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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 8 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.08% 7.63% 11.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.58% 34.48% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 8
Median daily rate £550 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £323 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £470 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +5.47%

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
33 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.19% 22.14% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 12
Median daily rate £519 £350 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.21% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 16 (51.61%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) Finance
3 12 (38.71%) Windows
4 11 (35.48%) Unix
4 11 (35.48%) Banking
4 11 (35.48%) DevOps
5 10 (32.26%) Apache
5 10 (32.26%) Python
6 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.81%) Perl
7 8 (25.81%) SQL
7 8 (25.81%) Ansible
7 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
8 7 (22.58%) Ruby
8 7 (22.58%) Docker
8 7 (22.58%) SDLC
9 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
9 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
9 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
9 6 (19.35%) Front Office
10 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
10 5 (16.13%) tcpdump
10 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
10 5 (16.13%) Wireshark
10 5 (16.13%) IaaS
10 5 (16.13%) Server Building
11 4 (12.90%) Puppet
11 4 (12.90%) IIS

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 10 (32.26%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.90%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Akamai
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (3.23%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) tcpdump
1 5 (16.13%) Wireshark
2 3 (9.68%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) ICMP
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) NNTP
3 2 (6.45%) POP3
3 2 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) SMTP
3 2 (6.45%) SNMP
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.23%) FCoE
4 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) HBase
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Mockito
4 1 (3.23%) Spock
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Front Office
4 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 2 (6.45%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (19.35%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Administrator
5 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Front Office Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (12.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Architect
7 3 (9.68%) DevOps Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Linux Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) WebLogic Administrator
8 2 (6.45%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) SOAP
2 3 (9.68%) Spring
3 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) JMS
3 2 (6.45%) JSON
3 2 (6.45%) Kafka
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.23%) CSS3
4 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Derivative
1 3 (9.68%) Equities
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Unix
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) DevOps
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) SDLC
4 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
5 5 (16.13%) Server Building
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Low Latency
7 3 (9.68%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) OOD
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.45%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) Perl
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
4 7 (22.58%) Ruby
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) C++
6 2 (6.45%) Clojure
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) Scala
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) Korn
7 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) GPFS
3 1 (3.23%) HDFS
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) KVM
3 1 (3.23%) LXC
3 1 (3.23%) NFS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.23%) SRDF
3 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Ansible
2 4 (12.90%) Puppet
3 3 (9.68%) Nagios
4 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.68%) IBM
2 3 (9.68%) Sybase
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Dynatrace
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Solace
3 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) DataSynapse
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) SevOne
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) Talarian