Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for AIX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AIX over the 6 months to 23 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 50 83
Rank change year-on-year -18 +33 -3
Contract jobs citing AIX 23 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.72% 3.23% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.35% 15.56% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 21
Cheshire median daily rate £408 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.12% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £187 £380 £381
90th Percentile £441 £663 £450
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 246 302 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.41% 20.74% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 188 256
Cheshire median daily rate £370 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £180 £179 £213
90th Percentile £541 £583 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £368
% change year-on-year - +8.84% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 51
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -19.83% +12.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £21.00 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +17.24% -8.05% +5.13%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing AIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in Cheshire

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Cheshire

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in Cheshire

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Cheshire

AIX
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -10 12 £420 +1.82% 1
Chester +15 4 £280 -30.00%
Runcorn 0 2 £150 -
AIX
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for AIX.

1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) Unix
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 9 (39.13%) IBM
4 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
4 9 (39.13%) Banking
5 8 (34.78%) ITIL
6 7 (30.43%) Veritas
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) Clustering
6 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Service Management
7 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
8 4 (17.39%) Middleware
8 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco
8 4 (17.39%) Change Management
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
9 3 (13.04%) Internal Audit
9 3 (13.04%) Data Guard
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
9 3 (13.04%) FileNet
9 3 (13.04%) IBM Certification
9 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) FileNet
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) Unix Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) AIX Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) FileNet Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Middleware Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (4.35%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) HACMP
4 1 (4.35%) CESG
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) Unix
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.70%) Solaris
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Internal Audit
4 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.70%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) IBM Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.70%) PowerHA
2 2 (8.70%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Data Guard
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (8.70%) PowerBroker
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) IBM
1 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
2 7 (30.43%) Veritas
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) EMC
5 3 (13.04%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) CyberArk
6 2 (8.70%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft