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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 103 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
-32 0
Contract jobs citing AIX 26 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 1.68% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.33% 8.16% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 14
Average daily rate
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£355 £369 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +43.68%
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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
600 515 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.85% 20.61% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 226 169
Average daily rate £308 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £136 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 41
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £34.10 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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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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
Glasgow -6 11 £338 -15.62% 2
Edinburgh -28 11 £388 +3.33% 3
Stirling - - - -
AIX
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AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 52 (65.00%) Linux
2 39 (48.75%) Solaris
3 35 (43.75%) UNIX
4 32 (40.00%) Windows
5 24 (30.00%) SAN
6 23 (28.75%) Oracle
7 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
8 20 (25.00%) IBM
8 20 (25.00%) Finance
9 19 (23.75%) VMware
10 17 (21.25%) CSS
10 17 (21.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (20.00%) Clustering
12 15 (18.75%) Mac OS X
12 15 (18.75%) TDD
12 15 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (18.75%) Ruby
12 15 (18.75%) BDD
13 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
13 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
13 14 (17.50%) Red Hat
13 14 (17.50%) DB2
13 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
13 14 (17.50%) HTML
14 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.25%) HP
14 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (16.25%) NAS
15 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.00%) CICS
3 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.00%) SAN
2 13 (16.25%) NAS
3 9 (11.25%) Firewall
4 7 (8.75%) LAN
5 5 (6.25%) WAN
6 4 (5.00%) VPN
7 3 (3.75%) DHCP
7 3 (3.75%) DNS
8 2 (2.50%) HTTP
9 1 (1.25%) Network Security
9 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) DB2
1 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (8.75%) MySQL
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) WinRunner
1 7 (8.75%) TestDirector
1 7 (8.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.25%) RSpec
2 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.25%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.25%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.25%) ClearQuest
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Banking
3 8 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (16.25%) Administrator
2 11 (13.75%) Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
4 9 (11.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 8 (10.00%) Designer
6 7 (8.75%) DBA
7 6 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Designer
8 5 (6.25%) Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (5.00%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) UNIX Specialist
9 4 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (3.75%) AIX Specialist
10 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) CSS
2 15 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (17.50%) HTML
4 11 (13.75%) Middleware
5 5 (6.25%) jQuery
5 5 (6.25%) Backbone.js
5 5 (6.25%) Ember.js
6 3 (3.75%) Web Services
7 2 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Clustering
2 11 (13.75%) Replication
3 10 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 8 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (8.75%) PDA
6 4 (5.00%) Open Source
7 3 (3.75%) Fat Client
7 3 (3.75%) HACMP
7 3 (3.75%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.50%) LPAR
9 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.25%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 52 (65.00%) Linux
2 39 (48.75%) Solaris
3 35 (43.75%) UNIX
4 32 (40.00%) Windows
5 17 (21.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (18.75%) Mac OS X
7 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (15.00%) HPUX
9 9 (11.25%) zOS
10 7 (8.75%) Windows 7
10 7 (8.75%) Windows XP
10 7 (8.75%) SUSE
11 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) TDD
1 15 (18.75%) BDD
2 11 (13.75%) Change Management
3 7 (8.75%) Test Automation
3 7 (8.75%) Software Testing
4 6 (7.50%) ITIL
4 6 (7.50%) Test Scripting
5 5 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.25%) Web Development
5 5 (6.25%) Pair Programming
5 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (6.25%) Software Distribution
5 5 (6.25%) MVC
6 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.00%) Project Management
6 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.00%) Service Management
6 4 (5.00%) Six Sigma
6 4 (5.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) Ruby
2 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.00%) SQL
4 5 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.25%) Korn
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.25%) Perl
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
1 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.75%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.75%) MCTS
3 7 (8.75%) MCITP
3 7 (8.75%) MCSE
3 7 (8.75%) MCSA
4 2 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 9 (11.25%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (10.00%) SRDF
6 5 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
7 3 (3.75%) KVM
7 3 (3.75%) RHEV
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.25%) vSphere
8 1 (1.25%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) Netcool
2 7 (8.75%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.75%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (7.50%) Tivoli
3 6 (7.50%) Data Guard
4 5 (6.25%) Capistrano
4 5 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.75%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.50%) SCOM
7 1 (1.25%) SCCM
7 1 (1.25%) WSUS
7 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Oracle
2 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.00%) IBM
4 19 (23.75%) VMware
5 14 (17.50%) Red Hat
6 13 (16.25%) HP
7 12 (15.00%) Veritas
8 11 (13.75%) EMC
9 10 (12.50%) Citrix
10 8 (10.00%) McAfee
11 4 (5.00%) Sun
12 2 (2.50%) Intel
13 1 (1.25%) Brocade
13 1 (1.25%) Sybase
13 1 (1.25%) Cisco
13 1 (1.25%) Symantec
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