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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 70 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing AIX 12 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.84% 2.39% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.86% 11.95% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
AIX
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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 Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
247 251 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.22% 19.98% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 147 51
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £128 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 20 (80.00%) Solaris
1 20 (80.00%) Migration
2 16 (64.00%) HPUX
3 14 (56.00%) Linux
4 11 (44.00%) UNIX
5 10 (40.00%) EMC
6 9 (36.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) Change Management
7 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (32.00%) SAN
7 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 7 (28.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
8 7 (28.00%) Veritas
9 6 (24.00%) Mainframe
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (24.00%) HP
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
10 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (20.00%) Jython
10 5 (20.00%) zOS
10 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
11 4 (16.00%) CA Wily
11 4 (16.00%) Banking
11 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (16.00%) LPAR
11 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
11 4 (16.00%) Introscope

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (16.00%) CICS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Introscope
2 2 (8.00%) PVCS
2 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Administrator
2 7 (28.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Server Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Senior UNIX Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Senior UNIX Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) UNIX Support
6 2 (8.00%) Senior UNIX Support
6 2 (8.00%) Software Configuration Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
6 2 (8.00%) DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (8.00%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (16.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Solaris
2 16 (64.00%) HPUX
3 14 (56.00%) Linux
4 11 (44.00%) UNIX
5 9 (36.00%) Windows
6 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (20.00%) zOS
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Migration
2 9 (36.00%) Change Management
3 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Jython
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) SRDF
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (16.00%) CA Wily
2 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (12.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) EMC
2 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (28.00%) Veritas
4 6 (24.00%) HP
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) CA
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.00%) VMware
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco
8 1 (4.00%) Adobe
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec
8 1 (4.00%) McAfee