The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 25 52
Rank change year-on-year +4 +27  
Contract jobs citing AIX 24 142 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.32% 10.05% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 21.39% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 104 5
Median daily rate £320 £281 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.77% -0.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £367 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% -10.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 96 664 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.26% 46.99% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 437 96
Median daily rate £324 £280 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -4.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 42 20
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +107.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.00 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AIX in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Tyne and Wear

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Tyne and Wear

AIX
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 23 £320 +13.77% 5
Sunderland - 1 - -
AIX
North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for AIX.

1 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 24 (82.76%) Cisco
3 22 (75.86%) Solaris
4 20 (68.97%) Security Cleared
5 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
5 17 (58.62%) HP
5 17 (58.62%) Veritas
6 15 (51.72%) Windows
7 14 (48.28%) ITIL
8 13 (44.83%) Unix
8 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
8 13 (44.83%) SAN
9 12 (41.38%) EMC
9 12 (41.38%) Symantec
9 12 (41.38%) NetBackup
9 12 (41.38%) HP Data Protector
9 12 (41.38%) Brocade
9 12 (41.38%) EMC NetWorker
9 12 (41.38%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (37.93%) WebLogic
10 11 (37.93%) Oracle
10 11 (37.93%) HPUX
10 11 (37.93%) JBoss
11 10 (34.48%) IBM
11 10 (34.48%) Backup Exec
11 10 (34.48%) SUSE
11 10 (34.48%) Clustering
12 9 (31.03%) Firewall
12 9 (31.03%) Oracle Application Server
12 9 (31.03%) Sun

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 11 (37.93%) JBoss
1 11 (37.93%) WebLogic
2 9 (31.03%) Apache
2 9 (31.03%) iPlanet
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) SAN
2 12 (41.38%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (31.03%) Firewall
3 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Adabas
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Backup Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Administrator
2 7 (24.14%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Storage Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (20.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Integration Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.45%) DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) Software Packaging
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Clustering
2 8 (27.59%) Replication
3 6 (20.69%) HP Storage
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) Solaris
3 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 13 (44.83%) Unix
5 11 (37.93%) HPUX
6 10 (34.48%) SUSE
7 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) High Availability
2 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
3 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (20.69%) Quality Management
4 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (10.34%) QMS
7 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) Change Control
8 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.90%) DevOps
8 2 (6.90%) OO
9 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) Security Cleared
2 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) EMC NetWorker
1 12 (41.38%) HP Data Protector
1 12 (41.38%) NetBackup
2 10 (34.48%) Backup Exec
3 9 (31.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (27.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) HP
2 17 (58.62%) Veritas
3 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
4 12 (41.38%) Brocade
4 12 (41.38%) EMC
4 12 (41.38%) Symantec
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle
6 10 (34.48%) IBM
7 9 (31.03%) F5
7 9 (31.03%) Sun
8 8 (27.59%) Veeam
9 5 (17.24%) Siebel
10 3 (10.34%) Genesys
10 3 (10.34%) Nortel
10 3 (10.34%) Verint
11 2 (6.90%) Axway
11 2 (6.90%) Informatica
12 1 (3.45%) Citrix
12 1 (3.45%) VMware
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