The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 106 72 87
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +15
Contract jobs citing AIX 26 56 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 2.12% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.28% 8.16% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £474 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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 Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
607 686 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.01% 26.00% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 331 276
Average daily rate £324 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £124 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 34 13
Average hourly rate £28.10 £19.06 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.46% +22.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.34 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

AIX
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

AIX Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

AIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIX across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

AIX Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

AIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

AIX Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

AIX
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -26 13 £450 +5.88% 1
Glasgow -3 10 £350 -15.15%
Renfrewshire -4 3 £355 +5.97%
AIX
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AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 30 (52.63%) Windows
2 28 (49.12%) Solaris
3 26 (45.61%) Linux
3 26 (45.61%) Change Management
4 24 (42.11%) Veritas
5 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
5 23 (40.35%) VMware
6 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (35.09%) Migration
8 19 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 19 (33.33%) UNIX
8 19 (33.33%) SQL
8 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (33.33%) McAfee
9 18 (31.58%) Citrix
9 18 (31.58%) Windows XP
9 18 (31.58%) Clustering
9 18 (31.58%) Software Testing
9 18 (31.58%) Windows 7
10 17 (29.82%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (29.82%) McAfee ePO
10 17 (29.82%) PDA
10 17 (29.82%) Hyper-V
10 17 (29.82%) Test Automation
10 17 (29.82%) MCTS
10 17 (29.82%) MCITP
10 17 (29.82%) MCSE
10 17 (29.82%) MCSA
10 17 (29.82%) WinRunner

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (8.77%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (7.02%) CICS
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.51%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.02%) DB2
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.75%) Informix
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) WinRunner
1 17 (29.82%) TestDirector
1 17 (29.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (7.02%) Introscope
3 2 (3.51%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.51%) PVCS
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Architect
1 11 (19.30%) Test Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Administrator
3 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (10.53%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) DBA
6 4 (7.02%) Server Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) UNIX Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Senior UNIX Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Clustering
2 17 (29.82%) PDA
3 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.77%) Mainframe
5 4 (7.02%) LPAR
6 1 (1.75%) CESG
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Windows
2 28 (49.12%) Solaris
3 26 (45.61%) Linux
4 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (33.33%) UNIX
5 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (31.58%) Windows XP
6 18 (31.58%) Windows 7
7 15 (26.32%) HPUX
8 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (10.53%) zOS
10 3 (5.26%) SUSE
11 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Change Management
2 20 (35.09%) Migration
3 18 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 17 (29.82%) Test Automation
5 15 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.51%) Service Management
7 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.51%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.51%) Information Security
7 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.75%) SOA
8 1 (1.75%) MODAF
8 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.75%) Information Security Management
8 1 (1.75%) Security Management
8 1 (1.75%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) Jython
3 2 (3.51%) Korn
3 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.51%) Perl
4 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (29.82%) MCTS
2 17 (29.82%) MCITP
2 17 (29.82%) MCSE
2 17 (29.82%) MCSA
3 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
4 15 (26.32%) ISTQB
4 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CISSP
6 1 (1.75%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 17 (29.82%) Hyper-V
3 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.26%) vSphere
6 2 (3.51%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.75%) SRDF
7 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) HP Quality Center
1 17 (29.82%) McAfee ePO
2 16 (28.07%) Netcool
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (8.77%) NetBackup
5 4 (7.02%) CA Wily
6 3 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (3.51%) SCCM
7 2 (3.51%) WSUS
7 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.75%) Legato
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Veritas
2 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 23 (40.35%) VMware
3 19 (33.33%) McAfee
4 18 (31.58%) Citrix
5 12 (21.05%) EMC
6 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
6 11 (19.30%) Oracle
7 7 (12.28%) HP
8 4 (7.02%) CA
9 3 (5.26%) Sun
9 3 (5.26%) Symantec
9 3 (5.26%) Cisco
9 3 (5.26%) IBM
10 2 (3.51%) Dell
11 1 (1.75%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.75%) NetApp
11 1 (1.75%) Adobe
11 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.75%) F5