Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 - +69
Contract jobs citing AIX 40 30 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.81% 4.53% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.16% 16.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 0
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

AIX is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 159 185 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 35.02% 27.95% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 115 133
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £302 £218 £205
90th Percentile £602 £498 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 17
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £14.57 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.80% -58.39% +94.44%
10th Percentile £37.35 £11.79 £13.10
90th Percentile £44.00 £43.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing AIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +11 37 £450 +5.88% 1
AIX
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 34 (85.00%) Migration
2 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (72.50%) Data Centre
4 28 (70.00%) SC Cleared
5 24 (60.00%) Solaris
6 19 (47.50%) HPUX
7 13 (32.50%) DNS
8 9 (22.50%) Clustering
8 9 (22.50%) Linux
9 8 (20.00%) Windows
9 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 7 (17.50%) Oracle
10 7 (17.50%) iSeries
11 6 (15.00%) PowerHA
11 6 (15.00%) GPFS
11 6 (15.00%) IBM
11 6 (15.00%) HACMP
12 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
12 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
13 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
13 4 (10.00%) Middleware
13 4 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (10.00%) Mainframe
13 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
13 4 (10.00%) Unix
13 4 (10.00%) Firewall
13 4 (10.00%) Identity Management
13 4 (10.00%) Finance
14 3 (7.50%) Validation
14 3 (7.50%) DB2

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 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) SSH
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) DB2
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQLPlus
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (15.00%) AIX Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Migration Architect
5 3 (7.50%) DBA
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (5.00%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Solaris Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Backup Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Defect Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Migration Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Migration Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (72.50%) Data Centre
2 9 (22.50%) Clustering
3 7 (17.50%) iSeries
4 6 (15.00%) HACMP
5 4 (10.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (5.00%) Replication
7 1 (2.50%) AS400
7 1 (2.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Solaris
2 19 (47.50%) HPUX
3 9 (22.50%) Linux
4 8 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (10.00%) Unix
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (7.50%) High Availability
3 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (7.50%) Validation
4 1 (2.50%) Change Control
4 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.50%) Runbook
4 1 (2.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (70.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) GPFS
1 6 (15.00%) PowerHA
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.50%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) VMware