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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 13 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Unix 11 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.59% 13.53% 3.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.93% 62.07% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 3
Average daily rate £500 £525 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +82.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £335 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +27.27%
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
29 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.66% 21.80% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 17
Average daily rate £450 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
4 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 4 (30.77%) REST
4 4 (30.77%) Symantec
4 4 (30.77%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
4 4 (30.77%) JMS
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Web Filtering
5 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) JPA
5 3 (23.08%) Drools
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Forcepoint
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Spring Security
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) SNA
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) Impala
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) HBase
2 1 (7.69%) InfluxDB
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Spark SQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Sqoop
2 1 (7.69%) UniData
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Log4j
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Java Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Report Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
1 4 (30.77%) JMS
1 4 (30.77%) REST
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) Drools
2 3 (23.08%) JPA
2 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Spring Security
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) GWT
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) JAXB
3 1 (7.69%) JMX
3 1 (7.69%) JSTL
3 1 (7.69%) Lucene
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.69%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Equities
1 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps
1 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Web Filtering
3 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Collateral Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flume
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (7.69%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Control-M
2 1 (7.69%) Grafana
2 1 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
2 4 (30.77%) Symantec
3 3 (23.08%) Forcepoint
4 2 (15.38%) Sybase
5 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (7.69%) Axway
5 1 (7.69%) BEA
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) Palantir
5 1 (7.69%) Sencha
5 1 (7.69%) Splunk
5 1 (7.69%) VMware