Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 114 73
Rank change year-on-year -44 -41 +60
Contract jobs citing AIX 23 53 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.47% 1.43% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.45% 5.61% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 70
Scotland median daily rate £420 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £363 £241 £287
90th Percentile £485 £438 £476
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £410
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year +13.92% +17.04% -12.34%

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 938 944 1,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.11% 25.42% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 523 580
Scotland median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +4.79%
10th Percentile £168 £160 £170
90th Percentile £559 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 45 18
Scotland median hourly rate £16.68 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.32 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.25 £52.00 £68.50
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Edinburgh -32 12 £420 -1.18% 2
Glasgow -33 9 £413 +3.13% 5
West Dunbartonshire +4 2 £375 - 1
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle
3 10 (43.48%) IBM
4 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) Solaris
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
5 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
6 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
6 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 4 (17.39%) Service Management
8 4 (17.39%) Banking
8 4 (17.39%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (17.39%) Unix
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
8 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
9 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
9 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
9 3 (13.04%) Middleware
9 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
9 3 (13.04%) zOS
9 3 (13.04%) SAN
9 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN

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 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) FileNet
3 2 (8.70%) IBM Domino
3 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Designer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (8.70%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (4.35%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) IBM XIV
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Solaris
4 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Unix
6 3 (13.04%) zOS
7 2 (8.70%) SUSE
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
8 1 (4.35%) HPUX
8 1 (4.35%) OS/2
8 1 (4.35%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Case Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (8.70%) Content Management
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Service Design
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) COBOL
2 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JCL
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) REXX
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) HND
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware
3 1 (4.35%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (4.35%) CA Endevor
3 1 (4.35%) Control-M
3 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) IBM
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) Ab Initio
5 2 (8.70%) Brocade
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) Lotus
5 2 (8.70%) Micro Focus
6 1 (4.35%) Adobe
6 1 (4.35%) BMC
6 1 (4.35%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas