The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 26 16 16
Rank change year-on-year -10 0  
Contract jobs citing AIX 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.63% 1.92% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.50% 7.69% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £365 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% +11.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 40 26 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 25.00% 25.00% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 21
Median daily rate £435 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.84% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £90 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.40 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.57% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £47.83 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AIX in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Portsmouth

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AIX in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Portsmouth

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for AIX.

1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) DB2
4 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (33.33%) SWIFT
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) PMP
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (8.33%) LPAR

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Test Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Architect
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Change Control
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Server Building
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PMP
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas