The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 213 320 323
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +3
Contract jobs citing AIX 570 341 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 0.66% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.06% 2.97% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 164 170
Average daily rate £400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £574 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £419 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.63% +8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +128.57%
AIX
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11269 11494 11001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.99% 22.32% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7123 6615 6289
Average daily rate £390 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 938 984
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £37.50 £35.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in England

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIX across the England region.

AIX Daily Rate Trend in England

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in England

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the England region.

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in England

AIX
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

AIX Hourly Rate Histogram in England

AIX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +68 210 £400 -11.11% 10
South East -15 112 £413 -10.81% 9
North West +26 79 £425 -5.55% 6
North East +18 65 £285 -10.85% 7
Yorkshire +22 38 £450 +30.28% 5
West Midlands +6 24 £375 -16.66%
East Midlands +12 18 £400 +14.69% 4
East of England +17 17 £375 -16.66% 2
South West -2 4 £375 -16.66% 1
Midlands -5 2 - -
AIX
UK

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 627 (65.72%) Linux
2 549 (57.55%) Unix
3 372 (38.99%) Solaris
4 348 (36.48%) Oracle
5 324 (33.96%) IBM
6 318 (33.33%) Windows
7 261 (27.36%) Red Hat
8 255 (26.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 225 (23.58%) WebSphere
10 199 (20.86%) Finance
11 182 (19.08%) ITIL
12 175 (18.34%) Shell Script
13 169 (17.71%) VMware
14 165 (17.30%) Java
15 153 (16.04%) Middleware
16 152 (15.93%) Security Cleared
17 146 (15.30%) Perl
18 133 (13.94%) HP
19 131 (13.73%) Migration
20 126 (13.21%) SQL
21 124 (13.00%) SAN
22 121 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
23 120 (12.58%) SC Cleared
24 115 (12.05%) Data Centre
25 114 (11.95%) DB2
26 113 (11.84%) WebLogic
26 113 (11.84%) Veritas
27 111 (11.64%) Microsoft
27 111 (11.64%) SSL
28 107 (11.22%) WebSphere Application Server

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 225 (23.58%) WebSphere
2 113 (11.84%) WebLogic
3 107 (11.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 65 (6.81%) Apache
5 46 (4.82%) JBoss
6 43 (4.51%) IIS
7 40 (4.19%) Tomcat
8 36 (3.77%) IBM HTTP Server
9 33 (3.46%) Oracle Application Server
10 30 (3.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 26 (2.73%) iPlanet
11 26 (2.73%) MQSeries
12 21 (2.20%) WebSphere Process Server
13 18 (1.89%) Tuxedo
14 16 (1.68%) PowerExchange
15 14 (1.47%) AquaLogic
15 14 (1.47%) MS Exchange
15 14 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
16 12 (1.26%) Jetty
16 12 (1.26%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 25 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.94%) MS Project
3 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.63%) MS Office
5 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 13 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (1.05%) OpenText MBPM
5 7 (0.73%) SAP R/3
6 6 (0.63%) BusinessWare
7 5 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.31%) Siebel Analytics
10 2 (0.21%) Infor LN
11 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.10%) SAP Retail
11 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.10%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.94%) SaaS
3 8 (0.84%) IaaS
4 7 (0.73%) PaaS
5 6 (0.63%) Office 365
5 6 (0.63%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.10%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 124 (13.00%) SAN
2 111 (11.64%) SSL
3 86 (9.01%) Firewall
4 75 (7.86%) DNS
5 49 (5.14%) TCP/IP
6 41 (4.30%) HTTP
7 36 (3.77%) WAN
8 31 (3.25%) LDAP
9 28 (2.94%) LAN
10 24 (2.52%) FTP
10 24 (2.52%) Network Security
10 24 (2.52%) VPN
11 23 (2.41%) SSH
12 19 (1.99%) DHCP
13 18 (1.89%) NAS
14 15 (1.57%) Internet
14 15 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (1.57%) VLAN
15 13 (1.36%) iSCSI
16 12 (1.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (11.95%) DB2
2 99 (10.38%) Oracle Database
3 53 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 48 (5.03%) SQL Server
5 42 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 30 (3.14%) PowerCenter
7 24 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
8 23 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
9 19 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (1.57%) MySQL
10 15 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
11 14 (1.47%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (1.15%) DataStage
14 11 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.94%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
17 7 (0.73%) Data Mining
17 7 (0.73%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 32 (3.35%) Git (software)
1 32 (3.35%) Jenkins
2 25 (2.62%) Subversion
3 21 (2.20%) Maven
4 17 (1.78%) Introscope
5 13 (1.36%) Ant
6 12 (1.26%) Log4j
6 12 (1.26%) Travis CI
7 11 (1.15%) JIRA
8 10 (1.05%) ClearCase
9 7 (0.73%) ClearQuest
9 7 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.52%) Artifactory
10 5 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.52%) Gradle
10 5 (0.52%) JIRA Agile
10 5 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.52%) TortoiseSVN
10 5 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 199 (20.86%) Finance
2 106 (11.11%) Banking
3 32 (3.35%) Retail
4 16 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.15%) Marketing
7 10 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.42%) Back Office
9 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Billing
11 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.10%) Electronics
12 1 (0.10%) Games
12 1 (0.10%) German Language
12 1 (0.10%) Law
12 1 (0.10%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 185 (19.39%) Administrator
2 116 (12.16%) Consultant
3 103 (10.80%) Architect
4 87 (9.12%) Systems Administrator
5 74 (7.76%) Developer
6 62 (6.50%) AIX Administrator
7 55 (5.77%) Unix Administrator
8 54 (5.66%) Unix Engineer
9 53 (5.56%) DBA
10 44 (4.61%) Infrastructure Architect
11 43 (4.51%) Linux Administrator
12 42 (4.40%) AIX Systems Administrator
13 41 (4.30%) Analyst
13 41 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
14 39 (4.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 38 (3.98%) AIX Consultant
15 38 (3.98%) AIX Engineer
16 37 (3.88%) Solaris Consultant
17 36 (3.77%) Support Engineer
18 31 (3.25%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (16.04%) Middleware
2 87 (9.12%) WebSphere MQ
3 48 (5.03%) J2EE
4 41 (4.30%) IBM Integration Bus
5 40 (4.19%) Web Services
6 37 (3.88%) XML
7 35 (3.67%) HTML
8 21 (2.20%) JSON
9 18 (1.89%) Servlets
10 15 (1.57%) .NET
10 15 (1.57%) Software Packaging
11 14 (1.47%) Java EE
12 13 (1.36%) jQuery
13 12 (1.26%) Regular Expression
14 11 (1.15%) POSIX
15 10 (1.05%) HTML5
16 9 (0.94%) JSP
17 8 (0.84%) AngularJS
17 8 (0.84%) MCollective
17 8 (0.84%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 115 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 70 (7.34%) Clustering
3 62 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (5.77%) HACMP
5 54 (5.66%) DataPower
6 44 (4.61%) Mainframe
7 31 (3.25%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.31%) Computer Science
9 21 (2.20%) Replication
10 12 (1.26%) FMCG
10 12 (1.26%) VCE vBlock
11 10 (1.05%) iSeries
12 9 (0.94%) Health Informatics
12 9 (0.94%) Informatics
12 9 (0.94%) LPAR
13 8 (0.84%) Device Driver
13 8 (0.84%) FlexPod
14 7 (0.73%) CMDB
14 7 (0.73%) PKI
14 7 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 627 (65.72%) Linux
2 549 (57.55%) Unix
3 372 (38.99%) Solaris
4 318 (33.33%) Windows
5 255 (26.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 97 (10.17%) HPUX
7 80 (8.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 73 (7.65%) SUSE
9 66 (6.92%) Windows Server
10 40 (4.19%) Oracle Linux
11 36 (3.77%) zOS
12 28 (2.94%) CentOS
13 27 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (1.57%) Mac OS
16 12 (1.26%) OS/390
16 12 (1.26%) VMS
16 12 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (1.15%) Windows XP
18 10 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (19.08%) ITIL
2 131 (13.73%) Migration
3 97 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (10.17%) Change Management
4 95 (9.96%) Configuration Management
5 67 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 62 (6.50%) Service Management
7 54 (5.66%) DevOps
8 52 (5.45%) High Availability
9 47 (4.93%) Problem Management
9 47 (4.93%) Project Management
10 46 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 41 (4.30%) Release Management
12 40 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 38 (3.98%) Service Delivery
14 34 (3.56%) ITIL V3
14 34 (3.56%) SDLC
15 33 (3.46%) OO
16 32 (3.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 175 (18.34%) Shell Script
2 165 (17.30%) Java
3 146 (15.30%) Perl
4 126 (13.21%) SQL
5 88 (9.22%) C
6 70 (7.34%) Python
7 61 (6.39%) Bash Shell
8 57 (5.97%) Korn
9 43 (4.51%) C++
10 40 (4.19%) PL/SQL
11 30 (3.14%) JavaScript
12 21 (2.20%) Jython
13 17 (1.78%) C#
13 17 (1.78%) PHP
14 15 (1.57%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.26%) COBOL
15 12 (1.26%) Ruby
16 10 (1.05%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.63%) VB
18 5 (0.52%) AWK
Qualifications
1 152 (15.93%) Security Cleared
2 120 (12.58%) SC Cleared
3 46 (4.82%) Degree
4 22 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 22 (2.31%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.10%) CISSP
6 19 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.78%) IBM AIX Certification
8 15 (1.57%) CISM
9 11 (1.15%) CCNA
10 8 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (0.63%) CCSP
12 5 (0.52%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.52%) GCIA
12 5 (0.52%) GCIH
12 5 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.42%) OCP
14 3 (0.31%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.46%) SLA
2 16 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.26%) QA
4 11 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.94%) COBIT
6 6 (0.63%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.52%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.42%) COSO
8 4 (0.42%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.10%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 121 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 34 (3.56%) Oracle RAC
4 27 (2.83%) vSphere
5 26 (2.73%) GPFS
6 25 (2.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 23 (2.41%) Oracle Clusterware
8 22 (2.31%) NFS
9 18 (1.89%) Hyper-V
9 18 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 18 (1.89%) Xen
10 17 (1.78%) KVM
11 16 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (1.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 12 (1.26%) PowerHA
14 9 (0.94%) Docker
14 9 (0.94%) RHEV
14 9 (0.94%) Veritas File System
15 7 (0.73%) VMware ESX
16 6 (0.63%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 65 (6.81%) Puppet
2 58 (6.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 56 (5.87%) Tivoli
4 29 (3.04%) NetBackup
5 24 (2.52%) Control-M
5 24 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (2.20%) HP Data Protector
7 19 (1.99%) Oracle RMAN
7 19 (1.99%) QRadar
8 15 (1.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 12 (1.26%) Data Guard
10 11 (1.15%) Ansible
10 11 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
10 11 (1.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 10 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (0.94%) vRealize
12 9 (0.94%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.84%) Foglight
13 8 (0.84%) SCCM
13 8 (0.84%) yum
Vendors
1 348 (36.48%) Oracle
2 324 (33.96%) IBM
3 261 (27.36%) Red Hat
4 169 (17.71%) VMware
5 133 (13.94%) HP
6 113 (11.84%) Veritas
7 111 (11.64%) Microsoft
8 76 (7.97%) Sun
9 67 (7.02%) Informatica
10 48 (5.03%) Cisco
11 45 (4.72%) Citrix
12 44 (4.61%) EMC
13 38 (3.98%) Axway
14 28 (2.94%) Dell
14 28 (2.94%) SAP
15 26 (2.73%) NetApp
16 25 (2.62%) Siebel
17 24 (2.52%) BMC
17 24 (2.52%) CA
18 21 (2.20%) webMethods
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