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 23 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 28 46
Rank change year-on-year +17 +18  
Contract jobs citing AIX 45 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 13.35% 4.26% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.14% 13.01% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 1
Median daily rate £488 £425 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -17.31%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 140 146 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 41.54% 32.74% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 90 86
Median daily rate £425 £411 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% +7.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 10
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £16.00 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in Lancashire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 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
Preston -1 42 £488 +14.70%
AIX
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for AIX.

1 44 (89.80%) Solaris
2 41 (83.67%) HPUX
3 36 (73.47%) Migration
4 33 (67.35%) Data Centre
5 27 (55.10%) SC Cleared
5 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
6 24 (48.98%) Linux
7 20 (40.82%) Mainframe
8 17 (34.69%) Windows
9 12 (24.49%) Middleware
10 11 (22.45%) DNS
11 9 (18.37%) HP
11 9 (18.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (16.33%) Unix
13 7 (14.29%) SAN
13 7 (14.29%) IBM
13 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
14 6 (12.24%) Replication
15 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
15 5 (10.20%) Oracle
15 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
15 5 (10.20%) DB2
15 5 (10.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
16 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
16 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
16 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
16 4 (8.16%) Cisco
17 3 (6.12%) Citrix
17 3 (6.12%) Tivoli

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 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.04%) FileNet
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) DNS
2 7 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (6.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (4.08%) SSH
4 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) DHCP
5 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) DB2
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) SQLPlus
General
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Architect
2 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (8.16%) Migration Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
4 3 (6.12%) DBA
4 3 (6.12%) Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.12%) Service Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Test Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (4.08%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (4.08%) Solaris Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 33 (67.35%) Data Centre
2 20 (40.82%) Mainframe
3 6 (12.24%) Replication
4 3 (6.12%) AS400
4 3 (6.12%) Clustering
4 3 (6.12%) iSeries
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Solaris
2 41 (83.67%) HPUX
3 24 (48.98%) Linux
4 17 (34.69%) Windows
5 8 (16.33%) Unix
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Migration
2 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
3 3 (6.12%) Change Control
3 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.08%) Network Design
4 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.08%) Time Management
5 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.04%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.04%) Test Management
5 1 (2.04%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
1 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) SC Cleared
1 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Forum Sentry
3 3 (6.12%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.08%) Data Guard
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) HP
2 7 (14.29%) IBM
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.12%) Citrix
5 3 (6.12%) F5
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 3 (6.12%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.04%) Brocade
6 1 (2.04%) CA
6 1 (2.04%) EMC