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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 267 251 334
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +83
Contract jobs citing AIX 442 517 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.94% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.20% 4.36% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 270 211
Median daily rate £380 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £281 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Median hourly rate £43.28 £33.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% -11.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £24.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.31 £51.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £33.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+28.23% -11.18%

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
10521 11861 12939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.22% 21.52% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6604 6983 7657
Median daily rate £388 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 969 1114
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £42.46 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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 -8 393 £380 -9.52% 26
North East +30 109 £348 -3.80% 1
Tyne and Wear +23 101 £350 +12.90% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 96 £350 -1.61%
London -27 76 £400 -5.88% 7
South East -43 68 £415 -2.35% 7
North West +3 62 £423 +9.03%
Scotland -26 32 £310 -8.14% 3
Hampshire -28 32 £380 -9.52% 3
West Midlands -15 27 £400 +42.22%
Berkshire +11 26 £500 +8.10% 2
Manchester -6 23 £425 +11.84%
Reading +19 21 £440 +0.57%
South West +15 19 £438 -12.50% 2
Cheshire +7 19 £425 +6.25%
Yorkshire +17 18 £350 +34.61% 3
Lancashire +12 18 £350 -
Blackpool - 17 £350 -
Glasgow -12 16 £400 +14.28% 3
Erskine -5 13 £275 -9.83%
Renfrewshire -7 13 £275 -9.83%
South Yorkshire +1 12 £350 - 1
East of England +5 11 £255 -43.33% 6
Portsmouth +3 11 £414 +7.81%
Warwickshire +5 10 £375 -
Wales +2 10 £525 +200.00% 2
Havant -4 9 £380 -
Swindon - 8 £500 -
Solihull - 8 £550 -
West Wales - 8 £525 -

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 687 (70.03%) Linux
2 571 (58.21%) Unix
3 453 (46.18%) Windows
4 390 (39.76%) Oracle
5 353 (35.98%) Solaris
6 302 (30.78%) IBM
7 270 (27.52%) ITIL
8 237 (24.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 233 (23.75%) Red Hat
10 199 (20.29%) Security Cleared
11 196 (19.98%) SQL
12 184 (18.76%) WebSphere
13 180 (18.35%) HP
14 178 (18.14%) Microsoft
15 173 (17.64%) Middleware
16 164 (16.72%) Perl
17 156 (15.90%) VMware
18 155 (15.80%) Finance
19 151 (15.39%) Java
20 147 (14.98%) Migration
21 143 (14.58%) Change Management
22 142 (14.48%) SC Cleared
23 137 (13.97%) Shell Script
24 133 (13.56%) SAN
24 133 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
25 132 (13.46%) Data Centre
26 129 (13.15%) HPUX
27 123 (12.54%) Configuration Management
28 117 (11.93%) Clustering
29 116 (11.82%) DB2

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
1 184 (18.76%) WebSphere
2 108 (11.01%) WebLogic
3 77 (7.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 50 (5.10%) JBoss
5 48 (4.89%) Apache
6 36 (3.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 32 (3.26%) SharePoint
7 32 (3.26%) Tomcat
8 30 (3.06%) IBM HTTP Server
9 29 (2.96%) Oracle Application Server
10 25 (2.55%) iPlanet
10 25 (2.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 24 (2.45%) Confluence
11 24 (2.45%) Tuxedo
12 22 (2.24%) MQSeries
13 17 (1.73%) CICS
13 17 (1.73%) MS Exchange
14 14 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
15 11 (1.12%) AquaLogic
16 10 (1.02%) Drupal
Applications
1 58 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (2.85%) MS Office
4 17 (1.73%) MS Project
5 16 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (2.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 19 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.12%) OpenText MBPM
4 10 (1.02%) Magento
4 10 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.82%) Fredhopper
7 6 (0.61%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 5 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.31%) MFGPRO
9 3 (0.31%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.20%) Maximo
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.99%) SaaS
2 44 (4.49%) PaaS
3 42 (4.28%) IaaS
4 23 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (2.14%) Office 365
6 17 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.71%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.20%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.20%) Heroku
10 2 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.20%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 133 (13.56%) SAN
2 107 (10.91%) Firewall
3 86 (8.77%) SSL
4 64 (6.52%) TCP/IP
5 62 (6.32%) DNS
6 43 (4.38%) LDAP
7 30 (3.06%) HTTP
8 19 (1.94%) BIG-IP
8 19 (1.94%) DHCP
9 14 (1.43%) SSH
10 13 (1.33%) Network Security
11 12 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (1.22%) WAN
12 11 (1.12%) FTP
12 11 (1.12%) Internet
12 11 (1.12%) NAS
13 10 (1.02%) LAN
14 8 (0.82%) VPN
15 7 (0.71%) VLAN
16 6 (0.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (11.82%) DB2
2 89 (9.07%) Oracle Database
3 71 (7.24%) SQL Server
4 44 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 32 (3.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 29 (2.96%) MySQL
7 27 (2.75%) Big Data
7 27 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 23 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (2.24%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.83%) MongoDB
10 18 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (1.12%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.92%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.92%) Oracle Discoverer
14 7 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.61%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 40 (4.08%) Subversion
2 39 (3.98%) Jenkins
3 37 (3.77%) ClearCase
3 37 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 34 (3.47%) JIRA
5 32 (3.26%) Ant
6 29 (2.96%) ClearQuest
7 22 (2.24%) StarTeam
8 21 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
9 15 (1.53%) Selenium
10 11 (1.12%) Apache Ivy
10 11 (1.12%) JUnit
11 8 (0.82%) Maven
11 8 (0.82%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.61%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.61%) PeopleTools
13 5 (0.51%) CA Gen
13 5 (0.51%) PVCS
14 3 (0.31%) Artifactory
General
1 155 (15.80%) Finance
2 63 (6.42%) Banking
3 38 (3.87%) Law
4 24 (2.45%) Retail
5 8 (0.82%) Investment Banking
5 8 (0.82%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.31%) Electronics
7 3 (0.31%) Front Office
7 3 (0.31%) German Language
7 3 (0.31%) Marketing
8 2 (0.20%) French Language
8 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.10%) Advertising
9 1 (0.10%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 134 (13.66%) Architect
2 132 (13.46%) Administrator
3 87 (8.87%) Analyst
4 68 (6.93%) Infrastructure Architect
5 62 (6.32%) Consultant
6 46 (4.69%) Support Engineer
7 45 (4.59%) DBA
7 45 (4.59%) Developer
7 45 (4.59%) Unix Administrator
7 45 (4.59%) Unix Engineer
8 43 (4.38%) Linux Administrator
8 43 (4.38%) Linux Engineer
9 42 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
10 35 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
11 31 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
12 30 (3.06%) AIX Administrator
13 29 (2.96%) AIX Engineer
14 28 (2.85%) Support Specialist
15 26 (2.65%) Linux Support
15 26 (2.65%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (17.64%) Middleware
2 59 (6.01%) XML
3 58 (5.91%) J2EE
4 48 (4.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 40 (4.08%) JSON
6 39 (3.98%) Web Services
7 31 (3.16%) IBM Integration Bus
8 24 (2.45%) HTML
8 24 (2.45%) Software Packaging
9 18 (1.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 17 (1.73%) SOAP
11 15 (1.53%) JSP
11 15 (1.53%) Regular Expression
12 10 (1.02%) Ajax
12 10 (1.02%) CSS
12 10 (1.02%) SAP Basis
13 9 (0.92%) MCollective
13 9 (0.92%) XSD
14 8 (0.82%) ELK Stack
14 8 (0.82%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 132 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 117 (11.93%) Clustering
3 116 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (7.65%) Mainframe
5 38 (3.87%) DataPower
6 29 (2.96%) IBM Mainframe
7 28 (2.85%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.65%) Replication
9 23 (2.34%) Computer Science
10 21 (2.14%) Tandem
11 14 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
11 14 (1.43%) EMC VNX
11 14 (1.43%) HACMP
12 13 (1.33%) iSeries
13 10 (1.02%) PKI
14 9 (0.92%) HP Storage
15 8 (0.82%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
16 6 (0.61%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 687 (70.03%) Linux
2 571 (58.21%) Unix
3 453 (46.18%) Windows
4 353 (35.98%) Solaris
