The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 188 166 170
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing AIX 15 47 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.66% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.17% 3.24% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £360 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1285 1451 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.97% 20.40% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 984 980
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 83 90
Average hourly rate £18.46 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.56 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £54.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
AIX
London

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 (61.54%) Linux
2 20 (51.28%) UNIX
3 17 (43.59%) Oracle
4 14 (35.90%) Windows
5 13 (33.33%) Solaris
6 12 (30.77%) IBM
6 12 (30.77%) Banking
7 10 (25.64%) Perl
8 9 (23.08%) Java
9 8 (20.51%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) HTML
10 7 (17.95%) SQL
10 7 (17.95%) Ant
10 7 (17.95%) Python
10 7 (17.95%) Maven
10 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.95%) DevOps
11 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
11 6 (15.38%) Ruby
11 6 (15.38%) ClearCase
11 6 (15.38%) ITIL
11 6 (15.38%) HPUX
11 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.38%) DB2
12 5 (12.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
12 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
12 5 (12.82%) Retail
12 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) SAS
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Gentran
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (2.56%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) SSL
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) DMZ
3 1 (2.56%) NetScreen
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (2.56%) NAS
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.56%) LDAP
3 1 (2.56%) FTP
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.38%) DB2
2 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.56%) DataStage
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) KDB
4 1 (2.56%) OLAP
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Ant
1 7 (17.95%) Maven
2 6 (15.38%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.13%) CruiseControl
3 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) MSI
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) FishEye
4 1 (2.56%) ProC
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (30.77%) Banking
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Retail
4 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Advertising
6 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Developer
1 6 (15.38%) Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Architect
2 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
3 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (7.69%) AIX Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.13%) DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Managing Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) SAS Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) J2EE
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) JSP
3 3 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) MCollective
5 1 (2.56%) ISPF
5 1 (2.56%) wxWidgets
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) Xerces
5 1 (2.56%) Xalan
5 1 (2.56%) CORBA
5 1 (2.56%) Swing
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.13%) DataPower
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Linux
2 20 (51.28%) UNIX
3 14 (35.90%) Windows
4 13 (33.33%) Solaris
5 6 (15.38%) HPUX
6 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 3 (7.69%) SUSE
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.13%) CentOS
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.56%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.56%) Debian
9 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (17.95%) DevOps
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.26%) Change Management
4 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.69%) Time Management
5 3 (7.69%) BDD
5 3 (7.69%) TDD
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) Data Management
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) CMMI
6 2 (5.13%) RUP
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) ETL
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Perl
2 9 (23.08%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) Ruby
5 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.69%) C
8 2 (5.13%) VB
8 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 2 (5.13%) C++
9 1 (2.56%) Korn
9 1 (2.56%) C-shell
9 1 (2.56%) JCL
9 1 (2.56%) Lisp
9 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.56%) VBA
9 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) KVM
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.13%) Samba
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.56%) Snort
3 1 (2.56%) Nmap
3 1 (2.56%) Squid
3 1 (2.56%) Xen
3 1 (2.56%) qmail
3 1 (2.56%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.56%) OpenSSH
3 1 (2.56%) RHEV
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) Nessus
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.56%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 12 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.13%) Symantec
5 2 (5.13%) Sun
5 2 (5.13%) JBoss
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) Software AG
6 1 (2.56%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) CommVault
6 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) Nokia
6 1 (2.56%) Veritas
6 1 (2.56%) Sybase