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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 41 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing AIX 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.92% 2.02% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.00% 7.94% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £403 £380
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.13 £38.28 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +61.16%
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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
50 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.38% 25.51% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 24
Average daily rate £240 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.87 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.69% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.35 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.97 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 22 December 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 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) EMC
3 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (41.67%) Korn
4 4 (33.33%) NFS
4 4 (33.33%) RHCE
4 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) LPAR
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (25.00%) SLA
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (25.00%) Remedy
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (25.00%) Database Tuning
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (16.67%) JBoss

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Database Tuning
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
1 5 (41.67%) Korn
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) RHCE
2 2 (16.67%) RHCT
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) NFS
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Nagios
3 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) EMC
4 3 (25.00%) Remedy
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Dell