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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.16% 6.15% 10.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.83% 29.63% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 11
Average daily rate £500 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £381 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
29 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.66% 20.77% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 18
Average daily rate £450 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £380 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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
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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) Banking
5 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (20.00%) Symantec
6 4 (20.00%) C++
6 4 (20.00%) DB2
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (15.00%) JPA
7 3 (15.00%) Drools
7 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Spring Security
7 3 (15.00%) Spring
7 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) Sybase
7 3 (15.00%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) MediaWiki
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) LDAP
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) BGP
4 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (5.00%) IPsec
4 1 (5.00%) IPv6
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) OSPF
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) DB2
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.00%) HBase
4 1 (5.00%) Impala
4 1 (5.00%) InfluxDB
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Hudson
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Production Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Grid Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Drools
1 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (15.00%) JMS
1 3 (15.00%) JPA
1 3 (15.00%) REST
1 3 (15.00%) Spring
1 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (15.00%) Spring Security
2 2 (10.00%) GWT
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) LAMP
3 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
1 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Unix
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) AIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps
1 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (15.00%) MVC
2 3 (15.00%) Scrum
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) TDD
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (10.00%) Contact Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) iptables
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) Postfix
2 1 (5.00%) Samba
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Control-M
2 1 (5.00%) Grafana
2 1 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (20.00%) Symantec
3 3 (15.00%) Forcepoint
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) Splunk
3 3 (15.00%) Sybase
4 2 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Axway
5 1 (5.00%) BEA
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (5.00%) Hortonworks
5 1 (5.00%) Nokia
5 1 (5.00%) VMware