The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 7 15 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Contract jobs citing Linux 27 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 20.45% 7.87% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.25% 31.25% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 3
Median daily rate £560 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £685 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 48 32 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 36.36% 25.20% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 11
Median daily rate £535 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.75% -23.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £303 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Canary Wharf

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Canary Wharf

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Canary Wharf

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Canary Wharf

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Linux.

1 25 (58.14%) Unix
2 22 (51.16%) Java
3 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 21 (48.84%) Python
3 21 (48.84%) Finance
4 18 (41.86%) Perl
5 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (37.21%) Banking
6 16 (37.21%) DevOps
7 13 (30.23%) Ansible
8 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (27.91%) Red Hat
9 11 (25.58%) SDLC
10 10 (23.26%) IaaS
10 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
10 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
11 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
11 9 (20.93%) Puppet
11 9 (20.93%) Low Latency
11 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
12 8 (18.60%) Ruby
12 8 (18.60%) Sybase
12 8 (18.60%) Solaris
12 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
12 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (18.60%) Open Source
13 7 (16.28%) Windows
13 7 (16.28%) XML
13 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.95%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.98%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) DataSynapse
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) IaaS
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) PaaS
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) DHCP
1 5 (11.63%) DNS
1 5 (11.63%) tcpdump
1 5 (11.63%) Wireshark
2 3 (6.98%) HTTP
3 2 (4.65%) ICMP
3 2 (4.65%) NNTP
3 2 (4.65%) POP3
3 2 (4.65%) SMTP
3 2 (4.65%) SNMP
4 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.33%) FCoE
4 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.33%) FTP
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) SSH
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.95%) DB2
3 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.98%) Big Data
4 3 (6.98%) Data Mining
4 3 (6.98%) HBase
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) KDB
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
1 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.63%) JUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) JBehave
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.33%) Gradle
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Mockito
4 1 (2.33%) Spock
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 16 (37.21%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking
4 5 (11.63%) Front Office
5 2 (4.65%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (16.28%) Unix Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Perl Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Python Developer
6 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Front Office Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) XML
2 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 6 (13.95%) SOAP
2 6 (13.95%) Spring
3 5 (11.63%) REST
4 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.30%) CSS
4 4 (9.30%) JSON
5 3 (6.98%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (6.98%) JMS
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Avro
6 2 (4.65%) HTML5
6 2 (4.65%) J2EE
6 2 (4.65%) J2SE
6 2 (4.65%) Middleware
6 2 (4.65%) Protocol Buffers
6 2 (4.65%) XSLT
7 1 (2.33%) Rendezvous
7 1 (2.33%) STL
7 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) CMDB
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Equities
4 3 (6.98%) Derivative
4 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.65%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) Fintech
6 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Unix
2 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (18.60%) Solaris
4 7 (16.28%) Windows
5 3 (6.98%) Android
5 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) DevOps
3 11 (25.58%) SDLC
4 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
4 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.93%) Low Latency
5 8 (18.60%) Open Source
6 6 (13.95%) High Availability
6 6 (13.95%) Migration
7 5 (11.63%) High-Frequency Trading
7 5 (11.63%) OO
7 5 (11.63%) OOD
7 5 (11.63%) Server Building
8 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.98%) Android Development
9 3 (6.98%) API Development
9 3 (6.98%) BDD
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (6.98%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) Python
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 18 (41.86%) Perl
4 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
5 8 (18.60%) Ruby
6 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.98%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.33%) C#
9 1 (2.33%) Korn
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) sed
9 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) MiFID
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) NFS
2 5 (11.63%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) GPFS
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) KVM
3 1 (2.33%) LXC
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) SRDF
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Ansible
2 9 (20.93%) Puppet
3 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.98%) Nagios
5 1 (2.33%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Red Hat
2 8 (18.60%) Sybase
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) Solace
4 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Intel
5 1 (2.33%) NetApp
5 1 (2.33%) Reuters
5 1 (2.33%) SevOne
5 1 (2.33%) Splunk
5 1 (2.33%) Talarian
5 1 (2.33%) VMware