The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 13 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.76% 17.35% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 48.57% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 4
Median daily rate £350 £250 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.10% -33.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £121 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £463 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £358
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +9.24%
Unix
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
12 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 14.29% 35.71% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 9
Median daily rate £300 £220 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £110 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £463 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Unix.

1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
1 6 (50.00%) Peregrine
1 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (50.00%) Validation
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (50.00%) Change Control
1 6 (50.00%) Network Management
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) JSP
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Node.js
5 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
6 1 (8.33%) QA

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) JDeveloper
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Network Support
1 6 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) E-Business Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) JSP
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XHTML
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Control
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Network Management
1 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) BS7799
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Peregrine
2 1 (8.33%) Aruba
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle