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 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 302 189 207
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +18
Contract jobs citing AIX 362 604 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 1.14% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.85% 5.02% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 314 274
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £380
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -4.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £30.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +45.83%

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
12719 12026 11984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.91% 22.78% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7421 6775 6143
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1108 1025 1214
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £11.11 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -116 310 £425 +13.33% 49
London -40 112 £425 +1.19% 14
South East -71 79 £425 +17.24% 16
Yorkshire +5 42 £425 - 6
North West -58 38 £430 +33.33% 4
West Yorkshire +16 37 £425 +8.97% 1
Hampshire -31 37 £400 +11.11% 2
Scotland -43 26 £375 -6.25% 8
City of London -11 19 £425 +3.03% 4
East of England -15 19 £320 +12.28% 2
Berkshire -21 16 £380 +0.66% 9
South Wales -3 15 £350 -12.50% 2
Wales -13 15 £350 -12.50% 2
West Midlands -26 14 £425 +3.65% 1
Manchester -36 14 £475 +40.74% 1
Leeds +13 13 £425 -19.04% 1
Glasgow -5 13 £363 +7.40% 5
Havant +12 12 £431 -
Cheshire -25 12 £415 +41.63%
Reading +8 10 £380 -11.62% 3
Surrey +5 10 £500 +17.64% 2
Chester +4 9 £388 +18.77%
Cardiff -6 9 £350 -12.50%
Edinburgh -29 9 £450 +12.50% 1
Winchester +8 7 £375 -3.84%
East Midlands -4 6 £430 +34.37% 3
Birmingham -5 5 £550 +46.66% 1
Middlesex 0 4 £500 +71.52%
Portsmouth -3 4 £388 +13.13%
Kent -6 4 £438 -12.50% 2

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 443 (65.24%) Linux
2 306 (45.07%) IBM
3 304 (44.77%) UNIX
4 264 (38.88%) Oracle
5 262 (38.59%) Windows
6 205 (30.19%) Solaris
7 169 (24.89%) WebSphere
8 141 (20.77%) VMware
9 134 (19.73%) Finance
10 125 (18.41%) SQL
11 124 (18.26%) DB2
11 124 (18.26%) Red Hat
11 124 (18.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 120 (17.67%) SAN
13 113 (16.64%) HP
14 88 (12.96%) Java
15 85 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 84 (12.37%) Shell Script
17 83 (12.22%) Oracle Database
18 82 (12.08%) Mainframe
19 81 (11.93%) Banking
20 78 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
21 77 (11.34%) Perl
22 74 (10.90%) SQL Server
23 72 (10.60%) Microsoft
24 71 (10.46%) Migration
25 66 (9.72%) HPUX
26 65 (9.57%) EMC
27 63 (9.28%) Middleware
28 61 (8.98%) ITIL

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 169 (24.89%) WebSphere
2 51 (7.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 44 (6.48%) WebLogic
4 42 (6.19%) Apache
5 32 (4.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 26 (3.83%) IIS
7 22 (3.24%) IBM HTTP Server
8 19 (2.80%) Tomcat
9 14 (2.06%) CICS
10 10 (1.47%) MQSeries
11 9 (1.33%) NetWeaver
11 9 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
12 8 (1.18%) FileNet
13 6 (0.88%) OpenROAD
13 6 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
14 5 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.74%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.59%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 4 (0.59%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 19 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.36%) MS Office
3 6 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.88%) Maximo
3 5 (0.74%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.59%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.59%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.44%) AWD
5 3 (0.44%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.29%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.29%) Magento
6 2 (0.29%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.47%) SaaS
2 4 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.59%) IaaS
3 3 (0.44%) GitHub
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (17.67%) SAN
2 53 (7.81%) Firewall
3 36 (5.30%) SSL
4 33 (4.86%) TCP/IP
5 30 (4.42%) DNS
6 28 (4.12%) WAN
6 28 (4.12%) NAS
7 25 (3.68%) LDAP
7 25 (3.68%) VPN
8 21 (3.09%) LAN
9 19 (2.80%) FTP
10 18 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (2.50%) Internet
12 16 (2.36%) Network Security
13 14 (2.06%) VLAN
13 14 (2.06%) Ethernet
13 14 (2.06%) NetScaler
14 13 (1.91%) HTTP
14 13 (1.91%) DHCP
15 12 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (18.26%) DB2
2 83 (12.22%) Oracle Database
3 74 (10.90%) SQL Server
4 41 (6.04%) Relational Database
5 38 (5.60%) RDBMS
5 38 (5.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (3.98%) MySQL
7 23 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (2.21%) Oracle9i Database
9 15 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.77%) SAP BW
11 9 (1.33%) SQLPlus
12 7 (1.03%) DataStage
12 7 (1.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 7 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (0.88%) Big Data
13 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.88%) Ingres
14 5 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (6.33%) ClearCase
2 35 (5.15%) ClearQuest
3 14 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.91%) Maven
4 13 (1.91%) Ant
5 11 (1.62%) TestDirector
5 11 (1.62%) Cucumber
5 11 (1.62%) Jasmine
5 11 (1.62%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.62%) RSpec
6 10 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (1.47%) WinRunner
7 9 (1.33%) Introscope
8 7 (1.03%) Subversion
9 6 (0.88%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.74%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.59%) AppScan
12 3 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 134 (19.73%) Finance
2 81 (11.93%) Banking
3 48 (7.07%) Retail
4 27 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.33%) Advertising
9 5 (0.74%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.59%) French Language
10 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.44%) Front Office
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
11 3 (0.44%) Automotive
11 3 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Marketing
12 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 106 (15.61%) Administrator
2 93 (13.70%) Architect
3 72 (10.60%) Developer
4 71 (10.46%) Consultant
5 60 (8.84%) Analyst
6 49 (7.22%) UNIX Administrator
7 39 (5.74%) DBA
8 32 (4.71%) Oracle DBA
9 30 (4.42%) Infrastructure Architect
10 25 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (3.53%) AIX Administrator
12 22 (3.24%) UNIX Engineer
13 20 (2.95%) Technical Architect
14 19 (2.80%) Project Manager
14 19 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (2.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (2.36%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 16 (2.36%) Linux Engineer
16 15 (2.21%) WebSphere Developer
16 15 (2.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.28%) Middleware
2 58 (8.54%) WebSphere MQ
3 53 (7.81%) HTML
4 45 (6.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 34 (5.01%) CSS
6 26 (3.83%) Web Services
7 20 (2.95%) Ruby on Rails
8 19 (2.80%) XML
9 18 (2.65%) JSP
10 15 (2.21%) Worklight
11 14 (2.06%) J2EE
11 14 (2.06%) SAP Basis
12 12 (1.77%) jQuery
12 12 (1.77%) Regular Expression
13 11 (1.62%) Backbone.js
13 11 (1.62%) Ember.js
14 10 (1.47%) JDBC
15 9 (1.33%) .NET
15 9 (1.33%) YUI
16 8 (1.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.08%) Mainframe
2 78 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (7.81%) Clustering
4 40 (5.89%) Management Information System
5 34 (5.01%) HACMP
6 29 (4.27%) DataPower
7 24 (3.53%) Replication
8 21 (3.09%) Open Source
9 18 (2.65%) AS400
10 17 (2.50%) PMI
10 17 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
11 15 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
12 12 (1.77%) LPAR
13 10 (1.47%) Computer Science
14 8 (1.18%) Fat Client
14 8 (1.18%) Thin Client
15 5 (0.74%) EMC Centera
15 5 (0.74%) PDA
15 5 (0.74%) Statistics
15 5 (0.74%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 443 (65.24%) Linux
2 304 (44.77%) UNIX
3 262 (38.59%) Windows
4 205 (30.19%) Solaris
5 124 (18.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (9.72%) HPUX
7 58 (8.54%) SUSE
8 40 (5.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (2.95%) Mac OS X
11 18 (2.65%) zOS
11 18 (2.65%) Windows 7
12 17 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
13 16 (2.36%) Windows XP
14 12 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (1.33%) CentOS
15 9 (1.33%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.74%) VMS
17 4 (0.59%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.44%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (10.46%) Migration
2 61 (8.98%) ITIL
3 51 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (6.77%) Change Management
5 44 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (5.60%) Workflow
6 38 (5.60%) Configuration Management
7 36 (5.30%) Service Delivery
8 33 (4.86%) Service Management
8 33 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
9 32 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (4.57%) Workflow Management
11 27 (3.98%) DevOps
12 26 (3.83%) Technical Architecture
12 26 (3.83%) Project Management
13 25 (3.68%) E-Commerce
14 24 (3.53%) TDD
15 23 (3.39%) Performance Testing
15 23 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 125 (18.41%) SQL
2 88 (12.96%) Java
3 84 (12.37%) Shell Script
4 77 (11.34%) Perl
5 60 (8.84%) Bash Shell
6 53 (7.81%) JavaScript
7 48 (7.07%) C
8 40 (5.89%) Python
9 36 (5.30%) Korn
10 32 (4.71%) Ruby
11 24 (3.53%) C++
12 19 (2.80%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.36%) Jython
14 13 (1.91%) VB
15 12 (1.77%) PHP
16 11 (1.62%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.62%) CoffeeScript
17 5 (0.74%) COBOL
17 5 (0.74%) C#
17 5 (0.74%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 55 (8.10%) Security Cleared
2 35 (5.15%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.50%) Degree
3 17 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.03%) RHCE
5 7 (1.03%) CISSP
5 7 (1.03%) MCITP
5 7 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.88%) IBM Certification
6 6 (0.88%) MCSE
7 5 (0.74%) MCSA
7 5 (0.74%) ISEB
7 5 (0.74%) MCTS
8 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.44%) IBM AIX Certification
8 3 (0.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.21%) QA
2 11 (1.62%) SLA
3 5 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.15%) Basel II
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) COREP
System Software
1 85 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (6.92%) Oracle RAC
3 29 (4.27%) Active Directory
4 26 (3.83%) VMware ESX
4 26 (3.83%) vSphere
5 19 (2.80%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (2.06%) PowerHA
7 12 (1.77%) SRDF
7 12 (1.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 11 (1.62%) NFS
8 11 (1.62%) FreeRADIUS
8 11 (1.62%) Hyper-V
9 10 (1.47%) Firmware
10 9 (1.33%) GPFS
11 8 (1.18%) XenApp
11 8 (1.18%) KVM
11 8 (1.18%) RHEV
12 6 (0.88%) OCFS2
12 6 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 55 (8.10%) Tivoli
2 49 (7.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 30 (4.42%) Data Guard
4 20 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (2.65%) Puppet
6 15 (2.21%) NetBackup
7 10 (1.47%) Netcool
7 10 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.33%) Capistrano
8 9 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
10 7 (1.03%) SCCM
11 6 (0.88%) Nessus
11 6 (0.88%) Control-M
11 6 (0.88%) nmon
11 6 (0.88%) CORE IMPACT
12 5 (0.74%) Cobbler
12 5 (0.74%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 306 (45.07%) IBM
2 264 (38.88%) Oracle
3 141 (20.77%) VMware
4 124 (18.26%) Red Hat
5 113 (16.64%) HP
6 72 (10.60%) Microsoft
7 65 (9.57%) EMC
8 48 (7.07%) Sun
9 46 (6.77%) Citrix
10 45 (6.63%) SAP
11 34 (5.01%) Cisco
12 32 (4.71%) NetApp
13 31 (4.57%) Veritas
14 24 (3.53%) JBoss
15 18 (2.65%) CA
15 18 (2.65%) CheckPoint
15 18 (2.65%) Brocade
16 16 (2.36%) webMethods
17 15 (2.21%) Software AG
18 14 (2.06%) BMC
Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £398.81 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: £375 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Church International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
DP Connect
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago