Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 21 78
Rank change year-on-year -5 +57 +13
Contract jobs citing AIX 83 253 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.77% 9.21% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.07% 21.59% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 183 16
North East median daily rate £328 £312 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +0.65% -11.43%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £200
90th Percentile £425 £400 £494
England median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% -
England median hourly rate - £36.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -13.10% +10.53%

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 376 1172 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.67% 42.65% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 796 257
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £195 £215 £213
90th Percentile £538 £475 £550
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 95 59
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +57.57% +7.70%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.63 £11.59
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.60 £39.60
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing AIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in the North East

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in the North East

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in the North East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in the North East

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in the North East

AIX
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the North East 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
Tyne and Wear -3 82 £330 +6.45%
AIX
England

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 North East region with a requirement for AIX.

1 81 (97.59%) Linux
2 62 (74.70%) HP
2 62 (74.70%) Security Cleared
3 61 (73.49%) Solaris
4 56 (67.47%) Unix
5 55 (66.27%) SC Cleared
6 52 (62.65%) Red Hat
7 50 (60.24%) Cisco
8 47 (56.63%) Oracle
9 45 (54.22%) WebLogic
9 45 (54.22%) JBoss
10 39 (46.99%) SAN
11 38 (45.78%) Sun
11 38 (45.78%) ITIL
12 36 (43.37%) Windows
12 36 (43.37%) IBM
13 34 (40.96%) Veritas
14 33 (39.76%) HPUX
15 31 (37.35%) Apache
15 31 (37.35%) Tomcat
15 31 (37.35%) iPlanet
15 31 (37.35%) SUSE
16 29 (34.94%) Clustering
16 29 (34.94%) Oracle Application Server
16 29 (34.94%) J2EE
17 27 (32.53%) TCP/IP
17 27 (32.53%) Symantec
17 27 (32.53%) NetBackup
17 27 (32.53%) Firewall
17 27 (32.53%) HP Data Protector

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 45 (54.22%) JBoss
1 45 (54.22%) WebLogic
2 31 (37.35%) Apache
2 31 (37.35%) iPlanet
2 31 (37.35%) Tomcat
3 29 (34.94%) Oracle Application Server
4 13 (15.66%) WebSphere
4 13 (15.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (9.64%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (9.64%) MQSeries
5 8 (9.64%) OpenStack
5 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
6 7 (8.43%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (6.02%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (4.82%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 13 (15.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 39 (46.99%) SAN
2 27 (32.53%) Firewall
2 27 (32.53%) TCP/IP
3 26 (31.33%) Fibre Channel
4 14 (16.87%) LDAP
5 11 (13.25%) DNS
6 8 (9.64%) FCoE
6 8 (9.64%) iSCSI
6 8 (9.64%) NAS
6 8 (9.64%) X.21
7 6 (7.23%) WAN
8 5 (6.02%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (6.02%) Network Security
8 5 (6.02%) SSL
9 2 (2.41%) VLAN
10 1 (1.20%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (1.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Backup Engineer
2 23 (27.71%) Unix Engineer
3 22 (26.51%) AIX Engineer
4 15 (18.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (18.07%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 15 (18.07%) Storage Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) Solaris Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.82%) Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) NetBackup Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) EMC Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) HPUX Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Project Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Solaris Administrator
10 2 (2.41%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Unix Administrator
10 2 (2.41%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.94%) J2EE
2 13 (15.66%) Software Packaging
2 13 (15.66%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.94%) Clustering
2 17 (20.48%) Replication
3 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
4 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (13.25%) Private Cloud
6 9 (10.84%) HP Storage
7 5 (6.02%) DataPower
7 5 (6.02%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.20%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 81 (97.59%) Linux
2 61 (73.49%) Solaris
3 56 (67.47%) Unix
4 36 (43.37%) Windows
5 33 (39.76%) HPUX
6 31 (37.35%) SUSE
7 20 (24.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.20%) Debian
8 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) ITIL
2 27 (32.53%) High Availability
3 24 (28.92%) Load Balancing
4 19 (22.89%) OO
5 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (20.48%) DevOps
7 15 (18.07%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (15.66%) Quality Management
9 12 (14.46%) QMS
10 11 (13.25%) Unit Testing
11 9 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (9.64%) Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (8.43%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (6.02%) Workflow
15 4 (4.82%) Change Control
15 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
15 4 (4.82%) Requirements Management
15 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
16 1 (1.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 1 (1.20%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) Perl
2 16 (19.28%) Korn
3 14 (16.87%) Bash Shell
3 14 (16.87%) C-shell
4 11 (13.25%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.23%) SQL
6 5 (6.02%) Java
7 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (74.70%) Security Cleared
2 55 (66.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 16 (19.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 15 (18.07%) Hyper-V
2 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.66%) KVM
4 10 (12.05%) Samba
5 8 (9.64%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.20%) Firmware
6 1 (1.20%) NFS
6 1 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (32.53%) HP Data Protector
1 27 (32.53%) NetBackup
2 26 (31.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 19 (22.89%) Backup Exec
3 19 (22.89%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (22.89%) Puppet
4 17 (20.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 16 (19.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (9.64%) OpenView
7 5 (6.02%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (74.70%) HP
2 52 (62.65%) Red Hat
3 50 (60.24%) Cisco
4 47 (56.63%) Oracle
5 38 (45.78%) Sun
6 36 (43.37%) IBM
7 34 (40.96%) Veritas
8 27 (32.53%) Symantec
9 26 (31.33%) Brocade
9 26 (31.33%) EMC
10 24 (28.92%) F5
11 17 (20.48%) Veeam
12 16 (19.28%) VMware
13 15 (18.07%) PlateSpin
14 13 (15.66%) Axway
14 13 (15.66%) Informatica
14 13 (15.66%) Siebel
15 8 (9.64%) Cognos
15 8 (9.64%) Opsware
16 3 (3.61%) Borland