The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 63 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing AIX 10 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.12% 1.28% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.43% 4.57% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +23.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £413 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.64% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -52.70%
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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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
184 197 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.63% 27.94% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 98 116
Average daily rate £350 £369 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £31.75 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.83% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £17.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIX across the Glasgow region.

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AIX across the Glasgow region.

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Solaris
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (31.25%) McAfee
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) Netcool
6 4 (25.00%) Clustering
6 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (25.00%) MCSE
6 4 (25.00%) MCSA
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) WinRunner
6 4 (25.00%) TestDirector
6 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (25.00%) Veritas
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) WinRunner
1 4 (25.00%) TestDirector
1 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SailPoint
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
1 4 (25.00%) PDA
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Solaris
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (18.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Change Management
1 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) MODAF
3 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) SABSA
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Korn
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (25.00%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) MCSA
3 4 (25.00%) MCTS
3 4 (25.00%) MCITP
4 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (6.25%) ISSAP
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Netcool
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (6.25%) Legato
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) McAfee
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Veritas
5 3 (18.75%) Sun
6 2 (12.50%) EMC
6 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) Dell