The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 87 102
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15  
Contract jobs citing AIX 7 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.49% 1.80% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.80% 7.66% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 9
Median daily rate £404 £439 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.97% -1.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £374 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £459 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% -10.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.06% -6.25%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 250 483 439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 17.45% 23.47% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 334 256
Median daily rate £388 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +32.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 32
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in West Yorkshire

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in West Yorkshire

AIX
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Leeds +12 7 £404 -0.61%
AIX
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for AIX.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) High Availability
3 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Games
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) SUSE
5 1 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
1 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) KYC
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Hitachi
3 1 (14.29%) Intel
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas