Period
to 23 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 600 528 362
Rank change year-on-year -72 -166 -114
Contract jobs citing AIX 215 358 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.38% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.29% 1.82% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 222 374
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £305
90th Percentile £626 £538 £553
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
England median hourly rate £43.20 £31.00 £11.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.35% +176.17% -70.84%
10th Percentile £16.85 £30.50 £10.61
90th Percentile £51.93 £48.65 £11.84
UK median hourly rate £42.85 £31.00 £11.23
% change year-on-year +38.23% +176.17% -70.46%

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 16,655 19,624 17,896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.85% 20.83% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,605 12,328 11,332
England median daily rate £440 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £158 £185 £200
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 998 1,361 1,063
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.14% +1.85%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.17 £10.64
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019. 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 -43 89 £483 +13.53% 12
London +18 43 £525 +23.53% 2
North of England -30 28 £406 +4.84% 10
East of England +15 22 £418 -1.76% 2
Midlands +34 20 £425 +21.43% 2
North West 0 16 £400 -5.88% 5
West Midlands +29 15 £394 +8.62%
Yorkshire +19 12 £425 +13.33% 4
South West -30 9 £425 +10.39% 2
East Midlands +17 4 £425 +41.67% 2
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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.

1 169 (78.60%) Linux
2 114 (53.02%) Unix
3 101 (46.98%) Oracle
4 72 (33.49%) IBM
5 67 (31.16%) SQL
6 61 (28.37%) Solaris
7 55 (25.58%) Windows
7 55 (25.58%) Finance
8 54 (25.12%) Migration
9 53 (24.65%) Red Hat
9 53 (24.65%) Shell Script
9 53 (24.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 53 (24.65%) Oracle Database
10 51 (23.72%) Security Cleared
11 43 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
12 41 (19.07%) VMware
13 40 (18.60%) Middleware
13 40 (18.60%) SC Cleared
14 39 (18.14%) ITIL
15 38 (17.67%) Oracle BI EE
16 37 (17.21%) Oracle RAC
17 36 (16.74%) Load Balancing
18 35 (16.28%) PL/SQL
19 33 (15.35%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (14.42%) SAN
21 30 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
22 29 (13.49%) Change Management
23 28 (13.02%) Disaster Recovery
23 28 (13.02%) Relational Database
24 27 (12.56%) DevOps

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 26 (12.09%) WebSphere
2 25 (11.63%) Apache
3 20 (9.30%) WebLogic
4 18 (8.37%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.19%) JBoss
5 9 (4.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (3.26%) nginx
8 5 (2.33%) Commerce Server
8 5 (2.33%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.86%) NetWeaver
9 4 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.86%) SAP Portal
9 4 (1.86%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.40%) Confluence
10 3 (1.40%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.40%) SAS
11 2 (0.93%) IIS
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (8.84%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (8.37%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (8.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.40%) Maximo
3 3 (1.40%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.93%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.05%) IaaS
3 13 (6.05%) PaaS
4 7 (3.26%) SaaS
5 5 (2.33%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.40%) Office 365
7 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Route 53
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.42%) SAN
2 24 (11.16%) TCP/IP
3 19 (8.84%) Firewall
4 18 (8.37%) DNS
5 16 (7.44%) HTTP
6 11 (5.12%) SSL
7 8 (3.72%) FTP
8 6 (2.79%) DHCP
8 6 (2.79%) LAN
8 6 (2.79%) NAS
8 6 (2.79%) SSH
9 5 (2.33%) Internet
10 4 (1.86%) SMTP
10 4 (1.86%) WAN
11 3 (1.40%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.93%) Intranet
12 2 (0.93%) Wireless
13 1 (0.47%) DWDM
13 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.65%) Oracle Database
2 38 (17.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 28 (13.02%) Relational Database
4 24 (11.16%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (10.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (10.23%) SQL Server
7 21 (9.77%) DB2
7 21 (9.77%) Oracle Exadata
8 20 (9.30%) RDBMS
9 17 (7.91%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (3.26%) IBM InfoSphere
11 7 (3.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 7 (3.26%) Oracle Discoverer
12 6 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (2.33%) Ingres
13 5 (2.33%) SAP BW
13 5 (2.33%) SAP HANA
14 4 (1.86%) MySQL
15 3 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.26%) PowerBuilder
3 7 (3.26%) Toad
4 6 (2.79%) JIRA
5 3 (1.40%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.93%) Ant
6 2 (0.93%) JMeter
6 2 (0.93%) Maven
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.93%) Selenium
6 2 (0.93%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.47%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.47%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.47%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.47%) Zephyr
General
1 55 (25.58%) Finance
2 15 (6.98%) Banking
3 11 (5.12%) Retail
4 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (18.14%) Administrator
2 33 (15.35%) DBA
3 28 (13.02%) Consultant
4 26 (12.09%) Architect
5 25 (11.63%) Oracle DBA
6 17 (7.91%) Analyst
7 16 (7.44%) Developer
8 15 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.98%) Unix Administrator
9 11 (5.12%) Team Leader
10 10 (4.65%) Lead DevOps
11 9 (4.19%) Unix Engineer
12 8 (3.72%) AIX Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.72%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.72%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.26%) Oracle Developer
13 7 (3.26%) SC Cleared DBA
13 7 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.26%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.26%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.60%) Middleware
2 26 (12.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (5.12%) LDAP
4 7 (3.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (2.79%) JDBC
6 5 (2.33%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.86%) SAP PI
7 4 (1.86%) XML
8 3 (1.40%) JSON
8 3 (1.40%) SOAP
8 3 (1.40%) Spring
8 3 (1.40%) Web Services
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (0.93%) OSGi
9 2 (0.93%) Velocity
9 2 (0.93%) XSD
9 2 (0.93%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.70%) Management Information System
2 19 (8.84%) Clustering
2 19 (8.84%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.51%) Replication
4 13 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.58%) Public Cloud
6 9 (4.19%) HACMP
7 8 (3.72%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.72%) DataPower
7 8 (3.72%) EMC VMAX
7 8 (3.72%) LPAR
8 6 (2.79%) N-Tier
9 5 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.86%) HP Superdome
10 4 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.40%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.40%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.40%) Oracle Exalogic
12 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.93%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 169 (78.60%) Linux
2 114 (53.02%) Unix
3 61 (28.37%) Solaris
4 55 (25.58%) Windows
5 53 (24.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (10.23%) Oracle Linux
7 19 (8.84%) Windows Server
8 17 (7.91%) HPUX
9 12 (5.58%) SUSE
10 10 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 6 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.86%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.86%) zOS
14 3 (1.40%) CentOS
15 1 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.12%) Migration
2 43 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 39 (18.14%) ITIL
4 36 (16.74%) Load Balancing
5 33 (15.35%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (13.49%) Change Management
7 28 (13.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (12.56%) DevOps
9 26 (12.09%) CRM
10 21 (9.77%) Strategic Management
11 19 (8.84%) Incident Management
12 18 (8.37%) Configuration Management
12 18 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (7.91%) Coaching
14 16 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (6.98%) Project Management
16 14 (6.51%) Mentoring
17 13 (6.05%) Capacity Planning
18 12 (5.58%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (31.16%) SQL
2 53 (24.65%) Shell Script
3 35 (16.28%) PL/SQL
4 23 (10.70%) Perl
5 18 (8.37%) Python
6 16 (7.44%) Java
7 14 (6.51%) Bash Shell
8 13 (6.05%) Korn
9 5 (2.33%) C
9 5 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.93%) C++
10 2 (0.93%) Groovy
10 2 (0.93%) PHP
10 2 (0.93%) VB
10 2 (0.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (23.72%) Security Cleared
2 40 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.91%) DV Cleared
3 17 (7.91%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.26%) Degree
5 5 (2.33%) IBM Certification
6 3 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.47%) GCFA
7 1 (0.47%) GCFE
7 1 (0.47%) GIAC
7 1 (0.47%) GREM
7 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.47%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.47%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.33%) SLA
2 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 37 (17.21%) Oracle RAC
2 25 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.58%) Docker
4 9 (4.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (4.19%) vSphere
4 9 (4.19%) XenApp
5 8 (3.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (3.26%) NFS
6 7 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (2.79%) Ceph
7 6 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.33%) Firmware
8 5 (2.33%) Samba
8 5 (2.33%) SRDF
9 4 (1.86%) Active Directory
9 4 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.40%) PowerHA
10 3 (1.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (1.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (12.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (10.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 20 (9.30%) Ansible
4 18 (8.37%) Data Guard
5 16 (7.44%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.65%) Puppet
6 10 (4.65%) Tivoli
7 9 (4.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (3.26%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (3.26%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.79%) vCenter Server
9 6 (2.79%) vMotion
10 4 (1.86%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.86%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (1.86%) vRealize
10 4 (1.86%) yum
11 3 (1.40%) Nagios
12 2 (0.93%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.93%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 101 (46.98%) Oracle
2 72 (33.49%) IBM
3 53 (24.65%) Red Hat
4 41 (19.07%) VMware
5 27 (12.56%) Microsoft
6 23 (10.70%) Informatica
7 21 (9.77%) Veritas
8 19 (8.84%) EMC
9 17 (7.91%) HP
9 17 (7.91%) NetApp
10 14 (6.51%) Citrix
11 12 (5.58%) SAP
12 11 (5.12%) Cisco
13 9 (4.19%) Brocade
13 9 (4.19%) Google
14 8 (3.72%) F5
15 7 (3.26%) 3PAR
15 7 (3.26%) MicroStrategy
16 6 (2.79%) Sun
17 4 (1.86%) BMC