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 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 74 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing AIX 22 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 1.05% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.13% 6.06% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 16
Average daily rate £425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
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
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
241 231 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.02% 17.36% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 100 111
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £119 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £13.75
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 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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 30 (75.00%) Linux
2 24 (60.00%) Finance
3 22 (55.00%) Oracle
4 20 (50.00%) Solaris
5 19 (47.50%) HPUX
5 19 (47.50%) Unix
6 16 (40.00%) WebSphere
7 15 (37.50%) Banking
7 15 (37.50%) Windows
8 11 (27.50%) Migration
8 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.00%) Middleware
10 9 (22.50%) SQL
10 9 (22.50%) Web Services
11 8 (20.00%) IBM
11 8 (20.00%) SAN
12 6 (15.00%) CICS
12 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
12 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
12 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (12.50%) Degree
13 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
13 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.50%) zOS
13 5 (12.50%) EMC
13 5 (12.50%) DB2
13 5 (12.50%) Change Management
14 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
14 4 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (10.00%) Apache

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.00%) CICS
2 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.00%) Apache
4 3 (7.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (7.50%) IIS
4 3 (7.50%) iPlanet
4 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
2 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 24 (60.00%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Architect
2 8 (20.00%) Administrator
2 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) HP Storage Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) Middleware
2 9 (22.50%) Web Services
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) DataPower
3 2 (5.00%) LPAR
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Linux
2 20 (50.00%) Solaris
3 19 (47.50%) HPUX
3 19 (47.50%) Unix
4 15 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.50%) zOS
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Migration
2 5 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Process Management
6 1 (2.50%) SOA
6 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) SRDF
1 4 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (5.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) IBM
3 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.50%) EMC
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) Veritas