The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX 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 UNIX over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 8 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 16 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 14.95% 18.39% 8.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.10% 41.03% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 14
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£250 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £228 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -13.11%
UNIX
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
42 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 39.25% 44.83% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 23
Average daily rate £225 £338 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £104 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

UNIX
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 UNIX within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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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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 -4 16 £250 -33.33% 6
UNIX
Northern Ireland

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 29 (67.44%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) Windows
3 19 (44.19%) Solaris
4 16 (37.21%) Firewall
5 15 (34.88%) Java
6 14 (32.56%) Sun
6 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (27.91%) Finance
8 12 (27.91%) Validation
8 12 (27.91%) ITIL
9 11 (25.58%) DMZ
9 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing
9 11 (25.58%) Reverse Proxy
10 10 (23.26%) Banking
10 10 (23.26%) Shell Script
10 10 (23.26%) Oracle
11 9 (20.93%) KDB
12 8 (18.60%) SQL
12 8 (18.60%) J2EE
12 8 (18.60%) DNS
12 8 (18.60%) Middleware
13 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
14 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
14 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
14 6 (13.95%) TIBCO
14 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
14 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
14 6 (13.95%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (11.63%) Perl

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (4.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) Firewall
2 11 (25.58%) DMZ
2 11 (25.58%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (18.60%) DNS
4 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.63%) FTP
5 5 (11.63%) HTTP
5 5 (11.63%) SSL
5 5 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (11.63%) Wireshark
6 3 (6.98%) DHCP
6 3 (6.98%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) KDB
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Ant
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.65%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Assistant Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.33%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Sun Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) J2EE
1 8 (18.60%) Middleware
2 5 (11.63%) SailPoint
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 4 (9.30%) XML
3 4 (9.30%) XSL
4 2 (4.65%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) Struts
5 1 (2.33%) EJB
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) JSP
5 1 (2.33%) XSLT
5 1 (2.33%) HTML
5 1 (2.33%) Spring
5 1 (2.33%) JSF
5 1 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) MyBatis
5 1 (2.33%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (2.33%) JiBX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Equities
4 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) Windows
3 19 (44.19%) Solaris
4 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Validation
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.63%) Identity Management
3 5 (11.63%) Information Security
3 5 (11.63%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (11.63%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (11.63%) SIEM
3 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (11.63%) Analytics
3 5 (11.63%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) ETL
5 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.65%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Java
2 10 (23.26%) Shell Script
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.63%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) CCNA
1 5 (11.63%) CISSP
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.63%) GIAC
1 5 (11.63%) SSCP
1 5 (11.63%) GCIH
1 5 (11.63%) CEH
1 5 (11.63%) GPEN
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PMP
2 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.63%) Snort
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) OPNET
2 4 (9.30%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (2.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Sun
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) TIBCO
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) ArcSight
4 5 (11.63%) LogLogic
5 4 (9.30%) Actimize
5 4 (9.30%) IBM
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.65%) Infoblox
6 2 (4.65%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (4.65%) VMware
6 2 (4.65%) Cognos
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.33%) Reuters