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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 98 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing AIX 24 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 1.45% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.40% 6.44% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 23
Average daily rate £375 £438 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +43.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £350 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-42.06% +107.14%
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
545 497 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.36% 22.50% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 220 200
Average daily rate £355 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 104 62
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 17 £375 -16.66% 1
Warwickshire +1 2 - -
Wolverhampton +3 1 £263 -
Shropshire -28 1 - -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (79.59%) Solaris
2 35 (71.43%) Linux
3 29 (59.18%) Red Hat
4 26 (53.06%) Service Management
4 26 (53.06%) ITIL
4 26 (53.06%) Unix
5 20 (40.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (32.65%) Oracle
7 14 (28.57%) Security Architecture
7 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (26.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 13 (26.53%) Performance Analysis
8 13 (26.53%) NFS
8 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
8 13 (26.53%) Cognizant
8 13 (26.53%) Veritas
9 11 (22.45%) Finance
10 10 (20.41%) Migration
10 10 (20.41%) SLA
10 10 (20.41%) ServiceNow
10 10 (20.41%) CMDB
11 8 (16.33%) Windows
11 8 (16.33%) Banking
12 7 (14.29%) Korn
12 7 (14.29%) WebLogic
12 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
13 6 (12.24%) Control-M
13 6 (12.24%) SUSE
13 6 (12.24%) Firewall
13 6 (12.24%) Java

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Firewall
1 6 (12.24%) SSH
1 6 (12.24%) SSL
2 2 (4.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Architect
2 16 (32.65%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (20.41%) Technical Architect
3 10 (20.41%) Unix Administrator
4 9 (18.37%) Administrator
4 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 9 (18.37%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) Security Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Security Technical Architect
7 4 (8.16%) AIX Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Solaris Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Data Architect
10 1 (2.04%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) CMDB
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.04%) HACMP
2 1 (2.04%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.04%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 39 (79.59%) Solaris
2 35 (71.43%) Linux
3 26 (53.06%) Unix
4 20 (40.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (16.33%) Windows
6 6 (12.24%) SUSE
6 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.08%) HPUX
8 1 (2.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) ITIL
1 26 (53.06%) Service Management
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 13 (26.53%) Performance Analysis
4 10 (20.41%) Migration
5 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 6 (12.24%) Investment Management
6 6 (12.24%) Open Source
7 5 (10.20%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.12%) Change Management
9 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
11 1 (2.04%) Project Management
11 1 (2.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) Korn
2 6 (12.24%) Java
2 6 (12.24%) Perl
3 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) NFS
1 13 (26.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (12.24%) PowerHA
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Control-M
2 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Red Hat
2 16 (32.65%) Oracle
3 13 (26.53%) Cognizant
3 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.53%) Veritas
4 10 (20.41%) ServiceNow
5 6 (12.24%) BMC
6 5 (10.20%) HP
6 5 (10.20%) IBM
7 3 (6.12%) VMware
8 2 (4.08%) NetApp
9 1 (2.04%) Brocade
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco
9 1 (2.04%) SAP