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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 6.96% 7.84% 9.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.78% 46.67% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £421 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £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 £34.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% -
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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
23 45 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 20.00% 16.79% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 36
Average daily rate £364 £500 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.25% +23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £375 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) JMS
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Equities
5 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
5 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
5 2 (18.18%) Front Office
5 2 (18.18%) SUSE
6 1 (9.09%) Samba
6 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 1 (9.09%) CLARiiON
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) IDOL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) Documentum
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) IDOL
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) jMock
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 2 (18.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) JMS
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) CLARiiON
3 1 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
3 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) SUSE
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
1 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Samba
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
1 1 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Interwoven
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
3 1 (9.09%) 29West
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
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