The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 172 181 185
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing AIX 20 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.81% 1.65% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 20
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £360 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1104 1214 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.35% 20.31% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 899 855
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 76
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.85 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIX across the City of London region.

AIX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the City of London region.

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AIX.

1 29 (70.73%) UNIX
2 27 (65.85%) Oracle
3 21 (51.22%) Linux
4 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
5 17 (41.46%) SQL
6 15 (36.59%) Windows
6 15 (36.59%) IBM
6 15 (36.59%) HP
7 13 (31.71%) Solaris
8 11 (26.83%) ITIL
8 11 (26.83%) Shell Script
8 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
9 9 (21.95%) Finance
9 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
9 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
9 9 (21.95%) SAN
9 9 (21.95%) LAN
9 9 (21.95%) WAN
10 8 (19.51%) Perl
10 8 (19.51%) Banking
10 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
10 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (14.63%) Database Mirroring
12 6 (14.63%) Data Guard
12 6 (14.63%) 3PAR
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle RAC

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.44%) CICS
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Markit EDM
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) SAN
1 9 (21.95%) LAN
1 9 (21.95%) WAN
2 3 (7.32%) LDAP
3 2 (4.88%) SSL
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) FTP
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.44%) SSH
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.44%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.44%) DMZ
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
5 6 (14.63%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
7 3 (7.32%) DB2
8 2 (4.88%) Informix
8 2 (4.88%) MySQL
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (2.44%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Toad
2 2 (4.88%) Ant
2 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.88%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) JBehave
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.44%) Introscope
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) Architect
4 6 (14.63%) DBA
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (14.63%) SQL DBA
5 5 (12.20%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (9.76%) Server Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (7.32%) Programmer
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Support Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) AIX Specialist
9 1 (2.44%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Middleware
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (9.76%) JSP
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) SOAP
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) XML
4 2 (4.88%) Servlets
4 2 (4.88%) CGI
4 2 (4.88%) SPML
4 2 (4.88%) SailPoint
5 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.44%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) IBM XIV
2 2 (4.88%) Replication
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.44%) iSeries
3 1 (2.44%) DataPower
3 1 (2.44%) LPAR
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) UNIX
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 15 (36.59%) Windows
4 13 (31.71%) Solaris
5 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) SUSE
6 2 (4.88%) zOS
6 2 (4.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.44%) i5/OS
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Database Mirroring
3 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.20%) ETL
3 5 (12.20%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Database Tuning
5 3 (7.32%) OO
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Validation
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) Shell Script
3 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
3 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
4 8 (19.51%) Perl
5 6 (14.63%) Korn
6 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.20%) Python
7 4 (9.76%) C#
7 4 (9.76%) Java
8 2 (4.88%) C
8 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 2 (4.88%) VB
8 2 (4.88%) BeanShell
8 2 (4.88%) AWK
9 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.44%) Jython
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.88%) KVM
4 2 (4.88%) RHEV
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.44%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (2.44%) NFS
5 1 (2.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (14.63%) Data Guard
2 4 (9.76%) Puppet
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (2.44%) CA Wily
5 1 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Oracle
2 15 (36.59%) IBM
2 15 (36.59%) HP
3 6 (14.63%) 3PAR
4 5 (12.20%) VMware
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.32%) Veritas
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
6 3 (7.32%) Charles River
7 2 (4.88%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) Sybase
7 2 (4.88%) CA
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.88%) Sun
7 2 (4.88%) Actimize
7 2 (4.88%) Brocade
8 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.44%) Axway