Period
to 20 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 106 66
Rank change year-on-year -34 -40 +62
Contract jobs citing AIX 54 56 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.05% 1.55% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.08% 6.56% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 80
Scotland median daily rate £285 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.75% +6.67% +4.46%
10th Percentile £255 £274 £260
90th Percentile £480 £425 £482
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £35.61 £38.50
% change year-on-year -12.95% -7.50% -1.91%

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 1,062 854 1,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.57% 23.68% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 443 710
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.74% +10.11%
10th Percentile £163 £150 £182
90th Percentile £500 £475 £480
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 35
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.71% -54.67% +33.45%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.32 £14.13
90th Percentile £33.88 £52.17 £46.90
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +5.20%

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 May 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 May 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 -15 21 £283 +3.67% 2
Glasgow -41 19 £350 -12.50%
Edinburgh -30 11 £433 - 3
West Dunbartonshire +1 2 £363 -
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 32 (59.26%) VMware
4 29 (53.70%) Software Testing
4 29 (53.70%) SQL
4 29 (53.70%) Windows 7
5 28 (51.85%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (51.85%) Citrix
5 28 (51.85%) Veritas
5 28 (51.85%) Change Management
6 27 (50.00%) Clustering
6 27 (50.00%) McAfee
6 27 (50.00%) HP UFT
6 27 (50.00%) WinRunner
6 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 27 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
6 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 27 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 27 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 26 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
8 25 (46.30%) Test Scripting
8 25 (46.30%) PDA
8 25 (46.30%) ISTQB
9 23 (42.59%) Linux
10 21 (38.89%) HP
10 21 (38.89%) DHCP
10 21 (38.89%) DNS

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 10 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.96%) IBM Domino
2 7 (12.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (9.26%) IBM Connections
3 5 (9.26%) IBM Notes
4 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.85%) FileNet
6 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.89%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) DHCP
1 21 (38.89%) DNS
2 4 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (3.70%) HTTP
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) SMS
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) DB2
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 27 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 27 (50.00%) WinRunner
2 7 (12.96%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Analyst
2 15 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Administrator
4 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Domino Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (7.41%) Lotus Notes Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Tester
8 2 (3.70%) Change Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (1.85%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.00%) Clustering
2 25 (46.30%) PDA
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) IBM XIV
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) Windows 7
3 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (42.59%) Linux
5 7 (12.96%) Solaris
5 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
6 6 (11.11%) Unix
7 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.56%) zOS
9 2 (3.70%) SUSE
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.85%) HPUX
10 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.85%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Software Testing
2 28 (51.85%) Change Management
3 27 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 25 (46.30%) Test Scripting
5 17 (31.48%) Smoke Testing
6 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 7 (12.96%) ITIL
8 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.41%) Service Management
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.56%) Decision-Making
9 3 (5.56%) Project Management
9 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.70%) Information Security
10 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.70%) Supplier Management
10 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) C
3 2 (3.70%) C++
3 2 (3.70%) COBOL
3 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) JCL
4 1 (1.85%) REXX
Qualifications
1 27 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 25 (46.30%) ISTQB
4 6 (11.11%) MCITP
4 6 (11.11%) MCSA
4 6 (11.11%) MCSE
4 6 (11.11%) MCTS
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) HND
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.85%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) VMware ESXi
2 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 26 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (38.89%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (3.70%) Firmware
6 1 (1.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 21 (38.89%) HP ALM
3 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (11.11%) Netcool
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (1.85%) CA Endevor
6 1 (1.85%) Control-M
6 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 32 (59.26%) VMware
3 28 (51.85%) Citrix
3 28 (51.85%) Veritas
4 27 (50.00%) McAfee
5 21 (38.89%) HP
5 21 (38.89%) Ivanti
6 16 (29.63%) IBM
7 13 (24.07%) Oracle
8 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
9 4 (7.41%) Ab Initio
10 3 (5.56%) F5
11 2 (3.70%) Adobe
11 2 (3.70%) Brocade
11 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.70%) Cisco
11 2 (3.70%) EMC
11 2 (3.70%) Lotus
11 2 (3.70%) Micro Focus
12 1 (1.85%) Dell