Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 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
England > London
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 432 423 561
Rank change year-on-year -9 +138 -20
Contract jobs citing AIX 31 14 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.065% 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.92% 0.38% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 18
10th Percentile £365 £375 £421
25th Percentile £413 £384 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £454 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.42% -13.52% +20.00%
75th Percentile £500 £515 £633
90th Percentile £583 £556 £688
England median daily rate £439 £480 £455
% change year-on-year -8.63% +5.49% +10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £43.20
England median hourly rate £60.00 £18.50 £43.20
% change year-on-year +224.32% -57.18% +39.35%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,353 3,705 7,490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.33% 17.31% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,363 2,633 5,311
10th Percentile £275 £172 £181
25th Percentile £400 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £488
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +2.63%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £588
90th Percentile £684 £650 £656
England median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 114 193
10th Percentile £14.98 £14.41 £14.00
25th Percentile £23.56 £18.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate £42.75 £21.13 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +102.37% +5.63% +3.90%
75th Percentile £64.00 £47.44 £34.25
90th Percentile £68.20 £61.13 £48.57
England median hourly rate £17.75 £17.30 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.62% +1.75% -

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AIX in London

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AIX in London.

Daily rate trend for AIX in London

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AIX in London over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AIX in London

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AIX in London.

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 9 May 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
East London - 4 £465 -
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 London region with a requirement for AIX.

1 19 (61.29%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Unix
3 13 (41.94%) Migration
4 12 (38.71%) Solaris
4 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
4 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (35.48%) IBM
5 11 (35.48%) Clustering
6 10 (32.26%) Oracle
7 7 (22.58%) Windows
7 7 (22.58%) SAN
7 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
7 7 (22.58%) LPAR
7 7 (22.58%) GPFS
8 6 (19.35%) Ansible
8 6 (19.35%) Runbook
8 6 (19.35%) Puppet
8 6 (19.35%) PowerHA
8 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 6 (19.35%) Perl
9 5 (16.13%) HP
9 5 (16.13%) Python
9 5 (16.13%) VMware
9 5 (16.13%) Change Management
9 5 (16.13%) Banking
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
10 4 (12.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) AWS
1 3 (9.68%) Azure
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) DHCP
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) NAS
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
2 3 (9.68%) Social Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) AIX Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.45%) JDBC
1 2 (6.45%) ODBC
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.23%) Java EE
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Clustering
2 7 (22.58%) LPAR
3 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.45%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Unix
3 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (38.71%) Solaris
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
5 4 (12.90%) HPUX
5 4 (12.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (9.68%) CentOS
6 3 (9.68%) SUSE
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Migration
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Runbook
3 5 (16.13%) Change Management
3 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
4 4 (12.90%) Project Delivery
4 4 (12.90%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Logistics
5 3 (9.68%) Low Latency
5 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Validation
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) IT Governance
6 2 (6.45%) Line Management
6 2 (6.45%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.45%) Security Patching
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Perl
2 5 (16.13%) Python
3 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) AWK
6 1 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) Korn
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.45%) QA
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) GPFS
2 6 (19.35%) PowerHA
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (9.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (9.68%) Veritas File System
5 2 (6.45%) Docker
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.23%) Firmware
6 1 (3.23%) Gluster
6 1 (3.23%) GlusterFS
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Ansible
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) IBM
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.13%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) BMC
5 4 (12.90%) Veritas
6 3 (9.68%) Dell
6 3 (9.68%) Remedy
7 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.23%) Broadcom
7 1 (3.23%) CA
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) Dynatrace
7 1 (3.23%) McAfee
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) Nimsoft
7 1 (3.23%) Splunk
7 1 (3.23%) Sybase