Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 189 181
Rank change year-on-year -36 -8 +32
Contract jobs citing AIX 153 172 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.91% 1.11% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.04% 5.17% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 105 150
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +2.93%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £325
90th Percentile £500 £550 £525
England median daily rate £413 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -2.37% +5.56% -2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £38.50
10th Percentile £42.50 - £16.25
90th Percentile £47.50 - £42.00
England median hourly rate £31.00 £29.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +6.90% -24.68% -1.28%

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 3,790 3,330 4,459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.56% 21.41% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,084 1,877 2,657
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £150 £200 £200
90th Percentile £569 £538 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 255 361
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -16.22% +14.62%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.49% -1.47% +6.25%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +13 96 £440 +6.02% 4
Thames Valley -10 40 £400 -5.88% 4
Berkshire +3 24 £400 -9.09% 4
Buckinghamshire -26 16 £310 -17.33%
Surrey -50 15 £425 -17.27% 1
East Sussex - 2 £363 - 1
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 94 (61.44%) Linux
2 78 (50.98%) Oracle
3 48 (31.37%) Unix
4 47 (30.72%) Oracle Database
5 43 (28.10%) Solaris
6 39 (25.49%) Windows
7 38 (24.84%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (22.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (22.22%) VMware
10 32 (20.92%) Shell Script
11 30 (19.61%) SAN
11 30 (19.61%) Red Hat
11 30 (19.61%) Clustering
12 29 (18.95%) Security Cleared
12 29 (18.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 29 (18.95%) Self-Motivation
13 28 (18.30%) Middleware
13 28 (18.30%) Java
13 28 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (18.30%) SC Cleared
14 27 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
15 26 (16.99%) Project Management
16 23 (15.03%) webMethods
16 23 (15.03%) Finance
16 23 (15.03%) ETL
16 23 (15.03%) Data Mapping
16 23 (15.03%) Data Management
17 22 (14.38%) Oracle Fusion
18 21 (13.73%) Siebel
18 21 (13.73%) SOA

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 21 (13.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (13.07%) WebSphere
3 19 (12.42%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (2.61%) nginx
5 3 (1.96%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.31%) Apache
6 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.65%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.65%) JBoss
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (12.42%) Siebel CRM
2 16 (10.46%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (10.46%) Oracle Utilities
3 8 (5.23%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.61%) SAN
2 7 (4.58%) Firewall
3 5 (3.27%) DNS
3 5 (3.27%) WAN
4 4 (2.61%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.31%) NAS
6 1 (0.65%) FCoE
6 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (30.72%) Oracle Database
2 29 (18.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 27 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
4 19 (12.42%) Oracle BI EE
4 19 (12.42%) Oracle ODI
4 19 (12.42%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (9.80%) DB2
5 15 (9.80%) SQL Server
6 14 (9.15%) RDBMS
6 14 (9.15%) Relational Database
7 10 (6.54%) SQLPlus
8 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.31%) Siebel EIM
10 1 (0.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 19 (12.42%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (6.54%) ProC
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (15.03%) Finance
2 9 (5.88%) Retail
3 6 (3.92%) Banking
4 3 (1.96%) Military
5 2 (1.31%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (21.57%) Developer
2 29 (18.95%) DBA
2 29 (18.95%) Oracle DBA
3 19 (12.42%) Administrator
4 18 (11.76%) Java Team Leader
4 18 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 17 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 15 (9.80%) Java Developer
6 15 (9.80%) Lead Developer
6 15 (9.80%) Lead Java Developer
6 15 (9.80%) webMethods Developer
7 14 (9.15%) AIX Engineer
7 14 (9.15%) Analyst
8 13 (8.50%) Senior DBA
8 13 (8.50%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 13 (8.50%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (7.19%) Architect
9 11 (7.19%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (6.54%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (5.88%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.30%) Middleware
2 22 (14.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (6.54%) HTML
4 9 (5.88%) jQuery
5 3 (1.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.31%) J2EE
6 2 (1.31%) LDAP
6 2 (1.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.61%) Clustering
2 29 (18.95%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (13.07%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.92%) CMDB
5 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.27%) Replication
5 5 (3.27%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.96%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.31%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.31%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.31%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.31%) HACMP
7 2 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.31%) LPAR
7 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.65%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 94 (61.44%) Linux
2 48 (31.37%) Unix
3 43 (28.10%) Solaris
4 39 (25.49%) Windows
5 35 (22.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (7.84%) Windows Server
7 10 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.27%) HPUX
9 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.96%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.31%) SUSE
11 2 (1.31%) zOS
12 1 (0.65%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.84%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (16.99%) Project Management
3 23 (15.03%) Data Management
3 23 (15.03%) Data Mapping
3 23 (15.03%) ETL
4 21 (13.73%) SOA
5 20 (13.07%) Root Cause Analysis
6 19 (12.42%) CRM
7 18 (11.76%) Master Data Management
8 16 (10.46%) WFM
9 13 (8.50%) Configuration Management
10 11 (7.19%) SDLC
11 10 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (6.54%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (6.54%) Time Management
11 10 (6.54%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.58%) Migration
13 6 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (3.27%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.92%) Shell Script
2 28 (18.30%) Java
3 19 (12.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 18 (11.76%) SQL
5 17 (11.11%) Korn
6 13 (8.50%) PL/SQL
7 11 (7.19%) C
8 10 (6.54%) Bash Shell
8 10 (6.54%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.92%) Perl
10 4 (2.61%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.61%) Python
11 1 (0.65%) C-shell
11 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (18.95%) Security Cleared
2 28 (18.30%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.88%) RHCE
4 2 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.31%) OCP
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.31%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) PMO
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 28 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.42%) Oracle Clusterware
3 12 (7.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (6.54%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 9 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 8 (5.23%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (3.92%) Docker
7 6 (3.92%) vSphere
8 5 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (1.96%) flannel
11 1 (0.65%) GPFS
11 1 (0.65%) NFS
11 1 (0.65%) Samba
11 1 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (9.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 11 (7.19%) Cobbler
3 9 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 7 (4.58%) Ansible
4 7 (4.58%) Data Guard
5 5 (3.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (3.27%) SCCM
6 3 (1.96%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.96%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.96%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (1.31%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.65%) Puppet
8 1 (0.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 78 (50.98%) Oracle
2 34 (22.22%) VMware
3 30 (19.61%) Red Hat
4 23 (15.03%) webMethods
5 21 (13.73%) Siebel
6 18 (11.76%) IBM
7 16 (10.46%) Microsoft
8 12 (7.84%) HP
9 11 (7.19%) Veritas
10 9 (5.88%) EMC
11 8 (5.23%) Ab Initio
11 8 (5.23%) Citrix
11 8 (5.23%) Vitria
12 6 (3.92%) ServiceNow
13 5 (3.27%) Cisco
13 5 (3.27%) Snow
14 4 (2.61%) Brocade
14 4 (2.61%) NetApp
14 4 (2.61%) Sun
15 3 (1.96%) Infoblox