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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 100 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +13
Contract jobs citing AIX 24 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 2.21% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.32% 8.78% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £352 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £382
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.13 £38.28 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +61.16%
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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
556 615 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.16% 25.20% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 265 257
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £125 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 39 22
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £90.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Edinburgh -37 9 £500 +11.11% 1
Glasgow -12 4 £400 +14.28%
Stirling - - - -
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AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (54.90%) UNIX
2 27 (52.94%) Linux
3 20 (39.22%) Solaris
4 18 (35.29%) Windows
4 18 (35.29%) SQL
5 17 (33.33%) VMware
6 16 (31.37%) VMware ESX
6 16 (31.37%) Citrix
7 15 (29.41%) Banking
7 15 (29.41%) Change Management
8 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
8 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
8 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
9 13 (25.49%) Clustering
10 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (23.53%) WinRunner
10 12 (23.53%) TestDirector
10 12 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
10 12 (23.53%) Veritas
10 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (23.53%) Netcool
10 12 (23.53%) McAfee
10 12 (23.53%) MCSE
10 12 (23.53%) MCSA
10 12 (23.53%) Windows XP
10 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
10 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
10 12 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (23.53%) Test Automation

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) CICS
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) SAN
2 7 (13.73%) Firewall
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) WAN
4 3 (5.88%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.92%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) NAS
6 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.96%) DB2
4 1 (1.96%) Informix
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) WinRunner
1 12 (23.53%) TestDirector
1 12 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.92%) PVCS
2 2 (3.92%) RSpec
2 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.96%) PowerBuilder
General
1 15 (29.41%) Banking
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Analyst
1 9 (17.65%) Test Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) UNIX Administrator
2 7 (13.73%) Administrator
3 6 (11.76%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Developer
4 4 (7.84%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) DBA
6 2 (3.92%) Programmer
6 2 (3.92%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Software Configuration Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Middleware
2 5 (9.80%) CSS
3 4 (7.84%) Web Services
3 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (3.92%) jQuery
5 2 (3.92%) Backbone.js
5 2 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.92%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.96%) SailPoint
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.96%) .NET
6 1 (1.96%) J2EE
6 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Clustering
2 12 (23.53%) PDA
3 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Open Source
4 4 (7.84%) Fat Client
4 4 (7.84%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.92%) Replication
5 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.96%) CESG
6 1 (1.96%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.96%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) UNIX
2 27 (52.94%) Linux
3 20 (39.22%) Solaris
4 18 (35.29%) Windows
5 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (15.69%) HPUX
7 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X
9 3 (5.88%) zOS
10 1 (1.96%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Change Management
2 12 (23.53%) Software Testing
2 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
3 11 (21.57%) Test Scripting
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.84%) TDD
6 4 (7.84%) BDD
6 4 (7.84%) Change Data Capture
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.88%) Service Management
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.92%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.92%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (3.92%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL
8 2 (3.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) Ruby
3 2 (3.92%) Korn
3 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.92%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (3.92%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.96%) MUMPS
4 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
1 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.53%) MCTS
2 12 (23.53%) MCITP
2 12 (23.53%) MCSE
2 12 (23.53%) MCSA
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) VMware ESX
2 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (7.84%) KVM
5 4 (7.84%) RHEV
6 1 (1.96%) SRDF
6 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) Netcool
1 12 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
1 12 (23.53%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) VMware
2 16 (31.37%) Citrix
3 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.53%) Veritas
4 12 (23.53%) McAfee
5 9 (17.65%) Oracle
6 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
7 6 (11.76%) IBM
8 4 (7.84%) HP
9 3 (5.88%) EMC
10 1 (1.96%) Dell
10 1 (1.96%) Sybase
10 1 (1.96%) Cisco
10 1 (1.96%) Sun
10 1 (1.96%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.96%) Brocade
10 1 (1.96%) F5
10 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.96%) Cyber-Ark