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 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 96 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +1
Contract jobs citing AIX 29 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 1.91% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.97% 9.22% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £431
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 Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
583 510 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.87% 20.71% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 224 180
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £426 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 43
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.48 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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
Glasgow -12 13 £350 -8.19% 1
Edinburgh -33 12 £394 -1.56% 1
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
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AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 49 (62.82%) Linux
2 37 (47.44%) Solaris
3 35 (44.87%) UNIX
4 27 (34.62%) Windows
5 21 (26.92%) Oracle
5 21 (26.92%) SAN
6 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
7 19 (24.36%) IBM
7 19 (24.36%) CSS
7 19 (24.36%) Finance
8 17 (21.79%) VMware
8 17 (21.79%) TDD
8 17 (21.79%) Mac OS X
8 17 (21.79%) Ruby
8 17 (21.79%) Ruby on Rails
8 17 (21.79%) BDD
9 16 (20.51%) HTML
10 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
10 15 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (17.95%) Red Hat
11 14 (17.95%) Clustering
12 13 (16.67%) HP
13 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 12 (15.38%) DB2
13 12 (15.38%) HPUX
13 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
13 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
13 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
14 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (14.10%) NAS

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.26%) CICS
3 4 (5.13%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.92%) SAN
2 11 (14.10%) NAS
3 9 (11.54%) Firewall
4 6 (7.69%) LAN
5 4 (5.13%) WAN
5 4 (5.13%) VPN
6 3 (3.85%) DNS
6 3 (3.85%) DHCP
7 2 (2.56%) HTTP
8 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.28%) Network Security
8 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 12 (15.38%) DB2
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.97%) MySQL
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) WinRunner
1 7 (8.97%) TestDirector
1 7 (8.97%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (8.97%) RSpec
1 7 (8.97%) Cucumber
1 7 (8.97%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.28%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.28%) ClearQuest
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Banking
3 8 (10.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (16.67%) Developer
1 13 (16.67%) Administrator
2 12 (15.38%) Ruby Developer
3 9 (11.54%) UNIX Administrator
4 8 (10.26%) Designer
5 7 (8.97%) DBA
6 6 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
7 5 (6.41%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (6.41%) Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) UNIX Specialist
8 4 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) AIX Specialist
9 3 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) CSS
2 17 (21.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 16 (20.51%) HTML
4 9 (11.54%) Middleware
5 7 (8.97%) jQuery
5 7 (8.97%) Backbone.js
5 7 (8.97%) Ember.js
6 3 (3.85%) Web Services
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Clustering
2 10 (12.82%) Mainframe
3 9 (11.54%) Replication
4 8 (10.26%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (8.97%) PDA
6 4 (5.13%) Open Source
7 3 (3.85%) Fat Client
7 3 (3.85%) Thin Client
7 3 (3.85%) HACMP
8 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.56%) LPAR
9 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.28%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.82%) Linux
2 37 (47.44%) Solaris
3 35 (44.87%) UNIX
4 27 (34.62%) Windows
5 17 (21.79%) Mac OS X
6 15 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (15.38%) HPUX
8 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (11.54%) zOS
11 7 (8.97%) Windows XP
11 7 (8.97%) Windows 7
12 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (6.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) TDD
1 17 (21.79%) BDD
2 11 (14.10%) Change Management
3 7 (8.97%) MVC
3 7 (8.97%) Software Testing
3 7 (8.97%) Web Development
3 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
4 6 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.41%) Pair Programming
5 5 (6.41%) ITIL
6 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.13%) Six Sigma
6 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.13%) Project Management
6 4 (5.13%) Service Management
6 4 (5.13%) Network Design
6 4 (5.13%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) Ruby
2 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.82%) SQL
4 7 (8.97%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) Korn
6 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.28%) Perl
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.97%) MCSE
3 7 (8.97%) MCSA
3 7 (8.97%) MCTS
3 7 (8.97%) MCITP
3 7 (8.97%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.82%) VMware ESX
4 9 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (10.26%) SRDF
6 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.85%) KVM
7 3 (3.85%) RHEV
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.28%) vSphere
8 1 (1.28%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Netcool
2 7 (8.97%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.97%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (7.69%) Data Guard
4 5 (6.41%) Capistrano
5 4 (5.13%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.56%) SCOM
8 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.28%) WSUS
8 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Oracle
2 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.36%) IBM
4 17 (21.79%) VMware
5 14 (17.95%) Red Hat
6 13 (16.67%) HP
7 10 (12.82%) EMC
7 10 (12.82%) Citrix
7 10 (12.82%) Veritas
8 8 (10.26%) McAfee
9 4 (5.13%) Sun
10 1 (1.28%) Sybase
10 1 (1.28%) Cisco
10 1 (1.28%) Symantec
10 1 (1.28%) Brocade