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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 70 73 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing AIX 25 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.63% 0.88% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.72% 5.00% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 15
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £511 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £419 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.63% +8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +128.57%
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
324 260 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.14% 17.69% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 133 132
Average daily rate £410 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 10
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 31 (64.58%) Linux
2 30 (62.50%) Finance
3 29 (60.42%) Oracle
4 27 (56.25%) HPUX
5 24 (50.00%) Solaris
5 24 (50.00%) Migration
6 17 (35.42%) Unix
6 17 (35.42%) Windows
7 16 (33.33%) SQL
8 15 (31.25%) WebSphere
9 14 (29.17%) SAN
9 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
10 13 (27.08%) Middleware
11 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 12 (25.00%) Banking
12 10 (20.83%) HP
12 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
13 9 (18.75%) Web Services
14 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
14 8 (16.67%) Change Management
14 8 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
15 7 (14.58%) Degree
15 7 (14.58%) SRDF
15 7 (14.58%) NetBackup
16 6 (12.50%) Project Management
16 6 (12.50%) CICS
16 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
17 5 (10.42%) IBM

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 15 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.50%) CICS
2 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.25%) Apache
4 3 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (6.25%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) iPlanet
4 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (4.17%) Confluence
5 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.08%) JBoss
6 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) LDAP
2 2 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) LAN
3 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Ant
1 2 (4.17%) Artifactory
1 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.17%) Gradle
1 2 (4.17%) Grunt
1 2 (4.17%) gulp
1 2 (4.17%) Hudson
1 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
1 2 (4.17%) Maven
1 2 (4.17%) Selenium
1 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (4.17%) Subversion
1 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
1 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (62.50%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Architect
2 12 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (22.92%) Consultant
4 8 (16.67%) Administrator
5 6 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) AIX Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Data Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Migration Specialist
8 3 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) Middleware
2 9 (18.75%) Web Services
3 3 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) Java EE
4 2 (4.17%) JDBC
4 2 (4.17%) JSP
4 2 (4.17%) Servlets
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) LPAR
3 3 (6.25%) DataPower
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (64.58%) Linux
2 27 (56.25%) HPUX
3 24 (50.00%) Solaris
4 17 (35.42%) Unix
4 17 (35.42%) Windows
5 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.25%) zOS
7 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Migration
2 8 (16.67%) Change Management
3 6 (12.50%) Project Management
4 5 (10.42%) Patch Management
4 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.17%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.17%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.17%) Validation
7 1 (2.08%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.42%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) SRDF
2 5 (10.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (8.33%) PowerHA
4 2 (4.17%) Docker
4 2 (4.17%) VirtualBox
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (14.58%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (4.17%) Ansible
4 2 (4.17%) CA Wily
4 2 (4.17%) logstash
4 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.17%) Puppet
4 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (20.83%) HP
4 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.42%) IBM
5 5 (10.42%) Veritas
6 4 (8.33%) EMC
7 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.17%) Google
7 2 (4.17%) Splunk
7 2 (4.17%) VMware
8 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio