The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
England / South West
Rank 119 130 129
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing AIX 14 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.17% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.10% 0.77% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Median daily rate £455 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £630 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 452 652 586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.66% 22.73% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 389 291
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 73 80
Median hourly rate £16.38 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.93% +13.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.72 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £46.27 £37.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in the South West

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in the South West

AIX
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 7 - -
Somerset +5 4 £403 -10.55%
Wiltshire 0 2 £490 +30.66%
Bristol - 1 £460 -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for AIX.

1 21 (61.76%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Oracle
2 20 (58.82%) IBM
3 15 (44.12%) Oracle Database
4 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
4 14 (41.18%) Red Hat
5 13 (38.24%) ITIL
5 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (35.29%) Ant
7 11 (32.35%) Perl
7 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
8 10 (29.41%) Kerberos
8 10 (29.41%) VBScript
8 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 10 (29.41%) IIS
8 10 (29.41%) Domain Models
8 10 (29.41%) GlassFish
8 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
8 10 (29.41%) Subversion
9 9 (26.47%) SQL
10 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
10 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
11 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
12 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
12 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
12 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
13 4 (11.76%) Release Management
13 4 (11.76%) PeopleSoft HRMS
13 4 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (11.76%) Unix

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
2 10 (29.41%) GlassFish
2 10 (29.41%) IIS
3 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Kerberos
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
3 3 (8.82%) SNMP
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) Oracle Database
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
3 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Ant
2 10 (29.41%) Subversion
3 4 (11.76%) PeopleTools
4 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Applications Support
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.82%) PeopleSoft Developer
6 2 (5.88%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) ArcSight Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Middleware Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Perl Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Unix
4 3 (8.82%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Domain Models
3 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Release Management
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.94%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.94%) DNA
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Perl
2 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 10 (29.41%) VBScript
3 9 (26.47%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) PeopleCode
4 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.82%) SQR
5 1 (2.94%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Nagios
2 2 (5.88%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) IBM
1 20 (58.82%) Oracle
2 14 (41.18%) Red Hat
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Bluefish Communications
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (2.94%) Talend