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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 9.30% 14.05% 12.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.38% 68.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 16
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £425 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £550
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 £37.00 £33.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -7.63%
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
29 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 22.48% 20.66% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 37
Average daily rate £432 £550 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +25.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £425 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
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 £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 28 November 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 28 November 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 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 8 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
5 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (25.00%) Middleware
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) Solaris
6 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
6 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) BladeLogic
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) SUSE
7 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) CA
7 2 (12.50%) Nokia

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Documentum
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 2 (12.50%) FTP
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) jMock
General
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Release Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Scala Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) SUSE
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) BladeLogic
2 2 (12.50%) Control-M
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
2 2 (12.50%) CA
2 2 (12.50%) Nokia
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec
2 2 (12.50%) Avaya
2 2 (12.50%) EMC
2 2 (12.50%) Nortel
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Interwoven
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas
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