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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.70% 2.80% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.82% 15.79% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £650 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £650 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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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 Docklands, London region.

Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.77% 17.76% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 26
Average daily rate £550 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.46 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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
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 30 June 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) Apache
3 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (40.00%) LDAP
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (33.33%) Middleware
4 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 5 (33.33%) JBoss
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) NAS
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) IIS
5 4 (26.67%) NFS
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) HTTP
6 3 (20.00%) JUnit
6 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) Solaris

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (33.33%) JBoss
3 4 (26.67%) IIS
4 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (6.67%) Mule
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LDAP
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) NAS
4 3 (20.00%) HTTP
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) FCoE
6 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) Multicast
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
6 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.67%) HBase
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) VisualVM
2 2 (13.33%) YourKit
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) JMS
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) Drools
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (6.67%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (6.67%) JTA
4 1 (6.67%) Java EE
4 1 (6.67%) JPA
4 1 (6.67%) Rendezvous
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) XSD
4 1 (6.67%) XSL
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Service Management
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) Code Coverage
2 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (13.33%) BPMN
2 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Korn
6 2 (13.33%) Jython
6 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) NFS
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (6.67%) SRDF
4 1 (6.67%) KVM
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
4 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Control-M
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) BMC
6 1 (6.67%) CA
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Intel
6 1 (6.67%) Nortel
6 1 (6.67%) Avaya
6 1 (6.67%) Sun
6 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat