The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for AIX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM AIX
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 107 120
Rank change year-on-year +18 +13  
Contract jobs citing AIX 6 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.57% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.19% 2.77% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 14
Median daily rate £318 £400 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.62% -20.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -1.28%  

AIX is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 274 505 588
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 15.08% 20.51% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 299 297
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 39
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £130.90 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing AIX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AIX in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Slough +6 2 - -
Reading +13 1 £500 +16.27%
AIX
South East

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for AIX.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (87.50%) IBM
3 19 (79.17%) Unix
4 18 (75.00%) Shell Script
5 17 (70.83%) Windows
6 16 (66.67%) VMware
7 13 (54.17%) Mainframe
7 13 (54.17%) Solaris
7 13 (54.17%) EMC
7 13 (54.17%) SAN
7 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 12 (50.00%) EMC VNX
8 12 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
8 12 (50.00%) NetApp
8 12 (50.00%) Cisco
9 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
10 10 (41.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (41.67%) Law
11 7 (29.17%) DB2
12 6 (25.00%) SQL
12 6 (25.00%) ITIL
13 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
14 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
14 4 (16.67%) DevOps
14 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (16.67%) SAP
15 3 (12.50%) Migration
15 3 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) Commerce Server
3 3 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.17%) JBoss
5 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Fredhopper
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) DB2
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (8.33%) DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Support
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Storage Architect
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Ajax
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) JSON
1 3 (12.50%) Worklight
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Mainframe
2 12 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
2 12 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 12 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) AS400
4 1 (4.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Unix
3 17 (70.83%) Windows
4 13 (54.17%) Solaris
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.33%) SUSE
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile First
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Facilities Management
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) IBM
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) EMC
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco
4 12 (50.00%) NetApp
5 4 (16.67%) SAP
6 3 (12.50%) AppDynamics
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) Splunk
7 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) Axway
8 1 (4.17%) Informatica
8 1 (4.17%) Progress
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) Siebel