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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 12 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 27 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 12.16% 13.10% 20.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 47.83% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 5
Median daily rate £575 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £311 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £380 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
81 23 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 36.49% 27.38% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 16 14
Median daily rate £420 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £445 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £11.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 - £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £16.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -3 27 £575 +76.92% 2
Unix
Northern Ireland

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Unix.

1 26 (86.67%) Linux
2 25 (83.33%) Perl
3 24 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (76.67%) KDB
4 23 (76.67%) Solaris
4 23 (76.67%) Kdb+
5 14 (46.67%) Finance
5 14 (46.67%) Analytics
6 12 (40.00%) Java
7 6 (20.00%) Banking
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) N-Tier
9 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
10 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (10.00%) Oracle
11 2 (6.67%) C++
11 2 (6.67%) Murex
11 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
11 2 (6.67%) Low Latency
11 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
11 2 (6.67%) Workflow
11 2 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (6.67%) Derivative
11 2 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
11 2 (6.67%) Workflow Development
11 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
12 1 (3.33%) Time Management

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) EngageOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) NAS
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (76.67%) KDB
1 23 (76.67%) Kdb+
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 23 (76.67%) KDB Developer
3 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Low Latency C++ Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Murex Developer
4 1 (3.33%) DBA
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (3.33%) Perl Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Unix Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) EJB
1 1 (3.33%) FpML
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) JDBC
1 1 (3.33%) JSON
1 1 (3.33%) JSP
1 1 (3.33%) Murex MxML
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (3.33%) Servlets
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.67%) Derivative
3 2 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Linux
2 23 (76.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Analytics
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
2 4 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
3 2 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (6.67%) Low Latency
3 2 (6.67%) Workflow
3 2 (6.67%) Workflow Development
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.33%) High Availability
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.33%) KYC
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) Perl
2 12 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Murex
3 1 (3.33%) VMware