The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 28 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.

IBM AIX
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 22
Contract jobs citing AIX 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 5.32% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 26.32% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.36%  
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 Halifax with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10 19 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 13.33% 20.21% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 9
Median daily rate £440 £350 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +32.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £278 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £11.25 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -77.50%  
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 Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 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 Halifax region with a requirement for AIX.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality