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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 16 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.19% 1.00% 6.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.89% 8.33% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 18
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£525 £288 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.60% -45.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £288 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £288 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +18.64%
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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
36 12 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.05% 12.00% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 50
Average daily rate £400 £555 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.92% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram 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

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Banking
3 11 (47.83%) Shell Script
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) Perl
4 10 (43.48%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) Investment Banking
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 6 (26.09%) Front Office
6 6 (26.09%) Derivative
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
8 4 (17.39%) Sybase
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) Spring
8 4 (17.39%) Equities
8 4 (17.39%) JIRA
8 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
9 3 (13.04%) Apache Flex
9 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (13.04%) Global One
9 3 (13.04%) UniData
9 3 (13.04%) UniBasic
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (13.04%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (13.04%) Korn

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) DB2
3 3 (13.04%) Informix
3 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.04%) UniData
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Ant
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Banking
3 7 (30.43%) Investment Banking
4 6 (26.09%) Front Office
5 2 (8.70%) Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Perl Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.35%) GUI Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Flex Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Spring
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Flex
2 3 (13.04%) Moose
2 3 (13.04%) J2EE
3 2 (8.70%) J2SE
3 2 (8.70%) JSF
4 1 (4.35%) FpML
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Derivative
2 4 (17.39%) Equities
3 3 (13.04%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
3 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Release Management
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
1 11 (47.83%) Shell Script
2 10 (43.48%) Perl
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) UniBasic
3 3 (13.04%) Korn
3 3 (13.04%) VBA
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Sybase
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) SunGard
4 2 (8.70%) Teradata
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
4 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.70%) Solace
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Actimize
5 1 (4.35%) Tradeweb
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg