The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.81% 4.12% 6.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 18.18% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
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£550 £650 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £650 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
Linux
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 Docklands, London region.

Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 13.33% 22.68% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 28
Average daily rate £525 £550 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.46 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Docklands, London region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Docklands, London region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Linux 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 Linux.

1 8 (57.14%) SQL
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) Middleware
5 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) JUnit
5 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 4 (28.57%) Perl
5 4 (28.57%) Apache
5 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 4 (28.57%) Python
5 4 (28.57%) LDAP
5 4 (28.57%) JMS
5 4 (28.57%) Spring
5 4 (28.57%) Maven
5 4 (28.57%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Korn
6 3 (21.43%) BladeLogic
6 3 (21.43%) HTTP
6 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Linux 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 Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) JBoss
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Mule
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LDAP
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) FCoE
4 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) DMZ
4 1 (7.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) HBase
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) VisualVM
3 2 (14.29%) YourKit
3 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Software Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 4 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) JMS
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) XSD
3 2 (14.29%) XSL
3 2 (14.29%) Java EE
3 2 (14.29%) JTA
3 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (14.29%) XML Messaging
3 2 (14.29%) JPA
3 2 (14.29%) Drools
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
2 2 (14.29%) Code Coverage
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 2 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Korn
4 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Jython
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) NFS
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) SRDF
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Atomikos
3 2 (14.29%) BMC
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Axway
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) DataSynapse
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Intel
4 1 (7.14%) Nortel