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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 44 45
Rank change year-on-year -30 +1  
Contract jobs citing AIX 5 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.86% 3.32% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 18.40% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 5
Median daily rate £544 £295 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.32% -7.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -1.28%  

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 175 125 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.22% 18.04% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 74 61
Median daily rate £390 £290 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -22.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +27.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £15.25 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £17.85 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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 -26 5 £544 +84.32%
AIX
North East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 95 (96.94%) Linux
2 80 (81.63%) Unix
3 72 (73.47%) Windows
4 54 (55.10%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (53.06%) DevOps
6 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (51.02%) ITIL
8 47 (47.96%) WebSphere
9 40 (40.82%) Open Source
9 40 (40.82%) SaaS
9 40 (40.82%) PaaS
9 40 (40.82%) IaaS
10 39 (39.80%) Microsoft
11 38 (38.78%) MS Excel
11 38 (38.78%) MS PowerPoint
12 37 (37.76%) Change Management
13 34 (34.69%) Service Management
14 33 (33.67%) Windows XP
14 33 (33.67%) Windows 2000
14 33 (33.67%) SQL
14 33 (33.67%) IBM
14 33 (33.67%) Data Management
15 32 (32.65%) Problem Management
16 29 (29.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 29 (29.59%) Oracle
17 28 (28.57%) PRINCE2
18 25 (25.51%) Java
18 25 (25.51%) SLA
19 24 (24.49%) HP
19 24 (24.49%) ITSM

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 47 (47.96%) WebSphere
2 18 (18.37%) WebLogic
3 16 (16.33%) JBoss
4 13 (13.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (8.16%) Confluence
5 8 (8.16%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (6.12%) SAS
7 5 (5.10%) Tuxedo
8 4 (4.08%) WildFly
9 3 (3.06%) Apache
9 3 (3.06%) FileNet
9 3 (3.06%) MQSeries
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.04%) IIS
10 2 (2.04%) Jetty
10 2 (2.04%) Mongrel
10 2 (2.04%) nginx
10 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (38.78%) MS Excel
1 38 (38.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (11.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.08%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.02%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 40 (40.82%) IaaS
1 40 (40.82%) PaaS
1 40 (40.82%) SaaS
2 5 (5.10%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.04%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) LDAP
2 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
3 12 (12.24%) SSL
4 3 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.06%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.04%) DHCP
5 2 (2.04%) DNS
5 2 (2.04%) FTP
5 2 (2.04%) HTTP
5 2 (2.04%) IPsec
5 2 (2.04%) Network Security
6 1 (1.02%) Firewall
6 1 (1.02%) SAN
6 1 (1.02%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) DB2
2 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.18%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (3.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 2 (2.04%) Ingres
10 1 (1.02%) Adabas
10 1 (1.02%) MySQL
10 1 (1.02%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.16%) JIRA
3 4 (4.08%) CA Gen
4 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.04%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (18.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.35%) Operations Engineer
3 15 (15.31%) Analyst
4 14 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 14 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 13 (13.27%) Operational Support Analyst
5 13 (13.27%) Operations Support Analyst
6 12 (12.24%) DBA
6 12 (12.24%) Support Engineer
7 11 (11.22%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 9 (9.18%) Administrator
9 8 (8.16%) Architect
10 7 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (7.14%) Product Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) Products Support Engineer
11 6 (6.12%) Applications Architect
12 5 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (5.10%) Linux Support
12 5 (5.10%) Unix Engineer
13 4 (4.08%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.33%) Software Packaging
2 11 (11.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (10.20%) Middleware
4 4 (4.08%) J2EE
4 4 (4.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.04%) .NET
5 2 (2.04%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (2.04%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 54 (55.10%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 12 (12.24%) Tandem
4 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
5 10 (10.20%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (3.06%) DataPower
7 2 (2.04%) Clustering
8 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (96.94%) Linux
2 80 (81.63%) Unix
3 72 (73.47%) Windows
4 33 (33.67%) Windows 2000
4 33 (33.67%) Windows XP
5 29 (29.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (23.47%) Solaris
7 14 (14.29%) zOS
8 13 (13.27%) HPUX
8 13 (13.27%) Windows Server
9 7 (7.14%) MVS
10 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (2.04%) OS/390
13 1 (1.02%) SUSE
13 1 (1.02%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.06%) DevOps
2 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (51.02%) ITIL
4 40 (40.82%) Open Source
5 37 (37.76%) Change Management
6 34 (34.69%) Service Management
7 33 (33.67%) Data Management
8 32 (32.65%) Problem Management
9 28 (28.57%) PRINCE2
10 24 (24.49%) ITSM
11 21 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 20 (20.41%) OO
13 18 (18.37%) Release Management
14 17 (17.35%) Change Control
15 14 (14.29%) Configuration Management
15 14 (14.29%) High Availability
16 13 (13.27%) Data Analysis
17 12 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
18 11 (11.22%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.67%) SQL
2 25 (25.51%) Java
3 21 (21.43%) Perl
4 12 (12.24%) PowerShell
5 10 (10.20%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.20%) VB
6 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.02%) C
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.04%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (25.51%) SLA
2 6 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.10%) Docker
2 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (2.04%) Xen
5 1 (1.02%) Firmware
5 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.02%) KVM
5 1 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 22 (22.45%) Puppet
2 20 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.16%) Tivoli
4 7 (7.14%) Control-M
5 4 (4.08%) Data Guard
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (3.06%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.02%) PureDisk
7 1 (1.02%) Simpana
7 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (39.80%) Microsoft
2 33 (33.67%) IBM
3 29 (29.59%) Oracle
4 24 (24.49%) HP
5 21 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 14 (14.29%) CA
6 14 (14.29%) Siebel
7 12 (12.24%) Axway
8 11 (11.22%) Informatica
8 11 (11.22%) Sun
9 8 (8.16%) Atlassian
10 5 (5.10%) Cisco
10 5 (5.10%) VMware
11 4 (4.08%) TIBCO
12 3 (3.06%) Genesys
12 3 (3.06%) Nortel
12 3 (3.06%) Verint
13 2 (2.04%) Brocade
13 2 (2.04%) Google
13 2 (2.04%) PlateSpin