Period
to 20 July 2017

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 July 2017 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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 228 329
Rank change year-on-year -104 +101 +19
Contract jobs citing AIX 678 1269 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 1.15% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 5.16% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 795 428
UK median daily rate £420 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -6.43% +6.88%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £300
90th Percentile £550 £525 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £425
% change year-on-year +3.83% -9.35% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 22 25
UK median hourly rate £11.23 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.46% -5.00% +128.57%
10th Percentile £10.61 £35.28 £33.50
90th Percentile £11.84 £43.15 £55.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.07% -6.25% +128.57%

AIX is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19676 24589 24681
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.66% 22.34% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12415 15458 14290
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.88%
10th Percentile £195 £210 £181
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1136 1323 1946
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.10% +1.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.53 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -6.06% +4.10% +2.26%

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 July 2017.

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
Top 16 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 July 2017. 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 -92 599 £420 +5.00% 23
UK excluding London -61 533 £400 +3.83% 22
North of England -50 204 £390 +11.43% 7
South East +22 180 £450 +5.88% 7
London -109 139 £500 +21.21% 4
North West -2 122 £420 -1.18% 5
North East -10 70 £330 +16.72%
Scotland -44 57 £400 +15.94% 2
Midlands -12 40 £450 +18.34% 2
West Midlands +6 23 £475 +32.40%
South West +17 21 £423 +12.67% 1
Wales +16 19 £180 -48.57% 1
East Midlands -13 14 £354 -11.56% 2
Yorkshire -27 12 £360 -17.95% 2
East of England -22 10 £488 +25.81% 2
Northern Ireland -43 2 £380 +26.67%

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AIX.

1 497 (73.30%) Linux
2 377 (55.60%) Unix
3 297 (43.81%) Oracle
4 292 (43.07%) Solaris
5 242 (35.69%) IBM
6 186 (27.43%) Windows
7 179 (26.40%) Red Hat
8 178 (26.25%) Security Cleared
9 161 (23.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 160 (23.60%) Migration
11 157 (23.16%) SC Cleared
12 131 (19.32%) SAN
13 123 (18.14%) VMware
14 122 (17.99%) Data Centre
15 116 (17.11%) Finance
16 107 (15.78%) HPUX
17 104 (15.34%) Shell Script
18 103 (15.19%) Puppet
19 100 (14.75%) Firewall
20 98 (14.45%) HP
21 97 (14.31%) Perl
22 95 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
23 94 (13.86%) Oracle Database
24 91 (13.42%) ITIL
25 89 (13.13%) DevOps
26 87 (12.83%) Veritas
27 86 (12.68%) WebLogic
28 85 (12.54%) SQL
29 80 (11.80%) Java
30 78 (11.50%) Cisco

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 86 (12.68%) WebLogic
2 71 (10.47%) WebSphere
3 69 (10.18%) Apache
3 69 (10.18%) JBoss
4 67 (9.88%) Tomcat
5 40 (5.90%) iPlanet
6 37 (5.46%) Oracle Application Server
7 36 (5.31%) WebSphere Application Server
8 25 (3.69%) OpenStack
9 17 (2.51%) nginx
10 15 (2.21%) MQSeries
11 14 (2.06%) IIS
12 13 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
12 13 (1.92%) SharePoint
13 11 (1.62%) Liferay
14 9 (1.33%) OpenROAD
14 9 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 18 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (3.54%) Oracle Utilities
2 19 (2.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 15 (2.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 8 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.03%) Siebel CRM
6 4 (0.59%) Maximo
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.29%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.62%) SaaS
4 9 (1.33%) IaaS
5 8 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.88%) PaaS
7 4 (0.59%) Office 365
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) GitHub
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 131 (19.32%) SAN
2 100 (14.75%) Firewall
3 59 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 43 (6.34%) LDAP
5 38 (5.60%) DNS
6 34 (5.01%) SSL
7 24 (3.54%) Fibre Channel
8 19 (2.80%) HTTP
9 18 (2.65%) SSH
10 17 (2.51%) WAN
11 15 (2.21%) Internet
12 12 (1.77%) NAS
12 12 (1.77%) Network Security
13 11 (1.62%) LAN
13 11 (1.62%) VLAN
14 10 (1.47%) FTP
14 10 (1.47%) iSCSI
15 8 (1.18%) FCoE
15 8 (1.18%) X.21
16 7 (1.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (13.86%) Oracle Database
2 36 (5.31%) Relational Database
3 34 (5.01%) SQL Server
4 33 (4.87%) RDBMS
5 28 (4.13%) DB2
6 22 (3.24%) Oracle Database 12c
7 21 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (1.62%) SQLPlus
10 10 (1.47%) MySQL
11 9 (1.33%) Ingres
12 6 (0.88%) Big Data
12 6 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.88%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (0.74%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.59%) MS Access
14 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (6.19%) Jenkins
2 26 (3.83%) Git (software)
3 25 (3.69%) ProC
4 14 (2.06%) AppScan
5 9 (1.33%) GitLab
6 6 (0.88%) Ant
6 6 (0.88%) Maven
6 6 (0.88%) Subversion
7 5 (0.74%) JIRA
8 3 (0.44%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.44%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.29%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.29%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.15%) Introscope
10 1 (0.15%) JMeter
10 1 (0.15%) JUnit
10 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.15%) Selenium
10 1 (0.15%) TestDirector
General
1 116 (17.11%) Finance
2 45 (6.64%) Banking
3 16 (2.36%) Law
3 16 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.06%) Retail
5 10 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.33%) Electronics
6 9 (1.33%) Marketing
6 9 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.18%) Local Government
8 7 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.59%) Games
10 3 (0.44%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (11.80%) AIX Engineer
2 73 (10.77%) Architect
3 69 (10.18%) Administrator
4 67 (9.88%) Unix Engineer
5 49 (7.23%) Consultant
6 46 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 41 (6.05%) DBA
8 36 (5.31%) Analyst
8 36 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
9 35 (5.16%) Solaris Engineer
9 35 (5.16%) Systems Engineer
10 32 (4.72%) Unix Administrator
11 29 (4.28%) Developer
12 28 (4.13%) Linux Administrator
13 27 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
14 26 (3.83%) Oracle DBA
14 26 (3.83%) Unix Systems Engineer
15 24 (3.54%) AIX Administrator
16 23 (3.39%) Oracle Architect
17 21 (3.10%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (9.88%) Middleware
2 43 (6.34%) J2EE
3 31 (4.57%) HTML
4 24 (3.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (2.06%) Software Packaging
6 13 (1.92%) XML
7 11 (1.62%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (1.62%) SOAP
7 11 (1.62%) Web Services
8 9 (1.33%) jQuery
9 8 (1.18%) JSON
9 8 (1.18%) REST
10 7 (1.03%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (1.03%) HTML5
10 7 (1.03%) XSLT
11 6 (0.88%) JSON Schema
11 6 (0.88%) OAuth
11 6 (0.88%) Spring Boot
11 6 (0.88%) WSDL
11 6 (0.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.99%) Data Centre
2 64 (9.44%) Clustering
3 42 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (6.19%) Mainframe
4 33 (4.87%) Replication
5 14 (2.06%) Private Cloud
6 13 (1.92%) DataPower
6 13 (1.92%) HACMP
7 11 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.47%) PKI
9 9 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.18%) iSeries
10 8 (1.18%) Life Science
10 8 (1.18%) LPAR
10 8 (1.18%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.03%) HP Storage
11 7 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.88%) Grid Computing
12 6 (0.88%) IBM XIV
13 5 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 497 (73.30%) Linux
2 377 (55.60%) Unix
3 292 (43.07%) Solaris
4 186 (27.43%) Windows
5 161 (23.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 107 (15.78%) HPUX
7 58 (8.55%) SUSE
8 36 (5.31%) Windows Server
9 26 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (2.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 20 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (1.47%) Tru64
13 9 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (1.33%) Windows 7
13 9 (1.33%) zOS
14 5 (0.74%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.59%) CentOS
15 4 (0.59%) VMS
15 4 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (23.60%) Migration
2 95 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (13.42%) ITIL
4 89 (13.13%) DevOps
5 61 (9.00%) Configuration Management
6 55 (8.11%) High Availability
7 47 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
8 42 (6.19%) Load Balancing
9 35 (5.16%) SDLC
10 29 (4.28%) Waterfall
11 26 (3.83%) Change Management
12 22 (3.24%) Time Management
13 21 (3.10%) Data Migration
13 21 (3.10%) OO
13 21 (3.10%) Open Source
13 21 (3.10%) Validation
14 19 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (2.51%) Project Management
16 15 (2.21%) Penetration Testing
16 15 (2.21%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (15.34%) Shell Script
2 97 (14.31%) Perl
3 85 (12.54%) SQL
4 80 (11.80%) Java
5 53 (7.82%) Python
6 50 (7.37%) Bash Shell
7 45 (6.64%) C
8 44 (6.49%) Korn
9 41 (6.05%) JavaScript
10 27 (3.98%) PHP
11 25 (3.69%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.65%) Ruby
13 16 (2.36%) VBScript
14 15 (2.21%) C-shell
15 11 (1.62%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.33%) Ingres ABF
17 7 (1.03%) JCL
17 7 (1.03%) XPath
18 6 (0.88%) Groovy
19 4 (0.59%) Jython
Qualifications
1 178 (26.25%) Security Cleared
2 157 (23.16%) SC Cleared
3 32 (4.72%) Degree
4 8 (1.18%) CISSP
4 8 (1.18%) IRCA
5 5 (0.74%) CCNA
5 5 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.74%) ISEB
5 5 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.59%) MCSE
6 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.44%) MCITP
7 3 (0.44%) MCSA
7 3 (0.44%) MCTS
8 2 (0.29%) CISA
8 2 (0.29%) GCIA
8 2 (0.29%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.92%) QA
2 9 (1.33%) SLA
3 8 (1.18%) GxP
4 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) COBIT
5 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) COSO
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (5.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 30 (4.42%) Oracle RAC
4 29 (4.28%) Active Directory
5 25 (3.69%) Hyper-V
6 21 (3.10%) KVM
7 19 (2.80%) Docker
8 17 (2.51%) Oracle Clusterware
9 16 (2.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 16 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (2.21%) PowerHA
11 12 (1.77%) Samba
11 12 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (1.47%) NFS
13 9 (1.33%) Squid
13 9 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.74%) GPFS
14 5 (0.74%) SRDF
14 5 (0.74%) vSphere
15 4 (0.59%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 103 (15.19%) Puppet
2 68 (10.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 46 (6.78%) Ansible
4 43 (6.34%) EMC NetWorker
5 31 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (4.13%) NetBackup
7 25 (3.69%) Tivoli
8 23 (3.39%) HP Data Protector
9 21 (3.10%) SCOM
10 16 (2.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 16 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
11 15 (2.21%) Backup Exec
12 13 (1.92%) BladeLogic
13 12 (1.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 11 (1.62%) Data Guard
15 10 (1.47%) Netcool
15 10 (1.47%) OpenView
15 10 (1.47%) Rundeck
15 10 (1.47%) vCenter Server
16 9 (1.33%) yum
Vendors
1 297 (43.81%) Oracle
2 242 (35.69%) IBM
3 179 (26.40%) Red Hat
4 123 (18.14%) VMware
5 98 (14.45%) HP
6 87 (12.83%) Veritas
7 78 (11.50%) Cisco
8 58 (8.55%) EMC
9 56 (8.26%) Sun
10 43 (6.34%) SAP
11 39 (5.75%) Microsoft
12 37 (5.46%) F5
13 28 (4.13%) Brocade
14 24 (3.54%) Citrix
14 24 (3.54%) Siebel
15 22 (3.24%) Symantec
16 19 (2.80%) PlateSpin
17 18 (2.65%) Tripwire
18 16 (2.36%) Informatica
19 14 (2.06%) NetApp
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