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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 182 167 156
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing AIX 18 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.60% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.38% 2.82% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 28
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£575 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £558 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.13 £38.28 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +61.16%
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
1303 1452 1443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.09% 21.36% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 1016 997
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 62 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £18.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 27 (67.50%) UNIX
2 25 (62.50%) Oracle
3 19 (47.50%) Linux
3 19 (47.50%) IBM
4 17 (42.50%) Windows
5 16 (40.00%) SQL
6 15 (37.50%) Finance
7 11 (27.50%) Solaris
8 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
8 9 (22.50%) DB2
8 9 (22.50%) Java
8 9 (22.50%) Perl
8 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
9 8 (20.00%) Banking
10 7 (17.50%) Middleware
10 7 (17.50%) Project Management
10 7 (17.50%) JSP
10 7 (17.50%) SAN
11 6 (15.00%) Citrix
11 6 (15.00%) IIS
11 6 (15.00%) Apache
11 6 (15.00%) HTML
11 6 (15.00%) .NET
11 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
11 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (15.00%) DevOps
11 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
11 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.50%) Investment Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (15.00%) IIS
1 6 (15.00%) Apache
1 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.50%) Gentran
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) CICS
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) SAN
2 4 (10.00%) VPN
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) VLAN
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (7.50%) Network Security
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.50%) BGP
3 3 (7.50%) IPsec
3 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (7.50%) FTP
4 2 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) SSH
5 1 (2.50%) LDAP
5 1 (2.50%) DMZ
5 1 (2.50%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
1 9 (22.50%) DB2
1 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) DataStage
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Maven
2 4 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (10.00%) Toad
2 4 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Advertising
4 3 (7.50%) Retail
5 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Administrator
3 5 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Platform Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (7.50%) Programmer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Managing Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) AIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Middleware
1 7 (17.50%) JSP
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (7.50%) Regular Expression
4 3 (7.50%) Web Services
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (2.50%) MCollective
6 1 (2.50%) Worklight
6 1 (2.50%) YAML
6 1 (2.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (7.50%) IBM XIV
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) iSeries
4 1 (2.50%) GIS
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) HACMP
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) UNIX
2 19 (47.50%) Linux
3 17 (42.50%) Windows
4 11 (27.50%) Solaris
5 5 (12.50%) SUSE
6 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (7.50%) HPUX
8 1 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.50%) CentOS
8 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.50%) zOS
8 1 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Project Management
2 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (15.00%) DevOps
2 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 5 (12.50%) Content Management
3 5 (12.50%) Change Management
3 5 (12.50%) ETL
4 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.00%) Scrum
4 4 (10.00%) Service Management
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) Perl
3 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) Ruby
6 3 (7.50%) C
6 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) C++
7 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) Korn
8 1 (2.50%) JCL
8 1 (2.50%) Jython
8 1 (2.50%) COBOL
8 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CISM
2 1 (2.50%) CISSP
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) FreeRADIUS
1 3 (7.50%) vSphere
1 3 (7.50%) Firmware
2 1 (2.50%) RHEV
2 1 (2.50%) KVM
2 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.50%) NFS
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.50%) Puppet
4 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (2.50%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (2.50%) Control-M
5 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.50%) OpenView
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Oracle
2 19 (47.50%) IBM
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix
4 5 (12.50%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) SunGard
5 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.50%) Charles River
6 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
7 2 (5.00%) Veritas
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (2.50%) Gemalto
8 1 (2.50%) Remedy
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) Sun