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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 6 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 15 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 19.23% 9.52% 11.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.88% 29.41% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 8
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£206 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £156 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £360 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
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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
32 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 41.03% 32.38% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 24
Average daily rate £175 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £244 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 18 (58.06%) Oracle
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) Banking
3 14 (45.16%) Linux
4 12 (38.71%) Java
5 10 (32.26%) Web Services
5 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
5 10 (32.26%) Finance
6 9 (29.03%) Investment Banking
6 9 (29.03%) Actimize
6 9 (29.03%) XSL
6 9 (29.03%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) Project Management
7 6 (19.35%) J2EE
8 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) DNS
9 4 (12.90%) Citrix
9 4 (12.90%) MS Office
9 4 (12.90%) KDB
9 4 (12.90%) SDLC
10 3 (9.68%) AirWatch
10 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
10 3 (9.68%) Release Management
10 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
10 3 (9.68%) ITIL
10 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
10 3 (9.68%) Reuters
10 3 (9.68%) Bloomberg
10 3 (9.68%) Blackberry

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.23%) FTP
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
5 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) KDB
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Ant
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (48.39%) Banking
2 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Assistant Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) DBA
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 9 (29.03%) XSL
3 6 (19.35%) J2EE
4 2 (6.45%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) EJB
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) JSP
5 1 (3.23%) Struts
5 1 (3.23%) XSLT
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) JSF
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.23%) Struts2
5 1 (3.23%) JiBX
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Equities
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Solaris
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 4 (12.90%) SDLC
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Release Management
4 2 (6.45%) DNA
4 2 (6.45%) Analytics
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) People Management
5 1 (3.23%) Server Building
5 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.23%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) CISSP
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.23%) PMP
1 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.23%) SSCP
1 1 (3.23%) GIAC
1 1 (3.23%) GCIH
1 1 (3.23%) CEH
1 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) GPEN
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.23%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.23%) OPNET
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.23%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) Actimize
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) Reuters
5 3 (9.68%) Bloomberg
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) F5
7 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.23%) LogLogic
7 1 (3.23%) Twitter
7 1 (3.23%) Remedy
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Sun
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Sybase