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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 61 67 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Contract jobs citing AIX 32 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.90% 1.02% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.04% 7.06% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £344 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
- +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
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
228 170 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.56% 14.46% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 91 59
Average daily rate £375 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 August 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 August 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 27 (61.36%) Solaris
2 25 (56.82%) Migration
3 23 (52.27%) HPUX
4 21 (47.73%) Windows
5 20 (45.45%) Finance
6 16 (36.36%) Middleware
7 14 (31.82%) Linux
7 14 (31.82%) Oracle
8 13 (29.55%) Banking
9 10 (22.73%) SQL
9 10 (22.73%) UNIX
10 9 (20.45%) WebSphere
11 8 (18.18%) zOS
12 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (15.91%) SAN
12 7 (15.91%) HP
12 7 (15.91%) EMC
12 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
12 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (13.64%) Change Management
13 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
14 5 (11.36%) Jython
14 5 (11.36%) NetBackup
15 4 (9.09%) Introscope
15 4 (9.09%) DB2
15 4 (9.09%) Veritas
15 4 (9.09%) CICS
15 4 (9.09%) CA

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (20.45%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (9.09%) CICS
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (2.27%) Lync
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Introscope
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Administrator
2 16 (36.36%) Architect
3 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Server Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.55%) AIX Specialist
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.27%) AWS Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.27%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Designer
9 1 (2.27%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.09%) LPAR
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Solaris
2 23 (52.27%) HPUX
3 21 (47.73%) Windows
4 14 (31.82%) Linux
5 10 (22.73%) UNIX
6 8 (18.18%) zOS
7 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Migration
2 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (6.82%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL
6 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.27%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Jython
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (9.09%) SRDF
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (9.09%) CA Wily
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.27%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) HP
2 7 (15.91%) EMC
2 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) CA
4 4 (9.09%) Veritas
5 3 (6.82%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec
6 1 (2.27%) McAfee
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco