Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 496 525 623
Rank change year-on-year +29 +98 -96
Contract jobs citing AIX 112 93 211
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.56% 1.00% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 110
10th Percentile £325 £370 £363
25th Percentile £362 £412 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £481 £455
Median % change year-on-year -9.00% +5.77% +10.30%
75th Percentile £500 £507 £562
90th Percentile £587 £579 £635
UK median daily rate £450 £470 £475
% change year-on-year -4.26% -1.05% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Median hourly rate £60.00 £18.50 £43.20
Median % change year-on-year +224.32% -57.18% +39.35%
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £18.50 £43.20
% change year-on-year +224.32% -57.18% +39.35%

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 7,159 9,258 17,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.11% 20.04% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,720 6,054 11,110
10th Percentile £185 £145 £160
25th Percentile £327 £263 £318
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £440
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +0.57%
75th Percentile £544 £530 £540
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 700 966
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.63 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.68 £13.69 £13.00
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.42 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.99% +2.49% -
75th Percentile £43.00 £21.44 £29.50
90th Percentile £57.78 £47.26 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £17.76 £17.50 £16.95
% change year-on-year +1.49% +3.24% +2.73%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AIX in England

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AIX in England.

Daily rate trend for AIX in England

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AIX in England over the 6 months to 11 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AIX in England

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AIX in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 11 May 2021. 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
London +6 32 £465 +2.42% 6
Midlands +36 26 £400 -8.57% 4
South East +4 24 £500 +2.56% 2
North of England +51 21 £388 +5.30% 7
West Midlands +10 17 £362 +3.43% 2
North West +24 13 £419 +13.79% 2
East Midlands +24 9 £413 -8.33% 2
North East - 4 £444 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £300 - 4
South West +42 2 £225 -
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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 73 (65.18%) Linux
2 53 (47.32%) Unix
3 51 (45.54%) Oracle
4 45 (40.18%) Migration
5 41 (36.61%) Security Cleared
6 34 (30.36%) SC Cleared
7 28 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (22.32%) SQL
8 25 (22.32%) Solaris
8 25 (22.32%) IBM
8 25 (22.32%) Oracle Database
9 24 (21.43%) Clustering
10 23 (20.54%) Azure
11 21 (18.75%) Windows
12 20 (17.86%) Data Centre
13 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (16.07%) Red Hat
14 18 (16.07%) Social Skills
15 17 (15.18%) VMware
15 17 (15.18%) ITIL
15 17 (15.18%) AWS
16 16 (14.29%) Software Engineering
16 16 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (13.39%) Ansible
17 15 (13.39%) Informatica
18 14 (12.50%) SAN
18 14 (12.50%) Finance
19 12 (10.71%) Python
19 12 (10.71%) Bash Shell

