The first table below looks at the demand for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Tyne and Wear 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 40 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs citing AIX 20 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.71% 6.70% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.36% 25.00% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
Average daily rate £253 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.80% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £281 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-52.70% +28.69%
Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
176 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.65% 26.79% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 23 28
Average daily rate £245 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
AIX
North East

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 19 (76.00%) UNIX
2 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (56.00%) IBM
4 12 (48.00%) Solaris
4 12 (48.00%) Linux
5 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (40.00%) Service Management
7 9 (36.00%) SAN
7 9 (36.00%) JBoss
7 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
7 9 (36.00%) VMware
7 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (32.00%) NetBackup
8 8 (32.00%) Windows
8 8 (32.00%) Veritas
8 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (28.00%) ITIL
9 7 (28.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (28.00%) Open Source
10 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle
11 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
12 4 (16.00%) Change Control
12 4 (16.00%) SQL
12 4 (16.00%) Siebel
12 4 (16.00%) LAN
12 4 (16.00%) WAN

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (28.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (12.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) FileNet
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) LDAP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (4.00%) NWDI
General
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Build Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (16.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) DOM
3 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.00%) Ajax
3 2 (8.00%) Java EE
3 2 (8.00%) Software Packaging
3 2 (8.00%) REST
3 2 (8.00%) DHTML
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) J2EE
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) EJB
3 2 (8.00%) JSP
3 2 (8.00%) Servlets
3 2 (8.00%) SOAP
3 2 (8.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.00%) HACMP
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) UNIX
2 12 (48.00%) Solaris
2 12 (48.00%) Linux
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Service Management
2 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Change Control
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) ERP
6 2 (8.00%) RAD
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.00%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) KVM
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) IBM
2 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) JBoss
4 8 (32.00%) Veritas
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle
6 4 (16.00%) Siebel
6 4 (16.00%) Informatica
7 3 (12.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) Axway
8 2 (8.00%) webMethods
9 1 (4.00%) Open Text
9 1 (4.00%) Citrix
9 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.00%) Sun
9 1 (4.00%) Sybase
9 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
9 1 (4.00%) SAP