The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 28 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Contract jobs citing AIX 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 2.78% 39.13% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.27% 50.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
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£368 £353 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £321 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £356 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.38% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +33.91%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 38.19% 78.26% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 15 15
Average daily rate £333 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
1 9 (90.00%) VMware ESX
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) MCTS
3 6 (60.00%) MCITP
3 6 (60.00%) PDA
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (60.00%) Clustering
3 6 (60.00%) McAfee
3 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) WinRunner
3 6 (60.00%) TestDirector
3 6 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (60.00%) Veritas
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) Netcool
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) MCSE
3 6 (60.00%) MCSA

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (30.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) WinRunner
1 6 (60.00%) TestDirector
1 6 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
1 6 (60.00%) PDA
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) HPUX
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
1 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
2 6 (60.00%) MCSA
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) MCTS
2 6 (60.00%) MCITP
2 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (30.00%) KVM
4 3 (30.00%) RHEV
5 1 (10.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Netcool
1 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) McAfee
2 6 (60.00%) Veritas
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) IBM