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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 262 306 198
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -108
Contract jobs citing AIX 494 355 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.64% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.94% 2.84% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 198 293
Average daily rate
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£428 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
- +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £12.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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
12546 12494 11891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.42% 22.47% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7395 7107 6626
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 980 1066 1014
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.88 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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 +54 429 £440 +3.52% 35
London +79 170 £448 +11.87% 12
South East +6 105 £450 -10.00% 3
Scotland +15 49 £425 +15.64% 3
Yorkshire -25 46 £428 +0.58% 5
Berkshire +17 43 £483 +8.73% 2
West Yorkshire -16 42 £428 +0.58% 4
City of London +24 41 £400 -5.88% 5
North West -39 36 £450 +7.14% 8
Edinburgh +6 32 £425 +7.93% 2
Reading +8 30 £450 +25.00% 1
Hampshire -9 30 £383 -11.30%
Manchester -9 28 £450 - 2
Halifax +8 27 £428 +0.58% 2
North East -8 22 £320 -8.57%
Tyne and Wear -9 21 £320 -8.57%
West Midlands +5 19 £445 +4.70%
Glasgow +8 17 £350 +1.81% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 17 £320 -8.57%
Buckinghamshire -2 15 £325 -45.83%
East of England +2 14 £500 +56.25% 3
Milton Keynes -1 13 - -
Wales -5 9 £288 -17.85% 1
South West -4 8 £533 +52.14% 1
East Midlands -8 8 £350 -20.45% 2
South Wales -11 8 £225 -35.71% 1
Leeds -29 8 £434 +2.05% 1
Surrey -5 7 £360 -31.42% 1
Kent +8 6 £450 -12.19%
Basingstoke +1 6 £400 -

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 489 (54.64%) Linux
2 428 (47.82%) UNIX
3 342 (38.21%) Windows
4 318 (35.53%) IBM
5 303 (33.85%) Oracle
6 291 (32.51%) Solaris
7 284 (31.73%) WebSphere
8 208 (23.24%) Finance
9 158 (17.65%) DB2
10 153 (17.09%) SQL
11 134 (14.97%) Red Hat
12 133 (14.86%) Shell Script
13 131 (14.64%) Migration
14 130 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 125 (13.97%) Middleware
16 124 (13.85%) ITIL
17 122 (13.63%) Java
18 118 (13.18%) VMware
19 115 (12.85%) SAN
20 113 (12.63%) WebSphere MQ
21 111 (12.40%) HP
22 105 (11.73%) Microsoft
23 97 (10.84%) WebSphere Application Server
24 94 (10.50%) Banking
25 93 (10.39%) DataPower
26 90 (10.06%) Perl
27 88 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
27 88 (9.83%) Data Centre
28 79 (8.83%) Veritas
29 78 (8.72%) zOS

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 284 (31.73%) WebSphere
2 97 (10.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 44 (4.92%) WebLogic
4 39 (4.36%) CICS
5 38 (4.25%) MQSeries
6 29 (3.24%) Tomcat
7 28 (3.13%) SAS
8 27 (3.02%) Apache
9 26 (2.91%) JBoss
10 22 (2.46%) WebSphere Portal
11 21 (2.35%) WebSphere Process Server
12 20 (2.23%) IIS
13 19 (2.12%) IBM HTTP Server
14 13 (1.45%) MS Exchange
15 10 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
16 9 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 9 (1.01%) Commerce Server
17 7 (0.78%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.78%) SharePoint
18 6 (0.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 39 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.35%) MS Office
3 20 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.01%) MS Project
5 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.35%) Maximo
2 8 (0.89%) BusinessWare
2 8 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.45%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.34%) Magento
6 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.34%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.22%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.67%) Office 365
2 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 115 (12.85%) SAN
2 60 (6.70%) Firewall
3 45 (5.03%) SSL
4 43 (4.80%) TCP/IP
5 39 (4.36%) LDAP
6 28 (3.13%) HTTP
7 24 (2.68%) DNS
7 24 (2.68%) NAS
8 18 (2.01%) SSH
8 18 (2.01%) WAN
9 17 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (1.45%) FTP
11 12 (1.34%) LAN
11 12 (1.34%) Internet
12 11 (1.23%) iSCSI
12 11 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (1.12%) Network Security
13 10 (1.12%) FCoE
14 8 (0.89%) VLAN
15 6 (0.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (17.65%) DB2
2 70 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 70 (7.82%) Oracle Database
3 37 (4.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 30 (3.35%) MySQL
5 26 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 22 (2.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 21 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 21 (2.35%) PowerCenter
8 17 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (1.79%) Base SAS
10 13 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (1.23%) DataStage
13 10 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 10 (1.12%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.01%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 29 (3.24%) Introscope
2 22 (2.46%) Subversion
2 22 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.35%) Maven
3 21 (2.35%) ClearCase
4 20 (2.23%) Ant
5 19 (2.12%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.45%) JIRA
6 13 (1.45%) ClearQuest
7 9 (1.01%) LoadRunner
8 8 (0.89%) Selenium
9 5 (0.56%) JBehave
9 5 (0.56%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.56%) TestDirector
10 4 (0.45%) AccuRev
11 3 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.34%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.34%) WinRunner
12 2 (0.22%) ProC
General
1 208 (23.24%) Finance
2 94 (10.50%) Banking
3 31 (3.46%) Retail
4 12 (1.34%) Financial Institution
4 12 (1.34%) Telecoms
5 8 (0.89%) Retail Banking
6 6 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 6 (0.67%) Spanish Language
7 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.56%) Advertising
8 4 (0.45%) Law
8 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.34%) Legal
10 2 (0.22%) Back Office
10 2 (0.22%) Local Government
10 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.11%) Marketing
11 1 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 152 (16.98%) Administrator
2 136 (15.20%) Architect
3 117 (13.07%) Consultant
4 78 (8.72%) Developer
5 76 (8.49%) Analyst
6 50 (5.59%) Infrastructure Architect
7 49 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
8 46 (5.14%) UNIX Administrator
9 33 (3.69%) WebSphere Administrator
10 30 (3.35%) Technical Architect
11 28 (3.13%) UNIX Engineer
12 27 (3.02%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 26 (2.91%) Project Manager
14 25 (2.79%) AIX Specialist
15 23 (2.57%) Support Analyst
15 23 (2.57%) Server Administrator
16 21 (2.35%) DBA
17 20 (2.23%) WebSphere Consultant
18 19 (2.12%) AIX Administrator
18 19 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (13.97%) Middleware
2 113 (12.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 71 (7.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 48 (5.36%) XML
5 46 (5.14%) HTML
6 29 (3.24%) SOAP
7 27 (3.02%) JSP
8 20 (2.23%) JMS
8 20 (2.23%) JSON
9 18 (2.01%) J2EE
10 17 (1.90%) CSS
11 16 (1.79%) Servlets
12 14 (1.56%) Web Services
12 14 (1.56%) Java EE
13 13 (1.45%) SailPoint
14 12 (1.34%) SPML
15 11 (1.23%) REST
15 11 (1.23%) SAP Basis
15 11 (1.23%) Ajax
16 9 (1.01%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.39%) DataPower
2 88 (9.83%) Data Centre
3 78 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (8.16%) Clustering
5 59 (6.59%) Mainframe
6 39 (4.36%) Management Information System
7 37 (4.13%) PKI
7 37 (4.13%) LPAR
8 33 (3.69%) HACMP
9 20 (2.23%) iSeries
10 19 (2.12%) AS400
11 17 (1.90%) IBM Mainframe
12 13 (1.45%) Credit Risk
13 12 (1.34%) Data Integration
13 12 (1.34%) Cryptography
13 12 (1.34%) Replication
14 9 (1.01%) VSAM
15 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.67%) Grid Computing
17 5 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 489 (54.64%) Linux
2 428 (47.82%) UNIX
3 342 (38.21%) Windows
4 291 (32.51%) Solaris
5 130 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (8.72%) zOS
7 73 (8.16%) HPUX
8 31 (3.46%) SUSE
9 20 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (2.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 10 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (1.12%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.01%) VMS
13 7 (0.78%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.78%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.56%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.56%) OS/390
15 4 (0.45%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (14.64%) Migration
2 124 (13.85%) ITIL
3 88 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (7.71%) Change Management
5 51 (5.70%) Project Management
6 47 (5.25%) Configuration Management
7 45 (5.03%) Performance Tuning
8 42 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (3.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 33 (3.69%) DevOps
11 32 (3.58%) E-Commerce
12 28 (3.13%) Service Management
12 28 (3.13%) Problem Management
13 26 (2.91%) OO
14 25 (2.79%) ETL
14 25 (2.79%) Technical Architecture
14 25 (2.79%) Release Management
15 23 (2.57%) Change Control
16 22 (2.46%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 153 (17.09%) SQL
2 133 (14.86%) Shell Script
3 122 (13.63%) Java
4 90 (10.06%) Perl
5 58 (6.48%) JavaScript
6 49 (5.47%) Korn
7 46 (5.14%) Python
8 38 (4.25%) Jython
9 35 (3.91%) C
10 29 (3.24%) Bash Shell
11 20 (2.23%) C++
12 16 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.56%) VB
14 13 (1.45%) BeanShell
15 11 (1.23%) Ruby
15 11 (1.23%) COBOL
16 9 (1.01%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.01%) sed
17 8 (0.89%) AWK
18 6 (0.67%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 66 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 37 (4.13%) SC Cleared
3 36 (4.02%) Degree
4 18 (2.01%) IBM Certification
5 17 (1.90%) CISSP
6 12 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.12%) ISEB
9 8 (0.89%) CCNA
10 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.56%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.56%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.45%) GCIA
12 4 (0.45%) GCIH
12 4 (0.45%) CEH
13 3 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.91%) QA
2 17 (1.90%) SLA
3 10 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.89%) COBIT
5 6 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.45%) COSO
8 2 (0.22%) BS7799
System Software
1 73 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (4.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 26 (2.91%) Active Directory
4 21 (2.35%) VMware ESX
5 20 (2.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 19 (2.12%) PowerHA
7 18 (2.01%) vSphere
8 17 (1.90%) NFS
9 16 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (1.68%) Oracle Clusterware
11 14 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 13 (1.45%) Hyper-V
13 11 (1.23%) GPFS
14 7 (0.78%) KVM
15 5 (0.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 5 (0.56%) SRDF
15 5 (0.56%) RACF
15 5 (0.56%) Samba
16 4 (0.45%) Veritas File System
17 3 (0.34%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 66 (7.37%) Tivoli
2 37 (4.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 32 (3.58%) Puppet
4 29 (3.24%) CA Wily
5 22 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.79%) NetBackup
6 16 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 13 (1.45%) BladeLogic
8 13 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
9 11 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 8 (0.89%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
13 6 (0.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 6 (0.67%) SCCM
13 6 (0.67%) CA Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.56%) yum
15 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 318 (35.53%) IBM
2 303 (33.85%) Oracle
3 134 (14.97%) Red Hat
4 118 (13.18%) VMware
5 111 (12.40%) HP
6 105 (11.73%) Microsoft
7 79 (8.83%) Veritas
8 66 (7.37%) Sun
9 57 (6.37%) EMC
10 55 (6.15%) CA
11 48 (5.36%) SAP
12 40 (4.47%) Citrix
13 32 (3.58%) Informatica
14 25 (2.79%) Cisco
15 20 (2.23%) NetApp
15 20 (2.23%) Ab Initio
15 20 (2.23%) 3PAR
16 19 (2.12%) Symantec
17 17 (1.90%) BMC
17 17 (1.90%) Sybase
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