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 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 158 180 160
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing AIX 39 21 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.36% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.24% 1.57% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
- +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
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
1202 1334 1584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.31% 22.61% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 974 1057
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 57 79
Average hourly rate £16.95 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.37% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.94 £123.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 1 September 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 1 September 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 34 (54.84%) Linux
2 32 (51.61%) UNIX
3 29 (46.77%) Windows
4 25 (40.32%) Oracle
4 25 (40.32%) IBM
5 19 (30.65%) SQL
6 18 (29.03%) Solaris
7 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
8 16 (25.81%) HP
9 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
9 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database
10 11 (17.74%) Banking
10 11 (17.74%) Project Management
10 11 (17.74%) Perl
11 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
11 10 (16.13%) Finance
11 10 (16.13%) SAN
11 10 (16.13%) Veritas
11 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
11 10 (16.13%) Project Planning
12 9 (14.52%) Korn
12 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (14.52%) PL/SQL
12 9 (14.52%) ITIL
12 9 (14.52%) SSL
13 8 (12.90%) JSP
13 8 (12.90%) HTML
13 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.84%) PowerExchange
3 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) SAS
4 1 (1.61%) CICS
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Project
1 6 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) SAN
2 9 (14.52%) SSL
3 7 (11.29%) LDAP
4 5 (8.06%) LAN
4 5 (8.06%) WAN
5 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.45%) Firewall
6 3 (4.84%) SSH
6 3 (4.84%) NAS
6 3 (4.84%) HTTP
7 2 (3.23%) DNS
7 2 (3.23%) SMTP
7 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.61%) Internet
8 1 (1.61%) SMS
8 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database
3 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (8.06%) DB2
6 5 (8.06%) MySQL
7 4 (6.45%) PowerCenter
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (1.61%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Ant
1 4 (6.45%) Maven
2 3 (4.84%) ClearCase
2 3 (4.84%) Selenium
3 2 (3.23%) JBehave
3 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) Introscope
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 11 (17.74%) Banking
2 10 (16.13%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Architect
2 11 (17.74%) Administrator
3 7 (11.29%) Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) AIX Specialist
4 6 (9.68%) DBA
4 6 (9.68%) Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (9.68%) SQL DBA
5 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Server Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (4.84%) Deployment Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Deployment Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) HTML
1 8 (12.90%) JSP
2 7 (11.29%) SOAP
3 6 (9.68%) XML
3 6 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (9.68%) Middleware
4 5 (8.06%) SPML
4 5 (8.06%) SailPoint
4 5 (8.06%) Servlets
5 3 (4.84%) JMS
6 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.23%) CGI
7 1 (1.61%) WSDL
7 1 (1.61%) J2EE
7 1 (1.61%) XSD
7 1 (1.61%) XSLT
7 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Clustering
1 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.45%) PKI
3 3 (4.84%) EMC Centera
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) DataPower
4 2 (3.23%) iSeries
4 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) AS400
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.61%) LPAR
5 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.61%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Linux
2 32 (51.61%) UNIX
3 29 (46.77%) Windows
4 18 (29.03%) Solaris
5 6 (9.68%) HPUX
6 4 (6.45%) zOS
7 3 (4.84%) i5/OS
7 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.23%) SUSE
9 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.61%) VMS
9 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Project Management
2 10 (16.13%) Project Planning
3 9 (14.52%) ITIL
4 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing
5 7 (11.29%) Migration
6 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.68%) Database Mirroring
7 5 (8.06%) SDLC
7 5 (8.06%) Software Deployment
7 5 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.06%) Resource Management
7 5 (8.06%) Usability Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.45%) Validation
8 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.45%) Change Management
8 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
3 11 (17.74%) Perl
4 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.52%) PL/SQL
5 9 (14.52%) Korn
6 7 (11.29%) Java
6 7 (11.29%) Python
7 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
8 5 (8.06%) C
8 5 (8.06%) BeanShell
9 3 (4.84%) C-shell
10 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.61%) Jython
10 1 (1.61%) sed
10 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) ISEB
2 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PMP
4 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) GCIA
4 1 (1.61%) GCIH
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.23%) SLA
4 1 (1.61%) BS7799
4 1 (1.61%) COBIT
4 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.61%) COSO
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (11.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (4.84%) vSphere
3 3 (4.84%) NFS
4 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.61%) Firmware
5 1 (1.61%) Samba
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.61%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.61%) KVM
5 1 (1.61%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (9.68%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.84%) BladeLogic
2 3 (4.84%) Puppet
3 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.61%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.61%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Oracle
1 25 (40.32%) IBM
2 16 (25.81%) HP
3 10 (16.13%) Veritas
4 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.29%) EMC
5 6 (9.68%) 3PAR
6 5 (8.06%) Sun
6 5 (8.06%) Sybase
7 4 (6.45%) Informatica
8 3 (4.84%) NetApp
8 3 (4.84%) Axway
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.84%) Intel
9 2 (3.23%) Citrix
9 2 (3.23%) Software AG
9 2 (3.23%) webMethods
9 2 (3.23%) VMware
9 2 (3.23%) Actimize