The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
North West / Lancashire
Rank 30 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing AIX 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.89% 1.40% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.95% 4.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Median daily rate £535 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £19.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+211.68% -48.66%

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 140 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.96% 32.71% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 81 52
Median daily rate £525 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 9
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £41.50 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing AIX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

AIX
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +20 6 £550 +83.33%
Preston 0 3 £525 -
AIX
North West

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for AIX.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) Windows XP
3 17 (60.71%) ITIL
4 16 (57.14%) Unix
4 16 (57.14%) Service Management
5 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (50.00%) Release Management
7 12 (42.86%) SQL
8 11 (39.29%) Solaris
8 11 (39.29%) Windows 2000
8 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
8 11 (39.29%) WebSphere
8 11 (39.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (35.71%) Data Management
9 10 (35.71%) ITSM
9 10 (35.71%) Middleware
9 10 (35.71%) HPUX
9 10 (35.71%) IaaS
9 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
9 10 (35.71%) Open Source
9 10 (35.71%) SaaS
9 10 (35.71%) PaaS
10 9 (32.14%) DevOps
10 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
10 9 (32.14%) Change Management
11 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
11 8 (28.57%) Tandem

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (39.29%) WebSphere
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
1 11 (39.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) IaaS
1 10 (35.71%) PaaS
1 10 (35.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Big Data
1 6 (21.43%) DB2
1 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
1 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Monitoring Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Operational Support Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Operations Support Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Migration Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Service Architect
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) AIX Support
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Middleware
2 6 (21.43%) J2EE
2 6 (21.43%) JSON
2 6 (21.43%) Regular Expression
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (28.57%) Tandem
3 4 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows XP
3 16 (57.14%) Unix
4 11 (39.29%) Solaris
4 11 (39.29%) Windows 2000
5 10 (35.71%) HPUX
6 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) ITIL
2 16 (57.14%) Service Management
3 14 (50.00%) Release Management
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) Data Management
4 10 (35.71%) ITSM
4 10 (35.71%) Open Source
5 9 (32.14%) Change Management
5 9 (32.14%) DevOps
5 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
6 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
6 8 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Problem Management
7 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (21.43%) SOA
9 5 (17.86%) Microservices
10 4 (14.29%) Migration
10 4 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
11 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
11 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) Bourne shell
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) Korn
3 6 (21.43%) Perl
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (21.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Netcool
1 7 (25.00%) SCOM
1 7 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (21.43%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) HP
2 7 (25.00%) IBM
3 6 (21.43%) CA
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat