The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for AIX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM AIX
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 149 177
Rank change year-on-year -7 +28  
Contract jobs citing AIX 10 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.55% 2.18% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 27
Median daily rate £515 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £385 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £850 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% -10.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.06% -6.25%  

AIX is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 645 734 1175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 19.75% 21.70% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 609 904
Median daily rate £450 £459 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.85% +14.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 53
Median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £22.00 £34.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing AIX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in the City of London

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AIX in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in the City of London

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for AIX.

1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Solaris
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle
4 9 (56.25%) Puppet
5 8 (50.00%) DevOps
5 8 (50.00%) IBM
6 7 (43.75%) Unix
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
9 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (18.75%) High Availability
9 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 3 (18.75%) Hortonworks
9 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
9 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
9 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) Dell
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix
9 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (18.75%) Reuters
9 3 (18.75%) Bloomberg

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) AIX Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Unix Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Solaris
3 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 3 (18.75%) High Availability
2 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Document Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.25%) QMS
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) GCIA
3 1 (6.25%) GCIH
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) COSO
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.25%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Bloomberg
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Dell
4 3 (18.75%) Hortonworks
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Reuters
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Qualys
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
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