The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AIX
UK / Scotland
Rank 75 64 98
Rank change year-on-year -11 +34  
Contract jobs citing AIX 32 64 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.82% 2.49% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.92% 11.13% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 13
Median daily rate £400 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 404 575 547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.03% 22.36% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 318 292
Median daily rate £390 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 21
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -31.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.65 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £48.80 £104.00
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

AIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIX in Scotland

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AIX in Scotland

AIX
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +20 21 £400 +40.35% 2
Edinburgh -10 8 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 - -
Renfrewshire 0 1 £340 +19.50%
AIX
UK

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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

1 47 (83.93%) Linux
2 33 (58.93%) Unix
3 25 (44.64%) Red Hat
4 22 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (37.50%) IBM
6 20 (35.71%) Solaris
6 20 (35.71%) VMware
7 17 (30.36%) Perl
8 15 (26.79%) EMC
9 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 14 (25.00%) Law
9 14 (25.00%) Firewall
9 14 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
10 13 (23.21%) Bash Shell
10 13 (23.21%) Windows
11 12 (21.43%) Software Testing
11 12 (21.43%) Network Security
11 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
12 11 (19.64%) Finance
13 10 (17.86%) Korn
13 10 (17.86%) SQL
13 10 (17.86%) Oracle
13 10 (17.86%) JBoss
13 10 (17.86%) Shell Script
13 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
14 9 (16.07%) Veritas
15 8 (14.29%) Clustering
15 8 (14.29%) Citrix

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (17.86%) JBoss
2 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 6 (10.71%) Apache
5 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (5.36%) MQSeries
8 2 (3.57%) iPlanet
8 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.79%) Confluence
9 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) Firewall
1 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (21.43%) Network Security
3 5 (8.93%) SAN
4 2 (3.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.57%) SSL
5 1 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) HTTP
5 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.79%) LDAP
5 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.36%) DB2
3 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 14 (25.00%) Law
2 11 (19.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) AIX Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Unix Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Administrator
5 6 (10.71%) Linux Specialist
6 5 (8.93%) Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Unix Specialist
6 5 (8.93%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) DBA
8 3 (5.36%) Designer
8 3 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Unix Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Product Specialist
9 2 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) J2EE
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
1 3 (5.36%) OC4J
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.79%) JSP
3 1 (1.79%) Kafka
3 1 (1.79%) LAMP
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (14.29%) Clustering
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) DataPower
5 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.79%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 47 (83.93%) Linux
2 33 (58.93%) Unix
3 22 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (35.71%) Solaris
5 13 (23.21%) Windows
6 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (12.50%) Tru64
7 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 6 (10.71%) Windows 10
9 5 (8.93%) HPUX
10 2 (3.57%) SUSE
11 1 (1.79%) CentOS
11 1 (1.79%) OS/2
11 1 (1.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Software Testing
2 8 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 6 (10.71%) Change Management
3 6 (10.71%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
4 5 (8.93%) Smoke Testing
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL
5 4 (7.14%) Time Management
6 3 (5.36%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (5.36%) DevOps
6 3 (5.36%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) Project Management
6 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.36%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (3.57%) Content Management
7 2 (3.57%) High Availability
7 2 (3.57%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) Perl
2 13 (23.21%) Bash Shell
3 10 (17.86%) Korn
3 10 (17.86%) Shell Script
3 10 (17.86%) SQL
4 5 (8.93%) Python
5 4 (7.14%) Ruby
6 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.57%) C-shell
7 2 (3.57%) Java
8 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.50%) MCITP
2 7 (12.50%) MCSA
2 7 (12.50%) MCSE
2 7 (12.50%) MCTS
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.29%) PowerHA
3 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (5.36%) Squid
5 3 (5.36%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.79%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (1.79%) KVM
7 1 (1.79%) Samba
7 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (14.29%) Ansible
3 7 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (12.50%) Netcool
4 6 (10.71%) yum
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (7.14%) SCOM
7 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (5.36%) SELinux
8 2 (3.57%) QRadar
8 2 (3.57%) TeamSite
9 1 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.79%) logstash
9 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.79%) Puppet
9 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Red Hat
2 21 (37.50%) IBM
3 20 (35.71%) VMware
4 15 (26.79%) EMC
5 10 (17.86%) Oracle
6 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.07%) Veritas
7 8 (14.29%) Citrix
8 7 (12.50%) HP
8 7 (12.50%) Intel Security
9 4 (7.14%) Sun
10 3 (5.36%) ArcSight
10 3 (5.36%) F5
10 3 (5.36%) Tripwire
11 2 (3.57%) Cisco
11 2 (3.57%) Splunk
12 1 (1.79%) BEA
12 1 (1.79%) Dell
12 1 (1.79%) Intel
12 1 (1.79%) Symantec
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
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