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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 80 97 75
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs citing AIX 52 31 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.04% 1.14% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.76% 5.36% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 16
Average daily rate £369 £358 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% -20.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £323 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-42.06% +107.14%
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
533 578 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.92% 21.27% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 306 232
Average daily rate £343 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 41
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £18.00 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 22 £425 +6.25% 1
Renfrewshire +5 17 £305 -14.82%
Glasgow +10 9 £344 -14.06% 1
AIX
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AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 64 (50.39%) Linux
2 59 (46.46%) Windows
2 59 (46.46%) VMware
3 54 (42.52%) Unix
4 49 (38.58%) SQL
4 49 (38.58%) Finance
5 47 (37.01%) Clustering
5 47 (37.01%) Microsoft
6 45 (35.43%) Change Management
7 44 (34.65%) Veritas
8 43 (33.86%) Citrix
9 42 (33.07%) Hyper-V
10 41 (32.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (32.28%) Software Testing
10 41 (32.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (31.50%) WinRunner
11 40 (31.50%) TestDirector
11 40 (31.50%) HP UFT
11 40 (31.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 40 (31.50%) Netcool
11 40 (31.50%) Intel Security
11 40 (31.50%) Active Directory
11 40 (31.50%) MCSE
11 40 (31.50%) MCSA
11 40 (31.50%) Windows XP
11 40 (31.50%) VMware ESX
11 40 (31.50%) MCTS
11 40 (31.50%) MCITP
11 40 (31.50%) Windows 7
11 40 (31.50%) HP Quality Center

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (12.60%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.72%) CICS
2 6 (4.72%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.15%) Apache
4 3 (2.36%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (2.36%) IIS
4 3 (2.36%) iPlanet
4 3 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.36%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (2.36%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) SAN
2 4 (3.15%) LDAP
2 4 (3.15%) SSH
3 2 (1.57%) LAN
3 2 (1.57%) NAS
3 2 (1.57%) WAN
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) FTP
4 1 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) DB2
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (31.50%) HP UFT
1 40 (31.50%) TestDirector
1 40 (31.50%) WinRunner
General
1 49 (38.58%) Finance
2 27 (21.26%) Banking
3 2 (1.57%) Law
3 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (24.41%) Analyst
2 28 (22.05%) Test Analyst
3 21 (16.54%) Architect
4 19 (14.96%) Administrator
4 19 (14.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (14.96%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 13 (10.24%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (9.45%) Unix Administrator
7 10 (7.87%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 9 (7.09%) Consultant
8 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (7.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.30%) AIX Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (5.51%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.51%) Tester
11 6 (4.72%) Test Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) Middleware
1 9 (7.09%) Web Services
2 4 (3.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (37.01%) Clustering
2 36 (28.35%) PDA
3 18 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (10.24%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.72%) HACMP
6 3 (2.36%) DataPower
6 3 (2.36%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (2.36%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.57%) Celerra
7 2 (1.57%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.57%) LPAR
7 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (50.39%) Linux
2 59 (46.46%) Windows
3 54 (42.52%) Unix
4 41 (32.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (32.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (31.50%) Windows 7
5 40 (31.50%) Windows XP
6 30 (23.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (22.05%) Solaris
8 23 (18.11%) HPUX
9 10 (7.87%) Windows Server
10 5 (3.94%) zOS
11 1 (0.79%) Tru64
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.43%) Change Management
2 41 (32.28%) Software Testing
3 40 (31.50%) Test Automation
4 33 (25.98%) Test Scripting
5 23 (18.11%) Migration
6 8 (6.30%) DevOps
7 5 (3.94%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.94%) Data Protection
7 5 (3.94%) Project Management
8 4 (3.15%) Patch Management
8 4 (3.15%) Records Management
9 3 (2.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.36%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.36%) Security Architecture
10 2 (1.57%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.57%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.57%) Service Management
10 2 (1.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.58%) SQL
2 8 (6.30%) Python
2 8 (6.30%) Ruby
3 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.36%) C
4 3 (2.36%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (31.50%) MCITP
1 40 (31.50%) MCSA
1 40 (31.50%) MCSE
1 40 (31.50%) MCTS
1 40 (31.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (25.98%) ISTQB
3 31 (24.41%) Security Cleared
4 24 (18.90%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.94%) Degree
6 3 (2.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) QA
1 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (33.07%) Hyper-V
2 40 (31.50%) Active Directory
2 40 (31.50%) VMware ESX
3 19 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.72%) GPFS
5 4 (3.15%) iptables
5 4 (3.15%) SRDF
5 4 (3.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.57%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.79%) RACF
Systems Management
1 40 (31.50%) HP Quality Center
1 40 (31.50%) McAfee ePO
1 40 (31.50%) Netcool
2 8 (6.30%) Ansible
3 6 (4.72%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.15%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.36%) Legato
5 3 (2.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.57%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 59 (46.46%) VMware
2 47 (37.01%) Microsoft
3 44 (34.65%) Veritas
4 43 (33.86%) Citrix
5 40 (31.50%) Intel Security
6 34 (26.77%) Oracle
7 23 (18.11%) IBM
8 18 (14.17%) Red Hat
9 9 (7.09%) HP
10 7 (5.51%) EMC
11 2 (1.57%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.57%) Brocade
11 2 (1.57%) Cisco
11 2 (1.57%) CommVault
11 2 (1.57%) Dell
11 2 (1.57%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (1.57%) Fujitsu
11 2 (1.57%) Veeam
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