The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 54 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing AIX 28 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.24% 1.86% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.43% 12.95% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
245 139 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.62% 14.34% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 42 53
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £118 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
AIX
Scotland

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014, 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 36 (70.59%) Linux
2 29 (56.86%) UNIX
3 27 (52.94%) Windows
4 24 (47.06%) Finance
5 20 (39.22%) IBM
6 16 (31.37%) SAN
6 16 (31.37%) Oracle
7 15 (29.41%) WebSphere
7 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (27.45%) Banking
8 14 (27.45%) HP
8 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
8 14 (27.45%) Solaris
9 13 (25.49%) zOS
10 12 (23.53%) DB2
11 10 (19.61%) Mainframe
12 9 (17.65%) VMware
12 9 (17.65%) HPUX
13 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
13 8 (15.69%) EMC
13 8 (15.69%) CICS
13 8 (15.69%) SUSE
13 8 (15.69%) Replication
13 8 (15.69%) Financial Institution
13 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
13 8 (15.69%) NAS
13 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (15.69%) IBM Mainframe
13 8 (15.69%) SRDF
13 8 (15.69%) VMware ESXi

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 15 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 8 (15.69%) CICS
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) SAN
2 8 (15.69%) NAS
3 4 (7.84%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) Firewall
5 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) DB2
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.96%) ClearQuest
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Banking
3 8 (15.69%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Administrator
2 8 (15.69%) Designer
3 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Designer
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) DBA
5 4 (7.84%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) UNIX Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
7 2 (3.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) HTML
1 4 (7.84%) CSS
1 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (5.88%) Middleware
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Mainframe
2 8 (15.69%) Replication
2 8 (15.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (7.84%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) LPAR
4 2 (3.92%) HACMP
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (70.59%) Linux
2 29 (56.86%) UNIX
3 27 (52.94%) Windows
4 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (27.45%) Solaris
6 13 (25.49%) zOS
7 9 (17.65%) HPUX
8 8 (15.69%) SUSE
8 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (7.84%) BDD
2 4 (7.84%) TDD
2 4 (7.84%) Project Management
3 3 (5.88%) Network Design
4 2 (3.92%) Change Management
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL
4 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.96%) Workflow
5 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.96%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) Ruby
1 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.92%) Perl
2 2 (3.92%) Korn
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.92%) C-shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
1 8 (15.69%) SRDF
1 8 (15.69%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (9.80%) Data Guard
2 4 (7.84%) SCOM
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.92%) nmon
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) IBM
2 16 (31.37%) Oracle
3 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
3 14 (27.45%) HP
4 9 (17.65%) VMware
5 8 (15.69%) EMC
5 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.84%) Sun
7 1 (1.96%) Veritas