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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 54 55 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +28
Contract jobs citing AIX 13 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.48% 2.27% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.10% 8.97% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £455 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -4.21%
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 £27.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
213 234 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.18% 25.24% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 97 120
Average daily rate £325 £371 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% +11.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 31 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 31 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 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Solaris
2 12 (57.14%) Clustering
3 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) IBM
4 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
5 7 (33.33%) High Availability
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) DB2
6 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 6 (28.57%) DataPower
7 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (23.81%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (23.81%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (23.81%) UNIX
7 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
7 5 (23.81%) WinRunner
7 5 (23.81%) TestDirector
7 5 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (23.81%) ISEB
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix
7 5 (23.81%) Veritas
7 5 (23.81%) Netcool
7 5 (23.81%) OpenView Configuration Management

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) ATM
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) WinRunner
1 5 (23.81%) TestDirector
1 5 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Clustering
2 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (28.57%) DataPower
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Solaris
3 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 5 (23.81%) UNIX
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) High Availability
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) IBM Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Netcool
1 5 (23.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (23.81%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
2 5 (23.81%) Veritas
2 5 (23.81%) McAfee
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos
5 2 (9.52%) Ab Initio
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Intel
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp