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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 60 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing AIX 15 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.95% 1.63% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.62% 6.77% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £400 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £411 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
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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
156 133 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.23% 24.09% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 75 34
Average daily rate £331 £269 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.97% -13.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £12.63 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 September 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 -4 15 £350 -12.50% 3
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AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) UNIX
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Ingres
4 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (35.29%) OpenROAD
4 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 5 (29.41%) Coaching
5 5 (29.41%) EMC
6 4 (23.53%) RHCE
6 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
6 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (23.53%) NFS
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) LPAR
7 3 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 3 (17.65%) Change Management
7 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
7 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
7 3 (17.65%) IBM
7 3 (17.65%) Windows

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (35.29%) OpenROAD
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
1 1 (5.88%) MPLS
1 1 (5.88%) OSPF
1 1 (5.88%) BGP
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Ingres
1 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) OpenROAD Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) LPAR
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) UNIX
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
2 5 (29.41%) Coaching
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) Korn
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) COBOL
4 1 (5.88%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) RHCE
2 2 (11.76%) RHCT
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (23.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Nagios
2 2 (11.76%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (29.41%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) JBoss
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) BMC
6 1 (5.88%) CA