The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank - 45 40
Contract jobs citing AIX 0 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 1.96% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 7.38% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Average daily rate
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- £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
140 149 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.87% 26.61% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 85 47
Average daily rate £313 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.28 £18.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
AIX
UK

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 1 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
South Wales - - - - 2
AIX
UK

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Ingres
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) OpenROAD
5 5 (41.67%) Quality Management
6 4 (33.33%) C
6 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Data Management
7 3 (25.00%) COBOL
8 2 (16.67%) RPG
8 2 (16.67%) MS Office
8 2 (16.67%) OS/400
8 2 (16.67%) DB2
8 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (16.67%) Change Management
8 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (16.67%) IBM
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) iSeries
8 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
9 1 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (8.33%) Degree

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (41.67%) OpenROAD
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) OSPF
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Ingres
2 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) DB2
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Quality Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C
3 3 (25.00%) COBOL
4 2 (16.67%) RPG
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco