Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 106 99
Rank change year-on-year -79 -7 +50
Contract jobs citing AIX 34 101 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.59% 1.86% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.01% 9.40% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 64 73
North West median daily rate £406 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% - -
10th Percentile £321 £313 £310
90th Percentile £472 £555 £510
England median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £35.61 -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £35.61 £38.50
% change year-on-year -12.95% -7.50% -1.91%

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 1,131 1,074 1,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.54% 19.78% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 688 861
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £162 £191 £220
90th Percentile £563 £539 £510
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 90 131
North West median hourly rate £15.25 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.17% -1.56% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.40 £43.75 £40.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +5.20%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -33 12 £448 -14.76% 1
Cheshire -34 12 £345 -13.80% 2
Manchester -29 8 £380 +4.11%
Merseyside +17 2 £425 +3.03% 2
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 26 (76.47%) Linux
2 24 (70.59%) Unix
3 18 (52.94%) Windows
3 18 (52.94%) IBM
4 17 (50.00%) Solaris
5 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
6 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (38.24%) Red Hat
7 12 (35.29%) SAN
8 11 (32.35%) EMC
8 11 (32.35%) ITIL
8 11 (32.35%) Sun
9 10 (29.41%) DNS
10 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
10 8 (23.53%) Windows NT
10 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
10 8 (23.53%) Windows 2000
10 8 (23.53%) IIS
10 8 (23.53%) Web Services
10 8 (23.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 8 (23.53%) DMZ
10 8 (23.53%) Hitachi
10 8 (23.53%) Middleware
10 8 (23.53%) SCCM
10 8 (23.53%) Migration
10 8 (23.53%) VLAN
11 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (20.59%) Palo Alto
11 7 (20.59%) Change Management

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 (23.53%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) FileNet
3 2 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.94%) Gentran
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (14.71%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) SAN
2 10 (29.41%) DNS
3 8 (23.53%) DMZ
3 8 (23.53%) VLAN
4 7 (20.59%) Firewall
5 4 (11.76%) FTP
5 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.88%) HTTP
6 2 (5.88%) SMTP
6 2 (5.88%) SNMP
6 2 (5.88%) SSH
7 1 (2.94%) Skype
7 1 (2.94%) SSL
7 1 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Ant
1 2 (5.88%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Architect
1 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
1 5 (14.71%) Technical Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Technician
3 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) FileNet Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 6 (17.65%) ISPF
3 2 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (20.59%) Client/Server
2 6 (17.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Linux
2 24 (70.59%) Unix
3 18 (52.94%) Windows
4 17 (50.00%) Solaris
5 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (23.53%) Windows 2000
6 8 (23.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 8 (23.53%) Windows NT
6 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
8 4 (11.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) Change Management
3 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) BPEL
6 2 (5.88%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Decision-Making
6 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.88%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) JCL
1 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) Jython
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (11.76%) MCSE
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) IBM Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) IBM
2 13 (38.24%) Red Hat
3 11 (32.35%) EMC
3 11 (32.35%) Sun
4 8 (23.53%) Hitachi
5 7 (20.59%) Palo Alto
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) NetApp
8 2 (5.88%) HP
9 1 (2.94%) Cisco
9 1 (2.94%) Symantec
9 1 (2.94%) VMware