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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 205 317 298
Rank change year-on-year
+112 -19
Contract jobs citing AIX 673 373 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.20% 0.67% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.37% 3.01% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 184 212
Average daily rate £400 £448 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% +11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £419 £390
% change year-on-year
-7.63% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 12
Average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +128.57%

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
12527 12377 12102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.41% 22.16% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7822 7037 6793
Average daily rate £387 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.01% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 684 1015 1043
Average hourly rate £16.76 £16.20 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +87 570 £400 -11.11% 42
London +79 210 £400 -11.11% 7
South East -19 112 £413 -9.58% 9
Scotland +45 95 £363 -14.70% 7
North West +31 79 £425 - 6
North East +17 65 £285 -10.85% 7
Hampshire +16 65 £380 -5.17% 3
Tyne and Wear +16 64 £285 -10.93% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 63 £285 -10.93% 6
Yorkshire +22 38 £450 +30.28% 5
Cheshire +21 32 £425 +6.25% 2
City of London +53 30 £438 -2.77% 3
West Yorkshire +12 29 £450 +30.28% 5
Renfrewshire -6 28 £271 -16.76% 2
Erskine -12 28 £271 -16.76% 1
Edinburgh 0 25 £425 -5.55% 2
West Midlands +11 24 £375 -16.66%
Glasgow +16 23 £375 +7.14% 3
Manchester +3 20 £460 +9.52% 2
Surrey -4 19 £425 -22.72% 2
East Midlands +12 18 £400 +14.69% 4
East of England +10 17 £375 -16.66% 2
Havant +18 16 £380 -1.93%
Berkshire -7 15 £450 -1.36% 3
Halifax +14 14 £450 -5.31% 1
Winchester 0 14 £525 +40.00%
Lancashire +12 13 £341 -19.23%
Warwickshire +8 13 £396 -12.00%
Merseyside +5 11 £431 - 2
Farnborough +9 10 £450 +12.28%

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 710 (63.34%) Linux
2 618 (55.13%) Unix
3 416 (37.11%) Solaris
4 405 (36.13%) Oracle
5 391 (34.88%) Windows
6 367 (32.74%) IBM
7 298 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 293 (26.14%) Red Hat
9 245 (21.86%) Finance
9 245 (21.86%) WebSphere
10 238 (21.23%) VMware
11 201 (17.93%) ITIL
12 194 (17.31%) SQL
13 190 (16.95%) Security Cleared
14 189 (16.86%) Shell Script
15 184 (16.41%) Microsoft
16 182 (16.24%) Java
17 175 (15.61%) HP
18 170 (15.17%) Middleware
19 167 (14.90%) Migration
20 162 (14.45%) Perl
21 156 (13.92%) SAN
22 153 (13.65%) Veritas
22 153 (13.65%) VMware Infrastructure
23 146 (13.02%) Change Management
24 145 (12.93%) SC Cleared
25 142 (12.67%) HPUX
26 127 (11.33%) DB2
26 127 (11.33%) Data Centre
27 121 (10.79%) Banking

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
1 245 (21.86%) WebSphere
2 114 (10.17%) WebLogic
3 113 (10.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 70 (6.24%) Apache
5 49 (4.37%) JBoss
6 47 (4.19%) IIS
7 46 (4.10%) Tomcat
8 41 (3.66%) IBM HTTP Server
9 34 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
10 30 (2.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 29 (2.59%) iPlanet
12 27 (2.41%) MQSeries
13 24 (2.14%) WebSphere Process Server
14 20 (1.78%) MS Exchange
15 18 (1.61%) Tuxedo
16 17 (1.52%) OpenStack
17 16 (1.43%) PowerExchange
18 14 (1.25%) AquaLogic
18 14 (1.25%) CICS
18 14 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 39 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.80%) MS Project
3 8 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.54%) MS Office
5 1 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.089%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 13 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.89%) OpenText MBPM
5 8 (0.71%) SAP R/3
6 6 (0.54%) BusinessWare
6 6 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.45%) Siebel Analytics
8 4 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.18%) Infor LN
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.089%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.089%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 1 (0.089%) SAP Retail
11 1 (0.089%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.089%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.80%) SaaS
3 8 (0.71%) IaaS
4 7 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.62%) Office 365
4 7 (0.62%) PaaS
5 6 (0.54%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.089%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 156 (13.92%) SAN
2 114 (10.17%) SSL
3 103 (9.19%) Firewall
4 76 (6.78%) DNS
5 50 (4.46%) TCP/IP
6 45 (4.01%) HTTP
7 38 (3.39%) LDAP
7 38 (3.39%) WAN
8 30 (2.68%) LAN
9 27 (2.41%) SSH
10 25 (2.23%) VPN
11 24 (2.14%) FTP
11 24 (2.14%) Network Security
12 23 (2.05%) Internet
13 20 (1.78%) DHCP
14 18 (1.61%) NAS
15 15 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (1.34%) VLAN
16 13 (1.16%) iSCSI
17 12 (1.07%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (11.33%) DB2
2 113 (10.08%) Oracle Database
3 64 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 54 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 47 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 30 (2.68%) PowerCenter
7 25 (2.23%) Oracle Database 12c
8 24 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
9 22 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
10 19 (1.69%) MySQL
10 19 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (1.43%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.98%) DataStage
14 11 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
16 9 (0.80%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
18 7 (0.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 37 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 35 (3.12%) HP UFT
2 35 (3.12%) TestDirector
2 35 (3.12%) WinRunner
3 34 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 29 (2.59%) Subversion
5 24 (2.14%) Maven
6 17 (1.52%) Introscope
7 16 (1.43%) Ant
8 13 (1.16%) JIRA
9 12 (1.07%) ClearCase
9 12 (1.07%) Log4j
9 12 (1.07%) Travis CI
10 9 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.62%) Artifactory
12 7 (0.62%) ClearQuest
12 7 (0.62%) Gradle
12 7 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.54%) Eclipse
General
1 245 (21.86%) Finance
2 121 (10.79%) Banking
3 32 (2.85%) Retail
4 18 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.16%) Marketing
6 10 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (0.71%) Back Office
7 8 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.54%) Billing
8 6 (0.54%) Law
9 5 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.27%) Electronics
10 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.18%) Advertising
11 2 (0.18%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.089%) Front Office
12 1 (0.089%) Games
12 1 (0.089%) German Language
Job Titles
1 208 (18.55%) Administrator
2 134 (11.95%) Consultant
3 132 (11.78%) Architect
4 99 (8.83%) Systems Administrator
5 81 (7.23%) Developer
6 70 (6.24%) Analyst
7 69 (6.16%) Unix Administrator
8 65 (5.80%) AIX Administrator
9 64 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
10 57 (5.08%) DBA
10 57 (5.08%) Unix Engineer
11 50 (4.46%) Linux Administrator
12 46 (4.10%) AIX Consultant
12 46 (4.10%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 44 (3.93%) AIX Engineer
14 43 (3.84%) AIX Systems Administrator
14 43 (3.84%) Linux Engineer
15 42 (3.75%) Support Engineer
16 38 (3.39%) Solaris Consultant
17 36 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (15.17%) Middleware
2 91 (8.12%) WebSphere MQ
3 51 (4.55%) Web Services
4 50 (4.46%) J2EE
5 43 (3.84%) IBM Integration Bus
6 41 (3.66%) XML
7 38 (3.39%) HTML
8 24 (2.14%) .NET
9 21 (1.87%) JSON
9 21 (1.87%) Regular Expression
9 21 (1.87%) Servlets
10 16 (1.43%) Java EE
11 15 (1.34%) Software Packaging
12 13 (1.16%) jQuery
13 12 (1.07%) JSP
14 11 (0.98%) POSIX
15 10 (0.89%) HTML5
16 8 (0.71%) AngularJS
16 8 (0.71%) MCollective
16 8 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.33%) Data Centre
2 116 (10.35%) Clustering
3 81 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (5.08%) DataPower
5 55 (4.91%) HACMP
6 50 (4.46%) Mainframe
7 31 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 31 (2.77%) PDA
8 23 (2.05%) Replication
9 22 (1.96%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.25%) LPAR
11 12 (1.07%) FMCG
11 12 (1.07%) IBM Mainframe
11 12 (1.07%) VCE vBlock
12 10 (0.89%) iSeries
13 9 (0.80%) Health Informatics
13 9 (0.80%) Informatics
14 8 (0.71%) Device Driver
14 8 (0.71%) FlexPod
15 7 (0.62%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 710 (63.34%) Linux
2 618 (55.13%) Unix
3 416 (37.11%) Solaris
4 391 (34.88%) Windows
5 298 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 142 (12.67%) HPUX
7 80 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 76 (6.78%) Windows Server
8 76 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 73 (6.51%) SUSE
10 63 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 55 (4.91%) Windows XP
12 42 (3.75%) Windows 7
13 41 (3.66%) Oracle Linux
14 40 (3.57%) zOS
15 28 (2.50%) CentOS
16 15 (1.34%) Mac OS
17 14 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (1.07%) OS/390
18 12 (1.07%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (17.93%) ITIL
2 167 (14.90%) Migration
3 146 (13.02%) Change Management
4 102 (9.10%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (8.83%) Configuration Management
6 76 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 72 (6.42%) Service Management
8 63 (5.62%) DevOps
9 53 (4.73%) High Availability
9 53 (4.73%) Project Management
10 50 (4.46%) Release Management
11 49 (4.37%) Problem Management
12 46 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
13 45 (4.01%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (3.93%) Software Testing
15 41 (3.66%) TOGAF
16 38 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 38 (3.39%) Service Delivery
17 35 (3.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 35 (3.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 194 (17.31%) SQL
2 189 (16.86%) Shell Script
3 182 (16.24%) Java
4 162 (14.45%) Perl
5 88 (7.85%) C
6 78 (6.96%) Python
7 67 (5.98%) Korn
8 64 (5.71%) Bash Shell
9 43 (3.84%) C++
10 42 (3.75%) PL/SQL
11 33 (2.94%) JavaScript
12 27 (2.41%) PowerShell
13 21 (1.87%) Jython
14 20 (1.78%) Ruby
15 17 (1.52%) C#
15 17 (1.52%) COBOL
15 17 (1.52%) PHP
16 14 (1.25%) Bourne shell
17 13 (1.16%) VBScript
18 11 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 190 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 145 (12.93%) SC Cleared
3 53 (4.73%) Degree
4 38 (3.39%) MCSE
4 38 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (3.12%) MCITP
5 35 (3.12%) MCSA
5 35 (3.12%) MCTS
6 32 (2.85%) ISTQB
7 27 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 23 (2.05%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.78%) CISSP
10 19 (1.69%) CCNA
11 17 (1.52%) IBM AIX Certification
12 15 (1.34%) CISM
13 12 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (0.54%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.10%) SLA
2 16 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 16 (1.43%) QA
3 11 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.80%) COBIT
5 6 (0.54%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.36%) COSO
7 4 (0.36%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.089%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.089%) MiFID
System Software
1 153 (13.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (8.12%) Active Directory
3 53 (4.73%) Hyper-V
4 43 (3.84%) VMware ESX
5 41 (3.66%) vSphere
6 35 (3.12%) Oracle RAC
7 30 (2.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 26 (2.32%) GPFS
9 23 (2.05%) Oracle Clusterware
10 22 (1.96%) NFS
11 18 (1.61%) KVM
11 18 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 18 (1.61%) Xen
12 16 (1.43%) PowerHA
12 16 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 16 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (0.98%) Docker
14 10 (0.89%) RHEV
14 10 (0.89%) SRDF
15 9 (0.80%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 76 (6.78%) Tivoli
2 68 (6.07%) Puppet
3 66 (5.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 52 (4.64%) Netcool
5 36 (3.21%) NetBackup
6 35 (3.12%) HP Quality Center
6 35 (3.12%) McAfee ePO
7 31 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (2.59%) HP Data Protector
9 24 (2.14%) Control-M
10 23 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
11 20 (1.78%) Ansible
12 19 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
12 19 (1.69%) QRadar
13 17 (1.52%) SCOM
14 15 (1.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 12 (1.07%) Data Guard
16 11 (0.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 10 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 9 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 405 (36.13%) Oracle
2 367 (32.74%) IBM
3 293 (26.14%) Red Hat
4 238 (21.23%) VMware
5 184 (16.41%) Microsoft
6 175 (15.61%) HP
7 153 (13.65%) Veritas
8 102 (9.10%) Citrix
9 77 (6.87%) Sun
10 67 (5.98%) Informatica
11 64 (5.71%) Cisco
12 56 (5.00%) EMC
13 39 (3.48%) Intel Security
14 38 (3.39%) Axway
15 33 (2.94%) CA
16 32 (2.85%) SAP
17 28 (2.50%) Dell
18 27 (2.41%) Siebel
19 26 (2.32%) NetApp
20 25 (2.23%) BMC
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Good dependant on Skills
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £320.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £526.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 16 days ago