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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 49 52
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs citing AIX 2 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 1.71% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 7.80% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £394 £365 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.87% -27.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £323 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £398 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -1.28%  

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 89 141 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.93% 21.96% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 42
Median daily rate £368 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AIX in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Birmingham

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Control-M
3 1 (25.00%) webMethods
3 1 (25.00%) EDIFACT
3 1 (25.00%) PVCS
3 1 (25.00%) SAP

AIX
Top Related 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 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) PVCS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDIFACT
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods