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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 53 60
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Contract jobs citing AIX 13 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.11% 0.90% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.28% 2.86% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
Median daily rate £180 - £278
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 - £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 - £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +7.56% -10.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.06% -6.25%  

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 157 175 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.45% 31.59% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 214 205
Median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £117 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £564 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 49 47
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +0.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.10 £16.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +8 12 £180 -
West Wales - 1 £475 -
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) C
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Ingres
3 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (40.00%) OpenROAD
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (40.00%) Ingres ABF
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (35.00%) Coaching
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Tivoli
6 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) Internet
7 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (20.00%) CCNA
7 4 (20.00%) HP
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (20.00%) SLA

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 8 (40.00%) OpenROAD
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Ingres
1 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Coaching
2 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (10.00%) Power Management
6 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C
1 8 (40.00%) Ingres ABF
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Control-M
3 1 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Kofax
4 2 (10.00%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) BMC
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas