The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 30 45 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.67% 1.23% 5.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.95% 8.96% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £264 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.18% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £398 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.47%
UNIX
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 67 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.73% 13.79% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 53 42
Average daily rate £338 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.20 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +20 6 £375 +35.13%
Dunstable - 1 £525 -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (18.75%) AWK
4 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
4 3 (18.75%) Back Office
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) SLA
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) Korn
4 3 (18.75%) C-shell
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) sed
5 2 (12.50%) Bourne shell
5 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (12.50%) Middleware
5 2 (12.50%) ProC
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Sun
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) EMC

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (12.50%) ProC
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Back Office
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior UNIX Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) JSP
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Solaris
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) ETL
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Operations Management
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (6.25%) Use Case
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) AWK
2 3 (18.75%) Korn
2 3 (18.75%) C-shell
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) sed
3 2 (12.50%) Bourne shell
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) SAPscript
4 1 (6.25%) ABAP
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Cognos
2 2 (12.50%) Sun
2 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (6.25%) SAP