The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 59 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing AIX 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.12% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.08% 0.78% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £345 - £245
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 - £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 - £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £419 £390
% change year-on-year
-7.63% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +128.57%
AIX
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
147 128 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.07% 15.78% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 66 65
Average daily rate £325 £308 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +16.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £28.00 £22.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIX across the Birmingham region.

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the Birmingham region.

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing AIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AIX.

1 17 (77.27%) Unix
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Solaris
3 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 10 (45.45%) Oracle
3 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Korn
4 8 (36.36%) Veritas
4 8 (36.36%) ITIL
5 7 (31.82%) NFS
5 7 (31.82%) Cognizant
5 7 (31.82%) Service Management
5 7 (31.82%) Banking
5 7 (31.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (31.82%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (27.27%) Investment Management
6 6 (27.27%) SSH
6 6 (27.27%) SUSE
6 6 (27.27%) Control-M
6 6 (27.27%) BMC
6 6 (27.27%) SSL
6 6 (27.27%) SLA
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) Perl
7 5 (22.73%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) CMDB
7 5 (22.73%) ServiceNow
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing AIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SSH
1 6 (27.27%) SSL
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) AIX Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) DBA
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.55%) AIX Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) AIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) SOA Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Solaris Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Unix Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.55%) HACMP
2 1 (4.55%) Health Informatics
2 1 (4.55%) HP Storage
2 1 (4.55%) Informatics
2 1 (4.55%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
1 17 (77.27%) Unix
2 15 (68.18%) Solaris
3 10 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (27.27%) SUSE
5 2 (9.09%) HPUX
6 1 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows
6 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Service Management
3 6 (27.27%) Investment Management
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) B2B
6 1 (4.55%) BPEL
6 1 (4.55%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Korn
2 6 (27.27%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) NFS
1 7 (31.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) KVM
3 1 (4.55%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Control-M
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
1 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 8 (36.36%) Veritas
3 7 (31.82%) Cognizant
4 6 (27.27%) BMC
5 5 (22.73%) HP
5 5 (22.73%) ServiceNow
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) Brocade
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (4.55%) SAP