Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 2017 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 452 336 353
Rank change year-on-year -116 +17 +81
Contract jobs citing AIX 140 304 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.67% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.64% 3.19% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 220 138
London median daily rate £500 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
90th Percentile £626 £625 £596
England median daily rate £420 £400 £440
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £62.50
England median hourly rate £11.23 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.84% -3.75% +128.57%

AIX is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8524 9527 9943
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.26% 21.00% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5965 6763 6725
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £249 £250 £200
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 203 356
London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.42%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £12.27
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.50 £40.63
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year - +2.10% +1.96%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing AIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in London

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AIX in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in London

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in London over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in London

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in London

AIX
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the London region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
City of London -19 18 £550 +18.92% 1
West End of London +9 2 £413 -2.94%
Chessington +6 2 - -
Docklands, London -1 1 £650 -
Paddington - 1 £338 -
Brentford - 1 £575 -
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for AIX.

1 122 (87.14%) Linux
2 90 (64.29%) Solaris
3 85 (60.71%) Unix
4 83 (59.29%) Oracle
5 77 (55.00%) IBM
6 66 (47.14%) Puppet
7 65 (46.43%) Migration
8 54 (38.57%) DevOps
9 48 (34.29%) Security Cleared
10 44 (31.43%) SAN
11 41 (29.29%) SC Cleared
12 38 (27.14%) Oracle Database
13 37 (26.43%) Windows
14 34 (24.29%) Firewall
15 32 (22.86%) Finance
16 26 (18.57%) VMware
16 26 (18.57%) Perl
17 23 (16.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 21 (15.00%) Data Centre
18 21 (15.00%) Red Hat
19 20 (14.29%) Bash Shell
20 18 (12.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
21 17 (12.14%) Java
21 17 (12.14%) SAP
22 16 (11.43%) Shell Script
22 16 (11.43%) Data Migration
23 15 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
24 14 (10.00%) Web Operations
24 14 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
25 13 (9.29%) SUSE

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.29%) Apache
2 6 (4.29%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.86%) NetWeaver
5 3 (2.14%) IIS
5 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.43%) CICS
6 2 (1.43%) iPlanet
6 2 (1.43%) JBoss
6 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.71%) nginx
7 1 (0.71%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 1 (0.71%) Maximo
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.57%) SaaS
3 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (31.43%) SAN
2 34 (24.29%) Firewall
3 9 (6.43%) DNS
4 7 (5.00%) SSL
5 6 (4.29%) SSH
6 5 (3.57%) LDAP
6 5 (3.57%) SMS
7 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.14%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (1.43%) DMZ
9 2 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.43%) FTP
9 2 (1.43%) HTTP
9 2 (1.43%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.43%) LAN
9 2 (1.43%) NAS
9 2 (1.43%) SNMP
9 2 (1.43%) VPN
9 2 (1.43%) WAN
10 1 (0.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.14%) Oracle Database
2 11 (7.86%) DB2
3 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.86%) Big Data
5 4 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.86%) MS Access
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.14%) MySQL
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.43%) GIS
7 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.43%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.71%) Introscope
General
1 32 (22.86%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.14%) Banking
4 8 (5.71%) Electronics
4 8 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.71%) Marketing
5 3 (2.14%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.14%) Legal
5 3 (2.14%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) International Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (25.00%) AIX Engineer
2 31 (22.14%) Unix Engineer
3 28 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
5 24 (17.14%) Solaris Engineer
6 21 (15.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 13 (9.29%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (7.86%) Administrator
8 11 (7.86%) WebOps Engineer
9 10 (7.14%) Consultant
10 8 (5.71%) Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) DBA
12 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.29%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (4.29%) Oracle DBA
12 6 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (3.57%) Security Analyst
13 5 (3.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.86%) Middleware
2 6 (4.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (3.57%) SAP Basis
4 3 (2.14%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (2.14%) Sensu
5 2 (1.43%) ISPF
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.43%) Web Services
6 1 (0.71%) HTML
6 1 (0.71%) JSON
6 1 (0.71%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.71%) REST
6 1 (0.71%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.71%) XML
6 1 (0.71%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.29%) Replication
3 5 (3.57%) iSeries
3 5 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.57%) PMI
4 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.14%) Clustering
6 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.43%) AS400
6 2 (1.43%) DataPower
6 2 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.43%) NHS
6 2 (1.43%) PKI
6 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.71%) CMDB
7 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 122 (87.14%) Linux
2 90 (64.29%) Solaris
3 85 (60.71%) Unix
4 37 (26.43%) Windows
5 23 (16.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (12.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 13 (9.29%) SUSE
8 10 (7.14%) Windows Server
8 10 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (3.57%) zOS
12 4 (2.86%) HPUX
13 2 (1.43%) VMS
14 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.71%) OS/400
14 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (46.43%) Migration
2 54 (38.57%) DevOps
3 16 (11.43%) Data Migration
4 14 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.00%) Web Operations
5 13 (9.29%) ITIL
6 12 (8.57%) Change Management
7 11 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.43%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.71%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.00%) ITIL V3
10 7 (5.00%) SDLC
11 6 (4.29%) High Availability
11 6 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (4.29%) Project Management
12 5 (3.57%) Data Security
12 5 (3.57%) ITSM
12 5 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.57%) Perl
2 20 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 17 (12.14%) Java
4 16 (11.43%) Shell Script
5 13 (9.29%) SQL
6 12 (8.57%) Python
7 10 (7.14%) VBScript
8 9 (6.43%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.00%) Ruby
10 6 (4.29%) Korn
11 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.43%) JCL
12 2 (1.43%) PHP
13 1 (0.71%) AWK
13 1 (0.71%) Jython
13 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.71%) RPG
13 1 (0.71%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.71%) RPG/400
13 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 48 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 41 (29.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.43%) Degree
4 8 (5.71%) CISSP
5 5 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.43%) CISA
6 2 (1.43%) GCIA
6 2 (1.43%) GCIH
7 1 (0.71%) CCNA
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.71%) MCP
7 1 (0.71%) MCSE
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) COBIT
2 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) COSO
System Software
1 15 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (4.29%) NFS
5 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.86%) SRDF
6 3 (2.14%) PowerHA
6 3 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.43%) iptables
7 2 (1.43%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (1.43%) Veritas File System
7 2 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.71%) Firmware
8 1 (0.71%) KVM
8 1 (0.71%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 66 (47.14%) Puppet
2 11 (7.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (7.14%) BladeLogic
4 9 (6.43%) Ansible
4 9 (6.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (4.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (3.57%) Data Guard
7 4 (2.86%) Nagios
7 4 (2.86%) Tivoli
8 3 (2.14%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.43%) EMC TimeFinder
9 2 (1.43%) NetApp OnCommand
9 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.43%) SCCM
9 2 (1.43%) SnapMirror
9 2 (1.43%) SnapVault
9 2 (1.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.71%) IBM BigFix
10 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 83 (59.29%) Oracle
2 77 (55.00%) IBM
3 26 (18.57%) VMware
4 21 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 17 (12.14%) SAP
6 12 (8.57%) BMC
7 9 (6.43%) Tripwire
8 8 (5.71%) HP
9 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
9 6 (4.29%) NetApp
10 5 (3.57%) Citrix
11 4 (2.86%) Bloomberg
11 4 (2.86%) Dell
11 4 (2.86%) EMC
11 4 (2.86%) Reuters
12 3 (2.14%) Hortonworks
12 3 (2.14%) Veritas
13 2 (1.43%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.43%) Brocade
13 2 (1.43%) Qualys