Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 17 71
Rank change year-on-year -4 +54 +13
Contract jobs citing AIX 81 238 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.80% 10.11% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.31% 22.26% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 176 15
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £330 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% - -11.43%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £200
90th Percentile £425 £400 £505
North East median daily rate £330 £311 £310
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.32% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.36% -
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year - -2.70% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 320 1069 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.78% 45.39% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 749 222
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £218 £217 £241
90th Percentile £538 £476 £550
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £369
% change year-on-year +7.69% -11.86% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 83 41
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £28.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.57% +7.69% +72.87%
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £36.00 £43.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -50.00% +57.57% +4.53%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing AIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 81 £330 +6.45%
AIX
North East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 79 (97.53%) Linux
2 61 (75.31%) HP
3 60 (74.07%) Security Cleared
4 59 (72.84%) Solaris
5 54 (66.67%) Unix
6 53 (65.43%) SC Cleared
7 50 (61.73%) Red Hat
8 49 (60.49%) Cisco
9 46 (56.79%) Oracle
10 44 (54.32%) WebLogic
10 44 (54.32%) JBoss
11 39 (48.15%) SAN
12 38 (46.91%) ITIL
13 37 (45.68%) Sun
14 36 (44.44%) IBM
14 36 (44.44%) Windows
15 33 (40.74%) Veritas
16 32 (39.51%) HPUX
17 30 (37.04%) Apache
17 30 (37.04%) Tomcat
17 30 (37.04%) iPlanet
18 29 (35.80%) SUSE
19 28 (34.57%) Clustering
19 28 (34.57%) Oracle Application Server
19 28 (34.57%) J2EE
20 27 (33.33%) Symantec
20 27 (33.33%) NetBackup
20 27 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
21 26 (32.10%) EMC NetWorker
21 26 (32.10%) Fibre Channel

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 44 (54.32%) JBoss
1 44 (54.32%) WebLogic
2 30 (37.04%) Apache
2 30 (37.04%) iPlanet
2 30 (37.04%) Tomcat
3 28 (34.57%) Oracle Application Server
4 13 (16.05%) WebSphere
4 13 (16.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (9.88%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (9.88%) MQSeries
5 8 (9.88%) OpenStack
5 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
6 7 (8.64%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (6.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (4.94%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 13 (16.05%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 39 (48.15%) SAN
2 26 (32.10%) Fibre Channel
2 26 (32.10%) Firewall
2 26 (32.10%) TCP/IP
3 14 (17.28%) LDAP
4 11 (13.58%) DNS
5 8 (9.88%) FCoE
5 8 (9.88%) iSCSI
5 8 (9.88%) NAS
5 8 (9.88%) X.21
6 6 (7.41%) WAN
7 5 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (6.17%) Network Security
7 5 (6.17%) SSL
8 2 (2.47%) VLAN
9 1 (1.23%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Backup Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) AIX Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) Unix Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Storage Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Solaris Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (4.94%) NetBackup Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) EMC Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) HPUX Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Project Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Administrator
9 2 (2.47%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.23%) Junior
10 1 (1.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.57%) J2EE
2 13 (16.05%) Software Packaging
2 13 (16.05%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.57%) Clustering
2 17 (20.99%) Replication
3 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
4 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (13.58%) Private Cloud
6 9 (11.11%) HP Storage
7 5 (6.17%) DataPower
7 5 (6.17%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 79 (97.53%) Linux
2 59 (72.84%) Solaris
3 54 (66.67%) Unix
4 36 (44.44%) Windows
5 32 (39.51%) HPUX
6 29 (35.80%) SUSE
7 20 (24.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.23%) Debian
8 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.91%) ITIL
2 26 (32.10%) High Availability
3 23 (28.40%) Load Balancing
4 19 (23.46%) OO
5 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (20.99%) DevOps
7 15 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (16.05%) Quality Management
9 12 (14.81%) QMS
10 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
11 9 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (9.88%) Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (8.64%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (6.17%) Workflow
15 4 (4.94%) Change Control
15 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
15 4 (4.94%) Requirements Management
15 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
16 1 (1.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 1 (1.23%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) Perl
2 16 (19.75%) Korn
3 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell
3 14 (17.28%) C-shell
4 11 (13.58%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.41%) SQL
6 5 (6.17%) Java
7 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (74.07%) Security Cleared
2 53 (65.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) Hyper-V
1 15 (18.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.05%) KVM
3 10 (12.35%) Samba
4 8 (9.88%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.23%) Firmware
5 1 (1.23%) NFS
5 1 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
1 27 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 26 (32.10%) EMC NetWorker
3 19 (23.46%) Backup Exec
3 19 (23.46%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (23.46%) Puppet
4 17 (20.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 16 (19.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (9.88%) OpenView
7 5 (6.17%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (75.31%) HP
2 50 (61.73%) Red Hat
3 49 (60.49%) Cisco
4 46 (56.79%) Oracle
5 37 (45.68%) Sun
6 36 (44.44%) IBM
7 33 (40.74%) Veritas
8 27 (33.33%) Symantec
9 26 (32.10%) Brocade
9 26 (32.10%) EMC
10 23 (28.40%) F5
11 17 (20.99%) Veeam
12 16 (19.75%) VMware
13 15 (18.52%) PlateSpin
14 13 (16.05%) Axway
14 13 (16.05%) Informatica
14 13 (16.05%) Siebel
15 8 (9.88%) Cognos
15 8 (9.88%) Opsware
16 3 (3.70%) Borland