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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 183 162 169
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing AIX 22 60 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.82% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.65% 3.75% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 31
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +40.00%
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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
1335 1601 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.57% 21.81% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 1067 1020
Average daily rate £401 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £202 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 80 85
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014, 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 24 (55.81%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) UNIX
3 19 (44.19%) Oracle
4 18 (41.86%) IBM
5 17 (39.53%) Windows
6 12 (27.91%) Finance
7 11 (25.58%) Solaris
7 11 (25.58%) Banking
8 10 (23.26%) SQL
9 9 (20.93%) Java
10 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
11 7 (16.28%) DB2
11 7 (16.28%) Perl
11 7 (16.28%) HTML
11 7 (16.28%) Retail
11 7 (16.28%) DevOps
12 6 (13.95%) Maven
12 6 (13.95%) Ruby
12 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (13.95%) SUSE
12 6 (13.95%) VMware
12 6 (13.95%) Python
12 6 (13.95%) Apache
12 6 (13.95%) Ant
12 6 (13.95%) IIS
12 6 (13.95%) SAN
13 5 (11.63%) HP
13 5 (11.63%) ClearCase
13 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
13 5 (11.63%) HPUX

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 6 (13.95%) IIS
1 6 (13.95%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) Gentran
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (2.33%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) SAN
2 4 (9.30%) VPN
2 4 (9.30%) DNS
2 4 (9.30%) VLAN
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (6.98%) IPsec
3 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
3 3 (6.98%) Network Security
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.98%) Internet
3 3 (6.98%) BGP
4 2 (4.65%) SSL
5 1 (2.33%) FTP
5 1 (2.33%) DMZ
5 1 (2.33%) NAS
5 1 (2.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) DB2
3 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.33%) DataStage
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Ant
1 6 (13.95%) Maven
2 5 (11.63%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.65%) ClearQuest
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) CruiseControl
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) FishEye
4 1 (2.33%) MSI
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.33%) ProC
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.98%) Advertising
6 2 (4.65%) Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Consultant
2 6 (13.95%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.30%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (6.98%) AIX Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Managing Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.65%) Data Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Platform Manager
6 2 (4.65%) DBA
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) J2EE
2 3 (6.98%) CSS
2 3 (6.98%) JSP
2 3 (6.98%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (6.98%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) MCollective
4 1 (2.33%) Swing
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.33%) ISPF
4 1 (2.33%) YAML
4 1 (2.33%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Firmware
3 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.65%) DataPower
3 2 (4.65%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) GIS
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) UNIX
3 17 (39.53%) Windows
4 11 (25.58%) Solaris
5 6 (13.95%) SUSE
6 5 (11.63%) HPUX
7 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.98%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.65%) VMS
9 2 (4.65%) CentOS
9 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) DevOps
2 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Project Management
3 5 (11.63%) Change Management
4 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.98%) Time Management
5 3 (6.98%) TDD
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Service Management
5 3 (6.98%) BDD
6 2 (4.65%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Build Automation
6 2 (4.65%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (4.65%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (4.65%) CMMI
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) Perl
4 6 (13.95%) Python
4 6 (13.95%) Ruby
5 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.98%) C
8 2 (4.65%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) VB
9 1 (2.33%) VBA
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) JCL
9 1 (2.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) CISSP
2 1 (2.33%) CISM
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) vSphere
2 3 (6.98%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Samba
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.33%) Nmap
4 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.33%) OpenView
3 1 (2.33%) Control-M
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.33%) Nessus
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 18 (41.86%) IBM
3 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 5 (11.63%) HP
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) SunGard
7 2 (4.65%) Sun
7 2 (4.65%) Dell
7 2 (4.65%) EMC
7 2 (4.65%) Gemalto
7 2 (4.65%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Altiris
8 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.33%) Temenos
8 1 (2.33%) JBoss
8 1 (2.33%) Software AG