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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 20 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 17.39% 26.00% 19.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.55% 52.00% 75.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 11
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£288 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £260 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.76%
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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
47 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 40.87% 50.00% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 13
Average daily rate £313 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, 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 21 (70.00%) Java
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
1 21 (70.00%) Banking
2 18 (60.00%) Finance
3 15 (50.00%) Oracle
4 14 (46.67%) Sybase
4 14 (46.67%) Investment Banking
5 13 (43.33%) Spring
5 13 (43.33%) Hibernate
6 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
6 11 (36.67%) Credit Risk
7 10 (33.33%) C-shell
7 10 (33.33%) Korn
7 10 (33.33%) Perl
8 9 (30.00%) J2EE
8 9 (30.00%) SQR
9 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
9 8 (26.67%) Maven
9 8 (26.67%) Spring Integration
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.67%) Financial Institution
11 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
12 3 (10.00%) Migration
12 3 (10.00%) Linux
12 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
12 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
12 3 (10.00%) Data Mapping
13 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
13 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Maven
General
1 21 (70.00%) Banking
2 18 (60.00%) Finance
3 14 (46.67%) Investment Banking
4 5 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (3.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 4 (13.33%) Applications Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Spring
1 13 (43.33%) Hibernate
2 9 (30.00%) J2EE
3 8 (26.67%) Spring Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Struts
5 1 (3.33%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) Swing
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Migration
1 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (10.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (3.33%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.33%) Information Security
3 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.33%) SIEM
3 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (3.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Java
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
3 10 (33.33%) C-shell
3 10 (33.33%) Korn
3 10 (33.33%) Perl
4 9 (30.00%) SQR
5 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) SSCP
1 1 (3.33%) GCIH
1 1 (3.33%) GIAC
1 1 (3.33%) CCNA
1 1 (3.33%) CISSP
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.33%) CEH
1 1 (3.33%) GPEN
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Snort
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) OPNET
1 1 (3.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (46.67%) Sybase
3 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Sun
4 1 (3.33%) Reuters
4 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.33%) Actimize
4 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.33%) LogLogic
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