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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 256 316
Rank change year-on-year -100 +60  
Contract jobs citing AIX 233 466 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.93% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.71% 4.37% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 307 146
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 15
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -1.28%  

AIX is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8593 10653 10722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.47% 21.32% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5513 6694 6130
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 642 909
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing AIX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +8 91 £475 +15.85% 15
London -68 72 £425 +3.65% 11
North West -4 38 £395 -7.05% 1
South West +12 14 £455 +10.36% 1
East of England -10 5 £395 +5.33% 2
North East -29 5 £544 +84.32%
West Midlands 0 3 £441 +17.66%
East Midlands -30 2 £388 -3.12% 2
Midlands +8 1 £300 -
Yorkshire -3 1 £360 -18.82% 1
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 483 (81.59%) Linux
2 358 (60.47%) Unix
3 255 (43.07%) Windows
3 255 (43.07%) Oracle
4 209 (35.30%) IBM
5 153 (25.84%) Solaris
6 144 (24.32%) ITIL
7 132 (22.30%) Red Hat
8 131 (22.13%) WebSphere
9 129 (21.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 125 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
11 121 (20.44%) Perl
12 110 (18.58%) SQL
13 108 (18.24%) DevOps
14 101 (17.06%) Migration
15 100 (16.89%) Java
16 96 (16.22%) Microsoft
17 94 (15.88%) Analytical Skills
18 92 (15.54%) VMware
18 92 (15.54%) Security Cleared
19 88 (14.86%) Finance
20 87 (14.70%) Middleware
21 86 (14.53%) Shell Script
22 85 (14.36%) Change Management
23 84 (14.19%) Oracle Database
24 81 (13.68%) SAN
25 76 (12.84%) SC Cleared
25 76 (12.84%) Puppet
26 75 (12.67%) Open Source
26 75 (12.67%) Configuration Management

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
1 131 (22.13%) WebSphere
2 63 (10.64%) WebLogic
3 44 (7.43%) Apache
4 41 (6.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 30 (5.07%) Tomcat
6 22 (3.72%) IIS
6 22 (3.72%) JBoss
6 22 (3.72%) nginx
7 19 (3.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 18 (3.04%) IBM HTTP Server
9 11 (1.86%) Confluence
10 10 (1.69%) GlassFish
11 9 (1.52%) iPlanet
11 9 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
11 9 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (1.52%) SAS
12 7 (1.18%) MQSeries
12 7 (1.18%) NetWeaver
13 6 (1.01%) Tuxedo
14 5 (0.84%) CICS
Applications
1 57 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 51 (8.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.51%) MS Office
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (3.21%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (2.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 7 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (1.01%) MFGPRO
4 6 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.84%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 3 (0.51%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle Utilities
6 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.34%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 60 (10.14%) SaaS
2 56 (9.46%) PaaS
3 54 (9.12%) IaaS
4 15 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.18%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.34%) Heroku
8 2 (0.34%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 81 (13.68%) SAN
2 54 (9.12%) DNS
3 50 (8.45%) LDAP
4 42 (7.09%) SSL
5 41 (6.93%) TCP/IP
6 38 (6.42%) Firewall
7 16 (2.70%) HTTP
8 11 (1.86%) FTP
8 11 (1.86%) WAN
9 10 (1.69%) Kerberos
10 9 (1.52%) LAN
10 9 (1.52%) NAS
10 9 (1.52%) SSH
11 7 (1.18%) DMZ
12 6 (1.01%) BIG-IP
12 6 (1.01%) DHCP
12 6 (1.01%) Internet
12 6 (1.01%) VLAN
13 5 (0.84%) SNMP
14 4 (0.68%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (14.19%) Oracle Database
2 74 (12.50%) DB2
3 60 (10.14%) SQL Server
4 30 (5.07%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.55%) Big Data
5 21 (3.55%) MongoDB
5 21 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (3.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 14 (2.36%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.20%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (1.69%) MySQL
9 10 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (1.35%) SQLPlus
12 7 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.01%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.01%) SAP BW
14 5 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 42 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 40 (6.76%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.89%) Subversion
4 22 (3.72%) ProC
5 16 (2.70%) Ant
6 15 (2.53%) JIRA
7 10 (1.69%) ClearCase
8 9 (1.52%) Apache Ivy
8 9 (1.52%) ClearQuest
8 9 (1.52%) JUnit
8 9 (1.52%) Selenium
8 9 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.84%) CA Gen
9 5 (0.84%) PVCS
10 4 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.68%) Introscope
10 4 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (14.86%) Finance
2 37 (6.25%) Banking
3 16 (2.70%) Retail
4 13 (2.20%) Law
5 9 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.01%) Local Government
7 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.51%) Electronics
8 3 (0.51%) Front Office
8 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.51%) Marketing
9 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (11.99%) Architect
2 59 (9.97%) Analyst
3 52 (8.78%) Administrator
4 44 (7.43%) DBA
5 40 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 39 (6.59%) Consultant
6 39 (6.59%) Linux Engineer
7 36 (6.08%) AIX Engineer
8 30 (5.07%) Oracle DBA
9 29 (4.90%) Developer
10 26 (4.39%) Operations Engineer
10 26 (4.39%) Support Analyst
10 26 (4.39%) Unix Engineer
11 24 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 24 (4.05%) Oracle Architect
12 22 (3.72%) Linux Administrator
12 22 (3.72%) Support Engineer
13 21 (3.55%) Operations Analyst
14 19 (3.21%) Senior Operations Engineer
15 18 (3.04%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (14.70%) Middleware
2 33 (5.57%) HTML
3 31 (5.24%) J2EE
4 25 (4.22%) XML
5 24 (4.05%) WebSphere MQ
6 20 (3.38%) Web Services
7 17 (2.87%) Software Packaging
8 15 (2.53%) JSON
9 11 (1.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 10 (1.69%) Regular Expression
10 10 (1.69%) SAP Basis
11 9 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (1.18%) IBM Integration Bus
12 7 (1.18%) jQuery
12 7 (1.18%) JSP
13 5 (0.84%) EDIFACT
14 4 (0.68%) HTML5
14 4 (0.68%) YAML
15 3 (0.51%) ISPF
15 3 (0.51%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 94 (15.88%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 49 (8.28%) Mainframe
4 29 (4.90%) Clustering
5 22 (3.72%) IBM Mainframe
6 21 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 20 (3.38%) Tandem
8 15 (2.53%) HACMP
8 15 (2.53%) Replication
9 12 (2.03%) EMC VMAX
9 12 (2.03%) EMC VNX
10 10 (1.69%) DataPower
11 9 (1.52%) Symmetrix
12 5 (0.84%) iSeries
12 5 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.68%) LPAR
13 4 (0.68%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.68%) PKI
13 4 (0.68%) SWIFT
14 3 (0.51%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 483 (81.59%) Linux
2 358 (60.47%) Unix
3 255 (43.07%) Windows
4 153 (25.84%) Solaris
5 129 (21.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (9.97%) Windows Server
7 53 (8.95%) Windows XP
8 48 (8.11%) HPUX
9 47 (7.94%) Windows 2000
10 40 (6.76%) SUSE
11 35 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (5.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 23 (3.89%) Oracle Linux
14 20 (3.38%) zOS
15 18 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (1.52%) Apple iOS
17 9 (1.52%) MVS
18 7 (1.18%) VMS
19 6 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (24.32%) ITIL
2 125 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (18.24%) DevOps
4 101 (17.06%) Migration
5 85 (14.36%) Change Management
6 75 (12.67%) Configuration Management
6 75 (12.67%) Open Source
7 69 (11.66%) Service Management
8 55 (9.29%) Performance Tuning
9 54 (9.12%) ITSM
10 53 (8.95%) Data Management
11 45 (7.60%) Problem Management
12 44 (7.43%) PRINCE2
13 36 (6.08%) Release Management
14 34 (5.74%) High Availability
15 33 (5.57%) Waterfall
16 31 (5.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 29 (4.90%) SDLC
18 28 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
19 26 (4.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 121 (20.44%) Perl
2 110 (18.58%) SQL
3 100 (16.89%) Java
4 86 (14.53%) Shell Script
5 46 (7.77%) JavaScript
6 45 (7.60%) Python
7 37 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 31 (5.24%) Korn
8 31 (5.24%) PHP
9 30 (5.07%) C
10 28 (4.73%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.87%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.70%) VBScript
13 11 (1.86%) Jython
13 11 (1.86%) Ruby
13 11 (1.86%) VB
14 6 (1.01%) Bourne shell
15 5 (0.84%) JCL
16 4 (0.68%) C#
16 4 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 92 (15.54%) Security Cleared
2 76 (12.84%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.56%) Degree
4 13 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.84%) ISEB
7 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.51%) PMP
8 3 (0.51%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.34%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.09%) SLA
2 9 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.18%) QA
4 5 (0.84%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.17%) PMO
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (5.24%) Oracle RAC
3 30 (5.07%) Docker
4 29 (4.90%) Active Directory
5 23 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (2.70%) Oracle Clusterware
6 16 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 15 (2.53%) PowerHA
8 14 (2.36%) NFS
9 12 (2.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 12 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.86%) SRDF
10 11 (1.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 10 (1.69%) GPFS
11 10 (1.69%) vSphere
12 9 (1.52%) Veritas File System
13 6 (1.01%) Samba
14 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
14 3 (0.51%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 3 (0.51%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 76 (12.84%) Puppet
2 56 (9.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 38 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (5.74%) Tivoli
5 27 (4.56%) Ansible
6 17 (2.87%) SCOM
7 15 (2.53%) Control-M
7 15 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (2.36%) Data Guard
8 14 (2.36%) Netcool
9 13 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (1.69%) NetBackup
10 10 (1.69%) QRadar
11 9 (1.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 8 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (1.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 7 (1.18%) IBM BigFix
14 6 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
14 6 (1.01%) HP SiteScope
15 5 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 255 (43.07%) Oracle
2 209 (35.30%) IBM
3 132 (22.30%) Red Hat
4 96 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 92 (15.54%) VMware
6 58 (9.80%) HP
7 36 (6.08%) Veritas
8 33 (5.57%) Cisco
9 32 (5.41%) SAP
10 30 (5.07%) EMC
11 29 (4.90%) CA
11 29 (4.90%) Sun
12 26 (4.39%) NetApp
13 22 (3.72%) Siebel
14 20 (3.38%) Citrix
15 14 (2.36%) BMC
16 13 (2.20%) Axway
17 12 (2.03%) Informatica
18 10 (1.69%) Splunk
19 9 (1.52%) Atlassian
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