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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 208 322
Rank change year-on-year -101 +114  
Contract jobs citing AIX 325 673 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 1.20% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.42% 5.37% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 424 184
Median daily rate £425 £400 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £387 £419
% change year-on-year +9.81% -7.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 9
Median hourly rate £11.23 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.84% -3.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.84% -3.75%  

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 9501 12527 12379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.50% 22.41% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6046 7822 7039
Median daily rate £412 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 684 1015
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.76 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £37.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing AIX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 30 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -104 271 £450 +12.50% 26
South East +18 110 £475 +15.15% 8
North West +29 69 £405 -4.64% 3
London -102 65 £500 +25.00% 8
Scotland -4 46 £400 +10.34% 3
Hampshire -11 42 £425 +11.84% 1
Glasgow +12 32 £400 +6.66% 3
Lancashire +21 30 £488 +42.85% 2
Surrey +18 29 £505 +18.82% 1
Preston +6 28 £488 +31.75% 2
Cheshire +24 25 £390 -8.23%
Buckinghamshire +13 22 £270 -16.92% 2
Milton Keynes +17 20 £270 - 1
West Sussex +19 12 £550 +33.33%
South West +12 12 £451 +20.13%
Manchester +5 12 £365 -20.65% 1
Havant -5 12 £400 +5.26% 1
City of London -29 11 £550 +25.71%
Winchester +3 10 £500 -4.76%
Redhill - 10 £500 - 1
Edinburgh +2 8 - -
Woking - 8 £468 -
Gatwick - 7 £550 -
Exeter - 6 - -
Devon - 6 - -
South Wales +14 5 £200 -42.85%
Knutsford +13 5 £400 -5.88%
Chester +12 5 £295 -28.48%
Wales +12 5 £200 -42.85%
Cardiff +20 4 - -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (79.52%) Linux
2 354 (56.64%) Unix
3 249 (39.84%) Oracle
4 237 (37.92%) Windows
5 193 (30.88%) Solaris
6 192 (30.72%) IBM
7 150 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 145 (23.20%) Red Hat
9 114 (18.24%) Migration
9 114 (18.24%) VMware
10 112 (17.92%) Security Cleared
11 109 (17.44%) WebSphere
12 108 (17.28%) ITIL
13 103 (16.48%) Perl
14 100 (16.00%) SC Cleared
15 96 (15.36%) DevOps
16 93 (14.88%) Finance
17 90 (14.40%) SQL
18 89 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
19 88 (14.08%) Shell Script
20 87 (13.92%) Microsoft
21 83 (13.28%) Data Centre
22 82 (13.12%) SAN
23 81 (12.96%) Oracle Database
24 77 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
24 77 (12.32%) Middleware
25 73 (11.68%) Configuration Management
26 72 (11.52%) Puppet
27 69 (11.04%) Change Management
27 69 (11.04%) Java

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
1 109 (17.44%) WebSphere
2 46 (7.36%) WebLogic
3 45 (7.20%) Apache
4 36 (5.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 32 (5.12%) Tomcat
6 22 (3.52%) nginx
7 20 (3.20%) IIS
8 19 (3.04%) JBoss
9 15 (2.40%) IBM HTTP Server
10 14 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (1.76%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.60%) GlassFish
12 10 (1.60%) iPlanet
13 9 (1.44%) SharePoint
14 8 (1.28%) SAS
15 7 (1.12%) Confluence
15 7 (1.12%) MQSeries
15 7 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
16 6 (0.96%) MS Exchange
17 5 (0.80%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 42 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (6.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.96%) MFGPRO
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle Utilities
5 3 (0.48%) Maximo
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.48%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.32%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.16%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.20%) SaaS
2 41 (6.56%) PaaS
3 39 (6.24%) IaaS
4 24 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.96%) Office 365
8 4 (0.64%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.32%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.32%) Heroku
9 2 (0.32%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.16%) GitHub
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (13.12%) SAN
2 47 (7.52%) DNS
3 44 (7.04%) Firewall
4 41 (6.56%) LDAP
5 38 (6.08%) SSL
6 35 (5.60%) TCP/IP
7 19 (3.04%) HTTP
8 17 (2.72%) SSH
9 16 (2.56%) WAN
10 13 (2.08%) LAN
11 11 (1.76%) FTP
11 11 (1.76%) Internet
12 10 (1.60%) Kerberos
13 9 (1.44%) NAS
13 9 (1.44%) Network Security
14 8 (1.28%) VLAN
15 7 (1.12%) BIG-IP
15 7 (1.12%) DMZ
15 7 (1.12%) tcpdump
16 6 (0.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.96%) Oracle Database
2 59 (9.44%) DB2
2 59 (9.44%) SQL Server
3 29 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (3.04%) RDBMS
6 17 (2.72%) Oracle Database 12c
7 15 (2.40%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (2.08%) Big Data
10 11 (1.76%) SQLPlus
11 10 (1.60%) MySQL
12 9 (1.44%) Oracle9i Database
13 8 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.12%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.96%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.80%) GIS
16 5 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (5.92%) Jenkins
2 34 (5.44%) Git (software)
3 23 (3.68%) ProC
4 19 (3.04%) Subversion
5 13 (2.08%) Ant
6 11 (1.76%) JIRA
7 7 (1.12%) ClearCase
7 7 (1.12%) GitLab
8 6 (0.96%) Apache Ivy
8 6 (0.96%) ClearQuest
8 6 (0.96%) JUnit
8 6 (0.96%) Selenium
8 6 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (0.96%) StarTeam
9 4 (0.64%) Introscope
10 3 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.48%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.32%) PVCS
11 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.32%) Travis CI
General
1 93 (14.88%) Finance
2 35 (5.60%) Banking
3 16 (2.56%) Retail
4 15 (2.40%) Law
5 8 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.12%) Local Government
6 7 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.96%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.48%) Electronics
9 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.48%) Front Office
9 3 (0.48%) Marketing
10 1 (0.16%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (10.56%) Architect
2 65 (10.40%) Analyst
3 57 (9.12%) Administrator
4 56 (8.96%) AIX Engineer
5 43 (6.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 42 (6.72%) DBA
7 37 (5.92%) Linux Engineer
8 32 (5.12%) Consultant
9 28 (4.48%) Unix Engineer
10 25 (4.00%) Developer
10 25 (4.00%) Oracle Architect
10 25 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
11 24 (3.84%) Linux Administrator
12 23 (3.68%) Support Analyst
13 22 (3.52%) Solaris Engineer
13 22 (3.52%) Support Engineer
13 22 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
14 21 (3.36%) AIX Administrator
15 19 (3.04%) Operations Analyst
15 19 (3.04%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.32%) Middleware
2 33 (5.28%) HTML
3 24 (3.84%) J2EE
4 19 (3.04%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (2.08%) Web Services
5 13 (2.08%) XML
6 11 (1.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (1.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 10 (1.60%) Software Packaging
8 9 (1.44%) jQuery
9 8 (1.28%) SAP Basis
10 7 (1.12%) JSON
10 7 (1.12%) JSP
11 5 (0.80%) HTML5
12 4 (0.64%) IBM Integration Bus
12 4 (0.64%) X-Windows
12 4 (0.64%) YAML
13 3 (0.48%) ISPF
13 3 (0.48%) LAMP
13 3 (0.48%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 83 (13.28%) Data Centre
2 77 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (8.00%) Mainframe
4 35 (5.60%) Clustering
5 24 (3.84%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.20%) Replication
7 13 (2.08%) Tandem
8 12 (1.92%) HACMP
9 10 (1.60%) PKI
10 9 (1.44%) DataPower
11 8 (1.28%) Life Science
12 7 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (1.12%) iSeries
12 7 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.96%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.96%) Symmetrix
14 5 (0.80%) LPAR
15 4 (0.64%) AS400
15 4 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.64%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 497 (79.52%) Linux
2 354 (56.64%) Unix
3 237 (37.92%) Windows
4 193 (30.88%) Solaris
5 150 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 62 (9.92%) HPUX
7 49 (7.84%) Windows Server
8 40 (6.40%) Windows XP
9 34 (5.44%) Windows 2000
10 30 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (4.64%) SUSE
12 27 (4.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 17 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
15 15 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (1.76%) zOS
17 9 (1.44%) Tru64
17 9 (1.44%) Windows 7
18 7 (1.12%) CentOS
19 6 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (18.24%) Migration
2 108 (17.28%) ITIL
3 96 (15.36%) DevOps
4 89 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (11.68%) Configuration Management
6 69 (11.04%) Change Management
7 61 (9.76%) Open Source
8 53 (8.48%) Performance Tuning
9 48 (7.68%) Service Management
10 42 (6.72%) ITSM
11 40 (6.40%) Data Management
12 33 (5.28%) SDLC
12 33 (5.28%) Waterfall
13 32 (5.12%) PRINCE2
13 32 (5.12%) Problem Management
14 27 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
14 27 (4.32%) High Availability
15 23 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (3.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 22 (3.52%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 103 (16.48%) Perl
2 90 (14.40%) SQL
3 88 (14.08%) Shell Script
4 69 (11.04%) Java
5 49 (7.84%) Python
6 47 (7.52%) Bash Shell
7 39 (6.24%) JavaScript
8 31 (4.96%) Korn
9 29 (4.64%) PHP
10 28 (4.48%) C
11 19 (3.04%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.04%) PowerShell
11 19 (3.04%) Ruby
12 11 (1.76%) VBScript
13 8 (1.28%) JCL
14 7 (1.12%) Jython
15 5 (0.80%) C-shell
16 4 (0.64%) C#
16 4 (0.64%) VB
17 3 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 112 (17.92%) Security Cleared
2 100 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.96%) Degree
4 8 (1.28%) IRCA
5 7 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.96%) ISEB
6 6 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.96%) MCITP
6 6 (0.96%) MCSA
6 6 (0.96%) MCSE
6 6 (0.96%) MCTS
6 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.48%) PMP
7 3 (0.48%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.32%) CISSP
8 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.32%) GCIA
8 2 (0.32%) GCIH
8 2 (0.32%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.16%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.96%) SLA
2 12 (1.92%) QA
3 9 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.28%) GxP
5 7 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.80%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.32%) COBIT
8 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.16%) COSO
9 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (5.44%) Active Directory
3 28 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (4.16%) Docker
4 26 (4.16%) Oracle RAC
5 20 (3.20%) Oracle Clusterware
5 20 (3.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 19 (3.04%) PowerHA
7 13 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.76%) NFS
8 11 (1.76%) vSphere
9 9 (1.44%) Hyper-V
9 9 (1.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (1.28%) SRDF
11 7 (1.12%) GPFS
11 7 (1.12%) Samba
11 7 (1.12%) Squid
11 7 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 6 (0.96%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 72 (11.52%) Puppet
2 59 (9.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 38 (6.08%) Ansible
4 27 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (4.16%) EMC NetWorker
6 25 (4.00%) Tivoli
7 20 (3.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 19 (3.04%) SCOM
9 13 (2.08%) Data Guard
9 13 (2.08%) Netcool
9 13 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (1.76%) NetBackup
11 10 (1.60%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 9 (1.44%) Control-M
13 8 (1.28%) IBM BigFix
13 8 (1.28%) vCenter Server
14 7 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
14 7 (1.12%) SELinux
14 7 (1.12%) yum
15 6 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 249 (39.84%) Oracle
2 192 (30.72%) IBM
3 145 (23.20%) Red Hat
4 114 (18.24%) VMware
5 87 (13.92%) Microsoft
6 53 (8.48%) HP
7 47 (7.52%) Veritas
8 39 (6.24%) EMC
9 32 (5.12%) SAP
10 29 (4.64%) Cisco
11 27 (4.32%) Citrix
12 24 (3.84%) Sun
13 19 (3.04%) Siebel
14 15 (2.40%) NetApp
15 12 (1.92%) 3PAR
15 12 (1.92%) CA
16 10 (1.60%) BMC
16 10 (1.60%) F5
16 10 (1.60%) Informatica
16 10 (1.60%) Intel Security
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