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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 138 179 184
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +5
Contract jobs citing AIX 12 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.81% 1.68% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 17
Average daily rate £488 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £650 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £36.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-43.05% +110.71%
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
663 1187 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.05% 23.10% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 900 832
Average daily rate £435 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 46
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.63 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £105.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 14 (60.87%) Linux
1 14 (60.87%) Unix
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Banking
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Korn
5 6 (26.09%) IBM
5 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) Perl
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Solaris
6 5 (21.74%) SAN
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) SUSE
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Informatica
7 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
7 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
7 4 (17.39%) HP
7 4 (17.39%) EMC
7 4 (17.39%) DNS
7 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (13.04%) PowerExchange
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) FileNet
3 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Project
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) SSL
4 2 (8.70%) HTTP
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) LDAP
5 1 (4.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) PowerCenter
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Deployment Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Deployment Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Informatica Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.35%) JSP
3 1 (4.35%) STL
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) EMC Centera
2 2 (8.70%) Equities
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) DataPower
3 1 (4.35%) Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.35%) HACMP
3 1 (4.35%) LPAR
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
1 14 (60.87%) Unix
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Solaris
5 4 (17.39%) SUSE
6 3 (13.04%) VMS
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) High Availability
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Validation
4 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Software Deployment
4 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Korn
1 6 (26.09%) Perl
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.04%) C-shell
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) VBScript
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Jython
6 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CISM
1 3 (13.04%) CISSP
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) NFS
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.35%) Samba
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Control-M
2 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) IBM
4 4 (17.39%) EMC
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Informatica
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.04%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 2 (8.70%) Veritas
7 1 (4.35%) ATG
7 1 (4.35%) Charles River
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Fiserv
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Software AG
7 1 (4.35%) Sybase
7 1 (4.35%) webMethods