The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 44 43
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1  
Contract jobs citing AIX 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.96% 2.10% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 6.12% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £535 £300 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.33% -28.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £300 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £389 £496
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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 147 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 18.63% 34.27% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 89 56
Median daily rate £428 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £465 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 13
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% +53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £43.00 £13.90
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 Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Lancashire

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Lancashire

AIX
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Preston 0 3 £525 +40.00%
AIX
North West

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for AIX.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) Windows XP
3 17 (60.71%) ITIL
4 16 (57.14%) Unix
4 16 (57.14%) Service Management
5 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (50.00%) Release Management
7 12 (42.86%) SQL
8 11 (39.29%) Solaris
8 11 (39.29%) Windows 2000
8 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
8 11 (39.29%) WebSphere
8 11 (39.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (35.71%) Data Management
9 10 (35.71%) ITSM
9 10 (35.71%) Middleware
9 10 (35.71%) HPUX
9 10 (35.71%) IaaS
9 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
9 10 (35.71%) Open Source
9 10 (35.71%) SaaS
9 10 (35.71%) PaaS
10 9 (32.14%) DevOps
10 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
10 9 (32.14%) Change Management
11 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
11 8 (28.57%) Tandem

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 11 (39.29%) WebSphere
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
1 11 (39.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) IaaS
1 10 (35.71%) PaaS
1 10 (35.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Big Data
1 6 (21.43%) DB2
1 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
1 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Monitoring Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Operational Support Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Operations Support Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Migration Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Service Architect
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) AIX Support
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Middleware
2 6 (21.43%) J2EE
2 6 (21.43%) JSON
2 6 (21.43%) Regular Expression
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (28.57%) Tandem
3 4 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows XP
3 16 (57.14%) Unix
4 11 (39.29%) Solaris
4 11 (39.29%) Windows 2000
5 10 (35.71%) HPUX
6 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) ITIL
2 16 (57.14%) Service Management
3 14 (50.00%) Release Management
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) Data Management
4 10 (35.71%) ITSM
4 10 (35.71%) Open Source
5 9 (32.14%) Change Management
5 9 (32.14%) DevOps
5 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
6 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
6 8 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Problem Management
7 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (21.43%) SOA
9 5 (17.86%) Microservices
10 4 (14.29%) Migration
10 4 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
11 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
11 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) Bourne shell
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) Korn
3 6 (21.43%) Perl
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (21.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Netcool
1 7 (25.00%) SCOM
1 7 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (21.43%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) HP
2 7 (25.00%) IBM
3 6 (21.43%) CA
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat