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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.94% 8.65% 13.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 52.94% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 22
Average daily rate £525 £416 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -8.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £383 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £506 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
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
10 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 15.87% 16.35% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 28
Average daily rate £525 £425 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -21.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £511 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Perl
4 6 (40.00%) Banking
5 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 5 (33.33%) Front Office
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) Sybase
5 5 (33.33%) Unix
5 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (26.67%) Equities
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) LDAP
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) EMC
7 3 (20.00%) Release Management
8 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (13.33%) REST
8 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
8 2 (13.33%) HP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DMZ
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) FishEye
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Front Office
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Architect
1 2 (13.33%) Consultant
1 2 (13.33%) Linux Support
1 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk C++ Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Java Software Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Unix Developer
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Architect
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) Grails
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) JPA
2 1 (6.67%) JTA
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
2 1 (6.67%) XSD
2 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Equities
1 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Biometrics
2 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) SUSE
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Perl
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Korn
5 1 (6.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
2 1 (6.67%) Samba
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) BladeLogic
1 2 (13.33%) Control-M
1 2 (13.33%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Sybase
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.67%) Axway
5 1 (6.67%) BEA
5 1 (6.67%) BMC
5 1 (6.67%) CA
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas
5 1 (6.67%) VMware