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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 100 103 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing AIX 20 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.67% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.17% 3.17% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £418 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £353
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.05%
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
387 504 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.19% 20.97% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 213 161
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £163 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 81 57
Average hourly rate £16.60 £14.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.49% -10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £23.35 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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
Shropshire +4 6 £450 -
Warwickshire - 4 £413 -
Coventry +5 2 £488 +50.00%
Birmingham -6 2 £300 -37.50% 3
Walsall - 1 £475 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £510 -
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 20 (71.43%) Solaris
3 17 (60.71%) Windows
3 17 (60.71%) Migration
4 9 (32.14%) ITIL
4 9 (32.14%) Oracle
5 8 (28.57%) UNIX
6 7 (25.00%) CA
6 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (25.00%) Firewall
7 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
7 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (21.43%) Open Source
7 6 (21.43%) CA Wily
7 6 (21.43%) Security Architecture
7 6 (21.43%) LPAR
7 6 (21.43%) PowerHA
7 6 (21.43%) Introscope
7 6 (21.43%) Jython
7 6 (21.43%) zOS
7 6 (21.43%) CICS
7 6 (21.43%) DB2
7 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.86%) HP
8 5 (17.86%) Service Management
8 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
9 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 6 (21.43%) CICS
1 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) VLAN
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Introscope
2 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Server Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Build Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Server Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) LPAR
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 20 (71.43%) Solaris
3 17 (60.71%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) UNIX
5 6 (21.43%) zOS
5 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Debian
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Migration
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Open Source
3 6 (21.43%) Security Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Service Management
4 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.57%) Kanban
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Jython
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) PowerHA
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) CA Wily
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) CA
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Veritas
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) Intel
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp