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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 8.55% 14.41% 16.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.67% 72.34% 58.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 23
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£500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £390 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £645 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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
24 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 20.51% 19.92% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 43
Average daily rate £450 £543 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% +27.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £390 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £46.23 £115.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) UNIX
3 8 (47.06%) Banking
4 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) Perl
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
7 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
7 3 (17.65%) Middleware
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) BladeLogic
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) Solaris
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
8 2 (11.76%) Equities
8 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
8 2 (11.76%) Time Management
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (11.76%) REST
8 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
8 2 (11.76%) JMS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Documentum
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) Mule
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (5.88%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DMZ
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) IDOL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) jMock
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Software Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) XML Messaging
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) JTA
3 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Equities
2 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (11.76%) AIX
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
1 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
2 2 (11.76%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Perl
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Samba
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.88%) NFS
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) BladeLogic
2 2 (11.76%) Control-M
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Avaya
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) Nortel
3 2 (11.76%) CA
3 2 (11.76%) Nokia
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.88%) AppSense
4 1 (5.88%) Axway
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas
4 1 (5.88%) Interwoven