The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 56 52 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +35
Contract jobs citing AIX 13 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.46% 2.52% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.19% 9.62% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% +15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +54.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
210 260 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.65% 26.21% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 115 121
Average daily rate £325 £385 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Reading

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the Reading region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the Reading region.

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing AIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AIX.

1 15 (60.00%) Windows
1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) IBM
2 12 (48.00%) Clustering
3 11 (44.00%) Solaris
4 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (28.00%) High Availability
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.00%) DB2
7 5 (20.00%) UNIX
7 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (20.00%) ISEB
7 5 (20.00%) Citrix
7 5 (20.00%) WinRunner
7 5 (20.00%) TestDirector
7 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (20.00%) Veritas
7 5 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (20.00%) Netcool
7 5 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) McAfee
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Brocade
7 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (20.00%) DataPower

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing AIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) ATM
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) WinRunner
1 5 (20.00%) TestDirector
1 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Server Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IBM Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Clustering
2 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.00%) DataPower
3 5 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Solaris
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) CentOS
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) High Availability
2 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.00%) Logistics
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) ISEB
4 4 (16.00%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Netcool
1 5 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Cobbler
4 2 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
2 5 (20.00%) Veritas
2 5 (20.00%) McAfee
2 5 (20.00%) Brocade
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Sophos
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) Intel
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio