Period
to 10 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Support was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +37
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 1 0 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 1 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £385 - -
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -13.04% +13.58%

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 547 297 118
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 96.74% 89.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 178 69
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £358 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +14.40% -0.40%
10th Percentile £293 £163 £99
90th Percentile £538 £452 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.56 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.18% -6.56% +2.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £13.16
90th Percentile £21.00 £30.00 £17.35
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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
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 Support within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 10 December 2017. 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
County Antrim - 1 £385 -
Unix Support
UK

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, Unix Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Unix Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Unix Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle