The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 59 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing AIX 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.60% 1.73% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 9.78% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Average daily rate £138 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £315 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £365 £455
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
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
189 92 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.57% 17.73% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 57 42
Average daily rate £338 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £145 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £17.50 £16.16
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 South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIX across the South Wales region.

AIX Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

AIX
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 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
Cardiff -9 4 £138 - 1
Newport -8 1 £350 +1.81%
AIX
Wales

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) CCNA
2 10 (90.91%) HP
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Internet
2 10 (90.91%) Tivoli
2 10 (90.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) HP Data Protector
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
4 8 (72.73%) Logistics
4 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
4 8 (72.73%) Citrix
4 8 (72.73%) SLA
5 5 (45.45%) Resource Management
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) LPAR
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (9.09%) nmon
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) SAN

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Support
2 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
5 3 (27.27%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (27.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
2 8 (72.73%) Logistics
3 5 (45.45%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CCNA
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) HP Data Protector
1 10 (90.91%) Tivoli
1 10 (90.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (9.09%) nmon
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) HP
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat