The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 19 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Contract jobs citing AIX 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.88% 1.32% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 5.41% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £295 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.58% -15.00%  
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 Chester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18 37 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 17.31% 24.50% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 8
Median daily rate £295 £300 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% -35.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £246 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +20.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £14.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £16.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Chester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in Chester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in Chester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Chester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Chester region with a requirement for AIX.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 2 (66.67%) CESG
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 3 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
1 2 (66.67%) SmoothWall
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Kofax
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle