Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for AIX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AIX over the 6 months to 22 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 172 125
Rank change year-on-year +21 -47 +12
Contract jobs citing AIX 37 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.69% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.99% 4.12% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 17
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £369 £275 £279
90th Percentile £490 £443 £493
England median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +0.13% -6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -13.10% +10.53%

AIX is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 928 1044 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.19% 16.85% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 554 358
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £400 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +18.96% +4.26%
10th Percentile £155 £182 £145
90th Percentile £563 £519 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 104 122
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -3.11% -3.67%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.08 £10.33
90th Percentile £34.37 £36.50 £21.45
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing AIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in the West Midlands

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in the West Midlands

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in the West Midlands

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +30 23 £393 +42.73%
Warwickshire -8 7 £490 +30.67% 1
Birmingham +10 3 £390 -
Staffordshire - 3 £388 -
AIX
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for AIX.

1 24 (64.86%) Linux
2 22 (59.46%) Solaris
3 21 (56.76%) Unix
3 21 (56.76%) SC Cleared
3 21 (56.76%) Security Cleared
4 19 (51.35%) Oracle
5 17 (45.95%) SAN
6 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (40.54%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (40.54%) Shell Script
7 13 (35.14%) SUSE
7 13 (35.14%) Service Delivery
7 13 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
7 13 (35.14%) Puppet
8 11 (29.73%) BladeLogic
8 11 (29.73%) NetBackup
9 10 (27.03%) IBM
9 10 (27.03%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle Utilities
11 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
11 7 (18.92%) Server Hardening
11 7 (18.92%) AppScan
11 7 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (18.92%) Java
12 5 (13.51%) LDAP
12 5 (13.51%) Black Duck
12 5 (13.51%) Liferay
13 4 (10.81%) SQL

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) Liferay
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
2 2 (5.41%) Mule
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) SAN
2 5 (13.51%) LDAP
3 2 (5.41%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) SSL
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) DTS
1 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) AppScan
1 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) AIX Engineer
2 14 (37.84%) Unix Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Solaris Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Security Consultant
6 6 (16.22%) Unix Scripting Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) DBA
8 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) SAN Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.70%) AIX Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) Linux Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) Messaging Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle Security Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Process Improvement Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (5.41%) Java EE
1 2 (5.41%) Java SE
1 2 (5.41%) JSON
1 2 (5.41%) JSON Schema
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
1 2 (5.41%) OAuth
1 2 (5.41%) REST
1 2 (5.41%) SOAP
1 2 (5.41%) Spring
1 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
1 2 (5.41%) WSDL
1 2 (5.41%) XML
1 2 (5.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Linux
2 22 (59.46%) Solaris
3 21 (56.76%) Unix
4 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (35.14%) SUSE
6 10 (27.03%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (10.81%) HPUX
8 3 (8.11%) Windows
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (35.14%) Service Delivery
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Server Hardening
4 2 (5.41%) API Design
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.41%) DevOps
4 2 (5.41%) High Availability
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.41%) Kanban
4 2 (5.41%) Microservices
4 2 (5.41%) OO
4 2 (5.41%) Scrum
4 2 (5.41%) Sequence Diagram
4 2 (5.41%) TDD
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Shell Script
2 7 (18.92%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) Groovy
4 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) SC Cleared
1 21 (56.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Puppet
2 11 (29.73%) BladeLogic
2 11 (29.73%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Oracle
2 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
3 10 (27.03%) IBM
4 5 (13.51%) Black Duck
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) webMethods
5 2 (5.41%) WSO2