Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 276 255 218
Rank change year-on-year -21 -37 -12
Contract jobs citing AIX 80 132 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.79% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 3.63% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 74 72
South East median daily rate £483 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.48% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £405 £363 £325
90th Percentile £609 £570 £549
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.50% - -
England median hourly rate £43.20 £31.00 £11.23
% change year-on-year +39.35% +176.17% -70.84%

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 3,121 3,637 3,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.36% 21.82% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,826 1,968 1,958
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £156 £168 £187
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 319 271
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -6.85%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - +0.68% +5.35%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -45 42 £473 +5.00%
Thames Valley +22 15 £538 +34.38% 4
Berkshire +4 11 £550 - 2
Surrey +24 8 £625 +47.06% 3
East Sussex +2 7 - - 1
West Sussex +14 6 £431 +0.29% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £525 +31.25% 1
Kent - 1 £434 - 2
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 62 (77.50%) Linux
2 47 (58.75%) Oracle
3 38 (47.50%) SQL
4 35 (43.75%) Unix
5 33 (41.25%) IBM
6 32 (40.00%) Shell Script
7 30 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 28 (35.00%) Oracle Database
9 26 (32.50%) Performance Tuning
9 26 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (31.25%) PL/SQL
11 24 (30.00%) Red Hat
11 24 (30.00%) Security Cleared
12 23 (28.75%) SC Cleared
12 23 (28.75%) Finance
13 21 (26.25%) Migration
13 21 (26.25%) Oracle RAC
14 19 (23.75%) Oracle Fusion
14 19 (23.75%) Middleware
15 18 (22.50%) ITIL
15 18 (22.50%) CRM
15 18 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (21.25%) Windows
16 17 (21.25%) Informatica
16 17 (21.25%) Oracle RMAN
16 17 (21.25%) Load Balancing
16 17 (21.25%) Relational Database
17 16 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 16 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 12 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (13.75%) Apache
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (8.75%) nginx
4 7 (8.75%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.50%) WebLogic
5 6 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (5.00%) Commerce Server
6 4 (5.00%) SAP Portal
7 3 (3.75%) NetWeaver
7 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.25%) Confluence
9 1 (1.25%) FileNet
9 1 (1.25%) Hyperledger
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.75%) Maximo
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Utilities
3 2 (2.50%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.25%) IaaS
2 9 (11.25%) PaaS
3 6 (7.50%) SaaS
4 3 (3.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) Firewall
1 8 (10.00%) HTTP
1 8 (10.00%) SAN
2 7 (8.75%) SSL
2 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.00%) DNS
4 3 (3.75%) DHCP
5 2 (2.50%) Internet
5 2 (2.50%) Intranet
6 1 (1.25%) LAN
6 1 (1.25%) VLAN
6 1 (1.25%) WAN
6 1 (1.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 28 (35.00%) Oracle Database
3 18 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (21.25%) Relational Database
5 13 (16.25%) DB2
6 12 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (13.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 11 (13.75%) Oracle Exadata
8 10 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (12.50%) RDBMS
9 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (8.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (8.75%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
11 5 (6.25%) Ingres
12 4 (5.00%) SAP BW
13 3 (3.75%) Oracle ODI
14 1 (1.25%) Blockchain
14 1 (1.25%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
1 7 (8.75%) PowerBuilder
1 7 (8.75%) Toad
2 2 (2.50%) JIRA
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.25%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.25%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.25%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Games
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) DBA
2 16 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (17.50%) Consultant
4 11 (13.75%) Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Architect
5 9 (11.25%) Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Lead DevOps
6 7 (8.75%) Oracle Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Oracle Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Team Leader
7 6 (7.50%) Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared DBA
8 5 (6.25%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) Middleware
1 19 (23.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (5.00%) SAP Basis
2 4 (5.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.25%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.25%) OLE
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.00%) Clustering
3 7 (8.75%) Replication
4 6 (7.50%) DataPower
4 6 (7.50%) N-Tier
4 6 (7.50%) Public Cloud
5 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.00%) HACMP
7 3 (3.75%) LPAR
7 3 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.25%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (1.25%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.25%) iSeries
9 1 (1.25%) Online Games
9 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 62 (77.50%) Linux
2 35 (43.75%) Unix
3 17 (21.25%) Windows
4 16 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (17.50%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 8 (10.00%) SUSE
8 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.00%) Solaris
10 2 (2.50%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.50%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (26.25%) Migration
3 18 (22.50%) CRM
3 18 (22.50%) ITIL
4 17 (21.25%) Load Balancing
5 15 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (13.75%) Strategic Management
7 10 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
9 8 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 8 (10.00%) DevOps
9 8 (10.00%) Line Management
9 8 (10.00%) Project Management
9 8 (10.00%) Strategic Roadmap
10 7 (8.75%) Coaching
10 7 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.75%) People Management
10 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (47.50%) SQL
2 32 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 25 (31.25%) PL/SQL
4 9 (11.25%) Java
5 8 (10.00%) Python
6 7 (8.75%) Perl
7 6 (7.50%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.50%) Korn
8 2 (2.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (1.25%) Groovy
9 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (28.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.25%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 21 (26.25%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.75%) Docker
4 6 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (7.50%) XenApp
5 4 (5.00%) vSphere
6 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (1.25%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (17.50%) Ansible
4 13 (16.25%) Data Guard
5 10 (12.50%) Puppet
6 7 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (5.00%) Avamar
7 4 (5.00%) Tivoli
7 4 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (5.00%) vCenter Server
7 4 (5.00%) vRealize
7 4 (5.00%) yum
8 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.25%) nmon
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.25%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 47 (58.75%) Oracle
2 33 (41.25%) IBM
3 24 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 17 (21.25%) Informatica
5 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (17.50%) VMware
7 7 (8.75%) Citrix
7 7 (8.75%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (7.50%) Google
8 6 (7.50%) Veritas
9 5 (6.25%) EMC
10 4 (5.00%) SAP
11 3 (3.75%) F5
11 3 (3.75%) HP
12 2 (2.50%) Planview
12 2 (2.50%) Siebel
13 1 (1.25%) Cognizant
13 1 (1.25%) Sun
13 1 (1.25%) Sybase
13 1 (1.25%) Vignette