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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 267 280 223
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -57
Contract jobs citing AIX 458 385 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.74% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.16% 3.30% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 211 244
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £543 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 9
Average hourly rate £21.00 £36.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.06% +107.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-42.06% +107.14%

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
11014 11655 11103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.41% 22.51% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6672 6745 6000
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 778 921 1006
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 395 £425 +6.25% 43
South East +33 115 £425 +19.71% 8
London +9 104 £450 +1.40% 19
North West +34 83 £438 -5.40% 3
Hampshire +2 58 £475 +35.71% 2
Scotland +17 52 £369 +2.97% 3
Manchester +7 35 £450 -5.26% 1
Cheshire +17 33 £450 +15.38% 2
North East -1 28 £325 +18.18% 1
West Midlands -20 24 £375 -14.28% 1
Edinburgh -6 22 £425 +6.25% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 22 £325 -27.77% 1
Tyne and Wear -16 22 £325 +18.18% 1
Renfrewshire +5 17 £305 -14.82% 1
Birmingham +4 17 £375 -16.66% 1
Erskine +4 17 £305 -14.82% 1
Surrey +3 16 £428 +71.00% 6
East Midlands -12 16 £388 +10.71% 2
Yorkshire -30 14 £415 +18.57% 2
West Yorkshire -15 13 £415 +3.75% 2
City of London +27 12 £488 +2.63% 2
Buckinghamshire +24 12 £325 -
Berkshire +2 12 £400 -21.95%
Farnborough +18 11 £500 +13.63%
Merseyside +8 11 £400 - 1
West Sussex - 11 £413 - 1
Winchester -12 10 £488 +66.66%
Glasgow +10 9 £344 -14.06% 1
South West -5 9 £630 +41.57% 3
Wales -10 9 £138 -57.69% 1

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 612 (62.58%) Linux
2 504 (51.53%) Unix
3 357 (36.50%) Windows
4 352 (35.99%) Oracle
5 344 (35.17%) IBM
6 331 (33.84%) Solaris
7 238 (24.34%) WebSphere
7 238 (24.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 224 (22.90%) Finance
8 224 (22.90%) VMware
9 213 (21.78%) Red Hat
10 195 (19.94%) Security Cleared
11 188 (19.22%) SQL
12 181 (18.51%) Java
13 169 (17.28%) Microsoft
14 158 (16.16%) Shell Script
15 152 (15.54%) Migration
16 140 (14.31%) DB2
17 138 (14.11%) ITIL
18 133 (13.60%) Middleware
19 132 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 127 (12.99%) Data Centre
21 126 (12.88%) SC Cleared
22 114 (11.66%) Banking
23 112 (11.45%) SAN
24 110 (11.25%) Change Management
25 106 (10.84%) Veritas
26 105 (10.74%) HPUX
27 104 (10.63%) Oracle Database
28 98 (10.02%) Clustering

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 238 (24.34%) WebSphere
2 96 (9.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 92 (9.41%) WebLogic
4 53 (5.42%) Apache
5 40 (4.09%) IIS
6 37 (3.78%) Tomcat
7 33 (3.37%) WebSphere Process Server
8 28 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
8 28 (2.86%) JBoss
8 28 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 26 (2.66%) Oracle Application Server
10 24 (2.45%) MQSeries
11 23 (2.35%) iPlanet
12 20 (2.04%) MS Exchange
13 19 (1.94%) SAS
14 18 (1.84%) AquaLogic
15 16 (1.64%) PowerExchange
16 14 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
17 12 (1.23%) Jetty
17 12 (1.23%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.23%) MS Project
4 5 (0.51%) MS Office
5 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (3.68%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.02%) SAP R/3
3 9 (0.92%) BusinessWare
4 7 (0.72%) Magento
5 4 (0.41%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.20%) Infor LN
8 1 (0.10%) BASE24
8 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.10%) Maximo
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.10%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.51%) IBM PureFlex
2 5 (0.51%) Office 365
3 2 (0.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 112 (11.45%) SAN
2 67 (6.85%) SSL
3 53 (5.42%) Firewall
4 41 (4.19%) HTTP
5 40 (4.09%) DNS
5 40 (4.09%) TCP/IP
6 33 (3.37%) WAN
7 31 (3.17%) LDAP
8 24 (2.45%) LAN
9 22 (2.25%) SSH
10 19 (1.94%) Internet
11 16 (1.64%) FTP
12 15 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (1.43%) DHCP
13 14 (1.43%) VPN
14 13 (1.33%) IPsec
14 13 (1.33%) Network Security
15 11 (1.12%) NAS
16 10 (1.02%) SMTP
17 8 (0.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (14.31%) DB2
2 104 (10.63%) Oracle Database
3 69 (7.06%) SQL Server
4 44 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 43 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 34 (3.48%) Hadoop
7 29 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 29 (2.97%) PowerCenter
8 24 (2.45%) MySQL
9 23 (2.35%) IBM InfoSphere
9 23 (2.35%) Neo4j
10 19 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
11 17 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 16 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.23%) DataStage
13 12 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
14 11 (1.12%) Base SAS
14 11 (1.12%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 46 (4.70%) HP UFT
1 46 (4.70%) TestDirector
1 46 (4.70%) WinRunner
2 40 (4.09%) Jenkins
3 39 (3.99%) Git (software)
3 39 (3.99%) Subversion
4 35 (3.58%) ClearCase
5 33 (3.37%) ClearQuest
6 21 (2.15%) Maven
7 18 (1.84%) Ant
8 12 (1.23%) JIRA
8 12 (1.23%) Log4j
9 9 (0.92%) JIRA Agile
10 8 (0.82%) Introscope
10 8 (0.82%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.51%) Selenium
12 4 (0.41%) JUnit
12 4 (0.41%) ProC
13 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
General
1 224 (22.90%) Finance
2 114 (11.66%) Banking
3 33 (3.37%) Retail
4 24 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.72%) Billing
8 7 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.51%) Back Office
9 5 (0.51%) Marketing
10 4 (0.41%) Electronics
11 3 (0.31%) Advertising
12 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Front Office
12 2 (0.20%) Law
12 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.10%) German Language
13 1 (0.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 142 (14.52%) Architect
2 129 (13.19%) Administrator
3 98 (10.02%) Analyst
4 89 (9.10%) Consultant
5 75 (7.67%) Developer
6 72 (7.36%) Infrastructure Architect
7 62 (6.34%) DBA
8 59 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
9 56 (5.73%) Unix Administrator
10 45 (4.60%) Unix Engineer
11 42 (4.29%) Support Engineer
12 41 (4.19%) AIX Administrator
13 39 (3.99%) AIX Engineer
14 35 (3.58%) Linux Engineer
15 34 (3.48%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 31 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 29 (2.97%) Test Analyst
18 28 (2.86%) AIX Specialist
19 26 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
20 25 (2.56%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (13.60%) Middleware
2 61 (6.24%) XML
3 56 (5.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 52 (5.32%) HTML
4 52 (5.32%) IBM Integration Bus
5 42 (4.29%) Web Services
6 37 (3.78%) JSON
7 35 (3.58%) J2EE
8 26 (2.66%) Java EE
9 25 (2.56%) jQuery
10 17 (1.74%) WSDL
11 16 (1.64%) JMS
11 16 (1.64%) Regular Expression
12 15 (1.53%) AngularJS
12 15 (1.53%) Servlets
13 14 (1.43%) HTML5
14 13 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
15 12 (1.23%) .NET
15 12 (1.23%) Spring
16 11 (1.12%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 127 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 98 (10.02%) Clustering
3 71 (7.26%) HACMP
4 69 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (4.91%) Management Information System
6 42 (4.29%) PDA
7 37 (3.78%) Mainframe
8 36 (3.68%) DataPower
9 26 (2.66%) PKI
10 19 (1.94%) LPAR
11 14 (1.43%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.33%) Credit Risk
13 11 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.12%) FMCG
13 11 (1.12%) VCE vBlock
14 10 (1.02%) AS400
14 10 (1.02%) CMDB
14 10 (1.02%) Replication
15 9 (0.92%) iSeries
16 8 (0.82%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 612 (62.58%) Linux
2 504 (51.53%) Unix
3 357 (36.50%) Windows
4 331 (33.84%) Solaris
5 238 (24.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 105 (10.74%) HPUX
7 76 (7.77%) Windows Server
8 64 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 63 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 62 (6.34%) Windows XP
11 56 (5.73%) Windows 7
12 47 (4.81%) SUSE
13 38 (3.89%) CentOS
13 38 (3.89%) zOS
14 18 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (1.64%) Mac OS
15 16 (1.64%) Mac OS X
16 15 (1.53%) VMS
16 15 (1.53%) Windows Vista
17 12 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (15.54%) Migration
2 138 (14.11%) ITIL
3 110 (11.25%) Change Management
4 92 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (6.85%) Service Management
6 56 (5.73%) Configuration Management
7 50 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 50 (5.11%) Software Testing
8 47 (4.81%) DevOps
9 46 (4.70%) Test Automation
10 44 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (4.50%) Project Management
11 40 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (4.09%) Test Scripting
12 36 (3.68%) Security Architecture
13 35 (3.58%) Service Delivery
14 34 (3.48%) High Availability
14 34 (3.48%) SDLC
14 34 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (3.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (19.22%) SQL
2 181 (18.51%) Java
3 158 (16.16%) Shell Script
4 81 (8.28%) Perl
5 48 (4.91%) C++
6 45 (4.60%) C
7 44 (4.50%) JavaScript
7 44 (4.50%) Python
8 42 (4.29%) Korn
9 35 (3.58%) PL/SQL
10 27 (2.76%) Ruby
11 24 (2.45%) Bash Shell
12 21 (2.15%) C#
13 16 (1.64%) Objective-C
14 14 (1.43%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.23%) Jython
16 9 (0.92%) PHP
17 5 (0.51%) C-shell
18 4 (0.41%) COBOL
18 4 (0.41%) sed
Qualifications
1 195 (19.94%) Security Cleared
2 126 (12.88%) SC Cleared
3 53 (5.42%) DV Cleared
4 48 (4.91%) MCSE
4 48 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (4.81%) Degree
6 46 (4.70%) MCITP
6 46 (4.70%) MCSA
6 46 (4.70%) MCTS
7 39 (3.99%) ISTQB
8 34 (3.48%) CISSP
9 29 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (2.15%) CISM
11 18 (1.84%) CCNA
12 16 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 12 (1.23%) IBM AIX Certification
13 12 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (1.12%) IBM Certification
15 9 (0.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 9 (0.92%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.89%) SLA
2 18 (1.84%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.23%) QA
4 11 (1.12%) COBIT
5 7 (0.72%) SAS 70
6 5 (0.51%) COSO
7 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.20%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 132 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (9.71%) Active Directory
3 76 (7.77%) Hyper-V
4 58 (5.93%) VMware ESX
5 31 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 28 (2.86%) vSphere
7 26 (2.66%) GPFS
8 21 (2.15%) NFS
9 18 (1.84%) PowerHA
9 18 (1.84%) Xen
10 15 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (1.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 11 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 10 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.92%) ClearTrust
13 9 (0.92%) KVM
14 8 (0.82%) iptables
15 7 (0.72%) Oracle Clusterware
15 7 (0.72%) SRDF
16 4 (0.41%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 54 (5.52%) Tivoli
2 49 (5.01%) Netcool
3 46 (4.70%) HP Quality Center
3 46 (4.70%) McAfee ePO
4 40 (4.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 32 (3.27%) Puppet
6 25 (2.56%) NetBackup
7 21 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (2.04%) Ansible
8 20 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
9 19 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
10 15 (1.53%) Data Guard
11 13 (1.33%) QRadar
12 12 (1.23%) Control-M
13 10 (1.02%) CA Single Sign-On
13 10 (1.02%) Foglight
13 10 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 9 (0.92%) CA Wily
14 9 (0.92%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 352 (35.99%) Oracle
2 344 (35.17%) IBM
3 224 (22.90%) VMware
4 213 (21.78%) Red Hat
5 169 (17.28%) Microsoft
6 106 (10.84%) Veritas
7 93 (9.51%) HP
8 89 (9.10%) Citrix
9 54 (5.52%) SAP
10 51 (5.21%) Intel Security
11 47 (4.81%) Cisco
12 46 (4.70%) Sun
13 45 (4.60%) EMC
14 42 (4.29%) Informatica
15 25 (2.56%) NetApp
16 24 (2.45%) CheckPoint
16 24 (2.45%) Cognizant
17 23 (2.35%) Dell
17 23 (2.35%) Splunk
18 22 (2.25%) Axway
London
Pertemps IT
Rate: Excellent Rate depending on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
CBS butler
Posted: 15 hours ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £320 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
LA International
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 12 months contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £499 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago