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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 8 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 14.29% 11.69% 10.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 32.14% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
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£178 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £393 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.63%
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
33 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 39.29% 36.36% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 14
Average daily rate £189 £234 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% -19.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £95 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £383 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 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 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -2 12 £178 -47.40% 5
UNIX
Northern Ireland

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 25 (58.14%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) Windows
3 18 (41.86%) Solaris
4 16 (37.21%) Firewall
5 15 (34.88%) Java
6 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (30.23%) Sun
8 12 (27.91%) ITIL
8 12 (27.91%) Finance
9 11 (25.58%) Validation
9 11 (25.58%) Banking
9 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing
9 11 (25.58%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (25.58%) Oracle
9 11 (25.58%) DMZ
10 9 (20.93%) J2EE
10 9 (20.93%) SQL
10 9 (20.93%) KDB
11 8 (18.60%) DNS
11 8 (18.60%) Middleware
12 7 (16.28%) Perl
13 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
13 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
13 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
13 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
13 6 (13.95%) TIBCO
13 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
14 5 (11.63%) ArcSight
14 5 (11.63%) LogLogic

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) Firewall
2 11 (25.58%) Reverse Proxy
2 11 (25.58%) DMZ
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%) Wireshark
5 5 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (6.98%) LDAP
6 3 (6.98%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) KDB
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Front Office
4 2 (4.65%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Assistant Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Sun Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.33%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) J2EE
2 8 (18.60%) Middleware
3 5 (11.63%) SailPoint
4 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.98%) Spring
5 2 (4.65%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) Struts
5 2 (4.65%) XML
6 1 (2.33%) Spring Integration
6 1 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Equities
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) Windows
3 18 (41.86%) Solaris
4 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Validation
2 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.63%) SIEM
3 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (11.63%) Analytics
3 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
3 5 (11.63%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (11.63%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (11.63%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (11.63%) Information Security
3 5 (11.63%) Identity Management
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.98%) ETL
5 3 (6.98%) Multithreading
5 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Java
2 9 (20.93%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) Perl
4 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
4 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) C-shell
5 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.98%) SQR
5 3 (6.98%) Korn
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) GPEN
1 5 (11.63%) CCNA
1 5 (11.63%) CISSP
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.63%) GCIH
1 5 (11.63%) CEH
1 5 (11.63%) GIAC
1 5 (11.63%) SSCP
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
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Sun
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) TIBCO
4 5 (11.63%) ArcSight
4 5 (11.63%) LogLogic
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) IBM
5 4 (9.30%) Sybase
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.65%) VMware
7 2 (4.65%) Infoblox
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.65%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) Cognos
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
7 2 (4.65%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix
8 1 (2.33%) Reuters
8 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg