Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 132 72
Rank change year-on-year -1 -60 +55
Contract jobs citing AIX 71 46 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.29% 1.06% 2.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.42% 4.79% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 21 85
Scotland median daily rate £285 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.75% +21.21% -22.35%
10th Percentile £229 £313 £258
90th Percentile £438 £438 £485
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £11.23 £37.50
% change year-on-year +176.17% -70.07% -6.25%

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 1,106 960 1,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.10% 22.14% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 477 692
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £135 £150 £176
90th Percentile £497 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 45
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £15.68 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.15% -58.19% +29.31%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.91 £13.35
90th Percentile £36.23 £28.26 £43.90
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -4 38 £280 +10.34%
Glasgow -24 24 £350 -12.50% 3
West Dunbartonshire +2 4 £400 - 1
Edinburgh -34 4 £438 +12.90%
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 49 (69.01%) Windows
2 48 (67.61%) Microsoft
2 48 (67.61%) VMware
3 46 (64.79%) Clustering
3 46 (64.79%) Citrix
3 46 (64.79%) VMware ESXi
4 45 (63.38%) SQL
4 45 (63.38%) WinRunner
4 45 (63.38%) HP UFT
4 45 (63.38%) Veritas
4 45 (63.38%) McAfee
4 45 (63.38%) Software Testing
4 45 (63.38%) Security Cleared
4 45 (63.38%) Hyper-V
4 45 (63.38%) Test Automation
5 44 (61.97%) Windows 7
5 44 (61.97%) McAfee ePO
5 44 (61.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (61.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (61.97%) Change Management
5 44 (61.97%) Active Directory
5 44 (61.97%) SC Cleared
6 43 (60.56%) Test Scripting
6 43 (60.56%) ISTQB
7 42 (59.15%) PDA
8 41 (57.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (53.52%) Ivanti
9 38 (53.52%) Office 365
9 38 (53.52%) HP
9 38 (53.52%) Virtual Desktop

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 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
1 8 (11.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (8.45%) IBM Domino
3 5 (7.04%) IBM Connections
4 4 (5.63%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.41%) Apache
6 1 (1.41%) Confluence
6 1 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 38 (53.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (52.11%) DHCP
1 37 (52.11%) DNS
2 3 (4.23%) SAN
2 3 (4.23%) SMS
3 2 (2.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) DB2
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (63.38%) HP UFT
1 45 (63.38%) WinRunner
2 8 (11.27%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.04%) Banking
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Analyst
2 24 (33.80%) Test Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) Administrator
4 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.27%) Test Leader
6 5 (7.04%) Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.63%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) AIX Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) AIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) DBA
8 3 (4.23%) Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Domino Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Lotus Notes Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (1.41%) J2EE
2 1 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (64.79%) Clustering
2 42 (59.15%) PDA
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.41%) DataPower
5 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 49 (69.01%) Windows
2 44 (61.97%) Windows 7
2 44 (61.97%) Windows Server 2003
2 44 (61.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (33.80%) Linux
4 12 (16.90%) Unix
5 10 (14.08%) Solaris
6 8 (11.27%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (63.38%) Software Testing
1 45 (63.38%) Test Automation
2 44 (61.97%) Change Management
3 43 (60.56%) Test Scripting
4 33 (46.48%) Smoke Testing
5 7 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (8.45%) ITIL
6 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.63%) Service Management
8 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.82%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (2.82%) Change Data Capture
8 2 (2.82%) Critical Thinking
8 2 (2.82%) Records Management
8 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.82%) Time Management
9 1 (1.41%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (1.41%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.41%) Decision-Making
9 1 (1.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (63.38%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (63.38%) Security Cleared
2 44 (61.97%) SC Cleared
3 43 (60.56%) ISTQB
4 7 (9.86%) MCITP
4 7 (9.86%) MCSA
4 7 (9.86%) MCSE
4 7 (9.86%) MCTS
4 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 46 (64.79%) VMware ESXi
2 45 (63.38%) Hyper-V
3 44 (61.97%) Active Directory
4 41 (57.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (53.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.82%) RHEV
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (61.97%) McAfee ePO
2 38 (53.52%) HP ALM
3 7 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (8.45%) Netcool
5 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle Flashback
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.82%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.41%) Ansible
7 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 48 (67.61%) Microsoft
1 48 (67.61%) VMware
2 46 (64.79%) Citrix
3 45 (63.38%) McAfee
3 45 (63.38%) Veritas
4 38 (53.52%) HP
4 38 (53.52%) Ivanti
5 10 (14.08%) IBM
6 8 (11.27%) Oracle
7 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.82%) Ab Initio
8 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco
8 2 (2.82%) EMC
8 2 (2.82%) F5
9 1 (1.41%) Adobe
9 1 (1.41%) Brocade
9 1 (1.41%) Dell
9 1 (1.41%) Lotus
9 1 (1.41%) Symantec