Period
to 9 August 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 9 August 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
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 446 598 529
Rank change year-on-year +152 -69 -170
Contract jobs citing AIX 78 214 356
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.30% 1.27% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 123 221
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +5.88% +2.10%
10th Percentile £338 £358 £325
90th Percentile £569 £623 £553
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.06% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.20 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.98% +39.35% +176.17%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.85 £31.00
% change year-on-year -18.32% +38.23% +176.17%

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 6,007 16,868 19,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.23% 20.17% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,731 10,701 12,306
Median daily rate £450 £430 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £163 £156 £185
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £431 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.41% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 1,031 1,352
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.29 £11.24 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.57% - +3.80%

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 9 August 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 9 August 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 +125 47 £463 -4.15% 4
London +184 14 £475 -9.52% 4
North of England +105 12 £400 +5.96% 2
North West +79 11 £350 -5.72% 1
Midlands +85 2 £425 - 3
West Midlands +57 2 £425 +13.33%
South West +80 1 - -
Yorkshire +66 1 £475 +18.75% 1
East of England +63 1 £383 -12.07% 1
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 9 August 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 54 (69.23%) Oracle
2 41 (52.56%) Linux
3 36 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 27 (34.62%) SC Cleared
4 27 (34.62%) Unix
5 26 (33.33%) IBM
6 22 (28.21%) Windows
6 22 (28.21%) Oracle Database
7 21 (26.92%) SQL
8 20 (25.64%) SAP
9 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 15 (19.23%) Java
9 15 (19.23%) Finance
10 14 (17.95%) Migration
10 14 (17.95%) Clustering
11 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 12 (15.38%) SAN
12 12 (15.38%) Sybase
12 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
12 12 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
12 12 (15.38%) Data Guard
13 11 (14.10%) Project Management
13 11 (14.10%) Sun
13 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
14 10 (12.82%) HP
14 10 (12.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 10 (12.82%) PL/SQL
14 10 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (12.82%) Azure
14 10 (12.82%) AWS

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 4 (5.13%) IBM Notes
1 4 (5.13%) SAP Portal
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.28%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) AWS
1 10 (12.82%) Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 2 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) SAN
2 6 (7.69%) LAN
2 6 (7.69%) WAN
3 5 (6.41%) Firewall
4 4 (5.13%) IPsec
4 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.85%) DNS
5 3 (3.85%) HTTP
5 3 (3.85%) SSL
6 2 (2.56%) BGP
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.56%) Junos
6 2 (2.56%) MPLS
6 2 (2.56%) OSPF
6 2 (2.56%) tcpdump
6 2 (2.56%) VLAN
6 2 (2.56%) VPLS
6 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.28%) Connectrix
7 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) Oracle Database
2 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.54%) MySQL
4 8 (10.26%) DB2
5 7 (8.97%) SAP BW
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (5.13%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.56%) Sybase IQ
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) ClearCase
1 4 (5.13%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.56%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (2.56%) Toad
3 1 (1.28%) Ant
3 1 (1.28%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.28%) JIRA
3 1 (1.28%) Maven
3 1 (1.28%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Back Office
3 2 (2.56%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (16.67%) Architect
1 13 (16.67%) DBA
2 10 (12.82%) Consultant
3 8 (10.26%) Administrator
3 8 (10.26%) SailPoint Architect
4 7 (8.97%) AIX Specialist
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (8.97%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 7 (8.97%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle Architect
7 4 (5.13%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (5.13%) Developer
7 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared DBA
8 3 (3.85%) AIX Support
8 3 (3.85%) DB2 Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) HTML
1 8 (10.26%) JSP
1 8 (10.26%) LDAP
1 8 (10.26%) SailPoint
1 8 (10.26%) Servlets
1 8 (10.26%) SOAP
1 8 (10.26%) SPML
1 8 (10.26%) XML
2 7 (8.97%) SAP Basis
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (5.13%) SAP PI
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.56%) Middleware
6 1 (1.28%) .NET
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.28%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Clustering
2 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) Replication
4 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.85%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.56%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.28%) LPAR
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) PMI
7 1 (1.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 41 (52.56%) Linux
2 27 (34.62%) Unix
3 22 (28.21%) Windows
4 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.97%) SUSE
6 6 (7.69%) Solaris
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
9 3 (3.85%) HPUX
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.28%) CentOS
10 1 (1.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Migration
2 11 (14.10%) Project Management
3 10 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (10.26%) Identity Management
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (10.26%) Integration Testing
5 8 (10.26%) Project Planning
5 8 (10.26%) Resource Management
5 8 (10.26%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
5 8 (10.26%) Test Scripting
5 8 (10.26%) Workflow
6 7 (8.97%) CRM
6 7 (8.97%) ITIL
6 7 (8.97%) Supplier Relationship Management
7 6 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.69%) DevOps
7 6 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) SQL
2 15 (19.23%) Java
3 10 (12.82%) PL/SQL
4 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.41%) BeanShell
5 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.13%) VB
6 4 (5.13%) VBScript
7 2 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 27 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) OCP
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (6.41%) XenApp
5 4 (5.13%) Docker
5 4 (5.13%) Terminal Server
6 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.56%) PowerHA
7 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.56%) vSphere
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (1.28%) GPFS
8 1 (1.28%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Data Guard
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (7.69%) Tivoli
4 4 (5.13%) Ansible
4 4 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.13%) SCCM
4 4 (5.13%) SCOM
4 4 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.85%) WSUS
6 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.28%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 54 (69.23%) Oracle
2 26 (33.33%) IBM
3 20 (25.64%) SAP
4 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 12 (15.38%) Sybase
5 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.10%) Sun
6 10 (12.82%) HP
7 8 (10.26%) Novell
7 8 (10.26%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (10.26%) VMware
8 5 (6.41%) Cisco
8 5 (6.41%) Citrix
9 4 (5.13%) Lotus
9 4 (5.13%) McAfee
10 3 (3.85%) Ariba
10 3 (3.85%) EMC
10 3 (3.85%) Symantec
11 2 (2.56%) Juniper
11 2 (2.56%) MicroStrategy