Period
to 13 November 2018

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 6 months to 13 November 2018 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 170 95
Rank change year-on-year +14 -75 +5
Contract jobs citing AIX 45 21 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.84% 0.42% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.14% 2.09% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 69
Scotland median daily rate £323 £423 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.67% +28.03% -5.71%
10th Percentile £226 £363 £252
90th Percentile £438 £438 £488
UK median daily rate £441 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.13% +0.06% -5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK median hourly rate £30.50 - £36.00

AIX is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,086 1,007 1,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.38% 20.24% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 501 591
Scotland median daily rate £380 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +13.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £127 £150 £160
90th Percentile £525 £550 £460
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 46 38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £16.43 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -17.85% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £12.85
90th Percentile £44.27 £34.50 £42.65
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.40
% change year-on-year - +6.74% -0.64%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing AIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in Scotland over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIX in Scotland

AIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 18 £280 -
Glasgow -16 12 £361 -15.00% 3
Edinburgh -2 11 £413 -2.37% 3
West Dunbartonshire +6 4 £400 +6.67%
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for AIX.

1 24 (53.33%) HP
2 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (48.89%) Linux
3 21 (46.67%) Veritas
4 20 (44.44%) Change Management
4 20 (44.44%) Unix
4 20 (44.44%) SQL
4 20 (44.44%) VMware
4 20 (44.44%) Clustering
5 19 (42.22%) ISTQB
5 19 (42.22%) Test Scripting
5 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
5 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
5 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (42.22%) Hyper-V
5 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
5 19 (42.22%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (42.22%) Windows
5 19 (42.22%) Solaris
5 19 (42.22%) Citrix
5 19 (42.22%) HP UFT
5 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
5 19 (42.22%) WinRunner
5 19 (42.22%) McAfee
6 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (40.00%) Office 365
6 18 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 18 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
6 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (40.00%) Ivanti

AIX
Co-occurring 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 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) DHCP
1 17 (37.78%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) ISDN
3 1 (2.22%) SMS
3 1 (2.22%) VLAN
3 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) HP UFT
1 19 (42.22%) WinRunner
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (13.33%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Law
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Administrator
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Unix Administrator
3 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) AIX Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.67%) DBA
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (2.22%) J2EE
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Clustering
2 18 (40.00%) PDA
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.22%) DataPower
4 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Linux
2 20 (44.44%) Unix
3 19 (42.22%) Solaris
3 19 (42.22%) Windows
4 18 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.89%) HPUX
7 1 (2.22%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Change Management
2 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
2 19 (42.22%) Test Scripting
3 18 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 17 (37.78%) Smoke Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.89%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.89%) Service Management
7 2 (4.44%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (4.44%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.22%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (2.22%) Microservices
8 1 (2.22%) Records Management
8 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.22%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) ISTQB
1 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
1 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) MCTS
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
1 19 (42.22%) Hyper-V
1 19 (42.22%) VMware ESXi
1 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.44%) RHEV
3 2 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.22%) KVM
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (40.00%) HP ALM
1 18 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.22%) Ansible
6 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) HP
2 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 21 (46.67%) Veritas
4 20 (44.44%) VMware
5 19 (42.22%) Citrix
5 19 (42.22%) McAfee
6 18 (40.00%) Ivanti
7 13 (28.89%) Red Hat
8 7 (15.56%) IBM
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle
10 5 (11.11%) Dell
10 5 (11.11%) Sun
11 3 (6.67%) EMC
12 1 (2.22%) Brocade
12 1 (2.22%) Cisco
12 1 (2.22%) CyberArk
12 1 (2.22%) NetApp