Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 November 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
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 616 595 413
Rank change year-on-year -21 -182 -151
Contract jobs citing AIX 196 325 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.31% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.11% 1.49% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 187 348
UK median daily rate £456 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £350 £285 £305
90th Percentile £579 £603 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £448 £400
% change year-on-year -1.68% +11.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 0
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £30.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.80% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year +49.18% - -

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17,599 21,873 21,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.07% 21.02% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,844 13,535 13,636
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £145 £163 £170
90th Percentile £613 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,306 1,484 1,303
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.09 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.65
% change year-on-year +3.03% -0.87% +7.39%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in the UK

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AIX.

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in the UK

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in the UK

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in the UK

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AIX in the UK

AIX
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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
England -12 162 £463 +2.78% 24
UK excluding London -55 140 £440 -1.68% 18
London +98 48 £463 +2.78% 7
South East -13 48 £500 +3.90% 6
North of England +10 29 £368 -17.77% 4
Scotland +11 26 £433 +34.11% 1
North West +16 23 £368 -18.22% 2
East of England +35 19 £450 +3.95% 1
Midlands +23 8 £400 +2.56% 5
South West -30 7 £400 -25.23% 1
West Midlands +33 5 £375 -36.97% 2
Yorkshire +20 5 £383 +2.00%
Wales +18 3 £425 -15.00%
East Midlands +19 2 £413 +47.85% 3
North East +15 2 £350 -25.53% 2

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for AIX.

1 128 (65.31%) Linux
2 78 (39.80%) Unix
2 78 (39.80%) Windows
3 75 (38.27%) Oracle
4 69 (35.20%) SQL
4 69 (35.20%) IBM
5 64 (32.65%) Migration
6 50 (25.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (23.98%) Oracle Database
8 46 (23.47%) Red Hat
9 43 (21.94%) Security Cleared
10 41 (20.92%) Solaris
11 38 (19.39%) Shell Script
12 36 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (18.37%) SC Cleared
13 35 (17.86%) JIRA
14 34 (17.35%) Veritas
14 34 (17.35%) Java
15 32 (16.33%) Finance
15 32 (16.33%) Clustering
15 32 (16.33%) Azure
16 29 (14.80%) AWS
16 29 (14.80%) Scrum
17 28 (14.29%) DB2
17 28 (14.29%) Microsoft
18 27 (13.78%) Active Directory
18 27 (13.78%) Windows Server
19 26 (13.27%) VMware
20 25 (12.76%) Citrix
20 25 (12.76%) Performance Tuning

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 17 (8.67%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.63%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (4.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (4.08%) Apache
7 7 (3.57%) JBoss
7 7 (3.57%) NetWeaver
8 6 (3.06%) Confluence
9 5 (2.55%) SAP Portal
10 4 (2.04%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (2.04%) SAS
10 4 (2.04%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.51%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.51%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.08%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.02%) Relativity
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.33%) Azure
2 29 (14.80%) AWS
3 18 (9.18%) Office 365
4 15 (7.65%) GitHub
5 6 (3.06%) GCP
5 6 (3.06%) IaaS
5 6 (3.06%) PaaS
6 4 (2.04%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (1.02%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.02%) SaaS
9 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.51%) Route 53
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.67%) SAN
2 16 (8.16%) DNS
3 13 (6.63%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.10%) Firewall
5 8 (4.08%) Internet
6 7 (3.57%) FTP
7 6 (3.06%) SSH
8 5 (2.55%) LAN
8 5 (2.55%) WAN
9 4 (2.04%) DHCP
9 4 (2.04%) Skype
10 3 (1.53%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.53%) Wireless
11 2 (1.02%) NAS
12 1 (0.51%) HTTP
12 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.51%) Intranet
12 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.98%) Oracle Database
2 28 (14.29%) DB2
3 20 (10.20%) SQL Server
4 19 (9.69%) IBM InfoSphere
5 17 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (7.65%) DataStage
6 15 (7.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 14 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (6.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (5.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (4.59%) Oracle ODI
11 8 (4.08%) SAP BW
12 6 (3.06%) Oracle OWB
13 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (2.04%) Ingres
14 4 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (2.04%) RDBMS
14 4 (2.04%) SAP HANA
14 4 (2.04%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 35 (17.86%) JIRA
2 14 (7.14%) StarTeam
3 5 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.53%) ProC
4 3 (1.53%) Toad
5 2 (1.02%) Ant
5 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.02%) Maven
5 2 (1.02%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.51%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 32 (16.33%) Finance
2 16 (8.16%) Banking
3 12 (6.12%) Retail
4 5 (2.55%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.53%) Games
7 2 (1.02%) Electronics
7 2 (1.02%) Marketing
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (16.84%) Developer
2 29 (14.80%) Administrator
3 25 (12.76%) Architect
4 22 (11.22%) Consultant
5 18 (9.18%) DBA
6 15 (7.65%) Analyst
6 15 (7.65%) DataStage Developer
7 13 (6.63%) Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (6.12%) Oracle DBA
9 11 (5.61%) Unix Engineer
10 10 (5.10%) SAP Consultant
10 10 (5.10%) Server Engineer
10 10 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.59%) Test Engineer
12 8 (4.08%) AIX Administrator
12 8 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.08%) SAP Basis Consultant
12 8 (4.08%) Windows Engineer
13 7 (3.57%) DB2 Developer
13 7 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.10%) SAP Basis
2 9 (4.59%) J2EE
2 9 (4.59%) LDAP
2 9 (4.59%) Middleware
3 8 (4.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 7 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (2.55%) HTML
5 5 (2.55%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (2.55%) SAP PI
5 5 (2.55%) Web Services
6 4 (2.04%) jQuery
7 2 (1.02%) HTML5
7 2 (1.02%) SOAP
7 2 (1.02%) Velocity
7 2 (1.02%) XML
7 2 (1.02%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.51%) .NET
8 1 (0.51%) JDBC
8 1 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.51%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.33%) Clustering
2 22 (11.22%) Replication
3 16 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.06%) LPAR
5 6 (3.06%) PKI
6 5 (2.55%) HACMP
6 5 (2.55%) iSeries
7 3 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.53%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.53%) Oracle Exalogic
7 3 (1.53%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.02%) DataPower
8 2 (1.02%) EMC Centera
8 2 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (65.31%) Linux
2 78 (39.80%) Unix
2 78 (39.80%) Windows
3 50 (25.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (20.92%) Solaris
5 27 (13.78%) Windows Server
6 25 (12.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (8.16%) Windows 10
8 16 (8.16%) Windows XP
9 12 (6.12%) SUSE
10 10 (5.10%) HPUX
10 10 (5.10%) Windows 7
10 10 (5.10%) zOS
11 8 (4.08%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (3.57%) CentOS
13 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.65%) Migration
2 36 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.80%) Scrum
4 25 (12.76%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (10.20%) Change Management
5 20 (10.20%) ITIL
6 17 (8.67%) Data Modelling
7 16 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (7.65%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (7.65%) ETL
8 15 (7.65%) Physical Data Model
8 15 (7.65%) Project Delivery
8 15 (7.65%) TDD
9 14 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 14 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
10 13 (6.63%) Smoke Testing
10 13 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (6.63%) Test Scripting
11 12 (6.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (35.20%) SQL
2 38 (19.39%) Shell Script
3 34 (17.35%) Java
4 19 (9.69%) PL/SQL
5 14 (7.14%) Python
6 11 (5.61%) Perl
7 9 (4.59%) C
8 8 (4.08%) Korn
9 7 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.06%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.55%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.53%) C-shell
13 2 (1.02%) Groovy
14 1 (0.51%) C++
14 1 (0.51%) Java 8
14 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (21.94%) Security Cleared
2 36 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 14 (7.14%) MCITP
3 14 (7.14%) MCSA
3 14 (7.14%) MCSE
3 14 (7.14%) MCTS
3 14 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.53%) Degree
5 3 (1.53%) GCFA
5 3 (1.53%) GCFE
5 3 (1.53%) GIAC
5 3 (1.53%) GREM
6 2 (1.02%) CISM
6 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.02%) EnCE
6 2 (1.02%) SANS
6 2 (1.02%) SAP Certification
6 2 (1.02%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.59%) SLA
2 3 (1.53%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.02%) COBIT
3 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 27 (13.78%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 23 (11.73%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (7.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 14 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (4.08%) Docker
8 7 (3.57%) NFS
9 6 (3.06%) OCFS2
10 5 (2.55%) SRDF
11 4 (2.04%) Samba
12 3 (1.53%) Ceph
12 3 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (1.02%) Firmware
13 2 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (1.02%) PowerHA
13 2 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.02%) vSphere
13 2 (1.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (10.71%) Data Guard
1 21 (10.71%) Tivoli
2 14 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (7.14%) Netcool
2 14 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (7.14%) SCCM
3 13 (6.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.57%) Ansible
5 7 (3.57%) Kubernetes
5 7 (3.57%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.53%) EnCase
7 3 (1.53%) FTK
7 3 (1.53%) Grafana
7 3 (1.53%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (1.02%) NetApp OnCommand
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Flashback
8 2 (1.02%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 75 (38.27%) Oracle
2 69 (35.20%) IBM
3 46 (23.47%) Red Hat
4 34 (17.35%) Veritas
5 28 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 26 (13.27%) VMware
7 25 (12.76%) Citrix
8 17 (8.67%) SAP
9 14 (7.14%) McAfee
10 11 (5.61%) HP
10 11 (5.61%) Informatica
11 9 (4.59%) NetApp
12 8 (4.08%) EMC
13 7 (3.57%) Cisco
13 7 (3.57%) TIBCO
14 6 (3.06%) 3PAR
15 4 (2.04%) F5
15 4 (2.04%) Remedy
16 3 (1.53%) Aruba
16 3 (1.53%) ServiceNow