The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Belfast region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 7 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 11 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.22% 19.05% 9.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.93% 34.48% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 32.22% 55.24% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 13
Average daily rate £338 £300 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
County Antrim

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle
3 11 (47.83%) Banking
4 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
5 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (26.09%) Spring
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (26.09%) Credit Risk
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
8 5 (21.74%) Solaris
8 5 (21.74%) J2EE
8 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
8 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
9 4 (17.39%) Migration
10 3 (13.04%) General Ledger
10 3 (13.04%) Korn
10 3 (13.04%) Maven
10 3 (13.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (13.04%) Spring Integration
10 3 (13.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (13.04%) C-shell

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (13.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Maven
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Banking
3 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
4 3 (13.04%) General Ledger
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
2 6 (26.09%) Spring
3 5 (21.74%) J2EE
4 3 (13.04%) Spring Integration
5 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Credit Risk
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Solaris
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.04%) ETL
2 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.35%) SIEM
4 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
5 3 (13.04%) Korn
5 3 (13.04%) C-shell
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) SQR
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CEH
1 1 (4.35%) GIAC
1 1 (4.35%) GPEN
1 1 (4.35%) CISSP
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) SSCP
1 1 (4.35%) GCIH
1 1 (4.35%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) OPNET
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Cognos
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Sybase
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.35%) LogLogic
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco