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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 265 324 223
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -101
Contract jobs citing AIX 446 308 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.58% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.63% 2.51% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 194 226
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.30 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%

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
12286 12253 10953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.00% 23.15% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7211 6953 5956
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 958 1023 1010
Average hourly rate £16.84 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.26% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +43 391 £448 +11.87% 54
London +51 157 £450 +12.50% 13
South East +49 125 £450 +2.85% 13
Berkshire +33 47 £450 +8.43% 1
Hampshire +32 45 £425 +9.67% 2
City of London +4 31 £450 +12.50% 10
Scotland -4 29 £381 -7.57% 2
North West -25 26 £365 +46.00% 7
Yorkshire -13 25 £448 +5.29% 7
West Yorkshire -9 23 £448 +5.29% 4
Reading +12 22 £450 +36.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 19 - - 3
West Midlands -3 19 £450 +32.15% 3
Wales +21 17 £350 - 3
Milton Keynes +8 15 - - 1
Edinburgh -12 15 £450 +28.57% 1
East Midlands -3 14 £350 -22.22%
South Wales +8 13 £175 - 2
Glasgow +6 13 £350 -15.15% 1
Havant +3 11 £425 +9.67% 1
Manchester -14 11 £313 +25.00% 5
Basingstoke - 11 - -
Halifax 0 9 £463 +8.82% 3
Merseyside -5 9 - -
East of England +3 8 £375 +17.18% 7
Surrey -1 8 £538 - 4
South West -2 8 £600 +18.46% 3
Nottinghamshire -3 8 £350 -26.31%
Tyne and Wear -25 8 £282 +0.35%
North East -25 8 £282 +0.35%

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 465 (56.02%) Linux
2 426 (51.33%) UNIX
3 324 (39.04%) Windows
4 295 (35.54%) Oracle
5 267 (32.17%) Solaris
6 264 (31.81%) IBM
7 238 (28.67%) WebSphere
8 192 (23.13%) Finance
9 175 (21.08%) SQL
10 155 (18.67%) VMware
11 147 (17.71%) DB2
12 139 (16.75%) Red Hat
12 139 (16.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 136 (16.39%) SAN
14 125 (15.06%) ITIL
15 120 (14.46%) HP
16 118 (14.22%) Migration
17 117 (14.10%) Shell Script
18 116 (13.98%) Java
19 115 (13.86%) Veritas
20 109 (13.13%) Perl
21 90 (10.84%) Microsoft
22 89 (10.72%) Clustering
23 88 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
24 86 (10.36%) Middleware
25 84 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
26 81 (9.76%) WebSphere MQ
27 80 (9.64%) WebSphere Application Server
28 78 (9.40%) Data Centre
29 77 (9.28%) Analytical Skills

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 238 (28.67%) WebSphere
2 80 (9.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 37 (4.46%) WebLogic
4 36 (4.34%) Tomcat
5 31 (3.73%) MQSeries
5 31 (3.73%) Apache
5 31 (3.73%) CICS
6 29 (3.49%) JBoss
7 25 (3.01%) WebSphere Portal
8 24 (2.89%) IIS
9 23 (2.77%) IBM HTTP Server
10 22 (2.65%) WebSphere Process Server
11 14 (1.69%) SAS
12 12 (1.45%) MS Exchange
13 10 (1.20%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.84%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.84%) NetWeaver
15 6 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (0.72%) Commerce Server
15 6 (0.72%) iPlanet
Applications
1 42 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.77%) MS Office
3 15 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.81%) MS Project
4 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.53%) Maximo
2 19 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
4 9 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (0.84%) BusinessWare
5 7 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.36%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.36%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.24%) Summit
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.84%) SaaS
2 6 (0.72%) Office 365
3 3 (0.36%) PaaS
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) GitHub
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
5 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 136 (16.39%) SAN
2 52 (6.27%) Firewall
3 39 (4.70%) LDAP
4 32 (3.86%) TCP/IP
5 31 (3.73%) SSL
5 31 (3.73%) Fibre Channel
6 30 (3.61%) WAN
7 27 (3.25%) DNS
8 26 (3.13%) LAN
9 25 (3.01%) iSCSI
10 24 (2.89%) HTTP
10 24 (2.89%) FCoE
11 19 (2.29%) NAS
12 16 (1.93%) SSH
13 15 (1.81%) Internet
14 13 (1.57%) Network Security
15 12 (1.45%) FTP
16 10 (1.20%) VLAN
17 9 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
18 7 (0.84%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (17.71%) DB2
2 77 (9.28%) Oracle Database
3 71 (8.55%) SQL Server
4 37 (4.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 30 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 27 (3.25%) RDBMS
7 22 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 20 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (2.05%) MySQL
9 17 (2.05%) Ingres
10 15 (1.81%) PowerCenter
11 13 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
12 12 (1.45%) Oracle Discoverer
13 10 (1.20%) SAP BW
13 10 (1.20%) Informix
14 9 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (1.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 8 (0.96%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 27 (3.25%) Subversion
2 24 (2.89%) Introscope
3 21 (2.53%) Maven
4 20 (2.41%) Git (software)
5 18 (2.17%) Ant
6 17 (2.05%) TestDirector
7 15 (1.81%) ClearCase
8 14 (1.69%) HP UFT
8 14 (1.69%) WinRunner
8 14 (1.69%) Jenkins
9 12 (1.45%) JIRA
10 10 (1.20%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.72%) Toad
11 6 (0.72%) ClearQuest
12 5 (0.60%) SoapUI
12 5 (0.60%) JBehave
12 5 (0.60%) Selenium
13 4 (0.48%) AccuRev
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.24%) ProC
General
1 192 (23.13%) Finance
2 76 (9.16%) Banking
3 28 (3.37%) Retail
4 14 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 7 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.72%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.60%) Law
8 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.36%) Advertising
9 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.36%) Marketing
9 3 (0.36%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.24%) French Language
10 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.12%) Local Government
11 1 (0.12%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 130 (15.66%) Administrator
2 126 (15.18%) Architect
3 89 (10.72%) Consultant
4 82 (9.88%) Developer
5 67 (8.07%) Analyst
6 47 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
6 47 (5.66%) UNIX Administrator
6 47 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
7 44 (5.30%) Technical Architect
8 34 (4.10%) DBA
9 31 (3.73%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 30 (3.61%) UNIX Engineer
11 28 (3.37%) Oracle DBA
11 28 (3.37%) Project Manager
12 26 (3.13%) Support Analyst
13 25 (3.01%) WebSphere Administrator
14 24 (2.89%) Infrastructure Manager
15 23 (2.77%) Linux Administrator
16 22 (2.65%) Server Administrator
17 21 (2.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (10.36%) Middleware
2 81 (9.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 49 (5.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 42 (5.06%) XML
5 36 (4.34%) HTML
6 23 (2.77%) JSP
6 23 (2.77%) SOAP
7 19 (2.29%) JSON
8 18 (2.17%) Web Services
9 14 (1.69%) J2EE
9 14 (1.69%) Java EE
10 13 (1.57%) JMS
10 13 (1.57%) Servlets
11 12 (1.45%) TIBCO EMS
12 11 (1.33%) CSS
12 11 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (1.08%) REST
14 8 (0.96%) SailPoint
14 8 (0.96%) SPML
14 8 (0.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 89 (10.72%) Clustering
2 78 (9.40%) Data Centre
3 77 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (8.92%) DataPower
5 40 (4.82%) Mainframe
6 34 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 34 (4.10%) LPAR
7 30 (3.61%) HACMP
8 23 (2.77%) Replication
9 21 (2.53%) iSeries
10 19 (2.29%) AS400
11 17 (2.05%) PKI
12 13 (1.57%) PDA
13 10 (1.20%) HP Storage
14 8 (0.96%) Credit Risk
15 7 (0.84%) Cryptography
15 7 (0.84%) VSAM
15 7 (0.84%) Device Driver
16 6 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
16 6 (0.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 465 (56.02%) Linux
2 426 (51.33%) UNIX
3 324 (39.04%) Windows
4 267 (32.17%) Solaris
5 139 (16.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 70 (8.43%) HPUX
7 48 (5.78%) zOS
8 32 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (3.73%) SUSE
10 25 (3.01%) Windows XP
11 17 (2.05%) Windows 7
12 16 (1.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 12 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (1.20%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.96%) NetWare
16 7 (0.84%) VMS
16 7 (0.84%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
18 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (15.06%) ITIL
2 118 (14.22%) Migration
3 88 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (8.80%) Change Management
5 48 (5.78%) Performance Tuning
6 47 (5.66%) Configuration Management
7 45 (5.42%) Project Management
8 41 (4.94%) Software Testing
9 40 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (4.34%) OO
10 36 (4.34%) Root Cause Analysis
11 30 (3.61%) High Availability
11 30 (3.61%) E-Commerce
12 29 (3.49%) Technical Architecture
13 28 (3.37%) Service Management
14 27 (3.25%) Software Engineering
14 27 (3.25%) Test Automation
15 25 (3.01%) ETL
16 23 (2.77%) DevOps
17 22 (2.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 175 (21.08%) SQL
2 117 (14.10%) Shell Script
3 116 (13.98%) Java
4 109 (13.13%) Perl
5 60 (7.23%) Korn
6 48 (5.78%) JavaScript
6 48 (5.78%) C
7 45 (5.42%) Python
8 36 (4.34%) Bash Shell
9 35 (4.22%) Jython
10 29 (3.49%) C++
11 23 (2.77%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.20%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.20%) VB
12 10 (1.20%) AWK
13 9 (1.08%) sed
13 9 (1.08%) ABAP
13 9 (1.08%) COBOL
14 8 (0.96%) BeanShell
15 7 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (8.31%) Security Cleared
2 42 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 39 (4.70%) Degree
4 19 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.93%) MCSE
6 15 (1.81%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.57%) MCSA
7 13 (1.57%) MCTS
7 13 (1.57%) MCITP
8 10 (1.20%) IBM Certification
9 9 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.08%) ISEB
10 8 (0.96%) CISSP
11 7 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.72%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.48%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.77%) QA
2 17 (2.05%) SLA
3 8 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.84%) COBIT
5 5 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.48%) COSO
7 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (5.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 36 (4.34%) VMware ESX
4 23 (2.77%) Active Directory
5 19 (2.29%) Hyper-V
6 18 (2.17%) vSphere
7 17 (2.05%) PowerHA
7 17 (2.05%) Oracle Clusterware
7 17 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (1.93%) NFS
9 13 (1.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 12 (1.45%) GPFS
11 11 (1.33%) Samba
11 11 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 10 (1.20%) KVM
13 8 (0.96%) SRDF
14 6 (0.72%) Veritas File System
14 6 (0.72%) RHEV
14 6 (0.72%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 4 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 62 (7.47%) Tivoli
2 45 (5.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 33 (3.98%) Puppet
4 24 (2.89%) CA Wily
5 22 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
5 22 (2.65%) Oracle RMAN
6 18 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.93%) NetBackup
8 14 (1.69%) Netcool
8 14 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
9 13 (1.57%) BladeLogic
9 13 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (1.45%) Data Guard
11 10 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
12 9 (1.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 8 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (0.84%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 7 (0.84%) Oracle ZFS
15 6 (0.72%) Control-M
16 5 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 295 (35.54%) Oracle
2 264 (31.81%) IBM
3 155 (18.67%) VMware
4 139 (16.75%) Red Hat
5 120 (14.46%) HP
6 115 (13.86%) Veritas
7 90 (10.84%) Microsoft
8 63 (7.59%) Sun
9 57 (6.87%) Citrix
10 53 (6.39%) EMC
11 52 (6.27%) SAP
12 40 (4.82%) CA
13 29 (3.49%) Cisco
14 26 (3.13%) Informatica
15 23 (2.77%) NetApp
16 20 (2.41%) McAfee
17 19 (2.29%) Symantec
18 18 (2.17%) BMC
18 18 (2.17%) Business Objects
19 17 (2.05%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Parity Professionals
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
First Point
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 25 days ago