Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 22 November 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 56 42
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 +22
Contract jobs citing Unix 27 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.92% 1.11% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.98% 5.88% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 14
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -33.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £375 £150 £325
90th Percentile £538 £419 £526
East of England median daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.57% -

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

All Operating Systems
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 159 119 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 23.08% 18.92% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 78 60
Bedfordshire median daily rate £347 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.58% +10.71% -1.75%
10th Percentile £125 £163 £112
90th Percentile £509 £488 £489
East of England median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% - +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 33
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -55.63% +152.44%
10th Percentile £14.05 £11.30 £10.10
90th Percentile £47.47 £44.16 £49.79
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.71% +6.06%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Bedfordshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Bedfordshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Bedfordshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Bedfordshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 7 £425 +183.33%
Dunstable - 6 £404 - 1
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Solaris
4 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) Java
6 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (25.93%) Citrix
7 7 (25.93%) Windows
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco
7 7 (25.93%) Migration
7 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (22.22%) AIX
8 6 (22.22%) Web Services
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Internet
8 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 6 (22.22%) DevOps
8 6 (22.22%) Data Privacy
8 6 (22.22%) SDLC
9 5 (18.52%) Secure Coding
9 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (18.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (18.52%) vSphere
9 5 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (18.52%) Google App Engine

Unix
Co-occurring 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 5 (18.52%) OpenStack
2 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (7.41%) SAS
5 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.70%) Confluence
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (18.52%) Google App Engine
2 5 (18.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (18.52%) IaaS
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.41%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (3.70%) Impala
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.70%) PowerCenter
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.70%) Local Government
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Technical Architect
3 6 (22.22%) DBA
3 6 (22.22%) Security Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (14.81%) Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.70%) AWS Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix Technical Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Linux Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Splunk Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Unix Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) ODBC
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.81%) Private Cloud
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Exalytics
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Solaris
3 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) AIX
5 5 (18.52%) Android
5 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.70%) HPUX
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
1 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
2 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (22.22%) Data Privacy
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps
2 6 (22.22%) SDLC
2 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) Cryptography
3 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (18.52%) Information Security
3 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
3 5 (18.52%) Secure Coding
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (11.11%) Data Security
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Korn
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CISM
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) CCA
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Sun Certification
3 2 (7.41%) VCAP
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) CISA
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (18.52%) vCloud
2 5 (18.52%) vSphere
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) Google
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.41%) CommVault
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) VocaLink
6 1 (3.70%) CA
6 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
6 1 (3.70%) Informatica
6 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (3.70%) Nimsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) Splunk