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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 321 201 209
Rank change year-on-year
-120 +8
Contract jobs citing AIX 327 524 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 1.03% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.54% 4.46% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 273 228
Average daily rate
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£413 £417 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +94.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £28.32 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.00 £28.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £38.28 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+5.15% +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
12858 11755 11045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.61% 23.04% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7639 6584 5834
Average daily rate £351 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1120 1068 1145
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -103 289 £420 +1.44% 45
London -58 119 £450 +5.88% 16
South East -66 59 £394 +5.00% 10
West Midlands -19 30 £425 +1.19% 2
Hampshire -53 29 £375 +4.16% 1
Yorkshire +4 27 £175 -58.82%
Scotland -38 21 £399 -6.16%
North West -60 20 £388 +29.16% 4
West Yorkshire 0 19 £175 -60.00%
City of London -13 15 £475 +15.15% 7
Leeds +2 13 £175 -55.12%
South Wales -10 12 £356 +1.78% 1
Wales -24 12 £356 +1.78% 1
East Midlands -4 11 £331 +4.33% 3
East of England -12 11 £500 - 6
Havant -3 10 £363 +3.57% 1
Berkshire -19 10 £350 -14.89% 7
Manchester -13 9 £425 +7.93% 4
South Yorkshire +6 8 £388 -8.66%
Nottinghamshire +3 7 £313 -1.57% 1
Cardiff -14 7 £363 +3.57%
North East -27 7 £265 -43.49%
Edinburgh -43 7 £500 +17.64%
Feltham - 7 £272 -
Sheffield - 7 £388 -
Nottingham +4 6 £219 -31.10%
Surrey -5 6 £425 - 1
Tyne and Wear -33 6 £265 -43.49%
Coventry -1 5 £425 -
Portsmouth -2 5 £381 +12.13%

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 427 (62.61%) Linux
2 326 (47.80%) UNIX
3 279 (40.91%) IBM
4 273 (40.03%) Windows
5 268 (39.30%) Oracle
6 200 (29.33%) Solaris
7 157 (23.02%) WebSphere
8 154 (22.58%) SQL
9 133 (19.50%) Finance
10 132 (19.35%) Red Hat
11 131 (19.21%) VMware
12 129 (18.91%) SAN
13 124 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 122 (17.89%) HP
15 114 (16.72%) DB2
16 98 (14.37%) Java
17 95 (13.93%) Perl
18 88 (12.90%) Migration
19 86 (12.61%) Shell Script
19 86 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
20 84 (12.32%) Microsoft
21 83 (12.17%) SQL Server
22 79 (11.58%) Oracle Database
23 78 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
24 75 (11.00%) ITIL
25 73 (10.70%) Banking
26 66 (9.68%) Mainframe
27 65 (9.53%) HPUX
28 64 (9.38%) Bash Shell
29 62 (9.09%) Middleware

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 157 (23.02%) WebSphere
2 56 (8.21%) Apache
3 46 (6.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 42 (6.16%) WebLogic
5 34 (4.99%) IIS
6 30 (4.40%) JBoss
7 26 (3.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 26 (3.81%) Tomcat
8 21 (3.08%) IBM HTTP Server
9 11 (1.61%) NetWeaver
10 9 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
10 9 (1.32%) MS Exchange
10 9 (1.32%) OpenROAD
11 8 (1.17%) Confluence
11 8 (1.17%) CICS
11 8 (1.17%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.88%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.73%) WebSphere Portal
14 3 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 30 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.37%) MS Office
3 5 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) DOC1
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.88%) Maximo
3 5 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.59%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.29%) SAP GTS
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.29%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.15%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.17%) SaaS
2 4 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.15%) PaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (18.91%) SAN
2 51 (7.48%) Firewall
3 40 (5.87%) DNS
4 33 (4.84%) TCP/IP
5 28 (4.11%) VPN
5 28 (4.11%) SSL
6 26 (3.81%) WAN
6 26 (3.81%) LDAP
7 22 (3.23%) Internet
8 20 (2.93%) VLAN
8 20 (2.93%) Network Security
8 20 (2.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (2.79%) NetScaler
10 18 (2.64%) LAN
10 18 (2.64%) Ethernet
10 18 (2.64%) FTP
11 17 (2.49%) IPsec
11 17 (2.49%) BGP
11 17 (2.49%) Cisco ISE
11 17 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (16.72%) DB2
2 83 (12.17%) SQL Server
3 79 (11.58%) Oracle Database
4 46 (6.74%) Relational Database
5 44 (6.45%) RDBMS
6 33 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 25 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (2.93%) MySQL
8 20 (2.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
10 10 (1.47%) Ingres
11 9 (1.32%) SAP BW
12 7 (1.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 7 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.88%) Big Data
13 6 (0.88%) SAP HANA
13 6 (0.88%) DataStage
13 6 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 43 (6.30%) ClearCase
2 31 (4.55%) ClearQuest
3 26 (3.81%) Maven
4 21 (3.08%) JIRA
5 16 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.20%) Ant
7 13 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.76%) TestDirector
9 11 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (1.47%) WinRunner
11 9 (1.32%) Subversion
12 8 (1.17%) Git (software)
12 8 (1.17%) Hudson
12 8 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.88%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.88%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.73%) Introscope
General
1 133 (19.50%) Finance
2 73 (10.70%) Banking
3 36 (5.28%) Retail
4 24 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.93%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.17%) Advertising
8 5 (0.73%) Legal
8 5 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.59%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.44%) Publishing
10 3 (0.44%) French Language
11 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
12 1 (0.15%) Marketing
12 1 (0.15%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 106 (15.54%) Architect
2 91 (13.34%) Administrator
3 63 (9.24%) Analyst
3 63 (9.24%) Consultant
4 55 (8.06%) Developer
5 43 (6.30%) Infrastructure Architect
6 38 (5.57%) UNIX Administrator
7 32 (4.69%) DBA
8 29 (4.25%) Technical Architect
8 29 (4.25%) Support Analyst
9 22 (3.23%) UNIX Engineer
9 22 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
10 21 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
10 21 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
11 20 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (2.79%) Applications Support
12 19 (2.79%) AIX Administrator
13 16 (2.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 15 (2.20%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.09%) Middleware
2 59 (8.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 53 (7.77%) HTML
4 47 (6.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 38 (5.57%) Web Services
6 32 (4.69%) CSS
7 31 (4.55%) JSP
8 24 (3.52%) XML
9 21 (3.08%) J2EE
10 19 (2.79%) jQuery
11 17 (2.49%) Regular Expression
12 11 (1.61%) .NET
13 10 (1.47%) SAP Basis
14 9 (1.32%) YUI
15 8 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (1.17%) Worklight
15 8 (1.17%) JDBC
15 8 (1.17%) SOAP
16 7 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
16 7 (1.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (9.68%) Mainframe
3 50 (7.33%) Clustering
4 45 (6.60%) Management Information System
5 39 (5.72%) HACMP
6 28 (4.11%) Open Source
7 25 (3.67%) DataPower
8 15 (2.20%) AS400
9 14 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (1.76%) PMI
11 10 (1.47%) LPAR
11 10 (1.47%) PDA
11 10 (1.47%) Replication
12 9 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.17%) IBM Mainframe
14 7 (1.03%) Thin Client
14 7 (1.03%) Fat Client
14 7 (1.03%) Computer Science
15 6 (0.88%) iSeries
15 6 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 427 (62.61%) Linux
2 326 (47.80%) UNIX
3 273 (40.03%) Windows
4 200 (29.33%) Solaris
5 124 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (9.53%) HPUX
7 50 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (6.74%) SUSE
9 32 (4.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 28 (4.11%) Oracle Linux
11 22 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (3.08%) Windows 7
13 16 (2.35%) Windows XP
14 14 (2.05%) zOS
15 11 (1.61%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.17%) CentOS
17 7 (1.03%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.73%) VMS
18 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
19 3 (0.44%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (12.90%) Migration
2 75 (11.00%) ITIL
3 60 (8.80%) Change Management
4 55 (8.06%) Service Management
5 53 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (6.74%) Service Delivery
7 45 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (6.16%) Configuration Management
9 40 (5.87%) DevOps
10 39 (5.72%) Performance Tuning
11 36 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
12 33 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
13 32 (4.69%) Workflow
14 30 (4.40%) E-Commerce
15 27 (3.96%) Workflow Management
16 25 (3.67%) Performance Monitoring
17 24 (3.52%) Performance Analysis
17 24 (3.52%) Project Management
18 23 (3.37%) Line Management
18 23 (3.37%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 154 (22.58%) SQL
2 98 (14.37%) Java
3 95 (13.93%) Perl
4 86 (12.61%) Shell Script
5 64 (9.38%) Bash Shell
6 54 (7.92%) JavaScript
7 51 (7.48%) Korn
8 40 (5.87%) Python
9 39 (5.72%) C
10 23 (3.37%) Ruby
11 21 (3.08%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.35%) C++
13 12 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.76%) Jython
14 11 (1.61%) PHP
15 7 (1.03%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.88%) COBOL
17 5 (0.73%) C#
17 5 (0.73%) CoffeeScript
18 4 (0.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 62 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 41 (6.01%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.20%) Degree
4 14 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.91%) MCSE
6 12 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (1.76%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.76%) CISSP
6 12 (1.76%) MCITP
7 10 (1.47%) MCSA
7 10 (1.47%) MCTS
8 9 (1.32%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.03%) RHCE
9 7 (1.03%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.59%) IBM Certification
10 4 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.44%) CISM
11 3 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.29%) OSCP
12 2 (0.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.79%) SLA
2 15 (2.20%) QA
3 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 78 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (5.43%) Oracle RAC
3 32 (4.69%) VMware ESX
4 29 (4.25%) vSphere
5 27 (3.96%) Active Directory
6 23 (3.37%) PowerHA
7 21 (3.08%) Firmware
8 18 (2.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 17 (2.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 17 (2.49%) FreeRADIUS
10 14 (2.05%) NFS
11 11 (1.61%) GPFS
11 11 (1.61%) Hyper-V
12 10 (1.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 10 (1.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 9 (1.32%) Samba
13 9 (1.32%) XenApp
14 8 (1.17%) RHEV
14 8 (1.17%) KVM
15 6 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 57 (8.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 52 (7.62%) Tivoli
3 36 (5.28%) Puppet
4 18 (2.64%) Data Guard
4 18 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.64%) NetBackup
5 15 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (1.47%) CA Spectrum
6 10 (1.47%) Netcool
7 9 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (1.17%) Control-M
9 6 (0.88%) nmon
9 6 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 5 (0.73%) OpenView
10 5 (0.73%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.73%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 4 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 279 (40.91%) IBM
2 268 (39.30%) Oracle
3 132 (19.35%) Red Hat
4 131 (19.21%) VMware
5 122 (17.89%) HP
6 84 (12.32%) Microsoft
7 62 (9.09%) EMC
8 49 (7.18%) Citrix
8 49 (7.18%) Sun
9 44 (6.45%) Cisco
9 44 (6.45%) Veritas
10 43 (6.30%) SAP
11 28 (4.11%) NetApp
12 26 (3.81%) Brocade
13 23 (3.37%) CheckPoint
14 20 (2.93%) webMethods
15 19 (2.79%) Software AG
16 17 (2.49%) CA
17 14 (2.05%) Dell
18 13 (1.91%) BMC
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
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Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £225 to £275 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
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Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Posted: 21 days ago
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