Period
to 22 March 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 22 March 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 642 486 334
Rank change year-on-year -156 -152 -60
Contract jobs citing AIX 223 451 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.45% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.11% 2.14% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 275 431
UK median daily rate £455 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% - -0.06%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £596 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £42.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.53% +10.75%
10th Percentile £35.00 £42.50 £23.45
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.50 £54.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.97% +12.42%

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 20,081 21,042 19,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.62% 20.77% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,633 13,462 12,285
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £158 £175 £193
90th Percentile £613 £613 £577
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,211 1,251 1,229
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.86
% change year-on-year +0.88% - -3.88%

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 22 March 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 22 March 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 22 March 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 -166 190 £455 +13.75% 46
UK excluding London -151 182 £450 +12.50% 51
South East -82 68 £538 +26.47% 14
London -26 35 £525 +23.53% 4
North of England -76 30 £378 - 15
South West -8 24 £418 +8.44% 3
Scotland -10 20 £425 +13.33% 7
Midlands -25 18 £425 +13.33% 7
Yorkshire +4 15 £425 +13.33% 4
North West -19 15 £355 -16.47% 8
West Midlands -22 14 £425 +13.33% 3
Wales -4 11 £535 +52.86% 2
East of England -3 10 £465 +9.41% 3
East Midlands 0 4 £417 +12.70% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 154 (69.06%) Linux
2 137 (61.43%) Unix
3 115 (51.57%) Oracle
4 86 (38.57%) IBM
5 78 (34.98%) SQL
6 74 (33.18%) Solaris
7 68 (30.49%) Oracle Database
8 61 (27.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 57 (25.56%) Middleware
10 53 (23.77%) Windows
11 50 (22.42%) Security Cleared
12 49 (21.97%) Red Hat
13 46 (20.63%) Finance
14 43 (19.28%) VMware
15 39 (17.49%) Shell Script
16 38 (17.04%) Load Balancing
17 37 (16.59%) Microsoft
17 37 (16.59%) Migration
18 35 (15.70%) ITIL
18 35 (15.70%) SC Cleared
18 35 (15.70%) Relational Database
19 34 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
19 34 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
19 34 (15.25%) Oracle RAC
20 32 (14.35%) PL/SQL
20 32 (14.35%) Firewall
21 31 (13.90%) RDBMS
22 29 (13.00%) Active Directory
22 29 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
23 28 (12.56%) WebLogic

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 28 (12.56%) WebLogic
2 13 (5.83%) Apache
2 13 (5.83%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.93%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (3.59%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (3.14%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.24%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.79%) NetWeaver
8 4 (1.79%) SAP Portal
9 3 (1.35%) JBoss
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.90%) Confluence
10 2 (0.90%) IIS
10 2 (0.90%) nginx
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.83%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (5.38%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (4.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (1.79%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (1.79%) Temenos T24
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle Utilities
5 3 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (1.35%) Siebel CRM
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.45%) Maximo
7 1 (0.45%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
1 34 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.83%) IaaS
2 13 (5.83%) PaaS
3 12 (5.38%) SaaS
4 8 (3.59%) OpenShift
5 5 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.35%) Firewall
2 25 (11.21%) SAN
3 10 (4.48%) DHCP
3 10 (4.48%) DNS
3 10 (4.48%) HTTP
4 7 (3.14%) NAS
5 4 (1.79%) LAN
5 4 (1.79%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.35%) Internet
6 3 (1.35%) SSL
7 2 (0.90%) FTP
7 2 (0.90%) Skype
7 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.90%) VLAN
8 1 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.45%) VoIP
8 1 (0.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (30.49%) Oracle Database
2 35 (15.70%) Relational Database
3 31 (13.90%) RDBMS
4 20 (8.97%) Oracle Database 12c
5 18 (8.07%) Oracle BI EE
5 18 (8.07%) SQL Server
6 15 (6.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (5.38%) Oracle Exadata
9 11 (4.93%) DB2
10 5 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.24%) SAP BW
11 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.79%) SAP HANA
12 3 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (1.35%) Big Data
12 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.35%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (5.38%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.93%) CA Gen
3 10 (4.48%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.04%) JIRA
5 8 (3.59%) Gerrit
6 4 (1.79%) ProC
6 4 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.35%) Ant
7 3 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.35%) Toad
8 2 (0.90%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.45%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.45%) Maven
9 1 (0.45%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (0.45%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.45%) Zephyr
General
1 46 (20.63%) Finance
2 11 (4.93%) Banking
2 11 (4.93%) Law
3 8 (3.59%) Military
4 6 (2.69%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.69%) Retail
4 6 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.79%) Electronics
5 4 (1.79%) Marketing
6 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (22.87%) Architect
2 45 (20.18%) Administrator
3 26 (11.66%) Consultant
4 24 (10.76%) DBA
5 22 (9.87%) Developer
6 21 (9.42%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (8.07%) Oracle DBA
7 18 (8.07%) Unix Administrator
8 15 (6.73%) Infrastructure Architect
8 15 (6.73%) Technical Architect
9 11 (4.93%) AIX Systems Administrator
9 11 (4.93%) Oracle Architect
10 10 (4.48%) Azure Architect
10 10 (4.48%) CA Gen Developer
10 10 (4.48%) Exchange Architect
10 10 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.48%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.04%) AIX Administrator
11 9 (4.04%) SAP Consultant
12 8 (3.59%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (25.56%) Middleware
2 26 (11.66%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (4.04%) SAP Basis
4 7 (3.14%) XML
5 5 (2.24%) J2EE
5 5 (2.24%) LDAP
6 4 (1.79%) OSGi
7 3 (1.35%) SAP PI
7 3 (1.35%) Web Services
8 2 (0.90%) .NET
8 2 (0.90%) JSON
8 2 (0.90%) OC4J
9 1 (0.45%) CSS3
9 1 (0.45%) HTML5
9 1 (0.45%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.45%) Java SE
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.45%) REST
9 1 (0.45%) SAP TM
9 1 (0.45%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.21%) Clustering
2 21 (9.42%) Public Cloud
3 18 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.62%) Data Centre
5 16 (7.17%) DataPower
6 12 (5.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (4.93%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.14%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (2.69%) EMC VMAX
9 6 (2.69%) EMC VNX
9 6 (2.69%) Replication
9 6 (2.69%) Virtual Team
10 5 (2.24%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (2.24%) LPAR
10 5 (2.24%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.35%) Cloud Native
12 3 (1.35%) HACMP
12 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 154 (69.06%) Linux
2 137 (61.43%) Unix
3 74 (33.18%) Solaris
4 61 (27.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (23.77%) Windows
6 22 (9.87%) Windows Server
7 14 (6.28%) Oracle Linux
8 13 (5.83%) HPUX
8 13 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (4.48%) SUSE
10 2 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.90%) Tru64
10 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.45%) CentOS
11 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.04%) Load Balancing
2 37 (16.59%) Migration
3 35 (15.70%) ITIL
4 29 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (10.31%) DevOps
6 20 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (8.52%) CRM
7 19 (8.52%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (8.07%) Data Protection
9 17 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (6.73%) Network Design
10 15 (6.73%) Service Management
11 14 (6.28%) Configuration Management
11 14 (6.28%) TOGAF
12 13 (5.83%) Change Management
12 13 (5.83%) Release Management
12 13 (5.83%) Strategic Management
13 12 (5.38%) Presales
14 11 (4.93%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (34.98%) SQL
2 39 (17.49%) Shell Script
3 32 (14.35%) PL/SQL
4 27 (12.11%) Java
5 16 (7.17%) Perl
6 9 (4.04%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.69%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.24%) Python
9 4 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.79%) Korn
9 4 (1.79%) VB
10 3 (1.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (0.90%) Jython
11 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (22.42%) Security Cleared
2 35 (15.70%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.04%) MCSE
4 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.59%) IBM Certification
6 5 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.35%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (0.90%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.90%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.45%) CISSP
9 1 (0.45%) Degree
9 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.45%) OCP
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.24%) SLA
2 4 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.35%) QA
3 3 (1.35%) RMADS
4 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.45%) GDPR
5 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (15.25%) Oracle RAC
2 29 (13.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (7.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (7.62%) XenApp
5 13 (5.83%) Docker
6 12 (5.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (2.24%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.24%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.79%) Ceph
9 4 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.35%) Firmware
10 3 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.35%) vSphere
11 2 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.45%) NFS
12 1 (0.45%) Samba
12 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (11.66%) Data Guard
2 24 (10.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (8.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 17 (7.62%) NetBackup
5 13 (5.83%) Ansible
5 13 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.48%) Red Hat Satellite
7 9 (4.04%) Puppet
8 5 (2.24%) WSUS
9 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (1.79%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.35%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.35%) SCCM
11 2 (0.90%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.45%) nmon
Vendors
1 115 (51.57%) Oracle
2 86 (38.57%) IBM
3 49 (21.97%) Red Hat
4 43 (19.28%) VMware
5 37 (16.59%) Microsoft
6 21 (9.42%) Citrix
7 19 (8.52%) HP
8 17 (7.62%) SAP
9 16 (7.17%) Veritas
10 15 (6.73%) Dell
11 11 (4.93%) CA
11 11 (4.93%) EMC
11 11 (4.93%) Google
12 10 (4.48%) Cisco
12 10 (4.48%) Informatica
12 10 (4.48%) Sun
13 8 (3.59%) Brocade
13 8 (3.59%) NetApp
14 7 (3.14%) Fujitsu
15 6 (2.69%) Isilon