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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 17 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.21% 7.82% 5.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.67% 45.16% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 13
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£500 £500 £500
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 £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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
12 31 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.50% 17.32% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 42
Average daily rate £500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £278 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (64.29%) Shell Script
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Spring
7 3 (21.43%) Sybase
7 3 (21.43%) Ant
7 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) Adobe
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) RAD
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Certification

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (14.29%) SQLBase
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
2 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 2 (14.29%) ClearQuest
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Gradle
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) VisualVM
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.14%) JProfiler
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Data Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Economics
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) RAD
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Product Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Shell Script
2 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Korn
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Sybase
2 3 (21.43%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) hybris
4 1 (7.14%) ION Trading
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft