Period
to 1 March 2021

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 1 March 2021 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
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 456 593 663
Rank change year-on-year +137 +70 -170
Contract jobs citing AIX 111 96 189
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 0.78% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 47 95
Median daily rate £430 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +4.40% +13.75%
10th Percentile £325 £372 £336
90th Percentile £538 £582 £603
UK median daily rate £450 £463 £455
% change year-on-year -2.70% +1.65% +13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £60.00 £18.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +224.32% -61.05% +5.56%
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £41.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +46.34% -13.68% +5.56%

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 6,638 12,253 18,739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.33% 20.22% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,298 7,943 12,049
Median daily rate £440 £413 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.90% +2.06%
10th Percentile £169 £140 £160
90th Percentile £625 £600 £613
UK median daily rate £440 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +7.32% -3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 918 1,134
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.10 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.93% +0.59% +3.03%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.62 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.86
% change year-on-year -0.40% +3.80% +2.18%

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 1 March 2021.

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 1 March 2021. 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
North of England +103 35 £438 +21.87% 4
London +61 31 £435 -5.95% 7
Midlands +67 24 £381 -10.35% 7
North West +56 15 £400 +8.70% 2
West Midlands +53 15 £362 -12.24% 1
North East +45 15 £440 +25.71%
East Midlands +28 9 £400 -8.57% 6
South East +78 6 £333 -32.14% 5
Yorkshire - 5 £300 - 2
East of England +51 3 £330 -31.96% 2
South West +69 2 - - 1
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, 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 74 (66.67%) Unix
2 58 (52.25%) Linux
3 47 (42.34%) SQL
4 46 (41.44%) Security Cleared
5 44 (39.64%) Oracle
6 35 (31.53%) SC Cleared
7 33 (29.73%) Migration
8 31 (27.93%) IBM
9 21 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (17.12%) Windows
11 18 (16.22%) Informatica
11 18 (16.22%) Red Hat
12 17 (15.32%) Solaris
12 17 (15.32%) MS Access
12 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (13.51%) VBA
14 14 (12.61%) Oracle Database
14 14 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (11.71%) Qlik Sense
15 13 (11.71%) Shell Script
15 13 (11.71%) PL/SQL
15 13 (11.71%) Azure
16 12 (10.81%) QA
16 12 (10.81%) VMware
16 12 (10.81%) Clustering
16 12 (10.81%) ITIL
16 12 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (10.81%) Data Centre
16 12 (10.81%) Puppet

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 (7.21%) SAS
1 8 (7.21%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.31%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.60%) JBoss
3 4 (3.60%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.80%) Apache
4 2 (1.80%) Confluence
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) Azure
2 8 (7.21%) AWS
3 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.50%) PaaS
5 4 (3.60%) IaaS
6 3 (2.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (2.70%) GitHub
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (2.70%) SaaS
7 2 (1.80%) GCP
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) SAN
2 8 (7.21%) DNS
3 4 (3.60%) DHCP
4 3 (2.70%) Firewall
4 3 (2.70%) MPLS
4 3 (2.70%) PBX
4 3 (2.70%) Skype
4 3 (2.70%) VoIP
4 3 (2.70%) VPN
4 3 (2.70%) WAN
4 3 (2.70%) Wireless
5 1 (0.90%) Connectrix
5 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.90%) NAS
5 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) MS Access
2 14 (12.61%) Oracle Database
3 13 (11.71%) Qlik Sense
4 12 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
6 8 (7.21%) MySQL
6 8 (7.21%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (6.31%) DB2
7 7 (6.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 7 (6.31%) SAS EBI
7 7 (6.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 6 (5.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (4.50%) Big Data
10 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (2.70%) Base SAS
11 3 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (2.70%) SAP HANA
11 3 (2.70%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) CA Gen
2 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.41%) Toad
3 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.70%) JIRA
3 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.80%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.90%) Ant
5 1 (0.90%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.90%) JMeter
5 1 (0.90%) JProfiler
5 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.90%) Maven
5 1 (0.90%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.90%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.90%) YourKit
General
1 11 (9.91%) Public Sector
2 8 (7.21%) Finance
3 4 (3.60%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (16.22%) Data Engineer
2 14 (12.61%) Administrator
2 14 (12.61%) Consultant
3 12 (10.81%) Architect
4 10 (9.01%) AIX Engineer
4 10 (9.01%) Unix Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) Developer
6 7 (6.31%) DBA
7 6 (5.41%) AIX Consultant
7 6 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.41%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (4.50%) AIX Administrator
8 5 (4.50%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.50%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.60%) DB2 DBA
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) Middleware
2 3 (2.70%) JDBC
2 3 (2.70%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.80%) .NET
3 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.80%) LDAP
3 2 (1.80%) ODBC
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.80%) Web Services
4 1 (0.90%) J2EE
4 1 (0.90%) JSP
4 1 (0.90%) RESTful
4 1 (0.90%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.90%) Servlets
4 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Clustering
1 12 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.21%) LPAR
3 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (2.70%) HACMP
5 3 (2.70%) PKI
5 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.80%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 74 (66.67%) Unix
2 58 (52.25%) Linux
3 21 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (17.12%) Windows
5 17 (15.32%) Solaris
6 7 (6.31%) HPUX
7 6 (5.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 6 (5.41%) Windows Server
8 5 (4.50%) CentOS
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.70%) SUSE
9 3 (2.70%) zOS
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.73%) Migration
2 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (10.81%) ITIL
6 11 (9.91%) Data Engineering
6 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
6 11 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (8.11%) Patch Management
7 9 (8.11%) Runbook
7 9 (8.11%) Software Delivery
7 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.21%) Change Management
8 8 (7.21%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (6.31%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (4.50%) High Availability
12 4 (3.60%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (42.34%) SQL
2 15 (13.51%) VBA
3 13 (11.71%) PL/SQL
3 13 (11.71%) Shell Script
4 10 (9.01%) Bash Shell
5 9 (8.11%) Perl
6 8 (7.21%) C
6 8 (7.21%) Korn
7 7 (6.31%) Python
8 5 (4.50%) AWK
9 4 (3.60%) Java
10 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.80%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.80%) C#
12 1 (0.90%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.90%) R
12 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (41.44%) Security Cleared
2 35 (31.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.90%) Degree
4 1 (0.90%) ISEB
4 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.81%) QA
2 5 (4.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.50%) SLA
3 4 (3.60%) GDPR
4 3 (2.70%) COBIT
5 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.90%) GxP
5 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) GPFS
2 8 (7.21%) PowerHA
3 7 (6.31%) Docker
4 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.70%) Firmware
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.80%) NFS
7 2 (1.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.90%) Gluster
8 1 (0.90%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.90%) Samba
8 1 (0.90%) SRDF
8 1 (0.90%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) Puppet
2 10 (9.01%) Ansible
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (4.50%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.60%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.70%) BladeLogic
6 3 (2.70%) SCOM
6 3 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.80%) IBM BigFix
7 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.90%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.90%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.90%) SCCM
8 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.90%) Terraform
8 1 (0.90%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (39.64%) Oracle
2 31 (27.93%) IBM
3 18 (16.22%) Informatica
3 18 (16.22%) Red Hat
4 12 (10.81%) VMware
5 9 (8.11%) HP
5 9 (8.11%) Sun
6 8 (7.21%) CA
7 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.41%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (4.50%) SAP
8 5 (4.50%) Sybase
9 4 (3.60%) Veritas
10 3 (2.70%) Cisco
10 3 (2.70%) Citrix
10 3 (2.70%) Dell
10 3 (2.70%) EMC
10 3 (2.70%) Software AG
11 2 (1.80%) McAfee
11 2 (1.80%) NetApp