The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 22 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.46% 23.89% 18.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.89% 41.54% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 14
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£288 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £260 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £28.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.60% -17.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 65 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.71% 57.52% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 17
Average daily rate £315 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -2 22 £288 +4.54% 9
County Londonderry - - - -
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UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) Finance
3 19 (61.29%) Java
3 19 (61.29%) Banking
4 16 (51.61%) Oracle
5 13 (41.94%) Sybase
5 13 (41.94%) Investment Banking
6 12 (38.71%) Spring
6 12 (38.71%) Hibernate
7 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
7 10 (32.26%) Credit Risk
8 9 (29.03%) Korn
8 9 (29.03%) C-shell
8 9 (29.03%) Perl
9 8 (25.81%) SQR
9 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
10 7 (22.58%) J2EE
10 7 (22.58%) Spring Integration
10 7 (22.58%) Maven
11 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
12 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
12 5 (16.13%) Business Objects
12 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
12 5 (16.13%) Solaris
12 5 (16.13%) Financial Institution
12 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
13 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.90%) Windows
14 3 (9.68%) SAP
14 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (9.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.23%) Multicast
2 1 (3.23%) FTP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Maven
General
1 21 (67.74%) Finance
2 19 (61.29%) Banking
3 13 (41.94%) Investment Banking
4 5 (16.13%) Financial Institution
5 3 (9.68%) General Ledger
6 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Cognos Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Hibernate
1 12 (38.71%) Spring
2 7 (22.58%) Spring Integration
2 7 (22.58%) J2EE
3 2 (6.45%) Struts
4 1 (3.23%) Swing
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Equities
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Solaris
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) ETL
1 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
1 3 (9.68%) Data Mapping
1 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
2 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.45%) Migration
2 2 (6.45%) Project Management
3 1 (3.23%) Change Management
3 1 (3.23%) Information Security
3 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.23%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
3 1 (3.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 19 (61.29%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Perl
4 9 (29.03%) Korn
4 9 (29.03%) C-shell
5 8 (25.81%) SQR
5 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
6 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) CISSP
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) SSCP
1 1 (3.23%) GIAC
1 1 (3.23%) GCIH
1 1 (3.23%) CEH
1 1 (3.23%) GPEN
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (3.23%) OPNET
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
2 13 (41.94%) Sybase
3 5 (16.13%) Business Objects
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) SAP
5 3 (9.68%) Cognos
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.23%) Actimize
7 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.23%) LogLogic
7 1 (3.23%) Sun
7 1 (3.23%) Reuters
7 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
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