The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 26 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 39
Contract jobs citing AIX 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.93% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.85% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £434 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% -10.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 55 78 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 21.74% 24.07% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 36
Median daily rate £340 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.25% -13.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £160 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £494 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.84
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Kent

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for AIX.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) YAML
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Contingency Planning

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet