The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Unix
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 13 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Unix 12 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 11.11% 10.57% 9.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 52.00% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 16
Median daily rate £625 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -2.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £375 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +43.63% -28.10%  

Unix 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 20 25 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 18.52% 20.33% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 30
Median daily rate £595 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £325 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Canary Wharf

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Canary Wharf

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Canary Wharf

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix 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 Unix.

1 31 (79.49%) Linux
2 22 (56.41%) Banking
3 18 (46.15%) Finance
4 17 (43.59%) Investment Banking
4 17 (43.59%) Perl
4 17 (43.59%) SQL
5 15 (38.46%) Python
6 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (33.33%) Java
8 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
8 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
10 10 (25.64%) Puppet
10 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
11 9 (23.08%) OO
11 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
12 8 (20.51%) Spring
12 8 (20.51%) Low Latency
12 8 (20.51%) Ansible
12 8 (20.51%) SDLC
12 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (17.95%) DevOps
13 7 (17.95%) High-Frequency Trading
13 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
13 7 (17.95%) XML
13 7 (17.95%) DB2
14 6 (15.38%) SOAP

Unix
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.56%) Confluence
1 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) IaaS
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DHCP
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 3 (7.69%) HTTP
4 3 (7.69%) NX-OS
5 2 (5.13%) ICMP
5 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security
5 2 (5.13%) NNTP
5 2 (5.13%) POP3
5 2 (5.13%) SMTP
5 2 (5.13%) SNMP
6 1 (2.56%) Firewall
6 1 (2.56%) FTP
6 1 (2.56%) RIP
6 1 (2.56%) SSH
6 1 (2.56%) TACACS
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.95%) DB2
3 5 (12.82%) KDB
4 2 (5.13%) HBase
4 2 (5.13%) Kdb+
4 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.82%) JUnit
4 3 (7.69%) Gradle
4 3 (7.69%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) Ant
5 2 (5.13%) Hudson
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.56%) NetBeans
General
1 22 (56.41%) Banking
2 18 (46.15%) Finance
3 17 (43.59%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Front Office
5 2 (5.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Perl Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Unix Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Python Developer
5 5 (12.82%) SQL Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) C++ Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Unix Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Core Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Spring
2 7 (17.95%) XML
3 6 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (15.38%) SOAP
4 4 (10.26%) Protocol Buffers
5 3 (7.69%) J2EE
5 3 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (5.13%) Apache Avro
6 2 (5.13%) HTML
6 2 (5.13%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) J2SE
6 2 (5.13%) JSON
7 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
7 1 (2.56%) jQuery
7 1 (2.56%) Moose
7 1 (2.56%) Node.js
7 1 (2.56%) RFC 2544
7 1 (2.56%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.56%) Spring Security
7 1 (2.56%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) CMDB
2 5 (12.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.69%) Derivative
3 3 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.69%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Equities
4 2 (5.13%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) iSeries
5 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Solaris
4 3 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (2.56%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 9 (23.08%) OO
4 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (20.51%) Low Latency
4 8 (20.51%) SDLC
5 7 (17.95%) DevOps
5 7 (17.95%) High-Frequency Trading
6 5 (12.82%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (12.82%) High Availability
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) Open Source
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.69%) OOD
7 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Perl
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) Python
3 13 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
5 5 (12.82%) C++
6 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.69%) PHP
7 3 (7.69%) Ruby
8 2 (5.13%) C
8 2 (5.13%) C#
8 2 (5.13%) Korn
8 2 (5.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.56%) sed
9 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CCIE
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) MiFID
2 3 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (5.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (5.13%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) NFS
2 3 (7.69%) GPFS
2 3 (7.69%) LXC
3 1 (2.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Puppet
2 8 (20.51%) Ansible
3 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.69%) ZABBIX
5 2 (5.13%) Nagios
6 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 6 (15.38%) Sybase
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) SaltStack
4 3 (7.69%) Google
4 3 (7.69%) SevOne
4 3 (7.69%) Splunk
5 2 (5.13%) Informatica
5 2 (5.13%) Perforce
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Arista
6 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.56%) F5
6 1 (2.56%) FXall
6 1 (2.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Reuters