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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 17 11 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.55% 16.24% 5.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 56.14% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 26 12
Average daily rate
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£550 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
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 £30.00 £30.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -13.57%
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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
17 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.45% 28.93% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 45 42
Average daily rate £400 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -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 23 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 October 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%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) RAD
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) ION Trading
3 1 (20.00%) Economics
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OO

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) RAD
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (20.00%) ION Trading