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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 10.34% 7.03% 9.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.15% 46.15% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 11
Average daily rate
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£500 £625 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £460 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £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 £37.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
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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
26 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 22.41% 15.23% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 32
Average daily rate £400 £575 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £406 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 24 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 24 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 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
5 5 (31.25%) Middleware
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
6 4 (25.00%) Perl
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) Solaris
7 3 (18.75%) JMS
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) BladeLogic
7 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Low Latency
8 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
8 2 (12.50%) Equities
8 2 (12.50%) SUSE
8 2 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) Wireless
8 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
8 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 2 (12.50%) Release Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) Documentum
1 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) IDOL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) jMock
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Scala Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Release Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (12.50%) Equities
3 1 (6.25%) Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) SUSE
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
2 3 (18.75%) Low Latency
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) BladeLogic
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Control-M
3 1 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Avaya
3 2 (12.50%) CA
3 2 (12.50%) Nokia
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) Nortel
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Interwoven
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase