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 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 64 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing AIX 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 1.05% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 5.11% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £273 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -22.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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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
130 137 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.81% 20.57% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 67 57
Average daily rate £340 £315 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.51% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £17.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (20.00%) PowerHA
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) DTV
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (20.00%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat