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 3 months to 28 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 71 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15  
Contract jobs citing AIX 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.00% 1.31% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 3.75% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 161 240 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 22.97% 34.93% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 158 80
Median daily rate £418 £350 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.28% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £461 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 23
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -1.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £20.00 £17.46
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +16 7 £200 +45.45%
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for AIX.

1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) Unix
4 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
5 9 (52.94%) Nessus
5 9 (52.94%) IT Governance
5 9 (52.94%) JIRA
5 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (52.94%) Confluence
5 9 (52.94%) Zenoss
5 9 (52.94%) Tivoli
5 9 (52.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 9 (52.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (52.94%) IBM
5 9 (52.94%) Apache
5 9 (52.94%) Puppet
5 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
5 9 (52.94%) MCollective
5 9 (52.94%) Ansible
5 9 (52.94%) Rundeck
5 9 (52.94%) Packer
5 9 (52.94%) Sonatype
5 9 (52.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (47.06%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (47.06%) Oracle
6 8 (47.06%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (47.06%) Clustering
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development

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 9 (52.94%) Apache
1 9 (52.94%) Confluence
2 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
1 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
1 9 (52.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) MCollective
2 8 (47.06%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Clustering
2 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) Unix
4 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) CentOS
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (5.88%) HPUX
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) IT Governance
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Power Management
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
1 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (41.18%) PowerHA
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Ansible
1 9 (52.94%) Nessus
1 9 (52.94%) Packer
1 9 (52.94%) Puppet
1 9 (52.94%) Rundeck
1 9 (52.94%) Tivoli
1 9 (52.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 9 (52.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 9 (52.94%) Zenoss
2 7 (41.18%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) Control-M
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) IBM
2 9 (52.94%) Sonatype
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) Kofax
6 2 (11.76%) Clearswift
6 2 (11.76%) SAP