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 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 101 96 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing AIX 28 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 1.36% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.37% 5.41% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 18
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£381 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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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
521 684 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.66% 25.16% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 352 239
Average daily rate £325 £329 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 14
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £38.50 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 2 July 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 2 July 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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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 -11 14 £450 +28.57% 1
Glasgow +7 13 £350 -15.15%
Renfrewshire +5 1 £355 -1.38%
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AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 39 (68.42%) Solaris
2 26 (45.61%) Linux
3 23 (40.35%) Windows
3 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
3 23 (40.35%) Migration
4 20 (35.09%) UNIX
5 19 (33.33%) HPUX
5 19 (33.33%) Change Management
6 17 (29.82%) VMware
6 17 (29.82%) Veritas
7 16 (28.07%) Oracle
7 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (26.32%) Finance
9 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (22.81%) VMware ESX
10 13 (22.81%) SQL
10 13 (22.81%) Red Hat
11 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (21.05%) McAfee
11 12 (21.05%) EMC
11 12 (21.05%) Citrix
11 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (21.05%) Windows XP
12 11 (19.30%) SAN
12 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
12 11 (19.30%) Software Testing
12 11 (19.30%) Windows 7
13 10 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
13 10 (17.54%) McAfee ePO

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 8 (14.04%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (7.02%) CICS
3 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Process Server
3 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (3.51%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (7.02%) DB2
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) WinRunner
1 10 (17.54%) TestDirector
1 10 (17.54%) HP UFT
2 4 (7.02%) Introscope
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
3 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Administrator
2 13 (22.81%) Architect
3 10 (17.54%) UNIX Administrator
4 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (12.28%) DBA
5 7 (12.28%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (10.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.53%) Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) WebSphere Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Server Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
9 3 (5.26%) Designer
10 2 (3.51%) Linux Specialist
10 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) UNIX Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) Senior UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) Middleware
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Clustering
1 10 (17.54%) PDA
2 8 (14.04%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.02%) LPAR
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) Solaris
2 26 (45.61%) Linux
3 23 (40.35%) Windows
4 20 (35.09%) UNIX
5 19 (33.33%) HPUX
6 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (21.05%) Windows XP
8 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (19.30%) Windows 7
10 4 (7.02%) zOS
11 3 (5.26%) SUSE
12 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Migration
2 19 (33.33%) Change Management
3 11 (19.30%) Software Testing
4 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.53%) ITIL
7 5 (8.77%) Patch Management
8 3 (5.26%) Service Management
9 2 (3.51%) Time Management
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.75%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.75%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) Jython
3 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.51%) Korn
4 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
3 10 (17.54%) MCSE
3 10 (17.54%) MCSA
3 10 (17.54%) MCTS
3 10 (17.54%) MCITP
4 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) VMware ESX
2 10 (17.54%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.02%) vSphere
6 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
6 3 (5.26%) SRDF
7 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (3.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle RMAN
1 10 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (17.54%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (15.79%) Netcool
3 8 (14.04%) NetBackup
4 5 (8.77%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (7.02%) CA Wily
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (3.51%) SCCM
6 2 (3.51%) WSUS
6 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.75%) Legato
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.82%) Veritas
2 17 (29.82%) VMware
3 16 (28.07%) Oracle
4 13 (22.81%) Red Hat
5 12 (21.05%) McAfee
5 12 (21.05%) EMC
5 12 (21.05%) Citrix
6 8 (14.04%) HP
7 4 (7.02%) Symantec
7 4 (7.02%) Sun
7 4 (7.02%) CA
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco
8 2 (3.51%) IBM
8 2 (3.51%) Dell
9 1 (1.75%) Adobe
9 1 (1.75%) NetApp