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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
England / North West
Rank 96 84 100
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16  
Contract jobs citing AIX 34 76 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 1.99% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.26% 8.95% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 18
Median daily rate £390 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £329 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -1.28%  

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 468 849 776
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.00% 22.21% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 439 371
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £230 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 68 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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
Cheshire +20 15 £395 -9.65% 1
Manchester -7 14 £365 -20.65% 2
Lancashire +13 4 £535 +78.33%
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 73 (76.04%) Linux
2 54 (56.25%) Unix
2 54 (56.25%) Windows
3 30 (31.25%) Migration
4 29 (30.21%) Middleware
5 27 (28.13%) ITIL
6 26 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (23.96%) Oracle
7 23 (23.96%) Solaris
8 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
9 21 (21.88%) IBM
9 21 (21.88%) HPUX
9 21 (21.88%) Finance
9 21 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (19.79%) Windows XP
10 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
11 18 (18.75%) Java
11 18 (18.75%) Perl
11 18 (18.75%) SQL
11 18 (18.75%) Banking
11 18 (18.75%) Service Management
11 18 (18.75%) WebSphere
12 16 (16.67%) SCOM
12 16 (16.67%) Clustering
12 16 (16.67%) DB2
12 16 (16.67%) Web Services
13 15 (15.63%) Red Hat
13 15 (15.63%) Release Management
13 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (14.58%) Netcool

AIX
Top Related 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 18 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 12 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (4.17%) CICS
4 4 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.13%) IIS
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.04%) JBoss
7 1 (1.04%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.04%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) IaaS
1 11 (11.46%) PaaS
1 11 (11.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) SAN
2 7 (7.29%) DNS
3 5 (5.21%) Internet
4 4 (4.17%) HTTP
4 4 (4.17%) SSL
4 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.13%) Firewall
5 3 (3.13%) LAN
5 3 (3.13%) LDAP
5 3 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (3.13%) WAN
6 2 (2.08%) SMTP
6 2 (2.08%) SNMP
7 1 (1.04%) DHCP
7 1 (1.04%) DMZ
7 1 (1.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.67%) DB2
3 13 (13.54%) NoSQL
3 13 (13.54%) Relational Database
4 12 (12.50%) Big Data
4 12 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.17%) GIS
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 21 (21.88%) Finance
2 18 (18.75%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (18.75%) Architect
2 12 (12.50%) Analyst
3 8 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Operational Support Analyst
4 7 (7.29%) Operations Analyst
4 7 (7.29%) Operations Support Analyst
4 7 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (7.29%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.25%) Administrator
5 6 (6.25%) Consultant
5 6 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.21%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (5.21%) Linux Consultant
6 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.21%) Middleware
2 16 (16.67%) Web Services
3 12 (12.50%) J2EE
3 12 (12.50%) JSON
3 12 (12.50%) XML
4 6 (6.25%) Regular Expression
5 5 (5.21%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.08%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.04%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (16.67%) Clustering
3 12 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 11 (11.46%) Data Centre
5 10 (10.42%) HACMP
6 9 (9.38%) Tandem
7 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.13%) PKI
9 2 (2.08%) CESG
9 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (76.04%) Linux
2 54 (56.25%) Unix
2 54 (56.25%) Windows
3 23 (23.96%) Solaris
4 21 (21.88%) HPUX
4 21 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (19.79%) Windows XP
6 13 (13.54%) Windows 2000
7 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) Migration
2 27 (28.13%) ITIL
3 18 (18.75%) Service Management
4 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.63%) Release Management
5 12 (12.50%) Change Management
5 12 (12.50%) Data Management
5 12 (12.50%) ITSM
5 12 (12.50%) SOA
6 11 (11.46%) Microservices
6 11 (11.46%) Open Source
6 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.38%) Data Analysis
7 9 (9.38%) DevOps
7 9 (9.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 9 (9.38%) Problem Management
8 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.29%) Asset Management
9 7 (7.29%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.29%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.75%) Java
1 18 (18.75%) Perl
1 18 (18.75%) SQL
2 12 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.29%) Korn
4 6 (6.25%) Bourne shell
4 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.25%) VBScript
5 3 (3.13%) Jython
6 1 (1.04%) C
6 1 (1.04%) JCL
6 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.17%) RHCSA
5 3 (3.13%) ISEB
6 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) PMO
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) PowerHA
2 9 (9.38%) GPFS
3 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (16.67%) SCOM
2 14 (14.58%) Netcool
3 8 (8.33%) Tivoli
4 7 (7.29%) IBM BigFix
5 6 (6.25%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.08%) SmoothWall
7 1 (1.04%) Control-M
7 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.04%) Puppet
7 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Oracle
2 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 21 (21.88%) IBM
4 15 (15.63%) Red Hat
5 13 (13.54%) CA
6 11 (11.46%) Veritas
7 9 (9.38%) HP
8 7 (7.29%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.13%) Cisco
9 3 (3.13%) Citrix
9 3 (3.13%) Juniper
10 2 (2.08%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.04%) BMC
11 1 (1.04%) Kofax
11 1 (1.04%) NetApp
11 1 (1.04%) SAP
11 1 (1.04%) VMware
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