The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
UK
Rank 338 258 294
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +36
Contract jobs citing AIX 271 480 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.92% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.90% 4.31% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 267 205
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 19
Median hourly rate £60.00 £19.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.68% -48.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £19.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+211.68% -48.66%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9337 11143 11564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 21.43% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5979 6783 6713
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 747 891
Median hourly rate £16.13 £17.39 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AIX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AIX
Daily Rate Trend

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AIX
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -70 240 £425 - 22
South East -9 80 £450 +5.88% 4
London -35 54 £425 -5.55% 4
North West -28 34 £431 +1.47% 4
Hampshire -14 32 £413 -13.15% 2
Surrey +23 24 £535 +25.88%
Tyne and Wear -12 20 £333 +12.71% 1
North East -23 20 £333 +12.71% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 19 £333 +12.71% 1
Scotland -14 18 £400 - 4
Havant +2 17 £390 +2.63%
South West +17 16 £470 -25.39% 6
Glasgow +10 15 £400 +28.51% 3
Manchester -13 13 £365 -20.65% 4
Redhill - 12 £518 -
Lancashire +12 10 £535 +78.33%
Cheshire +6 10 £425 -
West Sussex -10 10 £550 +33.33%
Exeter - 10 - -
Devon - 10 - -
East of England +4 9 £268 -35.15%
East Midlands -6 8 £469 +20.96%
Berkshire +16 7 £318 -20.62% 2
South Wales +16 7 £200 +45.45%
Nottingham +15 7 £488 -
Cambridgeshire +11 7 £268 -
Nottinghamshire +10 7 £488 -
Wales +8 7 £200 +45.45%
Peterborough - 7 £268 -
Gatwick - 7 £550 -

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AIX.

1 612 (79.79%) Linux
2 474 (61.80%) Unix
3 339 (44.20%) Windows
4 330 (43.02%) Oracle
5 268 (34.94%) IBM
6 218 (28.42%) Solaris
7 196 (25.55%) Red Hat
8 188 (24.51%) ITIL
9 183 (23.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 172 (22.43%) WebSphere
11 168 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
12 160 (20.86%) Perl
13 154 (20.08%) SQL
14 139 (18.12%) Microsoft
15 135 (17.60%) VMware
16 128 (16.69%) Shell Script
16 128 (16.69%) Middleware
17 127 (16.56%) Java
18 123 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
19 122 (15.91%) Finance
20 117 (15.25%) Configuration Management
21 112 (14.60%) Change Management
21 112 (14.60%) Security Cleared
22 99 (12.91%) DB2
22 99 (12.91%) WebLogic
23 98 (12.78%) DevOps
24 95 (12.39%) Oracle Database
25 92 (11.99%) Migration
26 91 (11.86%) SC Cleared
27 87 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 172 (22.43%) WebSphere
2 99 (12.91%) WebLogic
3 66 (8.60%) Apache
4 65 (8.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 46 (6.00%) JBoss
6 43 (5.61%) Tomcat
7 25 (3.26%) Oracle Application Server
8 23 (3.00%) Confluence
9 22 (2.87%) nginx
9 22 (2.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 22 (2.87%) SharePoint
10 20 (2.61%) IBM HTTP Server
10 20 (2.61%) IIS
10 20 (2.61%) iPlanet
11 18 (2.35%) MS Exchange
12 15 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 14 (1.83%) MQSeries
14 12 (1.56%) CICS
14 12 (1.56%) Tuxedo
15 10 (1.30%) GlassFish
Applications
1 64 (8.34%) MS Excel
2 55 (7.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (2.61%) MS Office
4 9 (1.17%) MS Project
5 7 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (3.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 21 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.78%) MFGPRO
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.78%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 5 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.65%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 4 (0.52%) Fredhopper
6 4 (0.52%) OpenText MBPM
7 3 (0.39%) Magento
7 3 (0.39%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.26%) Maximo
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Utilities
8 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (8.34%) SaaS
2 56 (7.30%) PaaS
3 54 (7.04%) IaaS
4 23 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (1.83%) Office 365
7 7 (0.91%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.26%) Heroku
10 2 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.26%) IBM PureFlex
10 2 (0.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 83 (10.82%) SAN
2 78 (10.17%) Firewall
3 74 (9.65%) SSL
4 67 (8.74%) DNS
5 61 (7.95%) TCP/IP
6 50 (6.52%) LDAP
7 23 (3.00%) HTTP
8 16 (2.09%) Network Security
9 12 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (1.43%) SSH
11 10 (1.30%) Kerberos
11 10 (1.30%) WAN
12 9 (1.17%) NAS
13 8 (1.04%) FTP
14 7 (0.91%) BIG-IP
14 7 (0.91%) Internet
15 6 (0.78%) DHCP
15 6 (0.78%) LAN
16 5 (0.65%) SNMP
16 5 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (12.91%) DB2
2 95 (12.39%) Oracle Database
3 83 (10.82%) SQL Server
4 45 (5.87%) Relational Database
5 33 (4.30%) MongoDB
6 32 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 28 (3.65%) Big Data
8 27 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (2.74%) RDBMS
10 18 (2.35%) NoSQL
10 18 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (1.96%) MySQL
11 15 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
13 9 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.04%) SQLPlus
15 7 (0.91%) Oracle Discoverer
15 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (6.65%) Jenkins
2 49 (6.39%) Git (software)
3 32 (4.17%) Subversion
4 29 (3.78%) JIRA
5 28 (3.65%) Ant
6 22 (2.87%) ProC
7 18 (2.35%) ClearCase
7 18 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (1.96%) ClearQuest
8 15 (1.96%) StarTeam
9 10 (1.30%) Selenium
10 9 (1.17%) Apache Ivy
10 9 (1.17%) JUnit
11 6 (0.78%) PeopleTools
12 5 (0.65%) CA Gen
12 5 (0.65%) PVCS
13 4 (0.52%) Introscope
13 4 (0.52%) Maven
13 4 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.39%) Eclipse
General
1 122 (15.91%) Finance
2 45 (5.87%) Banking
3 28 (3.65%) Law
4 24 (3.13%) Retail
5 7 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.39%) Front Office
7 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.26%) Electronics
8 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.26%) Local Government
8 2 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.13%) Advertising
9 1 (0.13%) Games
9 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 105 (13.69%) Architect
2 83 (10.82%) Analyst
3 73 (9.52%) Administrator
4 52 (6.78%) Consultant
5 49 (6.39%) DBA
6 45 (5.87%) Developer
7 44 (5.74%) Unix Engineer
8 39 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
9 34 (4.43%) Oracle DBA
10 33 (4.30%) AIX Engineer
11 32 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
11 32 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 29 (3.78%) Systems Administrator
13 28 (3.65%) Unix Administrator
14 26 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
14 26 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
14 26 (3.39%) Support Analyst
15 25 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
15 25 (3.26%) Support Engineer
16 24 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (16.69%) Middleware
2 50 (6.52%) J2EE
3 45 (5.87%) XML
4 40 (5.22%) HTML
4 40 (5.22%) Web Services
4 40 (5.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 30 (3.91%) JSON
6 27 (3.52%) Software Packaging
7 23 (3.00%) IBM Integration Bus
8 17 (2.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 11 (1.43%) Regular Expression
9 11 (1.43%) SOAP
10 10 (1.30%) SAP Basis
11 9 (1.17%) MCollective
11 9 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (1.04%) XSD
13 7 (0.91%) JSP
13 7 (0.91%) WSDL
13 7 (0.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 123 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (11.08%) Data Centre
3 67 (8.74%) Clustering
4 66 (8.60%) Mainframe
5 28 (3.65%) DataPower
6 27 (3.52%) IBM Mainframe
7 25 (3.26%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.74%) Tandem
9 19 (2.48%) Replication
10 18 (2.35%) HACMP
11 14 (1.83%) EMC VMAX
11 14 (1.83%) EMC VNX
12 9 (1.17%) Symmetrix
13 8 (1.04%) PKI
14 7 (0.91%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.78%) SWIFT
16 4 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
16 4 (0.52%) Mobile App
17 3 (0.39%) HP StoreVirtual
17 3 (0.39%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 612 (79.79%) Linux
2 474 (61.80%) Unix
3 339 (44.20%) Windows
4 218 (28.42%) Solaris
5 183 (23.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 85 (11.08%) HPUX
