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 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
England / North East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 50 55
Rank change year-on-year -29 +5  
Contract jobs citing AIX 5 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.69% 2.65% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.45% 15.13% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 5
Median daily rate £544 £295 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.32% -7.81%  
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 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 204 152 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 28.14% 17.49% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 85 69
Median daily rate £390 £290 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -16.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 18
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £12.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £15.25 £16.50
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in the North East over the 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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 -30 5 £544 +84.32%
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 102 (97.14%) Linux
2 83 (79.05%) Unix
3 76 (72.38%) Windows
4 56 (53.33%) ITIL
4 56 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (52.38%) DevOps
5 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (47.62%) WebSphere
7 44 (41.90%) IaaS
7 44 (41.90%) Open Source
7 44 (41.90%) SaaS
7 44 (41.90%) PaaS
8 42 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 40 (38.10%) MS Excel
9 40 (38.10%) Change Management
9 40 (38.10%) MS PowerPoint
10 37 (35.24%) Data Management
10 37 (35.24%) Service Management
11 36 (34.29%) Windows 2000
11 36 (34.29%) Windows XP
12 35 (33.33%) Problem Management
13 34 (32.38%) SQL
14 33 (31.43%) Oracle
14 33 (31.43%) IBM
15 32 (30.48%) PRINCE2
16 31 (29.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 27 (25.71%) SLA
17 27 (25.71%) ITSM
18 26 (24.76%) Solaris
18 26 (24.76%) Java

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 50 (47.62%) WebSphere
2 20 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 17 (16.19%) JBoss
4 13 (12.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (8.57%) Oracle Application Server
6 8 (7.62%) Confluence
7 6 (5.71%) SAS
7 6 (5.71%) Tuxedo
8 5 (4.76%) Apache
8 5 (4.76%) WildFly
9 3 (2.86%) FileNet
9 3 (2.86%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.90%) IIS
10 2 (1.90%) Jetty
10 2 (1.90%) Mongrel
10 2 (1.90%) nginx
10 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (38.10%) MS Excel
1 40 (38.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (10.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.95%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 44 (41.90%) IaaS
1 44 (41.90%) PaaS
1 44 (41.90%) SaaS
2 5 (4.76%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.90%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.14%) LDAP
2 15 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 12 (11.43%) SSL
4 4 (3.81%) DNS
5 3 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.86%) IP Telephony
5 3 (2.86%) SAN
6 2 (1.90%) DHCP
6 2 (1.90%) FTP
6 2 (1.90%) HTTP
6 2 (1.90%) IPsec
6 2 (1.90%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.90%) Network Security
6 2 (1.90%) WAN
7 1 (0.95%) Firewall
7 1 (0.95%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) DB2
2 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.62%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.86%) MySQL
7 3 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (1.90%) Ingres
9 1 (0.95%) Adabas
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.95%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.95%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.62%) JIRA
3 5 (4.76%) CA Gen
4 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.90%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (19.05%) Operations Engineer
2 18 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (14.29%) Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) DBA
4 14 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 14 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 13 (12.38%) Operational Support Analyst
5 13 (12.38%) Operations Support Analyst
6 12 (11.43%) Support Engineer
7 10 (9.52%) Administrator
8 9 (8.57%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (7.62%) Architect
10 7 (6.67%) Product Engineer
10 7 (6.67%) Products Support Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) Applications Architect
11 6 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) Linux Support
12 5 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
13 4 (3.81%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) Software Packaging
2 11 (10.48%) Middleware
2 11 (10.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (3.81%) J2EE
5 2 (1.90%) .NET
5 2 (1.90%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.90%) LAMP
5 2 (1.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 56 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 12 (11.43%) Tandem
4 11 (10.48%) Management Information System
5 10 (9.52%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.86%) DataPower
7 2 (1.90%) Clustering
8 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (97.14%) Linux
2 83 (79.05%) Unix
3 76 (72.38%) Windows
4 36 (34.29%) Windows 2000
4 36 (34.29%) Windows XP
5 31 (29.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (24.76%) Solaris
7 15 (14.29%) zOS
8 14 (13.33%) HPUX
9 13 (12.38%) Windows Server
10 8 (7.62%) MVS
11 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.90%) OS/390
14 1 (0.95%) SUSE
14 1 (0.95%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.33%) ITIL
2 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (52.38%) DevOps
3 44 (41.90%) Open Source
4 40 (38.10%) Change Management
5 37 (35.24%) Data Management
5 37 (35.24%) Service Management
6 35 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 32 (30.48%) PRINCE2
8 27 (25.71%) ITSM
9 22 (20.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 20 (19.05%) OO
11 18 (17.14%) Release Management
12 17 (16.19%) Change Control
13 15 (14.29%) High Availability
14 14 (13.33%) Configuration Management
15 13 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (12.38%) Data Analysis
16 12 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.38%) SQL
2 26 (24.76%) Java
3 23 (21.90%) Perl
4 12 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 10 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 10 (9.52%) VB
6 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.90%) C-shell
7 2 (1.90%) Korn
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) C++
8 1 (0.95%) NATURAL
8 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.90%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.71%) SLA
2 6 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.76%) Docker
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (1.90%) Samba
5 2 (1.90%) Xen
6 1 (0.95%) Firmware
6 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.95%) KVM
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 22 (20.95%) Puppet
2 20 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (7.62%) Tivoli
4 7 (6.67%) Control-M
5 5 (4.76%) Data Guard
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.86%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.95%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.95%) Simpana
7 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (31.43%) IBM
2 33 (31.43%) Oracle
3 24 (22.86%) HP
4 23 (21.90%) Red Hat
5 15 (14.29%) CA
6 14 (13.33%) Siebel
7 12 (11.43%) Axway
8 11 (10.48%) Informatica
8 11 (10.48%) Sun
9 8 (7.62%) Atlassian
10 7 (6.67%) VMware
11 5 (4.76%) Cisco
11 5 (4.76%) TIBCO
12 3 (2.86%) Genesys
12 3 (2.86%) Nortel
12 3 (2.86%) Verint
13 2 (1.90%) Brocade
13 2 (1.90%) Google
13 2 (1.90%) PlateSpin