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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
UK
Rank 287 265 272
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing AIX 335 447 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.88% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.64% 4.11% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 247 222
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £301 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £531 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £413 £385
% change year-on-year
-7.87% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £21.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £21.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £21.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+142.85% -42.06%

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
9191 10866 11557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.87% 21.38% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5814 6502 6806
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 601 808 954
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -25 310 £400 -5.88% 18
North East +30 85 £340 -16.71% 1
Tyne and Wear +24 79 £340 -16.71% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +26 76 £340 -16.71%
South East -52 60 £425 - 7
London -28 59 £425 -3.40% 3
North West -2 38 £400 -1.84% 4
Hampshire -21 30 £385 -12.50% 2
Lancashire +22 20 £500 -
West Midlands +3 17 £430 -4.44%
Blackpool - 17 £375 -
Scotland -10 15 £400 +8.47% 2
South West +14 13 £485 -20.49%
East of England +6 13 £279 -38.05% 1
Havant -1 13 £380 -15.55% 1
Berkshire +14 12 £470 +17.50% 1
Glasgow +1 12 £400 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire +16 11 £350 -12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 11 £279 -
Peterborough - 11 £279 -
Manchester +2 10 £400 +3.22% 4
South Yorkshire +2 9 £350 -
Portsmouth +1 9 £413 +10.73%
East Midlands -2 9 £450 +16.12% 1
Sheffield +6 8 £350 -
Solihull - 8 £550 -
Surrey +7 7 £563 +30.87% 1
Nottinghamshire - 7 £488 - 1
Nottingham - 7 £488 - 1
Cheshire -6 6 £406 -4.41%

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 622 (76.89%) Linux
2 500 (61.80%) Unix
3 363 (44.87%) Windows
4 350 (43.26%) Oracle
5 276 (34.12%) IBM
6 259 (32.01%) Solaris
7 224 (27.69%) ITIL
8 195 (24.10%) Red Hat
9 181 (22.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 176 (21.76%) WebSphere
11 171 (21.14%) SQL
12 151 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
13 148 (18.29%) Microsoft
13 148 (18.29%) Middleware
14 143 (17.68%) Perl
15 140 (17.31%) VMware
16 134 (16.56%) Shell Script
17 128 (15.82%) Change Management
17 128 (15.82%) Security Cleared
18 123 (15.20%) Java
19 122 (15.08%) DB2
20 121 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
21 116 (14.34%) Finance
22 108 (13.35%) Configuration Management
23 104 (12.86%) Migration
24 103 (12.73%) SAN
24 103 (12.73%) HP
25 101 (12.48%) SC Cleared
26 100 (12.36%) Firewall
27 96 (11.87%) DevOps

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
1 176 (21.76%) WebSphere
2 95 (11.74%) WebLogic
3 72 (8.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 51 (6.30%) Apache
5 46 (5.69%) JBoss
6 30 (3.71%) Tomcat
7 28 (3.46%) IBM HTTP Server
8 27 (3.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 26 (3.21%) Oracle Application Server
10 25 (3.09%) iPlanet
11 24 (2.97%) Confluence
12 22 (2.72%) SharePoint
13 20 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 18 (2.22%) MQSeries
14 18 (2.22%) MS Exchange
15 16 (1.98%) CICS
16 15 (1.85%) Tuxedo
17 12 (1.48%) IIS
18 10 (1.24%) Commerce Server
19 8 (0.99%) FileNet
Applications
1 63 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 55 (6.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (2.60%) MS Office
4 8 (0.99%) MS Project
5 7 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (3.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 19 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.99%) Fredhopper
4 8 (0.99%) Magento
5 6 (0.74%) MFGPRO
5 6 (0.74%) OpenText MBPM
5 6 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.74%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 5 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.37%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.25%) Maximo
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.54%) SaaS
2 56 (6.92%) PaaS
3 54 (6.67%) IaaS
4 25 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.73%) Office 365
