The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 108 87 105
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs citing AIX 14 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.96% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.61% 5.26% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £368 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +56.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £245 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £361 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
AIX
England

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
537 380 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.98% 18.33% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 198 225
Average daily rate £303 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £160 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 60 42
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.11 £23.00 £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 the West Midlands

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

AIX
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 5 £550 +83.33% 2
Coventry -9 2 £325 -
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
Shropshire -11 1 - -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 25 (64.10%) UNIX
2 22 (56.41%) Linux
3 20 (51.28%) Oracle
4 17 (43.59%) Solaris
5 10 (25.64%) NetApp
5 10 (25.64%) Windows
6 9 (23.08%) HPUX
6 9 (23.08%) IBM
7 8 (20.51%) VMware
7 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database
8 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
8 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
8 7 (17.95%) SAN
8 7 (17.95%) WebLogic
9 6 (15.38%) HP
9 6 (15.38%) Migration
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (12.82%) Change Control
10 5 (12.82%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (12.82%) Java
11 4 (10.26%) C
11 4 (10.26%) SAP
11 4 (10.26%) Finance
11 4 (10.26%) Change Management
11 4 (10.26%) Firewall
11 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (10.26%) Java EE
12 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
12 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (17.95%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.69%) SAS
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.56%) SAP Portal
4 1 (2.56%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.56%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) FTP
4 2 (5.13%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) DB2
3 2 (5.13%) OLAP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) ProC
2 2 (5.13%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Automotive
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (10.26%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Tester
6 3 (7.69%) C Developer
6 3 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) DBA
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Java EE
2 3 (7.69%) SAP Basis
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
3 1 (2.56%) JSF
3 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) JSP
3 1 (2.56%) Servlets
3 1 (2.56%) Struts
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) XSD
3 1 (2.56%) SAML
3 1 (2.56%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) LPAR
2 2 (5.13%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) UNIX
2 22 (56.41%) Linux
3 17 (43.59%) Solaris
4 10 (25.64%) Windows
5 9 (23.08%) HPUX
6 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.13%) SUSE
8 2 (5.13%) Windows NT
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Migration
1 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.82%) Change Control
3 4 (10.26%) Change Management
3 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) Workflow
5 2 (5.13%) High Availability
5 2 (5.13%) Security Testing
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) Workflow Management
5 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
2 5 (12.82%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) C
4 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Korn
5 2 (5.13%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) ABAP
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (7.69%) PowerHA
2 3 (7.69%) Terminal Server
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (7.69%) Nmap
3 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.69%) Nessus
1 3 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (7.69%) Data Guard
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (7.69%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) NetApp
3 9 (23.08%) IBM
4 8 (20.51%) VMware
5 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
6 6 (15.38%) HP
7 4 (10.26%) SAP
8 3 (7.69%) JBoss
8 3 (7.69%) EMC
8 3 (7.69%) Sun
9 2 (5.13%) Microsoft