The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX 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 UNIX over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 19 7 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.48% 17.84% 5.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 51.35% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 35 15
Average daily rate
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£550 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £28.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.60% -17.64%
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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
8 74 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.96% 34.74% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 66 28
Average daily rate £550 £545 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £175 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Canary Wharf region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Canary Wharf region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing UNIX 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 UNIX.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) RAD
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
4 1 (16.67%) Economics
4 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Reuters
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) UML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing UNIX 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 UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) RAD
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Reuters