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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 40 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing AIX 17 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.51% 1.82% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.12% 8.33% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate £375 £450 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +76.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £350 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-42.06% +107.14%
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
168 132 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.78% 21.82% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 61 70
Average daily rate £338 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £123 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £21.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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 21 (87.50%) Unix
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Solaris
3 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 14 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (54.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (54.17%) Service Management
4 13 (54.17%) Veritas
4 13 (54.17%) Cognizant
4 13 (54.17%) ITIL
4 13 (54.17%) NFS
4 13 (54.17%) Performance Analysis
5 10 (41.67%) ServiceNow
5 10 (41.67%) SLA
5 10 (41.67%) Finance
5 10 (41.67%) CMDB
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle
7 8 (33.33%) Banking
8 7 (29.17%) Korn
9 6 (25.00%) Control-M
9 6 (25.00%) SSL
9 6 (25.00%) BMC
9 6 (25.00%) Java
9 6 (25.00%) Perl
9 6 (25.00%) Investment Management
9 6 (25.00%) SSH
9 6 (25.00%) SUSE
10 4 (16.67%) HP
11 3 (12.50%) IBM
11 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SSH
1 6 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Administrator
1 9 (37.50%) Unix Administrator
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (29.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) AIX Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) SOA Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.17%) HP Storage
2 1 (4.17%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
1 21 (87.50%) Unix
2 19 (79.17%) Solaris
3 14 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (25.00%) SUSE
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
1 13 (54.17%) Performance Analysis
1 13 (54.17%) Service Management
2 6 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) B2B
5 1 (4.17%) BPEL
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Korn
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) NFS
1 13 (54.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) KVM
2 1 (4.17%) PowerHA
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Control-M
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 13 (54.17%) Cognizant
2 13 (54.17%) Veritas
3 10 (41.67%) ServiceNow
4 9 (37.50%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) BMC
6 4 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) IBM
8 1 (4.17%) Brocade
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) NetApp
8 1 (4.17%) SAP
8 1 (4.17%) VMware