Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 216 179
Rank change year-on-year -48 -37 +71
Contract jobs citing AIX 114 174 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 1.04% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.97% 4.47% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 99 145
South East median daily rate £413 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +2.35% -5.56%
10th Percentile £369 £337 £350
90th Percentile £526 £570 £539
England median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +0.13% -6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
South East median hourly rate - £43.28 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +17.14%
England median hourly rate - £36.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -13.10% +10.53%

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 3837 3896 4807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.78% 23.22% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2136 2268 2640
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £150 £187 £206
90th Percentile £548 £538 £494
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 263 471
South East median hourly rate £17.64 £17.06 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% -7.06% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.60 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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
Hampshire -12 59 £400 -5.88%
Thames Valley -43 34 £525 +5.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 20 £343 - 3
Berkshire -41 14 £650 +33.33% 2
Surrey -15 13 £413 +10.00%
West Sussex -1 2 £413 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 £413 -
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 80 (70.18%) Linux
2 69 (60.53%) Oracle
3 54 (47.37%) Unix
4 45 (39.47%) Shell Script
5 39 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (31.58%) IBM
6 36 (31.58%) Solaris
7 33 (28.95%) SAN
8 32 (28.07%) Red Hat
9 31 (27.19%) VMware
9 31 (27.19%) Oracle Database
10 30 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 29 (25.44%) Windows
12 25 (21.93%) Korn
13 24 (21.05%) WebSphere
14 23 (20.18%) SQL
14 23 (20.18%) Finance
15 19 (16.67%) Oracle Clusterware
16 18 (15.79%) Data Centre
16 18 (15.79%) Migration
17 17 (14.91%) Middleware
18 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (12.28%) Configuration Management
20 13 (11.40%) Veritas
20 13 (11.40%) HTML
20 13 (11.40%) PL/SQL
20 13 (11.40%) Oracle RAC
20 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
21 12 (10.53%) SC Cleared
21 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008

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 24 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.77%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.39%) Apache
4 5 (4.39%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.51%) JBoss
5 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.75%) nginx
7 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.88%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Oracle Utilities
2 8 (7.02%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.14%) IaaS
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (28.95%) SAN
2 7 (6.14%) Firewall
3 6 (5.26%) SSL
3 6 (5.26%) WAN
4 5 (4.39%) DNS
5 4 (3.51%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.75%) LDAP
8 1 (0.88%) DHCP
8 1 (0.88%) Internet
8 1 (0.88%) Intranet
8 1 (0.88%) LAN
8 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.19%) Oracle Database
2 12 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (9.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (9.65%) RDBMS
3 11 (9.65%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.65%) SQLPlus
4 10 (8.77%) DB2
5 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.39%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.51%) DB2 UDB
7 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) ProC
2 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.75%) GitLab
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (20.18%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Local Government
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (20.18%) Administrator
2 16 (14.04%) AIX Engineer
2 16 (14.04%) DBA
3 14 (12.28%) Developer
4 12 (10.53%) AIX Administrator
4 12 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
4 12 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (9.65%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 11 (9.65%) Architect
5 11 (9.65%) Consultant
6 9 (7.89%) PL/SQL Developer
6 9 (7.89%) SQL Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.14%) Systems Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Unix Administrator
8 6 (5.26%) AIX Specialist
8 6 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.26%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.91%) Middleware
2 13 (11.40%) HTML
3 11 (9.65%) jQuery
4 9 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (7.02%) HTML5
6 3 (2.63%) .NET
7 2 (1.75%) Laravel
7 2 (1.75%) Node.js
7 2 (1.75%) SOAP
7 2 (1.75%) XML
7 2 (1.75%) YAML
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.26%) EMC VNX
3 6 (5.26%) LPAR
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle Exalogic
4 5 (4.39%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.39%) SWIFT
4 5 (4.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.75%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.75%) IBM XIV
5 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.75%) Online Games
5 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) DataPower
6 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.88%) HACMP
6 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (70.18%) Linux
2 54 (47.37%) Unix
3 39 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (31.58%) Solaris
5 29 (25.44%) Windows
6 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (9.65%) Windows Server
8 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (3.51%) SUSE
10 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.63%) VMS
12 2 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.88%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.79%) Migration
2 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.28%) Configuration Management
4 11 (9.65%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (9.65%) SDLC
4 11 (9.65%) Waterfall
5 10 (8.77%) Data Management
5 10 (8.77%) Master Data Management
5 10 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (8.77%) WFM
6 9 (7.89%) SOA
6 9 (7.89%) Validation
7 8 (7.02%) CRM
7 8 (7.02%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (7.02%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.39%) DevOps
8 5 (4.39%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.39%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (3.51%) Change Management
9 4 (3.51%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.47%) Shell Script
2 25 (21.93%) Korn
3 23 (20.18%) SQL
4 13 (11.40%) PL/SQL
5 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.89%) C
7 8 (7.02%) Java
8 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.39%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.63%) Python
11 2 (1.75%) C#
11 2 (1.75%) Perl
11 2 (1.75%) PHP
12 1 (0.88%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 19 (16.67%) Oracle Clusterware
2 13 (11.40%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (7.02%) Active Directory
6 5 (4.39%) Docker
6 5 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.75%) flannel
7 2 (1.75%) Veritas File System
7 2 (1.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.75%) vSphere
8 1 (0.88%) GPFS
8 1 (0.88%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.88%) Samba
8 1 (0.88%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 30 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 12 (10.53%) Tivoli
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (6.14%) Ansible
5 5 (4.39%) Puppet
6 3 (2.63%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.63%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.75%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.75%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (1.75%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.75%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.88%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.88%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.88%) yum
Vendors
1 69 (60.53%) Oracle
2 36 (31.58%) IBM
3 32 (28.07%) Red Hat
4 31 (27.19%) VMware
5 13 (11.40%) Veritas
6 12 (10.53%) SAP
7 10 (8.77%) EMC
8 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
9 8 (7.02%) Siebel
10 6 (5.26%) Citrix
11 5 (4.39%) Cisco
12 4 (3.51%) Splunk
13 3 (2.63%) Brocade
13 3 (2.63%) HP
14 2 (1.75%) Infoblox
14 2 (1.75%) Symantec
14 2 (1.75%) TIBCO
15 1 (0.88%) Dell
15 1 (0.88%) FatWire
15 1 (0.88%) webMethods