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 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.

Linux
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9  
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 13.56% 14.04% 8.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 61.54% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £561 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.15% -2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £445 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £617
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +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 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 14 13 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 23.73% 22.81% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
Median daily rate £563 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £457 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £605 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Docklands, London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 28 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (47.83%) Banking
2 10 (43.48%) Unix
3 9 (39.13%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Python
4 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
7 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 5 (21.74%) HBase
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (17.39%) Perl
8 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
8 4 (17.39%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
8 4 (17.39%) Big Data
9 3 (13.04%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (13.04%) HDFS
9 3 (13.04%) Cloudera
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (13.04%) Splunk
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (13.04%) C++
9 3 (13.04%) Solaris
9 3 (13.04%) ETL
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco

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 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) DataSynapse
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Mathematica
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) NAS
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) FCoE
2 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.35%) Multicast
2 1 (4.35%) NX-OS
2 1 (4.35%) SSH
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
2 5 (21.74%) HBase
3 4 (17.39%) Big Data
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.70%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) KDB
5 1 (4.35%) Kdb+
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (4.35%) Parquet
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.35%) Sqoop
5 1 (4.35%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) EasyMock
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
1 1 (4.35%) JUnit
1 1 (4.35%) Mockito
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 11 (47.83%) Banking
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
4 3 (13.04%) Front Office
5 2 (8.70%) German Language
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Data Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) ETL Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Informatica Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Informatica Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Avro
2 1 (4.35%) FpML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) JSP
2 1 (4.35%) Matplotlib
2 1 (4.35%) NumPy
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.35%) Pandas
2 1 (4.35%) Rendezvous
2 1 (4.35%) SAML
2 1 (4.35%) Servlets
2 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Grid Computing
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Unix
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 4 (17.39%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) ETL
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Low Latency
4 2 (8.70%) MapReduce
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) SIEM
4 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) Perl
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.04%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) CEH
2 2 (8.70%) CISMP
2 2 (8.70%) GIAC
3 1 (4.35%) CISA
3 1 (4.35%) CSSLP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) MiFID
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) HDFS
2 2 (8.70%) NFS
2 2 (8.70%) Snort
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) GPFS
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) KVM
3 1 (4.35%) LXC
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.35%) Samba
3 1 (4.35%) SRDF
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Control-M
1 3 (13.04%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (8.70%) BladeLogic
2 2 (8.70%) Grafana
2 2 (8.70%) Graphite
2 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.35%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Cloudera
2 3 (13.04%) Splunk
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Informatica
3 2 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) SaltStack
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) BEA
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) CA
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas