The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for AIX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM AIX
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 58 73
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs citing AIX 8 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.88% 2.30% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.73% 11.99% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 24 9
Median daily rate - £450 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -1.28%  

AIX is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 169 292 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 18.61% 19.22% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 140 113
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £38.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing AIX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in Edinburgh

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AIX in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Edinburgh

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for AIX.

1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 6 (75.00%) Law
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) DB2
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) TeamSite
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
6 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
6 1 (12.50%) Korn
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (12.50%) CA Endevor
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) SCOM
6 1 (12.50%) Intel

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
General
1 6 (75.00%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) OS/2
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Content Management
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) TeamSite
2 1 (12.50%) CA Endevor
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Intel