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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 65 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing AIX 15 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 2.22% 3.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 10.92% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 9
Average daily rate
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£413 £438 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £377 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+110.71% -26.31%
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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
225 229 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.45% 20.36% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 114 64
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 15 (78.95%) UNIX
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 11 (57.89%) Solaris
4 9 (47.37%) HPUX
4 9 (47.37%) Migration
4 9 (47.37%) Banking
5 8 (42.11%) Change Management
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) EMC
6 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (31.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (31.58%) SAN
7 6 (31.58%) Veritas
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (21.05%) HP
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
10 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
10 2 (10.53%) PVCS
10 2 (10.53%) Java
10 2 (10.53%) Data Mining

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) PVCS
1 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Senior UNIX Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Senior UNIX Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Software Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior UNIX Support
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Support
4 2 (10.53%) Software Configuration Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) iSeries
1 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) UNIX
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 11 (57.89%) Solaris
4 9 (47.37%) HPUX
5 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) zOS
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 8 (42.11%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) MUMPS
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) EMC
1 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Veritas
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) F5