Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 December 2018 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.

Unix
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 11 26
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15 -9
Contract jobs citing Unix 28 117 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 8.21% 21.95% 5.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.84% 69.64% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 100 10
County Antrim median daily rate £330 £418 £548
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -23.65% +75.20%
10th Percentile £308 £301 £445
90th Percentile £458 £557 £588
Northern Ireland median daily rate £335 £414 £548
% change year-on-year -19.13% -24.34% +75.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £15.00 -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 74 168 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 21.70% 31.52% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 130 50
County Antrim median daily rate £328 £414 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.94% +1.04% +31.20%
10th Percentile £308 £302 £138
90th Percentile £460 £564 £565
Northern Ireland median daily rate £325 £413 £410
% change year-on-year -21.21% +0.61% +31.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
County Antrim median hourly rate £11.78 £11.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -4.17% -21.31%
10th Percentile £10.02 £8.45 £10.00
90th Percentile £22.75 £14.73 £13.50
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.78 £11.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +2.43% -4.17% -21.31%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

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 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -8 28 £330 -21.05% 4
Unix
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Unix.

1 17 (60.71%) SQL
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 15 (53.57%) QA
2 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (50.00%) Python
4 13 (46.43%) Issue Tracking
4 13 (46.43%) Selenium
4 13 (46.43%) JIRA
4 13 (46.43%) TestComplete
5 12 (42.86%) Requirements Management
5 12 (42.86%) Linux
5 12 (42.86%) HP
5 12 (42.86%) Banking
5 12 (42.86%) HP ALM
6 7 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (25.00%) VBScript
6 7 (25.00%) Degree
6 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (21.43%) C++
7 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.86%) C
8 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
9 4 (14.29%) Low Latency
9 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (14.29%) Self-Motivation

Unix
Co-occurring 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 (3.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.57%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) BGP
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) IPsec
1 3 (10.71%) L2TP
1 3 (10.71%) OpenVPN
1 3 (10.71%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) JIRA
1 13 (46.43%) Selenium
1 13 (46.43%) TestComplete
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Automation Tester
1 5 (17.86%) C++ Developer
1 5 (17.86%) Developer
1 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Tester
2 4 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (3.57%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 4 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Solaris
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
2 13 (46.43%) Issue Tracking
3 12 (42.86%) Requirements Management
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
6 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) BDD
7 3 (10.71%) Microservices
7 3 (10.71%) QA Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) SOA
7 3 (10.71%) TDD
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.14%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (25.00%) VBScript
4 6 (21.43%) C++
5 5 (17.86%) C
6 3 (10.71%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (10.71%) CCNA
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) QA
2 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) HP ALM
2 2 (7.14%) Prometheus
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.57%) VMware