Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 273 298
Rank change year-on-year -136 +25 +90
Contract jobs citing AIX 532 932 835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.95% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.68% 4.44% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 576 468
England median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -5.94% -
10th Percentile £305 £264 £313
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £390 £423
% change year-on-year +2.56% -7.69% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 17
England median hourly rate - £36.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.10% +10.53%
UK median hourly rate - £36.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +10.53%

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 19845 21014 22456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.92% 21.49% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12771 13399 13356
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £569
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1202 1188 1828
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.93%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.31
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.76%

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 23 November 2017.

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
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 23 November 2017. 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
North of England -71 181 £375 +7.14% 6
London -74 133 £475 +11.76% 6
South East -41 116 £413 -5.17% 4
North West -25 84 £425 - 4
North East -5 81 £330 +5.77%
Midlands +31 60 £375 +6.76% 4
West Midlands +26 36 £475 +26.67% 2
East Midlands +5 23 £320 -2.29% 2
East of England -31 20 £520 +40.54% 2
South West -11 18 £410 +9.33% 2
Yorkshire -24 16 £381 -10.29% 2
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for AIX.

1 400 (75.19%) Linux
2 316 (59.40%) Unix
3 273 (51.32%) Solaris
4 249 (46.80%) Oracle
5 178 (33.46%) Security Cleared
6 173 (32.52%) Red Hat
7 168 (31.58%) IBM
8 156 (29.32%) Windows
9 152 (28.57%) SAN
9 152 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 134 (25.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 119 (22.37%) Shell Script
12 105 (19.74%) Finance
12 105 (19.74%) Data Centre
13 102 (19.17%) Migration
14 99 (18.61%) HP
15 95 (17.86%) Firewall
16 90 (16.92%) Veritas
16 90 (16.92%) HPUX
17 89 (16.73%) VMware
18 88 (16.54%) JBoss
19 87 (16.35%) WebLogic
19 87 (16.35%) ITIL
20 83 (15.60%) Cisco
21 82 (15.41%) SUSE
21 82 (15.41%) Puppet
22 78 (14.66%) Oracle Database
23 74 (13.91%) Clustering
24 70 (13.16%) SQL
24 70 (13.16%) WebSphere

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 88 (16.54%) JBoss
2 87 (16.35%) WebLogic
3 70 (13.16%) WebSphere
4 68 (12.78%) Tomcat
5 63 (11.84%) Apache
6 49 (9.21%) iPlanet
7 47 (8.83%) Oracle Application Server
8 32 (6.02%) OpenStack
9 24 (4.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 20 (3.76%) MQSeries
11 16 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (2.26%) SharePoint
13 11 (2.07%) WebLogic Portal
14 10 (1.88%) Oracle Service Bus
15 9 (1.69%) FileNet
15 9 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
17 7 (1.32%) Mule
18 5 (0.94%) Liferay
18 5 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (4.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 16 (3.01%) Oracle Utilities
3 13 (2.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 10 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (1.50%) Siebel CRM
6 6 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.38%) Actimize
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.19%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.76%) IaaS
3 18 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.69%) SaaS
6 7 (1.32%) PaaS
7 5 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.94%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 152 (28.57%) SAN
2 95 (17.86%) Firewall
3 67 (12.59%) TCP/IP
4 44 (8.27%) DNS
5 31 (5.83%) LDAP
6 28 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
6 28 (5.26%) NAS
7 26 (4.89%) SSL
8 22 (4.14%) WAN
9 17 (3.20%) Network Security
10 15 (2.82%) FCoE
10 15 (2.82%) iSCSI
11 11 (2.07%) SSH
12 9 (1.69%) HTTP
12 9 (1.69%) Internet
13 8 (1.50%) SMS
13 8 (1.50%) X.21
14 6 (1.13%) VLAN
15 5 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
15 5 (0.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (14.66%) Oracle Database
2 29 (5.45%) DB2
3 26 (4.89%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.14%) RDBMS
4 22 (4.14%) SQL Server
5 19 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 15 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.07%) SQLPlus
8 10 (1.88%) Oracle Exadata
9 9 (1.69%) Big Data
10 8 (1.50%) MySQL
11 7 (1.32%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.94%) DbVisualizer
13 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
14 4 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (3.01%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.69%) JMeter
2 9 (1.69%) LoadRunner
2 9 (1.69%) ProC
3 7 (1.32%) Maven
4 6 (1.13%) AppScan
5 5 (0.94%) The Grinder
6 4 (0.75%) Selenium
6 4 (0.75%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.56%) Codeship
7 3 (0.56%) JIRA
7 3 (0.56%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.38%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.38%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.38%) GitLab
9 1 (0.19%) Introscope
9 1 (0.19%) JUnit
9 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 105 (19.74%) Finance
2 67 (12.59%) Banking
3 21 (3.95%) Investment Banking
4 15 (2.82%) Retail
5 10 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.50%) Electronics
6 8 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.50%) Marketing
7 7 (1.32%) Games
8 5 (0.94%) Legal
9 3 (0.56%) Local Government
10 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) International Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
2 73 (13.72%) Administrator
3 64 (12.03%) AIX Engineer
4 51 (9.59%) Architect
5 45 (8.46%) Consultant
6 42 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 39 (7.33%) Unix Administrator
8 36 (6.77%) Solaris Engineer
9 32 (6.02%) Developer
10 30 (5.64%) DBA
11 28 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
12 27 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
12 27 (5.08%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 24 (4.51%) Backup Engineer
13 24 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
13 24 (4.51%) Storage Engineer
14 23 (4.32%) Unix Systems Engineer
15 21 (3.95%) AIX Administrator
15 21 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
16 20 (3.76%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.15%) J2EE
2 50 (9.40%) Middleware
3 22 (4.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (3.20%) XML
5 16 (3.01%) Web Services
6 15 (2.82%) HTML
7 13 (2.44%) SOAP
7 13 (2.44%) Software Packaging
8 12 (2.26%) JSON
9 11 (2.07%) jQuery
10 10 (1.88%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (1.69%) Java EE
11 9 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (1.69%) XSLT
12 8 (1.50%) HTML5
12 8 (1.50%) REST
13 7 (1.32%) JSON Schema
13 7 (1.32%) OAuth
13 7 (1.32%) Spring Boot
13 7 (1.32%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 105 (19.74%) Data Centre
2 74 (13.91%) Clustering
3 43 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (6.58%) Replication
5 17 (3.20%) Private Cloud
6 15 (2.82%) HACMP
7 12 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 12 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.26%) SWIFT
8 11 (2.07%) EMC VNX
8 11 (2.07%) iSeries
9 9 (1.69%) HP Storage
10 7 (1.32%) DataPower
10 7 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
10 7 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.32%) LPAR
10 7 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.13%) Grid Computing
12 5 (0.94%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 400 (75.19%) Linux
2 316 (59.40%) Unix
3 273 (51.32%) Solaris
4 156 (29.32%) Windows
5 134 (25.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 90 (16.92%) HPUX
7 82 (15.41%) SUSE
8 32 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (5.26%) Windows Server
10 22 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (3.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 15 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
13 13 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.94%) Android
14 5 (0.94%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.94%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (0.94%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.75%) Debian
15 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (19.17%) Migration
2 87 (16.35%) ITIL
3 62 (11.65%) DevOps
3 62 (11.65%) High Availability
4 61 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (10.90%) Load Balancing
6 44 (8.27%) Performance Tuning
7 33 (6.20%) Change Management
8 31 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 26 (4.89%) SDLC
11 24 (4.51%) OO
12 22 (4.14%) Performance Monitoring
13 19 (3.57%) Service Delivery
14 17 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (3.20%) Unit Testing
14 17 (3.20%) Validation
15 16 (3.01%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (3.01%) Workflow
16 15 (2.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (22.37%) Shell Script
2 70 (13.16%) SQL
3 68 (12.78%) Perl
4 66 (12.41%) Java
5 64 (12.03%) Korn
6 45 (8.46%) Bash Shell
7 39 (7.33%) Python
8 25 (4.70%) JavaScript
8 25 (4.70%) PL/SQL
9 22 (4.14%) C-shell
10 21 (3.95%) C
11 20 (3.76%) Ruby
12 11 (2.07%) C++
13 10 (1.88%) VBScript
14 8 (1.50%) PHP
15 7 (1.32%) Groovy
15 7 (1.32%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.32%) XPath
16 6 (1.13%) AWK
17 4 (0.75%) Jython
Qualifications
1 178 (33.46%) Security Cleared
2 152 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.32%) Degree
5 6 (1.13%) CISSP
6 5 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.75%) IBM Certification
7 4 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.75%) RHCE
8 3 (0.56%) CISM
9 2 (0.38%) CISA
9 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.19%) CCNA
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) ISEB
10 1 (0.19%) MCP
10 1 (0.19%) MCSE
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.19%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.20%) SLA
2 9 (1.69%) QA
3 6 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.13%) SEPA
4 5 (0.94%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (11.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (6.95%) Oracle RAC
2 37 (6.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 31 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.45%) KVM
5 27 (5.08%) Samba
6 25 (4.70%) Active Directory
7 20 (3.76%) Oracle Clusterware
8 15 (2.82%) PowerHA
9 14 (2.63%) Docker
10 13 (2.44%) vSphere
11 12 (2.26%) SRDF
12 11 (2.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (1.88%) Firmware
13 10 (1.88%) GPFS
13 10 (1.88%) NFS
13 10 (1.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 10 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (1.32%) Veritas File System
15 5 (0.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 82 (15.41%) Puppet
2 67 (12.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 48 (9.02%) NetBackup
4 36 (6.77%) EMC NetWorker
5 31 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (5.26%) Tivoli
7 27 (5.08%) HP Data Protector
8 22 (4.14%) Ansible
8 22 (4.14%) BladeLogic
9 19 (3.57%) Backup Exec
10 17 (3.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 12 (2.26%) Data Guard
11 12 (2.26%) OpenView
12 11 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
14 8 (1.50%) Oracle Identity Management
15 7 (1.32%) EMC TimeFinder
15 7 (1.32%) NetApp OnCommand
16 6 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 6 (1.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 249 (46.80%) Oracle
2 173 (32.52%) Red Hat
3 168 (31.58%) IBM
4 99 (18.61%) HP
5 90 (16.92%) Veritas
6 89 (16.73%) VMware
7 83 (15.60%) Cisco
8 68 (12.78%) EMC
9 60 (11.28%) Sun
10 42 (7.89%) F5
11 39 (7.33%) Brocade
12 29 (5.45%) Microsoft
12 29 (5.45%) Symantec
13 26 (4.89%) PlateSpin
13 26 (4.89%) SAP
14 21 (3.95%) Siebel
15 17 (3.20%) NetApp
15 17 (3.20%) Veeam
16 13 (2.44%) Axway
16 13 (2.44%) Informatica