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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 268 217 235
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +18
Contract jobs citing AIX 393 439 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.91% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.42% 4.08% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 238 174
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Average hourly rate £36.88 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.71% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £17.50 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.25 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+110.71% -26.31%

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
11503 10761 9850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.54% 22.34% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6743 5881 5185
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 909 971 1091
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £37.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -38 349 £400 - 43
London -13 104 £431 +4.41% 14
South East -5 92 £375 -11.76% 11
Hampshire -8 58 £350 -17.15% 3
West Midlands +15 44 £438 +16.66% 4
Scotland -19 30 £359 -15.63% 3
North West -45 27 £450 +34.83% 3
Havant +6 23 £350 -1.75%
Yorkshire -14 23 £400 +33.33% 3
City of London +11 21 £475 +11.76% 7
West Yorkshire -3 18 £413 -7.04% 3
Berkshire -12 18 £513 +12.63% 5
South West -8 15 £425 +112.50% 4
Edinburgh -14 15 £413 -5.71% 2
East Midlands +18 14 £350 +0.71%
East of England -6 13 £500 +17.64% 2
Birmingham +7 12 £463 +68.18% 1
Manchester +2 12 £475 +5.55% 1
Wales -9 12 £344 -19.11%
South Wales -10 12 £344 -19.11%
Tyne and Wear -9 11 £275 +14.58%
North East -11 11 £275 +14.58%
Winchester - 11 £293 -
Cheshire -25 10 £390 +16.85%
Leeds -4 9 £175 -41.66% 3
Halifax +5 8 £443 -1.66%
Leicestershire +12 7 £425 +6.25%
Reading +1 7 £563 +56.25% 3
Leicester - 7 £425 -
Knutsford -2 6 £376 +11.48%

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 463 (62.91%) Linux
2 400 (54.35%) UNIX
3 309 (41.98%) Windows
4 285 (38.72%) Oracle
5 247 (33.56%) IBM
6 227 (30.84%) Solaris
7 195 (26.49%) SQL
8 161 (21.88%) Finance
9 151 (20.52%) Red Hat
10 142 (19.29%) VMware
11 141 (19.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 137 (18.61%) WebSphere
13 134 (18.21%) SAN
14 133 (18.07%) HP
15 114 (15.49%) Java
15 114 (15.49%) Perl
16 100 (13.59%) Shell Script
17 95 (12.91%) SQL Server
17 95 (12.91%) ITIL
18 94 (12.77%) Migration
19 93 (12.64%) Oracle Database
20 92 (12.50%) Microsoft
21 91 (12.36%) DB2
22 85 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
23 80 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
24 76 (10.33%) Veritas
25 75 (10.19%) Banking
26 74 (10.05%) EMC
27 72 (9.78%) Security Cleared
28 70 (9.51%) Apache

AIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 137 (18.61%) WebSphere
2 70 (9.51%) Apache
3 51 (6.93%) WebLogic
4 45 (6.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 42 (5.71%) JBoss
6 38 (5.16%) IIS
7 36 (4.89%) Tomcat
8 28 (3.80%) IBM HTTP Server
9 13 (1.77%) Confluence
10 12 (1.63%) NetWeaver
10 12 (1.63%) OpenROAD
11 11 (1.49%) SharePoint
12 10 (1.36%) WebSphere Portal
12 10 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (1.36%) SAS
12 10 (1.36%) CICS
13 8 (1.09%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.95%) iPlanet
14 7 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
14 7 (0.95%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 36 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.53%) MS Office
3 7 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) DOC1
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
1 17 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.82%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (0.82%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
6 4 (0.54%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.41%) Maximo
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.27%) Summit
9 1 (0.14%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.63%) SaaS
2 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.14%) PaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (18.21%) SAN
2 45 (6.11%) DNS
3 43 (5.84%) Firewall
4 33 (4.48%) WAN
5 31 (4.21%) LDAP
6 30 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 24 (3.26%) VPN
8 23 (3.13%) LAN
9 22 (2.99%) SSL
10 20 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
10 20 (2.72%) FTP
11 19 (2.58%) Internet
11 19 (2.58%) Network Security
11 19 (2.58%) VLAN
12 18 (2.45%) Ethernet
13 17 (2.31%) DHCP
13 17 (2.31%) NetScaler
14 16 (2.17%) FCoE
15 15 (2.04%) BGP
15 15 (2.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 93 (12.64%) Oracle Database
3 91 (12.36%) DB2
4 57 (7.74%) Relational Database
5 50 (6.79%) RDBMS
6 27 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (2.31%) Ingres
11 16 (2.17%) SAP BW
12 15 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (2.04%) SAP HANA
13 12 (1.63%) MySQL
14 11 (1.49%) Oracle Discoverer
14 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
15 10 (1.36%) Informix
15 10 (1.36%) SQLPlus
16 8 (1.09%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 28 (3.80%) Maven
1 28 (3.80%) JIRA
2 27 (3.67%) Subversion
2 27 (3.67%) ClearCase
3 20 (2.72%) Jenkins
3 20 (2.72%) TestDirector
4 18 (2.45%) Ant
5 16 (2.17%) WinRunner
5 16 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (1.77%) Toad
7 13 (1.77%) ClearQuest
7 13 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.77%) Hudson
8 11 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.82%) SoapUI
10 6 (0.82%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.68%) JBehave
11 5 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 161 (21.88%) Finance
2 75 (10.19%) Banking
3 30 (4.08%) Retail
4 21 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (0.95%) Legal
7 7 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.68%) Advertising
8 5 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.41%) Publishing
10 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.27%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.27%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Front Office
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 105 (14.27%) Architect
2 101 (13.72%) Administrator
3 80 (10.87%) Analyst
4 55 (7.47%) Developer
5 53 (7.20%) Consultant
6 48 (6.52%) DBA
6 48 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
7 44 (5.98%) UNIX Administrator
8 38 (5.16%) Technical Architect
9 35 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 34 (4.62%) Oracle DBA
10 34 (4.62%) Support Analyst
11 29 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
11 29 (3.94%) UNIX Engineer
12 27 (3.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 21 (2.85%) AIX Administrator
14 20 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
14 20 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (2.58%) Applications Support
16 18 (2.45%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (9.38%) Middleware
2 52 (7.07%) HTML
3 51 (6.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 33 (4.48%) Web Services
5 30 (4.08%) JSP
6 29 (3.94%) CSS
7 28 (3.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 26 (3.53%) J2EE
9 21 (2.85%) XML
10 18 (2.45%) jQuery
10 18 (2.45%) .NET
11 15 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (2.04%) Regular Expression
12 9 (1.22%) SOAP
12 9 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (1.09%) YUI
13 8 (1.09%) SAP Basis
14 7 (0.95%) Rendezvous
14 7 (0.95%) XSD
14 7 (0.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (7.61%) Clustering
3 38 (5.16%) Mainframe
4 35 (4.76%) HACMP
5 33 (4.48%) Open Source
6 31 (4.21%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.85%) DataPower
8 19 (2.58%) Replication
9 15 (2.04%) PDA
10 11 (1.49%) AS400
10 11 (1.49%) LPAR
11 10 (1.36%) iSeries
12 9 (1.22%) VSAM
13 7 (0.95%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.68%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.68%) Statistics
14 5 (0.68%) PKI
14 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
15 4 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 463 (62.91%) Linux
2 400 (54.35%) UNIX
3 309 (41.98%) Windows
4 227 (30.84%) Solaris
5 141 (19.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (8.97%) HPUX
7 48 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (5.84%) SUSE
9 40 (5.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 30 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (4.08%) Windows 7
11 29 (3.94%) Oracle Linux
12 22 (2.99%) Windows XP
13 17 (2.31%) zOS
14 8 (1.09%) VMS
15 6 (0.82%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.41%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.41%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (12.91%) ITIL
2 94 (12.77%) Migration
3 67 (9.10%) Change Management
4 64 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (7.34%) Service Management
6 53 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
7 45 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 45 (6.11%) Configuration Management
8 42 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 36 (4.89%) DevOps
10 34 (4.62%) E-Commerce
11 31 (4.21%) Software Testing
11 31 (4.21%) Technical Architecture
11 31 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (3.40%) Performance Analysis
13 23 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
14 22 (2.99%) Line Management
14 22 (2.99%) Test Automation
14 22 (2.99%) SOA
15 21 (2.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 195 (26.49%) SQL
2 114 (15.49%) Java
2 114 (15.49%) Perl
3 100 (13.59%) Shell Script
4 51 (6.93%) JavaScript
5 49 (6.66%) Korn
6 48 (6.52%) Bash Shell
7 44 (5.98%) C
8 41 (5.57%) Python
9 30 (4.08%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.85%) C++
11 16 (2.17%) Ruby
12 15 (2.04%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.77%) PHP
14 12 (1.63%) COBOL
15 11 (1.49%) ABAP
16 10 (1.36%) Jython
17 9 (1.22%) C#
17 9 (1.22%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 46 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 22 (2.99%) Degree
4 19 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (2.45%) MCSE
6 17 (2.31%) MCITP
7 15 (2.04%) MCSA
7 15 (2.04%) MCTS
8 14 (1.90%) ISTQB
9 13 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.63%) CISSP
11 5 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.68%) RHCE
11 5 (0.68%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.41%) CCNA
13 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.41%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.41%) IBM AIX Certification
13 3 (0.41%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.99%) SLA
2 14 (1.90%) QA
3 7 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) COSO
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 80 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (4.89%) VMware ESX
3 35 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 34 (4.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 30 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
6 24 (3.26%) vSphere
6 24 (3.26%) Active Directory
7 23 (3.13%) PowerHA
8 20 (2.72%) Firmware
9 18 (2.45%) Hyper-V
10 15 (2.04%) Samba
10 15 (2.04%) FreeRADIUS
11 12 (1.63%) NFS
12 11 (1.49%) GPFS
13 10 (1.36%) Squid
13 10 (1.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 9 (1.22%) SRDF
15 8 (1.09%) RHEV
15 8 (1.09%) KVM
15 8 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 66 (8.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 62 (8.42%) Tivoli
3 42 (5.71%) Puppet
4 27 (3.67%) NetBackup
5 26 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
6 20 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 18 (2.45%) Data Guard
9 16 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
10 15 (2.04%) Netcool
11 9 (1.22%) CA Spectrum
12 7 (0.95%) TIBCO Hawk
12 7 (0.95%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 6 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.82%) CORE IMPACT
13 6 (0.82%) Nessus
13 6 (0.82%) Control-M
14 5 (0.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 5 (0.68%) EMC TimeFinder
14 5 (0.68%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 285 (38.72%) Oracle
2 247 (33.56%) IBM
3 151 (20.52%) Red Hat
4 142 (19.29%) VMware
5 133 (18.07%) HP
6 92 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 76 (10.33%) Veritas
8 74 (10.05%) EMC
9 58 (7.88%) Citrix
10 45 (6.11%) SAP
10 45 (6.11%) Cisco
11 43 (5.84%) Sun
12 33 (4.48%) NetApp
13 24 (3.26%) Brocade
14 20 (2.72%) webMethods
14 20 (2.72%) CheckPoint
15 19 (2.58%) Software AG
16 18 (2.45%) CA
17 17 (2.31%) McAfee
18 16 (2.17%) Remedy
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