Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 616 402 612
Rank change year-on-year -214 +210 -21
Contract jobs citing AIX 109 71 201
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 1.48% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 38 113
10th Percentile £350 £339 £360
25th Percentile £405 £410 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £461 £450
Median % change year-on-year +6.23% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £575 £505 £500
90th Percentile £631 £538 £623
UK median daily rate £484 £469 £450
% change year-on-year +3.20% +4.17% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
10th Percentile " " £17.00
25th Percentile £62.50 £42.50 £30.88
Median hourly rate £75.00 £45.00 £43.20
Median % change year-on-year +66.67% +4.17% +39.35%
75th Percentile £87.50 £47.50 £48.88
90th Percentile " " £53.75
UK median hourly rate £75.00 £45.00 £43.20
% change year-on-year +66.67% +4.17% +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 9,987 4,807 16,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.63% 18.73% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,760 3,151 10,597
10th Percentile £166 £180 £150
25th Percentile £335 £319 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £538
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 248 997
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.62 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.88 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.41
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +9.16% -0.54%
75th Percentile £39.80 £38.38 £34.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £47.93 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +2.94%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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
South East -99 30 £498 +7.86% 5
London -177 28 £525 +8.19% 6
Midlands -60 17 £475 -5.00% 5
North of England -78 17 £381 -15.28% 6
North West -52 15 £375 -6.25% 3
West Midlands -56 11 £483 -3.50% 1
East Midlands -34 5 £458 - 4
South West -38 3 £625 - 1
Yorkshire -51 2 £438 -7.89% 3
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 92 (84.40%) Linux
2 58 (53.21%) Oracle
3 57 (52.29%) Unix
4 41 (37.61%) Windows
5 40 (36.70%) Migration
6 34 (31.19%) Oracle Database
7 31 (28.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (28.44%) Solaris
8 29 (26.61%) SQL
9 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
10 25 (22.94%) Security Cleared
11 24 (22.02%) SC Cleared
12 23 (21.10%) Azure
12 23 (21.10%) Social Skills
12 23 (21.10%) IBM
13 22 (20.18%) Red Hat
13 22 (20.18%) ITIL
13 22 (20.18%) Clustering
13 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (20.18%) Software Engineering
14 19 (17.43%) Finance
15 18 (16.51%) Data Centre
15 18 (16.51%) AWS
16 17 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
17 16 (14.68%) JIRA
18 15 (13.76%) VMware
18 15 (13.76%) Middleware
18 15 (13.76%) Active Directory
18 15 (13.76%) Ansible
18 15 (13.76%) Process Improvement

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 14 (12.84%) SAS
2 13 (11.93%) Confluence
3 11 (10.09%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.26%) WebSphere
5 8 (7.34%) WebLogic
6 7 (6.42%) WebLogic Portal
7 6 (5.50%) SAP Portal
8 4 (3.67%) JBoss
8 4 (3.67%) NetWeaver
9 3 (2.75%) Apache
10 2 (1.83%) CICS
11 1 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.92%) IIS
11 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.83%) BASE24
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.10%) Azure
2 18 (16.51%) AWS
3 8 (7.34%) SaaS
4 7 (6.42%) IaaS
4 7 (6.42%) PaaS
5 4 (3.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 4 (3.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 4 (3.67%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (3.67%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.75%) GCP
7 2 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.92%) Apigee
8 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.92%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) Firewall
2 11 (10.09%) DNS
3 9 (8.26%) DHCP
4 8 (7.34%) SAN
5 6 (5.50%) SSL
5 6 (5.50%) VPN
6 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.59%) WAN
7 4 (3.67%) MPLS
7 4 (3.67%) PBX
7 4 (3.67%) SD-WAN
7 4 (3.67%) Skype
7 4 (3.67%) VoIP
7 4 (3.67%) Wireless
8 3 (2.75%) VSAN
9 2 (1.83%) HTTP
9 2 (1.83%) IPv4
10 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.19%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 12 (11.01%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (10.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 9 (8.26%) DB2
6 8 (7.34%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
7 7 (6.42%) OLAP
7 7 (6.42%) OLAP Cube
7 7 (6.42%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (5.50%) Base SAS
8 6 (5.50%) MySQL
8 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (5.50%) SAP BW
9 5 (4.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (4.59%) Big Data
9 5 (4.59%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (4.59%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 4 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) JIRA
2 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.59%) GitLab
4 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.75%) Selenium
5 3 (2.75%) TestLink
6 2 (1.83%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.92%) AppScan
7 1 (0.92%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.92%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (21.10%) Social Skills
2 19 (17.43%) Finance
3 11 (10.09%) Public Sector
4 9 (8.26%) Banking
5 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.50%) Retail
7 2 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.92%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Law
8 1 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (18.35%) Architect
2 14 (12.84%) Administrator
2 14 (12.84%) Software Engineer
3 11 (10.09%) Consultant
4 9 (8.26%) Unix Administrator
5 8 (7.34%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 6 (5.50%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (4.59%) Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) DBA
7 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.67%) AIX Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (3.67%) Migration Architect
8 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) Middleware
2 10 (9.17%) LDAP
2 10 (9.17%) SAP Basis
3 6 (5.50%) SAP PI
3 6 (5.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (4.59%) Kafka
5 4 (3.67%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.83%) .NET
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.83%) Web Services
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.92%) Java EE
7 1 (0.92%) OAuth
7 1 (0.92%) OpenID
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.92%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.92%) SAML
7 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.18%) Clustering
2 18 (16.51%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.17%) PKI
4 6 (5.50%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.75%) CMDB
6 3 (2.75%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.75%) Replication
6 3 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.92%) FMCG
7 1 (0.92%) IBM Storwize
7 1 (0.92%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 92 (84.40%) Linux
2 57 (52.29%) Unix
3 41 (37.61%) Windows
4 31 (28.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (28.44%) Solaris
5 12 (11.01%) HPUX
6 10 (9.17%) Windows Server
7 8 (7.34%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (7.34%) SUSE
8 6 (5.50%) CentOS
9 5 (4.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (4.59%) zOS
10 4 (3.67%) OpenVMS
11 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.92%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.92%) Debian
12 1 (0.92%) Slackware
12 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.70%) Migration
2 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.18%) ITIL
2 22 (20.18%) Software Engineering
3 17 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (13.76%) Process Improvement
5 13 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (10.09%) DevOps
7 10 (9.17%) Problem Management
8 9 (8.26%) Scrum
8 9 (8.26%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.34%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.34%) CRM
9 8 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (7.34%) OO
10 7 (6.42%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.42%) Requirements Gathering
10 7 (6.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (6.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.61%) SQL
2 14 (12.84%) Python
3 13 (11.93%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.09%) Java
5 10 (9.17%) Perl
6 7 (6.42%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.59%) SAS Macro
8 4 (3.67%) C
8 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.75%) C++
10 2 (1.83%) Ada
10 2 (1.83%) C#
10 2 (1.83%) COBOL
10 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.83%) Natural
11 1 (0.92%) Tcl
11 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (22.94%) Security Cleared
2 24 (22.02%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) Degree
3 4 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.75%) CISSP
5 2 (1.83%) IIBA
6 1 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.92%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.92%) PMP
6 1 (0.92%) RHCE
6 1 (0.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) COBIT
1 4 (3.67%) GDPR
1 4 (3.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.83%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.92%) FISMA
3 1 (0.92%) NIST
System Software
1 15 (13.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.26%) Docker
3 7 (6.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (3.67%) vSphere
6 3 (2.75%) Firmware
6 3 (2.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.92%) GPFS
7 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.92%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.92%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.92%) Squid
7 1 (0.92%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.92%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (13.76%) Ansible
2 10 (9.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (8.26%) Data Guard
3 9 (8.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (7.34%) Tivoli
5 7 (6.42%) SCCM
6 6 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (5.50%) Terraform
7 5 (4.59%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 5 (4.59%) CA Wily
7 5 (4.59%) Kubernetes
8 4 (3.67%) NetBackup
8 4 (3.67%) Packer
8 4 (3.67%) vRealize
9 3 (2.75%) HP ALM
9 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (2.75%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (2.75%) PowerCLI
9 3 (2.75%) SCOM
9 3 (2.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 58 (53.21%) Oracle
2 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
3 23 (21.10%) IBM
4 22 (20.18%) Red Hat
5 15 (13.76%) VMware
6 13 (11.93%) SAP
7 11 (10.09%) Informatica
8 10 (9.17%) HP
9 8 (7.34%) Cisco
10 7 (6.42%) Citrix
10 7 (6.42%) EMC
11 5 (4.59%) Qualys
11 5 (4.59%) Veritas
12 4 (3.67%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.67%) PlateSpin
12 4 (3.67%) Snow
12 4 (3.67%) Software AG
12 4 (3.67%) VirtaMove
12 4 (3.67%) Zerto
13 3 (2.75%) Intel