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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 261 270 323
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +53
Contract jobs citing AIX 501 495 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.85% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.45% 4.03% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 294 210
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.30 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.88 £46.40 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.33%

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
11267 12289 12635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.09% 21.15% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7081 7308 7350
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 957 1098
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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 +30 445 £400 -5.88% 24
London -38 111 £425 +3.03% 4
North East +40 106 £295 -7.81% 3
Tyne and Wear +31 101 £295 -7.81% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +35 98 £295 -7.81% 3
South East -5 83 £435 +3.26% 7
North West +9 50 £425 -5.55% 2
Scotland -10 47 £321 -19.37% 3
Hampshire +3 39 £435 +8.75% 3
Berkshire +17 36 £475 +5.55% 2
Manchester -15 30 £425 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire -7 28 £470 +10.58% 3
East of England +10 21 £450 -10.00% 1
West Midlands -16 21 £350 -22.22% 2
Edinburgh +3 20 £450 +5.88% 1
Reading +19 18 £406 -9.72% 1
West Yorkshire -9 18 £425 - 3
Renfrewshire -16 14 £320 +4.91%
Erskine -22 14 £320 +4.91%
City of London +4 13 £505 +26.25% 1
Glasgow -5 13 £300 -12.72% 2
Bracknell +5 12 £481 -
Cheshire +4 12 £425 -2.85%
South West +16 11 £368 -30.98% 2
Hertfordshire +11 10 - - 1
Warwickshire - 10 £350 -
Watford +2 9 - -
Farnborough -1 9 £480 +14.97%
East Midlands -5 9 £318 -15.33%
Portsmouth -5 8 £435 -20.90% 2

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 778 (64.62%) Linux
2 647 (53.74%) Unix
3 517 (42.94%) Windows
4 496 (41.20%) Oracle
5 492 (40.86%) Solaris
6 379 (31.48%) IBM
7 347 (28.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 328 (27.24%) ITIL
9 308 (25.58%) Red Hat
10 278 (23.09%) HP
11 275 (22.84%) Security Cleared
12 227 (18.85%) SQL
13 214 (17.77%) Finance
14 202 (16.78%) Microsoft
15 201 (16.69%) Middleware
16 197 (16.36%) Perl
17 196 (16.28%) SC Cleared
18 195 (16.20%) HPUX
19 188 (15.61%) Migration
20 186 (15.45%) SAN
21 181 (15.03%) VMware
21 181 (15.03%) WebSphere
22 174 (14.45%) Change Management
23 169 (14.04%) Shell Script
24 165 (13.70%) Java
25 157 (13.04%) Configuration Management
25 157 (13.04%) Clustering
25 157 (13.04%) Data Centre
26 152 (12.62%) Service Delivery
27 150 (12.46%) Windows Server

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
1 181 (15.03%) WebSphere
2 124 (10.30%) WebLogic
3 101 (8.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 49 (4.07%) Apache
4 49 (4.07%) JBoss
5 42 (3.49%) IBM HTTP Server
6 37 (3.07%) Tomcat
7 35 (2.91%) iPlanet
8 34 (2.82%) MQSeries
8 34 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
9 33 (2.74%) Tuxedo
10 30 (2.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 25 (2.08%) SharePoint
12 24 (1.99%) CICS
13 18 (1.50%) AquaLogic
13 18 (1.50%) WebSphere Process Server
14 13 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
15 12 (1.00%) IIS
16 11 (0.91%) Confluence
16 11 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 27 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.74%) MS Office
3 18 (1.50%) MS Project
4 17 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.50%) OpenText MBPM
3 17 (1.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 16 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.83%) Magento
6 7 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.42%) Fredhopper
8 5 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.083%) Maximo
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.083%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.41%) Office 365
4 10 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.75%) IaaS
6 8 (0.66%) SaaS
7 5 (0.42%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.42%) PaaS
8 2 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.17%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.083%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 186 (15.45%) SAN
2 134 (11.13%) Firewall
3 103 (8.55%) SSL
4 60 (4.98%) DNS
5 41 (3.41%) HTTP
5 41 (3.41%) TCP/IP
6 40 (3.32%) DHCP
7 30 (2.49%) LDAP
8 26 (2.16%) BIG-IP
9 22 (1.83%) LAN
9 22 (1.83%) WAN
10 19 (1.58%) NAS
11 17 (1.41%) VLAN
11 17 (1.41%) VPN
12 15 (1.25%) FTP
13 14 (1.16%) SSH
14 13 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (1.08%) Network Security
15 11 (0.91%) Internet
16 10 (0.83%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (11.96%) DB2
2 119 (9.88%) Oracle Database
3 58 (4.82%) SQL Server
4 46 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 39 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 31 (2.57%) MySQL
6 31 (2.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 28 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 25 (2.08%) Big Data
9 21 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
11 18 (1.50%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (0.83%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.50%) DataStage
15 6 (0.50%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.50%) Oracle Discoverer
16 5 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
16 5 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 34 (2.82%) Ant
2 33 (2.74%) Subversion
3 32 (2.66%) ClearCase
4 28 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 25 (2.08%) ClearQuest
5 25 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 20 (1.66%) JIRA
7 16 (1.33%) StarTeam
8 14 (1.16%) Maven
9 10 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
10 9 (0.75%) SoapUI
11 8 (0.66%) Artifactory
11 8 (0.66%) HP UFT
11 8 (0.66%) Selenium
11 8 (0.66%) TestDirector
11 8 (0.66%) WinRunner
12 7 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.58%) Gradle
12 7 (0.58%) Introscope
13 6 (0.50%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 214 (17.77%) Finance
2 98 (8.14%) Banking
3 37 (3.07%) Law
4 27 (2.24%) Retail
5 9 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 7 (0.58%) Marketing
7 5 (0.42%) Back Office
7 5 (0.42%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.33%) Billing
9 3 (0.25%) German Language
9 3 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.17%) Advertising
10 2 (0.17%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.17%) French Language
10 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.083%) Electronics
11 1 (0.083%) Front Office
11 1 (0.083%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 219 (18.19%) Administrator
2 175 (14.53%) Architect
3 88 (7.31%) Infrastructure Architect
4 87 (7.23%) Consultant
5 76 (6.31%) Systems Administrator
6 68 (5.65%) Developer
7 67 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
8 64 (5.32%) Linux Administrator
9 63 (5.23%) AIX Administrator
9 63 (5.23%) Analyst
10 58 (4.82%) Support Engineer
11 53 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
12 50 (4.15%) DBA
13 48 (3.99%) Unix Engineer
14 44 (3.65%) Oracle DBA
15 43 (3.57%) Support Specialist
15 43 (3.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 34 (2.82%) Configuration Manager
16 34 (2.82%) Linux Support
16 34 (2.82%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (16.69%) Middleware
2 65 (5.40%) WebSphere MQ
3 61 (5.07%) J2EE
4 49 (4.07%) IBM Integration Bus
5 47 (3.90%) XML
6 46 (3.82%) Web Services
7 33 (2.74%) JSON
8 27 (2.24%) HTML
9 24 (1.99%) JSP
10 22 (1.83%) SOAP
11 20 (1.66%) Regular Expression
12 17 (1.41%) Software Packaging
13 15 (1.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 10 (0.83%) CSS
14 10 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (0.83%) REST
15 9 (0.75%) .NET
15 9 (0.75%) Oracle ADF
15 9 (0.75%) XSD
16 8 (0.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 157 (13.04%) Clustering
1 157 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 108 (8.97%) Mainframe
3 67 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (4.40%) DataPower
5 33 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 29 (2.41%) Replication
8 28 (2.33%) HACMP
9 23 (1.91%) IBM Mainframe
10 14 (1.16%) iSeries
11 11 (0.91%) HP Storage
11 11 (0.91%) Private Cloud
12 9 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.66%) PDA
14 7 (0.58%) LPAR
15 6 (0.50%) AS400
15 6 (0.50%) Health Informatics
15 6 (0.50%) Informatics
15 6 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 778 (64.62%) Linux
2 647 (53.74%) Unix
3 517 (42.94%) Windows
4 492 (40.86%) Solaris
5 347 (28.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 195 (16.20%) HPUX
7 150 (12.46%) Windows Server
8 100 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 81 (6.73%) SUSE
10 65 (5.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 60 (4.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 44 (3.65%) Oracle Linux
12 44 (3.65%) zOS
13 43 (3.57%) Windows XP
14 37 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (2.16%) OS/390
16 25 (2.08%) Windows 7
17 15 (1.25%) Windows 10
18 9 (0.75%) CentOS
19 5 (0.42%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (27.24%) ITIL
2 188 (15.61%) Migration
3 174 (14.45%) Change Management
4 157 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 152 (12.62%) Service Delivery
6 130 (10.80%) Release Management
7 116 (9.63%) High Availability
8 98 (8.14%) Service Management
9 92 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (7.64%) Problem Management
10 88 (7.31%) Root Cause Analysis
11 87 (7.23%) Incident Management
12 66 (5.48%) QMS
13 63 (5.23%) SOA
14 59 (4.90%) Project Management
15 55 (4.57%) Compliance Management
16 51 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
17 50 (4.15%) SDLC
18 49 (4.07%) Capacity Planning
18 49 (4.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 227 (18.85%) SQL
2 197 (16.36%) Perl
3 169 (14.04%) Shell Script
4 165 (13.70%) Java
5 76 (6.31%) Python
6 58 (4.82%) C
7 57 (4.73%) Korn
8 48 (3.99%) Bash Shell
9 42 (3.49%) PHP
10 31 (2.57%) C++
11 26 (2.16%) Ruby
12 24 (1.99%) JavaScript
12 24 (1.99%) PowerShell
13 21 (1.74%) Bourne shell
14 20 (1.66%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.66%) VBScript
15 16 (1.33%) Jython
16 13 (1.08%) VB
17 12 (1.00%) COBOL
18 7 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 275 (22.84%) Security Cleared
2 196 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 74 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 59 (4.90%) RHCE
5 58 (4.82%) Degree
6 30 (2.49%) DV Cleared
7 25 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (1.99%) ISTQB
9 23 (1.91%) MCITP
9 23 (1.91%) MCSA
9 23 (1.91%) MCSE
9 23 (1.91%) MCTS
9 23 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.83%) IBM AIX Certification
11 8 (0.66%) CISSP
12 7 (0.58%) AAT
12 7 (0.58%) ISEB
13 5 (0.42%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.42%) GCIA
13 5 (0.42%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (9.72%) SLA
2 48 (3.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 36 (2.99%) ISO 9001
4 31 (2.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (2.24%) QA
6 22 (1.83%) JSP 440
7 12 (1.00%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.50%) COBIT
9 5 (0.42%) COSO
9 5 (0.42%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.17%) SEPA
11 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.083%) MiFID
System Software
1 123 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (9.30%) Oracle RAC
3 100 (8.31%) Active Directory
4 62 (5.15%) KVM
5 33 (2.74%) vSphere
6 29 (2.41%) Hyper-V
7 23 (1.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 21 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 20 (1.66%) PowerHA
10 18 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (1.33%) Oracle Clusterware
12 15 (1.25%) GPFS
12 15 (1.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 14 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (1.00%) VMware ESX
15 9 (0.75%) NFS
15 9 (0.75%) RHEV
16 8 (0.66%) Docker
16 8 (0.66%) Firmware
17 7 (0.58%) NDS
Systems Management
1 101 (8.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 97 (8.06%) EMC NetWorker
3 75 (6.23%) Puppet
4 73 (6.06%) Tivoli
5 52 (4.32%) NetBackup
6 40 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (3.24%) Netcool
8 33 (2.74%) HP Data Protector
9 28 (2.33%) Ansible
10 24 (1.99%) McAfee ePO
11 19 (1.58%) SCOM
12 15 (1.25%) QRadar
13 14 (1.16%) Control-M
13 14 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (1.16%) HP SiteScope
14 13 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
15 11 (0.91%) Data Guard
15 11 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 10 (0.83%) SCCM
17 9 (0.75%) Legato
Vendors
1 496 (41.20%) Oracle
2 379 (31.48%) IBM
3 308 (25.58%) Red Hat
4 278 (23.09%) HP
5 202 (16.78%) Microsoft
6 181 (15.03%) VMware
7 143 (11.88%) EMC
8 98 (8.14%) Citrix
8 98 (8.14%) Veritas
9 88 (7.31%) Sun
10 73 (6.06%) Cisco
11 69 (5.73%) CA
12 56 (4.65%) ServiceNow
13 47 (3.90%) F5
14 40 (3.32%) Symantec
15 37 (3.07%) Axway
16 31 (2.57%) Intel Security
17 29 (2.41%) Informatica
18 28 (2.33%) webMethods
19 26 (2.16%) Dell
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