7 81 (10.56%) Windows Server
8 70 (9.13%) Windows XP
9 68 (8.87%) SUSE
10 65 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (6.39%) Windows 2000
12 41 (5.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 41 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 38 (4.95%) Oracle Linux
14 37 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 26 (3.39%) zOS
16 23 (3.00%) Windows 7
17 14 (1.83%) Windows 10
18 9 (1.17%) Apple iOS
18 9 (1.17%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (24.51%) ITIL
2 168 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (15.25%) Configuration Management
4 112 (14.60%) Change Management
5 98 (12.78%) DevOps
6 92 (11.99%) Migration
7 83 (10.82%) Service Management
8 78 (10.17%) Open Source
9 63 (8.21%) High Availability
10 61 (7.95%) ITSM
11 54 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
12 52 (6.78%) Data Management
12 52 (6.78%) Problem Management
13 51 (6.65%) Release Management
14 46 (6.00%) PRINCE2
15 43 (5.61%) Service Delivery
16 40 (5.22%) Load Balancing
17 39 (5.08%) OO
17 39 (5.08%) SDLC
18 35 (4.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 160 (20.86%) Perl
2 154 (20.08%) SQL
3 128 (16.69%) Shell Script
4 127 (16.56%) Java
5 66 (8.60%) Bash Shell
6 60 (7.82%) Python
7 54 (7.04%) JavaScript
8 49 (6.39%) Korn
9 35 (4.56%) PHP
10 34 (4.43%) C
11 31 (4.04%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.61%) PL/SQL
13 17 (2.22%) Ruby
14 16 (2.09%) VBScript
15 12 (1.56%) Jython
16 11 (1.43%) VB
17 10 (1.30%) C++
18 7 (0.91%) XPath
19 6 (0.78%) Bourne shell
19 6 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 112 (14.60%) Security Cleared
2 91 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 34 (4.43%) Degree
4 25 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.83%) MCITP
6 14 (1.83%) MCSA
6 14 (1.83%) MCSE
6 14 (1.83%) MCTS
6 14 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.91%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.65%) RHCSA
10 4 (0.52%) CISSP
10 4 (0.52%) IBM AIX Certification
10 4 (0.52%) ISEB
10 4 (0.52%) PMP
10 4 (0.52%) RHCE
11 2 (0.26%) CISM
11 2 (0.26%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.39%) SLA
2 11 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (1.43%) QA
3 9 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.78%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.26%) COBIT
6 2 (0.26%) COSO
6 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.26%) SAS 70
System Software
1 87 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 41 (5.35%) Oracle RAC
4 31 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (3.91%) Docker
6 29 (3.78%) PowerHA
7 25 (3.26%) Hyper-V
8 21 (2.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 19 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (1.96%) Oracle Clusterware
11 14 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 14 (1.83%) vSphere
12 13 (1.69%) GPFS
13 11 (1.43%) SRDF
13 11 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 10 (1.30%) NFS
15 9 (1.17%) Veritas File System
16 8 (1.04%) Samba
17 7 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
18 6 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 79 (10.30%) Puppet
2 71 (9.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 48 (6.26%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (5.61%) Tivoli
5 41 (5.35%) Ansible
6 29 (3.78%) Netcool
7 21 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
7 21 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
8 19 (2.48%) Control-M
8 19 (2.48%) Data Guard
9 18 (2.35%) SCOM
10 16 (2.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 15 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
11 15 (1.96%) QRadar
12 12 (1.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 10 (1.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 9 (1.17%) Nessus
14 9 (1.17%) NetBackup
14 9 (1.17%) Packer
14 9 (1.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 330 (43.02%) Oracle
2 268 (34.94%) IBM
3 196 (25.55%) Red Hat
4 139 (18.12%) Microsoft
5 135 (17.60%) VMware
6 84 (10.95%) HP
7 57 (7.43%) Veritas
8 51 (6.65%) Sun
9 47 (6.13%) EMC
10 45 (5.87%) Cisco
11 37 (4.82%) Citrix
12 31 (4.04%) CA
13 29 (3.78%) NetApp
13 29 (3.78%) Siebel
14 26 (3.39%) Axway
14 26 (3.39%) SAP
15 22 (2.87%) Informatica
16 21 (2.74%) F5
17 19 (2.48%) Intel Security
17 19 (2.48%) Splunk
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