Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 478 310 280
Rank change year-on-year -168 -30 +79
Contract jobs citing AIX 406 678 849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.76% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.11% 3.67% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 443 484
England median daily rate £400 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.36% +3.40%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £300
90th Percentile £500 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £410
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
England median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +43.64% -28.57%
10th Percentile £42.50 £26.58 £19.10
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.30 £49.20
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +13.92% +43.64% -28.57%

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 19,226 18,488 21,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.79% 20.81% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,423 11,781 12,849
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £173 £200 £193
90th Percentile £620 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,145 1,156 1,630
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.33
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.25 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 -27 133 £425 - 13
London -75 97 £444 +4.41% 9
North of England -92 96 £400 +8.11% 7
Midlands +14 44 £375 -3.23% 6
North West -43 43 £435 +2.35% 4
North East -27 37 £350 +2.94%
West Midlands +5 28 £375 -6.25% 4
East of England -14 24 £425 +58.88% 5
East Midlands +6 16 £360 -2.37% 2
Yorkshire -4 16 £388 +6.90% 3
South West -8 10 £400 -16.67% 1
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 284 (69.95%) Linux
2 214 (52.71%) Unix
3 189 (46.55%) Solaris
4 181 (44.58%) Oracle
5 132 (32.51%) Windows
6 117 (28.82%) Red Hat
6 117 (28.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 111 (27.34%) Shell Script
8 105 (25.86%) Security Cleared
9 99 (24.38%) SC Cleared
10 91 (22.41%) IBM
11 87 (21.43%) Finance
12 84 (20.69%) SAN
13 73 (17.98%) Oracle Database
14 68 (16.75%) Java
15 60 (14.78%) HPUX
15 60 (14.78%) Banking
16 57 (14.04%) HP
17 56 (13.79%) Data Management
18 54 (13.30%) Clustering
19 53 (13.05%) ITIL
20 52 (12.81%) VMware
21 50 (12.32%) Veritas
22 48 (11.82%) SQL
23 47 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
23 47 (11.58%) Data Centre
24 46 (11.33%) Tivoli
24 46 (11.33%) WebSphere
25 45 (11.08%) Perl
26 44 (10.84%) Migration

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 46 (11.33%) WebSphere
2 30 (7.39%) JBoss
3 28 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 20 (4.93%) Apache
5 17 (4.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (3.94%) WebLogic
7 15 (3.69%) MQSeries
7 15 (3.69%) Oracle Service Bus
8 12 (2.96%) OpenStack
9 11 (2.71%) Oracle Application Server
10 10 (2.46%) iPlanet
11 9 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (1.97%) FileNet
13 6 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.48%) nginx
14 4 (0.99%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.99%) IIS
15 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
16 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.69%) Siebel CRM
2 14 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (3.45%) Oracle Utilities
3 8 (1.97%) BusinessWare
4 5 (1.23%) Actimize
4 5 (1.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.99%) Magento
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.49%) BASE24
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.25%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.40%) IaaS
2 18 (4.43%) PaaS
2 18 (4.43%) SaaS
3 13 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.48%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 84 (20.69%) SAN
2 34 (8.37%) Firewall
3 20 (4.93%) NAS
3 20 (4.93%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.45%) DNS
5 12 (2.96%) Network Security
5 12 (2.96%) WAN
6 9 (2.22%) Internet
7 8 (1.97%) SSH
7 8 (1.97%) SSL
8 6 (1.48%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (1.48%) SMS
9 5 (1.23%) LAN
10 4 (0.99%) FTP
11 3 (0.74%) Converged Networks
11 3 (0.74%) HTTP
11 3 (0.74%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.74%) VLAN
11 3 (0.74%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (17.98%) Oracle Database
2 32 (7.88%) DB2
3 30 (7.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 28 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 26 (6.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 20 (4.93%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.94%) RDBMS
8 13 (3.20%) SQLPlus
9 12 (2.96%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (2.96%) Oracle ODI
9 12 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (2.46%) MySQL
11 9 (2.22%) DbVisualizer
12 7 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.74%) SAP HANA
16 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (2.96%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (2.22%) JMeter
2 9 (2.22%) LoadRunner
2 9 (2.22%) The Grinder
3 8 (1.97%) ProC
4 4 (0.99%) Firebug
4 4 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.74%) Selenium
5 3 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.49%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.25%) Maven
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.25%) Subversion
7 1 (0.25%) TestDirector
General
1 87 (21.43%) Finance
2 60 (14.78%) Banking
3 22 (5.42%) Investment Banking
4 18 (4.43%) Financial Institution
5 14 (3.45%) Retail
6 5 (1.23%) Games
7 3 (0.74%) Local Government
7 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Military
9 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (14.53%) Administrator
2 40 (9.85%) Developer
3 38 (9.36%) Consultant
4 37 (9.11%) Analyst
4 37 (9.11%) Systems Administrator
5 36 (8.87%) AIX Engineer
5 36 (8.87%) Unix Engineer
6 32 (7.88%) DBA
7 30 (7.39%) Oracle DBA
8 29 (7.14%) Architect
9 27 (6.65%) Unix Administrator
10 22 (5.42%) Linux Administrator
11 21 (5.17%) Solaris Engineer
12 19 (4.68%) Support Analyst
13 18 (4.43%) Java Team Leader
13 18 (4.43%) Team Leader
14 17 (4.19%) Linux Engineer
14 17 (4.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 16 (3.94%) Java Developer
15 16 (3.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.36%) Middleware
2 26 (6.40%) J2EE
3 22 (5.42%) ISPF
4 18 (4.43%) Oracle Fusion
5 13 (3.20%) HTML
5 13 (3.20%) JSP
6 12 (2.96%) jQuery
7 11 (2.71%) Web Services
8 9 (2.22%) LDAP
9 7 (1.72%) X-Windows
10 6 (1.48%) HTML5
10 6 (1.48%) Java EE
10 6 (1.48%) SAP PI
11 4 (0.99%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (0.74%) .NET
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 3 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.74%) XML
13 2 (0.49%) Node.js
14 1 (0.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.30%) Clustering
2 47 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (11.58%) Data Centre
3 27 (6.65%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.93%) SWIFT
5 18 (4.43%) Mainframe
5 18 (4.43%) Replication
6 17 (4.19%) VSAM
7 14 (3.45%) HACMP
8 10 (2.46%) EMC VNX
8 10 (2.46%) iSeries
9 9 (2.22%) LPAR
9 9 (2.22%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.97%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.97%) EMC VMAX
10 8 (1.97%) Fedwire
11 7 (1.72%) EMC Centera
11 7 (1.72%) EMC VNXe
11 7 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 284 (69.95%) Linux
2 214 (52.71%) Unix
3 189 (46.55%) Solaris
4 132 (32.51%) Windows
5 117 (28.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 60 (14.78%) HPUX
7 42 (10.34%) Windows Server
8 28 (6.90%) SUSE
9 25 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (4.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 15 (3.69%) MVS
11 15 (3.69%) VME
11 15 (3.69%) VMS
12 14 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (2.22%) Windows 2000
15 8 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
16 7 (1.72%) Debian
17 6 (1.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (13.79%) Data Management
2 53 (13.05%) ITIL
3 44 (10.84%) Migration
4 40 (9.85%) Change Management
5 34 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (8.13%) DevOps
7 31 (7.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 30 (7.39%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (7.39%) Project Management
9 29 (7.14%) Open Source
10 28 (6.90%) Configuration Management
10 28 (6.90%) Load Balancing
11 26 (6.40%) High Availability
11 26 (6.40%) SDLC
12 25 (6.16%) Performance Monitoring
13 24 (5.91%) ETL
14 23 (5.67%) Data Mapping
15 19 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (4.68%) Service Delivery
15 19 (4.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (27.34%) Shell Script
2 68 (16.75%) Java
3 48 (11.82%) SQL
4 45 (11.08%) Perl
5 38 (9.36%) Korn
6 34 (8.37%) Python
7 31 (7.64%) Bash Shell
7 31 (7.64%) C
8 28 (6.90%) Ruby
9 22 (5.42%) JCL
10 21 (5.17%) PowerShell
11 20 (4.93%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.20%) JavaScript
13 12 (2.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 10 (2.46%) PHP
15 9 (2.22%) AWK
16 5 (1.23%) C++
17 3 (0.74%) C-shell
18 1 (0.25%) Jython
18 1 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 105 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 99 (24.38%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (1.97%) RHCE
5 7 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.99%) CISM
6 4 (0.99%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.74%) Degree
8 2 (0.49%) CISSP
8 2 (0.49%) ISEB
8 2 (0.49%) OCP
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.25%) CISA
9 1 (0.25%) CISMP
9 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.45%) SEPA
1 14 (3.45%) SLA
2 8 (1.97%) QA
3 7 (1.72%) PMO
3 7 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) GDPR
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) SAS 70
System Software
1 39 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 23 (5.67%) Oracle RAC
4 21 (5.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 19 (4.68%) Oracle Clusterware
6 18 (4.43%) Firmware
7 17 (4.19%) Active Directory
8 16 (3.94%) PowerHA
9 15 (3.69%) Docker
9 15 (3.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 15 (3.69%) RACF
10 14 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 13 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (3.20%) vSphere
12 12 (2.96%) KVM
12 12 (2.96%) SRDF
13 11 (2.71%) Samba
14 9 (2.22%) Hyper-V
15 7 (1.72%) GPFS
15 7 (1.72%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 46 (11.33%) Tivoli
2 43 (10.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 39 (9.61%) Puppet
4 24 (5.91%) NetBackup
5 19 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (4.43%) EMC NetWorker
7 15 (3.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 13 (3.20%) Ansible
8 13 (3.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (2.71%) Cobbler
9 11 (2.71%) Data Guard
10 9 (2.22%) BladeLogic
10 9 (2.22%) CFEngine
10 9 (2.22%) Grafana
10 9 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
11 7 (1.72%) Control-M
11 7 (1.72%) EMC TimeFinder
11 7 (1.72%) NetApp OnCommand
11 7 (1.72%) SCOM
12 6 (1.48%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 181 (44.58%) Oracle
2 117 (28.82%) Red Hat
3 91 (22.41%) IBM
4 57 (14.04%) HP
5 52 (12.81%) VMware
6 50 (12.32%) Veritas
7 42 (10.34%) EMC
8 33 (8.13%) Microsoft
9 30 (7.39%) Cisco
10 24 (5.91%) webMethods
11 19 (4.68%) Brocade
11 19 (4.68%) Sun
12 18 (4.43%) 3PAR
12 18 (4.43%) BMC
12 18 (4.43%) NetApp
13 16 (3.94%) ServiceNow
13 16 (3.94%) Siebel
14 12 (2.96%) F5
15 11 (2.71%) AppDynamics
15 11 (2.71%) Dynatrace