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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 20 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.36% 6.06% 7.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 42.86% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Average daily rate £538 £508 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.91% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £540 £600
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 £36.00 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +86.90%
Unix
London

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
22 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.32% 14.14% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 21
Average daily rate £350 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) Big Data
5 5 (35.71%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) Impala
6 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) Scala
6 4 (28.57%) Apache Hive
6 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Workflow
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Change Control
7 3 (21.43%) HBase
7 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
7 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (14.29%) Puppet
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
8 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
8 2 (14.29%) Hadoop

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) Apache Spark
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Multicast
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) SNA
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Big Data
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Hive
2 4 (28.57%) Impala
3 3 (21.43%) HBase
4 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
5 1 (7.14%) DB2
5 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) Spark SQL
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
2 1 (7.14%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Scala Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Market Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Scala Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Scala Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) D3.js
2 1 (7.14%) GraphX
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) J2SE
2 1 (7.14%) Java SE
2 1 (7.14%) JMS
2 1 (7.14%) Lucene
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) SDLC
2 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Programming
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Scala
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Basel III
2 1 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Palantir
3 1 (7.14%) Perforce
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Solace
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Websense