Period
to 22 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 22 February 2020 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 of England
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 244 286 205
Rank change year-on-year +42 -81 -87
Contract jobs citing AIX 14 33 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.16% 0.27% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.72% 1.30% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 71
North of England median daily rate £359 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £280
90th Percentile £384 £522 £450
England median daily rate £485 £455 £400
% change year-on-year +6.59% +13.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.43% -22.22% +13.92%

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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,950 2,531 2,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 22.88% 21.07% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,167 1,541 1,428
North of England median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £140 £156 £160
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £415 £433 £425
% change year-on-year -4.05% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 244 195
North of England median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.25 £34.63 £37.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £17.30
% change year-on-year +2.19% -1.01% +4.85%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for AIX in the North of England

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in the North of England

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in the North of England

AIX
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. 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
North West +48 13 £368 +9.85% 2
North East - 2 £350 -
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for AIX.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Solaris
3 8 (57.14%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (50.00%) Project Delivery
5 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 6 (42.86%) Clustering
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) IBM
6 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
6 5 (35.71%) Retail
6 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) High Availability
7 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
7 4 (28.57%) SSH
7 4 (28.57%) TIBCO
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) zOS
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) Internet
7 4 (28.57%) FTP
7 4 (28.57%) C
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) FTP
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
1 4 (28.57%) SSH
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Support
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Support
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (21.43%) HACMP
4 2 (14.29%) LPAR
5 1 (7.14%) iSeries
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Solaris
3 8 (57.14%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) zOS
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (28.57%) B2B
4 4 (28.57%) High Availability
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Security Hardening
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Cloud Operations
6 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 4 (28.57%) C
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) TIBCO
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) BMC
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Serena