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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.69% 7.93% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.25% 34.21% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Median daily rate £463 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £220 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £620 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
16 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.68% 23.17% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 9
Median daily rate £475 £488 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £214 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 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 31 May 2016, 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Symantec
4 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 4 (22.22%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (16.67%) Drools
5 3 (16.67%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) JPA
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Spring Security
5 3 (16.67%) DB2
5 3 (16.67%) JMS
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Forcepoint

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 2 (11.11%) SAS
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) DB2
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) InfluxDB
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
1 1 (5.56%) JBehave
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Grid Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
2 3 (16.67%) Drools
2 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 3 (16.67%) JMS
2 3 (16.67%) JPA
2 3 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Spring Security
3 2 (11.11%) GWT
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) JAXB
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.56%) SAX
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps
1 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) Web Filtering
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) API Development
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) C
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Control-M
2 1 (5.56%) Grafana
2 1 (5.56%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
2 4 (22.22%) Symantec
3 3 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Google
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Splunk
4 2 (11.11%) Sybase
5 1 (5.56%) Axway
5 1 (5.56%) BEA
5 1 (5.56%) CA
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Nokia
5 1 (5.56%) Perforce
5 1 (5.56%) VMware