The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Scotland region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AIX
Rank 100 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Contract jobs citing AIX 32 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 1.66% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.88% 8.22% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £266 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
656 499 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.79% 20.24% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 219 167
Average daily rate £325 £363 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +13.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £145 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 13 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £32.50 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
AIX
UK

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -28 22 £369 -1.66% 1
Glasgow -8 6 £300 -29.41%
Stirling - - - - 1
AIX
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AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (64.37%) Linux
2 44 (50.57%) Windows
3 41 (47.13%) Solaris
4 38 (43.68%) UNIX
5 28 (32.18%) SAN
6 26 (29.89%) IBM
6 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
7 24 (27.59%) Oracle
7 24 (27.59%) Finance
8 22 (25.29%) VMware
9 20 (22.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (20.69%) Red Hat
11 17 (19.54%) HP
11 17 (19.54%) CSS
11 17 (19.54%) WebSphere
12 16 (18.39%) Banking
12 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
12 16 (18.39%) Security Cleared
12 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (18.39%) Clustering
13 15 (17.24%) DB2
13 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (17.24%) Hyper-V
14 14 (16.09%) NAS
14 14 (16.09%) TDD
14 14 (16.09%) Ruby on Rails
14 14 (16.09%) Ruby
14 14 (16.09%) BDD
14 14 (16.09%) Mac OS X

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (19.54%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.34%) CICS
3 4 (4.60%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.15%) Apache
6 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.18%) SAN
2 14 (16.09%) NAS
3 8 (9.20%) Firewall
3 8 (9.20%) LAN
4 6 (6.90%) WAN
5 4 (4.60%) VPN
6 3 (3.45%) DNS
6 3 (3.45%) DHCP
7 2 (2.30%) HTTP
7 2 (2.30%) SNMP
8 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) DB2
2 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.05%) MySQL
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.60%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) WinRunner
1 7 (8.05%) TestDirector
1 7 (8.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (5.75%) RSpec
2 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
2 5 (5.75%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.15%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.15%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.15%) ClearQuest
General
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 16 (18.39%) Banking
3 8 (9.20%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (14.94%) Administrator
2 10 (11.49%) Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Ruby Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Designer
4 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Designer
4 7 (8.05%) DBA
4 7 (8.05%) UNIX Administrator
5 6 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (5.75%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.60%) Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (4.60%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.60%) UNIX Specialist
8 3 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.45%) Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) CSS
2 14 (16.09%) HTML
2 14 (16.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 11 (12.64%) Middleware
4 5 (5.75%) jQuery
4 5 (5.75%) Backbone.js
4 5 (5.75%) Ember.js
5 3 (3.45%) Web Services
5 3 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Clustering
2 12 (13.79%) Replication
3 11 (12.64%) Mainframe
4 9 (10.34%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (8.05%) PDA
6 5 (5.75%) Open Source
7 3 (3.45%) Fat Client
7 3 (3.45%) Thin Client
7 3 (3.45%) HACMP
8 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.30%) LPAR
9 1 (1.15%) CLARiiON
9 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (64.37%) Linux
2 44 (50.57%) Windows
3 41 (47.13%) Solaris
4 38 (43.68%) UNIX
5 20 (22.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (16.09%) Mac OS X
9 12 (13.79%) HPUX
10 11 (12.64%) zOS
11 10 (11.49%) SUSE
12 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (9.20%) Windows XP
13 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.09%) TDD
1 14 (16.09%) BDD
2 10 (11.49%) Change Management
3 7 (8.05%) ITIL
3 7 (8.05%) Test Automation
3 7 (8.05%) Software Testing
4 6 (6.90%) Test Scripting
5 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (5.75%) Web Development
5 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.75%) Software Distribution
5 5 (5.75%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (5.75%) Service Management
5 5 (5.75%) Pair Programming
5 5 (5.75%) MVC
6 4 (4.60%) Network Design
6 4 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.60%) Six Sigma
6 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.09%) Ruby
2 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.79%) SQL
4 5 (5.75%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (3.45%) Perl
5 3 (3.45%) Korn
6 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.30%) C-shell
7 1 (1.15%) Java
7 1 (1.15%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
1 16 (18.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.05%) MCSE
3 7 (8.05%) MCSA
3 7 (8.05%) MCTS
3 7 (8.05%) MCITP
3 7 (8.05%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.15%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 10 (11.49%) VMware ESX
4 9 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (10.34%) SRDF
5 8 (9.20%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (3.45%) KVM
7 3 (3.45%) RHEV
7 3 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.15%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.15%) vSphere
8 1 (1.15%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) Netcool
2 9 (10.34%) Tivoli
3 7 (8.05%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (8.05%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (6.90%) Data Guard
5 5 (5.75%) Capistrano
5 5 (5.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (5.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (4.60%) SCOM
7 3 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (2.30%) nmon
8 2 (2.30%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.15%) WSUS
9 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) IBM
1 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.59%) Oracle
3 22 (25.29%) VMware
4 18 (20.69%) Red Hat
5 17 (19.54%) HP
6 12 (13.79%) EMC
6 12 (13.79%) Veritas
7 10 (11.49%) Citrix
8 8 (9.20%) McAfee
9 4 (4.60%) Sun
10 2 (2.30%) Intel
11 1 (1.15%) Sybase
11 1 (1.15%) JBoss
11 1 (1.15%) Cisco
11 1 (1.15%) Brocade
11 1 (1.15%) Lumension
11 1 (1.15%) Symantec
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Lorien Resourcing
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