The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 8 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 18.46% 10.23% 19.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 33.33% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 10
Average daily rate
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£200 £210 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £282 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
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County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 27 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 36.92% 30.68% 55.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 29
Average daily rate £188 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £221 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Belfast region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Belfast region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) Linux
4 10 (41.67%) Web Services
4 10 (41.67%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 10 (41.67%) Banking
5 9 (37.50%) Actimize
5 9 (37.50%) XSL
6 8 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
9 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 3 (12.50%) MS Office
10 3 (12.50%) DNS
10 3 (12.50%) Citrix
10 3 (12.50%) Release Management
11 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
11 2 (8.33%) AirWatch
11 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
11 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (8.33%) DHCP
11 2 (8.33%) Reuters
11 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg
11 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
11 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (8.33%) Project Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) KDB
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (41.67%) Banking
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Web Services
2 9 (37.50%) XSL
3 2 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) EJB
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) Struts
4 1 (4.17%) XSLT
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) JSF
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.17%) Struts2
4 1 (4.17%) JiBX
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Equities
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) AIX
3 2 (8.33%) Solaris
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Release Management
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) DNA
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) People Management
3 1 (4.17%) Server Building
3 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.17%) SOA
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) MVC
3 1 (4.17%) Validation
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Information Security
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Jython
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) CISSP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (4.17%) SSCP
1 1 (4.17%) GIAC
1 1 (4.17%) GCIH
1 1 (4.17%) CEH
1 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) GPEN
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.17%) OPNET
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.17%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) Actimize
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Reuters
5 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.17%) LogLogic
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Sun
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Sybase