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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 128 177 194
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +17
Contract jobs citing AIX 31 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.26% 1.57% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 18
Median daily rate £444 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £568 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £422 £379
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +11.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +128.57%
AIX
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
727 1150 1243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.09% 20.99% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 877 908
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 53
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.87 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.95% -5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing AIX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for AIX.

1 32 (74.42%) Linux
2 30 (69.77%) Unix
3 20 (46.51%) IBM
4 19 (44.19%) WebSphere
5 18 (41.86%) Oracle
6 17 (39.53%) Shell Script
7 16 (37.21%) ITIL
8 15 (34.88%) Perl
9 14 (32.56%) Finance
10 13 (30.23%) WebSphere MQ
11 12 (27.91%) DNS
11 12 (27.91%) Python
12 11 (25.58%) HP
12 11 (25.58%) SAN
13 10 (23.26%) SSL
13 10 (23.26%) SQL
13 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (23.26%) High Availability
14 9 (20.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
14 9 (20.93%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
14 9 (20.93%) Middleware
14 9 (20.93%) Banking
15 8 (18.60%) DB2
15 8 (18.60%) Windows
15 8 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
16 7 (16.28%) NAS
16 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 19 (44.19%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.93%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.30%) Apache
3 4 (9.30%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (6.98%) PowerExchange
5 1 (2.33%) FileNet
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.33%) SAS
5 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) DNS
2 11 (25.58%) SAN
3 10 (23.26%) SSL
4 7 (16.28%) Firewall
4 7 (16.28%) NAS
5 5 (11.63%) HTTP
6 3 (6.98%) FTP
7 1 (2.33%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) LDAP
7 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) DB2
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.98%) PowerCenter
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Introscope
2 2 (4.65%) Ant
3 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) AIX Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) AIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Informatica Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.65%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (20.93%) Middleware
3 4 (9.30%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (9.30%) J2EE
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
5 2 (4.65%) GWT
5 2 (4.65%) JSP
5 2 (4.65%) XML
6 1 (2.33%) SailPoint
6 1 (2.33%) Servlets
6 1 (2.33%) SOAP
6 1 (2.33%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
1 6 (13.95%) DataPower
2 4 (9.30%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Replication
3 3 (6.98%) EMC Centera
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) AS400
5 1 (2.33%) CMDB
5 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.33%) Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) Equities
5 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.33%) HACMP
5 1 (2.33%) iSeries
5 1 (2.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Linux
2 30 (69.77%) Unix
3 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (20.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 8 (18.60%) Windows
6 7 (16.28%) SUSE
7 6 (13.95%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (11.63%) Solaris
9 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
10 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) High Availability
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.63%) Change Management
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.63%) Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.98%) Data Validation
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) Validation
8 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Shell Script
2 15 (34.88%) Perl
3 12 (27.91%) Python
4 10 (23.26%) SQL
5 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
6 7 (16.28%) C
6 7 (16.28%) Java
6 7 (16.28%) PHP
7 6 (13.95%) Korn
8 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.98%) C-shell
10 2 (4.65%) C++
10 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.65%) Jython
10 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.65%) VBScript
10 2 (4.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (2.33%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) CCNA
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.33%) CISM
1 1 (2.33%) CISSP
1 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) KVM
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) RHEV
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (4.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) NFS
5 1 (2.33%) PowerHA
5 1 (2.33%) Samba
5 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Control-M
1 6 (13.95%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Data Guard
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (4.65%) Ansible
4 2 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.33%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.33%) Netcool
5 1 (2.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) IBM
2 18 (41.86%) Oracle
3 11 (25.58%) HP
4 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.63%) EMC
5 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 4 (9.30%) Citrix
6 4 (9.30%) Informatica
6 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.30%) Software AG
6 4 (9.30%) Veritas
6 4 (9.30%) webMethods
7 3 (6.98%) Adobe
7 3 (6.98%) ATG
7 3 (6.98%) BMC
7 3 (6.98%) Reuters
8 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
8 2 (4.65%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) Google
8 2 (4.65%) Sybase