The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.85% 5.26% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 20.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £463 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +88.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
Linux
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 37.04% 26.32% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 6
Median daily rate £450 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +63.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Bedford region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Linux
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle