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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.77% 6.81% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.43% 39.39% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
Median daily rate £400 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.60
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.54%
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
35 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 24.82% 17.28% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 6
Median daily rate £375 £400 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £212 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Linux.

1 14 (45.16%) Unix
1 14 (45.16%) Banking
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
4 9 (29.03%) Oracle
5 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
5 6 (19.35%) Spring
5 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
5 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (16.13%) DevOps
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 5 (16.13%) Symantec
7 4 (12.90%) MIMEsweeper
7 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
7 4 (12.90%) MVC
7 4 (12.90%) Firewall
7 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
7 4 (12.90%) Spring MVC
7 4 (12.90%) Network Security
7 4 (12.90%) JPA
7 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (12.90%) Relational Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) SAS
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) GemFire
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) MediaWiki
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) Network Security
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
2 3 (9.68%) LDAP
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) BGP
4 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) IPsec
4 1 (3.23%) IPv6
4 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.23%) OSPF
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) DB2
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.23%) Hazelcast
5 1 (3.23%) HBase
5 1 (3.23%) Impala
5 1 (3.23%) Infinispan
5 1 (3.23%) InfluxDB
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (3.23%) SAS EBI
5 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) Ant
2 1 (3.23%) Hudson
2 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.23%) JBehave
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (45.16%) Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Front Office
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Lead Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Java Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Technical Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Security Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Grid Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Spring
2 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
2 4 (12.90%) JPA
2 4 (12.90%) REST
2 4 (12.90%) Spring MVC
3 3 (9.68%) Drools
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) J2EE
3 3 (9.68%) JMS
3 3 (9.68%) Spring Security
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) GWT
4 2 (6.45%) JAXB
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) LAMP
4 2 (6.45%) SAX
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.45%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Unix
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.68%) AIX
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Debian
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) VMS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.13%) DevOps
2 4 (12.90%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (12.90%) MVC
2 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Scrum
3 3 (9.68%) Service Management
3 3 (9.68%) Software Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.68%) TDD
3 3 (9.68%) Web Filtering
4 2 (6.45%) High Availability
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Kanban
4 2 (6.45%) SDLC
4 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) C
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CCNA
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CITP
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Flume
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) HDFS
3 1 (3.23%) iptables
3 1 (3.23%) Postfix
3 1 (3.23%) Samba
3 1 (3.23%) Squid
3 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (3.23%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.23%) Control-M
2 1 (3.23%) Grafana
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.13%) Symantec
3 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.68%) Forcepoint
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) CA
5 2 (6.45%) Google
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Splunk
5 2 (6.45%) Sybase
6 1 (3.23%) Axway
6 1 (3.23%) BEA
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper