Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 181 204
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 -16
Contract jobs citing AIX 20 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.38% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.78% 2.22% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
South West median daily rate £385 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.88% +12.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £368 £365 £355
90th Percentile £538 £495 £465
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South West median hourly rate £31.00 - -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £11.23 £38.50
% change year-on-year +176.17% -70.84% -3.75%

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 1,123 946 1,321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.11% 17.08% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 568 766
South West median daily rate £375 £364 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.02% +0.41% -0.68%
10th Percentile £162 £159 £183
90th Percentile £538 £525 £544
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 82 113
South West median hourly rate £17.88 £17.54 £16.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.36% +0.86%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.14 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £45.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% +1.52% +2.10%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Devon +10 4 £385 -
Wiltshire +9 4 £525 +7.14%
Somerset +8 4 - -
Bristol -8 3 - -
Gloucestershire +3 1 £425 - 1
Dorset - 1 - - 1
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (40.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) Perl
6 7 (35.00%) PHP
6 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) Unix
7 6 (30.00%) IBM
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) RHCE
9 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
9 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
9 4 (20.00%) LPAR
9 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (20.00%) Security Auditing
10 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (15.00%) SCSM
10 3 (15.00%) Skype

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 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Site Server
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) Skype
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (5.00%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Administrator
1 10 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) JSP
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) LPAR
2 2 (10.00%) DataPower
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Unix
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.00%) Solaris
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (20.00%) Security Auditing
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Jython
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) RHCE
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) MCP
2 3 (15.00%) MCSA
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) SCOM
2 3 (15.00%) SCSM
3 1 (5.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Teradata
5 1 (5.00%) Unisys