The first table below looks at the demand for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 23 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 South West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 133 97 105
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +8
Contract jobs citing AIX 2 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.46% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 2.34% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate
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£507 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £199 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £302 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.47% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +9.09%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
643 427 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.61% 19.85% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 217 306
Average daily rate £325 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 71 85
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
AIX
England

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

AIX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -1 1 £538 +144.54% 1
Bristol - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (62.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) CMDB
4 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) nmon
5 1 (12.50%) LPAR
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Samba
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Clustering
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) LPAR
2 1 (12.50%) HACMP
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) DoDAF
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) RHCE
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) Samba
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (12.50%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) EMC