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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 74 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs citing AIX 11 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 1.95% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.18% 10.68% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+125.71% -52.70%
AIX
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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
263 234 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.39% 18.22% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 123 48
Average daily rate £345 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £16.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £32.00 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 20 (74.07%) Solaris
2 19 (70.37%) Migration
3 16 (59.26%) Linux
4 14 (51.85%) HPUX
5 13 (48.15%) UNIX
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) EMC
7 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
7 8 (29.63%) Change Management
7 8 (29.63%) SAN
7 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (25.93%) Banking
8 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (22.22%) zOS
9 6 (22.22%) Veritas
9 6 (22.22%) HP
9 6 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (18.52%) Mainframe
11 4 (14.81%) Introscope
11 4 (14.81%) Jython
11 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
11 4 (14.81%) DB2
11 4 (14.81%) CICS
11 4 (14.81%) CA
11 4 (14.81%) CA Wily

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
2 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Portal
2 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (14.81%) CICS
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) DB2
2 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Introscope
2 2 (7.41%) PVCS
2 2 (7.41%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
1 7 (25.93%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Administrator
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Server Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) UNIX Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Senior UNIX Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Senior UNIX Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Software Configuration Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mainframe
2 4 (14.81%) LPAR
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Solaris
2 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 14 (51.85%) HPUX
4 13 (48.15%) UNIX
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (22.22%) zOS
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Jython
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) MUMPS
3 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) SRDF
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.81%) CA Wily
3 3 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) EMC
2 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 6 (22.22%) HP
4 6 (22.22%) Veritas
5 4 (14.81%) CA
6 3 (11.11%) VMware
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) Symantec
8 1 (3.70%) McAfee