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 28 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.

Unix
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 15 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs citing Unix 27 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 20.45% 7.44% 5.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.25% 33.33% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 7
Median daily rate £575 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £399 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £558 £555
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 £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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 48 27 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 36.36% 22.31% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 11
Median daily rate £535 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £343 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £666 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Canary Wharf

Unix
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 26 (65.00%) Linux
2 25 (62.50%) Finance
3 18 (45.00%) Python
3 18 (45.00%) Java
4 17 (42.50%) Perl
4 17 (42.50%) SQL
5 15 (37.50%) Banking
6 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
8 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (27.50%) Spring
9 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 9 (22.50%) Investment Banking
10 9 (22.50%) Low Latency
10 9 (22.50%) Open Source
10 9 (22.50%) Puppet
11 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
11 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (20.00%) Ansible
11 8 (20.00%) SDLC
11 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 8 (20.00%) DB2
12 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
12 7 (17.50%) OO
13 6 (15.00%) Migration
13 6 (15.00%) Sybase
13 6 (15.00%) Solaris
13 6 (15.00%) JMS

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 4 (10.00%) Apache Pig
1 4 (10.00%) Apache Solr
1 4 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) IaaS
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DHCP
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) ICMP
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) NNTP
3 2 (5.00%) NX-OS
3 2 (5.00%) POP3
3 2 (5.00%) SMTP
3 2 (5.00%) SNMP
3 2 (5.00%) TACACS
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) FTP
4 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) DB2
2 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 4 (10.00%) Big Data
3 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.00%) Impala
3 4 (10.00%) MarkLogic
3 4 (10.00%) Riak
4 2 (5.00%) HBase
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) KDB
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.50%) JUnit
4 3 (7.50%) Gradle
4 3 (7.50%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) Ant
5 2 (5.00%) Hudson
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.50%) Mockito
6 1 (2.50%) Spock
6 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) Banking
3 9 (22.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Front Office
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Perl Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Unix Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Core Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Front Office Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Spring
2 6 (15.00%) JMS
3 5 (12.50%) SOAP
3 5 (12.50%) XML
4 4 (10.00%) Kafka
4 4 (10.00%) Lucene
4 4 (10.00%) Protocol Buffers
5 3 (7.50%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.50%) JSON
6 2 (5.00%) Apache Avro
6 2 (5.00%) HTML
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5
6 2 (5.00%) J2EE
6 2 (5.00%) J2SE
6 2 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.50%) CSS3
7 1 (2.50%) Node.js
7 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) CMDB
2 5 (12.50%) Derivative
3 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.50%) Equities
3 3 (7.50%) Reference Data
3 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.00%) iSeries
4 2 (5.00%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) Tandem
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.50%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Solaris
4 5 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (5.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (22.50%) Low Latency
3 9 (22.50%) Open Source
4 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (20.00%) SDLC
5 7 (17.50%) OO
6 6 (15.00%) DevOps
6 6 (15.00%) Migration
7 5 (12.50%) High Availability
7 5 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
7 5 (12.50%) OOD
8 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) MapReduce
8 4 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
9 3 (7.50%) Analytics
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.50%) Information Security
9 3 (7.50%) Security Operations
9 3 (7.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
1 18 (45.00%) Python
2 17 (42.50%) Perl
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.00%) R
6 3 (7.50%) PHP
6 3 (7.50%) Ruby
6 3 (7.50%) Scala
7 2 (5.00%) C#
7 2 (5.00%) Korn
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.50%) sed
8 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) MiFID
2 2 (5.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (5.00%) EMIR
2 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) NFS
2 2 (5.00%) GPFS
2 2 (5.00%) LXC
2 2 (5.00%) RACF
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Puppet
2 8 (20.00%) Ansible
3 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (5.00%) Nagios
5 2 (5.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (15.00%) Sybase
3 4 (10.00%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) Informatica
4 2 (5.00%) Perforce
4 2 (5.00%) SevOne
4 2 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.50%) FXall
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) Reuters
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Solace