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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 12 35
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 13.49% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 46.77% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 26 10
Average daily rate
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- £650 £523
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.33% -6.25%
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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
7 62 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.98% 28.84% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 57 35
Average daily rate £555 £480 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -12.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Ant
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Scala
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Perforce
5 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Derivative
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) JDBC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Documentum
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) CloverETL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Ant
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Build and Release Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Build Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) JDBC
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) Servlets
2 1 (10.00%) STL
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) SGML
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) JSTL
2 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (20.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Perforce
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) Reuters
2 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg