The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 4 17 8
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9  
Contract jobs citing Unix 56 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 26.29% 5.31% 13.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.12% 26.09% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 1 8
Median daily rate £429 £351 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.32% +63.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £351 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £351 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -1.40%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 86 23 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 40.38% 20.35% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 13 19
Median daily rate £424 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £108 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +16.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in County Antrim

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in County Antrim

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in County Antrim over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in County Antrim

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in County Antrim

Unix
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Belfast +13 54 £429 +22.32% 2
Unix
Northern Ireland

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Unix.

1 65 (89.04%) Linux
2 46 (63.01%) Finance
3 35 (47.95%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (43.84%) Banking
5 31 (42.47%) KDB
6 30 (41.10%) Perl
7 28 (38.36%) Solaris
7 28 (38.36%) Kdb+
8 26 (35.62%) Java
9 20 (27.40%) SQL
9 20 (27.40%) Front Office
10 19 (26.03%) FIX Protocol
11 18 (24.66%) Analytics
12 17 (23.29%) Low Latency
13 16 (21.92%) C++
14 15 (20.55%) Market Making
15 14 (19.18%) Multithreading
15 14 (19.18%) Equities
15 14 (19.18%) OOP
15 14 (19.18%) OOA/OOD
15 14 (19.18%) OO
16 10 (13.70%) Virtual Team
17 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
18 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
18 7 (9.59%) Equity Derivative
19 6 (8.22%) Sybase
19 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
20 5 (6.85%) TDD
20 5 (6.85%) N-Tier

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) EngageOne
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (1.37%) NAS
2 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (42.47%) KDB
2 28 (38.36%) Kdb+
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.37%) Sybase ASE
General
1 46 (63.01%) Finance
2 32 (43.84%) Banking
3 20 (27.40%) Front Office
4 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Billing
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (89.04%) Developer
2 28 (38.36%) KDB Developer
3 20 (27.40%) Senior Developer
4 15 (20.55%) Java Developer
5 14 (19.18%) C++ Developer
6 13 (17.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Senior C++ Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Senior SQL Developer
7 7 (9.59%) SQL Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Sybase Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Database Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Front Office C++ Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Front Office Developer
10 2 (2.74%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Exchange Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Murex Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.37%) Applications Developer
11 1 (1.37%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.03%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.74%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.37%) EJB
3 1 (1.37%) FpML
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
3 1 (1.37%) JDBC
3 1 (1.37%) JSON
3 1 (1.37%) JSP
3 1 (1.37%) Murex MxML
3 1 (1.37%) Servlets
3 1 (1.37%) XML
3 1 (1.37%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (47.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (19.18%) Equities
3 10 (13.70%) Virtual Team
4 7 (9.59%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (6.85%) N-Tier
6 4 (5.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.74%) Derivative
8 2 (2.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (89.04%) Linux
2 28 (38.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Analytics
2 17 (23.29%) Low Latency
3 15 (20.55%) Market Making
4 14 (19.18%) Multithreading
4 14 (19.18%) OO
4 14 (19.18%) OOA/OOD
4 14 (19.18%) OOP
5 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.85%) Client Onboarding
6 5 (6.85%) Defect Management
6 5 (6.85%) TDD
7 4 (5.48%) Information Security
7 4 (5.48%) Integration Testing
7 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.11%) Data Analytics
8 3 (4.11%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (4.11%) Index Arbitrage
9 2 (2.74%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) Perl
2 26 (35.62%) Java
3 20 (27.40%) SQL
4 16 (21.92%) C++
5 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.37%) C#
6 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Sybase
2 4 (5.48%) Bloomberg
2 4 (5.48%) Fidessa
2 4 (5.48%) NYFIX
3 2 (2.74%) Murex
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Sun
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
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