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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 324 213 184
Rank change year-on-year
-111 -29
Contract jobs citing AIX 307 484 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.95% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.49% 4.25% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 259 250
Average daily rate
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£405 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £223 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 11
Average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £27.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £38.80 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12323 11383 12054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.55% 22.26% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6995 6240 5965
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1009 1231
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -89 267 £416 +11.00% 55
London -44 85 £400 - 12
South East -49 63 £475 +30.58% 25
Yorkshire +6 37 £425 +54.54% 4
North West -45 37 £375 +11.77% 3
West Yorkshire +4 29 £425 -15.00% 3
Scotland -34 29 £355 -5.33% 5
Hampshire -24 27 £418 +27.63% 10
Berkshire -8 20 £488 +8.33% 6
Manchester -17 20 £300 +9.09%
Edinburgh -30 18 £369 -1.66%
City of London -4 16 £388 -3.12% 3
Halifax +10 15 £425 - 3
Reading -7 13 £350 -23.07% 3
West Midlands -18 13 £550 +57.14% 2
Cheshire -23 11 £275 -35.29% 1
East of England -22 9 £320 +20.75% 4
East Midlands 0 8 £450 +35.33% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 8 £348 -4.13% 1
Tyne and Wear -9 8 £348 -4.13% 1
North East -12 8 £348 -4.13% 1
Birmingham 0 7 £550 +57.14%
Glasgow -4 7 £319 -25.00% 3
Milton Keynes -6 7 £600 +84.61%
Buckinghamshire -12 7 £600 +96.72% 1
Chester -4 6 - - 1
Surrey -4 5 £550 +29.41% 4
Leeds -10 5 £425 -15.00%
Lancashire -6 4 £422 - 1
Leicestershire - 4 £450 -

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 400 (60.51%) Linux
2 331 (50.08%) UNIX
3 278 (42.06%) IBM
4 267 (40.39%) Oracle
5 262 (39.64%) Windows
6 218 (32.98%) Solaris
7 155 (23.45%) WebSphere
8 147 (22.24%) Finance
9 125 (18.91%) SQL
10 119 (18.00%) SAN
11 118 (17.85%) Red Hat
12 115 (17.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 111 (16.79%) VMware
14 106 (16.04%) DB2
15 101 (15.28%) Oracle Database
16 96 (14.52%) HP
17 85 (12.86%) Shell Script
18 80 (12.10%) Tivoli
19 78 (11.80%) Mainframe
19 78 (11.80%) Migration
20 77 (11.65%) Banking
21 74 (11.20%) Microsoft
22 69 (10.44%) Java
23 65 (9.83%) HPUX
23 65 (9.83%) ITIL
23 65 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
24 64 (9.68%) SQL Server
24 64 (9.68%) Clustering
25 61 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
26 59 (8.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 155 (23.45%) WebSphere
2 44 (6.66%) WebLogic
3 41 (6.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
5 23 (3.48%) Apache
5 23 (3.48%) IIS
6 19 (2.87%) IBM HTTP Server
7 17 (2.57%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.97%) MQSeries
8 13 (1.97%) SAS
8 13 (1.97%) CICS
8 13 (1.97%) Oracle Application Server
9 8 (1.21%) FileNet
10 6 (0.91%) Node.js
10 6 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.76%) OpenROAD
12 4 (0.61%) SAP Portal
12 4 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.61%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 20 (3.03%) MS Office
2 14 (2.12%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.36%) Maximo
3 5 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.61%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.45%) AWD
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.30%) Magento
6 2 (0.30%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.30%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.36%) SaaS
2 8 (1.21%) GitHub
3 3 (0.45%) IaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 119 (18.00%) SAN
2 55 (8.32%) Firewall
3 37 (5.60%) NAS
4 30 (4.54%) LAN
5 28 (4.24%) TCP/IP
6 27 (4.08%) WAN
6 27 (4.08%) SSL
7 25 (3.78%) LDAP
8 22 (3.33%) FTP
9 20 (3.03%) DNS
10 19 (2.87%) VPN
11 14 (2.12%) HTTP
12 12 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (1.51%) Network Security
13 10 (1.51%) DHCP
14 9 (1.36%) Internet
15 8 (1.21%) Fibre Channel
16 6 (0.91%) VLAN
16 6 (0.91%) NetScaler
16 6 (0.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (16.04%) DB2
2 101 (15.28%) Oracle Database
3 64 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 49 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 32 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 27 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 27 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 24 (3.63%) Oracle Reports
8 21 (3.18%) MySQL
9 17 (2.57%) Oracle9i Database
10 15 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.66%) SQLPlus
12 10 (1.51%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (1.51%) SAP BW
12 10 (1.51%) OLAP
13 9 (1.36%) Ingres
14 8 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (1.21%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 39 (5.90%) ClearCase
2 33 (4.99%) ClearQuest
3 19 (2.87%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.72%) Ant
5 16 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (2.12%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.12%) TestDirector
7 13 (1.97%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (1.97%) WinRunner
8 12 (1.82%) Subversion
9 11 (1.66%) Maven
9 11 (1.66%) Jasmine
9 11 (1.66%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.66%) RSpec
10 7 (1.06%) Introscope
11 6 (0.91%) Yeoman
11 6 (0.91%) Grunt
11 6 (0.91%) ProC
12 5 (0.76%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.61%) AppScan
General
1 147 (22.24%) Finance
2 77 (11.65%) Banking
3 49 (7.41%) Retail
4 28 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.66%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.51%) Advertising
8 9 (1.36%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.21%) Dutch Language
10 7 (1.06%) French Language
11 5 (0.76%) Marketing
12 3 (0.45%) Front Office
13 2 (0.30%) Local Government
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.30%) Legal
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
13 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) Electronics
14 1 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (16.94%) Administrator
2 93 (14.07%) Architect
3 70 (10.59%) Developer
4 67 (10.14%) Consultant
5 64 (9.68%) Analyst
6 42 (6.35%) DBA
7 40 (6.05%) Oracle DBA
8 39 (5.90%) UNIX Administrator
9 32 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
10 27 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
11 26 (3.93%) Project Manager
12 24 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (3.63%) UNIX Engineer
13 23 (3.48%) AIX Administrator
14 20 (3.03%) Designer
15 17 (2.57%) Technical Architect
16 16 (2.42%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 15 (2.27%) Ruby Developer
18 13 (1.97%) Data Architect
18 13 (1.97%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.77%) Middleware
2 51 (7.72%) WebSphere MQ
3 41 (6.20%) HTML
4 33 (4.99%) CSS
4 33 (4.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 24 (3.63%) Web Services
5 24 (3.63%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (2.12%) Worklight
7 13 (1.97%) XML
8 12 (1.82%) jQuery
9 11 (1.66%) Ember.js
9 11 (1.66%) Backbone.js
10 10 (1.51%) J2EE
11 9 (1.36%) SAP Basis
12 8 (1.21%) CSS3
12 8 (1.21%) HTML5
12 8 (1.21%) RESTful
12 8 (1.21%) Dojo
12 8 (1.21%) Spring
13 6 (0.91%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 78 (11.80%) Mainframe
2 64 (9.68%) Clustering
3 36 (5.45%) Replication
4 35 (5.30%) HACMP
5 34 (5.14%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.33%) DataPower
7 19 (2.87%) AS400
7 19 (2.87%) IBM Mainframe
7 19 (2.87%) Open Source
7 19 (2.87%) LPAR
8 14 (2.12%) PMI
9 13 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
9 13 (1.97%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.51%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.51%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.21%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.06%) PDA
13 6 (0.91%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.76%) CMDB
15 4 (0.61%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 400 (60.51%) Linux
2 331 (50.08%) UNIX
3 262 (39.64%) Windows
4 218 (32.98%) Solaris
5 115 (17.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (9.83%) HPUX
7 61 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 57 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (7.72%) SUSE
10 23 (3.48%) Mac OS X
11 22 (3.33%) Windows 7
12 20 (3.03%) Windows XP
12 20 (3.03%) zOS
13 12 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (1.21%) CentOS
15 8 (1.21%) Windows NT
16 6 (0.91%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.76%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.76%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (11.80%) Migration
2 65 (9.83%) ITIL
3 48 (7.26%) Change Management
4 45 (6.81%) Performance Tuning
5 38 (5.75%) Service Delivery
6 36 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 36 (5.45%) Configuration Management
7 34 (5.14%) Project Management
7 34 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (5.14%) Workflow
8 30 (4.54%) Service Management
9 27 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (4.08%) TDD
10 26 (3.93%) Workflow Management
11 23 (3.48%) BDD
11 23 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
12 22 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (3.18%) Performance Testing
13 21 (3.18%) Technical Architecture
13 21 (3.18%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 125 (18.91%) SQL
2 85 (12.86%) Shell Script
3 69 (10.44%) Java
4 58 (8.77%) Perl
5 44 (6.66%) Bash Shell
5 44 (6.66%) C
6 42 (6.35%) JavaScript
6 42 (6.35%) Korn
7 31 (4.69%) Ruby
8 26 (3.93%) PL/SQL
9 23 (3.48%) Python
10 22 (3.33%) C++
11 12 (1.82%) VB
12 11 (1.66%) CoffeeScript
13 8 (1.21%) Jython
13 8 (1.21%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.06%) REXX
15 5 (0.76%) COBOL
15 5 (0.76%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.03%) Degree
4 14 (2.12%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.21%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.21%) MCITP
7 7 (1.06%) MCSE
7 7 (1.06%) MCSA
7 7 (1.06%) ISEB
7 7 (1.06%) MCTS
7 7 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.91%) CISSP
8 6 (0.91%) IBM Certification
9 5 (0.76%) IBM AIX Certification
9 5 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.61%) CISM
11 3 (0.45%) CCNP
11 3 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.97%) SLA
2 11 (1.66%) QA
3 7 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) Basel II
6 1 (0.15%) COREP
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 65 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (8.17%) Oracle RAC
3 40 (6.05%) Active Directory
4 33 (4.99%) VMware ESX
5 26 (3.93%) Oracle RMAN
6 24 (3.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 18 (2.72%) vSphere
8 14 (2.12%) Hyper-V
8 14 (2.12%) SRDF
9 13 (1.97%) GPFS
10 9 (1.36%) KVM
10 9 (1.36%) PowerHA
11 8 (1.21%) RHEV
12 7 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 6 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.91%) OCFS2
13 6 (0.91%) Nmap
13 6 (0.91%) Samba
13 6 (0.91%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 80 (12.10%) Tivoli
2 59 (8.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 36 (5.45%) Data Guard
4 20 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (2.87%) Netcool
6 17 (2.57%) Puppet
7 15 (2.27%) NetBackup
8 14 (2.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 13 (1.97%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (1.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 11 (1.66%) Capistrano
11 8 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (1.21%) BladeLogic
12 7 (1.06%) Nessus
13 6 (0.91%) CORE IMPACT
13 6 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (0.76%) SCCM
14 5 (0.76%) SCOM
15 4 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
15 4 (0.61%) nmon
Vendors
1 278 (42.06%) IBM
2 267 (40.39%) Oracle
3 118 (17.85%) Red Hat
4 111 (16.79%) VMware
5 96 (14.52%) HP
6 74 (11.20%) Microsoft
7 46 (6.96%) EMC
8 42 (6.35%) Sun
9 41 (6.20%) Citrix
10 40 (6.05%) SAP
11 39 (5.90%) Veritas
12 34 (5.14%) Cisco
13 33 (4.99%) NetApp
14 28 (4.24%) JBoss
15 18 (2.72%) Dell
16 16 (2.42%) McAfee
17 14 (2.12%) Intel
17 14 (2.12%) CA
18 13 (1.97%) Sybase
19 11 (1.66%) Hitachi
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Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: £Market
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Glasgow
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
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