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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 47 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing AIX 10 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.78% 2.39% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 8.33% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £400 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £411 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £354 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.14% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +49.51%
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
120 132 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.39% 28.70% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 71 24
Average daily rate £300 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £13.00 £9.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
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 27 August 2014. 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
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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 5 £340 -14.93% 3
AIX
Wales

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) UNIX
3 14 (66.67%) Ingres
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 10 (47.62%) Windows
5 10 (47.62%) OpenROAD
5 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
6 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
6 9 (42.86%) RDBMS
7 6 (28.57%) Project Management
8 5 (23.81%) Quality Management
8 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Change Management
9 4 (19.05%) EMC
9 4 (19.05%) C
9 4 (19.05%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (14.29%) IBM
10 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
10 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 3 (14.29%) NFS
10 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 3 (14.29%) Data Management
10 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (14.29%) LPAR
11 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
11 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (9.52%) Telecoms

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (47.62%) OpenROAD
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) MPLS
1 1 (4.76%) OSPF
1 1 (4.76%) BGP
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) Ingres
2 9 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) OpenROAD Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) LPAR
2 1 (4.76%) AS400
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) UNIX
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Quality Management
2 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) COBOL
5 1 (4.76%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) RHCE
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) EMC
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) BMC
5 1 (4.76%) CA