The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Canary Wharf region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.61% 11.38% 5.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 51.56% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 28 16
Average daily rate
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£275 £575 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.17% +12.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
- +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.73% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 64 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.06% 22.07% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 59 37
Average daily rate £555 £484 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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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
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 July 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (26.67%) Ant
4 4 (26.67%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (20.00%) STL
5 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) Perforce
5 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
5 3 (20.00%) Derivative
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Scala
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Puppet
6 2 (13.33%) Symfony
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (13.33%) Ruby

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) Documentum
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (6.67%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) CloverETL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Ant
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Quantitative Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Build Manager
2 3 (20.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Build and Release Manager
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior PHP Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) STL
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) Symfony
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) SGML
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) JSTL
3 1 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (20.00%) Derivative
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (6.67%) MVVM
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Scala
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Perforce
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) Reuters
2 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg