The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 307 214 183
Rank change year-on-year
-93 -31
Contract jobs citing AIX 296 485 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.95% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.45% 4.26% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 263 243
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -3.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +9.09%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12063 11375 12047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.73% 22.37% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6835 6240 5912
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1030 1026 1240
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.99 £17.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.71% -3.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%

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 July 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
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 July 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
(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 -104 260 £400 +2.89% 63
London -43 80 £400 - 19
South East -51 61 £456 +14.06% 22
North West -43 37 £313 -5.73% 1
Yorkshire +2 32 £425 +19.71% 2
Scotland -30 30 £350 -6.66% 5
West Yorkshire +6 25 £425 -15.00% 1
Hampshire -31 23 £411 +20.88% 12
Manchester -14 22 £300 +9.09%
Edinburgh -30 22 £350 -6.66% 3
Berkshire -3 21 £475 +5.55% 2
City of London -8 17 £388 -8.82% 7
Reading -3 14 £369 -16.66% 1
West Midlands -16 14 £368 +5.00% 6
Halifax +8 13 £425 - 1
Tyne and Wear -1 12 £303 -16.55%
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 12 £303 -16.55%
North East -7 12 £303 -16.55%
Cheshire -32 11 £255 -36.25%
Buckinghamshire -9 10 £600 +96.72%
Milton Keynes 0 9 £600 +108.69%
East Midlands -3 9 £450 +32.84% 3
East of England -28 8 £320 +20.75% 6
Birmingham -7 7 £355 +1.42% 3
Glasgow -4 4 £319 -25.00%
Leeds -4 4 £425 -15.00%
Chester -7 4 - -
Surrey -9 4 - - 4
Leicestershire - 4 £450 -
Leicester - 4 £450 -

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 406 (59.79%) Linux
2 361 (53.17%) UNIX
3 294 (43.30%) IBM
4 277 (40.80%) Oracle
5 266 (39.18%) Windows
6 231 (34.02%) Solaris
7 165 (24.30%) WebSphere
8 158 (23.27%) Finance
9 137 (20.18%) SQL
10 126 (18.56%) Red Hat
11 122 (17.97%) SAN
12 117 (17.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 111 (16.35%) VMware
14 106 (15.61%) Oracle Database
15 102 (15.02%) DB2
16 100 (14.73%) HP
17 94 (13.84%) Tivoli
18 90 (13.25%) Shell Script
19 82 (12.08%) Banking
20 77 (11.34%) Microsoft
21 70 (10.31%) Mainframe
21 70 (10.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
21 70 (10.31%) Migration
22 69 (10.16%) Clustering
23 68 (10.01%) SQL Server
23 68 (10.01%) Security Cleared
23 68 (10.01%) VMware Infrastructure
24 66 (9.72%) Java
25 64 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
26 62 (9.13%) ITIL

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 165 (24.30%) WebSphere
2 49 (7.22%) WebLogic
3 44 (6.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (3.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 21 (3.09%) IIS
6 19 (2.80%) Apache
7 17 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
8 14 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
9 13 (1.91%) SAS
10 11 (1.62%) CICS
10 11 (1.62%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.62%) MQSeries
11 9 (1.33%) FileNet
12 7 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.88%) Node.js
14 5 (0.74%) OpenROAD
15 4 (0.59%) NetWeaver
15 4 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 4 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 23 (3.39%) MS Office
2 13 (1.91%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) FastStats
4 1 (0.15%) SPSS
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.91%) Maximo
2 11 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.74%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.44%) Magento
5 3 (0.44%) AWD
6 2 (0.29%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.29%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.33%) SaaS
2 8 (1.18%) GitHub
3 3 (0.44%) IaaS
4 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (17.97%) SAN
2 53 (7.81%) Firewall
3 32 (4.71%) NAS
4 29 (4.27%) LAN
5 27 (3.98%) FTP
6 26 (3.83%) WAN
7 25 (3.68%) TCP/IP
8 24 (3.53%) SSL
8 24 (3.53%) LDAP
9 19 (2.80%) DNS
10 17 (2.50%) VPN
11 13 (1.91%) HTTP
12 11 (1.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (1.47%) DHCP
14 8 (1.18%) Internet
14 8 (1.18%) Network Security
14 8 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (0.88%) ATM
15 6 (0.88%) NetScaler
16 5 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (15.61%) Oracle Database
2 102 (15.02%) DB2
3 68 (10.01%) SQL Server
4 56 (8.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 35 (5.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 30 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
7 28 (4.12%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.24%) RDBMS
9 21 (3.09%) MySQL
10 17 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
11 15 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.62%) SQLPlus
13 10 (1.47%) OLAP
13 10 (1.47%) SAP BW
13 10 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (1.33%) Ingres
15 8 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.18%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 8 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (5.30%) ClearCase
2 30 (4.42%) ClearQuest
3 22 (3.24%) Oracle Forms
4 19 (2.80%) Git (software)
5 18 (2.65%) Ant
6 15 (2.21%) TestDirector
7 14 (2.06%) QuickTest Pro
7 14 (2.06%) WinRunner
7 14 (2.06%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.77%) Subversion
9 11 (1.62%) RSpec
9 11 (1.62%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.62%) Jasmine
9 11 (1.62%) Maven
10 6 (0.88%) Toad
10 6 (0.88%) ProC
10 6 (0.88%) Introscope
10 6 (0.88%) Yeoman
10 6 (0.88%) Grunt
11 5 (0.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 158 (23.27%) Finance
2 82 (12.08%) Banking
3 49 (7.22%) Retail
4 34 (5.01%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.18%) Advertising
9 7 (1.03%) Marketing
10 5 (0.74%) Dutch Language
10 5 (0.74%) Legal
11 4 (0.59%) French Language
12 3 (0.44%) Front Office
13 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.29%) Automotive
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Local Government
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 113 (16.64%) Administrator
2 87 (12.81%) Architect
3 79 (11.63%) Analyst
4 74 (10.90%) Developer
5 64 (9.43%) Consultant
6 42 (6.19%) DBA
7 40 (5.89%) Oracle DBA
8 38 (5.60%) UNIX Administrator
9 30 (4.42%) Infrastructure Architect
10 27 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
10 27 (3.98%) Systems Administrator
11 26 (3.83%) UNIX Engineer
12 25 (3.68%) Designer
13 24 (3.53%) Project Manager
14 23 (3.39%) AIX Administrator
15 18 (2.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 17 (2.50%) WebSphere Administrator
17 15 (2.21%) Ruby Developer
18 14 (2.06%) Technical Architect
18 14 (2.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 55 (8.10%) Middleware
3 38 (5.60%) HTML
4 35 (5.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 31 (4.57%) CSS
6 24 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 20 (2.95%) Web Services
8 14 (2.06%) XML
9 13 (1.91%) Worklight
10 12 (1.77%) jQuery
11 11 (1.62%) Backbone.js
11 11 (1.62%) Ember.js
12 10 (1.47%) J2EE
13 8 (1.18%) SAP Basis
13 8 (1.18%) Spring
13 8 (1.18%) Dojo
13 8 (1.18%) HTML5
13 8 (1.18%) CSS3
13 8 (1.18%) RESTful
14 7 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.31%) Mainframe
2 69 (10.16%) Clustering
3 36 (5.30%) HACMP
4 35 (5.15%) Replication
5 34 (5.01%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.39%) DataPower
7 22 (3.24%) AS400
8 21 (3.09%) IBM Mainframe
9 19 (2.80%) Open Source
10 18 (2.65%) LPAR
11 14 (2.06%) Computer Science
12 12 (1.77%) PMI
13 10 (1.47%) Thin Client
13 10 (1.47%) Fat Client
13 10 (1.47%) iSeries
14 8 (1.18%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.03%) PDA
16 6 (0.88%) Data Integration
17 5 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
17 5 (0.74%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 406 (59.79%) Linux
2 361 (53.17%) UNIX
3 266 (39.18%) Windows
4 231 (34.02%) Solaris
5 117 (17.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (8.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 60 (8.84%) HPUX
9 49 (7.22%) SUSE
10 23 (3.39%) Windows 7
10 23 (3.39%) Mac OS X
11 21 (3.09%) Windows XP
12 17 (2.50%) zOS
13 14 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (1.33%) VMS
14 9 (1.33%) Windows NT
15 8 (1.18%) CentOS
16 7 (1.03%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (10.31%) Migration
2 62 (9.13%) ITIL
3 48 (7.07%) Change Management
4 47 (6.92%) Performance Tuning
5 39 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (5.74%) Configuration Management
6 35 (5.15%) Project Management
7 33 (4.86%) Service Delivery
8 32 (4.71%) Workflow
8 32 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (4.57%) Service Management
10 29 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (4.27%) Change Control
11 28 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
12 27 (3.98%) TDD
13 26 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
14 24 (3.53%) Workflow Management
15 23 (3.39%) BDD
16 22 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (2.95%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 137 (20.18%) SQL
2 90 (13.25%) Shell Script
3 66 (9.72%) Java
4 53 (7.81%) Perl
5 43 (6.33%) Korn
6 42 (6.19%) C
7 40 (5.89%) JavaScript
8 37 (5.45%) Bash Shell
9 30 (4.42%) Ruby
10 28 (4.12%) PL/SQL
11 21 (3.09%) C++
12 20 (2.95%) Python
13 12 (1.77%) VB
14 11 (1.62%) CoffeeScript
15 9 (1.33%) Jython
16 8 (1.18%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.03%) REXX
17 7 (1.03%) COBOL
18 5 (0.74%) PowerShell
19 4 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (10.01%) Security Cleared
2 48 (7.07%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.09%) Degree
4 12 (1.77%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.33%) ISEB
7 8 (1.18%) MCITP
7 8 (1.18%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.03%) MCTS
8 7 (1.03%) MCSE
8 7 (1.03%) MCSA
9 6 (0.88%) IBM Certification
9 6 (0.88%) CISSP
10 5 (0.74%) IBM AIX Certification
11 4 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.59%) CISM
11 4 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.44%) CCNP
12 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.77%) SLA
2 9 (1.33%) QA
3 7 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) COREP
6 1 (0.15%) Basel II
System Software
1 68 (10.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (7.66%) Oracle RAC
3 42 (6.19%) Active Directory
4 41 (6.04%) VMware ESX
5 29 (4.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 26 (3.83%) Oracle RMAN
7 16 (2.36%) Hyper-V
7 16 (2.36%) vSphere
8 13 (1.91%) GPFS
8 13 (1.91%) SRDF
9 11 (1.62%) PowerHA
10 9 (1.33%) KVM
11 8 (1.18%) RHEV
11 8 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 6 (0.88%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.88%) Samba
13 6 (0.88%) Nmap
13 6 (0.88%) OCFS2
13 6 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 94 (13.84%) Tivoli
2 70 (10.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 34 (5.01%) Data Guard
4 22 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (3.09%) Netcool
6 17 (2.50%) NetBackup
7 16 (2.36%) Puppet
8 14 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 14 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (1.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 11 (1.62%) Capistrano
11 8 (1.18%) nmon
12 7 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (1.03%) BladeLogic
12 7 (1.03%) Nessus
13 6 (0.88%) SCOM
13 6 (0.88%) CORE IMPACT
14 5 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (0.59%) CiscoWorks
15 4 (0.59%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 294 (43.30%) IBM
2 277 (40.80%) Oracle
3 126 (18.56%) Red Hat
4 111 (16.35%) VMware
5 100 (14.73%) HP
6 77 (11.34%) Microsoft
7 46 (6.77%) EMC
8 42 (6.19%) Citrix
9 41 (6.04%) Sun
9 41 (6.04%) Veritas
10 40 (5.89%) NetApp
11 38 (5.60%) SAP
12 32 (4.71%) Cisco
13 30 (4.42%) JBoss
14 18 (2.65%) Dell
15 17 (2.50%) McAfee
16 16 (2.36%) Intel
17 14 (2.06%) CA
18 13 (1.91%) Sybase
19 12 (1.77%) SolarWinds
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago