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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 4 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 23 6 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 24.21% 10.53% 20.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.27% 37.50% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 18
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£178 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.83% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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
44 16 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 46.32% 28.07% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 18
Average daily rate £168 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.17% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.16 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 27 (50.94%) Linux
2 23 (43.40%) Java
3 21 (39.62%) Windows
4 19 (35.85%) SQL
4 19 (35.85%) Finance
5 18 (33.96%) Banking
5 18 (33.96%) Oracle
5 18 (33.96%) Solaris
6 16 (30.19%) Firewall
7 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (24.53%) Sun
9 12 (22.64%) ITIL
9 12 (22.64%) J2EE
9 12 (22.64%) Sybase
9 12 (22.64%) Perl
10 11 (20.75%) DMZ
10 11 (20.75%) Validation
10 11 (20.75%) Load Balancing
10 11 (20.75%) Reverse Proxy
11 10 (18.87%) Investment Banking
12 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
13 8 (15.09%) DNS
13 8 (15.09%) Middleware
13 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
14 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
14 7 (13.21%) SQR
14 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
14 7 (13.21%) Spring
14 7 (13.21%) Korn

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (11.32%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.43%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) Firewall
2 11 (20.75%) DMZ
2 11 (20.75%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (15.09%) DNS
4 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.43%) FTP
5 5 (9.43%) HTTP
5 5 (9.43%) SSL
5 5 (9.43%) Wireshark
5 5 (9.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (5.66%) LDAP
6 3 (5.66%) DHCP
7 1 (1.89%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) KDB
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Maven
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) Banking
3 10 (18.87%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.77%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.77%) Front Office
6 1 (1.89%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Middleware Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.55%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Assistant Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Service Manager
9 1 (1.89%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Technical Support
9 1 (1.89%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) J2EE
2 8 (15.09%) Middleware
3 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
3 7 (13.21%) Spring
4 5 (9.43%) Spring Integration
4 5 (9.43%) SailPoint
5 3 (5.66%) SOAP
6 2 (3.77%) Struts
6 2 (3.77%) XML
7 1 (1.89%) Swing
7 1 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) Credit Risk
4 3 (5.66%) Equities
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) Windows
3 18 (33.96%) Solaris
4 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) Validation
2 11 (20.75%) Load Balancing
3 6 (11.32%) Project Management
4 5 (9.43%) Information Security
4 5 (9.43%) Identity Management
4 5 (9.43%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (9.43%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (9.43%) SIEM
4 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.55%) Analytics
6 3 (5.66%) ETL
6 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.66%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.77%) Data Mapping
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) Java
2 19 (35.85%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) Perl
4 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
5 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
6 7 (13.21%) SQR
6 7 (13.21%) Korn
6 7 (13.21%) C-shell
7 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.77%) C++
10 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) SSCP
1 5 (9.43%) CCNA
1 5 (9.43%) CISSP
1 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (9.43%) GIAC
1 5 (9.43%) CEH
1 5 (9.43%) GCIH
1 5 (9.43%) GPEN
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.89%) PMP
2 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.43%) Snort
2 2 (3.77%) vSphere
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) OPNET
2 4 (7.55%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.89%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) Sun
3 12 (22.64%) Sybase
4 6 (11.32%) TIBCO
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco
5 5 (9.43%) ArcSight
5 5 (9.43%) LogLogic
6 4 (7.55%) IBM
6 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.77%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.77%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (3.77%) Ab Initio
7 2 (3.77%) VMware
7 2 (3.77%) HP
7 2 (3.77%) Reuters
7 2 (3.77%) Bloomberg
7 2 (3.77%) Cognos
7 2 (3.77%) SAP
7 2 (3.77%) Business Objects
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