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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs citing AIX 5 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.80% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.41% 3.61% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 15
Median daily rate £463 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £293 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £19.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+211.68% -48.66%

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
355 582 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.81% 22.05% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 290 218
Median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 48 91
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -11 2 £400 +6.66% 1
Solihull - 2 £563 -
Shropshire +27 1 - -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 22 (75.86%) Unix
2 21 (72.41%) Linux
3 14 (48.28%) Oracle
4 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
5 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (27.59%) Subversion
6 8 (27.59%) Selenium
6 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
6 8 (27.59%) Puppet
6 8 (27.59%) Apple iOS
6 8 (27.59%) ClearQuest
6 8 (27.59%) JUnit
6 8 (27.59%) Windows
6 8 (27.59%) Solaris
6 8 (27.59%) ClearCase
6 8 (27.59%) DNS
6 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
6 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (27.59%) Apache Ivy
6 8 (27.59%) Ansible
6 8 (27.59%) DevOps
6 8 (27.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (27.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (24.14%) LDAP
7 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.69%) Java
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
9 5 (17.24%) XML
9 5 (17.24%) PVCS

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 2 (6.90%) CMS
1 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Liferay
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) LDAP
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) SSH
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Apache Ivy
1 8 (27.59%) ClearCase
1 8 (27.59%) ClearQuest
1 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
1 8 (27.59%) JUnit
1 8 (27.59%) Selenium
1 8 (27.59%) Sonatype Nexus
1 8 (27.59%) Subversion
2 5 (17.24%) PVCS
3 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.45%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) DevOps Specialist
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) webMethods Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Monitoring Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) AIX Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Migration Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) EDIFACT
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) DataPower
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Unix
2 21 (72.41%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Apple iOS
3 8 (27.59%) Solaris
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) SUSE
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) HPUX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (27.59%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) High Availability
5 4 (13.79%) Target Operating Model
5 4 (13.79%) Use Case
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Korn
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) MCTS
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Ansible
1 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.45%) Control-M
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.45%) Netcool
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) BMC
2 5 (17.24%) webMethods
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Pega
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas