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 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
England / North East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 24 61
Rank change year-on-year -7 +37  
Contract jobs citing AIX 26 144 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.54% 9.01% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 20.51% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 106 5
Median daily rate £320 £283 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.18% +0.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% -10.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 130 702 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 22.69% 43.90% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 456 115
Median daily rate £324 £283 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.59% -5.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 45 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +104.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.00 £31.25
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 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 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
Tyne and Wear +1 24 £320 +13.77% 5
Durham - 2 - -
AIX
England

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 North East region with a requirement for AIX.

1 30 (96.77%) Linux
2 24 (77.42%) Solaris
2 24 (77.42%) Cisco
3 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
4 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
4 17 (54.84%) HP
4 17 (54.84%) Veritas
4 17 (54.84%) Windows
5 14 (45.16%) ITIL
5 14 (45.16%) Unix
5 14 (45.16%) EMC
6 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
6 13 (41.94%) SAN
6 13 (41.94%) EMC NetWorker
7 12 (38.71%) Brocade
7 12 (38.71%) HP Data Protector
7 12 (38.71%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (38.71%) Symantec
7 12 (38.71%) NetBackup
8 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
8 11 (35.48%) Oracle
8 11 (35.48%) HPUX
8 11 (35.48%) JBoss
9 10 (32.26%) IBM
9 10 (32.26%) Backup Exec
9 10 (32.26%) SUSE
9 10 (32.26%) Clustering
9 10 (32.26%) High Availability
10 9 (29.03%) F5
10 9 (29.03%) Veritas Volume Manager

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 11 (35.48%) JBoss
1 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
2 9 (29.03%) Apache
2 9 (29.03%) iPlanet
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) SAN
2 12 (38.71%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (29.03%) Firewall
3 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Adabas
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Backup Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Storage Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (19.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Integration Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.23%) DBA
7 1 (3.23%) Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) J2EE
2 2 (6.45%) Software Packaging
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Clustering
2 8 (25.81%) Replication
3 6 (19.35%) HP Storage
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Linux
2 24 (77.42%) Solaris
3 17 (54.84%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) Unix
5 11 (35.48%) HPUX
6 10 (32.26%) SUSE
7 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) High Availability
3 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
4 8 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (19.35%) Quality Management
5 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (9.68%) QMS
8 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.45%) Change Control
9 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.45%) DevOps
9 2 (6.45%) OO
10 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
2 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.23%) PowerHA
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) EMC NetWorker
2 12 (38.71%) HP Data Protector
2 12 (38.71%) NetBackup
3 10 (32.26%) Backup Exec
4 9 (29.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (25.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco
2 17 (54.84%) HP
2 17 (54.84%) Veritas
3 14 (45.16%) EMC
4 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
5 12 (38.71%) Brocade
5 12 (38.71%) Symantec
6 11 (35.48%) Oracle
7 10 (32.26%) IBM
8 9 (29.03%) F5
8 9 (29.03%) Sun
9 8 (25.81%) Veeam
10 5 (16.13%) Siebel
11 3 (9.68%) Genesys
11 3 (9.68%) Nortel
11 3 (9.68%) Verint
12 2 (6.45%) Axway
12 2 (6.45%) Informatica
12 2 (6.45%) NetApp
13 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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