The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 10 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.91% 17.95% 7.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.03% 34.43% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 10
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£210 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +6.55%
Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 61 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.69% 52.14% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 13
Average daily rate £350 £300 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
UNIX
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UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
County Antrim -4 9 £210 -23.63% 7
County Londonderry - - - - 1
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UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) Oracle
4 11 (45.83%) Java
4 11 (45.83%) Banking
5 10 (41.67%) PL/SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
7 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
8 6 (25.00%) Credit Risk
8 6 (25.00%) Spring
9 5 (20.83%) Migration
9 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
9 5 (20.83%) Solaris
9 5 (20.83%) J2EE
9 5 (20.83%) Business Objects
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (12.50%) Linux
11 3 (12.50%) Cognos
11 3 (12.50%) ETL
11 3 (12.50%) SAP
11 3 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (12.50%) T-SQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (12.50%) General Ledger
5 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) DBA
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Cognos Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
2 6 (25.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.83%) J2EE
4 3 (12.50%) Spring Integration
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (4.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Solaris
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.50%) ETL
2 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.17%) SIEM
4 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Korn
5 3 (12.50%) C-shell
6 2 (8.33%) SQR
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CISSP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) SSCP
1 1 (4.17%) GIAC
1 1 (4.17%) GCIH
1 1 (4.17%) CEH
1 1 (4.17%) GPEN
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) OPNET
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Business Objects
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Cognos
3 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Sybase
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.17%) LogLogic
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Rate: £120.00 per day
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