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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.48% 7.69% 9.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 47.37% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £642 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.33% -6.25%
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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
20 38 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.39% 16.24% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 38
Average daily rate £450 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £360 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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
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 22 August 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 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Low Latency
3 2 (28.57%) 29West
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) RMDS
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Derivative
4 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (14.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Low Latency
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) 29West
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk