The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 13 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.72% 1.45% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+340.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
UNIX
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
12 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 20.69% 39.13% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 7
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Bedford region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

UNIX
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark