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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 16 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.00% 17.05% 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 50.00% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 3
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £121 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £463 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +9.85%
Unix
UK

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
16 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.00% 34.09% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 12
Median daily rate £300 £206 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -45.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £109 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £475 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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
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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 4 £350 +0.07% 4
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) Peregrine
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (45.45%) Network Management
1 5 (45.45%) Change Control
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database

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 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) JDeveloper
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Network Support
1 5 (45.45%) Network Support Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) E-Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Web UI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
1 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Control
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Network Management
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Peregrine
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft