This - combined with inflation data for September which came in below expectations, at a five-year low - has pushed back expectations of the first hike in interest rates.
"This morning's U.K. unemployment figure has once again surprised to the downside... and is welcome news, but is unlikely to sway any more MPC (Monetary Policy Committee) members to vote for rate hikes beyond the existing two that have," Angus Campbell, senior analyst at FxPro, said in a note following the release of the data.
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"We wait to see what the release of next Wednesday's minutes reveal but with inflation tumbling, key business and confidence surveys also coming off the boil and wage inflation still subdued, rate expectations for the BoE have been pushed right back."
Analysts at Daiwa Capital Markets said earlier on Wednesday that they did not expect a rise in rates until the second half of 2015.