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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 289 300 225
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -75
Contract jobs citing AIX 391 336 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.64% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.26% 2.84% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 198 214
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £31.60 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £32.40 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%

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
11976 11833 10146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 22.48% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6932 6723 5446
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1049 986
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +24 349 £439 +13.22% 28
London +35 126 £450 +12.50% 9
South East +33 109 £456 +9.93% 7
North West -9 41 £428 +63.04% 2
Hampshire +18 39 £425 +13.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 27 £319 -34.61% 1
Berkshire +1 27 £450 +12.14% 2
Scotland -32 25 £388 -6.06% 3
City of London +9 20 £450 +12.50% 3
Milton Keynes +12 16 £319 -34.61% 1
West Yorkshire -8 16 £345 -18.82% 1
Yorkshire -19 16 £345 -8.00% 3
East Midlands -8 13 £350 -12.50%
West Midlands -29 13 £450 +12.50% 2
Wales +8 12 £278 -18.38% 1
Glasgow -3 12 £350 -15.15% 2
Surrey +11 11 £550 +14.28% 3
Bracknell +8 11 £425 +2.40%
Edinburgh -20 11 £450 +5.88% 1
South West +17 10 £500 -4.80% 2
East of England +6 10 £388 +36.44% 2
Tyne and Wear -14 10 £283 +7.80%
North East -14 10 £283 +7.80%
Cheshire -15 10 £441 +81.64% 1
Merseyside - 10 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 9 £283 +7.80%
Manchester -15 9 £300 +2.56% 1
Winchester -1 8 £375 -
Basingstoke +8 7 - - 1
South Wales 0 7 £170 -50.00% 1

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 444 (58.42%) Linux
2 411 (54.08%) UNIX
3 307 (40.39%) Windows
4 296 (38.95%) Oracle
5 247 (32.50%) Solaris
6 220 (28.95%) IBM
7 200 (26.32%) WebSphere
8 177 (23.29%) SQL
9 168 (22.11%) Finance
10 150 (19.74%) VMware
11 143 (18.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 132 (17.37%) Red Hat
13 128 (16.84%) ITIL
14 126 (16.58%) SAN
15 124 (16.32%) HP
16 122 (16.05%) Shell Script
17 117 (15.39%) Java
18 116 (15.26%) DB2
19 110 (14.47%) Veritas
20 109 (14.34%) Migration
21 105 (13.82%) Perl
22 89 (11.71%) Oracle Database
23 88 (11.58%) Microsoft
24 81 (10.66%) WebSphere Application Server
25 79 (10.39%) Clustering
26 75 (9.87%) Security Cleared
26 75 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
27 74 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
28 73 (9.61%) Middleware
29 69 (9.08%) Banking

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 200 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 81 (10.66%) WebSphere Application Server
3 48 (6.32%) WebLogic
3 48 (6.32%) Apache
4 45 (5.92%) JBoss
5 37 (4.87%) Tomcat
6 34 (4.47%) IIS
7 31 (4.08%) IBM HTTP Server
8 28 (3.68%) MQSeries
9 25 (3.29%) CICS
10 24 (3.16%) WebSphere Portal
11 18 (2.37%) WebSphere Process Server
11 18 (2.37%) SAS
12 13 (1.71%) SharePoint
13 10 (1.32%) iPlanet
14 8 (1.05%) Confluence
15 7 (0.92%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.92%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
16 6 (0.79%) Commerce Server
16 6 (0.79%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 33 (4.34%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.03%) MS Office
3 9 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.18%) MS Project
4 5 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
3 13 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (1.71%) Maximo
4 9 (1.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (0.92%) BusinessWare
6 6 (0.79%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 6 (0.79%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.66%) Oracle HRMS
7 5 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.39%) Fredhopper
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.26%) Summit
10 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.32%) SaaS
2 3 (0.39%) Office 365
2 3 (0.39%) PaaS
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
3 1 (0.13%) GitHub
3 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (16.58%) SAN
2 45 (5.92%) Firewall
3 41 (5.39%) LDAP
4 34 (4.47%) WAN
4 34 (4.47%) TCP/IP
5 31 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
5 31 (4.08%) DNS
6 29 (3.82%) LAN
7 25 (3.29%) iSCSI
8 24 (3.16%) FCoE
8 24 (3.16%) HTTP
9 23 (3.03%) SSL
10 18 (2.37%) FTP
11 17 (2.24%) NAS
12 14 (1.84%) SSH
13 13 (1.71%) Network Security
14 11 (1.45%) Internet
14 11 (1.45%) VLAN
15 8 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (1.05%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (15.26%) DB2
2 89 (11.71%) Oracle Database
3 65 (8.55%) SQL Server
4 36 (4.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 34 (4.47%) Relational Database
6 26 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
6 26 (3.42%) RDBMS
7 18 (2.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (2.24%) Oracle Database 12c
9 13 (1.71%) PowerCenter
10 12 (1.58%) Ingres
10 12 (1.58%) Oracle Discoverer
10 12 (1.58%) SAP BW
11 11 (1.45%) DataStage
11 11 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 10 (1.32%) MySQL
12 10 (1.32%) Informix
12 10 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 31 (4.08%) Subversion
2 25 (3.29%) TestDirector
3 20 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 20 (2.63%) WinRunner
4 19 (2.50%) Maven
5 16 (2.11%) Introscope
5 16 (2.11%) Ant
6 15 (1.97%) Toad
6 15 (1.97%) Git (software)
6 15 (1.97%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.45%) ClearCase
7 11 (1.45%) JIRA
8 6 (0.79%) Hudson
9 4 (0.53%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.39%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.39%) JBehave
10 3 (0.39%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.39%) Selenium
11 2 (0.26%) Metasploit
General
1 168 (22.11%) Finance
2 69 (9.08%) Banking
3 23 (3.03%) Retail
4 11 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.39%) Law
9 3 (0.39%) Legal
9 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.26%) Marketing
10 2 (0.26%) Advertising
10 2 (0.26%) Local Government
10 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.13%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 123 (16.18%) Administrator
2 111 (14.61%) Architect
3 80 (10.53%) Consultant
4 78 (10.26%) Analyst
5 75 (9.87%) Developer
6 48 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
6 48 (6.32%) UNIX Administrator
7 46 (6.05%) DBA
8 41 (5.39%) Technical Architect
9 38 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
10 35 (4.61%) Infrastructure Architect
11 33 (4.34%) Support Analyst
11 33 (4.34%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 28 (3.68%) UNIX Engineer
13 24 (3.16%) WebSphere Administrator
14 23 (3.03%) Project Manager
15 21 (2.76%) Technical Analyst
16 20 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
17 19 (2.50%) Linux Administrator
17 19 (2.50%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (9.61%) Middleware
2 66 (8.68%) WebSphere MQ
3 39 (5.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 28 (3.68%) Web Services
5 27 (3.55%) HTML
6 23 (3.03%) XML
7 17 (2.24%) J2EE
8 14 (1.84%) JSP
9 13 (1.71%) JSON
9 13 (1.71%) TIBCO EMS
10 10 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (1.32%) .NET
10 10 (1.32%) CSS
10 10 (1.32%) SOAP
11 9 (1.18%) Java EE
12 8 (1.05%) jQuery
13 7 (0.92%) Rendezvous
13 7 (0.92%) WSDL
13 7 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (0.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.39%) Clustering
2 74 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.45%) DataPower
4 35 (4.61%) Mainframe
5 31 (4.08%) HACMP
6 23 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.03%) Replication
6 23 (3.03%) LPAR
7 19 (2.50%) PDA
8 18 (2.37%) Open Source
9 16 (2.11%) AS400
10 14 (1.84%) iSeries
11 12 (1.58%) Credit Risk
12 9 (1.18%) VSAM
13 7 (0.92%) Device Driver
13 7 (0.92%) BYOD
14 6 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
14 6 (0.79%) PKI
15 5 (0.66%) Cryptography
15 5 (0.66%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 444 (58.42%) Linux
2 411 (54.08%) UNIX
3 307 (40.39%) Windows
4 247 (32.50%) Solaris
5 143 (18.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 63 (8.29%) HPUX
7 42 (5.53%) zOS
8 39 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (4.34%) SUSE
11 29 (3.82%) Windows XP
12 26 (3.42%) Windows 7
13 24 (3.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 19 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (1.05%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.05%) NetWare
16 7 (0.92%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.53%) VMS
18 3 (0.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (16.84%) ITIL
2 109 (14.34%) Migration
3 68 (8.95%) Change Management
4 64 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
6 46 (6.05%) Software Testing
7 41 (5.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 39 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 36 (4.74%) OO
10 32 (4.21%) Service Management
10 32 (4.21%) Configuration Management
10 32 (4.21%) Project Management
10 32 (4.21%) E-Commerce
10 32 (4.21%) Test Automation
11 28 (3.68%) ETL
12 25 (3.29%) Technical Architecture
13 24 (3.16%) Test Scripting
14 23 (3.03%) Software Engineering
14 23 (3.03%) DevOps
15 20 (2.63%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 177 (23.29%) SQL
2 122 (16.05%) Shell Script
3 117 (15.39%) Java
4 105 (13.82%) Perl
5 55 (7.24%) Korn
6 50 (6.58%) C
7 37 (4.87%) Python
8 36 (4.74%) Bash Shell
9 35 (4.61%) PL/SQL
10 29 (3.82%) C++
10 29 (3.82%) JavaScript
11 27 (3.55%) Jython
12 18 (2.37%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.45%) ABAP
13 11 (1.45%) COBOL
14 10 (1.32%) Ruby
14 10 (1.32%) VB
15 6 (0.79%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.79%) C#
16 5 (0.66%) AWK
Qualifications
1 75 (9.87%) Security Cleared
2 46 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 36 (4.74%) Degree
4 24 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (2.89%) MCSE
6 19 (2.50%) MCSA
6 19 (2.50%) MCTS
6 19 (2.50%) MCITP
7 17 (2.24%) ISTQB
8 13 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.05%) CISSP
10 7 (0.92%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.79%) CCNA
11 6 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.79%) ISEB
12 5 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.53%) GCIA
13 4 (0.53%) GCIH
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.16%) QA
2 13 (1.71%) SLA
3 8 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.92%) COBIT
5 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.53%) COSO
7 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (5.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 37 (4.87%) VMware ESX
4 27 (3.55%) Active Directory
5 25 (3.29%) Hyper-V
6 24 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (2.76%) Oracle Clusterware
8 15 (1.97%) vSphere
9 12 (1.58%) GPFS
9 12 (1.58%) PowerHA
9 12 (1.58%) Samba
10 11 (1.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 11 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 8 (1.05%) SRDF
11 8 (1.05%) NFS
12 6 (0.79%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 6 (0.79%) KVM
13 4 (0.53%) Squid
13 4 (0.53%) Veritas File System
14 3 (0.39%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 66 (8.68%) Tivoli
2 49 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 36 (4.74%) Puppet
4 35 (4.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 27 (3.55%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (2.89%) NetBackup
7 21 (2.76%) Data Guard
8 20 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
8 20 (2.63%) Netcool
9 19 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (2.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 16 (2.11%) CA Wily
12 10 (1.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 9 (1.18%) BladeLogic
14 7 (0.92%) TIBCO Hawk
15 6 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
15 6 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
15 6 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
15 6 (0.79%) Nessus
15 6 (0.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 296 (38.95%) Oracle
2 220 (28.95%) IBM
3 150 (19.74%) VMware
4 132 (17.37%) Red Hat
5 124 (16.32%) HP
6 110 (14.47%) Veritas
7 88 (11.58%) Microsoft
8 59 (7.76%) Citrix
9 57 (7.50%) EMC
10 50 (6.58%) Sun
11 48 (6.32%) SAP
12 33 (4.34%) CA
13 31 (4.08%) Cisco
14 29 (3.82%) NetApp
15 26 (3.42%) McAfee
16 23 (3.03%) Informatica
17 19 (2.50%) Remedy
18 18 (2.37%) Business Objects
19 17 (2.24%) BMC
20 14 (1.84%) TIBCO
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £385 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £511.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Wolverhampton
Orgtel
Rate: £470 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
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Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
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