The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 74 65 103
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +38
Contract jobs citing AIX 48 74 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.20% 2.31% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.21% 12.67% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 16
Median daily rate £321 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.33%
AIX
UK

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
521 584 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.93% 18.25% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 304 308
Median daily rate £310 £339 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% +12.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £200 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 32
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing AIX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 19 £458 +7.64% 1
Renfrewshire -16 15 £305 -
Glasgow -3 14 £310 -6.06% 2
AIX
UK

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for AIX.

1 89 (58.17%) Linux
2 82 (53.59%) Unix
3 75 (49.02%) Windows
4 74 (48.37%) Solaris
5 64 (41.83%) HPUX
6 58 (37.91%) IBM
7 57 (37.25%) Microsoft
8 52 (33.99%) SQL
9 49 (32.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 45 (29.41%) HP
11 43 (28.10%) Change Management
12 40 (26.14%) Security Cleared
12 40 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 39 (25.49%) Citrix
13 39 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 38 (24.84%) Perl
15 37 (24.18%) Windows XP
15 37 (24.18%) Red Hat
16 36 (23.53%) Netcool
16 36 (23.53%) Clustering
17 35 (22.88%) Java
18 32 (20.92%) Oracle
18 32 (20.92%) Finance
18 32 (20.92%) Software Testing
19 31 (20.26%) VMware
20 29 (18.95%) SC Cleared
21 28 (18.30%) Migration
21 28 (18.30%) Veritas
21 28 (18.30%) ITIL
22 27 (17.65%) SAN

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (16.34%) WebSphere
2 19 (12.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.54%) IBM HTTP Server
5 9 (5.88%) JBoss
6 8 (5.23%) Oracle Application Server
7 7 (4.58%) CICS
7 7 (4.58%) MQSeries
7 7 (4.58%) OpenStack
8 6 (3.92%) Apache
8 6 (3.92%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (3.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (3.27%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.61%) AquaLogic
10 4 (2.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (2.61%) Tuxedo
10 4 (2.61%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.96%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (10.46%) MS Office
2 4 (2.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.65%) SAN
2 12 (7.84%) HTTP
2 12 (7.84%) SSL
3 10 (6.54%) Firewall
4 5 (3.27%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (3.27%) Internet
5 3 (1.96%) DNS
6 2 (1.31%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.65%) DHCP
7 1 (0.65%) FTP
7 1 (0.65%) LAN
7 1 (0.65%) LDAP
7 1 (0.65%) SMTP
7 1 (0.65%) SNMP
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
7 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.84%) DB2
1 12 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.27%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.27%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (11.11%) StarTeam
2 7 (4.58%) HP UFT
2 7 (4.58%) TestDirector
2 7 (4.58%) WinRunner
3 6 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.27%) Hudson
5 4 (2.61%) Build Forge
6 3 (1.96%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.96%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.96%) Subversion
7 2 (1.31%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.31%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.31%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.65%) Gradle
8 1 (0.65%) JIRA
8 1 (0.65%) Maven
8 1 (0.65%) Selenium
8 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (20.92%) Finance
2 20 (13.07%) Banking
3 8 (5.23%) Law
4 4 (2.61%) Back Office
4 4 (2.61%) Billing
5 2 (1.31%) French Language
5 2 (1.31%) German Language
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (19.61%) Architect
2 27 (17.65%) Administrator
3 19 (12.42%) Analyst
3 19 (12.42%) Infrastructure Architect
4 15 (9.80%) Unix Administrator
5 13 (8.50%) Test Analyst
6 9 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
6 9 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
9 5 (3.27%) Developer
9 5 (3.27%) Linux Specialist
9 5 (3.27%) Monitoring Specialist
9 5 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.27%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.27%) Tester
9 5 (3.27%) Unix Specialist
10 4 (2.61%) Consultant
10 4 (2.61%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.76%) Middleware
2 14 (9.15%) Regular Expression
3 10 (6.54%) XML
4 9 (5.88%) .NET
5 8 (5.23%) JSON
6 6 (3.92%) J2EE
7 5 (3.27%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (2.61%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.31%) HTML
9 2 (1.31%) OC4J
10 1 (0.65%) CSS
10 1 (0.65%) Django
10 1 (0.65%) Java EE
10 1 (0.65%) JDBC
10 1 (0.65%) JSP
10 1 (0.65%) LAMP
10 1 (0.65%) Laravel
10 1 (0.65%) Servlets
10 1 (0.65%) SOAP
10 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.53%) Clustering
2 21 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.50%) Mainframe
4 10 (6.54%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.58%) DataPower
5 7 (4.58%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (4.58%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (4.58%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.58%) PDA
6 5 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.61%) Replication
7 4 (2.61%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.96%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.31%) User Experience
10 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.65%) iSeries
10 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 89 (58.17%) Linux
2 82 (53.59%) Unix
3 75 (49.02%) Windows
4 74 (48.37%) Solaris
5 64 (41.83%) HPUX
6 49 (32.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (24.18%) Windows XP
10 23 (15.03%) Windows 7
11 20 (13.07%) Windows Server
12 17 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (10.46%) Windows 10
14 6 (3.92%) zOS
15 5 (3.27%) OS/390
16 3 (1.96%) Windows 2000
17 2 (1.31%) Tru64
18 1 (0.65%) Debian
18 1 (0.65%) i5/OS
18 1 (0.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.10%) Change Management
2 32 (20.92%) Software Testing
3 28 (18.30%) ITIL
3 28 (18.30%) Migration
4 21 (13.73%) Test Scripting
5 20 (13.07%) Smoke Testing
6 17 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
6 17 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (10.46%) Service Management
8 15 (9.80%) Release Management
9 13 (8.50%) TOGAF
10 10 (6.54%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.23%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.58%) DevOps
12 7 (4.58%) Test Automation
13 6 (3.92%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (3.92%) Continuous Deployment
13 6 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.99%) SQL
2 38 (24.84%) Perl
3 35 (22.88%) Java
4 18 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 15 (9.80%) Korn
5 15 (9.80%) VBScript
6 14 (9.15%) PowerShell
6 14 (9.15%) Python
7 13 (8.50%) Bourne shell
8 11 (7.19%) PHP
9 7 (4.58%) C
10 6 (3.92%) C++
10 6 (3.92%) Ruby
11 5 (3.27%) COBOL
12 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.61%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.61%) VB
13 2 (1.31%) Groovy
13 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.65%) AWK
Qualifications
1 40 (26.14%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.95%) SC Cleared
3 24 (15.69%) ISTQB
4 23 (15.03%) MCITP
4 23 (15.03%) MCSA
4 23 (15.03%) MCSE
4 23 (15.03%) MCTS
4 23 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (9.15%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (3.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.92%) SLA
2 4 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (16.34%) Active Directory
1 25 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (15.03%) Hyper-V
3 14 (9.15%) vSphere
4 9 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.92%) SRDF
6 4 (2.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.65%) Docker
8 1 (0.65%) KVM
8 1 (0.65%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.65%) RHEV
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.65%) zsh
Systems Management
1 36 (23.53%) Netcool
2 24 (15.69%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (8.50%) Tivoli
4 12 (7.84%) EMC NetWorker
4 12 (7.84%) HP SiteScope
4 12 (7.84%) SCOM
5 7 (4.58%) Ansible
5 7 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.92%) NetBackup
7 5 (3.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (2.61%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.96%) Puppet
9 3 (1.96%) QRadar
10 2 (1.31%) OVPA
10 2 (1.31%) Unicenter
11 1 (0.65%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.65%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.65%) rkt
11 1 (0.65%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 58 (37.91%) IBM
2 57 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 45 (29.41%) HP
4 39 (25.49%) Citrix
5 37 (24.18%) Red Hat
6 32 (20.92%) Oracle
7 31 (20.26%) VMware
8 28 (18.30%) Veritas
9 24 (15.69%) Intel Security
10 15 (9.80%) EMC
11 13 (8.50%) CA
11 13 (8.50%) Cisco
12 5 (3.27%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.27%) F5
13 4 (2.61%) Axway
13 4 (2.61%) Fujitsu
13 4 (2.61%) Splunk
13 4 (2.61%) Sun
14 2 (1.31%) Compuware
14 2 (1.31%) SAP