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 17 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 291 272 245
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Contract jobs citing AIX 371 399 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.71% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.00% 3.25% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 234 205
Average daily rate
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£440 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.06% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 6
Average hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -52.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -52.70%

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
12363 12295 10193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.12% 21.81% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7025 6816 5445
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1003 1072 1002
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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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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 -4 333 £450 +16.12% 45
South East -7 108 £471 +12.02% 18
London +22 107 £450 +12.50% 12
Hampshire +5 44 £401 +6.86% 3
North West +3 43 £425 +46.55% 2
Berkshire +1 27 £500 +30.71% 4
Scotland -23 27 £394 -7.35%
Buckinghamshire +13 22 £319 -35.44% 3
City of London +15 19 £450 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire -24 17 £300 -14.28% 3
West Yorkshire -8 16 £300 -29.41%
South West +13 15 £445 +11.25%
Winchester +1 14 £375 +15.38% 1
East Midlands +8 13 £350 -12.50% 4
East of England +5 12 £475 +11.76% 4
Milton Keynes -2 12 £319 -35.44%
Glasgow -3 11 £350 -15.15%
Edinburgh -17 11 £450 +5.88%
Manchester 0 10 £450 +53.84%
Leeds -8 10 £275 -8.33%
West Midlands -39 10 £450 +32.15% 2
Surrey +3 9 £550 +8.64% 4
Cheshire -12 9 £388 +33.62% 2
Bracknell +9 8 £476 +14.57% 1
Basingstoke +4 8 £550 +83.33%
Wales -10 8 £313 -21.87% 2
Warwickshire +4 6 £450 +5.88%
Hertfordshire +7 5 £400 - 1
Reading +4 5 £499 +74.23%
Slough +1 5 £525 -

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 429 (57.12%) Linux
2 424 (56.46%) UNIX
3 311 (41.41%) Windows
4 286 (38.08%) Oracle
5 249 (33.16%) Solaris
6 213 (28.36%) IBM
7 186 (24.77%) SQL
8 174 (23.17%) WebSphere
9 158 (21.04%) Finance
10 146 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 141 (18.77%) VMware
12 140 (18.64%) Red Hat
13 129 (17.18%) HP
14 119 (15.85%) SAN
15 117 (15.58%) ITIL
16 115 (15.31%) Migration
17 114 (15.18%) Java
18 112 (14.91%) Shell Script
19 102 (13.58%) Perl
19 102 (13.58%) DB2
20 98 (13.05%) Veritas
21 91 (12.12%) Oracle Database
22 87 (11.58%) Microsoft
23 81 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
24 80 (10.65%) Clustering
25 79 (10.52%) Security Cleared
26 75 (9.99%) WebSphere Application Server
27 71 (9.45%) Change Management
28 70 (9.32%) Middleware
28 70 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 174 (23.17%) WebSphere
2 75 (9.99%) WebSphere Application Server
3 60 (7.99%) Apache
4 56 (7.46%) WebLogic
5 44 (5.86%) JBoss
6 41 (5.46%) Tomcat
7 38 (5.06%) IIS
8 29 (3.86%) IBM HTTP Server
9 24 (3.20%) WebSphere Portal
10 23 (3.06%) CICS
11 22 (2.93%) MQSeries
12 16 (2.13%) WebSphere Process Server
13 15 (2.00%) Confluence
14 13 (1.73%) SharePoint
14 13 (1.73%) SAS
15 10 (1.33%) iPlanet
15 10 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
16 9 (1.20%) MS Exchange
17 7 (0.93%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
18 6 (0.80%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 30 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.06%) MS Office
3 7 (0.93%) MS Project
4 6 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) DOC1
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (3.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
5 9 (1.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (0.93%) BusinessWare
6 7 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.80%) Maximo
7 6 (0.80%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 6 (0.80%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle HRMS
9 4 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.40%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
11 2 (0.27%) Summit
12 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.46%) SaaS
2 3 (0.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.13%) GitHub
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (15.85%) SAN
2 42 (5.59%) Firewall
3 37 (4.93%) DNS
4 36 (4.79%) LDAP
5 35 (4.66%) WAN
6 31 (4.13%) LAN
7 28 (3.73%) TCP/IP
8 25 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
9 20 (2.66%) HTTP
10 18 (2.40%) iSCSI
10 18 (2.40%) FCoE
11 17 (2.26%) Network Security
12 16 (2.13%) SSL
12 16 (2.13%) VLAN
13 15 (2.00%) SSH
13 15 (2.00%) Internet
14 14 (1.86%) VPN
14 14 (1.86%) Ethernet
15 13 (1.73%) NAS
16 12 (1.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (13.58%) DB2
2 91 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 66 (8.79%) SQL Server
4 35 (4.66%) Relational Database
5 32 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 29 (3.86%) RDBMS
7 28 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (2.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (1.86%) Oracle Database 12c
11 13 (1.73%) SAP BW
11 13 (1.73%) Oracle Discoverer
12 12 (1.60%) Ingres
13 10 (1.33%) PowerCenter
13 10 (1.33%) DataStage
13 10 (1.33%) SQLPlus
13 10 (1.33%) SAP HANA
14 9 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (1.20%) Informix
Development Applications
1 38 (5.06%) Subversion
2 26 (3.46%) TestDirector
3 23 (3.06%) JIRA
4 22 (2.93%) Maven
4 22 (2.93%) Jenkins
5 21 (2.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 21 (2.80%) WinRunner
6 15 (2.00%) Toad
7 14 (1.86%) Introscope
7 14 (1.86%) Hudson
8 13 (1.73%) Git (software)
9 11 (1.46%) Ant
10 8 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.80%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.53%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.40%) Metasploit
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 158 (21.04%) Finance
2 68 (9.05%) Banking
3 23 (3.06%) Retail
4 14 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 6 (0.80%) Legal
7 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.40%) Law
7 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.27%) Marketing
8 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.13%) Local Government
9 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.13%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.13%) Games
9 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 121 (16.11%) Architect
2 115 (15.31%) Administrator
3 83 (11.05%) Analyst
4 73 (9.72%) Consultant
5 65 (8.66%) Developer
6 50 (6.66%) DBA
7 47 (6.26%) Technical Architect
8 46 (6.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 42 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
10 41 (5.46%) UNIX Administrator
11 39 (5.19%) Oracle DBA
12 38 (5.06%) Support Analyst
13 34 (4.53%) UNIX Engineer
14 30 (3.99%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 23 (3.06%) WebSphere Administrator
16 22 (2.93%) Linux Administrator
16 22 (2.93%) AIX Administrator
17 20 (2.66%) Technical Analyst
18 18 (2.40%) UNIX Support
19 17 (2.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (9.32%) Middleware
2 56 (7.46%) WebSphere MQ
3 31 (4.13%) Web Services
4 29 (3.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 26 (3.46%) XML
5 26 (3.46%) HTML
6 22 (2.93%) J2EE
7 15 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (1.86%) CSS
9 12 (1.60%) .NET
9 12 (1.60%) JSON
9 12 (1.60%) jQuery
10 11 (1.46%) JSP
11 8 (1.07%) XSD
11 8 (1.07%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (1.07%) Regular Expression
12 7 (0.93%) Java EE
12 7 (0.93%) XSLT
12 7 (0.93%) Rendezvous
12 7 (0.93%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (10.65%) Clustering
3 36 (4.79%) DataPower
4 33 (4.39%) HACMP
5 29 (3.86%) Mainframe
6 25 (3.33%) Open Source
7 23 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 23 (3.06%) LPAR
8 21 (2.80%) Replication
9 20 (2.66%) PDA
10 12 (1.60%) iSeries
11 9 (1.20%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.20%) VSAM
12 8 (1.07%) AS400
13 7 (0.93%) BYOD
14 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.67%) IBM XIV
15 5 (0.67%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.67%) PKI
15 5 (0.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 429 (57.12%) Linux
2 424 (56.46%) UNIX
3 311 (41.41%) Windows
4 249 (33.16%) Solaris
5 146 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (8.66%) HPUX
7 44 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (4.93%) zOS
9 35 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (4.53%) SUSE
11 32 (4.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 30 (3.99%) Windows 7
13 29 (3.86%) Windows XP
14 25 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (1.07%) NetWare
16 6 (0.80%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.80%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.40%) VMS
17 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (15.58%) ITIL
2 115 (15.31%) Migration
3 71 (9.45%) Change Management
4 64 (8.52%) Performance Tuning
5 62 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (6.26%) Service Management
7 38 (5.06%) Software Testing
8 36 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (4.53%) Configuration Management
9 34 (4.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 32 (4.26%) E-Commerce
11 30 (3.99%) Technical Architecture
11 30 (3.99%) Test Automation
12 28 (3.73%) Service Delivery
13 27 (3.60%) OO
14 24 (3.20%) Test Scripting
15 22 (2.93%) Project Management
15 22 (2.93%) Load Balancing
16 21 (2.80%) Software Engineering
16 21 (2.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 186 (24.77%) SQL
2 114 (15.18%) Java
3 112 (14.91%) Shell Script
4 102 (13.58%) Perl
5 59 (7.86%) Korn
6 47 (6.26%) C
7 40 (5.33%) PL/SQL
7 40 (5.33%) Bash Shell
8 29 (3.86%) Python
9 27 (3.60%) C++
10 25 (3.33%) JavaScript
11 21 (2.80%) Jython
12 17 (2.26%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.46%) ABAP
14 10 (1.33%) Ruby
14 10 (1.33%) COBOL
15 7 (0.93%) VB
16 6 (0.80%) C#
16 6 (0.80%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.67%) AWK
Qualifications
1 79 (10.52%) Security Cleared
2 51 (6.79%) SC Cleared
3 35 (4.66%) Degree
4 26 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (3.20%) MCSE
6 20 (2.66%) MCSA
6 20 (2.66%) MCTS
6 20 (2.66%) MCITP
7 18 (2.40%) ISTQB
8 16 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.33%) CISSP
10 8 (1.07%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.67%) CCNA
12 5 (0.67%) ISEB
13 4 (0.53%) CCA
13 4 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.53%) CCEA
13 4 (0.53%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.80%) QA
2 17 (2.26%) SLA
3 5 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.53%) COBIT
4 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.40%) COSO
5 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 70 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (5.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 35 (4.66%) VMware ESX
4 26 (3.46%) Hyper-V
5 24 (3.20%) Oracle RAC
6 23 (3.06%) Active Directory
7 19 (2.53%) PowerHA
7 19 (2.53%) GPFS
8 18 (2.40%) Samba
8 18 (2.40%) vSphere
9 14 (1.86%) Oracle Clusterware
10 12 (1.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 10 (1.33%) Squid
12 9 (1.20%) NFS
13 8 (1.07%) Firmware
13 8 (1.07%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 8 (1.07%) FreeRADIUS
14 7 (0.93%) SRDF
14 7 (0.93%) KVM
15 4 (0.53%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 63 (8.39%) Tivoli
2 57 (7.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 43 (5.73%) Puppet
4 38 (5.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 29 (3.86%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
6 21 (2.80%) NetBackup
6 21 (2.80%) Netcool
7 20 (2.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 20 (2.66%) Data Guard
8 18 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (1.86%) CA Wily
10 10 (1.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 7 (0.93%) BladeLogic
11 7 (0.93%) Control-M
11 7 (0.93%) TIBCO Hawk
11 7 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
12 6 (0.80%) Nessus
12 6 (0.80%) Nmap
12 6 (0.80%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 286 (38.08%) Oracle
2 213 (28.36%) IBM
3 141 (18.77%) VMware
4 140 (18.64%) Red Hat
5 129 (17.18%) HP
6 98 (13.05%) Veritas
7 87 (11.58%) Microsoft
8 59 (7.86%) Citrix
9 57 (7.59%) EMC
10 38 (5.06%) Sun
11 37 (4.93%) SAP
12 34 (4.53%) Cisco
12 34 (4.53%) CA
13 29 (3.86%) NetApp
14 26 (3.46%) McAfee
15 22 (2.93%) Remedy
16 17 (2.26%) webMethods
16 17 (2.26%) Informatica
17 15 (2.00%) BMC
18 13 (1.73%) BEA
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