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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 61 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing AIX 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.91% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.14% 3.87% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £300 £214
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +40.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £393
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
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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
159 155 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.57% 23.56% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 101 50
Average daily rate £338 £288 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £147 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.11% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £18.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) HPUX
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) NetApp
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) ProC
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Portal
6 1 (8.33%) SAP GTS
6 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
6 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
6 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (8.33%) NetWeaver
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ProC
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) HPUX Systems Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Geneos Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) Servlets
2 1 (8.33%) Struts
2 1 (8.33%) SAML
2 1 (8.33%) SAP XI
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) HPUX
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) NetApp
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) HP