Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 113 89
Rank change year-on-year -79 -24 +63
Contract jobs citing AIX 24 89 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 1.55% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.86% 7.79% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 63 99
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £365 £340 £328
90th Percentile £534 £534 £521
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.50 - £36.50

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 1,287 1,142 1,459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.66% 19.92% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 703 932
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £140 £161 £198
90th Percentile £538 £549 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 98 93
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +20.21% -7.26%
10th Percentile £11.06 £11.25 £10.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.83 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -45 9 £475 +5.56%
Merseyside - 6 £388 -
Manchester -27 5 £450 +12.50%
Cheshire -24 2 £463 +13.50%
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 18 (75.00%) Unix
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 14 (58.33%) Solaris
4 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
4 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) Oracle
6 9 (37.50%) IBM
6 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (33.33%) Migration
7 8 (33.33%) Windows
7 8 (33.33%) SAN
7 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 8 (33.33%) EMC
8 7 (29.17%) Sun
8 7 (29.17%) Web Services
8 7 (29.17%) DNS
9 6 (25.00%) SOA
9 6 (25.00%) JDeveloper
9 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (20.83%) Palo Alto
10 5 (20.83%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (20.83%) Firewall
10 5 (20.83%) BPEL
10 5 (20.83%) VLAN
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle BPEL
10 5 (20.83%) Active Directory

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 6 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
2 7 (29.17%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) DMZ
3 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) VLAN
4 3 (12.50%) HTTP
4 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) SMTP
5 1 (4.17%) SNMP
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (12.50%) DB2
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data
5 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JDeveloper
2 5 (20.83%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
1 6 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 4 (16.67%) SOA Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) IT Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.17%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Unix
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 14 (58.33%) Solaris
4 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 5 (20.83%) Windows NT
7 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (25.00%) SOA
3 5 (20.83%) BPEL
3 5 (20.83%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (4.17%) Microservices
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (4.17%) Server Management
7 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (4.17%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Jython
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (4.17%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) IBM
3 8 (33.33%) EMC
3 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 7 (29.17%) Sun
5 5 (20.83%) Hitachi
5 5 (20.83%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) Bomgar
7 1 (4.17%) CyberArk
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) Veritas
7 1 (4.17%) VMware