Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 84 88
Rank change year-on-year -89 +4 +77
Contract jobs citing AIX 42 122 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 2.16% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.52% 10.63% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 83 93
North West median daily rate £425 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +11.11%
10th Percentile £344 £313 £351
90th Percentile £523 £538 £503
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £11.23 -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £11.23 £38.50
% change year-on-year +176.17% -70.84% -3.75%

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 1,194 1,148 1,650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.42% 20.30% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 715 923
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £155 £170 £225
90th Percentile £563 £538 £512
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 101 119
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.45 £44.00 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.14% +1.85% +2.10%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -32 19 £475 -5.00%
Cheshire -34 8 £326 -20.12%
Merseyside +27 7 £400 -3.03%
Manchester -43 6 £365 -7.59% 1
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 29 (69.05%) Unix
2 27 (64.29%) Linux
3 24 (57.14%) Solaris
3 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 19 (45.24%) Red Hat
5 18 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (40.48%) EMC
6 17 (40.48%) SAN
6 17 (40.48%) Windows
7 16 (38.10%) Sun
8 15 (35.71%) IBM
9 14 (33.33%) DNS
9 14 (33.33%) Migration
10 13 (30.95%) Web Services
11 12 (28.57%) Oracle
12 11 (26.19%) IIS
12 11 (26.19%) Windows 2000
12 11 (26.19%) Windows NT
12 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
12 11 (26.19%) Hitachi
12 11 (26.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 11 (26.19%) DMZ
12 11 (26.19%) VLAN
12 11 (26.19%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (23.81%) Palo Alto
13 10 (23.81%) Firewall
13 10 (23.81%) Client/Server
13 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
13 10 (23.81%) ITIL

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 11 (26.19%) IIS
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (11.90%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) SAN
2 14 (33.33%) DNS
3 11 (26.19%) DMZ
3 11 (26.19%) VLAN
4 10 (23.81%) Firewall
5 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.76%) HTTP
6 2 (4.76%) SMTP
6 2 (4.76%) SNMP
6 2 (4.76%) SSH
7 1 (2.38%) FTP
7 1 (2.38%) Skype
7 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (7.14%) DB2
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) JDeveloper
2 6 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Architect
1 9 (21.43%) Technical Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 4 (9.52%) SOA Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) IT Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Web Services
2 4 (9.52%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.38%) ISPF
4 1 (2.38%) J2EE
4 1 (2.38%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) LDAP
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.14%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.38%) DataPower
6 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Unix
2 27 (64.29%) Linux
3 24 (57.14%) Solaris
4 18 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (40.48%) Windows
6 11 (26.19%) Windows 2000
6 11 (26.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 11 (26.19%) Windows NT
7 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
8 6 (14.29%) HPUX
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Migration
2 11 (26.19%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (23.81%) ITIL
4 8 (19.05%) Project Management
5 7 (16.67%) SOA
6 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) BPEL
6 6 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 5 (11.90%) DevOps
7 5 (11.90%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) Change Management
8 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.76%) Decision-Making
9 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.76%) Resource Allocation
9 2 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.76%) Test Management
10 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C
1 2 (4.76%) Java
1 2 (4.76%) Jython
1 2 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) JCL
2 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) MCSE
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.38%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Red Hat
2 17 (40.48%) EMC
3 16 (38.10%) Sun
4 15 (35.71%) IBM
5 12 (28.57%) Oracle
6 11 (26.19%) Hitachi
7 10 (23.81%) Palo Alto
8 5 (11.90%) NetApp
9 2 (4.76%) HP
9 2 (4.76%) VMware
10 1 (2.38%) Bomgar
10 1 (2.38%) Cisco
10 1 (2.38%) Dell
10 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.38%) Symantec