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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 18.46% 10.11% 20.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 36.00% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 10
Average daily rate
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£200 £210 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £282 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.26% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
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
24 25 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 36.92% 28.09% 57.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 29
Average daily rate £188 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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 -1 12 £200 -4.76% 4
UNIX
Northern Ireland

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 16 (69.57%) Oracle
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Web Services
4 10 (43.48%) Java
4 10 (43.48%) Shell Script
5 9 (39.13%) XSL
5 9 (39.13%) Banking
5 9 (39.13%) Actimize
6 8 (34.78%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
9 3 (13.04%) Release Management
9 3 (13.04%) MS Office
9 3 (13.04%) Citrix
9 3 (13.04%) DNS
10 2 (8.70%) AIX
10 2 (8.70%) Solaris
10 2 (8.70%) DHCP
10 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
10 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
10 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (8.70%) Project Management
10 2 (8.70%) Ant
10 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (8.70%) WebLogic

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (4.35%) FTP
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) KDB
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Ant
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 9 (39.13%) XSL
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) EJB
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (4.35%) Struts
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) JSF
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.35%) Struts2
4 1 (4.35%) JiBX
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) AIX
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Release Management
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) People Management
3 1 (4.35%) Server Building
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) MVC
3 1 (4.35%) Validation
3 1 (4.35%) Information Security
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) DNA
3 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Shell Script
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Jython
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCNA
1 1 (4.35%) CISSP
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (4.35%) SSCP
1 1 (4.35%) GIAC
1 1 (4.35%) GCIH
1 1 (4.35%) CEH
1 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) GPEN
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.35%) OPNET
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.35%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) Actimize
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Reuters
5 2 (8.70%) Bloomberg
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.35%) LogLogic
6 1 (4.35%) Twitter
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Sun
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Sybase