The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 11.21% 31.07% 13.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.89% 52.46% 51.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 10
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£318 £281 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.88% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.93% -
Linux
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Operating Systems Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 61 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 38.79% 59.22% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 16
Average daily rate £315 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 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 £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the County Antrim region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the County Antrim region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Linux
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -12 13 £318 +12.88% 10
Linux
Northern Ireland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing Linux 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 Linux.

1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
5 3 (21.43%) Multicast
5 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 3 (21.43%) Actimize
5 3 (21.43%) Subversion
5 3 (21.43%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (21.43%) CollabNet
5 3 (21.43%) Hudson
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Ab Initio
5 3 (21.43%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
6 2 (14.29%) Reuters

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing Linux 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 Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 3 (21.43%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (21.43%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.14%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) Multicast
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) Hudson
2 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Release Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Ext JS
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Equities
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 4 (28.57%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Jython
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) GPEN
1 1 (7.14%) CEH
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) GCIH
1 1 (7.14%) GIAC
1 1 (7.14%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Actimize
2 3 (21.43%) CollabNet
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Ab Initio
2 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
3 2 (14.29%) Reuters
3 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.14%) LogLogic
4 1 (7.14%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
Belfast, County Antrim
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Computer People
Rate: £145.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago