The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 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 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.

Linux
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 6 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 6.00% 21.67% 5.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 81.25% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Median daily rate £600 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -11.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £422 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £630
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 £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 Docklands, London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5 16 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 10.00% 26.67% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 11
Median daily rate £550 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £570 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Docklands, London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Docklands, London

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) Informatica
5 2 (18.18%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Mathematica
5 2 (18.18%) Control-M
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematica
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) NX-OS
2 1 (9.09%) SMTP
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) KDB
2 1 (9.09%) Kdb+
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) German Language
5 1 (9.09%) Front Office
5 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) ETL Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Informatica Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Analyst Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Release Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) FpML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) SAML
2 1 (9.09%) Servlets
2 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
2 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CEH
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) CISMP
2 1 (9.09%) CSSLP
2 1 (9.09%) GIAC
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (9.09%) MiFID
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) GPFS
1 1 (9.09%) LXC
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
1 1 (9.09%) Snort
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Control-M
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Informatica
1 2 (18.18%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Reuters
2 1 (9.09%) SevOne
2 1 (9.09%) Solace
2 1 (9.09%) Talarian
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
2 1 (9.09%) VMware