The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 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.

IBM AIX
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 66 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Contract jobs citing AIX 1 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.59% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 2.07% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £500 £430 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.27% -18.09%  
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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 120 290 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 18.24% 28.54% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 173 136
Median daily rate £463 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.71% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
Median hourly rate £24.21 £32.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.52% +124.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £14.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Reading

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for AIX.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) Unix
3 14 (87.50%) VMware
4 13 (81.25%) Mainframe
4 13 (81.25%) Solaris
4 13 (81.25%) IBM
4 13 (81.25%) EMC
4 13 (81.25%) SAN
4 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (75.00%) EMC VNX
5 12 (75.00%) EMC VMAX
5 12 (75.00%) Shell Script
5 12 (75.00%) NetApp
5 12 (75.00%) Cisco
5 12 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
7 10 (62.50%) Law
8 8 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
10 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle
10 2 (12.50%) Citrix
10 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
11 1 (6.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 1 (6.25%) Contingency Planning
11 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (62.50%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Control Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Manager
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Mainframe
2 12 (75.00%) EMC VMAX
2 12 (75.00%) EMC VNX
2 12 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) AS400
4 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) Unix
4 13 (81.25%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Facilities Management
3 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) EMC
2 13 (81.25%) IBM
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 12 (75.00%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Axway
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Informatica
5 1 (6.25%) Progress
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Siebel