Period
to 19 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 286 229 193
Rank change year-on-year -57 -36 -11
Contract jobs citing AIX 76 156 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.93% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.23% 4.11% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 106 104
South East median daily rate £498 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.06% -5.56% +8.76%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £350
90th Percentile £630 £500 £550
England median daily rate £455 £413 £415
% change year-on-year +10.30% -0.60% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.22% - -
England median hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -16.13% +6.90% -24.68%

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 3,402 3,794 3,354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.83% 22.63% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,022 2,081 1,882
South East median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £160 £150 £200
90th Percentile £575 £570 £538
England median daily rate £438 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -0.57% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 286 258
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90% -13.89%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.18 £50.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +2.53% +1.49% -1.47%

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 April 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in the South East over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 April 2019. 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 -64 43 £483 +9.66% 5
Thames Valley -2 16 £550 +37.50% 1
Berkshire -26 14 £550 +37.50% 1
Surrey +2 11 £588 +38.24%
East Sussex -10 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +27 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - - 1
Kent - 1 £434 -
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for AIX.

1 61 (80.26%) Linux
2 54 (71.05%) Oracle
3 43 (56.58%) Unix
4 39 (51.32%) SQL
5 37 (48.68%) IBM
6 35 (46.05%) Oracle Database
7 32 (42.11%) Oracle RAC
8 31 (40.79%) Security Cleared
9 28 (36.84%) Oracle Fusion
10 27 (35.53%) Load Balancing
10 27 (35.53%) Middleware
11 26 (34.21%) Shell Script
12 25 (32.89%) Red Hat
13 24 (31.58%) Finance
13 24 (31.58%) SC Cleared
13 24 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (30.26%) PL/SQL
15 22 (28.95%) CRM
15 22 (28.95%) Oracle BI EE
16 21 (27.63%) Relational Database
16 21 (27.63%) Migration
16 21 (27.63%) Oracle RMAN
17 19 (25.00%) Windows
17 19 (25.00%) ITIL
17 19 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 18 (23.68%) Data Guard
19 17 (22.37%) Oracle Linux
19 17 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (22.37%) Oracle Applications
20 16 (21.05%) Oracle EBS

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 11 (14.47%) Apache
1 11 (14.47%) WebLogic
2 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (9.21%) nginx
4 7 (9.21%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.89%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.95%) Commerce Server
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.32%) Hyperledger
7 1 (1.32%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.32%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (19.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Utilities
5 3 (3.95%) Siebel CRM
6 2 (2.63%) Maximo
6 2 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (2.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (15.79%) IaaS
2 12 (15.79%) PaaS
3 10 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (13.16%) SaaS
4 2 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) Firewall
2 8 (10.53%) HTTP
3 7 (9.21%) SSL
3 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.58%) SAN
5 3 (3.95%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.63%) DNS
7 1 (1.32%) DHCP
7 1 (1.32%) FTP
7 1 (1.32%) VLAN
7 1 (1.32%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.05%) Oracle Database
2 22 (28.95%) Oracle BI EE
3 21 (27.63%) Relational Database
4 16 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (21.05%) Oracle Exadata
5 15 (19.74%) Oracle Database 12c
6 14 (18.42%) RDBMS
7 5 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (2.63%) DB2
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (2.63%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.32%) Blockchain
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.63%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (2.63%) Toad
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.32%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.32%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Military
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Architect
2 21 (27.63%) DBA
3 19 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (13.16%) Exchange Architect
4 10 (13.16%) Technical Architect
5 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Active Directory Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Lead DevOps
6 7 (9.21%) Oracle Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Team Leader
7 6 (7.89%) Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared DBA
9 4 (5.26%) Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared DBA
9 4 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 3 (3.95%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.84%) Oracle Fusion
2 27 (35.53%) Middleware
3 3 (3.95%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.32%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.16%) DataPower
2 10 (13.16%) Public Cloud
3 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.53%) Clustering
4 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
5 6 (7.89%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.95%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.95%) LPAR
7 2 (2.63%) HACMP
7 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.32%) iSeries
8 1 (1.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 61 (80.26%) Linux
2 43 (56.58%) Unix
3 19 (25.00%) Windows
4 17 (22.37%) Oracle Linux
5 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (9.21%) SUSE
9 5 (6.58%) Solaris
10 2 (2.63%) HPUX
10 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Load Balancing
2 24 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (28.95%) CRM
4 21 (27.63%) Migration
5 19 (25.00%) ITIL
6 17 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (18.42%) Data Protection
8 14 (18.42%) Strategic Management
9 13 (17.11%) Network Design
10 10 (13.16%) TOGAF
11 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
11 9 (11.84%) Service Management
11 9 (11.84%) Time Management
11 9 (11.84%) Traceability Matrix
12 8 (10.53%) DevOps
13 7 (9.21%) Coaching
13 7 (9.21%) Line Management
13 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
13 7 (9.21%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) SQL
2 26 (34.21%) Shell Script
3 23 (30.26%) PL/SQL
4 10 (13.16%) Perl
5 9 (11.84%) Java
6 7 (9.21%) Python
7 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.26%) Korn
8 3 (3.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (40.79%) Security Cleared
2 24 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.11%) DV Cleared
4 9 (11.84%) MCSE
4 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) GDPR
2 1 (1.32%) HIPAA
System Software
1 32 (42.11%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
3 10 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (13.16%) XenApp
4 7 (9.21%) Docker
4 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (2.63%) vSphere
6 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.32%) NFS
6 1 (1.32%) Samba
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (27.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 18 (23.68%) Data Guard
4 12 (15.79%) Puppet
5 11 (14.47%) Ansible
6 10 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (3.95%) Tivoli
8 3 (3.95%) vCenter Server
8 3 (3.95%) vRealize
8 3 (3.95%) yum
9 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
10 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.32%) Netcool
10 1 (1.32%) nmon
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (1.32%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 54 (71.05%) Oracle
2 37 (48.68%) IBM
3 25 (32.89%) Red Hat
4 12 (15.79%) Citrix
4 12 (15.79%) Informatica
4 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 12 (15.79%) VMware
5 9 (11.84%) Google
6 5 (6.58%) EMC
7 3 (3.95%) SAP
7 3 (3.95%) Siebel
8 2 (2.63%) Ariba
8 2 (2.63%) BMC
8 2 (2.63%) HP
8 2 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.63%) Remedy
8 2 (2.63%) Sun
9 1 (1.32%) Symantec
9 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.32%) Veritas