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 8 (7.14%) SAS
2 7 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.46%) SAP Portal
3 5 (4.46%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.57%) Confluence
4 4 (3.57%) JBoss
4 4 (3.57%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.79%) Apache
5 2 (1.79%) IIS
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.54%) Azure
2 17 (15.18%) AWS
3 5 (4.46%) OpenShift
3 5 (4.46%) PaaS
4 4 (3.57%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 4 (3.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 4 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.57%) IaaS
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (3.57%) SaaS
5 2 (1.79%) GitHub
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.89%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.50%) SAN
2 10 (8.93%) DNS
3 9 (8.04%) DHCP
4 5 (4.46%) Wireless
5 4 (3.57%) Firewall
5 4 (3.57%) MPLS
5 4 (3.57%) PBX
5 4 (3.57%) SD-WAN
5 4 (3.57%) Skype
5 4 (3.57%) VoIP
5 4 (3.57%) VPN
5 4 (3.57%) WAN
6 3 (2.68%) NAS
6 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.68%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.89%) Connectrix
7 1 (0.89%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.32%) Oracle Database
2 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.04%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (4.46%) Big Data
5 5 (4.46%) DB2
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (4.46%) SAP BW
5 5 (4.46%) SAS EBI
6 4 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.57%) MS Access
6 4 (3.57%) MySQL
6 4 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.57%) Qlik Sense
6 4 (3.57%) SAP HANA
7 3 (2.68%) Base SAS
7 3 (2.68%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.46%) JIRA
3 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.79%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.89%) Ant
5 1 (0.89%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.89%) JMeter
5 1 (0.89%) JProfiler
5 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.89%) Maven
5 1 (0.89%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.89%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.89%) YourKit
General
1 18 (16.07%) Social Skills
2 14 (12.50%) Finance
3 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 7 (6.25%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.46%) Retail
5 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.68%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (0.89%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.89%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (14.29%) Architect
2 14 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
3 12 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 11 (9.82%) Administrator
4 11 (9.82%) Consultant
5 10 (8.93%) Unix Administrator
6 9 (8.04%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.14%) AIX Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.36%) Data Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.46%) Designer
9 5 (4.46%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 5 (4.46%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (3.57%) AIX Consultant
10 4 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Designer
10 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.57%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) SAP Basis
2 7 (6.25%) LDAP
3 5 (4.46%) Middleware
3 5 (4.46%) SAP PI
4 3 (2.68%) Web Services
5 2 (1.79%) .NET
5 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.79%) JDBC
5 2 (1.79%) ODBC
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.79%) REST
6 1 (0.89%) Java EE
6 1 (0.89%) JSON
6 1 (0.89%) SOAP
6 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.43%) Clustering
2 20 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.04%) LPAR
4 7 (6.25%) PKI
5 4 (3.57%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.79%) HACMP
7 2 (1.79%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.89%) CMDB
8 1 (0.89%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 73 (65.18%) Linux
2 53 (47.32%) Unix
3 28 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (22.32%) Solaris
5 21 (18.75%) Windows
6 10 (8.93%) HPUX
6 10 (8.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 9 (8.04%) SUSE
8 8 (7.14%) Windows Server
9 7 (6.25%) CentOS
10 5 (4.46%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.89%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.89%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.89%) VMS
12 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) Migration
2 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.18%) ITIL
4 16 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.04%) Change Management
5 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (8.04%) Runbook
6 8 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (6.25%) ETL
7 7 (6.25%) High Availability
7 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.25%) Storage Management
7 7 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (5.36%) Process Improvement
8 6 (5.36%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (4.46%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) SQL
2 12 (10.71%) Bash Shell
2 12 (10.71%) Python
3 9 (8.04%) Perl
4 8 (7.14%) Java
5 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.46%) AWK
7 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.57%) VBA
8 2 (1.79%) Ada
8 2 (1.79%) C
8 2 (1.79%) C#
9 1 (0.89%) COBOL
9 1 (0.89%) Korn
9 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.89%) R
9 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (36.61%) Security Cleared
2 34 (30.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.89%) Degree
3 1 (0.89%) IIBA
3 1 (0.89%) ISEB
3 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.89%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) PCI DSS
1 6 (5.36%) QA
2 5 (4.46%) SLA
3 4 (3.57%) COBIT
3 4 (3.57%) GDPR
4 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) Docker
1 10 (8.93%) GPFS
2 9 (8.04%) PowerHA
3 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.46%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.68%) Veritas File System
6 3 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.79%) Firmware
7 2 (1.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.79%) vSphere
8 1 (0.89%) Gluster
8 1 (0.89%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.89%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) Ansible
2 11 (9.82%) Puppet
3 7 (6.25%) BladeLogic
4 6 (5.36%) Kubernetes
4 6 (5.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (4.46%) Data Guard
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (4.46%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (2.68%) SCCM
6 3 (2.68%) SCOM
6 3 (2.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.68%) yum
7 2 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.89%) EMC TimeFinder
8 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.89%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 51 (45.54%) Oracle
2 25 (22.32%) IBM
3 18 (16.07%) Red Hat
4 17 (15.18%) VMware
5 15 (13.39%) Informatica
6 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
7 10 (8.93%) HP
7 10 (8.93%) SAP
8 6 (5.36%) Cisco
9 5 (4.46%) Citrix
9 5 (4.46%) Veritas
10 4 (3.57%) BMC
10 4 (3.57%) Software AG
11 3 (2.68%) Dell
11 3 (2.68%) Remedy
12 2 (1.79%) EMC
12 2 (1.79%) McAfee
12 2 (1.79%) NetApp
12 2 (1.79%) Qualys
12 2 (1.79%) Sun