Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 111 108
Rank change year-on-year -50 -3 +43
Contract jobs citing AIX 44 104 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.82% 1.76% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.21% 8.56% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 77 63
North West median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - -
10th Percentile £283 £325 £300
90th Percentile £500 £575 £486
England median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £60.00 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year +13.92% +17.04% -12.34%

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 1,044 1,215 1,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.39% 20.53% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 814 860
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £175 £175 £205
90th Percentile £563 £550 £513
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 76 180
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +17.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.69 £11.24
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.13 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.30 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.85% - +3.13%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +1 20 £450 +9.76% 1
Cheshire -21 14 £286 -32.82% 3
Manchester -24 10 £435 +2.35%
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 21 (47.73%) IBM
1 21 (47.73%) Migration
2 20 (45.45%) Unix
2 20 (45.45%) Linux
3 19 (43.18%) Windows
4 17 (38.64%) Solaris
4 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
4 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
4 17 (38.64%) Data Centre
5 13 (29.55%) Clustering
6 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 11 (25.00%) ITIL
6 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (20.45%) Middleware
7 9 (20.45%) Oracle
8 8 (18.18%) HPUX
8 8 (18.18%) Mainframe
8 8 (18.18%) Change Management
8 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
9 7 (15.91%) Time Sharing Option
9 7 (15.91%) GPFS
9 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (15.91%) PowerHA
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
9 7 (15.91%) Firewall
9 7 (15.91%) ISPF
9 7 (15.91%) HACMP
9 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
9 7 (15.91%) JCL
9 7 (15.91%) DNS

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 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.09%) FileNet
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.27%) Gentran
5 1 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) DNS
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) SAN
3 4 (9.09%) FTP
4 3 (6.82%) VLAN
5 2 (4.55%) DMZ
5 2 (4.55%) SSH
5 2 (4.55%) SSL
5 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.27%) HTTP
6 1 (2.27%) Internet
6 1 (2.27%) LAN
6 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.27%) SMTP
6 1 (2.27%) SNMP
6 1 (2.27%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (9.09%) FileNet Specialist
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technician
3 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Migration Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (4.55%) DBA
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Middleware Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (4.55%) Solaris Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Middleware
2 7 (15.91%) ISPF
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.27%) LDAP
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Data Centre
2 13 (29.55%) Clustering
3 8 (18.18%) Mainframe
4 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (15.91%) HACMP
5 6 (13.64%) iSeries
6 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.55%) DataPower
6 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.27%) CESG
7 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
7 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Linux
1 20 (45.45%) Unix
2 19 (43.18%) Windows
3 17 (38.64%) Solaris
4 8 (18.18%) HPUX
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (4.55%) Windows NT
6 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Migration
2 11 (25.00%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) Change Management
4 5 (11.36%) Identity Management
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (6.82%) High Availability
6 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
8 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.27%) Information Security
8 1 (2.27%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.27%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.27%) Security Management
8 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) JCL
1 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) Jython
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
1 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (9.09%) IBM Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) GPFS
1 7 (15.91%) PowerHA
1 7 (15.91%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
1 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.27%) PowerBroker
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) IBM
2 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco
4 3 (6.82%) EMC
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Hitachi
5 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.55%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) McAfee
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas