The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
England / East Midlands
Rank 97 72 83
Rank change year-on-year -25 +11  
Contract jobs citing AIX 2 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.14% 1.55% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 7.91% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 7
Median daily rate £419 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £370 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 283 316 381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 19.12% 19.59% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 150 179
Median daily rate £310 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +0.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 45
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +1.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in the East Midlands

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in the East Midlands

AIX
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Nottinghamshire -1 1 £450 +2.85% 2
Northamptonshire -10 1 £388 -3.12%
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for AIX.

1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (60.00%) F5
4 6 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Six Sigma
4 6 (60.00%) iPlanet
4 6 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (60.00%) Project Management
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) BIG-IP
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) J2EE
4 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) Solaris
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) Sun
4 6 (60.00%) BEA
5 5 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (50.00%) JSP
5 5 (50.00%) JSP 440
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (60.00%) iPlanet
1 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (30.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 2 (20.00%) FTP
4 2 (20.00%) NAS
4 2 (20.00%) SSH
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Chief Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Chief Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 5 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) HP Storage
1 3 (30.00%) HP StoreVirtual
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Grid Computing
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Solaris
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) HPUX
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
1 6 (60.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) QMS
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Korn
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (20.00%) OpenView
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (60.00%) BEA
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) F5
2 6 (60.00%) Sun
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (40.00%) EMC
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) BMC
5 2 (20.00%) Cognos
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Opsware
5 2 (20.00%) Qualys
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft