The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Docklands, London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.31% 8.57% 9.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 47.37% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £366 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £523 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.36% 18.10% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 26
Average daily rate £520 £413 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.06% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £240 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Linux
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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 July 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 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) Banking
3 8 (53.33%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) UNIX
5 6 (40.00%) Middleware
5 6 (40.00%) TIBCO
5 6 (40.00%) Solaris
6 5 (33.33%) JMS
6 5 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (26.67%) Low Latency
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) Sybase
8 3 (20.00%) JUnit
8 3 (20.00%) SOA
8 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (20.00%) Python
8 3 (20.00%) Intel
8 3 (20.00%) Veritas
8 3 (20.00%) Information Security
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (20.00%) 29West
8 3 (20.00%) NAS
8 3 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (20.00%) ANTLR

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) RMDS
1 3 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) FCoE
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) Essbase
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) HBase
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) ANTLR
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (13.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Middleware
2 5 (33.33%) JMS
3 3 (20.00%) XACML
3 3 (20.00%) MyBatis
3 3 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
4 1 (6.67%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Solaris
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (26.67%) Low Latency
2 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (13.33%) Veritas File System
3 1 (6.67%) NFS
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (6.67%) SRDF
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (6.67%) Control-M
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (20.00%) Sybase
3 3 (20.00%) Intel
3 3 (20.00%) Veritas
3 3 (20.00%) 29West
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) Hyperion
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) BMC
5 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
5 1 (6.67%) DataSynapse
5 1 (6.67%) VMware