Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an AIX Specialist was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 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 Specialist
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 873 883
Rank change year-on-year +46 +10 -29
Contract jobs requiring an AIX Specialist 17 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.026% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.028% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 13
UK median daily rate £418 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.52% +10.71%
10th Percentile £389 £299 £363
90th Percentile £499 £508 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +11.33% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90298 104385 106998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58587 67947 66244
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £233
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2889 3090 4140
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.60 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% +1.49%

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 26 July 2017.

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 6 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 26 July 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
UK excluding London +64 17 £418 +11.33% 1
England +39 16 £425 +1.80% 1
South East +58 11 £475 +18.75%
North of England +54 5 £405 +3.18% 1
North West +33 5 £405 -1.22% 1
Scotland +39 1 £355 +22.41%

AIX Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) AIX
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) SAN
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) PowerHA
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Veritas
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (5.88%) HPUX
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
7 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (5.88%) HACMP
7 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.88%) Middleware
7 1 (5.88%) Mainframe

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 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) HACMP
1 1 (5.88%) IBM XIV
1 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) AIX
2 9 (52.94%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) HPUX
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) PowerHA
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
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