Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 161 114
Rank change year-on-year -44 -47 +1
Contract jobs citing AIX 11 46 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.86% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.91% 4.38% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 27 75
North West median daily rate £335 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.99% +3.57% -1.18%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £325
90th Percentile £450 £500 £575
England median daily rate £453 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +13.13% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £60.00
England median hourly rate £30.50 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -32.22% +21.62% +9.63%

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 1,215 1,051 1,253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.19% 19.64% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 636 836
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £137 £175 £178
90th Percentile £575 £558 £550
England median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 105 79
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.41 £10.80
90th Percentile £31.86 £40.00 £42.75
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.03% +5.64% -

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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
Manchester -21 8 £375 -12.79% 2
Cheshire -10 3 £330 +17.86%
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 7 (63.64%) Solaris
3 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (27.27%) IBM Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas
5 3 (27.27%) HTTP
5 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Clustering
6 2 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Release Management
6 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (9.09%) Thought Leadership
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
7 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring

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 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) cXML
2 1 (9.09%) EDI
2 1 (9.09%) EDIFACT
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Solaris
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Proactive Management
3 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) CyberArk
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Talend