The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 135 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing AIX 9 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.60% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.44% 2.87% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 3
Average daily rate £630 £445 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.57% +58.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £36.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-43.05% +110.71%
AIX
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
625 662 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.42% 20.88% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 364 270
Average daily rate £345 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 85 71
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £39.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire +8 6 £630 -7.04% 1
Bristol +2 2 - -
Wiltshire -8 1 £375 -16.43% 2
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) SQL
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) WebSphere
3 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 11 (64.71%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (64.71%) WebLogic
3 11 (64.71%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) Shell Script
4 10 (58.82%) DV Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) DB2
7 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Unix
7 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.76%) ETL
7 2 (11.76%) Middleware
7 2 (11.76%) HTTP
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) Star Schema
7 2 (11.76%) IBM
7 2 (11.76%) Informatica
7 2 (11.76%) PowerCenter
7 2 (11.76%) Data Extraction
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) WebSphere
2 11 (64.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) DB2
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) PowerCenter
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Support Technician
2 7 (41.18%) Applications Support
3 6 (35.29%) Applications Support Technician
4 5 (29.41%) Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) ETL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Support Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Web Applications Support
6 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
1 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) ETL
1 2 (11.76%) ETL Development
1 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Informatica