The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 37 43
Contract jobs citing Unix 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.32% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.79% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+69.56% -42.13%

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
62 56 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.55% 18.06% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 48
Median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £34.53 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.45% +97.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) EFT
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) R
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Integration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) R
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) VMware