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 3 months to 24 June 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 164 148
Rank change year-on-year +29 -16  
Contract jobs citing AIX 108 106 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.41% 1.19% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.41% 4.79% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 58 66
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £348 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £550 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% -10.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.06% -6.25%  

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1686 2211 2410
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.07% 24.78% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 1301 1271
Median daily rate £385 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +5.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 153 244
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.25% +30.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing AIX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -6 42 £425 +11.84% 2
Buckinghamshire - 39 £325 -
Surrey +2 17 £450 +5.88% 1
Berkshire +15 8 £650 +18.18% 1
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region with a requirement for AIX.

1 134 (69.79%) Linux
2 113 (58.85%) Oracle
3 100 (52.08%) Unix
4 51 (26.56%) Windows
5 47 (24.48%) Solaris
5 47 (24.48%) IBM
6 43 (22.40%) Red Hat
6 43 (22.40%) Configuration Management
7 40 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (20.31%) Security Cleared
8 39 (20.31%) Shell Script
9 38 (19.79%) SC Cleared
10 37 (19.27%) VMware
11 35 (18.23%) Finance
12 34 (17.71%) Migration
12 34 (17.71%) HTML
12 34 (17.71%) Oracle Database
13 33 (17.19%) SQL
13 33 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 32 (16.67%) SAN
15 30 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
16 29 (15.10%) SDLC
16 29 (15.10%) Waterfall
16 29 (15.10%) Perl
17 28 (14.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 28 (14.58%) Data Centre
18 27 (14.06%) Python
19 26 (13.54%) PHP
20 25 (13.02%) Java

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 23 (11.98%) WebLogic
2 22 (11.46%) Apache
2 22 (11.46%) Tomcat
3 19 (9.90%) nginx
4 18 (9.38%) WebSphere
5 12 (6.25%) OpenStack
6 8 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (3.65%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.52%) FileNet
9 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.65%) Oracle Utilities
2 7 (3.65%) Siebel CRM
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.52%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.52%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.67%) SAN
2 10 (5.21%) Firewall
3 8 (4.17%) DNS
3 8 (4.17%) LDAP
4 6 (3.13%) LAN
4 6 (3.13%) WAN
5 5 (2.60%) VLAN
6 4 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.56%) BGP
7 3 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.56%) FTP
7 3 (1.56%) MPLS
7 3 (1.56%) OSPF
7 3 (1.56%) SSL
7 3 (1.56%) tcpdump
7 3 (1.56%) VPLS
7 3 (1.56%) VPN
7 3 (1.56%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.04%) SSH
8 2 (1.04%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.71%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (5.73%) DB2
3 11 (5.73%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.21%) RDBMS
4 10 (5.21%) SQLPlus
5 8 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.65%) DB2 UDB
6 7 (3.65%) MySQL
6 7 (3.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (3.65%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (3.65%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.52%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 24 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 24 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 24 (12.50%) ProC
2 8 (4.17%) GitLab
3 2 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (18.23%) Finance
2 8 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (3.65%) Banking
4 5 (2.60%) Retail
5 3 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.04%) Local Government
7 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (17.71%) Architect
2 24 (12.50%) Administrator
2 24 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
3 23 (11.98%) DBA
4 19 (9.90%) AIX Engineer
5 17 (8.85%) Developer
6 16 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
6 16 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (7.81%) AIX Administrator
8 14 (7.29%) Unix Architect
9 12 (6.25%) AIX Systems Administrator
10 11 (5.73%) AIX Specialist
10 11 (5.73%) Oracle Developer
11 10 (5.21%) Linux Administrator
12 9 (4.69%) Technical Architect
13 8 (4.17%) Integration Developer
13 8 (4.17%) Support Engineer
13 8 (4.17%) Systems Developer
13 8 (4.17%) UI Developer
14 7 (3.65%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.71%) HTML
2 14 (7.29%) Middleware
3 11 (5.73%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (5.21%) jQuery
5 7 (3.65%) HTML5
6 5 (2.60%) YAML
7 4 (2.08%) SOAP
7 4 (2.08%) XML
8 3 (1.56%) Flash
9 2 (1.04%) .NET
9 2 (1.04%) Laravel
9 2 (1.04%) Node.js
9 2 (1.04%) Regular Expression
9 2 (1.04%) Web Services
10 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.52%) J2EE
10 1 (0.52%) JSP
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.52%) REST
10 1 (0.52%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.17%) Life Science
3 6 (3.13%) IBM XIV
3 6 (3.13%) LPAR
4 5 (2.60%) HACMP
4 5 (2.60%) Replication
5 4 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.08%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.56%) Clustering
6 3 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.04%) DataPower
7 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.04%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.52%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 134 (69.79%) Linux
2 100 (52.08%) Unix
3 51 (26.56%) Windows
4 47 (24.48%) Solaris
5 40 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (6.77%) Windows Server
7 9 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.60%) SUSE
10 4 (2.08%) HPUX
10 4 (2.08%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.04%) CentOS
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.52%) VMS
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.40%) Configuration Management
2 34 (17.71%) Migration
3 33 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (15.10%) SDLC
5 29 (15.10%) Waterfall
6 21 (10.94%) Open Source
7 19 (9.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 17 (8.85%) Validation
9 10 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (5.21%) SOA
10 9 (4.69%) DevOps
11 8 (4.17%) CRM
12 7 (3.65%) Data Management
12 7 (3.65%) ITIL
12 7 (3.65%) Master Data Management
12 7 (3.65%) Risk Management
12 7 (3.65%) Software Delivery
12 7 (3.65%) WFM
13 6 (3.13%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.31%) Shell Script
2 33 (17.19%) SQL
3 32 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.10%) Perl
5 27 (14.06%) Python
6 26 (13.54%) PHP
7 25 (13.02%) Java
8 24 (12.50%) C
9 16 (8.33%) Korn
10 10 (5.21%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.08%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.56%) Ruby
13 2 (1.04%) C#
13 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.52%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.52%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.52%) Jython
14 1 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 38 (19.79%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.42%) Degree
4 8 (4.17%) IRCA
5 1 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) GxP
1 8 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 22 (11.46%) Docker
2 17 (8.85%) Oracle Clusterware
3 13 (6.77%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.17%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.60%) vSphere
7 3 (1.56%) NFS
8 2 (1.04%) PowerHA
8 2 (1.04%) Veritas File System
8 2 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.52%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.52%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.52%) Samba
9 1 (0.52%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.52%) vCloud
9 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (14.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (9.38%) Ansible
3 9 (4.69%) Puppet
3 9 (4.69%) Tivoli
4 8 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.65%) Rundeck
6 6 (3.13%) Data Guard
6 6 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (2.60%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 5 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.56%) QRadar
9 2 (1.04%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.04%) Control-M
9 2 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.04%) OpenView
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 113 (58.85%) Oracle
2 47 (24.48%) IBM
3 43 (22.40%) Red Hat
4 37 (19.27%) VMware
5 19 (9.90%) SAP
6 15 (7.81%) Veritas
7 9 (4.69%) Cisco
8 8 (4.17%) HP
8 8 (4.17%) Remedy
8 8 (4.17%) Siebel
9 6 (3.13%) Brocade
9 6 (3.13%) Microsoft
10 5 (2.60%) EMC
11 4 (2.08%) Juniper
12 3 (1.56%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.04%) CA
13 2 (1.04%) Dell
13 2 (1.04%) Informatica
13 2 (1.04%) NetApp
13 2 (1.04%) TIBCO