5 237 (24.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 129 (13.15%) HPUX
7 112 (11.42%) Windows Server
8 96 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 79 (8.05%) Windows XP
10 78 (7.95%) SUSE
11 58 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 54 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 47 (4.79%) Windows 2000
14 39 (3.98%) Oracle Linux
15 35 (3.57%) zOS
16 29 (2.96%) Windows 7
17 25 (2.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 20 (2.04%) Windows 10
19 17 (1.73%) OS/390
20 11 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (27.52%) ITIL
2 147 (14.98%) Migration
3 143 (14.58%) Change Management
4 133 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (12.54%) Configuration Management
6 102 (10.40%) Release Management
7 101 (10.30%) Service Delivery
8 99 (10.09%) High Availability
9 95 (9.68%) Service Management
10 89 (9.07%) DevOps
11 75 (7.65%) Problem Management
12 61 (6.22%) Incident Management
13 53 (5.40%) ITSM
14 48 (4.89%) Open Source
14 48 (4.89%) Root Cause Analysis
14 48 (4.89%) SOA
15 45 (4.59%) Project Management
16 43 (4.38%) Load Balancing
17 40 (4.08%) Data Management
17 40 (4.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 196 (19.98%) SQL
2 164 (16.72%) Perl
3 151 (15.39%) Java
4 137 (13.97%) Shell Script
5 62 (6.32%) Python
6 57 (5.81%) Korn
7 47 (4.79%) Bash Shell
8 37 (3.77%) PHP
9 32 (3.26%) C
10 29 (2.96%) JavaScript
11 24 (2.45%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.14%) C++
13 20 (2.04%) Ruby
14 15 (1.53%) Jython
15 13 (1.33%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.22%) VB
17 11 (1.12%) VBScript
18 9 (0.92%) Bourne shell
19 7 (0.71%) COBOL
19 7 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 199 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 142 (14.48%) SC Cleared
3 56 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 40 (4.08%) Degree
5 34 (3.47%) RHCE
6 24 (2.45%) DV Cleared
7 23 (2.34%) ISTQB
8 22 (2.24%) MCITP
8 22 (2.24%) MCSA
8 22 (2.24%) MCSE
8 22 (2.24%) MCTS
8 22 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.92%) ISEB
11 6 (0.61%) CISSP
12 5 (0.51%) PMP
13 4 (0.41%) GCIA
13 4 (0.41%) GCIH
13 4 (0.41%) IBM AIX Certification
13 4 (0.41%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (9.07%) SLA
2 31 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (2.24%) ISO 9001
3 22 (2.24%) QA
4 16 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (1.53%) JSP 440
6 8 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.41%) COBIT
7 4 (0.41%) COSO
7 4 (0.41%) SAS 70
8 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 94 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (7.85%) Active Directory
3 74 (7.54%) Oracle RAC
4 35 (3.57%) KVM
5 34 (3.47%) Hyper-V
6 30 (3.06%) PowerHA
7 21 (2.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 20 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (1.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 16 (1.63%) vSphere
11 13 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 13 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (1.12%) GPFS
13 9 (0.92%) NFS
13 9 (0.92%) RHEV
14 8 (0.82%) Docker
14 8 (0.82%) Samba
14 8 (0.82%) SRDF
15 7 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.71%) NDS
Systems Management
1 94 (9.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 86 (8.77%) Puppet
3 64 (6.52%) Tivoli
4 54 (5.50%) EMC NetWorker
5 52 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (3.87%) Ansible
7 32 (3.26%) Netcool
8 25 (2.55%) Control-M
9 23 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
10 20 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 19 (1.94%) NetBackup
12 15 (1.53%) HP Data Protector
13 13 (1.33%) Data Guard
13 13 (1.33%) QRadar
13 13 (1.33%) SCCM
13 13 (1.33%) SCOM
14 12 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
15 11 (1.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
16 9 (0.92%) Nessus
16 9 (0.92%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 390 (39.76%) Oracle
2 302 (30.78%) IBM
3 233 (23.75%) Red Hat
4 180 (18.35%) HP
5 178 (18.14%) Microsoft
6 156 (15.90%) VMware
7 89 (9.07%) EMC
8 77 (7.85%) Sun
9 63 (6.42%) Cisco
10 62 (6.32%) Veritas
11 60 (6.12%) Citrix
12 53 (5.40%) CA
13 37 (3.77%) F5
14 34 (3.47%) ServiceNow
15 30 (3.06%) Axway
16 28 (2.85%) Intel Security
17 27 (2.75%) NetApp
17 27 (2.75%) SAP
17 27 (2.75%) Symantec
18 25 (2.55%) webMethods
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £66,500 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago