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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 96 75 79
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing AIX 28 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 1.81% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.24% 7.22% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 12
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£358 £450 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.42% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £420 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £550 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+118.57% -52.70%
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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
534 609 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.60% 25.09% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 262 252
Average daily rate £320 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 22
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £19.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -7 13 £381 -15.27%
Glasgow 0 8 £350 -17.64% 1
Stirling - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
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AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 24 (50.00%) UNIX
1 24 (50.00%) Linux
1 24 (50.00%) Change Management
2 22 (45.83%) Solaris
2 22 (45.83%) SQL
2 22 (45.83%) Veritas
3 21 (43.75%) Windows
3 21 (43.75%) VMware
4 20 (41.67%) VMware ESX
5 19 (39.58%) Citrix
6 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
7 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
7 17 (35.42%) Clustering
8 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 16 (33.33%) MCTS
8 16 (33.33%) MCITP
8 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (33.33%) WinRunner
8 16 (33.33%) TestDirector
8 16 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 16 (33.33%) McAfee
8 16 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 16 (33.33%) MCSE
8 16 (33.33%) MCSA
8 16 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 16 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 16 (33.33%) HP Quality Center

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) SAN
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (4.17%) VPN
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.08%) Informix
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) WinRunner
1 16 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 16 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.17%) PVCS
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
1 9 (18.75%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Administrator
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) DBA
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior UNIX Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Senior UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
1 3 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) J2EE
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.08%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Clustering
2 16 (33.33%) PDA
3 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.25%) Open Source
5 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) CESG
6 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.08%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) UNIX
1 24 (50.00%) Linux
2 22 (45.83%) Solaris
3 21 (43.75%) Windows
4 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 14 (29.17%) HPUX
7 13 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.17%) zOS
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.17%) SUSE
9 1 (2.08%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Change Management
2 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 16 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 14 (29.17%) Test Scripting
4 12 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Change Data Capture
8 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.17%) ITIL
8 2 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.08%) Information Security Management
9 1 (2.08%) Security Management
9 1 (2.08%) Information Security
9 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) Korn
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.08%) MUMPS
3 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 16 (33.33%) MCTS
2 16 (33.33%) MCITP
2 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (33.33%) MCSE
2 16 (33.33%) MCSA
2 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.08%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 20 (41.67%) VMware ESX
2 16 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (6.25%) KVM
7 3 (6.25%) RHEV
8 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
8 1 (2.08%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 16 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (31.25%) Netcool
3 4 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.08%) Legato
5 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Veritas
2 21 (43.75%) VMware
3 19 (39.58%) Citrix
4 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
5 16 (33.33%) McAfee
6 12 (25.00%) Oracle
6 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (18.75%) EMC
8 7 (14.58%) HP
9 3 (6.25%) Sun
10 2 (4.17%) IBM
11 1 (2.08%) Cisco
11 1 (2.08%) Hitachi
11 1 (2.08%) Dell
11 1 (2.08%) F5
11 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
11 1 (2.08%) Cyber-Ark