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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 12 17 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Contract jobs citing UNIX 17 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.88% 3.68% 3.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.96% 19.23% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 9
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£525 £288 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.60% -47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £218 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+23.89% -5.83%
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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
27 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.45% 19.12% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 33
Average daily rate £525 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £244 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) Banking
4 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
5 9 (37.50%) Java
5 9 (37.50%) Linux
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Front Office
7 6 (25.00%) Investment Banking
7 6 (25.00%) JIRA
7 6 (25.00%) Perl
8 5 (20.83%) Project Management
8 5 (20.83%) Derivative
9 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (16.67%) Spring
9 4 (16.67%) Equities
9 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.50%) Sybase
10 3 (12.50%) VBA
10 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 3 (12.50%) SunGard
10 3 (12.50%) J2EE
10 3 (12.50%) Global One
10 3 (12.50%) UniData
10 3 (12.50%) UniBasic

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (12.50%) UniData
3 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Ant
2 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.33%) ClearQuest
2 2 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (25.00%) Front Office
4 2 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Migration Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.17%) GUI Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Flex Developer
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Spring
2 3 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (8.33%) J2SE
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Flex
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) JSF
4 1 (4.17%) FpML
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Derivative
2 4 (16.67%) Equities
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Release Management
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (12.50%) UniBasic
6 3 (12.50%) VBA
7 2 (8.33%) Korn
7 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.17%) VBScript
8 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.17%) C#
8 1 (4.17%) C++
8 1 (4.17%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Sybase
2 3 (12.50%) SunGard
3 2 (8.33%) Remedy
3 2 (8.33%) Teradata
3 2 (8.33%) NetApp
3 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.33%) Solace
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.17%) Actimize
4 1 (4.17%) Tradeweb
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) IBM