The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 13 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing AIX 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.80% 3.48% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £370 £423 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £422 £379
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +11.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +128.57%
AIX
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Operating Systems Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 25.60% 19.13% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 16
Median daily rate £375 £341 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +51.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £514 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing AIX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIX across the Preston region.

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Preston

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Preston region with a requirement for AIX.

1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) OpenShift
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) DataPower
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (28.57%) BC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Liferay
2 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) AquaLogic
3 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (14.29%) Tuxedo
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (14.29%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) OpenShift
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) AIX Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) QMS
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) BC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (28.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) MuleSoft
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) Axway
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft