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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.28% 8.00% 4.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 57.14% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Average daily rate £475 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £485 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £565 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
22 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.03% 14.00% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 21
Average daily rate £375 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 20 (57.14%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) Unix
3 14 (40.00%) Banking
4 13 (37.14%) Java
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
5 12 (34.29%) Big Data
6 11 (31.43%) Perl
7 10 (28.57%) Hadoop
8 9 (25.71%) Oracle
8 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
9 8 (22.86%) Firewall
9 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (22.86%) DevOps
10 7 (20.00%) Apache Spark
10 7 (20.00%) iptables
10 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (20.00%) DNS
10 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (20.00%) Scrum
11 6 (17.14%) Workflow
11 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
11 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
11 6 (17.14%) C++
11 6 (17.14%) Sybase
11 6 (17.14%) Python
11 6 (17.14%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.71%) Confluence
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) MediaWiki
4 1 (2.86%) nginx
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon S3
2 6 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (17.14%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) LDAP
4 3 (8.57%) Network Security
5 2 (5.71%) LAN
5 2 (5.71%) tcpdump
5 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.86%) BGP
6 1 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) IPsec
6 1 (2.86%) IPv6
6 1 (2.86%) OSPF
6 1 (2.86%) SAN
6 1 (2.86%) VoIP
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Big Data
2 10 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 6 (17.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (14.29%) DB2
5 3 (8.57%) Apache Hive
5 3 (8.57%) HBase
5 3 (8.57%) Impala
5 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.86%) MySQL
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Hudson
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Ant
4 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.86%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Front Office
5 1 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.86%) International Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Production Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Big Data Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) XML
2 4 (11.43%) Spring
3 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.71%) JMS
3 2 (5.71%) Middleware
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) Drools
4 1 (2.86%) Ext JS
4 1 (2.86%) J2SE
4 1 (2.86%) Java SE
4 1 (2.86%) JPA
4 1 (2.86%) LAMP
4 1 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.86%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.86%) Spring Security
4 1 (2.86%) Swing
4 1 (2.86%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Algorithms
1 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
2 4 (11.43%) SWIFT
3 3 (8.57%) Wiki
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.86%) Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.86%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) Debian
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
3 8 (22.86%) DevOps
4 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (20.00%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.14%) Workflow
6 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.43%) Contact Management
6 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 4 (11.43%) Workflow Management
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) OO
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
3 11 (31.43%) Perl
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 6 (17.14%) C++
5 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
5 6 (17.14%) Python
5 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.57%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby
6 3 (8.57%) Scala
7 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Korn
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Basel III
2 1 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) iptables
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) NFS
4 1 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) Postfix
4 1 (2.86%) Samba
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.86%) Control-M
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.14%) Splunk
2 6 (17.14%) Sybase
3 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
3 3 (8.57%) Symantec
4 2 (5.71%) Forcepoint
4 2 (5.71%) Hortonworks
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Axway
5 1 (2.86%) BEA
5 1 (2.86%) CA
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Informatica
5 1 (2.86%) Nokia