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 25 June 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 92 85
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7  
Contract jobs citing AIX 8 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.53% 0.13% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.42% 0.70% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £463 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.35% +13.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £422
% change year-on-year +7.89% -9.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.06% -6.25%  

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 331 284 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 21.96% 18.72% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 156 165
Median daily rate £338 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £615 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 36
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £11.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in the East Midlands

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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 25 June 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 - 4 £200 -
Leicestershire -7 3 £475 +20.25%
Northamptonshire -3 1 - -
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Solaris
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Veritas
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (30.00%) Retek
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (30.00%) Sun
5 3 (30.00%) MQSeries
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (30.00%) ProC
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) SSH
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Tcl
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Python

AIX
Co-occurring 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 3 (30.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (10.00%) iPlanet
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) SSH
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) ProC
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) C Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Grid Computing
1 1 (10.00%) HP Storage
1 1 (10.00%) HP StoreVirtual
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) HPUX
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) QMS
4 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) Korn
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Tcl
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Veritas
3 3 (30.00%) Retek
3 3 (30.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (10.00%) BEA
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Cognos
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Opsware
5 1 (10.00%) Qualys
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) VMware