The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for AIX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM AIX
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 65 44
Rank change year-on-year +17 -21  
Contract jobs citing AIX 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.24% 0.90% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.14% 2.53% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £200 £138 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -63.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -1.28%  

AIX is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 114 198 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 20.25% 35.74% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 127 56
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 8
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing AIX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in South Wales

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in South Wales

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in South Wales

AIX
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +28 6 - -
AIX
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for AIX.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Kofax
4 2 (22.22%) Clearswift
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) Power Management
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) Zenoss
5 1 (11.11%) LPAR
5 1 (11.11%) Confluence
5 1 (11.11%) Puppet
5 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Data Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) HPUX
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (22.22%) Power Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (11.11%) PowerHA
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
1 1 (11.11%) Nessus
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Packer
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Rundeck
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Kofax
2 2 (22.22%) Clearswift
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Sonatype
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec