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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 13 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 28 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.23% 12.22% 17.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 42.31% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 4
Median daily rate £575 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £311 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £380 £455
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 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
84 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 36.68% 28.89% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 18 13
Median daily rate £420 £351 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.82% +226.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £443 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.50 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £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 Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 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
County Antrim -4 28 £575 +76.92% 2
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 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 Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland 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