Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 212 210
Rank change year-on-year -40 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing AIX 134 156 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.80% 0.98% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.66% 4.45% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 71 127
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £364 £325 £350
90th Percentile £570 £550 £530
England median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 12
South East median hourly rate £54.00 - £40.25
10th Percentile £52.00 - £18.25
90th Percentile £56.00 - £43.15
England median hourly rate £31.00 £11.23 £38.50
% change year-on-year +176.17% -70.84% -3.75%

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 3,666 3,505 4,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.92% 21.98% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,978 1,932 2,716
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £167 £189 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 263 285
South East median hourly rate £18.89 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.48% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.55 £10.85
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £47.93
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +19 100 £450 +12.50% 3
Thames Valley -53 17 £400 +16.79% 4
Buckinghamshire -23 12 £400 +23.08% 2
Surrey -40 12 £425 -6.59% 5
Berkshire -22 5 £413 -36.54% 1
West Sussex -2 4 £430 +4.24% 1
East Sussex - 1 £363 -
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 96 (71.64%) Linux
2 88 (65.67%) Oracle
3 54 (40.30%) Unix
4 46 (34.33%) Oracle Database
5 45 (33.58%) Windows
6 44 (32.84%) IBM
6 44 (32.84%) VMware
7 37 (27.61%) Middleware
8 36 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (24.63%) SAN
10 33 (24.63%) SQL
11 31 (23.13%) Red Hat
11 31 (23.13%) Clustering
12 30 (22.39%) Security Cleared
13 29 (21.64%) Solaris
14 27 (20.15%) SC Cleared
15 26 (19.40%) Microsoft
15 26 (19.40%) HP
15 26 (19.40%) Oracle ODI
15 26 (19.40%) Oracle Database 12c
16 25 (18.66%) Hyper-V
16 25 (18.66%) CRM
16 25 (18.66%) Oracle Database 11g
17 24 (17.91%) Oracle Reports
18 23 (17.16%) Oracle Forms
18 23 (17.16%) Oracle BI EE
19 22 (16.42%) Finance
19 22 (16.42%) Siebel
19 22 (16.42%) Windows Server

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 (14.93%) Oracle Service Bus
1 20 (14.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (4.48%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.24%) NetWeaver
4 3 (2.24%) SAP Portal
5 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.75%) Apache
6 1 (0.75%) FileNet
6 1 (0.75%) GemFire
6 1 (0.75%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (14.93%) Oracle Applications
1 20 (14.93%) Siebel CRM
2 17 (12.69%) Oracle Utilities
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.75%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (10.45%) IaaS
2 14 (10.45%) PaaS
2 14 (10.45%) SaaS
3 9 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.24%) Office 365
5 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) GitHub
5 1 (0.75%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.63%) SAN
2 13 (9.70%) Firewall
3 5 (3.73%) DNS
4 3 (2.24%) NAS
4 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.49%) LAN
5 2 (1.49%) WAN
6 1 (0.75%) SSH
6 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (34.33%) Oracle Database
2 26 (19.40%) Oracle Database 12c
2 26 (19.40%) Oracle ODI
3 25 (18.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (17.91%) Oracle Reports
5 23 (17.16%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
7 11 (8.21%) RDBMS
7 11 (8.21%) Relational Database
8 8 (5.97%) DB2
9 7 (5.22%) SQLPlus
10 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.49%) SAP BW
11 2 (1.49%) Siebel EIM
12 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.75%) OLTP
12 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (17.16%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (5.22%) ProC
3 1 (0.75%) Ant
3 1 (0.75%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.75%) Bower
3 1 (0.75%) GitLab
3 1 (0.75%) Gradle
3 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.75%) Maven
3 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.75%) Spinnaker
General
1 22 (16.42%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Military
3 3 (2.24%) Banking
3 3 (2.24%) Retail
3 3 (2.24%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Local Government
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (23.13%) Architect
2 27 (20.15%) DBA
3 26 (19.40%) Oracle DBA
4 23 (17.16%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (12.69%) Developer
6 14 (10.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 12 (8.96%) Administrator
8 11 (8.21%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (7.46%) Analyst
10 9 (6.72%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (5.22%) Consultant
12 7 (5.22%) Integration Developer
12 7 (5.22%) PL/SQL Developer
12 7 (5.22%) SQL Developer
12 7 (5.22%) Systems Developer
12 7 (5.22%) UI Developer
13 6 (4.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 6 (4.48%) Test Manager
14 5 (3.73%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.61%) Middleware
2 20 (14.93%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (5.22%) HTML
3 7 (5.22%) jQuery
4 4 (2.99%) LDAP
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (2.24%) SAP Basis
5 3 (2.24%) SAP PI
6 2 (1.49%) Web Services
7 1 (0.75%) Kafka
7 1 (0.75%) Sensu
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.13%) Clustering
2 20 (14.93%) Data Centre
3 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.21%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.48%) CMDB
5 6 (4.48%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.48%) HACMP
6 4 (2.99%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.99%) Replication
7 3 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.24%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.49%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.75%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 96 (71.64%) Linux
2 54 (40.30%) Unix
3 45 (33.58%) Windows
4 34 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (21.64%) Solaris
6 22 (16.42%) Windows Server
7 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (10.45%) Windows XP
9 12 (8.96%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (8.21%) Windows 10
11 6 (4.48%) HPUX
12 5 (3.73%) SUSE
13 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.66%) CRM
2 20 (14.93%) Root Cause Analysis
2 20 (14.93%) SOA
3 18 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (12.69%) Master Data Management
4 17 (12.69%) WFM
5 14 (10.45%) Configuration Management
5 14 (10.45%) Network Design
6 13 (9.70%) Migration
7 9 (6.72%) ITIL
8 8 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.97%) SDLC
8 8 (5.97%) Time Management
8 8 (5.97%) TOGAF
9 7 (5.22%) Server Management
9 7 (5.22%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.48%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.48%) Protective Monitoring
10 6 (4.48%) Service Management
10 6 (4.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.63%) SQL
2 21 (15.67%) Shell Script
3 20 (14.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 13 (9.70%) PL/SQL
5 12 (8.96%) Java
6 10 (7.46%) Perl
7 8 (5.97%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.97%) C
8 7 (5.22%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.99%) Korn
9 4 (2.99%) Python
10 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.75%) COBOL
10 1 (0.75%) Groovy
10 1 (0.75%) JCL
10 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (22.39%) Security Cleared
2 27 (20.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.22%) RHCE
4 4 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.49%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.75%) MCSE
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.75%) OCP
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (18.66%) Hyper-V
3 20 (14.93%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (13.43%) Active Directory
5 14 (10.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (10.45%) XenApp
6 11 (8.21%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (6.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (5.97%) vSphere
9 6 (4.48%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (2.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (1.49%) Docker
12 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.75%) GPFS
12 1 (0.75%) NFS
12 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (15.67%) Data Guard
2 7 (5.22%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.48%) Ansible
3 6 (4.48%) Cobbler
4 5 (3.73%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (3.73%) SCCM
4 5 (3.73%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 5 (3.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.99%) Netcool
5 4 (2.99%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (2.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.49%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.49%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.49%) Puppet
8 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.75%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 88 (65.67%) Oracle
2 44 (32.84%) IBM
2 44 (32.84%) VMware
3 31 (23.13%) Red Hat
4 26 (19.40%) HP
4 26 (19.40%) Microsoft
5 22 (16.42%) Siebel
6 21 (15.67%) Citrix
7 15 (11.19%) 3PAR
8 11 (8.21%) Veritas
9 10 (7.46%) EMC
10 7 (5.22%) ArcSight
11 6 (4.48%) McAfee
11 6 (4.48%) Palo Alto
11 6 (4.48%) ServiceNow
12 5 (3.73%) Cisco
12 5 (3.73%) Snow
13 3 (2.24%) SAP
13 3 (2.24%) Sun
13 3 (2.24%) Symantec