The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 24 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 34 55
Rank change year-on-year -17 +21  
Contract jobs citing AIX 16 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.45% 4.94% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.08% 15.84% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 7
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% -10.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.06% -6.25%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 198 221 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 30.32% 31.21% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 122 80
Median daily rate £378 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.42% +1.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Glasgow

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in Glasgow over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in Glasgow

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for AIX.

1 36 (97.30%) Linux
2 34 (91.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (72.97%) Unix
3 27 (72.97%) VMware
4 25 (67.57%) Red Hat
5 24 (64.86%) EMC
6 22 (59.46%) Shell Script
7 21 (56.76%) EMC NetWorker
8 17 (45.95%) IBM
9 13 (35.14%) Finance
10 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (29.73%) Solaris
12 10 (27.03%) Tru64
12 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
13 9 (24.32%) Time Management
14 8 (21.62%) SCOM
14 8 (21.62%) Ruby
14 8 (21.62%) Squid
14 8 (21.62%) WebSphere
14 8 (21.62%) Ansible
14 8 (21.62%) SELinux
14 8 (21.62%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (21.62%) vCenter Server
14 8 (21.62%) ArcSight
14 8 (21.62%) Performance Analysis
14 8 (21.62%) Tripwire
14 8 (21.62%) Python
14 8 (21.62%) Perl
15 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Application Server

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 8 (21.62%) WebSphere
2 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.81%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (5.41%) Confluence
5 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.70%) JBoss
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
1 6 (16.22%) Network Security
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) HTTPS
2 4 (10.81%) SAN
2 4 (10.81%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Linux Specialist
2 7 (18.92%) Unix Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) AIX Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Designer
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Unix Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Solaris Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) J2EE
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.41%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Linux
2 34 (91.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (72.97%) Unix
4 11 (29.73%) Solaris
5 10 (27.03%) Tru64
6 3 (8.11%) Windows
7 1 (2.70%) HPUX
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Time Management
2 8 (21.62%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Information Security
4 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) Microservices
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) SDLC
6 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Shell Script
2 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
3 8 (21.62%) Perl
3 8 (21.62%) Python
3 8 (21.62%) Ruby
4 5 (13.51%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) Korn
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C-shell
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) Squid
2 8 (21.62%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Flume
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.70%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 21 (56.76%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (21.62%) Ansible
2 8 (21.62%) SCOM
2 8 (21.62%) SELinux
2 8 (21.62%) vCenter Server
3 6 (16.22%) yum
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) VMware
2 25 (67.57%) Red Hat
3 24 (64.86%) EMC
4 17 (45.95%) IBM
5 8 (21.62%) ArcSight
5 8 (21.62%) Tripwire
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) Dell
7 2 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.41%) Symantec
8 1 (2.70%) Veritas