Period
to 15 October 2018

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 6 months to 15 October 2018 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 32 47
Contract jobs citing AIX 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.28% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.67% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Chester median daily rate - £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.63% -1.48%
Cheshire median daily rate £463 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +10.12% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Chester median hourly rate - £11.23 -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £11.23 -

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 Chester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 49 45 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 22.79% 19.23% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 55
Chester median daily rate £400 £300 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -27.27% +6.45%
10th Percentile £280 £276 £300
90th Percentile £474 £480 £530
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £375 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% -11.76% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
Chester median hourly rate £15.48 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £13.45 £10.85 £13.06
90th Percentile £42.50 £18.90 £17.85
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% -18.18%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for AIX in Chester

AIX
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

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Chester