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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.48% 8.54% 9.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% 45.95% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 12
Average daily rate
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£550 £438 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 16.52% 18.59% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 19
Average daily rate £540 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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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 10 July 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 10 July 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 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) Banking
4 8 (47.06%) TIBCO
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) UNIX
5 7 (41.18%) JMS
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (35.29%) Solaris
6 6 (35.29%) Middleware
6 6 (35.29%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (29.41%) Information Security
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) Spring
7 5 (29.41%) Maven
7 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
7 5 (29.41%) ANTLR
7 5 (29.41%) XACML
7 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
7 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
7 5 (29.41%) MyBatis
7 5 (29.41%) SAN
7 5 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (29.41%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (29.41%) Python
7 5 (29.41%) JUnit
7 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
7 5 (29.41%) SOA
7 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
8 4 (23.53%) Windows

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (17.65%) RMDS
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) FCoE
3 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.88%) Multicast
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (17.65%) Essbase
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JUnit
1 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
1 5 (29.41%) Maven
1 5 (29.41%) ANTLR
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
4 2 (11.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) JMS
2 6 (35.29%) Middleware
3 5 (29.41%) Spring
3 5 (29.41%) XACML
3 5 (29.41%) MyBatis
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
2 6 (35.29%) Solaris
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) SUSE
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) SOA
3 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (11.76%) Veritas File System
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.88%) SRDF
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.88%) Control-M
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) TIBCO
3 3 (17.65%) Hyperion
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas
3 3 (17.65%) Sybase
3 3 (17.65%) Intel
3 3 (17.65%) 29West
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) DataSynapse
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Sun
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) BMC
5 1 (5.88%) Hitachi