The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 294 218 214
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -4
Contract jobs citing AIX 349 464 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.91% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.79% 3.99% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 237 198
Average daily rate
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£399 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £382
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.13 £42.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £33.74 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £44.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.13 £38.28 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +61.16%

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
12507 11628 10791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.06% 22.71% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7404 6469 5707
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1048 1117
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

AIX Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

AIX
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
England -79 312 £400 -4.59% 38
London -29 109 £420 -2.83% 6
South East -55 56 £375 -6.25% 10
West Midlands +6 46 £425 +3.65% 1
Hampshire -35 32 £375 +3.44% 4
Yorkshire +10 31 £399 -8.70% 8
Scotland -35 24 £375 -11.76% 1
North West -57 22 £350 +4.36% 5
West Yorkshire -4 20 £400 -8.57% 6
City of London -13 18 £575 +35.29% 1
Havant -1 16 £363 +3.57% 2
East Midlands +6 13 £350 +13.17% 4
Leeds - 12 £175 - 2
East of England -10 11 £500 - 2
Manchester -11 11 £450 +26.31% 3
North East -20 11 £275 -41.36%
South West -23 11 £524 +161.87% 2
South Yorkshire - 11 £378 - 2
Birmingham -1 10 £413 +39.35%
Tyne and Wear -20 10 £275 -41.36%
Edinburgh -37 9 £500 +11.11% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 8 £313 -9.74% 3
Cheshire -27 8 £300 -10.97% 2
Sheffield - 8 £388 -
Nottingham -1 7 £313 -9.74% 2
South Wales -12 7 £344 -1.78%
Berkshire -18 7 £300 -36.50% 4
Wales -19 7 £344 -1.78%
Feltham - 7 £272 -
Halifax +3 6 £425 -5.55% 3

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 447 (63.05%) Linux
2 364 (51.34%) UNIX
3 285 (40.20%) Windows
4 280 (39.49%) Oracle
5 268 (37.80%) IBM
6 223 (31.45%) Solaris
7 165 (23.27%) SQL
8 154 (21.72%) WebSphere
9 134 (18.90%) Red Hat
10 131 (18.48%) Finance
10 131 (18.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 128 (18.05%) VMware
11 128 (18.05%) SAN
12 123 (17.35%) HP
13 108 (15.23%) Java
14 107 (15.09%) DB2
15 105 (14.81%) Perl
16 103 (14.53%) Shell Script
17 99 (13.96%) Migration
18 94 (13.26%) Microsoft
19 92 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
20 84 (11.85%) SQL Server
21 82 (11.57%) Oracle Database
22 79 (11.14%) ITIL
23 75 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
24 71 (10.01%) HPUX
25 69 (9.73%) Middleware
25 69 (9.73%) Banking
26 68 (9.59%) Mainframe
27 67 (9.45%) EMC

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 154 (21.72%) WebSphere
2 67 (9.45%) Apache
3 51 (7.19%) WebLogic
4 48 (6.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 39 (5.50%) JBoss
6 35 (4.94%) IIS
7 32 (4.51%) Tomcat
8 26 (3.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 25 (3.53%) IBM HTTP Server
10 12 (1.69%) Confluence
11 9 (1.27%) OpenROAD
11 9 (1.27%) MS Exchange
12 8 (1.13%) SAS
12 8 (1.13%) NetWeaver
13 7 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
13 7 (0.99%) WebSphere Portal
13 7 (0.99%) SharePoint
13 7 (0.99%) CICS
14 6 (0.85%) MQSeries
14 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.53%) MS Office
3 7 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) SPSS
5 1 (0.14%) DOC1
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.85%) Maximo
4 6 (0.85%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.71%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.56%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
9 1 (0.14%) AWD
9 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.14%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.27%) SaaS
2 4 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.14%) PaaS
3 1 (0.14%) IaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 128 (18.05%) SAN
2 46 (6.49%) DNS
3 45 (6.35%) Firewall
4 37 (5.22%) TCP/IP
5 31 (4.37%) LDAP
6 29 (4.09%) WAN
6 29 (4.09%) SSL
7 27 (3.81%) VPN
8 23 (3.24%) FTP
9 20 (2.82%) LAN
9 20 (2.82%) VLAN
9 20 (2.82%) Network Security
10 19 (2.68%) Ethernet
10 19 (2.68%) Internet
11 18 (2.54%) DHCP
11 18 (2.54%) NetScaler
12 16 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (2.26%) Cisco ISE
12 16 (2.26%) BGP
12 16 (2.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (15.09%) DB2
2 84 (11.85%) SQL Server
3 82 (11.57%) Oracle Database
4 56 (7.90%) Relational Database
5 49 (6.91%) RDBMS
6 27 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 22 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (2.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (1.97%) MySQL
10 11 (1.55%) SQLPlus
10 11 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.41%) Ingres
12 9 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
12 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.99%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.99%) SAP HANA
15 6 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 46 (6.49%) ClearCase
2 32 (4.51%) ClearQuest
3 28 (3.95%) Maven
4 25 (3.53%) JIRA
5 19 (2.68%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.68%) Subversion
6 16 (2.26%) TestDirector
7 15 (2.12%) Ant
8 14 (1.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 13 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (1.83%) WinRunner
9 13 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
10 12 (1.69%) Hudson
11 11 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 10 (1.41%) Toad
13 8 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.85%) SoapUI
14 6 (0.85%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (0.71%) JBehave
General
1 131 (18.48%) Finance
2 69 (9.73%) Banking
3 36 (5.08%) Retail
4 23 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.96%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.13%) Advertising
6 8 (1.13%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.85%) Legal
8 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.42%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.42%) French Language
9 3 (0.42%) Publishing
9 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Marketing
11 1 (0.14%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 106 (14.95%) Architect
2 91 (12.83%) Administrator
3 80 (11.28%) Analyst
4 56 (7.90%) Developer
4 56 (7.90%) Consultant
5 44 (6.21%) UNIX Administrator
5 44 (6.21%) Infrastructure Architect
6 37 (5.22%) DBA
7 35 (4.94%) Support Analyst
8 30 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
9 27 (3.81%) Technical Architect
10 25 (3.53%) Oracle DBA
11 24 (3.39%) UNIX Engineer
12 23 (3.24%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 21 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
14 20 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (2.82%) Applications Support
15 19 (2.68%) AIX Administrator
15 19 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
16 15 (2.12%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (9.73%) Middleware
2 55 (7.76%) HTML
3 51 (7.19%) WebSphere MQ
4 47 (6.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 40 (5.64%) Web Services
6 32 (4.51%) CSS
7 29 (4.09%) JSP
8 27 (3.81%) J2EE
9 23 (3.24%) XML
10 19 (2.68%) .NET
11 16 (2.26%) jQuery
11 16 (2.26%) Regular Expression
12 14 (1.97%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (1.27%) YUI
14 8 (1.13%) JDBC
14 8 (1.13%) SOAP
14 8 (1.13%) SAP Basis
15 7 (0.99%) XSD
15 7 (0.99%) Worklight
16 6 (0.85%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (9.59%) Mainframe
3 47 (6.63%) Clustering
4 43 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 39 (5.50%) HACMP
6 36 (5.08%) Open Source
7 22 (3.10%) DataPower
8 16 (2.26%) AS400
9 13 (1.83%) PDA
9 13 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.55%) LPAR
10 11 (1.55%) Replication
10 11 (1.55%) PMI
11 9 (1.27%) iSeries
12 8 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.99%) Credit Risk
14 6 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
15 5 (0.71%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.71%) Smart Meter
15 5 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 447 (63.05%) Linux
2 364 (51.34%) UNIX
3 285 (40.20%) Windows
4 223 (31.45%) Solaris
5 131 (18.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 71 (10.01%) HPUX
7 46 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (6.35%) SUSE
9 42 (5.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 30 (4.23%) Oracle Linux
11 28 (3.95%) Windows 7
12 26 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (2.68%) Windows XP
14 16 (2.26%) zOS
15 8 (1.13%) VMS
15 8 (1.13%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.71%) CentOS
17 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.42%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (13.96%) Migration
2 79 (11.14%) ITIL
3 64 (9.03%) Change Management
4 53 (7.48%) Service Management
5 51 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
6 48 (6.77%) Service Delivery
6 48 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (5.78%) Configuration Management
9 40 (5.64%) DevOps
10 38 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 34 (4.80%) Technical Architecture
12 32 (4.51%) E-Commerce
13 31 (4.37%) Workflow
14 27 (3.81%) Workflow Management
15 26 (3.67%) Performance Analysis
16 24 (3.39%) Line Management
17 22 (3.10%) Performance Monitoring
17 22 (3.10%) Load Balancing
18 21 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 165 (23.27%) SQL
2 108 (15.23%) Java
3 105 (14.81%) Perl
4 103 (14.53%) Shell Script
5 64 (9.03%) Bash Shell
6 56 (7.90%) Korn
7 51 (7.19%) JavaScript
8 46 (6.49%) Python
9 42 (5.92%) C
10 26 (3.67%) PL/SQL
11 19 (2.68%) Ruby
12 16 (2.26%) C++
13 15 (2.12%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.55%) C#
14 11 (1.55%) PHP
14 11 (1.55%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.41%) Jython
16 6 (0.85%) COBOL
16 6 (0.85%) VB
17 3 (0.42%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 64 (9.03%) Security Cleared
2 43 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.26%) MCSE
5 15 (2.12%) MCITP
6 14 (1.97%) Degree
7 13 (1.83%) MCTS
7 13 (1.83%) MCSA
8 12 (1.69%) CISSP
8 12 (1.69%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.55%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.71%) RHCE
11 4 (0.56%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.42%) OSCP
12 3 (0.42%) CEH
12 3 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.42%) IBM AIX Certification
12 3 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.24%) SLA
2 14 (1.97%) QA
3 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (4.65%) VMware ESX
3 32 (4.51%) Oracle RAC
4 27 (3.81%) Active Directory
5 26 (3.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 26 (3.67%) vSphere
6 25 (3.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 22 (3.10%) PowerHA
8 20 (2.82%) Firmware
9 16 (2.26%) Hyper-V
9 16 (2.26%) FreeRADIUS
10 13 (1.83%) NFS
11 11 (1.55%) GPFS
11 11 (1.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 10 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 10 (1.41%) Squid
13 9 (1.27%) XenApp
14 7 (0.99%) KVM
14 7 (0.99%) RHEV
14 7 (0.99%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 66 (9.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 64 (9.03%) Tivoli
3 40 (5.64%) Puppet
4 25 (3.53%) NetBackup
5 23 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
6 20 (2.82%) Data Guard
6 20 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (2.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 13 (1.83%) Netcool
8 13 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
9 9 (1.27%) Control-M
10 6 (0.85%) Nessus
10 6 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 6 (0.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 6 (0.85%) CORE IMPACT
11 5 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.71%) EMC TimeFinder
11 5 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.71%) OpenView
Vendors
1 280 (39.49%) Oracle
2 268 (37.80%) IBM
3 134 (18.90%) Red Hat
4 128 (18.05%) VMware
5 123 (17.35%) HP
6 94 (13.26%) Microsoft
7 67 (9.45%) EMC
8 56 (7.90%) Citrix
9 53 (7.48%) Veritas
10 50 (7.05%) Sun
11 43 (6.06%) Cisco
12 34 (4.80%) SAP
13 32 (4.51%) NetApp
14 28 (3.95%) Brocade
15 22 (3.10%) webMethods
16 21 (2.96%) Software AG
17 20 (2.82%) CheckPoint
18 16 (2.26%) CA
19 15 (2.12%) BMC
20 14 (1.97%) Dell
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago