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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 217 279
Rank change year-on-year -71 +62  
Contract jobs citing AIX 334 574 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 1.16% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.84% 5.08% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 366 206
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £267 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% -10.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 13
Median hourly rate £11.23 £40.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.11% +0.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.06% -6.25%  

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 8704 11289 11412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.50% 22.87% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5419 7238 6743
Median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 583 905
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +29 108 £425 - 5
North West +2 77 £425 - 4
London -50 74 £500 +23.76% 6
North East -8 26 £320 +13.18% 5
West Midlands +19 14 £466 +21.10%
East Midlands 0 8 £463 +16.35%
Yorkshire -22 8 £404 -10.27%
South West +10 7 £423 - 2
East of England -2 6 £500 +17.64%
Midlands - 3 £400 -
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 404 (72.79%) Linux
2 293 (52.79%) Unix
3 260 (46.85%) Oracle
4 239 (43.06%) Solaris
5 209 (37.66%) IBM
6 160 (28.83%) Windows
7 155 (27.93%) Migration
8 141 (25.41%) Security Cleared
9 129 (23.24%) SC Cleared
10 114 (20.54%) Red Hat
11 105 (18.92%) SAN
12 102 (18.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 100 (18.02%) Data Centre
14 91 (16.40%) Finance
15 90 (16.22%) VMware
16 89 (16.04%) Oracle Database
17 86 (15.50%) Puppet
18 84 (15.14%) HPUX
19 76 (13.69%) Perl
20 74 (13.33%) ITIL
21 73 (13.15%) Firewall
21 73 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
22 70 (12.61%) Shell Script
23 69 (12.43%) DevOps
24 68 (12.25%) SQL
25 67 (12.07%) Java
26 65 (11.71%) Middleware
27 64 (11.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
28 63 (11.35%) Configuration Management
28 63 (11.35%) Veritas

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 54 (9.73%) WebLogic
1 54 (9.73%) WebSphere
2 49 (8.83%) Apache
3 43 (7.75%) Tomcat
4 27 (4.86%) JBoss
5 22 (3.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 20 (3.60%) iPlanet
6 20 (3.60%) nginx
7 17 (3.06%) Oracle Application Server
8 15 (2.70%) OpenStack
9 14 (2.52%) IIS
10 9 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (1.44%) Liferay
11 8 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.26%) GlassFish
12 7 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (1.08%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.90%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.72%) Mule
16 3 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.24%) Oracle Utilities
2 10 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.26%) Siebel CRM
4 6 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 4 (0.72%) Maximo
6 3 (0.54%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.62%) SaaS
5 5 (0.90%) IaaS
6 4 (0.72%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 105 (18.92%) SAN
2 73 (13.15%) Firewall
3 40 (7.21%) DNS
4 33 (5.95%) TCP/IP
5 28 (5.05%) LDAP
5 28 (5.05%) SSL
6 18 (3.24%) Fibre Channel
7 16 (2.88%) HTTP
8 14 (2.52%) SSH
8 14 (2.52%) WAN
9 13 (2.34%) LAN
10 9 (1.62%) FTP
10 9 (1.62%) VLAN
11 7 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.26%) Internet
11 7 (1.26%) Kerberos
11 7 (1.26%) NAS
11 7 (1.26%) tcpdump
12 5 (0.90%) DMZ
12 5 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (16.04%) Oracle Database
2 37 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 31 (5.59%) DB2
4 21 (3.78%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (3.42%) RDBMS
7 15 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (2.16%) SQLPlus
10 8 (1.44%) MySQL
11 7 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.26%) DB2 UDB
11 7 (1.26%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.26%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (1.08%) Big Data
13 5 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.72%) GIS
14 4 (0.72%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.54%) MS Access
15 3 (0.54%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 36 (6.49%) Jenkins
2 27 (4.86%) ProC
3 26 (4.68%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.80%) AppScan
5 8 (1.44%) GitLab
6 7 (1.26%) Ant
6 7 (1.26%) Subversion
7 4 (0.72%) Introscope
7 4 (0.72%) Maven
8 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.36%) JIRA
9 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.18%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.18%) JUnit
9 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (16.40%) Finance
2 38 (6.85%) Banking
3 16 (2.88%) Retail
4 11 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (1.44%) Local Government
7 7 (1.26%) Electronics
7 7 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.26%) Marketing
8 5 (0.90%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.54%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (13.33%) Architect
2 61 (10.99%) AIX Engineer
3 56 (10.09%) Administrator
4 50 (9.01%) Unix Engineer
5 37 (6.67%) Analyst
5 37 (6.67%) DBA
6 35 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
7 31 (5.59%) Consultant
7 31 (5.59%) Developer
8 30 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
8 30 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
9 29 (5.23%) Solaris Engineer
10 26 (4.68%) Oracle Architect
11 25 (4.50%) Linux Engineer
11 25 (4.50%) Unix Administrator
12 24 (4.32%) AIX Administrator
12 24 (4.32%) Linux Administrator
13 23 (4.14%) Oracle DBA
13 23 (4.14%) Unix Systems Engineer
14 20 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (11.71%) Middleware
2 34 (6.13%) HTML
3 19 (3.42%) J2EE
4 11 (1.98%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (1.80%) jQuery
5 10 (1.80%) Web Services
5 10 (1.80%) XML
6 8 (1.44%) SOAP
6 8 (1.44%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (1.26%) HTML5
8 6 (1.08%) YAML
9 5 (0.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 5 (0.90%) REST
9 5 (0.90%) SAP Basis
9 5 (0.90%) XSLT
10 4 (0.72%) Java EE
10 4 (0.72%) Java SE
10 4 (0.72%) JSON
10 4 (0.72%) WSDL
10 4 (0.72%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 100 (18.02%) Data Centre
2 40 (7.21%) Mainframe
3 37 (6.67%) Clustering
4 25 (4.50%) Replication
5 13 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.80%) PKI
8 9 (1.62%) HACMP
8 9 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.44%) iSeries
9 8 (1.44%) Life Science
10 7 (1.26%) HP Storage
10 7 (1.26%) LPAR
10 7 (1.26%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.08%) IBM XIV
12 5 (0.90%) AS400
12 5 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.72%) DataPower
13 4 (0.72%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 404 (72.79%) Linux
2 293 (52.79%) Unix
3 239 (43.06%) Solaris
4 160 (28.83%) Windows
5 102 (18.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 84 (15.14%) HPUX
7 41 (7.39%) Windows Server
8 39 (7.03%) SUSE
9 34 (6.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 23 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (3.42%) Oracle Linux
12 14 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.08%) zOS
15 5 (0.90%) CentOS
16 4 (0.72%) VMS
16 4 (0.72%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
18 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (27.93%) Migration
2 74 (13.33%) ITIL
3 73 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (12.43%) DevOps
5 63 (11.35%) Configuration Management
6 45 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 36 (6.49%) SDLC
8 34 (6.13%) High Availability
9 33 (5.95%) Waterfall
10 31 (5.59%) Load Balancing
11 26 (4.68%) Change Management
12 24 (4.32%) Open Source
13 20 (3.60%) Data Migration
14 19 (3.42%) Requirements Analysis
15 18 (3.24%) Validation
16 16 (2.88%) Service Management
17 15 (2.70%) ITIL V3
18 14 (2.52%) Mentoring
18 14 (2.52%) Project Management
18 14 (2.52%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 76 (13.69%) Perl
2 70 (12.61%) Shell Script
3 68 (12.25%) SQL
4 67 (12.07%) Java
5 44 (7.93%) JavaScript
6 43 (7.75%) Python
7 35 (6.31%) C
8 32 (5.77%) Bash Shell
9 30 (5.41%) PHP
10 26 (4.68%) Korn
11 23 (4.14%) PL/SQL
12 15 (2.70%) VBScript
13 13 (2.34%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.80%) Ruby
15 7 (1.26%) JCL
16 6 (1.08%) Jython
17 5 (0.90%) XPath
18 4 (0.72%) Groovy
19 2 (0.36%) C#
19 2 (0.36%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 141 (25.41%) Security Cleared
2 129 (23.24%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.23%) Degree
4 8 (1.44%) IRCA
5 5 (0.90%) CISSP
5 5 (0.90%) ISEB
6 4 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.36%) GCIA
7 2 (0.36%) GCIH
7 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.36%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.18%) CCNA
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) MCP
8 1 (0.18%) MCSE
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.16%) QA
2 8 (1.44%) GxP
2 8 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.90%) SLA
4 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) COBIT
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) COSO
6 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (5.23%) Active Directory
3 27 (4.86%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (4.68%) Oracle RAC
5 23 (4.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 22 (3.96%) Docker
7 17 (3.06%) Oracle Clusterware
7 17 (3.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 13 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.80%) NFS
9 10 (1.80%) PowerHA
9 10 (1.80%) vSphere
10 9 (1.62%) Hyper-V
11 8 (1.44%) KVM
12 6 (1.08%) SRDF
13 5 (0.90%) Veritas File System
14 4 (0.72%) GPFS
15 3 (0.54%) Samba
16 2 (0.36%) iptables
16 2 (0.36%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 86 (15.50%) Puppet
2 64 (11.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 36 (6.49%) Ansible
4 22 (3.96%) NetBackup
5 18 (3.24%) Tivoli
6 16 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
7 15 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
7 15 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (2.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (1.98%) Backup Exec
10 11 (1.98%) BladeLogic
10 11 (1.98%) Data Guard
10 11 (1.98%) SCOM
11 8 (1.44%) IBM BigFix
11 8 (1.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (1.26%) Netcool
12 7 (1.26%) Rundeck
13 6 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Management
14 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 260 (46.85%) Oracle
2 209 (37.66%) IBM
3 114 (20.54%) Red Hat
4 90 (16.22%) VMware
5 63 (11.35%) HP
5 63 (11.35%) Veritas
6 54 (9.73%) Cisco
7 42 (7.57%) SAP
8 33 (5.95%) Microsoft
9 30 (5.41%) Sun
10 27 (4.86%) EMC
11 22 (3.96%) Brocade
11 22 (3.96%) F5
12 18 (3.24%) Citrix
13 16 (2.88%) NetApp
14 15 (2.70%) Symantec
15 13 (2.34%) Siebel
16 11 (1.98%) BMC
17 10 (1.80%) CA
17 10 (1.80%) Dell
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