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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 129 176
Rank change year-on-year -27 +47  
Contract jobs citing AIX 6 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.75% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.86% 3.54% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 9
Median daily rate £725 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.58% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £340 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £790 £620 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -1.28%  

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 698 707 1136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 22.80% 21.08% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 558 875
Median daily rate £469 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 35
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.25 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.51% +7.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.70 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 28 March 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 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Hortonworks
4 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Reuters
4 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) DNS

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Hortonworks
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Reuters
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