The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 39 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing AIX 16 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.86% 2.79% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.11% 12.68% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £330 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £390 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-52.70% +28.69%
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
122 71 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.79% 21.98% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 47 38
Average daily rate £250 £313 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £160 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.18 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.17% -2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.46 £15.50 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
AIX
Wales

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newport -7 8 £340 -15.00% 1
Cardiff -16 5 £413 +10.00% 1
Bridgend - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
AIX
Wales

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (88.89%) UNIX
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) Project Management
4 9 (50.00%) Ingres
5 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 7 (38.89%) iSeries
6 7 (38.89%) COBOL
6 7 (38.89%) IBM
7 6 (33.33%) RPG
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
8 5 (27.78%) DB2
8 5 (27.78%) MS Office
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 5 (27.78%) OS/400
8 5 (27.78%) OpenROAD
8 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
9 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
9 4 (22.22%) C
9 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) AS400
9 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
10 3 (16.67%) Data Management
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 3 (16.67%) UML
10 3 (16.67%) OO

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) OpenROAD
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (5.56%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) MPLS
1 1 (5.56%) OSPF
1 1 (5.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Ingres
2 5 (27.78%) DB2
3 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) iSeries
2 4 (22.22%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) UNIX
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) OS/400
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Management
3 3 (16.67%) UML
3 3 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) COBOL
3 6 (33.33%) RPG
4 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 4 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) BMC
3 1 (5.56%) CA
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
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