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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 36 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing AIX 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.35% 2.87% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.33% 10.39% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +40.00%
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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
79 77 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.35% 27.60% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 7
Average daily rate £300 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 28 August 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 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) NFS
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
3 3 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) LPAR
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) MS Project
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) OS/400
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) COBOL
5 1 (14.29%) RPG
5 1 (14.29%) RHCE
5 1 (14.29%) BMC
5 1 (14.29%) CA

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) LPAR
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) COBOL
2 1 (14.29%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) RHCE
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
1 3 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) BMC
5 1 (14.29%) CA