The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for AIX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM AIX
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 35 37
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing AIX 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.22% 1.42% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.21% 5.13% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £180 - £168
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +9.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.06% -6.25%  

AIX is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 95 78 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 28.96% 27.76% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 50 62
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £100 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.28 £19.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing AIX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in Cardiff

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Cardiff

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for AIX.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) SLA
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (30.00%) Kofax
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (20.00%) Clearswift
5 2 (20.00%) Power Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Support
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Data Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (20.00%) Power Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (40.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Kofax
3 2 (20.00%) Clearswift