Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 99 93
Rank change year-on-year -63 -6 +48
Contract jobs citing AIX 19 87 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.38% 2.02% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.91% 8.55% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 64 72
Scotland median daily rate £423 £321 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.62% -8.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £363 £251 £293
90th Percentile £438 £470 £487
UK median daily rate £400 £390 £423
% change year-on-year +2.56% -7.80% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £36.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +10.53%

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 996 1017 1204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.77% 23.57% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 569 595
Scotland median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +5.26%
10th Percentile £152 £166 £163
90th Percentile £550 £450 £474
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 41
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% -3.95% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.54 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £28.73 £43.45 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.76%

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 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 24 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -30 9 £425 +6.25%
Edinburgh -30 7 £423 -6.11% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £375 -
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 5 (26.32%) EMC
5 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 5 (26.32%) Unix
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Solaris
5 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
6 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) Law
6 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (15.79%) SAN
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.79%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Squid
8 2 (10.53%) Brocade
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (10.53%) Problem Management

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 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) FileNet
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
3 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) SMS
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Law
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) DataPower
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
3 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (10.53%) Tru64
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) High Availability
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Microservices
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Use Case
3 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
1 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Korn
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Squid
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
3 1 (5.26%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Data Guard
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) SELinux
2 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) Control-M
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) EMC
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) ArcSight
5 2 (10.53%) Brocade
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Tripwire
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Informatica
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec