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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 42 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.88% 4.69% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.04% 16.67% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £230 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -29.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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
69 78 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.38% 28.16% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 43 57
Average daily rate £425 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.30 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Bedford +2 4 £513 +141.17%
Luton -20 1 £275 - 1
Dunstable - - - - 1
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Middleware
2 8 (44.44%) Ajax
3 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) Informatica
4 5 (27.78%) ETL
4 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (22.22%) JSP
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) DB2
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) Struts
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) JBoss
5 4 (22.22%) RAD
5 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
5 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 4 (22.22%) SLA
5 4 (22.22%) AWK
5 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) MyEclipse
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 4 (22.22%) Java EE
5 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.11%) MQSeries
3 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (5.56%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) DB2
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 4 (22.22%) MyEclipse
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 4 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Middleware
1 8 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (22.22%) JSP
2 4 (22.22%) Struts
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) Java EE
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) Spring
2 4 (22.22%) JSF
2 4 (22.22%) ICEfaces
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) WSDL
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
1 5 (27.78%) ETL
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) RAD
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 4 (22.22%) Web Development
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Logistics
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) AWK
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Informatica
2 4 (22.22%) JBoss
2 4 (22.22%) Endeca
2 4 (22.22%) hybris
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle