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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 77 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +4
Contract jobs citing AIX 5 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.38% 3.30% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% 15.02% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +45.83%
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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
205 253 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.68% 21.96% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 103 49
Average daily rate £350 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £210 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 23 October 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 23 October 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 17 (62.96%) UNIX
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Finance
4 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle
5 9 (33.33%) Solaris
6 8 (29.63%) IBM
6 8 (29.63%) Banking
7 7 (25.93%) SAN
8 6 (22.22%) HPUX
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (22.22%) Data Guard
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
9 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 5 (18.52%) DB2
9 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
9 5 (18.52%) zOS
9 5 (18.52%) HP
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) Replication
9 5 (18.52%) Financial Institution
10 4 (14.81%) Change Management
10 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
10 4 (14.81%) VMware
10 4 (14.81%) EMC

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) CICS
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) NAS
3 2 (7.41%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) DB2
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.70%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) DBA
1 7 (25.93%) Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Designer
4 3 (11.11%) AIX Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
2 4 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) UNIX
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) Solaris
5 6 (22.22%) HPUX
5 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (18.52%) zOS
7 3 (11.11%) SUSE
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
2 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Design
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) SOA
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (14.81%) SRDF
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) IBM
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 5 (18.52%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) Sun
6 1 (3.70%) Sybase