The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 41 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing AIX 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.39% 2.41% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.94% 11.76% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-52.70% +28.69%
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.06% 20.48% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 30
Average daily rate £250 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.90% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
AIX
South Wales

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 18 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) iSeries
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) COBOL
3 4 (66.67%) RPG
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) OS/400
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) DB2
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) AS400
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) MPLS
6 1 (16.67%) OSPF
6 1 (16.67%) BGP
6 1 (16.67%) MS Project
6 1 (16.67%) MySQL
6 1 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) WAN

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) iSeries
2 2 (33.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) OS/400
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) COBOL
1 4 (66.67%) RPG
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) CA
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