Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an AIX Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

AIX Engineer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 857 864
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7 -15
Contract jobs requiring an AIX Engineer 65 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.028% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.029% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 22
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -17.14%
10th Percentile £307 £283 £319
90th Percentile £531 £425 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

AIX Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured AIX Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AIX Engineer in the UK

AIX Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX Engineer in the UK

AIX Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX Engineer over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX Engineer in the UK

AIX Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX Engineer in the UK

AIX Engineer
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
England +34 64 £400 +29.55%
UK excluding London +62 56 £400 +14.29%
North of England +64 22 £375 +27.12%
North East +71 21 £375 +27.12%
Midlands - 18 £325 -
West Midlands - 17 £410 -
South East +13 15 £400 +5.26%
London -2 9 £513 -
North West +28 1 - -
Scotland -2 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
South West - 1 - -

AIX Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, AIX Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring AIX Engineer in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) AIX
2 53 (81.54%) Linux
3 46 (70.77%) Unix
3 46 (70.77%) SC Cleared
3 46 (70.77%) Security Cleared
4 45 (69.23%) Solaris
5 42 (64.62%) Oracle
6 35 (53.85%) SAN
7 34 (52.31%) Red Hat
8 27 (41.54%) Shell Script
9 24 (36.92%) IBM
10 22 (33.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (30.77%) Puppet
12 19 (29.23%) SUSE
13 18 (27.69%) WebLogic
13 18 (27.69%) JBoss
14 17 (26.15%) Firewall
15 16 (24.62%) HP
15 16 (24.62%) Korn
16 15 (23.08%) WebSphere
17 14 (21.54%) HPUX
18 13 (20.00%) Sun
19 12 (18.46%) Cisco
19 12 (18.46%) Apache
19 12 (18.46%) Tomcat
19 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
19 12 (18.46%) J2EE
19 12 (18.46%) iPlanet
19 12 (18.46%) Clustering
19 12 (18.46%) Oracle Application Server

AIX Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 18 (27.69%) JBoss
1 18 (27.69%) WebLogic
2 15 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 12 (18.46%) Apache
3 12 (18.46%) iPlanet
3 12 (18.46%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (18.46%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (7.69%) MQSeries
5 5 (7.69%) OpenStack
5 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.15%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (9.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (53.85%) SAN
2 17 (26.15%) Firewall
3 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.23%) X.21
5 5 (7.69%) DNS
5 5 (7.69%) LDAP
5 5 (7.69%) NAS
6 2 (3.08%) FCoE
6 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.08%) VLAN
6 2 (3.08%) WAN
7 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Electronics
2 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.69%) Marketing
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) J2EE
2 6 (9.23%) Software Packaging
2 6 (9.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Clustering
2 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.23%) Private Cloud
5 5 (7.69%) Grid Computing
6 4 (6.15%) LPAR
7 1 (1.54%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) AIX
2 53 (81.54%) Linux
3 46 (70.77%) Unix
4 45 (69.23%) Solaris
5 22 (33.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (29.23%) SUSE
7 14 (21.54%) HPUX
8 6 (9.23%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (7.69%) Windows
10 1 (1.54%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) High Availability
1 11 (16.92%) Load Balancing
2 10 (15.38%) Migration
3 9 (13.85%) DevOps
3 9 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.85%) ITIL
3 9 (13.85%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.23%) OO
4 6 (9.23%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 5 (7.69%) Validation
6 3 (4.62%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (3.08%) Change Control
8 1 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) Shell Script
2 16 (24.62%) Korn
3 7 (10.77%) Bash Shell
3 7 (10.77%) Perl
4 6 (9.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 46 (70.77%) SC Cleared
1 46 (70.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
1 7 (10.77%) KVM
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle Clusterware
1 7 (10.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (7.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (30.77%) Puppet
2 11 (16.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Tivoli
4 6 (9.23%) BladeLogic
4 6 (9.23%) NetBackup
4 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (64.62%) Oracle
2 34 (52.31%) Red Hat
3 24 (36.92%) IBM
4 16 (24.62%) HP
5 13 (20.00%) Sun
6 12 (18.46%) Cisco
7 11 (16.92%) F5
8 7 (10.77%) PlateSpin
8 7 (10.77%) SAP
8 7 (10.77%) VMware
9 6 (9.23%) Axway
9 6 (9.23%) Informatica
9 6 (9.23%) Siebel
9 6 (9.23%) Veritas
10 5 (7.69%) Cognos
10 5 (7.69%) Opsware
11 1 (1.54%) Brocade