The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 69 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing AIX 15 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.01% 2.28% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.94% 11.11% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
216 261 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.61% 20.49% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 150 41
Average daily rate £340 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £131 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIX across the Edinburgh region.

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 23 (85.19%) Solaris
2 22 (81.48%) Migration
3 19 (70.37%) HPUX
4 13 (48.15%) Linux
5 11 (40.74%) UNIX
5 11 (40.74%) Finance
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) EMC
6 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle
7 8 (29.63%) Change Management
7 8 (29.63%) Mainframe
8 7 (25.93%) NetBackup
8 7 (25.93%) SAN
8 7 (25.93%) HP
9 6 (22.22%) Veritas
9 6 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
9 6 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (18.52%) Jython
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (14.81%) DB2
11 4 (14.81%) CICS
11 4 (14.81%) CA
11 4 (14.81%) zOS
11 4 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (14.81%) Introscope

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (14.81%) CICS
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Process Server
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (3.70%) Lync
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) DB2
2 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Introscope
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Administrator
2 10 (37.04%) Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Server Administrator
5 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 3 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (7.41%) DBA
8 2 (7.41%) UNIX Specialist
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) UNIX Consultant
9 1 (3.70%) Senior UNIX Consultant
9 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Designer
9 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Storage Specialist
9 1 (3.70%) Senior UNIX Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Mainframe
2 4 (14.81%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Solaris
2 19 (70.37%) HPUX
3 13 (48.15%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) UNIX
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) zOS
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Jython
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (14.81%) SRDF
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) NetBackup
2 6 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (14.81%) CA Wily
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) EMC
1 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
3 7 (25.93%) HP
4 6 (22.22%) Veritas
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) CA
7 2 (7.41%) VMware
8 1 (3.70%) Symantec
8 1 (3.70%) McAfee
8 1 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (3.70%) Adobe
8 1 (3.70%) Sun
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco