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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 54 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing AIX 5 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.03% 2.46% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.27% 10.85% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
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£244 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.06% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £338 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £413 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -52.70%
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
117 129 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.02% 22.67% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 76 50
Average daily rate £318 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +40.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.03 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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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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
Newport -14 3 £381 +12.13%
Cardiff +4 1 £175 -56.25%
Caerphilly - 1 £165 -
AIX
Wales

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) UNIX
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Ingres
5 6 (37.50%) SLA
5 6 (37.50%) OpenROAD
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) Perl
7 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (25.00%) Korn
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
8 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Change Management
8 3 (18.75%) Remedy
8 3 (18.75%) Project Management

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (37.50%) OpenROAD
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Ingres
2 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
2 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) DBA
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (18.75%) OpenROAD Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) UNIX
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 4 (25.00%) Korn
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) RPG
4 1 (6.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Remedy
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) IBM