The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 198 274 327
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +53
Contract jobs citing AIX 700 455 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.30% 0.81% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.63% 3.66% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 237 204
Median daily rate £389 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.02 £61.30 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
12429 12432 12503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.12% 22.17% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7823 7240 7170
Median daily rate £395 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 985 1042
Median hourly rate £16.97 £16.84 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +8.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AIX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 June 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
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 24 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +60 574 £400 -11.11% 43
North East +38 144 £283 +0.25% 2
Tyne and Wear +27 142 £281 -0.26% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +26 140 £281 -0.26% 2
London -17 140 £404 -10.22% 14
South East -16 106 £425 -5.55% 11
Scotland +44 105 £343 -11.61% 5
North West +62 103 £425 +13.33% 4
Hampshire +20 64 £380 -10.58% 3
Yorkshire +27 50 £450 +0.55% 5
Cheshire +35 44 £425 +4.67% 1
West Yorkshire +16 37 £439 -1.95% 3
Glasgow +21 35 £350 - 2
Renfrewshire -6 32 £320 -9.85% 1
Erskine -7 32 £320 -9.85% 1
Manchester +12 28 £425 +41.66% 1
Warrington - 22 £425 -
Halifax +9 21 £440 -7.36%
West Midlands -21 21 £385 -14.44% 1
Lancashire +17 19 £425 -17.31% 1
Edinburgh -7 19 £440 -2.22% 2
Surrey +4 18 £425 -21.83%
City of London +23 16 £475 +5.55% 3
Havant +10 16 £380 -10.58%
Berkshire -36 16 £550 +22.22% 7
Warwickshire -2 15 £395 -8.40%
Preston +15 12 £425 -17.31%
Farnborough +8 8 £335 -11.97% 1
Leeds -3 8 £406 +16.07% 3
Warwick -5 8 £396 -8.11%

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AIX.

1 795 (65.54%) Linux
2 625 (51.53%) Unix
3 452 (37.26%) Solaris
4 451 (37.18%) Oracle
5 450 (37.10%) Windows
6 399 (32.89%) IBM
7 353 (29.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 318 (26.22%) Red Hat
9 275 (22.67%) ITIL
10 254 (20.94%) Security Cleared
11 235 (19.37%) HP
12 227 (18.71%) Finance
13 220 (18.14%) SQL
13 220 (18.14%) WebSphere
14 200 (16.49%) SAN
15 197 (16.24%) Perl
15 197 (16.24%) Migration
15 197 (16.24%) VMware
16 196 (16.16%) SC Cleared
17 190 (15.66%) Microsoft
18 189 (15.58%) Middleware
19 184 (15.17%) Shell Script
20 179 (14.76%) HPUX
21 167 (13.77%) Change Management
22 166 (13.69%) Data Centre
23 151 (12.45%) Java
23 151 (12.45%) DB2
24 147 (12.12%) Clustering
25 144 (11.87%) Veritas
26 132 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 220 (18.14%) WebSphere
2 108 (8.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 104 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 61 (5.03%) Apache
5 47 (3.87%) IBM HTTP Server
6 45 (3.71%) JBoss
7 32 (2.64%) IIS
8 30 (2.47%) Tomcat
9 29 (2.39%) MQSeries
10 27 (2.23%) iPlanet
10 27 (2.23%) Tuxedo
11 26 (2.14%) Oracle Application Server
11 26 (2.14%) WebSphere Process Server
12 23 (1.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 18 (1.48%) CICS
14 17 (1.40%) MS Exchange
14 17 (1.40%) OpenStack
15 16 (1.32%) WebSphere Portal
16 15 (1.24%) AquaLogic
17 10 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.74%) MS Project
4 8 (0.66%) MS Office
5 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (1.24%) OpenText MBPM
4 14 (1.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 9 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.58%) SAP R/3
7 6 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.41%) Siebel Analytics
9 4 (0.33%) BusinessWare
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.082%) Oracle Cash Management
12 1 (0.082%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 1 (0.082%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 1 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (0.082%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (0.91%) IaaS
2 11 (0.91%) Office 365
3 10 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.66%) SaaS
5 7 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.58%) PaaS
6 6 (0.49%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.082%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 200 (16.49%) SAN
2 108 (8.90%) Firewall
3 101 (8.33%) SSL
4 66 (5.44%) DNS
5 42 (3.46%) DHCP
6 40 (3.30%) TCP/IP
7 35 (2.89%) WAN
8 33 (2.72%) HTTP
8 33 (2.72%) LAN
9 29 (2.39%) LDAP
10 24 (1.98%) Network Security
11 23 (1.90%) NAS
11 23 (1.90%) VPN
12 19 (1.57%) Internet
13 18 (1.48%) VLAN
14 16 (1.32%) SSH
15 14 (1.15%) iSCSI
16 13 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
17 11 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
17 11 (0.91%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (12.45%) DB2
2 93 (7.67%) Oracle Database
3 63 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 40 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 35 (2.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (2.23%) Oracle BI EE
7 24 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 23 (1.90%) MySQL
9 19 (1.57%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (0.91%) Hadoop
13 10 (0.82%) Big Data
14 9 (0.74%) DataStage
14 9 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
14 9 (0.74%) PowerCenter
15 8 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (0.58%) MongoDB
16 7 (0.58%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (2.31%) HP UFT
1 28 (2.31%) TestDirector
1 28 (2.31%) WinRunner
2 25 (2.06%) Jenkins
3 22 (1.81%) Subversion
4 19 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 17 (1.40%) Maven
6 16 (1.32%) Introscope
7 15 (1.24%) JIRA
8 13 (1.07%) Ant
8 13 (1.07%) ClearCase
9 11 (0.91%) Artifactory
9 11 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (0.91%) Gradle
10 10 (0.82%) ClearQuest
11 9 (0.74%) TortoiseSVN
12 8 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.49%) Hudson
13 6 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 227 (18.71%) Finance
2 106 (8.74%) Banking
3 28 (2.31%) Retail
4 17 (1.40%) Law
5 14 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 12 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 10 (0.82%) Marketing
8 9 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.58%) Back Office
10 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.41%) Billing
12 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.082%) Advertising
14 1 (0.082%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.082%) Electronics
14 1 (0.082%) Front Office
14 1 (0.082%) German Language
14 1 (0.082%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 239 (19.70%) Administrator
2 150 (12.37%) Architect
3 137 (11.29%) Consultant
4 99 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
5 76 (6.27%) Unix Administrator
6 75 (6.18%) Developer
7 73 (6.02%) AIX Administrator
8 71 (5.85%) Linux Administrator
9 66 (5.44%) Infrastructure Architect
10 62 (5.11%) Linux Engineer
11 60 (4.95%) Analyst
12 55 (4.53%) Unix Engineer
13 50 (4.12%) DBA
13 50 (4.12%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 47 (3.87%) AIX Consultant
15 43 (3.54%) Support Engineer
16 42 (3.46%) AIX Engineer
17 40 (3.30%) Oracle DBA
18 39 (3.22%) AIX Architect
19 38 (3.13%) AIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (15.58%) Middleware
2 87 (7.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 43 (3.54%) IBM Integration Bus
3 43 (3.54%) Web Services
4 39 (3.22%) J2EE
5 24 (1.98%) XML
6 22 (1.81%) Regular Expression
7 20 (1.65%) HTML
8 15 (1.24%) Software Packaging
9 14 (1.15%) JSP
10 12 (0.99%) .NET
11 11 (0.91%) SOAP
12 10 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (0.82%) Servlets
13 9 (0.74%) JSON
14 8 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (0.58%) ActiveMQ
15 7 (0.58%) Oracle ADF
16 6 (0.49%) GWT
16 6 (0.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 166 (13.69%) Data Centre
2 147 (12.12%) Clustering
3 91 (7.50%) Mainframe
4 72 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (4.86%) DataPower
6 50 (4.12%) HACMP
7 29 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 26 (2.14%) PDA
8 26 (2.14%) Replication
9 22 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.48%) IBM Mainframe
11 16 (1.32%) LPAR
12 11 (0.91%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.74%) AS400
13 9 (0.74%) FMCG
13 9 (0.74%) Health Informatics
13 9 (0.74%) Informatics
14 8 (0.66%) Device Driver
14 8 (0.66%) HP Storage
14 8 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 795 (65.54%) Linux
2 625 (51.53%) Unix
3 452 (37.26%) Solaris
4 450 (37.10%) Windows
5 353 (29.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 179 (14.76%) HPUX
7 111 (9.15%) Windows Server
8 87 (7.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 83 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 69 (5.69%) SUSE
11 65 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 49 (4.04%) Windows XP
13 48 (3.96%) zOS
14 41 (3.38%) Oracle Linux
15 37 (3.05%) Windows 7
16 19 (1.57%) OS/390
17 17 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (1.24%) CentOS
19 6 (0.49%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.49%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (22.67%) ITIL
2 197 (16.24%) Migration
3 167 (13.77%) Change Management
4 127 (10.47%) Configuration Management
5 99 (8.16%) Service Management
6 97 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 96 (7.91%) High Availability
8 87 (7.17%) Release Management
9 79 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
10 78 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 75 (6.18%) Problem Management
12 70 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
13 63 (5.19%) Incident Management
14 57 (4.70%) Project Management
15 50 (4.12%) DevOps
16 45 (3.71%) Stakeholder Management
17 44 (3.63%) Capacity Planning
18 43 (3.54%) Software Testing
19 41 (3.38%) SOA
20 40 (3.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 220 (18.14%) SQL
2 197 (16.24%) Perl
3 184 (15.17%) Shell Script
4 151 (12.45%) Java
5 91 (7.50%) C
6 79 (6.51%) Python
7 64 (5.28%) Korn
8 60 (4.95%) Bash Shell
9 36 (2.97%) C++
10 31 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 29 (2.39%) PowerShell
12 22 (1.81%) Bourne shell
12 22 (1.81%) PHP
13 20 (1.65%) COBOL
13 20 (1.65%) JavaScript
13 20 (1.65%) VBScript
14 15 (1.24%) Jython
15 14 (1.15%) Ruby
15 14 (1.15%) VB
16 12 (0.99%) C#
Qualifications
1 254 (20.94%) Security Cleared
2 196 (16.16%) SC Cleared
3 58 (4.78%) Degree
4 46 (3.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 36 (2.97%) MCSE
5 36 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (2.97%) RHCE
6 33 (2.72%) MCITP
6 33 (2.72%) MCSA
6 33 (2.72%) MCTS
7 32 (2.64%) ISTQB
8 23 (1.90%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (1.48%) IBM AIX Certification
11 14 (1.15%) CCNA
12 10 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (0.66%) CISSP
14 6 (0.49%) DBS Check
14 6 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.50%) SLA
2 27 (2.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 25 (2.06%) QA
4 20 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.40%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.66%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.49%) COBIT
9 3 (0.25%) COSO
9 3 (0.25%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.16%) SEPA
11 1 (0.082%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.082%) MiFID
System Software
1 132 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (9.32%) Active Directory
3 72 (5.94%) Oracle RAC
4 53 (4.37%) KVM
5 40 (3.30%) Hyper-V
6 38 (3.13%) vSphere
7 35 (2.89%) VMware ESX
8 27 (2.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 26 (2.14%) GPFS
10 24 (1.98%) PowerHA
11 22 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
12 21 (1.73%) Oracle Clusterware
13 20 (1.65%) NFS
14 19 (1.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 17 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
16 14 (1.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 11 (0.91%) RHEV
17 11 (0.91%) Veritas File System
17 11 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
18 10 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 86 (7.09%) Tivoli
2 81 (6.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 68 (5.61%) Puppet
4 61 (5.03%) EMC NetWorker
5 53 (4.37%) Netcool
6 41 (3.38%) NetBackup
7 34 (2.80%) HP Data Protector
8 33 (2.72%) McAfee ePO
9 29 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
10 28 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
11 23 (1.90%) SCOM
12 19 (1.57%) Ansible
13 17 (1.40%) Control-M
13 17 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
14 15 (1.24%) QRadar
15 14 (1.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 12 (0.99%) Legato
16 12 (0.99%) SCCM
17 11 (0.91%) BladeLogic
17 11 (0.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 451 (37.18%) Oracle
2 399 (32.89%) IBM
3 318 (26.22%) Red Hat
4 235 (19.37%) HP
5 197 (16.24%) VMware
6 190 (15.66%) Microsoft
7 144 (11.87%) Veritas
8 129 (10.63%) EMC
9 125 (10.31%) Citrix
10 64 (5.28%) Sun
11 56 (4.62%) Cisco
12 50 (4.12%) CA
13 47 (3.87%) Informatica
14 36 (2.97%) Intel Security
15 35 (2.89%) Symantec
16 34 (2.80%) ServiceNow
17 33 (2.72%) Axway
18 26 (2.14%) Dell
19 24 (1.98%) NetApp
20 23 (1.90%) BMC
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