The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Midlands region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 83 84 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing AIX 35 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.47% 1.04% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.13% 5.18% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 4
Average daily rate £358 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.82% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £325 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-52.70% +28.69%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
491 367 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.65% 20.03% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 153 159
Average daily rate £303 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 57 65
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.00 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
AIX
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +2 9 £490 +3.70%
Coventry - 6 £400 -
Birmingham -12 5 £245 -26.31% 3
Staffordshire - - - -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (67.16%) Oracle
2 42 (62.69%) UNIX
3 34 (50.75%) Oracle Database
4 29 (43.28%) Solaris
5 28 (41.79%) Linux
6 18 (26.87%) Migration
7 17 (25.37%) IBM
8 16 (23.88%) Windows
8 16 (23.88%) WebLogic
9 15 (22.39%) Firewall
10 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (16.42%) SAP
11 11 (16.42%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (14.93%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (14.93%) Java
13 9 (13.43%) Replication
13 9 (13.43%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (11.94%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
15 7 (10.45%) FTP
15 7 (10.45%) DNS
15 7 (10.45%) SUSE
15 7 (10.45%) SAP Basis
15 7 (10.45%) QA
16 6 (8.96%) Change Control
16 6 (8.96%) Performance Tuning
16 6 (8.96%) Korn
16 6 (8.96%) Change Management

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (23.88%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.96%) Apache
3 5 (7.46%) SAS
4 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) FTP
2 7 (10.45%) DNS
3 5 (7.46%) SAN
4 4 (5.97%) NAS
4 4 (5.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (5.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (5.97%) BIG-IP
4 4 (5.97%) Internet
5 1 (1.49%) LAN
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (50.75%) Oracle Database
2 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (16.42%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (7.46%) DB2
4 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.46%) SAP BW
4 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.97%) OLAP
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (7.46%) NWDI
3 4 (5.97%) ProC
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Architect
2 9 (13.43%) Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Administrator
3 7 (10.45%) Designer
4 6 (8.96%) Platform Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) C Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (5.97%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Tester
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.48%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) SAP Basis
2 5 (7.46%) Java EE
3 4 (5.97%) SAP PI
4 3 (4.48%) J2EE
5 1 (1.49%) .NET
5 1 (1.49%) HTML
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.49%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Replication
2 5 (7.46%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) LPAR
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) AS400
4 1 (1.49%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (1.49%) iSeries
4 1 (1.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 42 (62.69%) UNIX
2 29 (43.28%) Solaris
3 28 (41.79%) Linux
4 16 (23.88%) Windows
5 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.45%) SUSE
7 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.97%) HPUX
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.99%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Migration
2 6 (8.96%) Change Control
2 6 (8.96%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (8.96%) Change Management
2 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (7.46%) ERP
3 5 (7.46%) Project Management
4 4 (5.97%) Data Migration
4 4 (5.97%) Scrum
5 3 (4.48%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (4.48%) Test Strategy
5 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.99%) Security Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.99%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) Java
2 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.96%) Korn
3 6 (8.96%) C
4 5 (7.46%) C++
5 2 (2.99%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) SQL
5 2 (2.99%) ABAP
6 1 (1.49%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.49%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) OCP
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (7.46%) Squid
3 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.48%) Terminal Server
3 3 (4.48%) Nmap
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.49%) NFS
5 1 (1.49%) SRDF
5 1 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.46%) SAP Afaria
3 3 (4.48%) Nessus
3 3 (4.48%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (2.99%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 45 (67.16%) Oracle
2 17 (25.37%) IBM
3 11 (16.42%) SAP
4 5 (7.46%) JBoss
4 5 (7.46%) Sybase
4 5 (7.46%) NetApp
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.46%) Open Text
5 4 (5.97%) F5
5 4 (5.97%) VMware
5 4 (5.97%) HP
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.49%) BMC
7 1 (1.49%) CA
7 1 (1.49%) EMC
7 1 (1.49%) Sun
7 1 (1.49%) Veritas
7 1 (1.49%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.49%) Nimsoft
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago