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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 8.16% 7.69% 9.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.06% 41.94% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Average daily rate
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£485 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £484 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £640 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
17 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.35% 18.34% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 16
Average daily rate £425 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £410 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 7 (43.75%) Banking
5 6 (37.50%) Middleware
5 6 (37.50%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) JMS
7 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco
7 4 (25.00%) JUnit
7 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (25.00%) Perl
7 4 (25.00%) Maven
7 4 (25.00%) Spring
7 4 (25.00%) BladeLogic
7 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 4 (25.00%) REST
8 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 3 (18.75%) Low Latency
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (18.75%) Korn
8 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
8 3 (18.75%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) Mule
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) FCoE
3 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.25%) Multicast
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) HBase
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JUnit
1 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) VisualVM
3 2 (12.50%) YourKit
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Software Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Middleware Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Middleware
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) JMS
3 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 4 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (18.75%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) XSD
5 2 (12.50%) XSL
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) JTA
5 2 (12.50%) Java EE
5 2 (12.50%) XML Messaging
5 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (12.50%) JPA
5 2 (12.50%) Drools
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
6 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) AIX
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (18.75%) Low Latency
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Code Coverage
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) BPMN
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) Korn
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (12.50%) Jython
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) Xen
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.25%) SRDF
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Control-M
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 2 (12.50%) Nortel
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) BMC
4 2 (12.50%) CA
4 2 (12.50%) Axway
4 2 (12.50%) Nokia
4 2 (12.50%) Atomikos
5 1 (6.25%) 29West
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase
5 1 (6.25%) DataSynapse