The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 25 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AIX 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.51% - 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
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 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +43.68%
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South Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 74 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.90% 30.33% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 23
Average daily rate £280 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £161 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) DataStage
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) COREP
5 1 (16.67%) GPFS
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (16.67%) Fat Client

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DataStage
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) HACMP
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) IBM AIX Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) Basel II
1 1 (16.67%) COREP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) GPFS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) VMware