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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 3 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.78% 2.56% 15.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.21% 42.86% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 31
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£463 - £650
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.47%
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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
33 7 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.84% 5.98% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 63
Average daily rate £463 £555 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 15 (57.69%) Banking
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 12 (46.15%) Shell Script
3 12 (46.15%) Perl
3 12 (46.15%) Oracle
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) Java
5 10 (38.46%) Linux
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 8 (30.77%) Investment Banking
8 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) Derivative
9 6 (23.08%) Front Office
9 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
10 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
10 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
10 5 (19.23%) Maven
11 4 (15.38%) Equities
11 4 (15.38%) JIRA
11 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
11 4 (15.38%) Windows
11 4 (15.38%) Sybase
11 4 (15.38%) Project Management
11 4 (15.38%) Change Management
11 4 (15.38%) SDLC
12 3 (11.54%) Solace
12 3 (11.54%) Moose
12 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
12 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
12 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SSH
2 1 (3.85%) Multicast
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) DB2
3 3 (11.54%) Informix
3 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.54%) UniData
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Maven
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Hudson
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.85%) Ant
4 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (57.69%) Banking
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 6 (23.08%) Front Office
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Perl Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Release Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Spring
1 3 (11.54%) Moose
2 2 (7.69%) JSF
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Flex
2 2 (7.69%) J2SE
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) FpML
3 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Derivative
2 4 (15.38%) Equities
3 3 (11.54%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 4 (15.38%) SDLC
4 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Release Management
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Perl
1 12 (46.15%) Shell Script
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.54%) VBA
4 3 (11.54%) UniBasic
4 3 (11.54%) Korn
4 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.69%) Groovy
5 2 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VBScript
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Sybase
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) SunGard
3 3 (11.54%) Solace
4 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.69%) Teradata
4 2 (7.69%) Informatica
4 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.85%) Perforce
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Reuters
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Actimize
5 1 (3.85%) Tradeweb