Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Unix Support was £273 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +34
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.47% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £273 - -
UK median daily rate £405 £309 £375
% change year-on-year +31.17% -17.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.91% +82.56% +65.38%

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 407 545 210
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 96.80% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 438 95
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.24% +26.15% -
10th Percentile £260 £263 £104
90th Percentile £538 £550 £490
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.09% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 8
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.88 £12.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -23.81% -10.00%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.20 £13.18
90th Percentile £21.88 £19.75 £28.63
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.06% -5.20% +14.29%

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

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 18 June 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
County Antrim - 2 £273 -
Unix Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, Unix Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Unix Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle