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 27 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 139 135
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Contract jobs citing AIX 8 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.067% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.74% 0.31% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Median daily rate £410 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 - £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +9.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.06% -6.25%  

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 461 637 664
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.88% 21.37% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 363 384
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £165 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 89
Median hourly rate £39.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
Bristol +4 7 £410 -
Somerset - 1 £575 -
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Oracle
3 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
4 11 (50.00%) Firewall
4 11 (50.00%) ITIL
4 11 (50.00%) IBM
5 9 (40.91%) Unix
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
6 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
6 8 (36.36%) Perl
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Solaris
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco
7 7 (31.82%) JBoss
7 7 (31.82%) Sun
7 7 (31.82%) Apache
7 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
7 7 (31.82%) Kerberos
7 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
7 7 (31.82%) VBScript
7 7 (31.82%) J2EE
7 7 (31.82%) HPUX
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) Ant
7 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
7 7 (31.82%) IIS
7 7 (31.82%) Clustering
7 7 (31.82%) iPlanet
7 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
7 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 7 (31.82%) Apache
2 7 (31.82%) GlassFish
2 7 (31.82%) IIS
2 7 (31.82%) iPlanet
2 7 (31.82%) JBoss
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
2 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) Kerberos
2 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) FCoE
4 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) NAS
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Ant
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Applications Support
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Unix
3 8 (36.36%) Solaris
4 7 (31.82%) HPUX
4 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (27.27%) SUSE
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Domain Models
2 7 (31.82%) High Availability
2 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Perl
2 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) VBScript
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) C-shell
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Korn
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 6 (27.27%) KVM
1 6 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Samba
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) OpenView
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 11 (50.00%) IBM
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) F5
5 7 (31.82%) Sun
6 6 (27.27%) PlateSpin
6 6 (27.27%) Veritas
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.55%) Cognos
8 1 (4.55%) Opsware
8 1 (4.55%) SAP
8 1 (4.55%) Talend