The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 65 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing AIX 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 0.98% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.83% 3.85% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£344 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £350 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.13 £38.28 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +61.16%
AIX
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
145 130 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.89% 25.39% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 50 49
Average daily rate £300 £298 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £169 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.00 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Wales

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

AIX
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
South Wales -18 7 £344 -1.78%
AIX
UK

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (77.27%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) UNIX
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Ingres
4 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
4 9 (40.91%) OpenROAD
4 9 (40.91%) VMware
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
5 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
5 7 (31.82%) Coaching
6 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Korn
6 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 5 (22.73%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (22.73%) EMC
7 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
7 5 (22.73%) Change Management
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
8 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (18.18%) RHCE
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (18.18%) NFS

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (40.91%) OpenROAD
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Ingres
1 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
1 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (18.18%) DBA
3 4 (18.18%) OpenROAD Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) LPAR
2 3 (13.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) UNIX
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
2 7 (31.82%) Coaching
3 5 (22.73%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) Database Tuning
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 6 (27.27%) Korn
3 4 (18.18%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) RHCE
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) RHCT
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.09%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (18.18%) NFS
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
2 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) EMC
4 3 (13.64%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Dell