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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 117 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +2
Contract jobs citing AIX 8 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 1.36% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.57% 6.72% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -52.70%
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
511 476 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.11% 20.24% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 229 145
Average daily rate £325 £305 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 74 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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
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 27 April 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
Warwickshire +4 5 £450 +5.88%
Birmingham -13 1 - - 2
Shropshire -19 1 - -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 36 (69.23%) Linux
2 35 (67.31%) UNIX
3 32 (61.54%) Solaris
4 27 (51.92%) Windows
5 23 (44.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (42.31%) Oracle
7 20 (38.46%) Red Hat
8 17 (32.69%) Java
9 16 (30.77%) Oracle Database
10 14 (26.92%) Subversion
10 14 (26.92%) J2EE
10 14 (26.92%) WebLogic
10 14 (26.92%) JBoss
11 13 (25.00%) Apache
11 13 (25.00%) Maven
11 13 (25.00%) Migration
11 13 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 13 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (25.00%) Hudson
11 13 (25.00%) Puppet
11 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 11 (21.15%) DevOps
12 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (21.15%) Open Source
12 11 (21.15%) Confluence
12 11 (21.15%) JIRA
12 11 (21.15%) Tomcat
12 11 (21.15%) Perl
12 11 (21.15%) BEA
13 10 (19.23%) HP

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (26.92%) WebLogic
1 14 (26.92%) JBoss
2 13 (25.00%) Apache
3 11 (21.15%) Tomcat
3 11 (21.15%) Confluence
4 5 (9.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
5 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (7.69%) CICS
5 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) SAN
1 4 (7.69%) NAS
2 2 (3.85%) FTP
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) VPN
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) SSH
3 1 (1.92%) VLAN
3 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.69%) DB2
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Subversion
2 13 (25.00%) Maven
2 13 (25.00%) Hudson
2 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (21.15%) JIRA
4 4 (7.69%) Introscope
5 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Architect
2 17 (32.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (21.15%) Administrator
3 11 (21.15%) Platform Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.54%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.54%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (9.62%) AIX Administrator
6 5 (9.62%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 4 (7.69%) Server Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Storage Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) UNIX Support
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.85%) DBA
9 1 (1.92%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) J2EE
2 13 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.77%) Middleware
4 2 (3.85%) XML
4 2 (3.85%) XSD
4 2 (3.85%) XSLT
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) JNI
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.92%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Open Source
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) LPAR
3 3 (5.77%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.77%) Celerra
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.92%) DTV
5 1 (1.92%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 36 (69.23%) Linux
2 35 (67.31%) UNIX
3 32 (61.54%) Solaris
4 27 (51.92%) Windows
5 23 (44.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (9.62%) zOS
7 5 (9.62%) HPUX
8 3 (5.77%) VMS
9 1 (1.92%) OpenVMS
9 1 (1.92%) MVS
9 1 (1.92%) Tru64
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Migration
2 11 (21.15%) DevOps
3 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL
6 7 (13.46%) Service Management
7 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.77%) SOA
8 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.85%) Database Tuning
9 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.85%) EAI
10 1 (1.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) Java
2 11 (21.15%) Perl
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) Jython
4 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Squid
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.92%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) Puppet
2 4 (7.69%) CA Wily
3 3 (5.77%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.85%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.92%) Control-M
5 1 (1.92%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (1.92%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Oracle
2 20 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 11 (21.15%) BEA
4 10 (19.23%) HP
5 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.54%) EMC
7 4 (7.69%) IBM
7 4 (7.69%) CA
8 3 (5.77%) NetApp
9 2 (3.85%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.85%) webMethods
9 2 (3.85%) VMware
9 2 (3.85%) Brocade
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco
9 2 (3.85%) Software AG
10 1 (1.92%) Sun
10 1 (1.92%) SAP
10 1 (1.92%) BMC
10 1 (1.92%) Novell
10 1 (1.92%) Veritas