The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 15.38% - 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £413 - £535
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 £39.50 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +43.63% -29.48%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11 3 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 28.21% 11.54% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 8
Median daily rate £155 £250 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.00% +56.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £71
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £310 £291
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £9.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.81% +16.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Bedford

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Bedford

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (83.33%) Break/Fix
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (33.33%) Process Management
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) JSON

Unix
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (50.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Developer
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Integration Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) Break/Fix
3 2 (33.33%) Process Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle