Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 615 440 279
Rank change year-on-year -175 -161 +9
Contract jobs citing AIX 296 539 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.52% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.34% 2.51% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 324 611
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £310 £305 £268
90th Percentile £608 £536 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 15
UK median hourly rate £30.50 - £37.00
10th Percentile £22.85 - £33.20
90th Percentile £50.45 - £43.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 - £37.00

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 22,049 21,510 21,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.94% 20.81% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,693 13,725 13,763
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £163 £170 £193
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,473 1,275 1,294
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +7.43% -1.27%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.61
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £15.75
% change year-on-year -0.96% +5.78% -1.99%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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
UK excluding London -125 250 £450 +12.50% 24
England -185 245 £450 +12.50% 28
South East -29 92 £500 +21.21% 3
North of England -130 46 £445 +21.92% 9
London -84 40 £450 -5.26% 6
South West -14 32 £575 +41.98% 3
Scotland +4 31 £323 -23.21% 2
Yorkshire -4 29 £394 +8.62% 5
Midlands -48 17 £409 +16.86% 3
East of England -9 16 £435 -16.35% 4
Wales -11 16 £500 +42.86%
North West -78 15 £468 +10.18% 3
East Midlands 0 9 £300 -6.41% 3
West Midlands -43 8 £595 +25.26%
North East -75 2 £675 +104.55% 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 with a requirement for AIX.

1 176 (59.46%) Linux
2 161 (54.39%) Unix
3 142 (47.97%) Oracle
4 128 (43.24%) Windows
5 99 (33.45%) SQL
6 94 (31.76%) Solaris
7 89 (30.07%) IBM
8 85 (28.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 66 (22.30%) Red Hat
10 61 (20.61%) VMware
11 60 (20.27%) Shell Script
11 60 (20.27%) Middleware
12 54 (18.24%) Finance
13 51 (17.23%) SAN
14 48 (16.22%) Oracle Database
15 47 (15.88%) Active Directory
15 47 (15.88%) Microsoft
16 46 (15.54%) HP
16 46 (15.54%) Security Cleared
17 45 (15.20%) Windows Server
18 43 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
19 42 (14.19%) PL/SQL
20 40 (13.51%) Java
20 40 (13.51%) Clustering
21 34 (11.49%) Perl
21 34 (11.49%) SC Cleared
21 34 (11.49%) Hyper-V
22 33 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
22 33 (11.15%) WebSphere
22 33 (11.15%) ITIL

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 33 (11.15%) WebSphere
2 18 (6.08%) Apache
3 17 (5.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (5.07%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.07%) WebLogic
5 12 (4.05%) MQSeries
6 10 (3.38%) Oracle Service Bus
7 9 (3.04%) NetWeaver
7 9 (3.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.36%) IIS
8 7 (2.36%) JBoss
8 7 (2.36%) SAP Portal
9 4 (1.35%) Site Server
10 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.01%) Mule
10 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.68%) GemFire
11 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.72%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (3.04%) Oracle Utilities
2 9 (3.04%) Siebel CRM
3 7 (2.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 6 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.69%) Oracle Retail
5 5 (1.69%) Temenos T24
6 4 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.35%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.68%) Actimize
8 2 (0.68%) MetaTrader
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.08%) IaaS
3 18 (6.08%) PaaS
3 18 (6.08%) SaaS
4 14 (4.73%) Office 365
5 7 (2.36%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.68%) GitHub
8 2 (0.68%) npm
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 51 (17.23%) SAN
2 30 (10.14%) DNS
3 29 (9.80%) Firewall
4 22 (7.43%) DHCP
5 14 (4.73%) SSH
6 12 (4.05%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.04%) NAS
8 7 (2.36%) Kerberos
8 7 (2.36%) VLAN
9 6 (2.03%) HTTP
10 5 (1.69%) DMZ
10 5 (1.69%) SSL
11 4 (1.35%) FTP
11 4 (1.35%) LAN
11 4 (1.35%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.35%) WAN
12 3 (1.01%) SMS
13 2 (0.68%) IGMP
13 2 (0.68%) SNMP
14 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 30 (10.14%) SQL Server
3 22 (7.43%) Oracle Reports
4 19 (6.42%) DB2
5 18 (6.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 16 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (4.73%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (4.39%) Oracle ODI
9 12 (4.05%) MySQL
10 11 (3.72%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.72%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (3.04%) Hadoop
11 9 (3.04%) Ingres
11 9 (3.04%) Relational Database
12 8 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 7 (2.36%) MongoDB
13 7 (2.36%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (2.36%) SAP BW
14 6 (2.03%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 22 (7.43%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.73%) CA Gen
4 13 (4.39%) HP UFT
4 13 (4.39%) Oracle Forms
4 13 (4.39%) WinRunner
5 10 (3.38%) Toad
6 7 (2.36%) Gerrit
6 7 (2.36%) PowerBuilder
7 5 (1.69%) Maven
7 5 (1.69%) ProC
8 4 (1.35%) Ant
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.68%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.68%) Bower
10 2 (0.68%) Gradle
10 2 (0.68%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.68%) Spinnaker
General
1 54 (18.24%) Finance
2 22 (7.43%) Banking
3 14 (4.73%) Retail
4 9 (3.04%) Law
4 9 (3.04%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.36%) Electronics
5 7 (2.36%) Marketing
6 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.68%) Back Office
7 2 (0.68%) French Language
7 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Military
8 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (19.59%) Architect
2 54 (18.24%) Administrator
3 52 (17.57%) Developer
4 33 (11.15%) Systems Administrator
5 32 (10.81%) Consultant
6 26 (8.78%) Infrastructure Architect
7 24 (8.11%) Analyst
7 24 (8.11%) DBA
8 21 (7.09%) Oracle Developer
8 21 (7.09%) Unix Administrator
9 20 (6.76%) Oracle DBA
10 16 (5.41%) AIX Administrator
10 16 (5.41%) Technical Architect
10 16 (5.41%) Unix Developer
11 14 (4.73%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 13 (4.39%) AIX Systems Administrator
12 13 (4.39%) SAP Consultant
13 12 (4.05%) SAP Basis Consultant
13 12 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.38%) CA Gen Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (20.27%) Middleware
2 22 (7.43%) Web Services
3 19 (6.42%) XML
4 15 (5.07%) SAP Basis
5 12 (4.05%) Oracle Fusion
5 12 (4.05%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (3.72%) SOAP
7 10 (3.38%) REST
8 8 (2.70%) J2EE
8 8 (2.70%) JSON
9 7 (2.36%) LDAP
9 7 (2.36%) SAML
10 6 (2.03%) SAP PI
11 5 (1.69%) HTML
12 4 (1.35%) .NET
12 4 (1.35%) Java EE
12 4 (1.35%) Java SE
12 4 (1.35%) JSP
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle ADF
13 3 (1.01%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.51%) Clustering
2 31 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (8.78%) Data Centre
4 15 (5.07%) Replication
5 13 (4.39%) PDA
6 12 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (3.72%) DataPower
8 9 (3.04%) EMC VNX
9 7 (2.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (2.03%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (2.03%) Mainframe
10 6 (2.03%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.69%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.69%) HACMP
11 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.69%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.01%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 176 (59.46%) Linux
2 161 (54.39%) Unix
3 128 (43.24%) Windows
4 94 (31.76%) Solaris
5 85 (28.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (15.20%) Windows Server
7 18 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (6.08%) Windows XP
8 17 (5.74%) CentOS
9 16 (5.41%) HPUX
9 16 (5.41%) SUSE
9 16 (5.41%) Windows 7
10 15 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (4.39%) Windows 10
13 10 (3.38%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (3.38%) zOS
14 5 (1.69%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 5 (1.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (11.15%) ITIL
2 32 (10.81%) DevOps
3 27 (9.12%) Migration
4 26 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (8.45%) Change Management
6 20 (6.76%) Configuration Management
6 20 (6.76%) Project Management
6 20 (6.76%) Service Management
7 19 (6.42%) Test Automation
8 18 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (6.08%) CRM
9 17 (5.74%) Data Modelling
9 17 (5.74%) Network Design
9 17 (5.74%) SOA
10 16 (5.41%) Storage Management
10 16 (5.41%) Test Scripting
11 15 (5.07%) Analytics
11 15 (5.07%) Change Control
11 15 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (33.45%) SQL
2 60 (20.27%) Shell Script
3 42 (14.19%) PL/SQL
4 40 (13.51%) Java
5 34 (11.49%) Perl
6 18 (6.08%) Korn
7 13 (4.39%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.72%) C
8 11 (3.72%) Python
9 10 (3.38%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 8 (2.70%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.69%) C++
11 5 (1.69%) Groovy
12 4 (1.35%) COBOL
13 3 (1.01%) Ruby
13 3 (1.01%) XPath
14 2 (0.68%) Dart
14 2 (0.68%) JCL
14 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (15.54%) Security Cleared
2 34 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.39%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.01%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.01%) Degree
5 3 (1.01%) IBM AIX Certification
5 3 (1.01%) RHCE
6 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CCNA
7 1 (0.34%) CCNP
7 1 (0.34%) CISSP
7 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.34%) GCIA
7 1 (0.34%) GCIH
7 1 (0.34%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.34%) MCSE
7 1 (0.34%) SANS
7 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.01%) QA
1 3 (1.01%) RMADS
1 3 (1.01%) SLA
2 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (0.68%) SEPA
3 1 (0.34%) COBIT
3 1 (0.34%) GDPR
3 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (15.88%) Active Directory
2 43 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (11.49%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.11%) Docker
5 18 (6.08%) Oracle RAC
6 17 (5.74%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (4.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (4.73%) XenApp
8 13 (4.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 13 (4.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (3.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (2.03%) vSphere
11 4 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.01%) Firmware
12 3 (1.01%) NFS
12 3 (1.01%) Samba
13 2 (0.68%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 29 (9.80%) Data Guard
2 25 (8.45%) Ansible
3 21 (7.09%) Tivoli
4 19 (6.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (5.41%) NetBackup
6 14 (4.73%) Puppet
7 13 (4.39%) HP ALM
7 13 (4.39%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (4.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (3.72%) Red Hat Satellite
9 11 (3.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (3.04%) Opsview
10 9 (3.04%) SCCM
10 9 (3.04%) WSUS
11 6 (2.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 5 (1.69%) Kubernetes
13 4 (1.35%) Netcool
13 4 (1.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 142 (47.97%) Oracle
2 89 (30.07%) IBM
3 66 (22.30%) Red Hat
4 61 (20.61%) VMware
5 47 (15.88%) Microsoft
6 46 (15.54%) HP
7 32 (10.81%) Veritas
8 30 (10.14%) Citrix
9 27 (9.12%) SAP
10 23 (7.77%) EMC
11 18 (6.08%) Dell
12 17 (5.74%) 3PAR
13 15 (5.07%) McAfee
13 15 (5.07%) Sun
14 13 (4.39%) Ivanti
15 11 (3.72%) CA
16 10 (3.38%) Brocade
17 9 (3.04%) Cisco
17 9 (3.04%) Siebel
18 8 (2.70%) Remedy