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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 21 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.75% 14.68% 5.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 47.76% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 31 16
Average daily rate
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- £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
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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
6 67 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.26% 30.73% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 62 32
Average daily rate £555 £484 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £611
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) RAD
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (20.00%) Reuters
4 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) RAD
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Reuters
1 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg