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 24 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
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 217 325
Rank change year-on-year -96 +108  
Contract jobs citing AIX 314 637 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 1.14% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.30% 5.15% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 399 182
Median daily rate £425 £400 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £387 £407
% change year-on-year +9.81% -4.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 11
Median hourly rate £11.23 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.84% +2.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -70.84% +2.66%  

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 9504 12359 12526
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.53% 22.11% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6034 7725 7106
Median daily rate £408 £387 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.75%  
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 565 689 1019
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +2.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 24 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 24 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 -94 261 £450 +12.50% 31
South East +19 108 £475 +15.15% 11
London -97 64 £456 +14.06% 9
North West +25 62 £410 -3.47% 3
Scotland -10 45 £400 +6.66% 3
Hampshire -10 37 £425 +11.84% 4
Surrey +20 34 £510 +20.00%
Glasgow +10 31 £400 +10.34% 3
Lancashire +21 24 £500 +48.69% 2
Cheshire +25 23 £395 -7.05%
Preston +5 22 £500 +27.38% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 20 £325 - 3
Milton Keynes +16 18 £325 - 3
Manchester +7 14 £365 -20.65% 1
Havant -4 13 £400 +5.26% 2
West Sussex +17 12 £550 +33.33%
South West +9 12 £451 +20.13%
Redhill - 11 £509 -
City of London -12 10 £538 +28.35% 1
Winchester +2 8 £500 -4.76%
Edinburgh -3 8 - -
Woking - 8 £468 -
Gatwick - 7 £550 -
Exeter - 6 - -
Devon - 6 - -
South Wales +15 5 £200 -42.85%
Wales +13 5 £200 -42.85% 1
Chester +11 5 £295 -28.48%
Knutsford +9 5 £400 -5.88%
Somerset +9 4 £403 -10.55%

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 526 (80.55%) Linux
2 379 (58.04%) Unix
3 255 (39.05%) Windows
4 246 (37.67%) Oracle
5 206 (31.55%) IBM
6 196 (30.02%) Solaris
7 152 (23.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 151 (23.12%) Red Hat
9 124 (18.99%) WebSphere
10 121 (18.53%) ITIL
11 118 (18.07%) VMware
12 117 (17.92%) Perl
12 117 (17.92%) Migration
13 112 (17.15%) Security Cleared
14 110 (16.85%) DevOps
15 106 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
16 100 (15.31%) SQL
16 100 (15.31%) SC Cleared
17 97 (14.85%) Microsoft
18 95 (14.55%) Finance
19 91 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
20 90 (13.78%) Shell Script
21 84 (12.86%) SAN
22 83 (12.71%) Data Centre
23 82 (12.56%) Change Management
24 81 (12.40%) Configuration Management
25 80 (12.25%) Oracle Database
26 78 (11.94%) Puppet
27 77 (11.79%) Middleware
28 76 (11.64%) 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
1 124 (18.99%) WebSphere
2 49 (7.50%) Apache
3 46 (7.04%) WebLogic
4 36 (5.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 32 (4.90%) Tomcat
6 22 (3.37%) nginx
7 20 (3.06%) IIS
7 20 (3.06%) JBoss
8 15 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
9 14 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (1.84%) Confluence
11 11 (1.68%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.53%) GlassFish
12 10 (1.53%) iPlanet
13 9 (1.38%) SharePoint
14 8 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
14 8 (1.23%) SAS
15 7 (1.07%) MQSeries
16 6 (0.92%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.92%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 52 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (7.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (2.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.92%) MFGPRO
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Utilities
4 4 (0.61%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 3 (0.46%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.46%) Maximo
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.46%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.31%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 57 (8.73%) SaaS
2 53 (8.12%) PaaS
3 51 (7.81%) IaaS
4 25 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.07%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.92%) Office 365
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.31%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.31%) Heroku
9 2 (0.31%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.15%) GitHub
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (12.86%) SAN
2 49 (7.50%) DNS
3 47 (7.20%) Firewall
3 47 (7.20%) LDAP
4 45 (6.89%) TCP/IP
5 41 (6.28%) SSL
6 18 (2.76%) SSH
7 17 (2.60%) HTTP
8 15 (2.30%) WAN
9 13 (1.99%) Network Security
10 12 (1.84%) LAN
11 10 (1.53%) FTP
11 10 (1.53%) Internet
11 10 (1.53%) Kerberos
12 9 (1.38%) NAS
13 8 (1.23%) VLAN
14 7 (1.07%) BIG-IP
14 7 (1.07%) DHCP
14 7 (1.07%) DMZ
15 6 (0.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (12.25%) Oracle Database
2 65 (9.95%) DB2
3 61 (9.34%) SQL Server
4 29 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (2.91%) RDBMS
7 17 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 15 (2.30%) MongoDB
9 14 (2.14%) Big Data
10 13 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (1.53%) MySQL
11 10 (1.53%) SQLPlus
12 9 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
13 8 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.07%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.92%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.77%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 42 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 40 (6.13%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.52%) ProC
4 22 (3.37%) Subversion
5 16 (2.45%) Ant
5 16 (2.45%) JIRA
6 10 (1.53%) ClearCase
7 9 (1.38%) Apache Ivy
7 9 (1.38%) ClearQuest
7 9 (1.38%) JUnit
7 9 (1.38%) Selenium
7 9 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (1.07%) GitLab
9 6 (0.92%) StarTeam
10 4 (0.61%) Introscope
11 3 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.46%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.46%) PVCS
12 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 95 (14.55%) Finance
2 35 (5.36%) Banking
3 17 (2.60%) Law
4 16 (2.45%) Retail
5 8 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.07%) Local Government
6 7 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.92%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.46%) Electronics
9 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.46%) Front Office
9 3 (0.46%) Marketing
10 1 (0.15%) Games
10 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (10.57%) Architect
2 68 (10.41%) Analyst
3 58 (8.88%) Administrator
4 54 (8.27%) AIX Engineer
5 45 (6.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 41 (6.28%) DBA
7 39 (5.97%) Consultant
8 36 (5.51%) Linux Engineer
9 29 (4.44%) Unix Engineer
10 26 (3.98%) Developer
10 26 (3.98%) Support Analyst
11 25 (3.83%) Operations Engineer
11 25 (3.83%) Oracle Architect
11 25 (3.83%) Oracle DBA
12 23 (3.52%) Linux Administrator
12 23 (3.52%) Operations Analyst
13 21 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (3.22%) Support Engineer
13 21 (3.22%) Systems Administrator
14 20 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (11.79%) Middleware
2 34 (5.21%) HTML
3 23 (3.52%) J2EE
4 19 (2.91%) WebSphere MQ
5 17 (2.60%) XML
6 15 (2.30%) Software Packaging
7 13 (1.99%) Web Services
8 12 (1.84%) SAP Basis
9 11 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (1.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 9 (1.38%) JSON
12 8 (1.23%) jQuery
13 7 (1.07%) JSP
14 4 (0.61%) HTML5
14 4 (0.61%) IBM Integration Bus
14 4 (0.61%) Regular Expression
14 4 (0.61%) YAML
15 3 (0.46%) Ajax
15 3 (0.46%) ISPF
15 3 (0.46%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 91 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (12.71%) Data Centre
3 52 (7.96%) Mainframe
4 34 (5.21%) Clustering
5 25 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.06%) Tandem
7 19 (2.91%) Replication
8 12 (1.84%) HACMP
9 11 (1.68%) IBM Mainframe
10 10 (1.53%) DataPower
11 9 (1.38%) PKI
12 8 (1.23%) Life Science
13 7 (1.07%) iSeries
13 7 (1.07%) Symmetrix
14 6 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.92%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.77%) LPAR
16 4 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
16 4 (0.61%) IBM XIV
16 4 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 526 (80.55%) Linux
2 379 (58.04%) Unix
3 255 (39.05%) Windows
4 196 (30.02%) Solaris
5 152 (23.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 62 (9.49%) HPUX
7 54 (8.27%) Windows Server
8 53 (8.12%) Windows XP
9 47 (7.20%) Windows 2000
10 32 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (4.44%) SUSE
12 27 (4.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 17 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (2.45%) Oracle Linux
14 16 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (2.14%) zOS
16 10 (1.53%) Tru64
17 9 (1.38%) Apple iOS
17 9 (1.38%) Windows 7
18 6 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (18.53%) ITIL
2 117 (17.92%) Migration
3 110 (16.85%) DevOps
4 106 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (12.56%) Change Management
6 81 (12.40%) Configuration Management
7 72 (11.03%) Open Source
8 61 (9.34%) Service Management
9 55 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
10 53 (8.12%) ITSM
11 51 (7.81%) Data Management
12 39 (5.97%) PRINCE2
12 39 (5.97%) Problem Management
13 33 (5.05%) Waterfall
14 31 (4.75%) SDLC
15 30 (4.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 28 (4.29%) Release Management
17 27 (4.13%) High Availability
18 26 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
19 24 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 117 (17.92%) Perl
2 100 (15.31%) SQL
3 90 (13.78%) Shell Script
4 76 (11.64%) Java
5 51 (7.81%) Bash Shell
6 50 (7.66%) Python
7 41 (6.28%) JavaScript
8 36 (5.51%) Korn
9 29 (4.44%) PHP
10 28 (4.29%) C
11 24 (3.68%) PowerShell
12 20 (3.06%) PL/SQL
13 19 (2.91%) Ruby
14 11 (1.68%) VBScript
15 10 (1.53%) Jython
16 7 (1.07%) JCL
16 7 (1.07%) VB
17 5 (0.77%) C-shell
18 4 (0.61%) C#
19 3 (0.46%) C++
Qualifications
1 112 (17.15%) Security Cleared
2 100 (15.31%) SC Cleared
3 30 (4.59%) Degree
4 9 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.23%) IRCA
6 6 (0.92%) ISEB
6 6 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.92%) MCITP
6 6 (0.92%) MCSA
6 6 (0.92%) MCSE
6 6 (0.92%) MCTS
6 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.46%) PMP
7 3 (0.46%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.31%) CISSP
8 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.31%) GCIA
8 2 (0.31%) GCIH
8 2 (0.31%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.13%) SLA
2 15 (2.30%) QA
3 9 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.23%) GxP
5 5 (0.77%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.31%) COBIT
7 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.15%) COSO
8 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (5.67%) Active Directory
3 29 (4.44%) Docker
4 28 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
4 28 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (3.52%) PowerHA
6 19 (2.91%) Oracle Clusterware
6 19 (2.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 13 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.84%) NFS
9 11 (1.68%) vSphere
10 10 (1.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 9 (1.38%) Hyper-V
11 9 (1.38%) SRDF
12 8 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 7 (1.07%) GPFS
13 7 (1.07%) Samba
13 7 (1.07%) Squid
13 7 (1.07%) Veritas File System
13 7 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 78 (11.94%) Puppet
2 61 (9.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 41 (6.28%) Ansible
4 35 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (4.29%) Tivoli
6 26 (3.98%) EMC NetWorker
7 20 (3.06%) Oracle RMAN
8 19 (2.91%) SCOM
9 13 (1.99%) Control-M
9 13 (1.99%) Data Guard
9 13 (1.99%) Netcool
9 13 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (1.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 11 (1.68%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.23%) IBM BigFix
11 8 (1.23%) vCenter Server
12 7 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (1.07%) SELinux
12 7 (1.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 7 (1.07%) yum
Vendors
1 246 (37.67%) Oracle
2 206 (31.55%) IBM
3 151 (23.12%) Red Hat
4 118 (18.07%) VMware
5 97 (14.85%) Microsoft
6 56 (8.58%) HP
7 47 (7.20%) Veritas
8 41 (6.28%) EMC
9 36 (5.51%) SAP
10 30 (4.59%) Cisco
11 29 (4.44%) Citrix
12 28 (4.29%) Sun
13 19 (2.91%) Siebel
14 17 (2.60%) NetApp
15 15 (2.30%) CA
16 13 (1.99%) BMC
17 12 (1.84%) 3PAR
18 10 (1.53%) F5
18 10 (1.53%) Informatica
18 10 (1.53%) Intel Security
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