Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 227 221
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6 +43
Contract jobs citing AIX 16 17 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.25% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.11% 1.20% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 42
City of London median daily rate £475 £480 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +9.71% +4.48%
10th Percentile £385 £336 £320
90th Percentile £595 £660 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £62.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £62.50

AIX is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1441 1416 2009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.13% 21.14% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1112 1594
City of London median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +6.71%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £225
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 62
City of London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +1.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £12.04
90th Percentile £26.45 £36.50 £36.80
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +12.50%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing AIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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

AIX
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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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 11 (68.75%) Unix
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Solaris
4 6 (37.50%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) JSP
5 5 (31.25%) J2EE
5 5 (31.25%) MQSeries
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
5 5 (31.25%) SWIFT
5 5 (31.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 5 (31.25%) SEPA
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) Middleware
7 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) Fedwire
7 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
7 3 (18.75%) QA
8 2 (12.50%) CMDB
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) MQSeries
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) CICS
3 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Actimize
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Codeship
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Compliance Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) AIX Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Compliance Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Audit Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Auditor
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IT Audit Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) J2EE
1 5 (31.25%) JSP
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) Flash
4 1 (6.25%) Kafka
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) SWIFT
2 3 (18.75%) Fedwire
3 2 (12.50%) CMDB
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.25%) iSeries
4 1 (6.25%) LPAR
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Unix
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Solaris
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE
6 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Internal Audit
4 2 (12.50%) IT Audit
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) ITSM
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) QMS
5 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Korn
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Go
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISA
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SEPA
2 3 (18.75%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) KVM
1 2 (12.50%) RHEV
2 1 (6.25%) HDFS
2 1 (6.25%) PowerHA
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.25%) CyberArk
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Hortonworks
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas