The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 171 178 106
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -72
Contract jobs citing AIX 104 73 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.79% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.42% 3.23% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 27 93
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£445 £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
- +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
AIX
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2352 2262 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.75% 24.56% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1130 1060
Average daily rate £351 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 237 235
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in the South East

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

AIX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Berkshire +22 41 £485 +25.56% 1
Hampshire +1 33 £394 -2.89% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 13 £325 -45.83%
Surrey -3 7 £360 -31.42% 1
Kent +4 6 £450 -5.26%
West Sussex -10 3 £540 -
Sussex - 1 £423 -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 133 (61.57%) Linux
2 110 (50.93%) UNIX
3 98 (45.37%) IBM
4 91 (42.13%) Windows
5 82 (37.96%) Solaris
6 76 (35.19%) WebSphere
7 60 (27.78%) DB2
8 58 (26.85%) Oracle
9 56 (25.93%) Shell Script
10 52 (24.07%) Finance
11 51 (23.61%) VMware
11 51 (23.61%) SAN
12 47 (21.76%) Red Hat
12 47 (21.76%) SQL
13 43 (19.91%) Clustering
14 42 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 39 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (16.67%) ITIL
16 36 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 32 (14.81%) Java
18 31 (14.35%) Veritas
18 31 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
19 30 (13.89%) Data Centre
20 29 (13.43%) Tivoli
21 28 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
22 27 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
22 27 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
22 27 (12.50%) Management Information System
22 27 (12.50%) Korn
23 25 (11.57%) Perl

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 76 (35.19%) WebSphere
2 27 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (5.56%) Apache
4 11 (5.09%) MS Exchange
5 10 (4.63%) IBM HTTP Server
6 8 (3.70%) Commerce Server
7 5 (2.31%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (1.39%) SAP Portal
8 3 (1.39%) IIS
8 3 (1.39%) JBoss
8 3 (1.39%) MediaWiki
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.46%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.46%) Confluence
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 17 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.24%) MS Project
4 3 (1.39%) MS Office
4 3 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (9.72%) Maximo
2 6 (2.78%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (1.85%) BusinessWare
3 4 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.85%) Fredhopper
4 3 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 51 (23.61%) SAN
2 13 (6.02%) LDAP
2 13 (6.02%) HTTP
2 13 (6.02%) SSL
3 11 (5.09%) DNS
4 10 (4.63%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (3.70%) Firewall
6 8 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (3.24%) FCoE
7 7 (3.24%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.85%) DMZ
9 3 (1.39%) Broadband
9 3 (1.39%) VPN
9 3 (1.39%) NAS
9 3 (1.39%) SSH
10 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.46%) IPsec
11 1 (0.46%) VLAN
11 1 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (27.78%) DB2
2 16 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.09%) PowerCenter
5 10 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (3.70%) MySQL
6 8 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.85%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.39%) DB2 UDB
8 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.93%) OLTP
9 2 (0.93%) Informix
10 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (3.24%) JIRA
2 2 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.46%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.46%) PowerBuilder
General
1 52 (24.07%) Finance
2 8 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 8 (3.70%) Retail
3 7 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.78%) Banking
5 4 (1.85%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.93%) Back Office
6 2 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (15.28%) Administrator
2 31 (14.35%) Developer
3 26 (12.04%) Analyst
4 23 (10.65%) Consultant
5 18 (8.33%) Architect
6 17 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (5.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 11 (5.09%) UNIX Administrator
7 11 (5.09%) AIX Administrator
8 10 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.63%) AIX Specialist
9 9 (4.17%) Ab Initio Developer
9 9 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.17%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
10 7 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (2.78%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.78%) Storage Analyst
11 6 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (2.78%) Security Architect
12 5 (2.31%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (8.33%) Middleware
3 16 (7.41%) XML
3 16 (7.41%) JMS
4 13 (6.02%) JSON
5 9 (4.17%) HTML
6 7 (3.24%) CSS
6 7 (3.24%) Ajax
7 6 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (2.31%) SAP Basis
9 4 (1.85%) Worklight
10 3 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.93%) Web Services
11 2 (0.93%) SAP PI
12 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
12 1 (0.46%) SPML
12 1 (0.46%) REST
12 1 (0.46%) Regular Expression
12 1 (0.46%) SailPoint
12 1 (0.46%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.91%) Clustering
2 30 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 27 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 25 (11.57%) DataPower
5 24 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (8.80%) HACMP
7 13 (6.02%) iSeries
8 12 (5.56%) AS400
9 8 (3.70%) Cryptography
10 7 (3.24%) Mainframe
11 6 (2.78%) LPAR
12 4 (1.85%) Data Integration
13 3 (1.39%) Public Cloud
13 3 (1.39%) PKI
13 3 (1.39%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
15 1 (0.46%) APACS
15 1 (0.46%) Web 2.0
15 1 (0.46%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 133 (61.57%) Linux
2 110 (50.93%) UNIX
3 91 (42.13%) Windows
4 82 (37.96%) Solaris
5 42 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.48%) HPUX
7 8 (3.70%) zOS
8 5 (2.31%) VMS
8 5 (2.31%) CentOS
9 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.93%) SUSE
10 2 (0.93%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.67%) ITIL
3 28 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
4 24 (11.11%) Change Management
5 22 (10.19%) Migration
6 19 (8.80%) Project Management
7 14 (6.48%) ETL
7 14 (6.48%) High Availability
8 12 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 11 (5.09%) Software Testing
10 10 (4.63%) Release Management
11 9 (4.17%) SIEM
11 9 (4.17%) Information Security
11 9 (4.17%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.17%) CRM
11 9 (4.17%) E-Commerce
12 8 (3.70%) Information Security Management
12 8 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.93%) Shell Script
2 47 (21.76%) SQL
3 32 (14.81%) Java
4 27 (12.50%) Korn
5 25 (11.57%) Perl
6 15 (6.94%) Python
7 14 (6.48%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.63%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.85%) C
9 4 (1.85%) C++
10 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.39%) VB
10 3 (1.39%) AWK
10 3 (1.39%) sed
11 2 (0.93%) Jython
12 1 (0.46%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 20 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.80%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.41%) IBM Certification
4 9 (4.17%) CISSP
5 6 (2.78%) Degree
6 5 (2.31%) ISEB
7 4 (1.85%) CEH
7 4 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.39%) GCIA
8 3 (1.39%) GCIH
9 2 (0.93%) MCP
9 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.46%) CCNA
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.46%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.09%) QA
2 7 (3.24%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.78%) COBIT
4 5 (2.31%) SLA
5 3 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.39%) COSO
System Software
1 31 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 13 (6.02%) NFS
4 11 (5.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 11 (5.09%) Oracle Clusterware
5 6 (2.78%) GPFS
6 5 (2.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 5 (2.31%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.39%) Veritas File System
7 3 (1.39%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.93%) vSphere
8 2 (0.93%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.46%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.46%) Samba
9 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (13.43%) Tivoli
2 22 (10.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (3.24%) Puppet
3 7 (3.24%) Oracle ZFS
4 6 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.31%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.85%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.39%) LiteSpeed
7 3 (1.39%) SCCM
7 3 (1.39%) SCOM
8 2 (0.93%) yum
8 2 (0.93%) Control-M
8 2 (0.93%) OpenView
9 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.46%) Ansible
9 1 (0.46%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 98 (45.37%) IBM
2 58 (26.85%) Oracle
3 51 (23.61%) VMware
4 47 (21.76%) Red Hat
5 36 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 31 (14.35%) Veritas
7 21 (9.72%) EMC
8 19 (8.80%) Ab Initio
9 17 (7.87%) Sun
9 17 (7.87%) SAP
10 16 (7.41%) HP
11 15 (6.94%) Citrix
12 14 (6.48%) Symantec
13 11 (5.09%) Informatica
14 9 (4.17%) 3PAR
15 8 (3.70%) Brocade
15 8 (3.70%) NetApp
16 7 (3.24%) Remedy
17 6 (2.78%) TIBCO
17 6 (2.78%) webMethods
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