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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.60% 6.20% 6.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 25.81% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate
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£485 £638 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.92% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £496 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £650 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
18 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 16.22% 24.03% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 25
Average daily rate £450 £506 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £410 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £638 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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 4 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 4 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 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Middleware
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) JUnit
4 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) JMS
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) Maven
4 4 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Korn
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (25.00%) LDAP
5 3 (25.00%) Apache
5 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (25.00%) HTTP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 2 (16.67%) Mule
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) FCoE
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (8.33%) Multicast
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) VisualVM
3 2 (16.67%) YourKit
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) JMS
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) XML Messaging
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) XSD
3 2 (16.67%) XSL
3 2 (16.67%) JPA
3 2 (16.67%) Drools
3 2 (16.67%) JTA
3 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Code Coverage
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (16.67%) BPMN
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Korn
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Jython
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
2 1 (8.33%) SRDF
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) BMC
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Axway
2 2 (16.67%) Atomikos
3 1 (8.33%) DataSynapse
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) VMware