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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.89% 9.27% 15.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 54.29% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 16
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£416 £440 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.39% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £390 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 15.79% 17.07% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 21
Average daily rate £425 £469 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £600 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) UNIX
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 9 (42.86%) Banking
4 7 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) Perl
5 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 5 (23.81%) Middleware
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) BladeLogic
6 5 (23.81%) Spring
6 5 (23.81%) JMS
6 5 (23.81%) JUnit
6 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
6 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
6 5 (23.81%) REST
7 4 (19.05%) Maven
7 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
7 4 (19.05%) AIX
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (14.29%) Solaris
8 3 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) Apache
8 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
8 3 (14.29%) Python

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) Mule
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) Documentum
4 1 (4.76%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LDAP
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) FTP
2 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.76%) SSH
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DMZ
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) DB2
3 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.76%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) VisualVM
4 2 (9.52%) YourKit
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.76%) jMock
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (42.86%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Software Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Middleware Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) JMS
2 5 (23.81%) Middleware
2 5 (23.81%) Spring
2 5 (23.81%) REST
3 3 (14.29%) SOAP
3 3 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) XSD
4 2 (9.52%) XSL
4 2 (9.52%) XML Messaging
4 2 (9.52%) JTA
4 2 (9.52%) Java EE
4 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Camel
4 2 (9.52%) JPA
4 2 (9.52%) Drools
4 2 (9.52%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Equities
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) AIX
4 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (14.29%) SOA
2 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 2 (9.52%) Code Coverage
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) BPMN
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) Perl
3 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) Korn
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.52%) Jython
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Samba
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) BladeLogic
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Control-M
3 1 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) BMC
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
4 2 (9.52%) Nortel
4 2 (9.52%) CA
4 2 (9.52%) Nokia
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
4 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
4 2 (9.52%) Axway
4 2 (9.52%) Avaya
4 2 (9.52%) Atomikos
5 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.76%) AppSense
5 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas
5 1 (4.76%) Interwoven