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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 52 105
Rank change year-on-year -39 +53  
Contract jobs citing AIX 22 107 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.00% 3.64% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 13.31% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 51 18
Median daily rate £425 £340 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +9.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.06% -6.25%  

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 506 804 551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.06% 27.36% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 411 263
Median daily rate £375 £344 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.01% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 43
Median hourly rate £15.25 £36.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.63% +118.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIX in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 -13 15 £425 +17.24% 2
Renfrewshire +23 3 £254 -20.70%
Edinburgh +6 3 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 50 (90.91%) Linux
2 41 (74.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (61.82%) Red Hat
4 33 (60.00%) Unix
5 28 (50.91%) VMware
6 26 (47.27%) EMC
7 23 (41.82%) IBM
7 23 (41.82%) Shell Script
8 21 (38.18%) EMC NetWorker
9 16 (29.09%) Finance
10 15 (27.27%) Law
10 15 (27.27%) Solaris
11 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (21.82%) WebSphere
13 11 (20.00%) Windows
13 11 (20.00%) Perl
13 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
13 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (18.18%) Python
14 10 (18.18%) Software Testing
14 10 (18.18%) Tru64
15 9 (16.36%) SCOM
15 9 (16.36%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (16.36%) Time Management
16 8 (14.55%) ArcSight
16 8 (14.55%) Performance Analysis
16 8 (14.55%) Ansible
16 8 (14.55%) SELinux
16 8 (14.55%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (14.55%) vCenter Server

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 12 (21.82%) WebSphere
2 9 (16.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (12.73%) JBoss
4 5 (9.09%) Apache
5 4 (7.27%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (7.27%) MQSeries
5 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (3.64%) Confluence
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) SAN
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 6 (10.91%) Network Security
3 5 (9.09%) SSL
4 4 (7.27%) HTTP
4 4 (7.27%) HTTPS
5 3 (5.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.82%) DNS
6 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.82%) LDAP
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) DB2
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (14.55%) Linux Specialist
2 7 (12.73%) Administrator
2 7 (12.73%) Consultant
2 7 (12.73%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (12.73%) Unix Specialist
3 5 (9.09%) AIX Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) DBA
4 4 (7.27%) Designer
4 4 (7.27%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Unix Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (3.64%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) J2EE
2 4 (7.27%) Middleware
3 3 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.82%) LAMP
4 1 (1.82%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.27%) DataPower
3 4 (7.27%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.45%) Replication
5 2 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 50 (90.91%) Linux
2 41 (74.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (60.00%) Unix
4 15 (27.27%) Solaris
5 11 (20.00%) Windows
6 10 (18.18%) Tru64
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.82%) HPUX
10 1 (1.82%) OS/2
10 1 (1.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 9 (16.36%) Time Management
3 8 (14.55%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (7.27%) DevOps
4 4 (7.27%) High Availability
4 4 (7.27%) Information Security
4 4 (7.27%) ITIL
4 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.45%) Change Management
5 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.45%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (5.45%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (5.45%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.64%) Content Management
6 2 (3.64%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.64%) Microservices
6 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) Shell Script
2 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 11 (20.00%) Perl
3 10 (18.18%) Python
4 8 (14.55%) Ruby
5 6 (10.91%) SQL
6 5 (9.09%) Java
7 4 (7.27%) Korn
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) C-shell
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.45%) MCITP
2 3 (5.45%) MCSA
2 3 (5.45%) MCSE
2 3 (5.45%) MCTS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) Squid
2 8 (14.55%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.64%) Apache Flume
5 2 (3.64%) RHEV
5 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.82%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.82%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (38.18%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (16.36%) SCOM
3 8 (14.55%) Ansible
3 8 (14.55%) SELinux
3 8 (14.55%) vCenter Server
4 6 (10.91%) yum
5 3 (5.45%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (5.45%) Netcool
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (3.64%) Control-M
6 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.64%) Puppet
6 2 (3.64%) Rundeck
6 2 (3.64%) TeamSite
6 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.82%) CA Endevor
7 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) Red Hat
2 28 (50.91%) VMware
3 26 (47.27%) EMC
4 23 (41.82%) IBM
5 8 (14.55%) ArcSight
5 8 (14.55%) Tripwire
6 7 (12.73%) Oracle
7 6 (10.91%) HP
7 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.09%) Citrix
9 4 (7.27%) Veritas
10 3 (5.45%) McAfee
11 2 (3.64%) Dell
11 2 (3.64%) Sun
11 2 (3.64%) Symantec
12 1 (1.82%) F5
12 1 (1.82%) Informatica
12 1 (1.82%) Intel