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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 101 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs citing AIX 24 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 1.76% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.09% 7.25% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 9
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£400 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.24% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -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
587 593 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.05% 24.23% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 248 249
Average daily rate £320 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 18
Average hourly rate £26.25 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.50 £20.60 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -19 10 £511 +13.55% 2
Glasgow +3 9 £350 -15.15%
Stirling - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
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AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (48.00%) Solaris
1 24 (48.00%) Change Management
2 23 (46.00%) UNIX
3 22 (44.00%) Windows
3 22 (44.00%) Linux
3 22 (44.00%) Veritas
4 21 (42.00%) SQL
4 21 (42.00%) VMware
5 20 (40.00%) VMware ESX
6 19 (38.00%) Citrix
7 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
8 17 (34.00%) HPUX
8 17 (34.00%) Clustering
9 16 (32.00%) Software Testing
9 16 (32.00%) MCTS
9 16 (32.00%) MCITP
9 16 (32.00%) PDA
9 16 (32.00%) Windows XP
9 16 (32.00%) MCSE
9 16 (32.00%) MCSA
9 16 (32.00%) McAfee
9 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (32.00%) WinRunner
9 16 (32.00%) TestDirector
9 16 (32.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 16 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (32.00%) McAfee ePO

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) SAN
2 4 (8.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) DHCP
3 3 (6.00%) DNS
4 2 (4.00%) VPN
4 2 (4.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.00%) Informix
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) WinRunner
1 16 (32.00%) TestDirector
1 16 (32.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.00%) PVCS
2 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
1 9 (18.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Analyst
1 10 (20.00%) Architect
1 10 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) UNIX Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) DBA
6 3 (6.00%) Senior UNIX Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Senior UNIX Support
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Web Services
1 3 (6.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Clustering
2 16 (32.00%) PDA
3 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
5 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
5 3 (6.00%) Open Source
6 1 (2.00%) iSeries
6 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Solaris
2 23 (46.00%) UNIX
3 22 (44.00%) Windows
3 22 (44.00%) Linux
4 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
5 17 (34.00%) HPUX
6 16 (32.00%) Windows XP
7 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.00%) SUSE
8 2 (4.00%) zOS
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.00%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Change Management
2 16 (32.00%) Software Testing
2 16 (32.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (30.00%) Migration
4 14 (28.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Service Management
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.00%) Information Security
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL
8 1 (2.00%) SOA
8 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) MUMPS
2 1 (2.00%) Korn
2 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) MCSE
1 16 (32.00%) MCSA
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (32.00%) MCTS
1 16 (32.00%) MCITP
1 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (28.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.00%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 16 (32.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (6.00%) KVM
6 3 (6.00%) RHEV
7 1 (2.00%) SRDF
7 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
1 16 (32.00%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (30.00%) Netcool
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.00%) Legato
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Veritas
2 21 (42.00%) VMware
3 19 (38.00%) Citrix
4 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (32.00%) McAfee
6 12 (24.00%) Oracle
6 12 (24.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (18.00%) EMC
8 7 (14.00%) HP
9 2 (4.00%) IBM
9 2 (4.00%) Sun
10 1 (2.00%) Cisco
10 1 (2.00%) Dell
10 1 (2.00%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.00%) F5
10 1 (2.00%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.00%) Cyber-Ark