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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 52 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing AIX 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.96% 1.29% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.05% 9.52% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £138 - £425
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 £21.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +114.28%
AIX
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
131 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.57% 13.55% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 26 28
Average daily rate £338 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £148 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.68 £17.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (66.67%) Logistics
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
1 3 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 3 (50.00%) Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware