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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 5 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 24 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 21.82% 9.41% 18.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.06% 40.00% 69.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 18
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£177 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.91% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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
47 20 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 42.73% 23.53% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 18
Average daily rate £171 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.37% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £110 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.16 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
County Antrim +6 23 £178 -40.83% 8
County Londonderry - - - -
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UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 27 (50.00%) Linux
2 23 (42.59%) Java
3 21 (38.89%) Windows
4 20 (37.04%) Finance
5 19 (35.19%) Banking
5 19 (35.19%) SQL
5 19 (35.19%) Oracle
6 18 (33.33%) Solaris
7 16 (29.63%) Firewall
8 15 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (24.07%) J2EE
9 13 (24.07%) Sun
10 12 (22.22%) ITIL
10 12 (22.22%) Sybase
10 12 (22.22%) Perl
11 11 (20.37%) DMZ
11 11 (20.37%) Validation
11 11 (20.37%) Investment Banking
11 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
11 11 (20.37%) Reverse Proxy
12 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
13 8 (14.81%) DNS
13 8 (14.81%) Middleware
13 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
14 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
14 7 (12.96%) SQR
14 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
14 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
14 7 (12.96%) Spring

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 6 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Project
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Firewall
2 11 (20.37%) Reverse Proxy
2 11 (20.37%) DMZ
3 8 (14.81%) DNS
4 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.26%) SSL
5 5 (9.26%) FTP
5 5 (9.26%) HTTP
5 5 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (9.26%) Wireshark
6 3 (5.56%) LDAP
6 3 (5.56%) DHCP
7 1 (1.85%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) KDB
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Maven
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 19 (35.19%) Banking
3 11 (20.37%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.70%) Front Office
5 2 (3.70%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.85%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.41%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Assistant Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Technical Support
9 1 (1.85%) Desktop Support
9 1 (1.85%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Sun Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) J2EE
2 8 (14.81%) Middleware
3 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
3 7 (12.96%) Spring
4 5 (9.26%) Spring Integration
4 5 (9.26%) SailPoint
5 3 (5.56%) SOAP
6 2 (3.70%) Struts
6 2 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (1.85%) Swing
7 1 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.26%) Credit Risk
4 3 (5.56%) Equities
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.00%) Linux
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 18 (33.33%) Solaris
4 15 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Validation
2 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
3 6 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (9.26%) Identity Management
4 5 (9.26%) Information Security
4 5 (9.26%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (9.26%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (9.26%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (9.26%) SIEM
4 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.41%) Analytics
6 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.56%) ETL
7 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) Perl
4 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 7 (12.96%) SQR
6 7 (12.96%) Korn
6 7 (12.96%) C-shell
7 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.70%) C++
10 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) CCNA
1 5 (9.26%) CISSP
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (9.26%) SSCP
1 5 (9.26%) GIAC
1 5 (9.26%) GCIH
1 5 (9.26%) CEH
1 5 (9.26%) GPEN
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.85%) PMP
2 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.26%) Snort
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) OPNET
2 4 (7.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.85%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle
2 13 (24.07%) Sun
3 12 (22.22%) Sybase
4 6 (11.11%) TIBCO
5 5 (9.26%) ArcSight
5 5 (9.26%) LogLogic
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco
6 4 (7.41%) IBM
6 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.70%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (3.70%) Reuters
7 2 (3.70%) Bloomberg
7 2 (3.70%) Ab Initio
7 2 (3.70%) VMware
7 2 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) Business Objects
7 2 (3.70%) SAP
7 2 (3.70%) Cognos
Belfast, County Antrim
TEKsystems
Rate: £177 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northern Ireland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £160 - £175 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Real Time Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 13 days ago