Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 January 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 221 166
Rank change year-on-year -37 -55 +65
Contract jobs citing AIX 111 134 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.87% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.93% 3.92% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 78 158
South East median daily rate £413 £414 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% -1.49% +5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £335 £350
90th Percentile £510 £511 £543
England median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.28 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.97% +8.20% +12.28%
10th Percentile £42.50 £43.28 £24.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £41.60
England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +23.29% -1.35% -1.33%

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,794 3,422 4,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.99% 22.20% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,128 1,949 2,546
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £143 £200 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 272 411
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.18 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.19% -19.13% +25.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.71 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% - +3.13%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing AIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in the South East

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in the South East

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in the South East

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in the South East

AIX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Hampshire +9 68 £425 +11.84% 6
Thames Valley -45 25 £400 -15.79% 6
Berkshire -42 15 £400 -12.57% 4
Surrey -20 12 £413 -13.16%
Buckinghamshire -16 10 £310 -27.06% 2
West Sussex -1 2 £413 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for AIX.

1 73 (65.77%) Linux
2 68 (61.26%) Oracle
3 47 (42.34%) Unix
4 36 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (31.53%) Oracle Database
6 34 (30.63%) Solaris
7 33 (29.73%) Shell Script
8 30 (27.03%) Red Hat
9 28 (25.23%) Windows
10 26 (23.42%) SAN
11 25 (22.52%) VMware
12 23 (20.72%) Middleware
12 23 (20.72%) IBM
13 22 (19.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 21 (18.92%) Data Management
14 21 (18.92%) Korn
15 20 (18.02%) WebSphere
16 19 (17.12%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (17.12%) Oracle Database 12c
17 18 (16.22%) Oracle Clusterware
18 17 (15.32%) Finance
19 16 (14.41%) SQL
19 16 (14.41%) Oracle Fusion
19 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
20 15 (13.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 15 (13.51%) SOA
21 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
21 14 (12.61%) Java
21 14 (12.61%) Master Data Management
21 14 (12.61%) SC Cleared

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (18.02%) WebSphere
2 15 (13.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (11.71%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (6.31%) Apache
5 6 (5.41%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.50%) JBoss
7 3 (2.70%) nginx
8 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.90%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.90%) Liferay
9 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Oracle Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Siebel CRM
2 12 (10.81%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) IaaS
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.42%) SAN
2 8 (7.21%) Firewall
3 7 (6.31%) WAN
4 4 (3.60%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.60%) SSL
4 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.70%) DNS
6 1 (0.90%) FCoE
6 1 (0.90%) Internet
6 1 (0.90%) Intranet
6 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.90%) LAN
6 1 (0.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.53%) Oracle Database
2 19 (17.12%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (17.12%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (9.91%) RDBMS
3 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.91%) SQLPlus
4 8 (7.21%) DB2
4 8 (7.21%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (7.21%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (7.21%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.50%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (5.41%) ProC
3 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.90%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Local Government
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (18.92%) Administrator
2 20 (18.02%) DBA
2 20 (18.02%) Oracle DBA
3 17 (15.32%) Developer
4 13 (11.71%) AIX Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) Architect
6 11 (9.91%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 10 (9.01%) Consultant
7 10 (9.01%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (9.01%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (8.11%) AIX Administrator
9 8 (7.21%) AIX Systems Administrator
9 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL Developer
9 8 (7.21%) SQL Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (6.31%) Java Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Lead Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (6.31%) Senior Oracle DBA
10 7 (6.31%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.72%) Middleware
2 16 (14.41%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (9.91%) HTML
4 10 (9.01%) jQuery
5 6 (5.41%) HTML5
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.80%) J2EE
8 1 (0.90%) .NET
8 1 (0.90%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Clustering
1 12 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.50%) EMC VNX
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle Exalogic
3 5 (4.50%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.50%) SWIFT
3 5 (4.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (1.80%) LPAR
4 2 (1.80%) Online Games
4 2 (1.80%) Replication
5 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (65.77%) Linux
2 47 (42.34%) Unix
3 36 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (30.63%) Solaris
5 28 (25.23%) Windows
6 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (9.91%) Windows Server
8 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.70%) HPUX
10 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.80%) SUSE
11 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.80%) zOS
12 1 (0.90%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.90%) VMS
12 1 (0.90%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.92%) Data Management
2 15 (13.51%) SOA
3 14 (12.61%) Master Data Management
4 13 (11.71%) CRM
5 12 (10.81%) SDLC
5 12 (10.81%) WFM
6 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.91%) Configuration Management
6 11 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (9.91%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (9.91%) Waterfall
7 10 (9.01%) Project Management
8 9 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (6.31%) Data Mapping
9 7 (6.31%) ETL
10 6 (5.41%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (5.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.41%) Validation
11 5 (4.50%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (4.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.73%) Shell Script
2 21 (18.92%) Korn
3 16 (14.41%) SQL
4 14 (12.61%) Java
5 12 (10.81%) PL/SQL
6 11 (9.91%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.01%) C
8 8 (7.21%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 7 (6.31%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.80%) Perl
12 1 (0.90%) C-shell
12 1 (0.90%) PHP
12 1 (0.90%) Python
12 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) RHCE
4 2 (1.80%) Degree
5 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.90%) ISEB
5 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.90%) OCP
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (16.22%) Oracle Clusterware
2 12 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (7.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (5.41%) Docker
6 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
6 5 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.80%) flannel
8 2 (1.80%) vSphere
9 1 (0.90%) Samba
9 1 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.90%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (19.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (9.01%) Tivoli
3 7 (6.31%) Cobbler
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (3.60%) Data Guard
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (3.60%) Puppet
6 3 (2.70%) Ansible
7 2 (1.80%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (1.80%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.90%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.90%) yum
Vendors
1 68 (61.26%) Oracle
2 30 (27.03%) Red Hat
3 25 (22.52%) VMware
4 23 (20.72%) IBM
5 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
6 13 (11.71%) Siebel
7 10 (9.01%) EMC
8 9 (8.11%) Veritas
9 7 (6.31%) HP
9 7 (6.31%) webMethods
10 6 (5.41%) Citrix
11 4 (3.60%) Cisco
11 4 (3.60%) Splunk
12 3 (2.70%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.70%) Brocade
12 3 (2.70%) NetApp
13 2 (1.80%) Infoblox
13 2 (1.80%) Sun
13 2 (1.80%) Symantec
13 2 (1.80%) TIBCO