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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AIX
Rank 57 105 74
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -31
Contract jobs citing AIX 102 27 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.42% 0.90% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.61% 4.44% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 35
Median daily rate £363 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £292 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £511 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £422 £379
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +11.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +128.57%
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
809 608 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.10% 20.18% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 312 329
Median daily rate £375 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £114 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 31
Median hourly rate £36.00 £28.10 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.11% +60.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £29.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Renfrewshire -9 33 £275 -19.11% 1
Edinburgh +5 27 £425 -5.55% 3
Glasgow +17 24 £378 +7.85% 2
AIX
UK

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 75 (48.08%) Windows
2 72 (46.15%) Linux
3 71 (45.51%) Microsoft
4 70 (44.87%) Unix
5 63 (40.38%) SQL
6 61 (39.10%) VMware
7 54 (34.62%) Oracle
8 53 (33.97%) Change Management
9 49 (31.41%) Citrix
10 48 (30.77%) HPUX
10 48 (30.77%) Solaris
10 48 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 48 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 46 (29.49%) Clustering
12 45 (28.85%) Netcool
12 45 (28.85%) IBM
12 45 (28.85%) Windows XP
12 45 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 42 (26.92%) Finance
14 41 (26.28%) Veritas
15 38 (24.36%) Security Cleared
16 37 (23.72%) Migration
17 36 (23.08%) VMware ESX
18 35 (22.44%) WinRunner
18 35 (22.44%) TestDirector
18 35 (22.44%) HP UFT
18 35 (22.44%) Intel Security
18 35 (22.44%) Microsoft Certification
18 35 (22.44%) Active Directory
18 35 (22.44%) MCSE

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 23 (14.74%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.69%) CICS
3 10 (6.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (4.49%) Apache
4 7 (4.49%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.85%) JBoss
5 6 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.21%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (3.21%) MQSeries
6 5 (3.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.56%) IIS
7 4 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (2.56%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.92%) AquaLogic
8 3 (1.92%) iPlanet
8 3 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (1.92%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.51%) SAN
2 9 (5.77%) Firewall
3 5 (3.21%) SSL
4 4 (2.56%) HTTP
4 4 (2.56%) LDAP
4 4 (2.56%) SSH
5 2 (1.28%) LAN
5 2 (1.28%) WAN
6 1 (0.64%) DHCP
6 1 (0.64%) DNS
6 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.05%) DB2
3 10 (6.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.21%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (3.21%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.92%) MySQL
6 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (22.44%) HP UFT
1 35 (22.44%) TestDirector
1 35 (22.44%) WinRunner
2 5 (3.21%) Hudson
2 5 (3.21%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.56%) Subversion
4 3 (1.92%) Build Forge
5 2 (1.28%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.28%) Gradle
5 2 (1.28%) Grunt
5 2 (1.28%) gulp
5 2 (1.28%) JIRA
5 2 (1.28%) Maven
5 2 (1.28%) Selenium
5 2 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.28%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.28%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (26.92%) Finance
2 13 (8.33%) Banking
3 7 (4.49%) Law
4 4 (2.56%) Back Office
4 4 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (19.23%) Analyst
2 28 (17.95%) Architect
3 23 (14.74%) Administrator
3 23 (14.74%) Test Analyst
4 20 (12.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 19 (12.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 19 (12.18%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 15 (9.62%) Consultant
6 15 (9.62%) Unix Administrator
7 12 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.49%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (4.49%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 7 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.85%) Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (3.85%) Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.18%) Middleware
2 10 (6.41%) Regular Expression
2 10 (6.41%) Web Services
3 9 (5.77%) .NET
4 5 (3.21%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.92%) J2EE
7 2 (1.28%) HTML
7 2 (1.28%) Java EE
7 2 (1.28%) JDBC
7 2 (1.28%) JSP
7 2 (1.28%) Servlets
7 2 (1.28%) SOAP
7 2 (1.28%) XML
8 1 (0.64%) LAMP
8 1 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (29.49%) Clustering
2 31 (19.87%) PDA
3 18 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (3.85%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.56%) LPAR
6 4 (2.56%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.92%) DataPower
8 2 (1.28%) Replication
9 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (48.08%) Windows
2 72 (46.15%) Linux
3 70 (44.87%) Unix
4 48 (30.77%) HPUX
4 48 (30.77%) Solaris
4 48 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (28.85%) Windows XP
6 35 (22.44%) Windows 7
7 13 (8.33%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.56%) OS/390
8 4 (2.56%) zOS
9 3 (1.92%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.97%) Change Management
2 37 (23.72%) Migration
3 35 (22.44%) Software Testing
3 35 (22.44%) Test Automation
4 31 (19.87%) Test Scripting
5 16 (10.26%) ITIL
5 16 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (8.33%) Release Management
6 13 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 11 (7.05%) Service Management
8 10 (6.41%) DevOps
9 9 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.49%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.85%) Patch Management
11 6 (3.85%) Project Management
12 5 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.21%) Data Management
12 5 (3.21%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.21%) Security Architecture
12 5 (3.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (40.38%) SQL
2 20 (12.82%) Perl
3 18 (11.54%) Java
4 12 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 12 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 11 (7.05%) Korn
6 10 (6.41%) Bourne shell
6 10 (6.41%) VBScript
7 9 (5.77%) Ruby
8 8 (5.13%) Python
9 5 (3.21%) COBOL
10 4 (2.56%) VB
11 3 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.92%) C
11 3 (1.92%) C++
12 2 (1.28%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.64%) AWK
13 1 (0.64%) sed
13 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 35 (22.44%) MCITP
2 35 (22.44%) MCSA
2 35 (22.44%) MCSE
2 35 (22.44%) MCTS
2 35 (22.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (19.87%) ISTQB
4 25 (16.03%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.49%) Degree
7 3 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) SLA
2 4 (2.56%) QA
3 3 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (23.08%) VMware ESX
2 35 (22.44%) Active Directory
2 35 (22.44%) Hyper-V
3 32 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (8.97%) vSphere
5 8 (5.13%) SRDF
6 6 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (2.56%) iptables
7 4 (2.56%) PowerHA
8 2 (1.28%) Docker
8 2 (1.28%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.64%) KVM
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.64%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 45 (28.85%) Netcool
2 35 (22.44%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (22.44%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (7.69%) Tivoli
4 11 (7.05%) SCOM
5 10 (6.41%) Ansible
6 9 (5.77%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (5.13%) HP SiteScope
7 8 (5.13%) NetBackup
7 8 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (3.21%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.92%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.92%) Puppet
10 2 (1.28%) CA Wily
10 2 (1.28%) logstash
10 2 (1.28%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 71 (45.51%) Microsoft
2 61 (39.10%) VMware
3 54 (34.62%) Oracle
4 49 (31.41%) Citrix
5 45 (28.85%) IBM
6 41 (26.28%) Veritas
7 35 (22.44%) Intel Security
8 34 (21.79%) HP
8 34 (21.79%) Red Hat
9 12 (7.69%) EMC
10 9 (5.77%) CA
11 8 (5.13%) Cisco
12 3 (1.92%) Axway
12 3 (1.92%) Fujitsu
12 3 (1.92%) Sun
13 2 (1.28%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.28%) Google
13 2 (1.28%) Splunk
14 1 (0.64%) Ab Initio
14 1 (0.64%) BMC