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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 107 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing AIX 11 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 1.22% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 6.11% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 10
Average daily rate
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£444 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £239 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -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
508 442 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.46% 19.91% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 203 142
Average daily rate £319 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £463 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 72 58
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 £10.00 £10.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +3 4 £400 -5.88%
Birmingham -7 3 £500 +108.33% 2
Coventry - - - -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 39 (68.42%) UNIX
2 34 (59.65%) Linux
3 30 (52.63%) Solaris
4 28 (49.12%) Windows
5 26 (45.61%) Oracle
6 23 (40.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (35.09%) Red Hat
7 20 (35.09%) Java
8 16 (28.07%) Oracle Database
9 15 (26.32%) WebLogic
10 14 (24.56%) J2EE
10 14 (24.56%) JBoss
10 14 (24.56%) Subversion
11 13 (22.81%) Maven
11 13 (22.81%) Apache
11 13 (22.81%) HP
11 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
11 13 (22.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 13 (22.81%) Puppet
11 13 (22.81%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (22.81%) Hudson
12 12 (21.05%) Migration
13 11 (19.30%) JIRA
13 11 (19.30%) BEA
13 11 (19.30%) Tomcat
13 11 (19.30%) Perl
13 11 (19.30%) Open Source
13 11 (19.30%) Confluence
13 11 (19.30%) DevOps
13 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 14 (24.56%) JBoss
3 13 (22.81%) Apache
4 11 (19.30%) Tomcat
4 11 (19.30%) Confluence
5 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (3.51%) CICS
6 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) SAN
1 4 (7.02%) NAS
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) FTP
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) SSH
3 1 (1.75%) VLAN
3 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) DB2
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.75%) DTS
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Subversion
2 13 (22.81%) Maven
2 13 (22.81%) Hudson
2 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
3 11 (19.30%) JIRA
4 2 (3.51%) Introscope
5 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Architect
2 18 (31.58%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (19.30%) Platform Architect
4 9 (15.79%) Administrator
5 8 (14.04%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 6 (10.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.53%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) AIX Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Designer
8 3 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Administrator
9 2 (3.51%) Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) DBA
9 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) UNIX Support
9 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) J2EE
2 13 (22.81%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (10.53%) Middleware
4 5 (8.77%) XML
4 5 (8.77%) XSD
4 5 (8.77%) XSLT
5 1 (1.75%) SOAP
5 1 (1.75%) JNI
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.75%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Open Source
1 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.26%) Celerra
4 2 (3.51%) LPAR
5 1 (1.75%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.75%) DTV
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) UNIX
2 34 (59.65%) Linux
3 30 (52.63%) Solaris
4 28 (49.12%) Windows
5 23 (40.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (22.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 6 (10.53%) HPUX
8 3 (5.26%) VMS
8 3 (5.26%) zOS
9 1 (1.75%) MVS
9 1 (1.75%) Tru64
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.75%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Migration
2 11 (19.30%) DevOps
3 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (14.04%) ITIL
6 7 (12.28%) Service Management
7 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.53%) SOA
8 5 (8.77%) EAI
8 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.51%) Database Tuning
10 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.75%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) Java
2 11 (19.30%) Perl
3 7 (12.28%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.51%) Jython
6 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Squid
2 4 (7.02%) PowerHA
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.51%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.51%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.75%) Control-M
4 1 (1.75%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (1.75%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Oracle
2 20 (35.09%) Red Hat
3 13 (22.81%) HP
4 11 (19.30%) BEA
5 8 (14.04%) IBM
6 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.53%) EMC
8 5 (8.77%) Software AG
8 5 (8.77%) webMethods
9 3 (5.26%) NetApp
10 2 (3.51%) CA
10 2 (3.51%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.51%) VMware
10 2 (3.51%) Brocade
10 2 (3.51%) Cisco
11 1 (1.75%) Novell
11 1 (1.75%) Veritas
11 1 (1.75%) BMC
11 1 (1.75%) Sun
11 1 (1.75%) SAP