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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 8 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Unix 21 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 16.80% 4.92% 6.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.50% 21.43% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 4
Median daily rate £575 £475 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+54.88% -35.43%

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
40 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.00% 22.95% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 6
Median daily rate £513 £375 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £163 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Unix.

1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 17 (62.96%) Linux
3 13 (48.15%) Java
4 12 (44.44%) Python
5 11 (40.74%) SQL
5 11 (40.74%) Banking
6 10 (37.04%) Perl
6 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (29.63%) Spring
9 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
9 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
9 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
10 6 (22.22%) Puppet
10 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
10 6 (22.22%) Open Source
10 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
10 6 (22.22%) Low Latency
10 6 (22.22%) Ansible
10 6 (22.22%) SDLC
10 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
11 5 (18.52%) OO
11 5 (18.52%) JMS
11 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
12 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
12 4 (14.81%) Lucene
12 4 (14.81%) Derivative
12 4 (14.81%) Apache Solr
12 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Pig
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Solr
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) ICMP
2 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) NNTP
2 2 (7.41%) POP3
2 2 (7.41%) SMTP
2 2 (7.41%) SNMP
2 2 (7.41%) TACACS
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) FTP
3 1 (3.70%) NX-OS
3 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
2 4 (14.81%) Big Data
2 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.81%) DB2
2 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.81%) Impala
2 4 (14.81%) MarkLogic
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) Riak
3 2 (7.41%) HBase
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) JUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Gradle
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Mockito
4 1 (3.70%) Spock
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Front Office
5 1 (3.70%) German Language
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Big Data Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (7.41%) NoSQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Perl Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Spring
2 5 (18.52%) JMS
3 4 (14.81%) Kafka
3 4 (14.81%) Lucene
3 4 (14.81%) SOAP
3 4 (14.81%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 3 (11.11%) Protocol Buffers
5 2 (7.41%) Apache Avro
5 2 (7.41%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE
5 2 (7.41%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) CSS3
6 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.70%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) Node.js
6 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Derivative
3 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.11%) Reference Data
4 2 (7.41%) CMDB
4 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.41%) Equities
4 2 (7.41%) iSeries
4 2 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Tandem
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.70%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.70%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (7.41%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 6 (22.22%) Low Latency
2 6 (22.22%) Open Source
2 6 (22.22%) SDLC
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (18.52%) OO
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
4 4 (14.81%) OOD
4 4 (14.81%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) High-Frequency Trading
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) Python
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Perl
5 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
6 4 (14.81%) R
7 3 (11.11%) PHP
7 3 (11.11%) Ruby
7 3 (11.11%) Scala
7 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (7.41%) C#
9 1 (3.70%) C++
9 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.70%) Korn
9 1 (3.70%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) MiFID
2 1 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.70%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) NFS
1 2 (7.41%) RACF
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) GPFS
2 1 (3.70%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Ansible
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) Nagios
5 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) SaltStack
2 2 (7.41%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Informatica
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Perforce
3 1 (3.70%) SevOne
3 1 (3.70%) Solace
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk