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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 71 78 93
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs citing AIX 42 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.81% 1.45% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.27% 7.36% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 4
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£425 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £291 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.13 £38.28 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +61.16%
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
508 421 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.84% 19.68% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 209 166
Average daily rate £331 £315 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% -5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 67 65
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.28 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.50 £29.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 December 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 December 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
Birmingham -4 7 £350 +18.24% 1
Warwickshire -1 6 £375 -16.66%
Coventry - 5 £425 - 1
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 38 (67.86%) UNIX
2 30 (53.57%) Linux
3 27 (48.21%) Solaris
4 26 (46.43%) Windows
4 26 (46.43%) Oracle
5 20 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (33.93%) Java
7 18 (32.14%) Red Hat
8 16 (28.57%) WebLogic
9 15 (26.79%) Oracle Database
10 13 (23.21%) JBoss
10 13 (23.21%) HP
10 13 (23.21%) Subversion
11 12 (21.43%) Maven
11 12 (21.43%) Apache
11 12 (21.43%) J2EE
11 12 (21.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 12 (21.43%) Open Source
11 12 (21.43%) Puppet
11 12 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (21.43%) Hudson
11 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
12 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (17.86%) DevOps
13 10 (17.86%) Confluence
13 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
13 10 (17.86%) Perl
13 10 (17.86%) BEA
13 10 (17.86%) JIRA
13 10 (17.86%) Migration

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 16 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 13 (23.21%) JBoss
3 12 (21.43%) Apache
4 10 (17.86%) Confluence
4 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) SAN
2 3 (5.36%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.79%) FTP
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.57%) DB2
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Subversion
2 12 (21.43%) Maven
2 12 (21.43%) Hudson
2 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 10 (17.86%) JIRA
4 2 (3.57%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Automotive
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Architect
2 18 (32.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Platform Architect
4 8 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.93%) AIX Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Designer
8 4 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.36%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (3.57%) DBA
10 2 (3.57%) Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) J2EE
1 12 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (10.71%) XML
2 6 (10.71%) XSD
2 6 (10.71%) Middleware
3 5 (8.93%) XSLT
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.79%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.79%) Spring
5 1 (1.79%) JSF
5 1 (1.79%) Java EE
5 1 (1.79%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.79%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.79%) JSP
5 1 (1.79%) Servlets
5 1 (1.79%) Struts
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Open Source
2 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) Celerra
6 1 (1.79%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 38 (67.86%) UNIX
2 30 (53.57%) Linux
3 27 (48.21%) Solaris
4 26 (46.43%) Windows
5 20 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (21.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 8 (14.29%) HPUX
8 2 (3.57%) VMS
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) DevOps
1 10 (17.86%) Migration
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.50%) ITIL
4 6 (10.71%) SOA
4 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.93%) Service Management
5 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.93%) EAI
5 5 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.57%) Workflow
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.57%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) Java
2 10 (17.86%) Perl
3 7 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Squid
2 5 (8.93%) PowerHA
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.57%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.79%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (1.79%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Oracle
2 18 (32.14%) Red Hat
3 13 (23.21%) HP
4 10 (17.86%) BEA
5 9 (16.07%) IBM
6 5 (8.93%) webMethods
6 5 (8.93%) Software AG
6 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.14%) EMC
7 4 (7.14%) NetApp
8 3 (5.36%) VMware
9 2 (3.57%) SAP
10 1 (1.79%) Brocade
10 1 (1.79%) Cisco
10 1 (1.79%) Hitachi
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