Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 572 647 498
Rank change year-on-year +75 -149 -147
Contract jobs citing AIX 92 197 406
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.22% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 1.09% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 106 248
Median daily rate £475 £455 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +11.31% +2.19%
10th Percentile £368 £363 £325
90th Percentile £585 £634 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £455 £400
% change year-on-year -1.10% +13.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £18.50 £26.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.85% -16.13% -26.19%
10th Percentile £17.75 £15.95 £30.50
90th Percentile £19.25 £55.00 £44.30
UK median hourly rate £29.75 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +14.42% -16.13% -26.19%

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 11,272 18,004 19,554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.34% 20.43% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,999 11,450 12,542
Median daily rate £425 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £143 £162 £180
90th Percentile £613 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 928 1,077 1,165
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.40% +4.75%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.33 £48.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.72% +2.21% +3.03%

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 4 April 2020.

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 4 April 2020. 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 +73 47 £488 -2.50% 9
London +131 18 £463 -11.90% 1
North of England +49 12 £359 -15.53% 4
North West +29 11 £368 +3.66% 1
Midlands +52 8 £425 - 7
East of England +25 6 £485 +4.30%
West Midlands +52 4 £381 -10.29% 3
East Midlands +35 4 £438 +2.94% 4
North East - 2 £350 -
South West +6 1 - - 3
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 70 (76.09%) Linux
2 65 (70.65%) Oracle
3 50 (54.35%) Unix
4 42 (45.65%) Windows
5 39 (42.39%) SQL
6 35 (38.04%) Oracle Database
7 32 (34.78%) IBM
8 31 (33.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (32.61%) Shell Script
10 27 (29.35%) Red Hat
11 24 (26.09%) Migration
12 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 18 (19.57%) SC Cleared
13 18 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (18.48%) Hyper-V
14 17 (18.48%) Data Guard
14 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
15 16 (17.39%) PL/SQL
15 16 (17.39%) Java
15 16 (17.39%) ITIL
15 16 (17.39%) Solaris
15 16 (17.39%) Azure
15 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (16.30%) AWS
17 14 (15.22%) VMware
17 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
17 14 (15.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 14 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (14.13%) SAP
18 13 (14.13%) C

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 8 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.35%) SAP Portal
3 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.17%) JBoss
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.09%) Confluence
4 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.39%) Azure
2 15 (16.30%) AWS
3 4 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (4.35%) SaaS
4 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.26%) GCP
5 2 (2.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (2.17%) IaaS
5 2 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) SAN
2 9 (9.78%) Firewall
3 7 (7.61%) FTP
4 5 (5.43%) Internet
5 4 (4.35%) LAN
5 4 (4.35%) SSH
5 4 (4.35%) SSL
5 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.35%) WAN
6 3 (3.26%) HTTP
7 2 (2.17%) IPsec
8 1 (1.09%) SNMP
8 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.04%) Oracle Database
2 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
3 13 (14.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (14.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (11.96%) MySQL
5 8 (8.70%) DB2
5 8 (8.70%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (7.61%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (7.61%) SAP BW
7 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.09%) DataStage
10 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.09%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) ProC
2 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.61%) PVCS
4 5 (5.43%) PowerBuilder
4 5 (5.43%) Toad
5 3 (3.26%) ClearCase
5 3 (3.26%) ClearQuest
6 2 (2.17%) JIRA
7 1 (1.09%) Ant
7 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.09%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Retail
3 3 (3.26%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) Architect
2 17 (18.48%) Developer
3 14 (15.22%) Administrator
3 14 (15.22%) DBA
4 13 (14.13%) Analyst
5 12 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Oracle DBA
7 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (8.70%) Oracle Analyst
9 7 (7.61%) Consultant
9 7 (7.61%) Oracle Architect
9 7 (7.61%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 7 (7.61%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (6.52%) SailPoint Architect
11 5 (5.43%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (5.43%) C Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Senior Oracle Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) XML
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (7.61%) SAP Basis
3 6 (6.52%) HTML
3 6 (6.52%) JSP
3 6 (6.52%) LDAP
3 6 (6.52%) SailPoint
3 6 (6.52%) Servlets
3 6 (6.52%) SOAP
3 6 (6.52%) SPML
4 5 (5.43%) Middleware
5 4 (4.35%) SAP PI
6 3 (3.26%) J2EE
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Clustering
2 11 (11.96%) Replication
3 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.26%) iSeries
5 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.17%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.17%) DataPower
6 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (76.09%) Linux
2 50 (54.35%) Unix
3 42 (45.65%) Windows
4 31 (33.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (17.39%) Solaris
6 10 (10.87%) Windows Server
7 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.61%) SUSE
8 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (6.52%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (4.35%) CentOS
10 4 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.35%) zOS
11 3 (3.26%) HPUX
12 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.09%) VMS
13 1 (1.09%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Migration
2 18 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.39%) ITIL
4 14 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (13.04%) Project Management
6 10 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (9.78%) DevOps
8 8 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (8.70%) High Availability
8 8 (8.70%) SOA
8 8 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (7.61%) CRM
9 7 (7.61%) Project Delivery
9 7 (7.61%) SDLC
9 7 (7.61%) Supplier Relationship Management
9 7 (7.61%) Test Scripting
9 7 (7.61%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.52%) Integration Testing
10 6 (6.52%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.39%) SQL
2 30 (32.61%) Shell Script
3 16 (17.39%) Java
3 16 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 13 (14.13%) C
5 9 (9.78%) Python
6 8 (8.70%) Perl
7 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.35%) BeanShell
9 2 (2.17%) VB
9 2 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) Degree
3 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) ISEB
5 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Hyper-V
2 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
3 11 (11.96%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.52%) XenApp
5 5 (5.43%) OCFS2
6 4 (4.35%) Docker
6 4 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.09%) PowerHA
9 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) Data Guard
2 14 (15.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (10.87%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.61%) Tivoli
5 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.26%) Ansible
6 3 (3.26%) SCCM
6 3 (3.26%) SCOM
7 2 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.17%) WSUS
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.09%) nmon
8 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 65 (70.65%) Oracle
2 32 (34.78%) IBM
3 27 (29.35%) Red Hat
4 14 (15.22%) VMware
5 13 (14.13%) SAP
6 11 (11.96%) HP
7 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
8 9 (9.78%) Sybase
8 9 (9.78%) Veritas
9 8 (8.70%) Citrix
10 7 (7.61%) Sun
11 6 (6.52%) Novell
11 6 (6.52%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (5.43%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (5.43%) Remedy
12 5 (5.43%) TIBCO
13 2 (2.17%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.17%) Lotus
13 2 (2.17%) McAfee
13 2 (2.17%) Symantec