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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 0 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.42% - 15.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.38% - 50.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 31
Average daily rate
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£450 - £650
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
Linux
London

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
29 6 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.51% 5.26% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 62
Average daily rate £425 £555 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.42% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 August 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 28 August 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 14 (56.00%) Windows
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (40.00%) LDAP
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (36.00%) ITIL
4 9 (36.00%) UNIX
5 8 (32.00%) IIS
5 8 (32.00%) JBoss
5 8 (32.00%) Apache
5 8 (32.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (32.00%) NFS
5 8 (32.00%) SAN
5 8 (32.00%) Service Management
5 8 (32.00%) NAS
5 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (32.00%) VMware
5 8 (32.00%) Marketing
5 8 (32.00%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (28.00%) Banking
6 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.00%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (32.00%) IIS
1 8 (32.00%) JBoss
1 8 (32.00%) Apache
1 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) LDAP
2 8 (32.00%) SAN
2 8 (32.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) Multicast
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Hudson
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Ant
2 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Marketing
3 7 (28.00%) Banking
4 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (8.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (24.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Core Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Spring
2 2 (8.00%) JSF
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (8.00%) Swing
2 2 (8.00%) J2SE
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (20.00%) Derivative
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (8.00%) Equities
4 1 (4.00%) Wiki
4 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (36.00%) UNIX
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Service Management
3 8 (32.00%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) Straight-Through Processing
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Release Management
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) SOA
7 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (8.00%) Change Control
8 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
1 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C++
3 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (16.00%) Perl
5 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) NFS
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) Solace
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Informatica
6 1 (4.00%) Sybase
6 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.00%) Reuters
6 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (4.00%) Perforce
6 1 (4.00%) Talarian
6 1 (4.00%) Google