6 13 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.87%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.49%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.25%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.25%) Heroku
10 2 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.25%) IBM PureFlex
10 2 (0.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 103 (12.73%) SAN
2 100 (12.36%) Firewall
3 83 (10.26%) SSL
4 74 (9.15%) DNS
5 57 (7.05%) TCP/IP
6 53 (6.55%) LDAP
7 28 (3.46%) HTTP
8 16 (1.98%) BIG-IP
9 13 (1.61%) Network Security
9 13 (1.61%) WAN
10 12 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (1.48%) SSH
11 11 (1.36%) FTP
12 10 (1.24%) LAN
13 9 (1.11%) NAS
14 8 (0.99%) DHCP
14 8 (0.99%) Internet
15 6 (0.74%) SNMP
15 6 (0.74%) VPN
16 5 (0.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (15.08%) DB2
2 93 (11.50%) Oracle Database
3 81 (10.01%) SQL Server
4 44 (5.44%) Relational Database
5 33 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 33 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 27 (3.34%) Big Data
7 22 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (2.60%) MySQL
9 19 (2.35%) RDBMS
10 18 (2.22%) NoSQL
10 18 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.99%) Oracle Discoverer
12 8 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
14 6 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 36 (4.45%) Git (software)
1 36 (4.45%) Jenkins
2 35 (4.33%) Subversion
3 32 (3.96%) Ant
4 29 (3.58%) JIRA
5 25 (3.09%) ClearCase
6 21 (2.60%) ClearQuest
7 19 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (1.85%) StarTeam
9 11 (1.36%) Selenium
10 10 (1.24%) Apache Ivy
10 10 (1.24%) JUnit
11 6 (0.74%) PeopleTools
12 5 (0.62%) CA Gen
12 5 (0.62%) Maven
12 5 (0.62%) PVCS
13 4 (0.49%) Introscope
13 4 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.37%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.37%) ProC
General
1 116 (14.34%) Finance
2 41 (5.07%) Banking
3 31 (3.83%) Law
4 25 (3.09%) Retail
5 7 (0.87%) Investment Banking
5 7 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.37%) Front Office
6 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.25%) Electronics
7 2 (0.25%) Marketing
7 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.12%) Advertising
8 1 (0.12%) German Language
8 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (12.98%) Architect
2 97 (11.99%) Administrator
3 82 (10.14%) Analyst
4 55 (6.80%) Consultant
5 49 (6.06%) DBA
6 43 (5.32%) Developer
7 42 (5.19%) Unix Engineer
8 40 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
9 36 (4.45%) Unix Administrator
10 35 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
10 35 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
11 33 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
12 32 (3.96%) Oracle DBA
12 32 (3.96%) Support Engineer
13 31 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
14 30 (3.71%) AIX Engineer
15 29 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 26 (3.21%) Operations Analyst
16 26 (3.21%) Operations Engineer
17 22 (2.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (18.29%) Middleware
2 59 (7.29%) J2EE
3 56 (6.92%) XML
4 41 (5.07%) Web Services
5 40 (4.94%) WebSphere MQ
6 37 (4.57%) JSON
7 28 (3.46%) HTML
8 25 (3.09%) IBM Integration Bus
8 25 (3.09%) Software Packaging
9 24 (2.97%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 15 (1.85%) SOAP
11 13 (1.61%) JSP
12 11 (1.36%) Regular Expression
12 11 (1.36%) SAP Basis
13 10 (1.24%) Ajax
13 10 (1.24%) CSS
14 9 (1.11%) MCollective
15 8 (0.99%) ELK Stack
15 8 (0.99%) Worklight
15 8 (0.99%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 121 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (11.37%) Data Centre
3 85 (10.51%) Clustering
4 59 (7.29%) Mainframe
5 30 (3.71%) Management Information System
6 27 (3.34%) DataPower
6 27 (3.34%) IBM Mainframe
7 25 (3.09%) Replication
8 21 (2.60%) Tandem
9 14 (1.73%) EMC VMAX
9 14 (1.73%) EMC VNX
10 13 (1.61%) HACMP
11 10 (1.24%) iSeries
12 8 (0.99%) PKI
13 7 (0.87%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.87%) Symmetrix
14 6 (0.74%) Computer Science
14 6 (0.74%) SWIFT
15 5 (0.62%) HP Storage
15 5 (0.62%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 622 (76.89%) Linux
2 500 (61.80%) Unix
3 363 (44.87%) Windows
4 259 (32.01%) Solaris
5 181 (22.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 85 (10.51%) HPUX
7 84 (10.38%) Windows Server
8 82 (10.14%) SUSE
9 74 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 71 (8.78%) Windows XP
11 49 (6.06%) Oracle Linux
11 49 (6.06%) Windows 2000
12 42 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 38 (4.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 36 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 28 (3.46%) zOS
16 21 (2.60%) Windows 7
17 14 (1.73%) Windows 10
18 12 (1.48%) OS/390
19 10 (1.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (27.69%) ITIL
2 151 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (15.82%) Change Management
4 108 (13.35%) Configuration Management
5 104 (12.86%) Migration
6 96 (11.87%) DevOps
7 87 (10.75%) Service Management
8 78 (9.64%) High Availability
9 72 (8.90%) Release Management
10 62 (7.66%) Problem Management
11 61 (7.54%) ITSM
11 61 (7.54%) Open Source
12 59 (7.29%) Service Delivery
13 51 (6.30%) Data Management
14 48 (5.93%) Load Balancing
15 46 (5.69%) PRINCE2
16 45 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
17 40 (4.94%) SOA
18 38 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
19 37 (4.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 171 (21.14%) SQL
2 143 (17.68%) Perl
3 134 (16.56%) Shell Script
4 123 (15.20%) Java
5 58 (7.17%) Bash Shell
6 54 (6.67%) Korn
7 51 (6.30%) Python
8 37 (4.57%) JavaScript
9 30 (3.71%) PHP
10 24 (2.97%) PowerShell
11 20 (2.47%) C
12 18 (2.22%) Ruby
13 17 (2.10%) Jython
14 15 (1.85%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.48%) C++
16 11 (1.36%) VB
17 10 (1.24%) VBScript
18 7 (0.87%) XPath
19 6 (0.74%) Bourne shell
19 6 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 128 (15.82%) Security Cleared
2 101 (12.48%) SC Cleared
3 34 (4.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 17 (2.10%) Degree
5 15 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.73%) MCITP
6 14 (1.73%) MCSA
6 14 (1.73%) MCSE
6 14 (1.73%) MCTS
6 14 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.48%) RHCE
8 11 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.24%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.49%) CISSP
10 4 (0.49%) IBM AIX Certification
10 4 (0.49%) ISEB
10 4 (0.49%) PMP
10 4 (0.49%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.25%) CCA
11 2 (0.25%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.65%) SLA
2 19 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.98%) QA
4 12 (1.48%) JSP 440
5 11 (1.36%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.24%) ISO 9001
7 9 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.25%) COBIT
8 2 (0.25%) COSO
8 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.25%) SAS 70
System Software
1 95 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (6.30%) Active Directory
3 47 (5.81%) Oracle RAC
4 31 (3.83%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (3.09%) Hyper-V
5 25 (3.09%) PowerHA
6 21 (2.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 20 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.10%) vSphere
9 15 (1.85%) Oracle Clusterware
9 15 (1.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 14 (1.73%) KVM
10 14 (1.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 11 (1.36%) Docker
12 10 (1.24%) GPFS
13 9 (1.11%) NFS
13 9 (1.11%) SRDF
14 8 (0.99%) RHEV
15 7 (0.87%) NDS
15 7 (0.87%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 87 (10.75%) Puppet
2 82 (10.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 52 (6.43%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (5.69%) Tivoli
5 41 (5.07%) Ansible
6 29 (3.58%) EMC NetWorker
7 23 (2.84%) Control-M
8 22 (2.72%) Netcool
9 21 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 20 (2.47%) Data Guard
11 18 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
12 15 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
12 15 (1.85%) QRadar
13 11 (1.36%) SCCM
13 11 (1.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 10 (1.24%) NetBackup
15 9 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
15 9 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
15 9 (1.11%) Nessus
15 9 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 350 (43.26%) Oracle
2 276 (34.12%) IBM
3 195 (24.10%) Red Hat
4 148 (18.29%) Microsoft
5 140 (17.31%) VMware
6 103 (12.73%) HP
7 67 (8.28%) Sun
8 57 (7.05%) Cisco
9 54 (6.67%) Veritas
10 52 (6.43%) EMC
11 36 (4.45%) CA
11 36 (4.45%) Citrix
12 31 (3.83%) F5
13 29 (3.58%) NetApp
14 28 (3.46%) SAP
15 26 (3.21%) Axway
16 25 (3.09%) Siebel
17 24 (2.97%) webMethods
18 23 (2.84%) Splunk
19 20 (2.47%) Intel Security
UK
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: Flexible D.O.E
Posted: 9 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago