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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 7 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 23 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.40% 6.56% 7.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.50% 29.63% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 1
Median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
40 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.00% 22.13% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 6
Median daily rate £513 £388 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% -20.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £163 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 18 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) Unix
2 17 (47.22%) Finance
3 16 (44.44%) Python
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
5 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (36.11%) Banking
5 13 (36.11%) Perl
6 12 (33.33%) DevOps
7 11 (30.56%) Ansible
8 9 (25.00%) SDLC
9 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
9 8 (22.22%) Ruby
9 8 (22.22%) Windows
9 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 7 (19.44%) Apache
10 7 (19.44%) Puppet
10 7 (19.44%) IaaS
10 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
11 6 (16.67%) Docker
11 6 (16.67%) Low Latency
11 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
11 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (16.67%) XML
11 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 5 (13.89%) Front Office
12 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking

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 7 (19.44%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.78%) DataSynapse
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (19.44%) IaaS
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) tcpdump
1 5 (13.89%) Wireshark
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) ICMP
3 2 (5.56%) NNTP
3 2 (5.56%) POP3
3 2 (5.56%) SMTP
3 2 (5.56%) SNMP
4 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.78%) FCoE
4 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.78%) FTP
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) SSH
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.11%) HBase
2 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.33%) Big Data
3 3 (8.33%) DB2
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) JUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.56%) JBehave
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) Gradle
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Maven
5 1 (2.78%) Mockito
5 1 (2.78%) Spock
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Front Office
3 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Architect
7 4 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Linux Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 3 (8.33%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) SOAP
3 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 4 (11.11%) Spring
4 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) JSON
4 3 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Avro
5 2 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE
5 2 (5.56%) JMS
5 2 (5.56%) Middleware
5 2 (5.56%) Protocol Buffers
5 2 (5.56%) XSLT
6 1 (2.78%) J2SE
6 1 (2.78%) Rendezvous
6 1 (2.78%) STL
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Derivative
2 3 (8.33%) Equities
3 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.56%) CMDB
3 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.56%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Unix
2 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 5 (13.89%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) Android
4 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) DevOps
3 9 (25.00%) SDLC
4 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
5 5 (13.89%) Server Building
6 4 (11.11%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) OOD
6 4 (11.11%) Open Source
7 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Android Development
8 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) Python
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 13 (36.11%) Perl
5 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 8 (22.22%) Ruby
6 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.33%) PHP
8 2 (5.56%) C++
8 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.78%) C#
9 1 (2.78%) Clojure
9 1 (2.78%) Korn
9 1 (2.78%) Scala
9 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) MiFID
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) GPFS
3 1 (2.78%) HDFS
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) KVM
3 1 (2.78%) LXC
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.78%) SRDF
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Ansible
2 7 (19.44%) Puppet
3 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.33%) Nagios
5 1 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.89%) Sybase
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.56%) Solace
4 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.78%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.78%) Intel
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp
5 1 (2.78%) SevOne
5 1 (2.78%) Splunk
5 1 (2.78%) Talarian
5 1 (2.78%) VMware