Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Unix Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Support
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 77 -
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £385 -
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +30.00% -13.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 356 547 299
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.23% 94.97% 96.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 415 180
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +15.38% +14.40%
10th Percentile £300 £293 £163
90th Percentile £525 £538 £458
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 11 31
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.00 £14.56 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +2.18% -6.56%
10th Percentile £9.68 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.50 £21.00 £30.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

Unix Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured Unix Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Support in Northern Ireland

Unix Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix Support in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Support in Northern Ireland