The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
England / Yorkshire
Rank - 128 120
Contract jobs citing AIX 0 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.49% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.18% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 14
Median daily rate - £401 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +51.13%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 482 643 549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 22.64% 22.65% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 414 305
Median daily rate £420 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 39 70
Median hourly rate £12.51 £13.91 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.06% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Yorkshire

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Yorkshire

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for AIX.

1 13 (76.47%) Solaris
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
1 13 (76.47%) Unix
2 12 (70.59%) SUSE
3 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
4 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (47.06%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) Perl
6 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (35.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (35.29%) Veritas File System
7 6 (35.29%) SRDF
7 6 (35.29%) NetApp
7 6 (35.29%) Veritas
7 6 (35.29%) LDAP
7 6 (35.29%) SAN
7 6 (35.29%) NFS
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) IBM
7 6 (35.29%) Sun
7 6 (35.29%) EMC
7 6 (35.29%) Banking
7 6 (35.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (35.29%) Symmetrix
7 6 (35.29%) Replication

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (11.76%) CICS
1 2 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (11.76%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) LDAP
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
1 2 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) AIX Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Server Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (35.29%) Replication
2 6 (35.29%) Symmetrix
3 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
1 13 (76.47%) Solaris
1 13 (76.47%) Unix
2 12 (70.59%) SUSE
3 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (23.53%) VMS
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.76%) zOS
7 1 (5.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Change Management
1 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) Data Management
2 2 (11.76%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) NFS
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (35.29%) SRDF
1 6 (35.29%) Veritas File System
1 6 (35.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (5.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) EMC
3 6 (35.29%) IBM
3 6 (35.29%) NetApp
3 6 (35.29%) Sun
3 6 (35.29%) Veritas
4 2 (11.76%) Intel
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk