The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 30 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 36
Contract jobs citing AIX 0 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 3.26% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 14.29% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 63 77 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 19.81% 22.85% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 47
Median daily rate £310 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £318 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Median hourly rate £16.09 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.92% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Merseyside

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Merseyside