Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 16 October 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 586 386 263
Rank change year-on-year -200 -123 +49
Contract jobs citing AIX 283 572 954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.63% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.43% 3.02% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 343 591
England median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £333 £305 £263
90th Percentile £608 £562 £556
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 13
England median hourly rate £26.00 £11.23 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.63% -69.66% -7.50%
10th Percentile £22.40 £10.61 £36.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £11.84 £43.28
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £11.23 £36.00
% change year-on-year +131.63% -68.82% -10.00%

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19,724 18,923 21,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.93% 20.75% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,273 12,050 13,720
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.81%
10th Percentile £170 £181 £206
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,395 1,144 1,179
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.60
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in England

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in England

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in England

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in England

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AIX in England

AIX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -22 104 £475 +15.15% 7
North of England -148 58 £435 +14.47% 9
London -93 50 £450 -12.20% 8
South West +2 35 £530 +29.27% 3
North West -83 29 £445 +4.71% 2
Yorkshire -18 20 £375 -3.23% 7
East of England +6 19 £429 -15.89% 8
Midlands -61 15 £458 +17.68% 5
North East -65 9 £485 +46.97%
East Midlands -14 8 £279 -12.81% 3
West Midlands -54 7 £595 +25.26% 2
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for AIX.

1 192 (67.84%) Linux
2 142 (50.18%) Unix
3 132 (46.64%) Oracle
4 126 (44.52%) Windows
5 91 (32.16%) Solaris
6 88 (31.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 87 (30.74%) IBM
8 68 (24.03%) Red Hat
9 64 (22.61%) VMware
9 64 (22.61%) SQL
10 62 (21.91%) SAN
11 61 (21.55%) Middleware
12 54 (19.08%) Finance
13 49 (17.31%) Perl
14 46 (16.25%) Security Cleared
15 45 (15.90%) Shell Script
16 44 (15.55%) Active Directory
16 44 (15.55%) Oracle Database
17 40 (14.13%) Windows Server
17 40 (14.13%) SC Cleared
18 38 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
19 37 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
19 37 (13.07%) DevOps
20 36 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (12.72%) HP
21 35 (12.37%) Microsoft
22 34 (12.01%) Microsoft Azure
23 33 (11.66%) ITIL
23 33 (11.66%) Clustering
24 32 (11.31%) Java

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 29 (10.25%) WebSphere
2 24 (8.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (6.01%) WebLogic
3 17 (6.01%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (5.65%) Apache
5 14 (4.95%) Tomcat
6 13 (4.59%) Oracle Service Bus
7 12 (4.24%) IIS
8 10 (3.53%) JBoss
9 8 (2.83%) MQSeries
9 8 (2.83%) NetWeaver
10 6 (2.12%) Oracle BPEL
11 5 (1.77%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (1.77%) SAP Portal
12 4 (1.41%) Site Server
13 3 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.06%) FileNet
13 3 (1.06%) Mule
13 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 15 (5.30%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (4.95%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 13 (4.59%) Siebel CRM
4 12 (4.24%) Oracle Utilities
5 6 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (1.77%) Temenos T24
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.71%) Actimize
8 2 (0.71%) MetaTrader
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (9.54%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.36%) IaaS
3 18 (6.36%) PaaS
3 18 (6.36%) SaaS
4 4 (1.41%) Office 365
4 4 (1.41%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.71%) GitHub
5 2 (0.71%) npm
6 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) Datadog
6 1 (0.35%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 62 (21.91%) SAN
2 28 (9.89%) Firewall
3 24 (8.48%) DNS
4 16 (5.65%) TCP/IP
5 14 (4.95%) SSH
6 10 (3.53%) NAS
7 9 (3.18%) DHCP
7 9 (3.18%) VLAN
8 8 (2.83%) SSL
9 7 (2.47%) DMZ
9 7 (2.47%) HTTP
9 7 (2.47%) Kerberos
10 6 (2.12%) LAN
10 6 (2.12%) WAN
11 4 (1.41%) SNMP
12 3 (1.06%) FTP
12 3 (1.06%) Network Security
12 3 (1.06%) SMS
13 2 (0.71%) IGMP
13 2 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.55%) Oracle Database
2 27 (9.54%) SQL Server
3 26 (9.19%) DB2
3 26 (9.19%) Oracle Reports
4 25 (8.83%) Oracle ODI
5 24 (8.48%) Oracle BI EE
6 21 (7.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (6.01%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (3.89%) MySQL
9 10 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (3.53%) Hadoop
10 9 (3.18%) Ingres
10 9 (3.18%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 7 (2.47%) Oracle Discoverer
12 6 (2.12%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (1.41%) Big Data
14 4 (1.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (7.77%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.65%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (4.95%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.53%) Ant
5 9 (3.18%) Toad
6 7 (2.47%) JDeveloper
6 7 (2.47%) PowerBuilder
7 5 (1.77%) Maven
8 4 (1.41%) Gerrit
9 3 (1.06%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.06%) CA Gen
9 3 (1.06%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (0.71%) Bower
10 2 (0.71%) Gradle
10 2 (0.71%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.71%) JIRA
10 2 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.71%) Spinnaker
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.71%) WinRunner
General
1 54 (19.08%) Finance
2 18 (6.36%) Banking
3 10 (3.53%) Retail
4 7 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.71%) Back Office
5 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.35%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.35%) Automotive
6 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Local Government
6 1 (0.35%) Military
6 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (18.73%) Architect
2 50 (17.67%) Administrator
3 40 (14.13%) Developer
4 27 (9.54%) Consultant
4 27 (9.54%) DBA
4 27 (9.54%) Systems Administrator
5 24 (8.48%) Linux Administrator
6 22 (7.77%) Oracle DBA
7 21 (7.42%) Oracle Developer
8 20 (7.07%) Infrastructure Architect
9 17 (6.01%) Unix Administrator
10 16 (5.65%) Technical Architect
11 15 (5.30%) Analyst
12 14 (4.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 13 (4.59%) AIX Administrator
14 11 (3.89%) Unix Developer
15 10 (3.53%) Oracle Applications DBA
15 10 (3.53%) Technical Consultant
15 10 (3.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 9 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (21.55%) Middleware
2 23 (8.13%) Web Services
3 18 (6.36%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (6.01%) XML
5 13 (4.59%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (3.53%) LDAP
6 10 (3.53%) SAP Basis
6 10 (3.53%) SOAP
7 9 (3.18%) REST
8 7 (2.47%) JSON
8 7 (2.47%) SAML
9 6 (2.12%) IBM Integration Bus
9 6 (2.12%) J2EE
10 5 (1.77%) SAP PI
10 5 (1.77%) Software Packaging
11 4 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (1.41%) JSP
11 4 (1.41%) Oracle ADF
12 3 (1.06%) JSON Schema
12 3 (1.06%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (11.66%) Clustering
3 28 (9.89%) Data Centre
4 15 (5.30%) Replication
5 13 (4.59%) DataPower
6 12 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (2.83%) EMC VNX
9 7 (2.47%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (2.47%) Mainframe
10 6 (2.12%) Client/Server
10 6 (2.12%) EMC VMAX
11 5 (1.77%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.77%) HACMP
11 5 (1.77%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.41%) LPAR
12 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.41%) Public Cloud
13 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 192 (67.84%) Linux
2 142 (50.18%) Unix
3 126 (44.52%) Windows
4 91 (32.16%) Solaris
5 88 (31.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (14.13%) Windows Server
7 21 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (7.42%) Windows XP
8 16 (5.65%) CentOS
9 15 (5.30%) HPUX
10 13 (4.59%) Windows 10
11 12 (4.24%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (4.24%) SUSE
11 12 (4.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 10 (3.53%) zOS
13 8 (2.83%) Windows 2000
13 8 (2.83%) Windows NT
14 7 (2.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 7 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (2.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (13.07%) DevOps
2 33 (11.66%) ITIL
3 30 (10.60%) Configuration Management
3 30 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (10.25%) Migration
5 24 (8.48%) SOA
6 23 (8.13%) Project Management
7 19 (6.71%) CRM
8 17 (6.01%) Data Modelling
9 15 (5.30%) Analytics
9 15 (5.30%) Change Control
9 15 (5.30%) Service Management
9 15 (5.30%) Validation
10 14 (4.95%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (4.95%) Network Design
11 13 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (4.59%) Storage Management
11 13 (4.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (22.61%) SQL
2 49 (17.31%) Perl
3 45 (15.90%) Shell Script
4 32 (11.31%) Java
5 27 (9.54%) PL/SQL
5 27 (9.54%) Python
6 13 (4.59%) Bash Shell
6 13 (4.59%) Korn
6 13 (4.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 8 (2.83%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.47%) C
8 7 (2.47%) PHP
8 7 (2.47%) Ruby
9 6 (2.12%) C++
10 5 (1.77%) COBOL
10 5 (1.77%) Groovy
10 5 (1.77%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.06%) JCL
11 3 (1.06%) Jython
11 3 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 46 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 40 (14.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.12%) RHCE
4 5 (1.77%) MCSE
4 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.06%) Degree
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.71%) CCNA
7 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.71%) CISSP
7 2 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.71%) GCIH
7 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.71%) OCP
7 2 (0.71%) SANS
8 1 (0.35%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.06%) SLA
2 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.71%) SEPA
3 1 (0.35%) COBIT
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 44 (15.55%) Active Directory
2 38 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.42%) Docker
3 21 (7.42%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.01%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (4.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (4.95%) XenApp
6 13 (4.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 11 (3.89%) Firmware
7 11 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 8 (2.83%) NFS
10 7 (2.47%) vSphere
11 6 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.71%) PowerHA
12 2 (0.71%) Samba
12 2 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (9.89%) Ansible
2 24 (8.48%) Data Guard
3 19 (6.71%) Tivoli
4 18 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (6.36%) Puppet
5 11 (3.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (3.53%) NetBackup
6 10 (3.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (3.18%) Opsview
7 9 (3.18%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (2.83%) SCCM
9 6 (2.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (2.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 6 (2.12%) WSUS
10 5 (1.77%) Kubernetes
10 5 (1.77%) vCenter Server
11 4 (1.41%) CFEngine
11 4 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (1.41%) Netcool
11 4 (1.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 132 (46.64%) Oracle
2 87 (30.74%) IBM
3 68 (24.03%) Red Hat
4 64 (22.61%) VMware
5 36 (12.72%) HP
6 35 (12.37%) Microsoft
7 28 (9.89%) EMC
8 21 (7.42%) Citrix
8 21 (7.42%) Veritas
9 18 (6.36%) Siebel
10 17 (6.01%) 3PAR
10 17 (6.01%) SAP
11 16 (5.65%) Sun
12 13 (4.59%) Palo Alto
13 12 (4.24%) Informatica
14 10 (3.53%) Brocade
15 9 (3.18%) Dell
16 8 (2.83%) ArcSight
16 8 (2.83%) McAfee
16 8 (2.83%) MicroStrategy