The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 9 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.55% 8.11% 8.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.43% 56.25% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 29
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£550 £613 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £281 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 16 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 23.27% 14.41% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 55
Average daily rate £475 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £288 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Canary Wharf region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Canary Wharf region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Linux 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 Linux.

1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) UNIX
4 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
5 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Maven
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
6 5 (26.32%) NAS
6 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Derivative
6 5 (26.32%) Marketing
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) IIS
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) JMS
6 5 (26.32%) NFS
6 5 (26.32%) SAN
6 5 (26.32%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) JBoss

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Linux 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 Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) IIS
1 5 (26.32%) JBoss
1 5 (26.32%) Apache
1 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
2 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) NAS
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
1 5 (26.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) ClearCase
4 2 (10.53%) ClearQuest
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Marketing
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (10.53%) DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SOA Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Spring
2 5 (26.32%) JMS
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) XSL
3 4 (21.05%) SOAP
3 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) Java EE
3 4 (21.05%) JTA
3 4 (21.05%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) JPA
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware
4 2 (10.53%) JSF
4 2 (10.53%) J2SE
4 2 (10.53%) Swing
4 2 (10.53%) Apache Flex
5 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE
5 1 (5.26%) EJB
5 1 (5.26%) JSP
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Derivative
2 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Equities
2 2 (10.53%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
1 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
2 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Static Code Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Quantitative Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) OOP
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
4 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Korn
6 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (26.32%) NFS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) Solace
4 1 (5.26%) Talarian