Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 595 512 354
Rank change year-on-year -83 -158 -129
Contract jobs citing AIX 253 440 680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.43% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.36% 2.05% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 287 415
UK median daily rate £453 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.74% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £283 £305
90th Percentile £629 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 1
UK median hourly rate £42.85 £31.00 £11.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.23% +176.17% -70.46%
10th Percentile £17.35 £30.50 £10.61
90th Percentile £50.38 £48.65 £11.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £31.00 £11.23
% change year-on-year -32.26% +176.17% -70.07%

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 18,587 21,426 19,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.14% 20.74% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,703 13,398 12,501
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £155 £180 £195
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,189 1,462 1,149
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -6.06%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -59 214 £450 +5.88% 27
UK excluding London -85 200 £450 +9.09% 27
South East -45 89 £483 +12.21% 11
London +18 41 £525 +23.53% 2
North of England -23 28 £406 +4.84% 7
East of England +5 22 £418 -1.76% 2
Midlands +39 20 £425 +21.43% 3
North West -9 16 £400 -5.88% 3
Scotland -27 16 £550 +92.98% 2
West Midlands +29 15 £394 +8.62%
Wales +17 15 £513 +24.24%
Yorkshire +16 12 £425 +13.33% 3
South West -37 9 £425 +10.39% 2
East Midlands +27 4 £425 +41.67% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 194 (76.68%) Linux
2 139 (54.94%) Unix
3 120 (47.43%) Oracle
4 98 (38.74%) IBM
5 77 (30.43%) Solaris
6 76 (30.04%) SQL
7 70 (27.67%) Windows
8 68 (26.88%) Shell Script
8 68 (26.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 62 (24.51%) Red Hat
10 61 (24.11%) Finance
10 61 (24.11%) Oracle Database
11 59 (23.32%) Security Cleared
11 59 (23.32%) Migration
12 50 (19.76%) VMware
13 46 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
14 45 (17.79%) SC Cleared
15 43 (17.00%) Middleware
16 42 (16.60%) PL/SQL
16 42 (16.60%) ITIL
17 39 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
18 38 (15.02%) Oracle BI EE
19 37 (14.62%) Load Balancing
19 37 (14.62%) Oracle RAC
20 36 (14.23%) WebSphere
20 36 (14.23%) SAN
21 34 (13.44%) Microsoft
22 33 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
23 31 (12.25%) Change Management
23 31 (12.25%) Disaster Recovery

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 36 (14.23%) WebSphere
2 26 (10.28%) Apache
3 25 (9.88%) WebLogic
4 18 (7.11%) Tomcat
5 16 (6.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (3.56%) JBoss
7 8 (3.16%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (3.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (2.77%) nginx
8 7 (2.77%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (1.98%) Commerce Server
9 5 (1.98%) Confluence
9 5 (1.98%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.58%) SAP Portal
10 4 (1.58%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.19%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.19%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.19%) SAS
12 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (3.56%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (7.51%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (7.11%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (7.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.19%) Maximo
3 3 (1.19%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.79%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.14%) IaaS
3 13 (5.14%) PaaS
4 7 (2.77%) SaaS
5 5 (1.98%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.58%) Office 365
7 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.40%) GitHub
8 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Route 53
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.23%) SAN
2 26 (10.28%) TCP/IP
3 22 (8.70%) HTTP
4 20 (7.91%) Firewall
5 18 (7.11%) DNS
6 13 (5.14%) SSL
7 8 (3.16%) LAN
8 7 (2.77%) DHCP
8 7 (2.77%) FTP
9 6 (2.37%) Internet
9 6 (2.37%) NAS
9 6 (2.37%) SSH
10 4 (1.58%) SMTP
10 4 (1.58%) WAN
11 3 (1.19%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.19%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.79%) Intranet
12 2 (0.79%) Wireless
13 1 (0.40%) DWDM
13 1 (0.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (24.11%) Oracle Database
2 38 (15.02%) Oracle BI EE
3 31 (12.25%) Relational Database
4 26 (10.28%) SQL Server
5 24 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 23 (9.09%) RDBMS
7 21 (8.30%) DB2
7 21 (8.30%) Oracle Exadata
8 17 (6.72%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.77%) IBM InfoSphere
10 7 (2.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (2.77%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.98%) Ingres
12 5 (1.98%) SAP BW
13 4 (1.58%) MySQL
13 4 (1.58%) SAP HANA
14 3 (1.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (4.74%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.16%) JIRA
3 7 (2.77%) CA Gen
3 7 (2.77%) PowerBuilder
3 7 (2.77%) Toad
4 4 (1.58%) Spinnaker
5 3 (1.19%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.79%) Ant
6 2 (0.79%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.79%) Hudson
6 2 (0.79%) JMeter
6 2 (0.79%) Maven
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.79%) Selenium
6 2 (0.79%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.40%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.40%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.40%) Zephyr
General
1 61 (24.11%) Finance
2 21 (8.30%) Banking
3 10 (3.95%) Retail
4 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (16.60%) Administrator
2 34 (13.44%) DBA
3 32 (12.65%) Architect
4 31 (12.25%) Consultant
5 25 (9.88%) Oracle DBA
6 24 (9.49%) Developer
7 17 (6.72%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (6.32%) Analyst
8 16 (6.32%) Unix Administrator
9 12 (4.74%) Unix Engineer
10 11 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (4.35%) Team Leader
11 10 (3.95%) Lead DevOps
12 9 (3.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.16%) AIX Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.16%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (3.16%) Project Manager
14 7 (2.77%) SC Cleared DBA
14 7 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (2.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.00%) Middleware
2 26 (10.28%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (4.35%) LDAP
4 10 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (2.37%) JDBC
6 5 (1.98%) J2EE
7 4 (1.58%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.58%) SAP PI
7 4 (1.58%) XML
8 3 (1.19%) .NET
8 3 (1.19%) JSON
8 3 (1.19%) OSGi
8 3 (1.19%) SOAP
8 3 (1.19%) Spring
8 3 (1.19%) Web Services
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (0.79%) Velocity
9 2 (0.79%) XSD
9 2 (0.79%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.40%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 21 (8.30%) Clustering
3 19 (7.51%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.53%) Replication
5 13 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.14%) DataPower
5 13 (5.14%) HACMP
6 12 (4.74%) Public Cloud
7 10 (3.95%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.16%) EMC VMAX
8 8 (3.16%) LPAR
9 6 (2.37%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.98%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.58%) HP Superdome
12 3 (1.19%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.19%) EMC VNX
12 3 (1.19%) Oracle Exalogic
13 2 (0.79%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 194 (76.68%) Linux
2 139 (54.94%) Unix
3 77 (30.43%) Solaris
4 70 (27.67%) Windows
5 68 (26.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (9.49%) Windows Server
7 22 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
8 20 (7.91%) HPUX
9 12 (4.74%) SUSE
10 11 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (2.37%) CentOS
12 6 (2.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.58%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.19%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.19%) zOS
15 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.32%) Migration
2 46 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 42 (16.60%) ITIL
4 37 (14.62%) Load Balancing
5 33 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (12.25%) Change Management
6 31 (12.25%) DevOps
6 31 (12.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (10.28%) CRM
9 21 (8.30%) Configuration Management
9 21 (8.30%) Incident Management
9 21 (8.30%) Strategic Management
10 20 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (6.72%) Coaching
12 16 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (5.93%) Project Management
14 14 (5.53%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (5.53%) Mentoring
14 14 (5.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (30.04%) SQL
2 68 (26.88%) Shell Script
3 42 (16.60%) PL/SQL
4 28 (11.07%) Java
5 23 (9.09%) Perl
6 18 (7.11%) Python
7 16 (6.32%) Korn
8 14 (5.53%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.77%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.98%) C
11 4 (1.58%) VB
12 3 (1.19%) C-shell
13 2 (0.79%) C++
13 2 (0.79%) Groovy
13 2 (0.79%) PHP
13 2 (0.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (23.32%) Security Cleared
2 45 (17.79%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.30%) DV Cleared
4 17 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (3.16%) Degree
6 7 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.98%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.79%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.79%) SANS
9 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) CISSP
9 1 (0.40%) GCFA
9 1 (0.40%) GCFE
9 1 (0.40%) GIAC
9 1 (0.40%) GREM
9 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.40%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) SLA
2 4 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 37 (14.62%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.74%) Docker
3 12 (4.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (4.74%) XenApp
4 10 (3.95%) vSphere
5 8 (3.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (3.16%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.77%) NFS
6 7 (2.77%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (2.37%) Active Directory
7 6 (2.37%) Ceph
7 6 (2.37%) Firmware
8 5 (1.98%) Samba
8 5 (1.98%) SRDF
8 5 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.19%) PowerHA
9 3 (1.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 26 (10.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (8.70%) Ansible
2 22 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 18 (7.11%) Data Guard
4 15 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.95%) NetBackup
5 10 (3.95%) Puppet
5 10 (3.95%) Tivoli
6 9 (3.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (2.77%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (2.37%) vCenter Server
8 6 (2.37%) vMotion
9 5 (1.98%) Nagios
10 4 (1.58%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.58%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (1.58%) vRealize
10 4 (1.58%) yum
11 2 (0.79%) Grafana
11 2 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (0.79%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 120 (47.43%) Oracle
2 98 (38.74%) IBM
3 62 (24.51%) Red Hat
4 50 (19.76%) VMware
5 34 (13.44%) Microsoft
6 24 (9.49%) EMC
7 23 (9.09%) Informatica
7 23 (9.09%) Veritas
8 21 (8.30%) Citrix
9 18 (7.11%) HP
9 18 (7.11%) NetApp
10 12 (4.74%) Cisco
11 11 (4.35%) SAP
12 9 (3.56%) Brocade
12 9 (3.56%) F5
12 9 (3.56%) Google
13 7 (2.77%) 3PAR
13 7 (2.77%) CA
13 7 (2.77%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (2.77%) ServiceNow