Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 75 87
Rank change year-on-year -21 +12 +14
Contract jobs citing AIX 14 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.85% 1.39% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.15% 5.93% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
Wales median daily rate £478 £265 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.19% -49.52% +82.61%
10th Percentile £404 £175 £395
90th Percentile £538 £460 £638
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £26.00 - £36.00

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 337 270 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.52% 23.38% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 177 196
Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £169 £130 £158
90th Percentile £525 £475 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 32 46
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £13.00 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +2.97% +8.84%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £10.06
90th Percentile £42.00 £23.60 £21.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 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 23 October 2018. 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 -32 10 £448 +148.61% 1
West Wales +10 4 £500 +5.26%
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for AIX.

1 12 (85.71%) IBM
2 8 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 7 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (42.86%) Korn
4 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 6 (42.86%) CA
4 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 6 (42.86%) OpenVMS
4 6 (42.86%) MQSeries
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) C
4 6 (42.86%) CA Gen
5 5 (35.71%) Storage Management
5 5 (35.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
7 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
7 3 (21.43%) Marketing
7 3 (21.43%) Electronics
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 3 (21.43%) VMS
7 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (21.43%) SAP
7 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis

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 6 (42.86%) MQSeries
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) SAS
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) CA Gen
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) CA Gen Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Support
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) AIX Support
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Support
4 2 (14.29%) Unix Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Commons
2 1 (7.14%) Apache FOP
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) Struts
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) OpenVMS
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) VMS
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Storage Management
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) C
3 6 (42.86%) Korn
3 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) BC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (35.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) IBM
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) CA
4 3 (21.43%) SAP