Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 180 194
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 -7
Contract jobs citing AIX 12 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.47% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 2.72% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 9
South West median daily rate £385 £470 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.09% -6.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £330 £360
90th Percentile £438 £500 £630
England median daily rate £413 £423 £402
% change year-on-year -2.37% +5.03% -2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South West median hourly rate £31.00 - -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £29.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +6.90% -24.68% -1.28%

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 1,097 918 1,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.46% 17.40% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 548 769
South West median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £158 £133 £160
90th Percentile £553 £525 £500
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 109 130
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -33.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.95 £12.10
90th Percentile £41.70 £46.90 £46.03
England median hourly rate £17.14 £16.64 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% -2.12% +6.25%

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 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 21 April 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
Gloucestershire +10 2 £425 -9.57%
Wiltshire +4 2 - - 2
Bristol -2 2 £425 -11.50% 2
Devon -11 1 £385 -
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) SCOM
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) MCP
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) MCSA
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (25.00%) SCCM
5 3 (25.00%) SCSM

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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (8.33%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Skype
1 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Monitoring Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
1 1 (8.33%) LPAR
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (8.33%) Security Auditing
2 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
1 3 (25.00%) MCSA
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) RHCE
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCOM
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCSM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) AppDynamics
4 2 (16.67%) Dynatrace
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Adobe
5 1 (8.33%) Northgate
5 1 (8.33%) Teradata
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas