Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 531 357 247
Rank change year-on-year -174 -110 +98
Contract jobs citing AIX 362 601 1,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.68% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.83% 3.33% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 381 689
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £270
90th Percentile £538 £553 £538
UK median daily rate £420 £420 £400
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 15
England median hourly rate £31.00 £11.23 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.17% -70.84% -3.75%
10th Percentile £30.50 £10.61 £24.15
90th Percentile £48.65 £11.84 £42.77
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £11.23 £38.00
% change year-on-year +176.17% -70.46% -5.00%

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 19,821 18,044 22,550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.86% 20.42% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,472 11,436 14,386
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £213
90th Percentile £615 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,371 1,067 1,209
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +1.52% +2.10%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.62 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +2.10%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -39 152 £430 -4.44% 6
North of England -107 81 £388 -0.64% 9
London -110 76 £425 -15.00% 4
North West -83 42 £425 +1.19% 2
East of England +8 20 £425 -12.82% 7
South West +2 20 £385 -8.88% 2
North East -49 20 £350 +6.06%
Yorkshire -8 19 £375 +4.17% 7
Midlands -37 11 £350 -22.22% 1
East Midlands -2 6 £300 -15.19%
West Midlands -45 5 £363 -23.68% 1
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 260 (71.82%) Linux
2 183 (50.55%) Unix
3 155 (42.82%) Oracle
4 150 (41.44%) Windows
5 117 (32.32%) Solaris
6 110 (30.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 109 (30.11%) IBM
8 96 (26.52%) Red Hat
9 84 (23.20%) Finance
10 82 (22.65%) VMware
11 78 (21.55%) SQL
11 78 (21.55%) Security Cleared
12 73 (20.17%) SC Cleared
13 70 (19.34%) SAN
14 68 (18.78%) Shell Script
15 66 (18.23%) Perl
16 65 (17.96%) Problem-Solving
17 60 (16.57%) Oracle Database
18 58 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
19 55 (15.19%) Configuration Management
20 52 (14.36%) Middleware
21 48 (13.26%) Java
21 48 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
22 44 (12.15%) DB2
22 44 (12.15%) Microsoft
23 43 (11.88%) ITIL
24 42 (11.60%) Active Directory
24 42 (11.60%) HP
24 42 (11.60%) Migration
24 42 (11.60%) Clustering

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 38 (10.50%) WebSphere
2 27 (7.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (4.97%) Oracle Service Bus
3 18 (4.97%) WebLogic
3 18 (4.97%) WebSphere Application Server
4 17 (4.70%) IIS
5 11 (3.04%) JBoss
6 8 (2.21%) Apache
6 8 (2.21%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.66%) FileNet
7 6 (1.66%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (1.66%) Oracle BPEL
8 5 (1.38%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.38%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.10%) NetWeaver
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.10%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.83%) nginx
11 2 (0.55%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 8 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.28%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 19 (5.25%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (4.97%) Siebel CRM
3 15 (4.14%) Oracle Utilities
4 10 (2.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 8 (2.21%) BusinessWare
6 7 (1.93%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.83%) Actimize
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.55%) BASE24
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.28%) Magento
10 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.04%) IaaS
3 11 (3.04%) PaaS
3 11 (3.04%) SaaS
4 7 (1.93%) Office 365
5 3 (0.83%) Datadog
6 2 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.55%) Serverless
7 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) GitHub
7 1 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.28%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 70 (19.34%) SAN
2 26 (7.18%) Firewall
3 25 (6.91%) DNS
4 13 (3.59%) VLAN
5 12 (3.31%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.04%) DMZ
7 10 (2.76%) SSL
8 8 (2.21%) SSH
9 7 (1.93%) SMS
10 6 (1.66%) NAS
10 6 (1.66%) Network Security
11 5 (1.38%) HTTP
11 5 (1.38%) HTTPS
12 4 (1.10%) DHCP
12 4 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.10%) LAN
12 4 (1.10%) Skype
12 4 (1.10%) WAN
13 3 (0.83%) VoIP
13 3 (0.83%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (16.57%) Oracle Database
2 44 (12.15%) DB2
3 37 (10.22%) SQL Server
4 31 (8.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (7.46%) Oracle ODI
6 25 (6.91%) Oracle Database 12c
7 22 (6.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 22 (6.08%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (4.42%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.59%) RDBMS
10 12 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.76%) MySQL
12 8 (2.21%) Blockchain
12 8 (2.21%) SQLPlus
13 6 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.66%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.38%) NoSQL
15 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (5.80%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.49%) Ant
4 8 (2.21%) ProC
5 7 (1.93%) JDeveloper
6 4 (1.10%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.83%) CA Gen
7 3 (0.83%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.83%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.55%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.55%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.55%) JIRA
8 2 (0.55%) RStudio
8 2 (0.55%) Toad
8 2 (0.55%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.28%) Firebug
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 84 (23.20%) Finance
2 36 (9.94%) Banking
3 20 (5.52%) Financial Institution
4 13 (3.59%) Retail
5 4 (1.10%) Military
6 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.83%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.28%) Automotive
7 1 (0.28%) German Language
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (16.57%) Administrator
2 46 (12.71%) Architect
2 46 (12.71%) Developer
3 44 (12.15%) DBA
4 38 (10.50%) Linux Administrator
5 34 (9.39%) Systems Administrator
6 28 (7.73%) Oracle DBA
7 27 (7.46%) Analyst
8 26 (7.18%) Consultant
8 26 (7.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 21 (5.80%) Infrastructure Architect
9 21 (5.80%) Oracle Developer
9 21 (5.80%) Unix Administrator
10 17 (4.70%) Project Manager
11 16 (4.42%) Technical Architect
12 14 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (3.87%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 11 (3.04%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (3.04%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (3.04%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (14.36%) Middleware
2 21 (5.80%) LDAP
2 21 (5.80%) Web Services
3 18 (4.97%) Oracle Fusion
4 16 (4.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (3.04%) XML
6 10 (2.76%) HTML
7 8 (2.21%) J2EE
7 8 (2.21%) jQuery
8 7 (1.93%) Software Packaging
9 6 (1.66%) IBM Integration Bus
9 6 (1.66%) JSON
10 5 (1.38%) JSP
11 4 (1.10%) Oracle ADF
11 4 (1.10%) SAP Basis
12 3 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (0.83%) Java EE
13 2 (0.55%) EDI
13 2 (0.55%) Regular Expression
13 2 (0.55%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (11.60%) Clustering
3 41 (11.33%) Data Centre
4 28 (7.73%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (4.42%) Mainframe
5 16 (4.42%) Replication
6 11 (3.04%) DataPower
6 11 (3.04%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.76%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.93%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.66%) CMDB
9 6 (1.66%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.66%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.38%) HACMP
11 4 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.10%) LPAR
12 3 (0.83%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.83%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 260 (71.82%) Linux
2 183 (50.55%) Unix
3 150 (41.44%) Windows
4 117 (32.32%) Solaris
5 110 (30.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (10.50%) Windows Server
7 29 (8.01%) Windows XP
8 22 (6.08%) HPUX
9 18 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (4.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 16 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (4.14%) CentOS
11 15 (4.14%) Windows 2000
11 15 (4.14%) Windows NT
12 14 (3.87%) Windows 10
12 14 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (3.31%) Oracle Linux
13 12 (3.31%) Windows 7
14 11 (3.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 8 (2.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (17.96%) Problem-Solving
2 55 (15.19%) Configuration Management
3 43 (11.88%) ITIL
4 42 (11.60%) Migration
5 39 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (10.50%) DevOps
7 32 (8.84%) Project Management
8 27 (7.46%) SOA
9 24 (6.63%) Change Management
10 23 (6.35%) CRM
11 21 (5.80%) ETL
11 21 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (4.14%) Data Management
13 15 (4.14%) Data Mapping
13 15 (4.14%) Master Data Management
13 15 (4.14%) Open Source
13 15 (4.14%) SDLC
13 15 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (4.14%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 78 (21.55%) SQL
2 68 (18.78%) Shell Script
3 66 (18.23%) Perl
4 48 (13.26%) Java
5 41 (11.33%) Python
6 27 (7.46%) Bash Shell
7 26 (7.18%) Korn
8 25 (6.91%) PL/SQL
9 18 (4.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 17 (4.70%) C
10 17 (4.70%) Ruby
11 15 (4.14%) PowerShell
12 13 (3.59%) JavaScript
13 9 (2.49%) C++
14 8 (2.21%) PHP
15 6 (1.66%) AWK
16 3 (0.83%) Jython
17 2 (0.55%) JCL
18 1 (0.28%) Assembly Language
18 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (21.55%) Security Cleared
2 73 (20.17%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.59%) RHCE
4 11 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.21%) MCSE
6 6 (1.66%) CISSP
6 6 (1.66%) Degree
7 4 (1.10%) CISMP
7 4 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.10%) MCSA
8 3 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.83%) MCP
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.83%) PMP
8 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.83%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.70%) SLA
2 6 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.38%) SEPA
4 4 (1.10%) QA
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (11.60%) Active Directory
3 29 (8.01%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.52%) Firmware
5 19 (5.25%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (3.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (3.59%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (3.04%) Docker
7 11 (3.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (3.04%) XenApp
8 10 (2.76%) NFS
8 10 (2.76%) vSphere
9 9 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 6 (1.66%) Oracle Clusterware
12 3 (0.83%) flannel
13 2 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
14 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (9.39%) Puppet
2 28 (7.73%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (6.91%) Ansible
4 20 (5.52%) Data Guard
4 20 (5.52%) SCCM
5 17 (4.70%) Tivoli
6 14 (3.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (3.04%) CFEngine
8 10 (2.76%) Cobbler
9 7 (1.93%) Kubernetes
9 7 (1.93%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.93%) RSA Archer
10 6 (1.66%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (1.38%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (1.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 5 (1.38%) vCenter Server
12 4 (1.10%) Forum Sentry
12 4 (1.10%) Netcool
12 4 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 155 (42.82%) Oracle
2 109 (30.11%) IBM
3 96 (26.52%) Red Hat
4 82 (22.65%) VMware
5 44 (12.15%) Microsoft
6 42 (11.60%) HP
7 35 (9.67%) EMC
7 35 (9.67%) Sun
8 29 (8.01%) Siebel
9 25 (6.91%) Citrix
10 21 (5.80%) Veritas
11 19 (5.25%) webMethods
12 18 (4.97%) Hitachi
13 16 (4.42%) Palo Alto
14 15 (4.14%) Informatica
15 13 (3.59%) 3PAR
15 13 (3.59%) SaltStack
16 12 (3.31%) Axway
17 11 (3.04%) NetApp
17 11 (3.04%) Symantec