The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 33 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing AIX 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.39% 1.39% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 6.67% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£175 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.57% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -52.70%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 75 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.96% 20.78% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 46 21
Average daily rate £315 £250 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.16 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +46.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIX across the Cardiff region.

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing AIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AIX.

1 5 (100.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Remedy
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (60.00%) Korn
3 3 (60.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (20.00%) iSeries
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) HP

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing AIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Database Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Remedy
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) VMware