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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 248 328
Rank change year-on-year -110 +80  
Contract jobs citing AIX 266 524 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.98% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.85% 4.54% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 334 165
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 15
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -1.28%  

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 9317 11544 11778
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.66% 21.54% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5945 7180 6685
Median daily rate £410 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 687 974
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £38.00
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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -108 223 £425 +6.25% 28
South East -4 87 £450 +11.11% 14
London -73 68 £425 +3.03% 8
North West -9 36 £383 -10.00% 3
Scotland -7 33 £400 +1.26% 3
Hampshire -13 31 £425 +6.25% 4
Surrey +26 28 £535 +25.88% 2
Glasgow +21 22 £400 +40.35% 2
Cheshire +15 16 £395 -9.65% 1
Manchester 0 15 £365 -20.65% 2
South West +6 14 £455 +1.16%
Redhill - 13 £509 -
West Sussex +16 12 £550 +33.33% 1
Havant -4 9 £425 +11.84% 2
Milton Keynes -3 8 £425 +25.92% 1
Edinburgh -5 8 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 8 £425 +30.76% 1
South Wales +16 7 £200 +45.45%
Wales +13 7 £200 +45.45% 1
Winchester +1 7 £475 -9.52% 1
Exeter - 7 - -
Gatwick - 7 £550 -
Devon - 7 - -
Cardiff +24 6 - -
Berkshire +18 6 £318 -20.62% 2
East of England -11 6 £315 -16.00%
City of London -27 6 £725 +70.58% 1
Tyne and Wear -25 5 £544 +87.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 5 £544 +87.50%
North East -29 5 £544 +87.50%

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 547 (82.38%) Linux
2 405 (60.99%) Unix
3 287 (43.22%) Windows
4 271 (40.81%) Oracle
5 238 (35.84%) IBM
6 178 (26.81%) Solaris
7 172 (25.90%) Red Hat
8 168 (25.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 148 (22.29%) ITIL
10 143 (21.54%) WebSphere
11 140 (21.08%) Perl
12 134 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
13 122 (18.37%) SQL
14 121 (18.22%) VMware
15 111 (16.72%) Microsoft
16 110 (16.57%) DevOps
17 104 (15.66%) Java
18 101 (15.21%) Security Cleared
18 101 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
19 100 (15.06%) Finance
20 98 (14.76%) Migration
21 97 (14.61%) Shell Script
22 92 (13.86%) Middleware
22 92 (13.86%) Oracle Database
23 90 (13.55%) Change Management
24 87 (13.10%) SAN
24 87 (13.10%) SC Cleared
25 84 (12.65%) Puppet
26 79 (11.90%) Configuration Management
26 79 (11.90%) DB2

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
1 143 (21.54%) WebSphere
2 74 (11.14%) WebLogic
3 60 (9.04%) Apache
4 49 (7.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 34 (5.12%) JBoss
5 34 (5.12%) Tomcat
6 22 (3.31%) Confluence
6 22 (3.31%) IIS
6 22 (3.31%) nginx
7 19 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
8 18 (2.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
10 12 (1.81%) MS Exchange
11 11 (1.66%) iPlanet
11 11 (1.66%) MQSeries
11 11 (1.66%) SharePoint
12 10 (1.51%) GlassFish
13 9 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 9 (1.36%) SAS
14 7 (1.05%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 62 (9.34%) MS Excel
2 53 (7.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.05%) MS Office
4 4 (0.60%) MS Project
5 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (3.01%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (2.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 7 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.90%) MFGPRO
4 6 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.75%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 5 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.45%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.45%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Utilities
7 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 60 (9.04%) SaaS
2 56 (8.43%) PaaS
3 54 (8.13%) IaaS
4 19 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.05%) OpenShift
7 6 (0.90%) Office 365
8 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.30%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.30%) Heroku
9 2 (0.30%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 87 (13.10%) SAN
2 57 (8.58%) DNS
3 55 (8.28%) TCP/IP
4 52 (7.83%) LDAP
5 50 (7.53%) Firewall
6 48 (7.23%) SSL
7 18 (2.71%) HTTP
8 16 (2.41%) Network Security
9 12 (1.81%) WAN
10 11 (1.66%) FTP
11 10 (1.51%) Kerberos
12 9 (1.36%) LAN
12 9 (1.36%) NAS
12 9 (1.36%) SSH
13 8 (1.20%) BIG-IP
14 7 (1.05%) Internet
15 6 (0.90%) DHCP
15 6 (0.90%) DMZ
16 5 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
16 5 (0.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (13.86%) Oracle Database
2 79 (11.90%) DB2
3 71 (10.69%) SQL Server
4 33 (4.97%) Relational Database
5 28 (4.22%) MongoDB
6 26 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 23 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (3.16%) Big Data
9 17 (2.56%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (1.96%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.66%) MySQL
14 10 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.36%) Oracle9i Database
16 8 (1.20%) SQLPlus
17 7 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 52 (7.83%) Jenkins
2 42 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 26 (3.92%) JIRA
4 23 (3.46%) Subversion
5 22 (3.31%) ProC
6 18 (2.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 17 (2.56%) Ant
8 10 (1.51%) ClearCase
9 9 (1.36%) Apache Ivy
9 9 (1.36%) ClearQuest
9 9 (1.36%) JUnit
9 9 (1.36%) Selenium
10 6 (0.90%) StarTeam
11 5 (0.75%) CA Gen
11 5 (0.75%) PVCS
12 4 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.60%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.60%) Introscope
12 4 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 100 (15.06%) Finance
2 35 (5.27%) Banking
3 27 (4.07%) Law
4 18 (2.71%) Retail
5 11 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.90%) Local Government
7 5 (0.75%) Electronics
7 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.75%) Marketing
8 4 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.45%) Front Office
10 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (12.20%) Architect
2 69 (10.39%) Analyst
3 59 (8.89%) Administrator
4 50 (7.53%) Consultant
5 47 (7.08%) DBA
6 45 (6.78%) AIX Engineer
7 41 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
8 39 (5.87%) DevOps Engineer
9 36 (5.42%) Unix Engineer
10 31 (4.67%) Oracle DBA
11 30 (4.52%) Developer
12 27 (4.07%) Operations Engineer
13 26 (3.92%) Support Analyst
14 25 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
15 24 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (3.61%) Oracle Architect
15 24 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
16 23 (3.46%) Operations Analyst
17 22 (3.31%) Support Engineer
18 21 (3.16%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (13.86%) Middleware
2 35 (5.27%) J2EE
3 33 (4.97%) HTML
4 28 (4.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 27 (4.07%) XML
6 20 (3.01%) Web Services
7 19 (2.86%) Software Packaging
8 15 (2.26%) JSON
9 13 (1.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 12 (1.81%) Regular Expression
10 12 (1.81%) SAP Basis
11 9 (1.36%) MCollective
11 9 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (1.20%) IBM Integration Bus
12 8 (1.20%) JSP
13 7 (1.05%) jQuery
14 5 (0.75%) EDIFACT
15 4 (0.60%) HTML5
15 4 (0.60%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 101 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (10.69%) Data Centre
3 53 (7.98%) Mainframe
4 47 (7.08%) Clustering
5 24 (3.61%) IBM Mainframe
6 22 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.16%) Tandem
8 16 (2.41%) Replication
9 15 (2.26%) HACMP
10 14 (2.11%) DataPower
11 12 (1.81%) EMC VMAX
11 12 (1.81%) EMC VNX
12 10 (1.51%) PKI
13 9 (1.36%) Symmetrix
14 5 (0.75%) iSeries
14 5 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.60%) LPAR
15 4 (0.60%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.60%) SWIFT
16 3 (0.45%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 547 (82.38%) Linux
2 405 (60.99%) Unix
3 287 (43.22%) Windows
4 178 (26.81%) Solaris
5 168 (25.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (9.19%) Windows Server
7 59 (8.89%) Windows XP
8 56 (8.43%) HPUX
9 51 (7.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (7.08%) Windows 2000
11 41 (6.17%) SUSE
12 29 (4.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 26 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (3.46%) Oracle Linux
16 21 (3.16%) zOS
17 13 (1.96%) Windows 7
18 9 (1.36%) Apple iOS
18 9 (1.36%) MVS
19 7 (1.05%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (22.29%) ITIL
2 134 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (16.57%) DevOps
4 98 (14.76%) Migration
5 90 (13.55%) Change Management
6 79 (11.90%) Configuration Management
7 74 (11.14%) Open Source
8 69 (10.39%) Service Management
9 55 (8.28%) Performance Tuning
10 54 (8.13%) ITSM
11 52 (7.83%) Data Management
12 45 (6.78%) Problem Management
13 44 (6.63%) PRINCE2
14 43 (6.48%) High Availability
15 37 (5.57%) Release Management
16 36 (5.42%) Waterfall
17 31 (4.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
18 29 (4.37%) SDLC
19 28 (4.22%) OO
20 27 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 140 (21.08%) Perl
2 122 (18.37%) SQL
3 104 (15.66%) Java
4 97 (14.61%) Shell Script
5 51 (7.68%) Bash Shell
5 51 (7.68%) Python
6 48 (7.23%) JavaScript
7 41 (6.17%) Korn
8 31 (4.67%) PHP
9 30 (4.52%) C
10 28 (4.22%) PowerShell
11 21 (3.16%) PL/SQL
12 17 (2.56%) VBScript
13 15 (2.26%) Ruby
14 12 (1.81%) Jython
15 11 (1.66%) VB
16 6 (0.90%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.75%) C-shell
17 5 (0.75%) JCL
18 4 (0.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 101 (15.21%) Security Cleared
2 87 (13.10%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.37%) Degree
4 18 (2.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.90%) MCITP
6 6 (0.90%) MCSA
6 6 (0.90%) MCSE
6 6 (0.90%) MCTS
6 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.75%) ISEB
8 3 (0.45%) PMP
8 3 (0.45%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.30%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.33%) SLA
2 9 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.20%) QA
4 6 (0.90%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) PMO
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 33 (4.97%) Oracle RAC
4 30 (4.52%) Docker
5 29 (4.37%) PowerHA
6 23 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (2.41%) Oracle Clusterware
8 15 (2.26%) Hyper-V
9 14 (2.11%) NFS
9 14 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 13 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 12 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (1.66%) SRDF
12 11 (1.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 10 (1.51%) GPFS
14 9 (1.36%) Veritas File System
14 9 (1.36%) vSphere
15 7 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (1.05%) Samba
16 4 (0.60%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 84 (12.65%) Puppet
2 68 (10.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 45 (6.78%) Ansible
4 43 (6.48%) Tivoli
5 40 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (3.31%) EMC NetWorker
7 21 (3.16%) SCOM
8 20 (3.01%) Netcool
8 20 (3.01%) Oracle RMAN
9 18 (2.71%) Control-M
10 15 (2.26%) Data Guard
11 14 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (1.66%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 10 (1.51%) NetBackup
13 10 (1.51%) QRadar
13 10 (1.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 9 (1.36%) Nessus
14 9 (1.36%) Packer
14 9 (1.36%) Rundeck
14 9 (1.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 271 (40.81%) Oracle
2 238 (35.84%) IBM
3 172 (25.90%) Red Hat
4 121 (18.22%) VMware
5 111 (16.72%) Microsoft
6 69 (10.39%) HP
7 45 (6.78%) EMC
8 40 (6.02%) Veritas
9 34 (5.12%) Cisco
9 34 (5.12%) SAP
10 33 (4.97%) Sun
11 29 (4.37%) CA
12 28 (4.22%) Citrix
13 25 (3.77%) NetApp
14 23 (3.46%) Siebel
15 15 (2.26%) Axway
15 15 (2.26%) BMC
15 15 (2.26%) Symantec
16 14 (2.11%) Informatica
17 12 (1.81%) Splunk
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