Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 422 621 631
Rank change year-on-year +199 +10 -210
Contract jobs citing AIX 85 153 248
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.49% 0.99% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 85 135
Median daily rate £440 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.86% +2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £321 £350 £325
90th Percentile £538 £565 £628
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £52.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.81% +72.13% -
10th Percentile £35.75 £45.45 £22.85
90th Percentile £46.25 £53.75 £50.45
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year -23.08% +49.18% -

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 5,687 15,403 19,958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.57% 20.65% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,414 9,600 12,432
Median daily rate £432 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.65% - -
10th Percentile £165 £146 £163
90th Percentile £625 £613 £613
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 1,110 1,358
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.39
% change year-on-year +14.29% +0.62% -0.61%

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 29 November 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 29 November 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
North of England +127 28 £438 +19.05% 5
London +145 20 £475 +2.70% 7
North West +79 15 £400 +9.59%
South East +140 14 £463 -7.50% 4
Midlands +87 11 £400 - 3
North East +47 11 £440 +25.71%
West Midlands +66 6 £288 -23.33% 2
East Midlands +47 5 £463 +12.12% 1
East of England +72 3 £330 -34.00%
Yorkshire +59 2 £388 +1.31% 5
South West +99 1 - -
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 29 November 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 57 (67.06%) Unix
2 46 (54.12%) Linux
2 46 (54.12%) SQL
3 43 (50.59%) Oracle
4 30 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 25 (29.41%) IBM
6 23 (27.06%) Windows
7 22 (25.88%) SC Cleared
8 21 (24.71%) Red Hat
9 18 (21.18%) Migration
9 18 (21.18%) PL/SQL
10 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (16.47%) Finance
11 14 (16.47%) Solaris
12 13 (15.29%) MS Access
12 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
12 13 (15.29%) Oracle Database
12 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
13 12 (14.12%) Sybase
13 12 (14.12%) DB2
13 12 (14.12%) Shell Script
13 12 (14.12%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (12.94%) VBA
14 11 (12.94%) Sun
14 11 (12.94%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (11.76%) MySQL
15 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (11.76%) WebSphere
16 9 (10.59%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (10.59%) ITIL

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 10 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.71%) JBoss
2 4 (4.71%) NetWeaver
3 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.35%) Confluence
4 2 (2.35%) SAS
4 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.18%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Azure
2 6 (7.06%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.88%) GitHub
4 4 (4.71%) AWS
4 4 (4.71%) IaaS
4 4 (4.71%) PaaS
5 3 (3.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (3.53%) Office 365
5 3 (3.53%) SaaS
6 2 (2.35%) GCP
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) DNS
2 6 (7.06%) Firewall
3 5 (5.88%) SAN
3 5 (5.88%) VPN
4 4 (4.71%) MPLS
4 4 (4.71%) WAN
5 3 (3.53%) DHCP
5 3 (3.53%) PBX
5 3 (3.53%) Skype
5 3 (3.53%) VoIP
5 3 (3.53%) Wireless
6 2 (2.35%) SNMP
6 2 (2.35%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.35%) VSAN
7 1 (1.18%) BGP
7 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.18%) LAN
7 1 (1.18%) OSPF
7 1 (1.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) MS Access
1 13 (15.29%) Oracle Database
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) DB2
3 10 (11.76%) MySQL
4 9 (10.59%) Qlik Sense
5 8 (9.41%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (8.24%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (7.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (4.71%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (3.53%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (3.53%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (3.53%) SAP HANA
11 2 (2.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (2.35%) SAS EBI
11 2 (2.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) CA Gen
2 6 (7.06%) Toad
3 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.53%) JIRA
5 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.18%) Ant
6 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.18%) Maven
6 1 (1.18%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.18%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Public Sector
3 6 (7.06%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.35%) French Language
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (17.65%) Consultant
2 13 (15.29%) Data Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) DBA
4 8 (9.41%) Administrator
4 8 (9.41%) AIX Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Developer
5 7 (8.24%) Architect
5 7 (8.24%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) AIX Consultant
7 4 (4.71%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) AIX Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) Middleware
2 6 (7.06%) LDAP
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (3.53%) JDBC
4 3 (3.53%) JSP
4 3 (3.53%) RESTful
4 3 (3.53%) SailPoint
4 3 (3.53%) SAP Basis
4 3 (3.53%) Servlets
4 3 (3.53%) Web Services
4 3 (3.53%) XML
5 1 (1.18%) .NET
5 1 (1.18%) Flash
5 1 (1.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Clustering
2 6 (7.06%) Replication
3 4 (4.71%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.53%) PKI
4 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.35%) LPAR
5 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.18%) HACMP
6 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 57 (67.06%) Unix
2 46 (54.12%) Linux
3 23 (27.06%) Windows
4 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (16.47%) Solaris
6 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.53%) zOS
8 2 (2.35%) CentOS
9 1 (1.18%) HPUX
9 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Migration
2 11 (12.94%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (10.59%) Data Engineering
4 9 (10.59%) Data Modelling
4 9 (10.59%) ITIL
5 8 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 5 (5.88%) Patch Management
7 5 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (4.71%) Change Management
8 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.71%) High Availability
8 4 (4.71%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (4.71%) Software Delivery
9 3 (3.53%) Identity Management
9 3 (3.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) SQL
2 18 (21.18%) PL/SQL
3 12 (14.12%) Shell Script
4 11 (12.94%) VBA
5 8 (9.41%) C
6 7 (8.24%) Korn
7 5 (5.88%) Perl
7 5 (5.88%) Python
8 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.71%) Java
8 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.53%) BeanShell
10 2 (2.35%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.18%) AWK
11 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 22 (25.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
2 6 (7.06%) GDPR
3 3 (3.53%) COBIT
3 3 (3.53%) GxP
3 3 (3.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.35%) NIST
5 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (5.88%) Docker
4 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (2.35%) Firmware
5 2 (2.35%) NFS
5 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.35%) vSphere
6 1 (1.18%) GPFS
6 1 (1.18%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.18%) Samba
6 1 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (9.41%) Ansible
3 6 (7.06%) Data Guard
3 6 (7.06%) Puppet
4 5 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 5 (5.88%) Tivoli
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (3.53%) Netcool
6 3 (3.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (3.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.53%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.35%) Avamar
7 2 (2.35%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.35%) IBM BigFix
7 2 (2.35%) Nagios
7 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (1.18%) SCCM
8 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (50.59%) Oracle
2 25 (29.41%) IBM
3 21 (24.71%) Red Hat
4 12 (14.12%) Sybase
5 11 (12.94%) Sun
6 9 (10.59%) CA
6 9 (10.59%) Informatica
7 8 (9.41%) HP
8 7 (8.24%) VMware
9 6 (7.06%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
10 5 (5.88%) SAP
11 4 (4.71%) Cisco
11 4 (4.71%) Dell
12 3 (3.53%) Citrix
12 3 (3.53%) EMC
12 3 (3.53%) Software AG
13 2 (2.35%) CommVault
13 2 (2.35%) NetApp
13 2 (2.35%) Veritas