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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 20.00% 4.55% 6.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 29.41% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate £475 £485 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -23.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £457 £496
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £617 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
12 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 26.67% 15.45% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 26
Average daily rate £488 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £340 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £643 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.73 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 May 2016, 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 (72.73%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Middleware
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
4 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (27.27%) LDAP
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Sybase
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 3 (27.27%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) Confluence
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) Confluence
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (18.18%) LiveCycle
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) FishEye
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Front Office
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) EMC Storage Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Java Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Production Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (9.09%) Grails
3 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Equities
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) High Availability
1 2 (18.18%) Release Management
1 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
2 2 (18.18%) Control-M
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Grafana
3 1 (9.09%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
2 3 (27.27%) Sybase
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) Axway
3 2 (18.18%) BEA
3 2 (18.18%) CA
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) Nokia
4 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam