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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 85 67 102
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +35
Contract jobs citing AIX 29 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 1.72% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.82% 8.08% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 3
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£425 £420 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £291 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £457 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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
498 433 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.62% 21.27% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 212 181
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 73 60
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £27.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry -1 5 £425 -
Birmingham -7 4 £513 +73.14%
Warwickshire -5 3 £375 -16.66%
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (65.12%) UNIX
2 21 (48.84%) Oracle
3 20 (46.51%) Windows
4 19 (44.19%) Solaris
5 18 (41.86%) Linux
6 15 (34.88%) Java
7 12 (27.91%) Red Hat
7 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (25.58%) WebLogic
9 9 (20.93%) IBM
9 9 (20.93%) HP
9 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
10 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
10 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (18.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 8 (18.60%) Puppet
10 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (18.60%) Hudson
10 8 (18.60%) Open Source
10 8 (18.60%) JBoss
10 8 (18.60%) Apache
10 8 (18.60%) J2EE
10 8 (18.60%) Maven
10 8 (18.60%) Subversion
11 7 (16.28%) JIRA
11 7 (16.28%) Finance
11 7 (16.28%) Migration
11 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
11 7 (16.28%) SQL
11 7 (16.28%) BEA

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (25.58%) WebLogic
2 8 (18.60%) JBoss
2 8 (18.60%) Apache
3 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 7 (16.28%) Confluence
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.33%) SAP Portal
6 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) SAN
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Subversion
1 8 (18.60%) Maven
1 8 (18.60%) Hudson
1 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.28%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.65%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.33%) ProC
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Architect
2 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (13.95%) Platform Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Designer
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.98%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) J2EE
1 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (13.95%) XML
2 6 (13.95%) XSD
3 5 (11.63%) XSLT
3 5 (11.63%) Middleware
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (4.65%) Java EE
5 2 (4.65%) SAP Basis
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) JSF
6 1 (2.33%) SAP XI
6 1 (2.33%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.33%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) SAML
6 1 (2.33%) JSP
6 1 (2.33%) Servlets
6 1 (2.33%) Struts
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Open Source
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) UNIX
2 20 (46.51%) Windows
3 19 (44.19%) Solaris
4 18 (41.86%) Linux
5 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (18.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (11.63%) HPUX
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.95%) DevOps
3 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) EAI
3 5 (11.63%) SOA
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Service Management
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Workflow
6 2 (4.65%) Workflow Management
6 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 6 (13.95%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) ABAP
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Squid
1 6 (13.95%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Puppet
2 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.33%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (2.33%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) Red Hat
3 9 (20.93%) IBM
3 9 (20.93%) HP
4 7 (16.28%) BEA
5 5 (11.63%) webMethods
5 5 (11.63%) Software AG
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) SAP
7 2 (4.65%) EMC
7 2 (4.65%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) VMware
8 1 (2.33%) Brocade
8 1 (2.33%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco
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