The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 56 59 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing AIX 17 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.85% 1.48% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.11% 6.06% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£329 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.25% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
239 231 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.01% 24.50% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 101 110
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +47.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
AIX
Berkshire

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Clustering
3 12 (54.55%) Solaris
4 10 (45.45%) IBM
5 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
7 7 (31.82%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
7 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (31.82%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (31.82%) High Availability
7 7 (31.82%) UNIX
7 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
7 7 (31.82%) Veritas
7 7 (31.82%) ISEB
7 7 (31.82%) Citrix
7 7 (31.82%) WinRunner
7 7 (31.82%) TestDirector
7 7 (31.82%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
7 7 (31.82%) Netcool
7 7 (31.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (31.82%) McAfee
8 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (27.27%) DB2

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 7 (31.82%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) ATM
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) WinRunner
1 7 (31.82%) TestDirector
1 7 (31.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Clustering
2 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
3 6 (27.27%) DataPower
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Solaris
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (31.82%) UNIX
4 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) CentOS
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
2 7 (31.82%) High Availability
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (9.09%) V-Model
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) ISEB
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) IBM Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (31.82%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (31.82%) Netcool
1 7 (31.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) IBM
2 7 (31.82%) Veritas
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
2 7 (31.82%) McAfee
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Sophos
4 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Intel
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) HP