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 3 months to 22 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 West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 65 120
Rank change year-on-year +2 +55  
Contract jobs citing AIX 77 104 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.63% 2.71% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.90% 12.90% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 57 20
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £371 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% -10.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.23 - -
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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 647 806 811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.07% 20.97% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 472 420
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 93
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.66 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £21.00 £20.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 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
Lancashire +18 45 £488 +14.70%
Cheshire -1 17 £420 -1.17% 1
Manchester -4 14 £400 -5.88% 1
Merseyside -10 1 £413 -17.91%
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for AIX.

1 62 (55.86%) Linux
2 54 (48.65%) Migration
3 53 (47.75%) Solaris
4 50 (45.05%) Unix
5 48 (43.24%) HPUX
6 41 (36.94%) Data Centre
7 37 (33.33%) Windows
8 31 (27.93%) Mainframe
9 27 (24.32%) IBM
9 27 (24.32%) SC Cleared
9 27 (24.32%) Security Cleared
10 25 (22.52%) Middleware
11 21 (18.92%) Finance
11 21 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (17.12%) Banking
13 15 (13.51%) Veritas
13 15 (13.51%) SAN
14 13 (11.71%) Clustering
14 13 (11.71%) HP
14 13 (11.71%) ITIL
15 12 (10.81%) DNS
15 12 (10.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
17 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
17 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
17 10 (9.01%) SCOM
18 9 (8.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 9 (8.11%) Red Hat
19 8 (7.21%) CA
19 8 (7.21%) Cisco

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 8 (7.21%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.60%) IIS
2 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.90%) Apache
4 1 (0.90%) FileNet
4 1 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.90%) SAS
4 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Maximo
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) SAN
2 12 (10.81%) DNS
3 7 (6.31%) SSL
4 6 (5.41%) SSH
5 5 (4.50%) Firewall
5 5 (4.50%) FTP
5 5 (4.50%) HTTP
5 5 (4.50%) LAN
5 5 (4.50%) LDAP
5 5 (4.50%) WAN
6 4 (3.60%) Internet
6 4 (3.60%) PuTTY
6 4 (3.60%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.60%) tcpdump
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.80%) DMZ
8 2 (1.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) DB2
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.80%) GIS
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.90%) MySQL
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.90%) JUnit
General
1 21 (18.92%) Finance
2 19 (17.12%) Banking
3 6 (5.41%) Local Government
4 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) Architect
2 14 (12.61%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (11.71%) Analyst
4 8 (7.21%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (7.21%) Unix Analyst
5 6 (5.41%) Administrator
5 6 (5.41%) Developer
6 5 (4.50%) AIX Specialist
6 5 (4.50%) DBA
6 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (4.50%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.50%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (4.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.60%) AIX Administrator
7 4 (3.60%) AIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.60%) Migration Architect
7 4 (3.60%) Security Officer
7 4 (3.60%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.52%) Middleware
2 4 (3.60%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.90%) Apache CXF
4 1 (0.90%) Web Services
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (36.94%) Data Centre
2 31 (27.93%) Mainframe
3 13 (11.71%) Clustering
4 8 (7.21%) PKI
5 6 (5.41%) Replication
6 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.60%) HACMP
7 4 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.70%) AS400
8 3 (2.70%) CESG
8 3 (2.70%) iSeries
9 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (55.86%) Linux
2 53 (47.75%) Solaris
3 50 (45.05%) Unix
4 48 (43.24%) HPUX
5 37 (33.33%) Windows
6 21 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.21%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.70%) zOS
10 1 (0.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.65%) Migration
2 13 (11.71%) ITIL
3 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
3 7 (6.31%) Software Asset Management
3 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (3.60%) Data Migration
4 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (3.60%) Information Security
4 4 (3.60%) Information Security Management
4 4 (3.60%) Risk Management
4 4 (3.60%) Security Management
4 4 (3.60%) Statistics
4 4 (3.60%) Test Strategy
5 3 (2.70%) Change Control
5 3 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 3 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (2.70%) Problem Management
5 3 (2.70%) Project Management
5 3 (2.70%) Security Patching
5 3 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.21%) Java
1 8 (7.21%) Perl
2 7 (6.31%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.50%) JCL
4 4 (3.60%) SQL
5 3 (2.70%) C
6 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (24.32%) SC Cleared
1 27 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.60%) ISEB
3 2 (1.80%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (4.50%) PowerHA
3 5 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.60%) GPFS
5 2 (1.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.90%) Firmware
6 1 (0.90%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (9.01%) SCOM
3 7 (6.31%) IBM BigFix
3 7 (6.31%) Netcool
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (3.60%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.70%) Forum Sentry
5 3 (2.70%) SmoothWall
6 2 (1.80%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.90%) Ansible
7 1 (0.90%) Control-M
7 1 (0.90%) Nagios
7 1 (0.90%) Puppet
7 1 (0.90%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) IBM
2 15 (13.51%) Veritas
3 13 (11.71%) HP
4 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.11%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.21%) CA
6 8 (7.21%) Cisco
6 8 (7.21%) Citrix
6 8 (7.21%) Oracle
7 7 (6.31%) ServiceNow
8 5 (4.50%) VMware
9 4 (3.60%) Juniper
10 3 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.70%) F5
10 3 (2.70%) McAfee
10 3 (2.70%) SAP
11 2 (1.80%) Kofax
11 2 (1.80%) NetApp
12 1 (0.90%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.90%) EMC
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