Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 626 473 299
Rank change year-on-year -153 -174 -6
Contract jobs citing AIX 204 427 738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.47% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 2.24% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 235 461
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £316 £300
90th Percentile £638 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
England median hourly rate £26.00 £45.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.22% +23.29% -1.35%
10th Percentile £22.40 £42.50 £29.74
90th Percentile £35.20 £47.50 £44.95
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £45.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -42.22% +23.29% -1.35%

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 18,794 19,061 18,917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.92% 20.82% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,779 12,303 12,002
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £163 £170 £200
90th Percentile £613 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,201 1,152 1,137
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -2.02%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £45.04
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.11% +5.64% -0.48%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -36 68 £519 +25.76% 9
North of England -100 36 £375 -6.25% 6
South West -9 35 £588 +51.61% 4
London -71 33 £450 -5.26% 6
Yorkshire -2 23 £375 -1.64% 4
Midlands -28 18 £430 +20.99% 5
West Midlands -35 13 £595 +53.05% 4
East of England -15 12 £450 +5.88% 3
North West -54 12 £393 -9.77% 2
East Midlands -5 5 £320 -1.54% 1
North East -44 1 - -
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 127 (62.25%) Linux
2 103 (50.49%) Unix
3 96 (47.06%) Oracle
4 73 (35.78%) Windows
5 61 (29.90%) Solaris
6 58 (28.43%) IBM
7 53 (25.98%) Middleware
8 51 (25.00%) SQL
9 48 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 44 (21.57%) Oracle Database
11 43 (21.08%) VMware
12 35 (17.16%) Red Hat
12 35 (17.16%) Active Directory
12 35 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
13 33 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (15.69%) Finance
14 32 (15.69%) Security Cleared
15 31 (15.20%) Microsoft
15 31 (15.20%) Windows Server
16 30 (14.71%) SAN
16 30 (14.71%) Migration
17 28 (13.73%) Java
18 27 (13.24%) Shell Script
18 27 (13.24%) Firewall
18 27 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
19 26 (12.75%) SC Cleared
19 26 (12.75%) Clustering
19 26 (12.75%) ITIL
20 23 (11.27%) WebLogic
20 23 (11.27%) 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 23 (11.27%) WebLogic
2 17 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 14 (6.86%) Apache
4 12 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (4.90%) MS Exchange
6 9 (4.41%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.92%) MQSeries
8 7 (3.43%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (3.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.94%) NetWeaver
10 5 (2.45%) JBoss
10 5 (2.45%) SAP Portal
11 4 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.47%) IIS
12 3 (1.47%) Mule
12 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.47%) Site Server
13 2 (0.98%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.49%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 7 (3.43%) Oracle Utilities
1 7 (3.43%) Siebel CRM
2 5 (2.45%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.45%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (2.45%) Temenos T24
3 4 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.98%) Actimize
5 2 (0.98%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.88%) IaaS
3 12 (5.88%) PaaS
3 12 (5.88%) SaaS
4 8 (3.92%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.98%) Office 365
8 1 (0.49%) GitHub
8 1 (0.49%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.71%) SAN
2 27 (13.24%) Firewall
3 13 (6.37%) DNS
4 10 (4.90%) DHCP
5 9 (4.41%) SSH
6 8 (3.92%) NAS
7 7 (3.43%) Kerberos
7 7 (3.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.94%) HTTP
9 4 (1.96%) LAN
9 4 (1.96%) SSL
9 4 (1.96%) WAN
10 3 (1.47%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.98%) FTP
11 2 (0.98%) SMS
11 2 (0.98%) SNMP
12 1 (0.49%) DMZ
12 1 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.49%) Skype
12 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.57%) Oracle Database
2 17 (8.33%) DB2
2 17 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 15 (7.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 15 (7.35%) RDBMS
5 12 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (4.90%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.92%) MySQL
7 8 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.43%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (3.43%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.94%) Ingres
9 6 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.45%) SAP BW
11 4 (1.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 14 (6.86%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.92%) Gerrit
3 8 (3.92%) Toad
4 7 (3.43%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (3.43%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (2.45%) ProC
6 4 (1.96%) JIRA
6 4 (1.96%) Maven
7 3 (1.47%) Ant
8 2 (0.98%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.98%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.49%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.49%) Bower
9 1 (0.49%) Gradle
9 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.49%) Spinnaker
General
1 32 (15.69%) Finance
2 11 (5.39%) Banking
2 11 (5.39%) Retail
3 8 (3.92%) Military
4 4 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.47%) Electronics
5 3 (1.47%) Marketing
6 2 (0.98%) Back Office
6 2 (0.98%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (29.90%) Architect
2 38 (18.63%) Administrator
3 27 (13.24%) Developer
4 21 (10.29%) Consultant
5 20 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (8.82%) Technical Architect
7 15 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (6.37%) AIX Administrator
9 13 (6.37%) DBA
9 13 (6.37%) Oracle Developer
9 13 (6.37%) Unix Administrator
10 12 (5.88%) Analyst
11 11 (5.39%) Oracle DBA
12 10 (4.90%) AIX Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.90%) Exchange Architect
12 10 (4.90%) SAP Consultant
13 9 (4.41%) Azure Architect
13 9 (4.41%) SAP Basis Consultant
14 8 (3.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.98%) Middleware
2 13 (6.37%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (6.37%) Web Services
3 12 (5.88%) SAP Basis
3 12 (5.88%) XML
4 10 (4.90%) REST
4 10 (4.90%) SOAP
5 8 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (3.43%) SAML
7 5 (2.45%) J2EE
7 5 (2.45%) JSON
8 4 (1.96%) Java SE
8 4 (1.96%) LDAP
8 4 (1.96%) SAP PI
9 3 (1.47%) HTML
9 3 (1.47%) Java EE
9 3 (1.47%) OAuth
9 3 (1.47%) Spring
9 3 (1.47%) WSDL
9 3 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.75%) Clustering
2 21 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.31%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.84%) Public Cloud
5 13 (6.37%) DataPower
6 12 (5.88%) Replication
7 11 (5.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (3.92%) EMC VNX
9 7 (3.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (3.43%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (2.94%) Mainframe
10 6 (2.94%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.47%) Cloud Native
12 3 (1.47%) CMDB
12 3 (1.47%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.98%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 127 (62.25%) Linux
2 103 (50.49%) Unix
3 73 (35.78%) Windows
4 61 (29.90%) Solaris
5 48 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (15.20%) Windows Server
7 14 (6.86%) SUSE
8 12 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (4.90%) HPUX
10 9 (4.41%) zOS
11 7 (3.43%) CentOS
12 5 (2.45%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (2.45%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.96%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.47%) MVS
14 3 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.98%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.49%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (14.71%) Migration
3 26 (12.75%) ITIL
4 23 (11.27%) DevOps
5 21 (10.29%) Service Management
6 20 (9.80%) Load Balancing
7 15 (7.35%) Data Protection
7 15 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (6.86%) Data Modelling
8 14 (6.86%) Project Management
9 13 (6.37%) Configuration Management
9 13 (6.37%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (5.88%) SOA
11 11 (5.39%) CRM
11 11 (5.39%) Network Design
11 11 (5.39%) Presales
11 11 (5.39%) Storage Management
12 10 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (4.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.00%) SQL
2 28 (13.73%) Java
3 27 (13.24%) Shell Script
4 17 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 16 (7.84%) Perl
6 8 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.43%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 6 (2.94%) Korn
9 5 (2.45%) Python
10 4 (1.96%) COBOL
10 4 (1.96%) Groovy
11 3 (1.47%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.47%) XPath
12 2 (0.98%) JCL
12 2 (0.98%) Jython
12 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.49%) Dart
13 1 (0.49%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.41%) MCSE
3 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.96%) IBM Certification
5 3 (1.47%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.47%) Degree
5 3 (1.47%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.49%) CCNA
7 1 (0.49%) CCNP
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) OCP
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.47%) QA
1 3 (1.47%) RMADS
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.49%) COBIT
3 1 (0.49%) GDPR
3 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (17.16%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.82%) Docker
4 13 (6.37%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (5.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (4.90%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (3.92%) XenApp
8 6 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.96%) vSphere
10 3 (1.47%) Samba
10 3 (1.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.98%) Firmware
11 2 (0.98%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.49%) NFS
12 1 (0.49%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (9.80%) Data Guard
2 19 (9.31%) Ansible
3 12 (5.88%) Puppet
4 11 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (5.39%) Tivoli
5 10 (4.90%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (4.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (3.92%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.94%) Opsview
8 6 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (2.94%) WSUS
9 5 (2.45%) SCCM
10 4 (1.96%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 2 (0.98%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.98%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.98%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 96 (47.06%) Oracle
2 58 (28.43%) IBM
3 43 (21.08%) VMware
4 35 (17.16%) Red Hat
5 31 (15.20%) Microsoft
6 21 (10.29%) SAP
7 16 (7.84%) Veritas
8 14 (6.86%) HP
9 12 (5.88%) Citrix
9 12 (5.88%) EMC
10 11 (5.39%) Dell
11 9 (4.41%) Cisco
12 7 (3.43%) Brocade
12 7 (3.43%) Google
12 7 (3.43%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (3.43%) Siebel
13 6 (2.94%) Fujitsu
13 6 (2.94%) Isilon
13 6 (2.94%) Remedy
13 6 (2.94%) ServiceNow