The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for AIX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM AIX
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 71 65
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6  
Contract jobs citing AIX 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.02% 0.70% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% -10.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.06% -6.25%  

AIX is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 98 142 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.91% 17.42% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 92 78
Median daily rate £320 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £490 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 16
Median hourly rate £10.00 £11.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.25% -32.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing AIX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in Birmingham

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AIX in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Birmingham

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for AIX.

1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) SAP

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds