Period
to 20 October 2018

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 6 months to 20 October 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 > South West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 184 194
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 +8
Contract jobs citing AIX 37 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.61% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.79% 1.43% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 10
South West median daily rate £530 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.27% +9.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £368 £378 £348
90th Percentile £676 £499 £536
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.00 - £36.50

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 South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,327 978 1,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.97% 17.79% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 568 740
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £155 £146 £135
90th Percentile £563 £494 £550
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 88 111
South West median hourly rate £29.25 £18.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.00% +19.05% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing AIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in the South West over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in the South West

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 October 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
Wiltshire - 26 £575 - 2
Somerset -1 4 - -
Bristol -21 3 - - 1
Devon - 3 £385 -
Dorset - 1 - -
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 South West region with a requirement for AIX.

1 26 (70.27%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) VMware
4 12 (32.43%) IBM
4 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
5 11 (29.73%) Unix
6 10 (27.03%) Finance
7 9 (24.32%) DataPower
7 9 (24.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 8 (21.62%) DevOps
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
8 8 (21.62%) Middleware
8 8 (21.62%) Python
8 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
8 8 (21.62%) zOS
9 7 (18.92%) SAML
9 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
9 7 (18.92%) Kerberos
9 7 (18.92%) UML
9 7 (18.92%) Perl
9 7 (18.92%) PHP
9 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
9 7 (18.92%) BPMN
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (16.22%) REST
10 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
10 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (16.22%) SOAP
11 5 (13.51%) Solaris

AIX
Co-occurring 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 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
1 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (8.11%) Site Server
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.70%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Kerberos
2 5 (13.51%) DHCP
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.51%) Gerrit
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.70%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (2.70%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Administrator
2 9 (24.32%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (21.62%) Integration Architect
4 7 (18.92%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) VMWare Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Deployment Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Middleware
2 7 (18.92%) SAML
3 6 (16.22%) REST
3 6 (16.22%) SOAP
4 4 (10.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.41%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (2.70%) J2EE
6 1 (2.70%) JSP
6 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) DataPower
2 3 (8.11%) LPAR
3 2 (5.41%) CMDB
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) Windows
3 11 (29.73%) Unix
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) zOS
5 5 (13.51%) Solaris
6 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) DevOps
2 7 (18.92%) BPMN
2 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
2 7 (18.92%) UML
3 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (13.51%) High Availability
4 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.11%) Security Auditing
6 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.70%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Python
2 7 (18.92%) Perl
2 7 (18.92%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) RHCE
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) Docker
3 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Ansible
1 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.70%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) VMware
2 12 (32.43%) IBM
3 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 4 (10.81%) SAP
5 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
5 4 (10.81%) Unisys
6 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics