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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.23% 7.56% 9.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 48.57% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £524 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
- +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.73% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 35 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 16.94% 15.56% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 30
Average daily rate £520 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £498
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 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 28 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 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (41.67%) TIBCO
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Solaris
4 4 (33.33%) JMS
4 4 (33.33%) Middleware
4 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (25.00%) 29West
5 3 (25.00%) RMDS
5 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (25.00%) NAS
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) JUnit
6 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (16.67%) EMC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) RMDS
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) FCoE
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) Multicast
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (16.67%) Essbase
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) HBase
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
1 2 (16.67%) ANTLR
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
1 4 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) XACML
2 2 (16.67%) MyBatis
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) SUSE
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (8.33%) SRDF
2 1 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) TIBCO
3 3 (25.00%) 29West
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Hyperion
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Intel
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) Sybase
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) DataSynapse