Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 18 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 94 98
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing AIX 19 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.59% 0.71% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.86% 2.91% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 8
Wales median daily rate £190 £525 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.81% +162.50% -43.86%
10th Percentile £175 £395 £147
90th Percentile £394 £638 £381
UK median daily rate £400 £395 £425
% change year-on-year +1.27% -7.06% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £36.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +10.53%

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

All Operating Systems
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 277 344 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.20% 24.33% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 195 238
Wales median daily rate £325 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +10.34% +10.60%
10th Percentile £130 £157 £263
90th Percentile £480 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 40
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £11.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +8.23% -12.83%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.15 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.00 £37.40 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.66% -1.48% +6.45%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing AIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in Wales

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Wales

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in Wales

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Wales

AIX
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +28 19 £190 -58.92%
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for AIX.

1 14 (73.68%) Unix
2 13 (68.42%) RDBMS
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) Ingres
2 13 (68.42%) OpenROAD
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Relational Database
3 12 (63.16%) C
3 12 (63.16%) Ingres ABF
4 11 (57.89%) Mentoring
4 11 (57.89%) Coaching
5 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
7 5 (26.32%) Tivoli
8 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (21.05%) Internet
8 4 (21.05%) CCNA
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) Citrix
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) SLA
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) VMware

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (68.42%) OpenROAD
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) Ingres
1 13 (68.42%) RDBMS
1 13 (68.42%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 4 (21.05%) Ingres Developer
3 4 (21.05%) OpenROAD Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Support
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Ingres ABF Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operator
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Apache FOP
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Coaching
2 11 (57.89%) Mentoring
3 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) C
2 12 (63.16%) Ingres ABF
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Tivoli
2 4 (21.05%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) Citrix
1 4 (21.05%) HP
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle