Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 479 349 264
Rank change year-on-year -130 -85 +72
Contract jobs citing AIX 404 580 918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.68% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.09% 3.32% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 378 574
England median daily rate £413 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.37% +5.56% -2.97%
10th Percentile £343 £318 £300
90th Percentile £500 £550 £533
UK median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
England median hourly rate £31.00 £29.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -24.68% -1.28%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.08 £16.25
90th Percentile £42.70 £54.60 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £29.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +6.90% -24.68% -1.28%

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 19,313 17,457 21,062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.85% 20.49% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,319 11,145 13,078
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £200
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,183 1,059 1,392
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.49% -1.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £46.81
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%

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 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in England over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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 April 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 -36 153 £425 -5.56% 10
London -76 103 £430 +1.18% 4
North of England -86 82 £380 +2.01% 7
North West -78 34 £420 +5.00% 3
North East -26 30 £358 +5.15% 1
Midlands -13 29 £375 -6.25% 4
East of England +1 23 £400 +32.23% 1
West Midlands +2 19 £363 -15.70% 3
Yorkshire -7 18 £375 +7.14% 3
South West -6 12 £385 -18.09% 6
East Midlands -2 10 £375 -3.23% 1
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 282 (69.80%) Linux
2 202 (50.00%) Unix
3 168 (41.58%) Solaris
4 161 (39.85%) Windows
5 151 (37.38%) Oracle
6 118 (29.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 105 (25.99%) Finance
8 102 (25.25%) Shell Script
9 98 (24.26%) IBM
10 97 (24.01%) Red Hat
11 79 (19.55%) SAN
12 77 (19.06%) Security Cleared
12 77 (19.06%) Problem-Solving
13 72 (17.82%) SC Cleared
14 70 (17.33%) VMware
15 69 (17.08%) Java
16 63 (15.59%) Oracle Database
17 62 (15.35%) Banking
18 58 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
19 57 (14.11%) SQL
20 55 (13.61%) ITIL
20 55 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
21 52 (12.87%) Clustering
22 51 (12.62%) HP
23 50 (12.38%) WebSphere
24 49 (12.13%) Windows Server
25 47 (11.63%) HPUX
26 46 (11.39%) Change Management
27 45 (11.14%) Perl
28 43 (10.64%) DB2

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 50 (12.38%) WebSphere
2 21 (5.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (4.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 15 (3.71%) MQSeries
5 13 (3.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (2.97%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.48%) JBoss
8 9 (2.23%) FileNet
8 9 (2.23%) IIS
9 7 (1.73%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.73%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.49%) Apache
11 5 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (0.99%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.99%) nginx
13 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.74%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (4.70%) Siebel CRM
2 16 (3.96%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (3.96%) Oracle Utilities
3 8 (1.98%) BusinessWare
4 7 (1.73%) Actimize
4 7 (1.73%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (1.73%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.99%) Magento
6 3 (0.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 2 (0.50%) BASE24
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.25%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.69%) IaaS
2 17 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.21%) PaaS
2 17 (4.21%) SaaS
3 8 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.49%) Google App Engine
6 5 (1.24%) Office 365
7 3 (0.74%) Datadog
8 2 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 79 (19.55%) SAN
2 20 (4.95%) Firewall
3 17 (4.21%) DNS
4 11 (2.72%) NAS
5 10 (2.48%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.23%) SMS
7 8 (1.98%) Internet
7 8 (1.98%) SSH
7 8 (1.98%) SSL
7 8 (1.98%) WAN
8 7 (1.73%) Ethernet
8 7 (1.73%) VLAN
9 6 (1.49%) DMZ
9 6 (1.49%) Network Security
10 5 (1.24%) HTTP
11 4 (0.99%) FTP
11 4 (0.99%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.74%) LAN
12 3 (0.74%) Skype
12 3 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.59%) Oracle Database
2 43 (10.64%) DB2
3 39 (9.65%) SQL Server
4 32 (7.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 29 (7.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 19 (4.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 19 (4.70%) Oracle ODI
6 19 (4.70%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (4.70%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.71%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.72%) MySQL
9 10 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.48%) SQLPlus
10 6 (1.49%) Blockchain
11 5 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.99%) DbVisualizer
12 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.74%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (4.70%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (2.48%) ProC
3 6 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.99%) Firebug
4 4 (0.99%) JMeter
4 4 (0.99%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.99%) The Grinder
5 3 (0.74%) Selenium
5 3 (0.74%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.50%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.50%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (0.50%) RStudio
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.50%) Subversion
6 2 (0.50%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.50%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 105 (25.99%) Finance
2 62 (15.35%) Banking
3 21 (5.20%) Financial Institution
4 15 (3.71%) Retail
5 9 (2.23%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.74%) Military
6 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.25%) Electronics
7 1 (0.25%) German Language
7 1 (0.25%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.25%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (15.10%) Administrator
2 53 (13.12%) Analyst
3 45 (11.14%) DBA
4 39 (9.65%) Developer
5 38 (9.41%) Systems Administrator
6 32 (7.92%) Oracle DBA
7 31 (7.67%) AIX Engineer
8 30 (7.43%) Consultant
9 28 (6.93%) Architect
10 27 (6.68%) Linux Administrator
11 24 (5.94%) Support Analyst
12 21 (5.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 21 (5.20%) Unix Administrator
13 19 (4.70%) Unix Engineer
14 18 (4.46%) Java Team Leader
14 18 (4.46%) Team Leader
15 17 (4.21%) Oracle Applications DBA
15 17 (4.21%) Project Manager
16 16 (3.96%) Java Developer
17 15 (3.71%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.64%) Middleware
2 22 (5.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 21 (5.20%) ISPF
4 19 (4.70%) J2EE
5 15 (3.71%) JSP
5 15 (3.71%) Web Services
6 13 (3.22%) LDAP
7 11 (2.72%) HTML
8 9 (2.23%) jQuery
9 8 (1.98%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (1.73%) Java EE
10 7 (1.73%) X-Windows
11 6 (1.49%) SAP PI
12 3 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 3 (0.74%) XML
13 2 (0.50%) .NET
13 2 (0.50%) IBM Integration Bus
13 2 (0.50%) JSON
13 2 (0.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (12.87%) Clustering
3 42 (10.40%) Data Centre
4 33 (8.17%) Management Information System
5 31 (7.67%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (5.94%) Replication
7 22 (5.45%) Mainframe
7 22 (5.45%) SWIFT
8 17 (4.21%) VSAM
9 10 (2.48%) LPAR
10 9 (2.23%) EMC VMAX
10 9 (2.23%) EMC VNX
10 9 (2.23%) HACMP
10 9 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (2.23%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.98%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.98%) Fedwire
12 7 (1.73%) EMC Centera
12 7 (1.73%) EMC VNXe
13 6 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 282 (69.80%) Linux
2 202 (50.00%) Unix
3 168 (41.58%) Solaris
4 161 (39.85%) Windows
5 118 (29.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (12.13%) Windows Server
7 47 (11.63%) HPUX
8 27 (6.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (4.70%) MVS
10 19 (4.70%) VME
11 17 (4.21%) Windows 2000
11 17 (4.21%) Windows 2000 Server
12 15 (3.71%) VMS
13 14 (3.47%) Windows XP
14 12 (2.97%) Windows 7
15 11 (2.72%) Windows NT
16 10 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (2.23%) SUSE
18 7 (1.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (19.06%) Problem-Solving
2 55 (13.61%) ITIL
3 46 (11.39%) Change Management
4 40 (9.90%) Data Management
5 39 (9.65%) Configuration Management
6 38 (9.41%) Migration
7 33 (8.17%) Project Management
8 32 (7.92%) Root Cause Analysis
9 31 (7.67%) DevOps
9 31 (7.67%) Open Source
10 29 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (6.68%) SDLC
12 24 (5.94%) ETL
13 23 (5.69%) Data Mapping
14 22 (5.45%) Service Management
15 21 (5.20%) SOA
16 20 (4.95%) High Availability
16 20 (4.95%) Information Security
17 19 (4.70%) ITIL V3
17 19 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 102 (25.25%) Shell Script
2 69 (17.08%) Java
3 57 (14.11%) SQL
4 45 (11.14%) Perl
5 37 (9.16%) Korn
6 33 (8.17%) C
6 33 (8.17%) PowerShell
7 30 (7.43%) Bash Shell
8 28 (6.93%) Python
9 21 (5.20%) JCL
10 19 (4.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 17 (4.21%) Ruby
12 15 (3.71%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.48%) JavaScript
14 9 (2.23%) AWK
15 7 (1.73%) C++
16 5 (1.24%) PHP
17 2 (0.50%) Jython
18 1 (0.25%) C#
18 1 (0.25%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 77 (19.06%) Security Cleared
2 72 (17.82%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.48%) RHCE
4 8 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.49%) CISSP
5 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.24%) Degree
7 4 (0.99%) CISM
7 4 (0.99%) CISMP
7 4 (0.99%) IBM Certification
7 4 (0.99%) MCSA
8 3 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.74%) MCP
8 3 (0.74%) MCSE
8 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.74%) PMP
8 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.74%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.95%) SLA
2 16 (3.96%) SEPA
3 9 (2.23%) QA
4 8 (1.98%) PMO
5 7 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) SAS 70
System Software
1 58 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.19%) Active Directory
3 23 (5.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 21 (5.20%) Firmware
5 19 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.70%) Oracle Clusterware
6 15 (3.71%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 15 (3.71%) RACF
6 15 (3.71%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (3.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 14 (3.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 14 (3.47%) vSphere
8 12 (2.97%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (2.72%) Docker
10 9 (2.23%) PowerHA
10 9 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.73%) SRDF
11 7 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.49%) Time Sharing Option
12 6 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (8.42%) Tivoli
2 31 (7.67%) Puppet
2 31 (7.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 20 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (4.21%) Ansible
5 16 (3.96%) SCCM
6 15 (3.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 13 (3.22%) Cobbler
8 11 (2.72%) CFEngine
8 11 (2.72%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (2.23%) Data Guard
9 9 (2.23%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.98%) BladeLogic
11 7 (1.73%) EMC TimeFinder
11 7 (1.73%) Kubernetes
11 7 (1.73%) NetApp OnCommand
11 7 (1.73%) RSA Archer
11 7 (1.73%) SCOM
12 6 (1.49%) Control-M
12 6 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 151 (37.38%) Oracle
2 98 (24.26%) IBM
3 97 (24.01%) Red Hat
4 70 (17.33%) VMware
5 51 (12.62%) HP
6 43 (10.64%) Microsoft
7 40 (9.90%) Veritas
8 31 (7.67%) EMC
9 25 (6.19%) Siebel
9 25 (6.19%) Sun
10 23 (5.69%) BMC
10 23 (5.69%) webMethods
11 22 (5.45%) ServiceNow
12 18 (4.46%) Cisco
12 18 (4.46%) NetApp
13 17 (4.21%) 3PAR
14 15 (3.71%) Brocade
15 13 (3.22%) Hitachi
15 13 (3.22%) SaltStack
16 12 (2.97%) Citrix