Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an AIX Specialist was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 Specialist
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 854 836 847
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11 +20
Contract jobs requiring an AIX Specialist 16 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.008% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.009% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 22
UK median daily rate £450 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.51% -8.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £396 £336 £329
90th Percentile £500 £418 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £345 £375
% change year-on-year +30.51% -8.00% -3.23%
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 94,249 91,784 102,687
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,616 59,908 65,517
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,769 3,237 3,875
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +9.85%

AIX Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AIX Specialist in the UK

AIX Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX Specialist in the UK

AIX Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX Specialist over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX Specialist in the UK

AIX Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX Specialist in the UK

AIX Specialist
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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 +2 16 £450 +30.51%
UK excluding London +15 14 £450 +30.51%
North of England +39 7 £450 +30.43%
North West +13 7 £450 +31.39%
South East -15 6 £451 +6.00%
London -25 2 - -
West Midlands +21 1 - -
Midlands +5 1 - -

AIX Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, AIX Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) AIX
2 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Migration
5 7 (43.75%) Unix
5 7 (43.75%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
8 2 (12.50%) Puppet
8 2 (12.50%) Splunk
8 2 (12.50%) DevOps
8 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (12.50%) nginx
8 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
8 2 (12.50%) Security Hardening
8 2 (12.50%) flannel
8 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 2 (12.50%) SSL
8 2 (12.50%) IBM
8 2 (12.50%) Solaris
8 2 (12.50%) JBoss
8 2 (12.50%) Apache
8 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
8 2 (12.50%) C
8 2 (12.50%) Java

AIX Specialist 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) nginx
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) AIX
2 7 (43.75%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Security Hardening
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Runbook
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) flannel
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Splunk
2 2 (12.50%) VMware