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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.66% 3.42% 7.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.62% 19.05% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 14
Average daily rate
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£493 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.12% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £360 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.17% -19.46%
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
26 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 16.35% 17.95% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 28
Average daily rate £525 £520 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +26.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £550 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 3 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 3 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 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 5 (38.46%) NAS
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) LDAP
4 4 (30.77%) Apache
4 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
4 4 (30.77%) NFS
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
4 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (23.08%) JBoss
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) WAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 2 (15.38%) 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
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) FCoE
6 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) HSRP
6 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (7.69%) Multicast
6 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (7.69%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) 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%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Analyst
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%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (7.69%) Ultra Messaging
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%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
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%) 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
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
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
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
5 1 (7.69%) Xen
5 1 (7.69%) SRDF
5 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) 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
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Sybase
5 1 (7.69%) Unisys