Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 September 2018 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 West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 90 99
Rank change year-on-year -90 +9 +66
Contract jobs citing AIX 33 127 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 2.19% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 10.69% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 83 85
North West median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - -4.49%
10th Percentile £363 £352 £350
90th Percentile £528 £548 £503
England median daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £11.23 -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £11.23 £37.00
% change year-on-year +176.17% -69.66% -7.50%

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,222 1,188 1,512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.97% 20.51% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 721 923
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £133 £185 £213
90th Percentile £538 £544 £525
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 100 100
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £16.06 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.26% +12.01% -4.40%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.85%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for AIX in the North West

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in the North West

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in the North West

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in the North West

AIX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Lancashire -36 16 £475 +2.15%
Merseyside +25 7 £400 -3.03%
Manchester -43 5 £350 -12.50%
Cheshire -36 3 £463 +10.12%
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for AIX.

1 24 (72.73%) Unix
2 23 (69.70%) Linux
3 21 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 21 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 20 (60.61%) Solaris
5 16 (48.48%) Red Hat
5 16 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (45.45%) SAN
6 15 (45.45%) EMC
7 14 (42.42%) IBM
7 14 (42.42%) Sun
7 14 (42.42%) Windows
8 13 (39.39%) DNS
9 12 (36.36%) Web Services
9 12 (36.36%) Oracle
10 10 (30.30%) IIS
10 10 (30.30%) Windows 2000
10 10 (30.30%) Windows NT
10 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
10 10 (30.30%) Hitachi
10 10 (30.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 10 (30.30%) DMZ
10 10 (30.30%) VLAN
11 9 (27.27%) Firewall
11 9 (27.27%) Migration
11 9 (27.27%) Client/Server
11 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
11 9 (27.27%) Palo Alto
11 9 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (24.24%) SCCM

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (30.30%) IIS
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) SAN
2 13 (39.39%) DNS
3 10 (30.30%) DMZ
3 10 (30.30%) VLAN
4 9 (27.27%) Firewall
5 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.09%) HTTP
7 2 (6.06%) SMTP
7 2 (6.06%) SNMP
8 1 (3.03%) Skype
8 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (12.12%) DB2
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JDeveloper
2 6 (18.18%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Architect
1 8 (24.24%) Technical Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SOA Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Server Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) Middleware
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.06%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) JSON
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
5 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Unix
2 23 (69.70%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) Solaris
4 16 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (42.42%) Windows
6 10 (30.30%) Windows 2000
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 10 (30.30%) Windows NT
7 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
8 5 (15.15%) HPUX
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Migration
1 9 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (21.21%) SOA
3 6 (18.18%) BPEL
3 6 (18.18%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Change Data Capture
7 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
1 2 (6.06%) Java
1 2 (6.06%) Jython
1 2 (6.06%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 21 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) MCSE
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (3.03%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.03%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Red Hat
2 15 (45.45%) EMC
3 14 (42.42%) IBM
3 14 (42.42%) Sun
4 12 (36.36%) Oracle
5 10 (30.30%) Hitachi
6 9 (27.27%) Palo Alto
7 4 (12.12%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) VMware
9 1 (3.03%) Bomgar
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco
9 1 (3.03%) Dell
9 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.03%) SAP
9 1 (3.03%) Symantec
9 1 (3.03%) Veritas