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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 325 192 195
Rank change year-on-year
-133 +3
Contract jobs citing AIX 354 566 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 1.07% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.72% 4.69% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 291 250
Average daily rate
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£420 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £359 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.49% -4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 4
Average hourly rate £37.75 £42.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £31.56 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.25 £45.00 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +45.83%

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
13036 12057 11717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.37% 22.89% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7652 6753 6129
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1053 1121
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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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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 -119 300 £425 +10.74% 57
London -32 126 £425 -1.44% 15
South East -68 64 £424 +16.89% 12
Yorkshire +11 38 £425 - 6
North West -52 36 £430 +43.33% 4
West Yorkshire +4 28 £425 +8.97% 5
Scotland -34 27 £375 -6.25% 2
Hampshire -44 27 £400 +11.11% 2
City of London -13 20 £425 +3.03% 4
Leeds +5 16 £395 -24.76% 4
South Wales -5 15 £350 -12.50% 2
Wales -18 15 £350 -12.50% 2
East of England -25 15 £320 +12.28% 4
Manchester -18 14 £500 +56.86% 1
Glasgow -4 13 £350 +27.85% 1
Berkshire -10 13 £360 -4.63% 4
Cheshire -20 11 £415 +41.63% 2
West Midlands -25 11 £425 +3.65% 7
South Yorkshire +9 9 £378 -11.17% 1
Surrey +2 9 £500 +17.64% 5
East Midlands -5 9 £430 +35.43% 2
Cardiff -5 9 £350 -12.50%
Sheffield +15 8 £378 -11.17% 1
Chester +11 8 £388 +18.77%
Havant +8 8 £488 +34.48% 1
Halifax +5 8 £425 +28.98%
Reading +6 7 £360 -17.71% 2
Edinburgh -28 7 £500 +17.64%
Middlesex +4 6 £500 +71.52%
Winchester - 6 £375 -

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 420 (64.81%) Linux
2 290 (44.75%) IBM
3 289 (44.60%) UNIX
4 259 (39.97%) Windows
5 257 (39.66%) Oracle
6 193 (29.78%) Solaris
7 161 (24.85%) WebSphere
8 134 (20.68%) VMware
9 130 (20.06%) Finance
10 129 (19.91%) SQL
11 128 (19.75%) SAN
12 124 (19.14%) DB2
13 116 (17.90%) Red Hat
14 113 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 112 (17.28%) HP
16 89 (13.73%) Java
17 85 (13.12%) SQL Server
18 82 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
19 81 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 79 (12.19%) Oracle Database
21 78 (12.04%) Mainframe
21 78 (12.04%) Microsoft
21 78 (12.04%) Banking
22 76 (11.73%) Perl
23 75 (11.57%) Shell Script
24 73 (11.27%) Migration
25 67 (10.34%) EMC
26 65 (10.03%) HPUX
27 63 (9.72%) WebSphere MQ
28 62 (9.57%) Bash Shell

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 161 (24.85%) WebSphere
2 43 (6.64%) WebSphere Application Server
2 43 (6.64%) WebLogic
3 41 (6.33%) Apache
4 32 (4.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 29 (4.48%) IIS
6 22 (3.40%) JBoss
7 19 (2.93%) Tomcat
7 19 (2.93%) IBM HTTP Server
8 12 (1.85%) CICS
9 11 (1.70%) NetWeaver
10 9 (1.39%) MQSeries
11 8 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
12 7 (1.08%) FileNet
13 6 (0.93%) OpenROAD
13 6 (0.93%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
14 4 (0.62%) SAP Portal
14 4 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.24%) MS Office
3 6 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.77%) Maximo
2 5 (0.77%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.62%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.46%) AWD
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.31%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.31%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.08%) SaaS
2 4 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.31%) GitHub
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (19.75%) SAN
2 49 (7.56%) Firewall
3 36 (5.56%) SSL
4 35 (5.40%) DNS
5 32 (4.94%) TCP/IP
6 28 (4.32%) WAN
7 26 (4.01%) VPN
8 24 (3.70%) NAS
9 23 (3.55%) LDAP
10 20 (3.09%) FTP
11 19 (2.93%) LAN
11 19 (2.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (2.93%) Internet
12 17 (2.62%) VLAN
12 17 (2.62%) Network Security
13 16 (2.47%) DHCP
13 16 (2.47%) Ethernet
13 16 (2.47%) NetScaler
14 14 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (2.01%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (19.14%) DB2
2 85 (13.12%) SQL Server
3 79 (12.19%) Oracle Database
4 44 (6.79%) Relational Database
5 41 (6.33%) RDBMS
6 34 (5.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (3.55%) MySQL
8 21 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (2.62%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
12 11 (1.70%) SAP BW
13 9 (1.39%) SQLPlus
14 8 (1.23%) DataStage
14 8 (1.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 7 (1.08%) Ingres
16 6 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 46 (7.10%) ClearCase
2 35 (5.40%) ClearQuest
3 17 (2.62%) Maven
4 16 (2.47%) Ant
5 13 (2.01%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.23%) RSpec
7 8 (1.23%) JIRA
7 8 (1.23%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.23%) Jasmine
8 7 (1.08%) TestDirector
8 7 (1.08%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (0.93%) WinRunner
9 6 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.93%) Introscope
9 6 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 130 (20.06%) Finance
2 78 (12.04%) Banking
3 38 (5.86%) Retail
4 26 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.70%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.39%) Advertising
7 9 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.62%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.46%) French Language
10 3 (0.46%) Front Office
10 3 (0.46%) Publishing
11 2 (0.31%) Automotive
11 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Marketing
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 95 (14.66%) Administrator
2 85 (13.12%) Architect
3 66 (10.19%) Consultant
4 65 (10.03%) Developer
5 57 (8.80%) Analyst
6 39 (6.02%) UNIX Administrator
7 33 (5.09%) DBA
8 30 (4.63%) Infrastructure Architect
9 27 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
10 22 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
11 20 (3.09%) Support Analyst
11 20 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (2.93%) Technical Architect
12 19 (2.93%) UNIX Engineer
12 19 (2.93%) AIX Administrator
12 19 (2.93%) DevOps Engineer
13 16 (2.47%) Linux Engineer
13 16 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (2.31%) Project Manager
14 15 (2.31%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.72%) WebSphere MQ
2 57 (8.80%) Middleware
3 52 (8.02%) HTML
4 48 (7.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 30 (4.63%) CSS
6 28 (4.32%) Web Services
7 23 (3.55%) JSP
8 20 (3.09%) XML
9 16 (2.47%) jQuery
10 14 (2.16%) Regular Expression
11 13 (2.01%) J2EE
11 13 (2.01%) SAP Basis
12 11 (1.70%) .NET
12 11 (1.70%) Worklight
13 10 (1.54%) JDBC
13 10 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (1.39%) YUI
15 8 (1.23%) Backbone.js
15 8 (1.23%) Ember.js
15 8 (1.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (12.04%) Mainframe
3 46 (7.10%) Clustering
4 45 (6.94%) Management Information System
5 34 (5.25%) HACMP
6 31 (4.78%) DataPower
7 20 (3.09%) Open Source
8 16 (2.47%) AS400
9 15 (2.31%) Replication
9 15 (2.31%) IBM Mainframe
9 15 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 13 (2.01%) PMI
11 10 (1.54%) LPAR
12 8 (1.23%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.23%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.23%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.77%) PDA
13 5 (0.77%) Statistics
13 5 (0.77%) EMC Centera
13 5 (0.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 420 (64.81%) Linux
2 289 (44.60%) UNIX
3 259 (39.97%) Windows
4 193 (29.78%) Solaris
5 113 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (10.03%) HPUX
7 47 (7.25%) SUSE
8 44 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (3.09%) Oracle Linux
11 16 (2.47%) Windows 7
12 15 (2.31%) zOS
13 13 (2.01%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.54%) Mac OS X
14 10 (1.54%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (1.39%) CentOS
16 5 (0.77%) VMS
17 3 (0.46%) NetWare
17 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (11.27%) Migration
2 61 (9.41%) ITIL
3 46 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (6.94%) Change Management
4 45 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (5.86%) Workflow
5 38 (5.86%) Configuration Management
6 36 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 35 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (5.09%) Service Management
9 32 (4.94%) DevOps
10 31 (4.78%) Workflow Management
11 29 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
12 28 (4.32%) Performance Tuning
12 28 (4.32%) Project Management
13 27 (4.17%) E-Commerce
14 23 (3.55%) Scrum
14 23 (3.55%) High Availability
14 23 (3.55%) Root Cause Analysis
14 23 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 129 (19.91%) SQL
2 89 (13.73%) Java
3 76 (11.73%) Perl
4 75 (11.57%) Shell Script
5 62 (9.57%) Bash Shell
6 53 (8.18%) JavaScript
7 45 (6.94%) Python
8 43 (6.64%) C
9 35 (5.40%) Korn
10 22 (3.40%) Ruby
11 21 (3.24%) C++
12 17 (2.62%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.01%) Jython
14 12 (1.85%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.70%) PHP
16 10 (1.54%) VB
17 8 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
18 7 (1.08%) COBOL
19 5 (0.77%) C#
20 4 (0.62%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 55 (8.49%) Security Cleared
2 37 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.47%) Degree
4 13 (2.01%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.23%) MCSE
7 7 (1.08%) CISSP
7 7 (1.08%) RHCE
7 7 (1.08%) MCITP
7 7 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.93%) IBM Certification
9 5 (0.77%) MCSA
9 5 (0.77%) MCTS
10 4 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.46%) CISM
11 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.31%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.78%) SLA
2 15 (2.31%) QA
3 5 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) COREP
5 1 (0.15%) Basel II
System Software
1 81 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (7.25%) Oracle RAC
3 29 (4.48%) VMware ESX
4 28 (4.32%) Active Directory
5 27 (4.17%) vSphere
6 16 (2.47%) Firmware
7 15 (2.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 15 (2.31%) PowerHA
8 13 (2.01%) FreeRADIUS
9 11 (1.70%) NFS
10 10 (1.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 9 (1.39%) SRDF
11 9 (1.39%) Hyper-V
11 9 (1.39%) XenApp
12 8 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 8 (1.23%) KVM
12 8 (1.23%) RHEV
13 7 (1.08%) GPFS
14 6 (0.93%) OCFS2
14 6 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (7.25%) Tivoli
1 47 (7.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 27 (4.17%) Data Guard
3 20 (3.09%) Puppet
4 18 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 13 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
7 9 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (1.08%) SCCM
9 6 (0.93%) Netcool
9 6 (0.93%) Control-M
9 6 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
9 6 (0.93%) nmon
9 6 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.93%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.77%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 5 (0.77%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 290 (44.75%) IBM
2 257 (39.66%) Oracle
3 134 (20.68%) VMware
4 116 (17.90%) Red Hat
5 112 (17.28%) HP
6 78 (12.04%) Microsoft
7 67 (10.34%) EMC
8 53 (8.18%) Sun
9 46 (7.10%) SAP
10 43 (6.64%) Cisco
10 43 (6.64%) Citrix
11 31 (4.78%) NetApp
12 29 (4.48%) Veritas
13 25 (3.86%) Brocade
14 20 (3.09%) CheckPoint
15 19 (2.93%) webMethods
16 18 (2.78%) Software AG
17 16 (2.47%) CA
18 14 (2.16%) Sybase
19 13 (2.01%) Dell
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Rate: Unspecified DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
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Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: Unspecified Attractive Daily Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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