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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 109 115 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs citing AIX 27 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.59% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.49% 3.23% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 15
Median daily rate £375 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £380 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £462 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +25.00%
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
602 464 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.90% 18.15% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 258 230
Median daily rate £375 £333 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 68 68
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.18 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.53% +7.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.61 £22.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing AIX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +5 18 £385 -14.44%
Shropshire -37 4 - -
Birmingham +6 2 £363 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for AIX.

1 34 (80.95%) Linux
2 22 (52.38%) Unix
3 18 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 17 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (38.10%) Solaris
6 15 (35.71%) Oracle
7 12 (28.57%) ITIL
8 11 (26.19%) Service Management
9 9 (21.43%) VMware
10 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) IBM
10 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
11 7 (16.67%) Windows
11 7 (16.67%) SUSE
11 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
11 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
12 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 6 (14.29%) Veritas
13 5 (11.90%) BMC
13 5 (11.90%) Cognizant
13 5 (11.90%) NFS
13 5 (11.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (11.90%) Performance Analysis
14 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
14 4 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.14%) Liferay
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) SAN
2 3 (7.14%) VLAN
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) SSH
3 2 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Administrator
2 8 (19.05%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) AIX Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Unix Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) AIX Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.14%) DBA
7 3 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (7.14%) Unix Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) AIX Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) AIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Unix Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) CMDB
1 4 (9.52%) HACMP
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.38%) Health Informatics
2 1 (2.38%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.38%) Informatics
2 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Linux
2 22 (52.38%) Unix
3 17 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (38.10%) Solaris
5 7 (16.67%) SUSE
5 7 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (2.38%) HPUX
6 1 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) ITIL
2 11 (26.19%) Service Management
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) Change Management
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Open Source
5 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.76%) High Availability
7 2 (4.76%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.38%) B2B
8 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) Korn
2 2 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) Perl
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) NFS
2 5 (11.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) KVM
4 1 (2.38%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Control-M
1 2 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 15 (35.71%) Oracle
3 9 (21.43%) VMware
4 8 (19.05%) IBM
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) Veritas
6 5 (11.90%) BMC
6 5 (11.90%) Cognizant
7 4 (9.52%) HP
7 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
8 3 (7.14%) MuleSoft
9 2 (4.76%) Cisco
9 2 (4.76%) NetApp
10 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
10 1 (2.38%) Brocade
10 1 (2.38%) Citrix
10 1 (2.38%) Juniper
10 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.38%) SAP