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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 8.26% 8.12% 10.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.67% 46.81% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 14
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£425 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £405 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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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
24 47 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 19.83% 17.34% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 38
Average daily rate £353 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £375 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
5 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
5 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (28.57%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) JMS
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
6 3 (21.43%) Middleware
6 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
7 2 (14.29%) Front Office
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (14.29%) SUSE
7 2 (14.29%) Solaris
7 2 (14.29%) EMC
7 2 (14.29%) DB2
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Equities
7 2 (14.29%) Release Management
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
8 1 (7.14%) NAS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (7.14%) Alfresco
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) jMock
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
4 2 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
3 1 (7.14%) C++ Quantitative Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Scala Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
3 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) JMS
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Ext JS
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (14.29%) Equities
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) SUSE
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
2 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (7.14%) NFS
1 1 (7.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
1 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
1 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
3 1 (7.14%) 29West
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase
3 1 (7.14%) Interwoven
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) HP