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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 224 286 335
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +49
Contract jobs citing AIX 589 438 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 0.77% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.88% 3.58% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 246 188
Median daily rate £400 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £320 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £534 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-15.29% -

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
12070 12224 12428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.35% 21.41% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7660 7265 7048
Median daily rate £395 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 616 951 1050
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +45 494 £400 -8.57% 28
North East +42 140 £275 -40.48% 4
Tyne and Wear +30 135 £273 -41.02% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +35 134 £273 -35.76% 4
South East +5 94 £450 - 4
London -59 90 £475 +9.82% 7
North West +60 87 £425 +13.33% 4
Scotland +31 73 £330 -22.35% 2
Hampshire +21 56 £435 +2.35% 1
Yorkshire +3 37 £430 +0.23% 3
Cheshire +29 33 £425 -3.51%
Manchester +13 30 £450 +23.28% 2
West Yorkshire -4 26 £430 -0.11% 3
Berkshire -13 26 £500 +7.52% 2
Edinburgh +3 25 £450 -0.55% 1
Renfrewshire +5 24 £320 -9.85%
Erskine +2 24 £320 -9.85%
Warrington - 21 £425 -
Glasgow +12 20 £325 -7.14% 1
West Midlands -34 19 £350 -22.22% 3
Lancashire - 15 £425 - 1
East of England +30 14 £468 +6.85% 1
Halifax -4 14 £430 +0.46% 1
Warwickshire +4 13 £350 -15.15% 1
Reading -8 13 £550 +22.22% 2
City of London +21 11 £600 +33.33% 1
Portsmouth - 10 £435 -
Havant +4 9 £390 -8.23%
Surrey +2 9 £450 +14.64%
Bracknell 0 9 £475 +18.75%

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 819 (64.49%) Linux
2 663 (52.20%) Unix
3 515 (40.55%) Windows
4 512 (40.31%) Solaris
5 478 (37.64%) Oracle
6 404 (31.81%) IBM
7 374 (29.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 340 (26.77%) Red Hat
9 314 (24.72%) ITIL
10 278 (21.89%) HP
11 276 (21.73%) Security Cleared
12 221 (17.40%) SQL
13 219 (17.24%) Migration
14 218 (17.17%) WebSphere
15 216 (17.01%) Finance
16 204 (16.06%) VMware
16 204 (16.06%) Perl
16 204 (16.06%) SC Cleared
17 203 (15.98%) SAN
17 203 (15.98%) Middleware
18 202 (15.91%) Microsoft
19 193 (15.20%) HPUX
20 177 (13.94%) Shell Script
21 175 (13.78%) Change Management
22 174 (13.70%) Data Centre
23 168 (13.23%) Java
24 152 (11.97%) Clustering
25 149 (11.73%) DB2
26 140 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
27 138 (10.87%) EMC

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
1 218 (17.17%) WebSphere
2 123 (9.69%) WebLogic
3 104 (8.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 50 (3.94%) Apache
5 47 (3.70%) JBoss
6 46 (3.62%) IBM HTTP Server
7 33 (2.60%) MQSeries
7 33 (2.60%) Tuxedo
8 31 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
8 31 (2.44%) Tomcat
9 29 (2.28%) iPlanet
10 25 (1.97%) IIS
11 24 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 19 (1.50%) WebSphere Process Server
13 18 (1.42%) AquaLogic
13 18 (1.42%) OpenStack
14 17 (1.34%) CICS
15 12 (0.94%) SharePoint
15 12 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
16 11 (0.87%) Liferay
Applications
1 34 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.18%) MS Project
4 10 (0.79%) MS Office
5 4 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (1.42%) OpenText MBPM
4 14 (1.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 9 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.55%) SAP R/3
7 6 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.39%) Siebel Analytics
9 4 (0.31%) BusinessWare
10 3 (0.24%) Magento
11 2 (0.16%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (0.079%) Oracle Cash Management
12 1 (0.079%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 1 (0.079%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.87%) IaaS
3 11 (0.87%) Office 365
4 8 (0.63%) SaaS
5 7 (0.55%) PaaS
6 6 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.39%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.079%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 203 (15.98%) SAN
2 119 (9.37%) Firewall
3 103 (8.11%) SSL
4 66 (5.20%) DNS
5 42 (3.31%) DHCP
6 41 (3.23%) TCP/IP
7 36 (2.83%) HTTP
8 30 (2.36%) LAN
8 30 (2.36%) WAN
9 28 (2.20%) LDAP
10 24 (1.89%) BIG-IP
10 24 (1.89%) Network Security
11 22 (1.73%) NAS
11 22 (1.73%) VLAN
12 18 (1.42%) VPN
13 14 (1.10%) FTP
13 14 (1.10%) SSH
14 13 (1.02%) Internet
15 12 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (0.94%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (11.73%) DB2
2 108 (8.50%) Oracle Database
3 60 (4.72%) SQL Server
4 43 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 43 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.20%) MySQL
5 28 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
5 28 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
6 26 (2.05%) RDBMS
7 21 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (1.50%) Hadoop
9 17 (1.34%) Big Data
10 16 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (0.55%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.55%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.47%) DataStage
13 6 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 29 (2.28%) Subversion
2 25 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 21 (1.65%) ClearCase
3 21 (1.65%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.65%) HP UFT
3 21 (1.65%) TestDirector
3 21 (1.65%) WinRunner
4 17 (1.34%) Ant
5 15 (1.18%) ClearQuest
5 15 (1.18%) JIRA
5 15 (1.18%) Maven
6 14 (1.10%) Introscope
7 11 (0.87%) Artifactory
7 11 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (0.87%) Gradle
8 10 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
8 10 (0.79%) SoapUI
8 10 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (0.71%) Selenium
9 9 (0.71%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 216 (17.01%) Finance
2 115 (9.06%) Banking
3 29 (2.28%) Retail
4 23 (1.81%) Law
5 12 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 11 (0.87%) Investment Banking
6 11 (0.87%) Marketing
7 9 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.47%) Back Office
10 4 (0.31%) Billing
10 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.24%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.16%) Electronics
12 2 (0.16%) French Language
12 2 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.079%) Advertising
13 1 (0.079%) Front Office
13 1 (0.079%) Games
Job Titles
1 250 (19.69%) Administrator
2 176 (13.86%) Architect
3 132 (10.39%) Consultant
4 94 (7.40%) Systems Administrator
5 89 (7.01%) Infrastructure Architect
6 77 (6.06%) Unix Administrator
7 76 (5.98%) AIX Administrator
8 72 (5.67%) Developer
8 72 (5.67%) Linux Administrator
9 66 (5.20%) Analyst
10 57 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
11 51 (4.02%) Unix Engineer
12 49 (3.86%) Support Engineer
13 48 (3.78%) DBA
14 47 (3.70%) AIX Consultant
14 47 (3.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 44 (3.46%) Oracle DBA
16 40 (3.15%) Unix Consultant
17 39 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
18 38 (2.99%) AIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (15.98%) Middleware
2 86 (6.77%) WebSphere MQ
3 52 (4.09%) J2EE
4 45 (3.54%) IBM Integration Bus
5 35 (2.76%) Web Services
6 28 (2.20%) XML
7 26 (2.05%) JSP
8 22 (1.73%) Regular Expression
9 18 (1.42%) HTML
10 16 (1.26%) JSON
11 15 (1.18%) Software Packaging
12 13 (1.02%) SOAP
13 12 (0.94%) .NET
14 10 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (0.79%) Servlets
15 9 (0.71%) Oracle ADF
15 9 (0.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 8 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
17 7 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
18 6 (0.47%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 174 (13.70%) Data Centre
2 152 (11.97%) Clustering
3 92 (7.24%) Mainframe
4 73 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (5.12%) DataPower
6 39 (3.07%) HACMP
7 38 (2.99%) Computer Science
8 29 (2.28%) Replication
9 28 (2.20%) Management Information System
10 19 (1.50%) PDA
11 18 (1.42%) IBM Mainframe
12 14 (1.10%) Virtual Team
13 11 (0.87%) HP Storage
13 11 (0.87%) LPAR
14 10 (0.79%) AS400
15 9 (0.71%) FMCG
15 9 (0.71%) Health Informatics
15 9 (0.71%) Informatics
15 9 (0.71%) iSeries
15 9 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 819 (64.49%) Linux
2 663 (52.20%) Unix
3 515 (40.55%) Windows
4 512 (40.31%) Solaris
5 374 (29.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 193 (15.20%) HPUX
7 137 (10.79%) Windows Server
8 101 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 87 (6.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 69 (5.43%) SUSE
11 68 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 46 (3.62%) zOS
13 44 (3.46%) Windows XP
14 38 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
15 32 (2.52%) Windows 7
16 26 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (1.73%) OS/390
18 11 (0.87%) CentOS
19 9 (0.71%) VME
20 6 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (24.72%) ITIL
2 219 (17.24%) Migration
3 175 (13.78%) Change Management
4 132 (10.39%) Configuration Management
5 126 (9.92%) Service Delivery
6 109 (8.58%) Release Management
7 104 (8.19%) High Availability
7 104 (8.19%) Service Management
8 93 (7.32%) Problem Management
9 86 (6.77%) Root Cause Analysis
10 79 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
11 77 (6.06%) Incident Management
12 70 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 68 (5.35%) Project Management
14 57 (4.49%) QMS
15 53 (4.17%) SOA
16 51 (4.02%) DevOps
17 47 (3.70%) SDLC
18 46 (3.62%) Software Testing
18 46 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (17.40%) SQL
2 204 (16.06%) Perl
3 177 (13.94%) Shell Script
4 168 (13.23%) Java
5 98 (7.72%) C
6 83 (6.54%) Python
7 59 (4.65%) Korn
8 55 (4.33%) Bash Shell
9 38 (2.99%) C++
10 35 (2.76%) PHP
11 30 (2.36%) PowerShell
12 24 (1.89%) Bourne shell
12 24 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 23 (1.81%) VBScript
14 21 (1.65%) COBOL
14 21 (1.65%) JavaScript
15 14 (1.10%) Jython
15 14 (1.10%) Ruby
15 14 (1.10%) VB
16 8 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 276 (21.73%) Security Cleared
2 204 (16.06%) SC Cleared
3 65 (5.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 63 (4.96%) Degree
5 49 (3.86%) RHCE
6 29 (2.28%) MCSE
6 29 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (2.20%) DV Cleared
7 28 (2.20%) MCITP
7 28 (2.20%) MCSA
7 28 (2.20%) MCTS
8 27 (2.13%) ISTQB
9 24 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.02%) IBM AIX Certification
11 12 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.63%) CISSP
12 8 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.55%) AAT
14 6 (0.47%) CCNA
14 6 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (8.11%) SLA
2 40 (3.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 28 (2.20%) ISO 9001
4 25 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (1.81%) QA
6 21 (1.65%) JSP 440
7 10 (0.79%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.55%) COBIT
9 4 (0.31%) COSO
9 4 (0.31%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.16%) SEPA
12 1 (0.079%) ISO20022
12 1 (0.079%) MiFID
System Software
1 140 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (9.06%) Active Directory
3 99 (7.80%) Oracle RAC
4 64 (5.04%) KVM
5 40 (3.15%) vSphere
6 35 (2.76%) Hyper-V
7 23 (1.81%) PowerHA
8 22 (1.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 22 (1.73%) VMware ESX
9 20 (1.57%) GPFS
9 20 (1.57%) NFS
9 20 (1.57%) Oracle Clusterware
10 19 (1.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 16 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (0.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 11 (0.87%) Docker
14 11 (0.87%) RHEV
15 10 (0.79%) Firmware
16 8 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 101 (7.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 87 (6.85%) EMC NetWorker
2 87 (6.85%) Tivoli
3 70 (5.51%) Puppet
4 52 (4.09%) NetBackup
5 49 (3.86%) Netcool
6 33 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (2.52%) HP Data Protector
8 28 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
9 25 (1.97%) SCOM
10 22 (1.73%) Ansible
10 22 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
11 19 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
12 17 (1.34%) Control-M
13 15 (1.18%) QRadar
14 14 (1.10%) HP SiteScope
14 14 (1.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 12 (0.94%) Legato
15 12 (0.94%) SCCM
16 11 (0.87%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 478 (37.64%) Oracle
2 404 (31.81%) IBM
3 340 (26.77%) Red Hat
4 278 (21.89%) HP
5 204 (16.06%) VMware
6 202 (15.91%) Microsoft
7 138 (10.87%) EMC
8 131 (10.31%) Veritas
9 113 (8.90%) Citrix
10 82 (6.46%) Sun
11 62 (4.88%) CA
12 59 (4.65%) Cisco
13 46 (3.62%) ServiceNow
14 39 (3.07%) F5
14 39 (3.07%) Symantec
15 36 (2.83%) Axway
15 36 (2.83%) Informatica
16 33 (2.60%) Dell
17 31 (2.44%) Intel Security
18 25 (1.97%) webMethods
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