The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 68 78
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10  
Contract jobs citing AIX 8 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 0.96% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.85% 4.41% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £425 £325 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% +6.12%  
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 281 227 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.26% 21.81% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 101 89
Median daily rate £375 £368 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -6.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +4.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £43.00 £41.50
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 Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Buckinghamshire

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Buckinghamshire

AIX
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes -3 8 £425 +25.92% 1
AIX
South East

AIX
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for AIX.

1 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) SAP
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) Solaris
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) CentOS
6 2 (16.67%) Nimsoft
6 2 (16.67%) PowerHA
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (16.67%) Clustering
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Veritas
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) HPUX
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (8.33%) Middleware
7 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) IBM XIV
2 1 (8.33%) LPAR
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) HPUX
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) PowerHA
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) SAP
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Nimsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) Brocade
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco