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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.00% 3.67% 7.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 21.05% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 15
Average daily rate
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£435 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £445 £642
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
32 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 20.00% 17.43% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 29
Average daily rate £443 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £135 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £550 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) NAS
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 4 (30.77%) IIS
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) Apache
5 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (30.77%) LDAP
5 4 (30.77%) NFS
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) Middleware
6 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) JBoss
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (30.77%) IIS
1 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) NAS
3 4 (30.77%) LDAP
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) Multicast
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) HTTP
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.69%) TACACS
6 1 (7.69%) IPsec
6 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (7.69%) HBase
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Publishing
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Database Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (7.69%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) NFS
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
5 1 (7.69%) Xen
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (7.69%) SRDF
5 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Unisys
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Intel
5 1 (7.69%) Nortel
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Sybase
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Sun