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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 67 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing AIX 44 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.03% 1.63% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.92% 9.04% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 10
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£438 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £467 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £17.50 £28.63
% change year-on-year
+118.57% -38.86%
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
493 376 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.75% 18.03% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 189 142
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £153 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 50 66
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £21.63 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +7 12 £463 +68.18% 2
Warwickshire -2 4 £375 -16.66% 2
Coventry +3 2 - - 1
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 40 (68.97%) UNIX
2 32 (55.17%) Linux
3 28 (48.28%) Solaris
4 26 (44.83%) Windows
4 26 (44.83%) Oracle
5 22 (37.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (34.48%) Java
7 19 (32.76%) Red Hat
8 16 (27.59%) Oracle Database
9 15 (25.86%) WebLogic
10 14 (24.14%) JBoss
10 14 (24.14%) HP
10 14 (24.14%) Subversion
11 13 (22.41%) Maven
11 13 (22.41%) Apache
11 13 (22.41%) J2EE
11 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
11 13 (22.41%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (22.41%) Hudson
11 13 (22.41%) Puppet
11 13 (22.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (18.97%) DevOps
13 11 (18.97%) Open Source
13 11 (18.97%) Confluence
13 11 (18.97%) JIRA
13 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
13 11 (18.97%) Perl
13 11 (18.97%) BEA
14 10 (17.24%) Finance

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 15 (25.86%) WebLogic
2 14 (24.14%) JBoss
3 13 (22.41%) Apache
4 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
4 11 (18.97%) Confluence
5 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) SAN
2 4 (6.90%) NAS
3 2 (3.45%) FTP
3 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) DNS
4 1 (1.72%) SSL
4 1 (1.72%) SSH
4 1 (1.72%) VLAN
4 1 (1.72%) HTTP
4 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) DB2
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.72%) DTS
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Subversion
2 13 (22.41%) Maven
2 13 (22.41%) Hudson
2 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
3 11 (18.97%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.45%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Architect
2 17 (29.31%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (18.97%) Platform Architect
4 8 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.07%) Administrator
6 6 (10.34%) Technical Architect
6 6 (10.34%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.34%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (8.62%) Designer
7 5 (8.62%) AIX Administrator
8 4 (6.90%) Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Storage Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) Consultant
10 2 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) J2EE
1 13 (22.41%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (10.34%) Middleware
3 5 (8.62%) XML
3 5 (8.62%) XSD
3 5 (8.62%) XSLT
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.72%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.72%) Spring
5 1 (1.72%) JSF
5 1 (1.72%) JNI
5 1 (1.72%) Java EE
5 1 (1.72%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.72%) JSP
5 1 (1.72%) Servlets
5 1 (1.72%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.97%) Open Source
3 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.62%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.17%) Celerra
5 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.72%) DTV
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 40 (68.97%) UNIX
2 32 (55.17%) Linux
3 28 (48.28%) Solaris
4 26 (44.83%) Windows
5 22 (37.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (22.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 9 (15.52%) HPUX
8 3 (5.17%) VMS
9 1 (1.72%) OpenVMS
9 1 (1.72%) zOS
9 1 (1.72%) MVS
9 1 (1.72%) Tru64
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) DevOps
2 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Management
2 9 (15.52%) Migration
3 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.79%) ITIL
4 6 (10.34%) SOA
4 6 (10.34%) Service Management
4 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.62%) EAI
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.45%) Workflow
7 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.45%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) Java
2 11 (18.97%) Perl
3 8 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Squid
2 3 (5.17%) PowerHA
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) Puppet
2 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (5.17%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.45%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.72%) Control-M
4 1 (1.72%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (1.72%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Oracle
2 19 (32.76%) Red Hat
3 14 (24.14%) HP
4 11 (18.97%) BEA
5 9 (15.52%) IBM
6 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.34%) EMC
7 5 (8.62%) Software AG
7 5 (8.62%) webMethods
8 4 (6.90%) NetApp
9 3 (5.17%) VMware
10 2 (3.45%) Brocade
10 2 (3.45%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.45%) SAP
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco
11 1 (1.72%) BMC
11 1 (1.72%) Novell
11 1 (1.72%) Veritas
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