) HTTP
5 4 (2.30%) SMTP
5 4 (2.30%) SNMP
6 3 (1.72%) Firewall
7 2 (1.15%) DMZ
7 2 (1.15%) Internet
7 2 (1.15%) LDAP
7 2 (1.15%) NAS
7 2 (1.15%) VLAN
7 2 (1.15%) WAN
8 1 (0.57%) LAN
8 1 (0.57%) Network Security
8 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.09%) DB2
2 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database
3 13 (7.47%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.30%) SAP BI
6 4 (2.30%) SAP BW
6 4 (2.30%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.72%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.57%) MySQL
9 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (6.32%) Subversion
2 9 (5.17%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.02%) JIRA
4 6 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.30%) Introscope
6 3 (1.72%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.15%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.15%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.15%) PeopleTools
7 2 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (14.37%) Finance
2 8 (4.60%) Banking
3 5 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (22.99%) Architect
2 25 (14.37%) AIX Architect
3 19 (10.92%) Administrator
4 12 (6.90%) Consultant
4 12 (6.90%) Developer
5 11 (6.32%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (6.32%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.75%) AIX Specialist
7 9 (5.17%) AIX Consultant
7 9 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.17%) Test Manager
8 8 (4.60%) Migration Architect
8 8 (4.60%) Storage Architect
8 8 (4.60%) Unix Administrator
9 7 (4.02%) DBA
9 7 (4.02%) Environment Manager
10 6 (3.45%) AIX Administrator
10 6 (3.45%) Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 6 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.52%) Middleware
2 8 (4.60%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (4.02%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (3.45%) Web Services
5 5 (2.87%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.15%) .NET
6 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.15%) JSON
6 2 (1.15%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (1.15%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.15%) SAP XI
6 2 (1.15%) XML
7 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.57%) HTML
7 1 (0.57%) HTML5
7 1 (0.57%) Java EE
7 1 (0.57%) jQuery
7 1 (0.57%) LAMP
7 1 (0.57%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (32.18%) Data Centre
2 32 (18.39%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.60%) HACMP
4 6 (3.45%) Clustering
5 5 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.87%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.30%) LPAR
7 2 (1.15%) DataPower
7 2 (1.15%) Health Informatics
7 2 (1.15%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.15%) Informatics
7 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.15%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.57%) Replication
8 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (46.55%) Linux
2 77 (44.25%) Unix
3 72 (41.38%) Solaris
4 52 (29.89%) Windows
5 50 (28.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (27.01%) HPUX
7 6 (3.45%) CentOS
7 6 (3.45%) VME
8 4 (2.30%) SUSE
8 4 (2.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.57%) MVS
9 1 (0.57%) OS/390
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (46.55%) Migration
2 18 (10.34%) Configuration Management
3 17 (9.77%) ITIL
4 12 (6.90%) Service Management
5 9 (5.17%) Data Migration
5 9 (5.17%) Project Management
6 8 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (4.60%) OO
7 7 (4.02%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.02%) Demand Forecasting
8 6 (3.45%) Change Management
8 6 (3.45%) ERP
8 6 (3.45%) Server Building
9 5 (2.87%) Automation Testing
9 5 (2.87%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.87%) CRM
9 5 (2.87%) OOP
9 5 (2.87%) Project Planning
9 5 (2.87%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.87%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.56%) SQL
2 12 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 11 (6.32%) Java
4 8 (4.60%) C
5 6 (3.45%) COBOL
6 5 (2.87%) C#
7 4 (2.30%) ABAP
7 4 (2.30%) Jython
7 4 (2.30%) Perl
8 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.72%) PeopleCode
8 3 (1.72%) SQR
9 2 (1.15%) Korn
9 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.15%) Python
9 2 (1.15%) Ruby
10 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.57%) PHP
10 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (30.46%) Security Cleared
2 42 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.30%) Degree
4 3 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.15%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.57%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.32%) QA
System Software
1 27 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.60%) PowerHA
3 7 (4.02%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.30%) GPFS
5 4 (2.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (1.72%) Firmware
7 2 (1.15%) vCloud
7 2 (1.15%) XenServer
8 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.57%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (6.90%) Puppet
2 6 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (3.45%) vRealize
3 4 (2.30%) CA Wily
3 4 (2.30%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.72%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.15%) nmon
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.15%) SCCM
5 2 (1.15%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.15%) yum
6 1 (0.57%) Legato
Vendors
1 64 (36.78%) Oracle
2 39 (22.41%) IBM
3 30 (17.24%) EMC
4 29 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 23 (13.22%) Citrix
6 17 (9.77%) VMware
7 14 (8.05%) HP
8 13 (7.47%) Microsoft
9 11 (6.32%) Sun
10 6 (3.45%) ICL
10 6 (3.45%) Micro Focus
10 6 (3.45%) SAP
11 5 (2.87%) Baan
12 4 (2.30%) CA
13 3 (1.72%) ATG
13 3 (1.72%) BMC
13 3 (1.72%) Cisco
13 3 (1.72%) NetApp
13 3 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (1.72%) Salesforce.com