The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 April 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 of England
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 107 120
Rank change year-on-year -20 +13  
Contract jobs citing AIX 3 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.69% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.56% 3.18% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
Median daily rate £488 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £364 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £515 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £387 £400
% change year-on-year +9.81% -3.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £38.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -70.84% -2.53%  

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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 535 566 663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.50% 21.55% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 312 326
Median daily rate £349 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.35% +6.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 83 101
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in the East of England

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in the East of England

AIX
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 April 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
Bedfordshire -1 2 £488 +30.00%
Essex - 1 - -
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 of England region with a requirement for AIX.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) QAD
3 6 (37.50%) MFGPRO
4 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Progress
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (6.25%) iPad
7 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) CentOS
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.25%) SAP GRC
7 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (6.25%) LPAR
7 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (12.50%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MFGPRO
2 1 (6.25%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) MaxDB
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Progress DBA
6 1 (6.25%) AIX Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) LPAR
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Transformation
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) QAD
2 5 (31.25%) Progress
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) JDA
5 1 (6.25%) SAP