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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 23 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.80% 5.36% 18.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 27.27% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 15
Median daily rate - £188 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
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
18 11 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 14.40% 19.64% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 29
Median daily rate £263 £175 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £175 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.77 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.72% -28.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

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 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) E-Business Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft