Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 622 636 420
Rank change year-on-year +14 -216 -146
Contract jobs citing AIX 148 246 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.26% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.97% 1.22% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 127 313
England median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £354 £325 £305
90th Percentile £571 £643 £538
UK median daily rate £456 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +1.39% +12.50% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
England median hourly rate £52.50 £30.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.13% - -
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year +54.10% - -

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 15,180 20,119 19,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.72% 21.00% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,463 12,543 12,835
England median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £145 £163 £174
90th Percentile £613 £613 £605
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,096 1,353 1,170
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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
London +97 43 £463 +2.78% 4
South East +15 43 £490 -2.00% 10
North of England +15 28 £368 -17.30% 3
North West +25 22 £368 -21.41% 2
East of England +43 17 £500 +14.94%
Midlands +43 8 £400 +2.56% 4
South West -25 7 £400 -30.43%
West Midlands +35 5 £375 -36.97% 2
Yorkshire +13 5 £383 -2.86%
North East +26 2 £350 -48.15% 1
East Midlands +23 2 £413 +47.85% 2
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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.

1 102 (68.92%) Linux
2 65 (43.92%) Oracle
3 59 (39.86%) Unix
3 59 (39.86%) IBM
4 53 (35.81%) Windows
5 52 (35.14%) Migration
6 51 (34.46%) SQL
7 41 (27.70%) Oracle Database
8 40 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (25.68%) Red Hat
10 32 (21.62%) Shell Script
11 31 (20.95%) Java
12 26 (17.57%) DB2
13 25 (16.89%) Solaris
13 25 (16.89%) Finance
14 23 (15.54%) Security Cleared
15 21 (14.19%) SC Cleared
15 21 (14.19%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (14.19%) Replication
16 20 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (13.51%) Tivoli
17 18 (12.16%) Veritas
17 18 (12.16%) JIRA
17 18 (12.16%) VMware
17 18 (12.16%) Clustering
17 18 (12.16%) Data Guard
18 17 (11.49%) IBM InfoSphere
18 17 (11.49%) Data Centre
18 17 (11.49%) PL/SQL
18 17 (11.49%) SQL Server

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 13 (8.78%) WebSphere
2 11 (7.43%) WebLogic
3 10 (6.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.73%) NetWeaver
6 5 (3.38%) Apache
6 5 (3.38%) SAP Portal
7 4 (2.70%) JBoss
7 4 (2.70%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (2.70%) SAS
8 3 (2.03%) Confluence
9 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.68%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.68%) IIS
10 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.03%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.68%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.43%) AWS
2 9 (6.08%) Azure
3 6 (4.05%) GCP
4 5 (3.38%) IaaS
4 5 (3.38%) PaaS
5 3 (2.03%) Office 365
5 3 (2.03%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.35%) SaaS
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.68%) Route 53
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.78%) SAN
2 11 (7.43%) Firewall
3 10 (6.76%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.41%) FTP
4 8 (5.41%) Internet
5 7 (4.73%) DNS
5 7 (4.73%) SSH
6 4 (2.70%) LAN
6 4 (2.70%) WAN
7 3 (2.03%) DHCP
7 3 (2.03%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.03%) Wireless
8 2 (1.35%) NAS
9 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.70%) Oracle Database
2 26 (17.57%) DB2
3 17 (11.49%) IBM InfoSphere
3 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
4 15 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (10.14%) DataStage
4 15 (10.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 12 (8.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (7.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (6.76%) Oracle ODI
8 9 (6.08%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (5.41%) SAP BW
10 6 (4.05%) Oracle OWB
11 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.70%) SQLPlus
12 3 (2.03%) MySQL
12 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.03%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (2.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 18 (12.16%) JIRA
2 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.03%) ProC
3 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.68%) Ant
4 1 (0.68%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (0.68%) Maven
4 1 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 25 (16.89%) Finance
2 12 (8.11%) Retail
3 9 (6.08%) Banking
4 5 (3.38%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.03%) Games
7 2 (1.35%) Electronics
7 2 (1.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (21.62%) Developer
2 23 (15.54%) Administrator
3 21 (14.19%) Consultant
4 20 (13.51%) Architect
5 15 (10.14%) DataStage Developer
5 15 (10.14%) DBA
6 12 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (7.43%) Analyst
8 10 (6.76%) SAP Consultant
9 9 (6.08%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (5.41%) AIX Administrator
10 8 (5.41%) SAP Basis Consultant
11 7 (4.73%) DB2 Developer
11 7 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 6 (4.05%) Unix Engineer
13 5 (3.38%) DB2 DBA
13 5 (3.38%) Oracle Architect
13 5 (3.38%) Oracle Developer
13 5 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.76%) SAP Basis
2 9 (6.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 8 (5.41%) J2EE
4 6 (4.05%) Middleware
5 5 (3.38%) HTML
5 5 (3.38%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (3.38%) SAP PI
5 5 (3.38%) Web Services
5 5 (3.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (2.70%) jQuery
7 2 (1.35%) HTML5
7 2 (1.35%) LDAP
7 2 (1.35%) SOAP
7 2 (1.35%) Velocity
7 2 (1.35%) XML
7 2 (1.35%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.68%) Java SE
8 1 (0.68%) JDBC
8 1 (0.68%) JSON
8 1 (0.68%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.19%) Replication
2 18 (12.16%) Clustering
3 17 (11.49%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.05%) iSeries
4 6 (4.05%) LPAR
4 6 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.38%) HACMP
5 5 (3.38%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.03%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.03%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Exalogic
7 2 (1.35%) EMC Centera
7 2 (1.35%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.35%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.35%) EMC VNXe
7 2 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 102 (68.92%) Linux
2 59 (39.86%) Unix
3 53 (35.81%) Windows
4 40 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (16.89%) Solaris
6 14 (9.46%) Windows Server
7 12 (8.11%) SUSE
8 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (6.76%) zOS
10 5 (3.38%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.03%) CentOS
12 2 (1.35%) HPUX
12 2 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.35%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.35%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.14%) Migration
2 21 (14.19%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (10.81%) Scrum
5 15 (10.14%) Data Modelling
5 15 (10.14%) ETL
5 15 (10.14%) ITIL
5 15 (10.14%) Physical Data Model
5 15 (10.14%) TDD
6 14 (9.46%) Project Delivery
7 13 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (6.76%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.76%) High Availability
9 10 (6.76%) SOA
10 9 (6.08%) CRM
10 9 (6.08%) DevOps
10 9 (6.08%) Performance Management
11 8 (5.41%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.46%) SQL
2 32 (21.62%) Shell Script
3 31 (20.95%) Java
4 17 (11.49%) PL/SQL
5 10 (6.76%) C
5 10 (6.76%) Python
6 7 (4.73%) Perl
7 6 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.38%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.38%) Korn
9 2 (1.35%) Groovy
10 1 (0.68%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) Java 8
10 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (15.54%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.03%) Degree
4 2 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.35%) GCFA
4 2 (1.35%) GCFE
4 2 (1.35%) GIAC
4 2 (1.35%) GREM
4 2 (1.35%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.68%) CISM
5 1 (0.68%) CISSP
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) EnCE
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.35%) QA
3 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) COBIT
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (10.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 14 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
5 7 (4.73%) Docker
6 6 (4.05%) OCFS2
7 5 (3.38%) SRDF
7 5 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.70%) NFS
9 3 (2.03%) Ceph
9 3 (2.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.35%) Firmware
10 2 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.35%) PowerHA
10 2 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (1.35%) XenApp
11 1 (0.68%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.68%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (13.51%) Tivoli
2 18 (12.16%) Data Guard
3 14 (9.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (7.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.05%) Kubernetes
6 6 (4.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (2.70%) Ansible
7 4 (2.70%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.03%) Grafana
8 3 (2.03%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.35%) EMC TimeFinder
9 2 (1.35%) EnCase
9 2 (1.35%) FTK
9 2 (1.35%) NetApp OnCommand
9 2 (1.35%) Puppet
9 2 (1.35%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.68%) Control-M
10 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 65 (43.92%) Oracle
2 59 (39.86%) IBM
3 38 (25.68%) Red Hat
4 18 (12.16%) Veritas
4 18 (12.16%) VMware
5 15 (10.14%) SAP
6 11 (7.43%) Informatica
7 9 (6.08%) Citrix
7 9 (6.08%) HP
7 9 (6.08%) Microsoft
7 9 (6.08%) NetApp
8 8 (5.41%) TIBCO
9 7 (4.73%) Cisco
9 7 (4.73%) EMC
10 6 (4.05%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.03%) Aruba
11 3 (2.03%) F5
11 3 (2.03%) Juniper
11 3 (2.03%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.03%) Sun