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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 190 277
Rank change year-on-year -98 +87  
Contract jobs citing AIX 382 709 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 1.31% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.88% 5.67% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 424 234
Median daily rate £423 £387 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.10% -8.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +9.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 13
Median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.06% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.06% -6.25%  

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 9844 12513 12202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.89% 23.18% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6134 7886 7140
Median daily rate £403 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 659 953
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -74 345 £425 +6.25% 23
South East +13 107 £425 - 4
North West +1 78 £425 - 1
London -61 76 £513 +25.92% 6
Lancashire +20 45 £488 +14.70%
Preston -2 42 £488 +14.70%
Hampshire -13 40 £413 +8.55% 1
Buckinghamshire - 40 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 33 £325 -
North East -1 32 £328 +15.83% 10
Tyne and Wear +7 30 £328 +16.44% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 29 £328 +16.44% 10
Scotland -39 22 £425 +25.00% 2
Surrey +8 17 £450 +4.77%
Manchester +4 16 £400 -5.88%
Cheshire -4 16 £420 -1.17% 1
West Midlands +16 15 £475 +26.66% 1
Havant 0 15 £400 +5.26%
Glasgow -13 15 £425 +17.24% 2
Wales +4 13 £180 -
South Wales +5 12 £180 -
Warwickshire +5 12 £475 +23.37% 1
Warwick +10 11 £475 +19.87%
City of London -6 11 £568 +19.47% 1
Winchester +13 9 £500 +42.85%
Berkshire +14 8 £650 +18.18% 1
South West +10 8 £410 - 1
Woking +4 8 £468 -
East Midlands +1 8 £463 +16.35%
Yorkshire -12 8 £404 -10.27%

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 477 (73.72%) Linux
2 347 (53.63%) Unix
3 280 (43.28%) Oracle
4 265 (40.96%) Solaris
5 236 (36.48%) IBM
6 187 (28.90%) Windows
7 157 (24.27%) Migration
8 155 (23.96%) Red Hat
8 155 (23.96%) Security Cleared
9 147 (22.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 139 (21.48%) SC Cleared
11 132 (20.40%) VMware
12 119 (18.39%) SAN
13 113 (17.47%) Data Centre
14 109 (16.85%) Finance
15 96 (14.84%) Shell Script
16 94 (14.53%) HPUX
16 94 (14.53%) Oracle Database
17 91 (14.06%) Puppet
17 91 (14.06%) Perl
18 89 (13.76%) Firewall
19 86 (13.29%) ITIL
20 83 (12.83%) SQL
21 82 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
22 79 (12.21%) HP
23 74 (11.44%) DevOps
24 73 (11.28%) Middleware
24 73 (11.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
24 73 (11.28%) Veritas
25 72 (11.13%) 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 67 (10.36%) WebSphere
2 60 (9.27%) Apache
3 59 (9.12%) WebLogic
4 54 (8.35%) Tomcat
5 41 (6.34%) JBoss
6 31 (4.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 25 (3.86%) iPlanet
8 23 (3.55%) Oracle Application Server
9 21 (3.25%) OpenStack
10 20 (3.09%) nginx
11 14 (2.16%) IBM HTTP Server
11 14 (2.16%) IIS
12 12 (1.85%) MQSeries
13 10 (1.55%) SharePoint
14 9 (1.39%) Liferay
15 8 (1.24%) OpenROAD
15 8 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (1.08%) GlassFish
16 7 (1.08%) MS Exchange
16 7 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (2.94%) Oracle Utilities
2 13 (2.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 10 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (1.08%) Siebel CRM
5 6 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.62%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 4 (0.62%) Maximo
7 2 (0.31%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.15%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.39%) SaaS
5 7 (1.08%) IaaS
6 4 (0.62%) Office 365
6 4 (0.62%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) GitHub
7 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.15%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 119 (18.39%) SAN
2 89 (13.76%) Firewall
3 48 (7.42%) DNS
4 46 (7.11%) TCP/IP
5 34 (5.26%) LDAP
6 32 (4.95%) SSL
7 20 (3.09%) HTTP
8 18 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
9 17 (2.63%) WAN
10 14 (2.16%) Internet
10 14 (2.16%) SSH
11 13 (2.01%) LAN
12 11 (1.70%) VLAN
13 10 (1.55%) NAS
14 9 (1.39%) FTP
15 8 (1.24%) Network Security
16 7 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.08%) HTTPS
16 7 (1.08%) Kerberos
16 7 (1.08%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (14.53%) Oracle Database
2 41 (6.34%) SQL Server
3 35 (5.41%) DB2
4 33 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 31 (4.79%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 15 (2.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (1.85%) SQLPlus
10 10 (1.55%) MySQL
11 8 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.24%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.24%) Ingres
11 8 (1.24%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (1.08%) Big Data
12 7 (1.08%) DB2 UDB
13 5 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.62%) GIS
14 4 (0.62%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (6.18%) Jenkins
2 27 (4.17%) ProC
3 26 (4.02%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.70%) AppScan
5 9 (1.39%) GitLab
6 7 (1.08%) Ant
6 7 (1.08%) Subversion
7 4 (0.62%) Introscope
7 4 (0.62%) JIRA
7 4 (0.62%) Maven
8 3 (0.46%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.31%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.15%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.15%) JUnit
10 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.15%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 109 (16.85%) Finance
2 40 (6.18%) Banking
3 18 (2.78%) Retail
4 15 (2.32%) Law
5 12 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.24%) Local Government
7 8 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.08%) Electronics
8 7 (1.08%) Marketing
9 5 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.46%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (12.06%) Architect
2 70 (10.82%) AIX Engineer
3 64 (9.89%) Administrator
4 59 (9.12%) Unix Engineer
5 42 (6.49%) Consultant
5 42 (6.49%) DBA
6 40 (6.18%) Analyst
7 36 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 32 (4.95%) Developer
8 32 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
9 31 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
10 30 (4.64%) Solaris Engineer
11 28 (4.33%) Linux Administrator
11 28 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
12 26 (4.02%) Oracle Architect
13 25 (3.86%) Unix Administrator
14 24 (3.71%) AIX Administrator
14 24 (3.71%) Oracle DBA
15 23 (3.55%) Unix Systems Engineer
16 21 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.28%) Middleware
2 34 (5.26%) HTML
3 29 (4.48%) J2EE
4 13 (2.01%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (1.70%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (1.55%) jQuery
6 10 (1.55%) XML
7 9 (1.39%) Web Services
8 8 (1.24%) SOAP
9 7 (1.08%) HTML5
10 6 (0.93%) SAP Basis
10 6 (0.93%) YAML
11 5 (0.77%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (0.77%) REST
11 5 (0.77%) XSLT
12 4 (0.62%) .NET
12 4 (0.62%) JSON Schema
12 4 (0.62%) OAuth
12 4 (0.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 4 (0.62%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 113 (17.47%) Data Centre
2 48 (7.42%) Clustering
3 44 (6.80%) Mainframe
4 31 (4.79%) Replication
5 29 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (1.70%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.55%) HACMP
7 10 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (1.55%) PKI
8 8 (1.24%) DataPower
8 8 (1.24%) iSeries
8 8 (1.24%) Life Science
8 8 (1.24%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.08%) LPAR
10 6 (0.93%) HP Storage
10 6 (0.93%) IBM XIV
11 5 (0.77%) AS400
11 5 (0.77%) Grid Computing
12 4 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 477 (73.72%) Linux
2 347 (53.63%) Unix
3 265 (40.96%) Solaris
4 187 (28.90%) Windows
5 147 (22.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 94 (14.53%) HPUX
7 48 (7.42%) SUSE
8 45 (6.96%) Windows Server
9 34 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 27 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
11 19 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (1.55%) Tru64
14 9 (1.39%) Windows 7
15 8 (1.24%) zOS
16 5 (0.77%) CentOS
16 5 (0.77%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.62%) VMS
17 4 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (24.27%) Migration
2 86 (13.29%) ITIL
3 82 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (11.44%) DevOps
5 65 (10.05%) Configuration Management
6 46 (7.11%) Performance Tuning
7 44 (6.80%) High Availability
8 37 (5.72%) SDLC
9 36 (5.56%) Load Balancing
10 33 (5.10%) Waterfall
11 31 (4.79%) Change Management
12 24 (3.71%) Open Source
13 21 (3.25%) Mentoring
14 20 (3.09%) Data Migration
14 20 (3.09%) Time Management
15 19 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
16 18 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (2.78%) Validation
17 16 (2.47%) Service Management
18 15 (2.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (14.84%) Shell Script
2 91 (14.06%) Perl
3 83 (12.83%) SQL
4 72 (11.13%) Java
5 53 (8.19%) Python
6 46 (7.11%) Bash Shell
7 45 (6.96%) C
8 44 (6.80%) JavaScript
9 34 (5.26%) Korn
10 32 (4.95%) PHP
11 24 (3.71%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.78%) Ruby
13 16 (2.47%) VBScript
14 13 (2.01%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.24%) Ingres ABF
16 7 (1.08%) JCL
17 6 (0.93%) C-shell
17 6 (0.93%) Jython
18 5 (0.77%) XPath
19 4 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 155 (23.96%) Security Cleared
2 139 (21.48%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.79%) Degree
4 8 (1.24%) IRCA
5 5 (0.77%) CCNA
5 5 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.77%) CISSP
5 5 (0.77%) ISEB
6 4 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.62%) MCSE
6 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.46%) MCITP
7 3 (0.46%) MCSA
7 3 (0.46%) MCTS
8 2 (0.31%) GCIA
8 2 (0.31%) GCIH
8 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.31%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.85%) QA
2 9 (1.39%) SLA
3 8 (1.24%) GxP
3 8 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) COBIT
5 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) COSO
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 65 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 30 (4.64%) Oracle RAC
4 29 (4.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 27 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (3.40%) Docker
7 18 (2.78%) Hyper-V
7 18 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.63%) Oracle Clusterware
8 17 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 14 (2.16%) KVM
10 12 (1.85%) PowerHA
11 11 (1.70%) NFS
12 10 (1.55%) vSphere
13 8 (1.24%) Squid
13 8 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (1.08%) Samba
15 6 (0.93%) SRDF
16 5 (0.77%) Veritas File System
17 4 (0.62%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 91 (14.06%) Puppet
2 73 (11.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 47 (7.26%) Ansible
4 36 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 23 (3.55%) Tivoli
6 22 (3.40%) NetBackup
7 20 (3.09%) HP Data Protector
7 20 (3.09%) SCOM
8 17 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 12 (1.85%) BladeLogic
12 11 (1.70%) Backup Exec
12 11 (1.70%) Data Guard
13 10 (1.55%) Netcool
13 10 (1.55%) Rundeck
14 9 (1.39%) vCenter Server
14 9 (1.39%) yum
15 8 (1.24%) SELinux
15 8 (1.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 280 (43.28%) Oracle
2 236 (36.48%) IBM
3 155 (23.96%) Red Hat
4 132 (20.40%) VMware
5 79 (12.21%) HP
6 73 (11.28%) Veritas
7 62 (9.58%) Cisco
8 52 (8.04%) EMC
9 44 (6.80%) Microsoft
10 43 (6.65%) SAP
11 38 (5.87%) Sun
12 27 (4.17%) Citrix
12 27 (4.17%) F5
13 24 (3.71%) Brocade
14 16 (2.47%) Symantec
14 16 (2.47%) Tripwire
15 15 (2.32%) NetApp
16 13 (2.01%) PlateSpin
16 13 (2.01%) Siebel
17 12 (1.85%) Dell
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