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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 63 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing AIX 8 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.26% 1.47% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.90% 8.77% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate £138 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.69% -23.52%
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 £21.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +114.28%
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
205 114 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.28% 16.72% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 70 42
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £16.45 £17.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 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
South Wales -10 8 £138 -57.69% 1
AIX
UK

AIX
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) HP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
1 10 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 10 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (80.00%) Logistics
2 8 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) SLA
3 5 (50.00%) Resource Management

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Support
2 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (80.00%) Logistics
3 5 (50.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
1 10 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 10 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) HP
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) VMware