The table below looks at the statistics for the AIX Specialist role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AIX Specialist
Rank 585 564 523
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -41
Contract jobs requiring an AIX Specialist 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.004% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£431 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

AIX Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIX Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

AIX Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AIX Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIX Specialist within the UK.

AIX Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AIX Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

AIX Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AIX Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AIX Specialist within the UK.

AIX Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AIX Specialist
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
England -6 2 £431 -17.85%
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -

AIX Specialist
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited AIX Specialist in their job title 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 with AIX Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (40.00%) PowerHA
4 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) GPFS
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) HACMP
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (20.00%) Korn
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (20.00%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) LAN

AIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited AIX Specialist in their job title 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 with AIX Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) HACMP
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) IBM AIX Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (20.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat