The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Docklands, London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.80% 7.48% 11.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 36.67% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 23
Average daily rate £588 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £445 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £355
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 30 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 23.40% 20.41% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 41
Average daily rate £550 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £339 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
London

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014, 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 21 (52.50%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) Oracle
3 16 (40.00%) UNIX
4 15 (37.50%) Python
5 14 (35.00%) Banking
6 13 (32.50%) Finance
6 13 (32.50%) Solaris
6 13 (32.50%) Perl
7 12 (30.00%) Windows
7 12 (30.00%) Migration
8 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.00%) Puppet
10 9 (22.50%) Intel
10 9 (22.50%) SAN
11 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
11 8 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (17.50%) Lua
12 7 (17.50%) Ruby
12 7 (17.50%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
12 7 (17.50%) N-Tier
13 6 (15.00%) Sybase
13 6 (15.00%) Veritas
13 6 (15.00%) TIBCO
13 6 (15.00%) HP
13 6 (15.00%) EMC
13 6 (15.00%) Middleware
13 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (15.00%) Veritas Volume Manager

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) Documentum
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (7.50%) RMDS
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) SAN
2 5 (12.50%) NAS
3 4 (10.00%) FCoE
3 4 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (10.00%) Multicast
3 4 (10.00%) LAN
3 4 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) SSH
5 1 (2.50%) FTP
5 1 (2.50%) HTTP
5 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.50%) Essbase
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) OLAP
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) HBase
4 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) ANTLR
2 5 (12.50%) JUnit
2 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 5 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) LLVM
General
1 14 (35.00%) Banking
2 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Front Office
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Senior Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Architect
4 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 6 (15.00%) Programmer
6 5 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.50%) IT Architect
8 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) DBA
8 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
10 1 (2.50%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Middleware
2 5 (12.50%) JMS
2 5 (12.50%) Spring
2 5 (12.50%) XACML
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) XSLT
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.50%) JMX
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.50%) Ajax
4 1 (2.50%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) N-Tier
2 5 (12.50%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) Replication
4 3 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (2.50%) CUDA
6 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.50%) Physics
6 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) UNIX
2 13 (32.50%) Solaris
3 12 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (17.50%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) Information Security
5 5 (12.50%) SOA
6 4 (10.00%) Benchmarking
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.00%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.50%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (2.50%) Parallel Processing
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Workflow
8 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.50%) MVC
8 1 (2.50%) Content Management
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) Python
4 13 (32.50%) Perl
5 7 (17.50%) Ruby
5 7 (17.50%) Lua
6 5 (12.50%) C++
7 3 (7.50%) C#
7 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.50%) PHP
9 1 (2.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) PhD
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (12.50%) NFS
3 4 (10.00%) Veritas File System
3 4 (10.00%) SRDF
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (5.00%) Control-M
4 1 (2.50%) Nagios
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Intel
3 6 (15.00%) TIBCO
3 6 (15.00%) Sybase
3 6 (15.00%) HP
3 6 (15.00%) EMC
3 6 (15.00%) Veritas
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco
5 4 (10.00%) Symantec
5 4 (10.00%) NetApp
6 3 (7.50%) Hyperion
6 3 (7.50%) IBM
6 3 (7.50%) 29West
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.00%) BMC
8 1 (2.50%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.50%) VMware
8 1 (2.50%) DataSynapse
8 1 (2.50%) 3PAR