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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 99 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Contract jobs citing AIX 28 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 1.94% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.75% 8.59% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
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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
589 559 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.19% 22.62% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 245 178
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £441 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 41
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.00 £23.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 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 19 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 -3 13 £350 -8.19% 2
Edinburgh -23 10 £450 +12.50% 1
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
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AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 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 46 (64.79%) Linux
2 34 (47.89%) UNIX
3 32 (45.07%) Solaris
4 23 (32.39%) Windows
5 20 (28.17%) Finance
6 19 (26.76%) Oracle
7 18 (25.35%) IBM
7 18 (25.35%) SAN
8 17 (23.94%) CSS
9 16 (22.54%) Mac OS X
9 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
9 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (22.54%) TDD
9 16 (22.54%) Ruby
9 16 (22.54%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (22.54%) BDD
10 15 (21.13%) HTML
11 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
11 14 (19.72%) VMware
11 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (16.90%) HP
12 12 (16.90%) Red Hat
13 11 (15.49%) DB2
13 11 (15.49%) HPUX
13 11 (15.49%) Banking
14 10 (14.08%) Clustering
14 10 (14.08%) Mainframe
14 10 (14.08%) EMC
14 10 (14.08%) Hyper-V
14 10 (14.08%) WebSphere

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (14.08%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.27%) CICS
3 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) SAN
2 9 (12.68%) NAS
3 7 (9.86%) Firewall
4 3 (4.23%) LAN
5 2 (2.82%) VPN
5 2 (2.82%) DNS
5 2 (2.82%) HTTP
5 2 (2.82%) WAN
5 2 (2.82%) DHCP
6 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.41%) Network Security
6 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) DB2
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.45%) MySQL
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) RSpec
1 6 (8.45%) Jasmine
1 6 (8.45%) Cucumber
2 5 (7.04%) WinRunner
2 5 (7.04%) TestDirector
2 5 (7.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.41%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.41%) ClearQuest
General
1 20 (28.17%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Banking
3 8 (11.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) Administrator
3 12 (16.90%) Ruby Developer
4 9 (12.68%) UNIX Administrator
5 8 (11.27%) Designer
6 7 (9.86%) DBA
7 6 (8.45%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Designer
8 5 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (5.63%) UNIX Specialist
9 4 (5.63%) Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (4.23%) AIX Specialist
10 3 (4.23%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.23%) Consultant
10 3 (4.23%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) UNIX Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) CSS
2 16 (22.54%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (21.13%) HTML
4 7 (9.86%) Middleware
5 6 (8.45%) jQuery
5 6 (8.45%) Backbone.js
5 6 (8.45%) Ember.js
6 2 (2.82%) Web Services
7 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.41%) XML
7 1 (1.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Clustering
1 10 (14.08%) Mainframe
2 9 (12.68%) Replication
3 8 (11.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (7.04%) PDA
5 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.82%) Open Source
5 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) LPAR
6 1 (1.41%) HACMP
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 46 (64.79%) Linux
2 34 (47.89%) UNIX
3 32 (45.07%) Solaris
4 23 (32.39%) Windows
5 16 (22.54%) Mac OS X
6 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (15.49%) HPUX
8 9 (12.68%) zOS
9 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
11 5 (7.04%) Windows XP
11 5 (7.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (22.54%) TDD
1 16 (22.54%) BDD
2 9 (12.68%) Change Management
3 6 (8.45%) MVC
3 6 (8.45%) Web Development
4 5 (7.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.04%) Software Testing
4 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
5 4 (5.63%) Pair Programming
5 4 (5.63%) Project Management
5 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
5 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.63%) Network Design
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL
7 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.82%) Service Management
7 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) Ruby
2 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.27%) SQL
4 6 (8.45%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.41%) Korn
6 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.04%) MCITP
3 5 (7.04%) MCTS
3 5 (7.04%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.04%) MCSE
3 5 (7.04%) MCSA
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Hyper-V
2 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.27%) SRDF
3 8 (11.27%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (9.86%) VMware ESX
5 5 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.82%) KVM
6 2 (2.82%) RHEV
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Netcool
1 6 (8.45%) Data Guard
2 5 (7.04%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (7.04%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (5.63%) Capistrano
4 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.82%) SCOM
4 2 (2.82%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.41%) WSUS
5 1 (1.41%) SCCM
5 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Oracle
2 18 (25.35%) IBM
3 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.72%) VMware
5 12 (16.90%) HP
5 12 (16.90%) Red Hat
6 10 (14.08%) EMC
7 7 (9.86%) Citrix
8 6 (8.45%) McAfee
8 6 (8.45%) Veritas
9 4 (5.63%) Sun
10 1 (1.41%) Brocade
10 1 (1.41%) Sybase
10 1 (1.41%) Cisco
10 1 (1.41%) Symantec