The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Linux Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Consultant
Rank 587 615 584
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 32 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.031% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.032% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 19
Median daily rate £525 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £431 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50
Linux Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Linux Consultant in the job title.

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Consultant across the England region.

Linux Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Linux Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Linux Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Linux Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Consultant across the England region.

Linux Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Linux Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 18 £571 +21.80% 1
South East +19 6 £450 -2.70% 1
North West - 4 £550 -
Yorkshire - 3 £431 -
South West +13 1 £475 +126.19%
Linux Consultant
UK

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Linux Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (51.39%) Red Hat
3 27 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (29.17%) Puppet
5 17 (23.61%) Unix
6 16 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 15 (20.83%) Finance
8 13 (18.06%) AIX
8 13 (18.06%) Solaris
9 12 (16.67%) Veritas
9 12 (16.67%) VMware
9 12 (16.67%) DevOps
10 11 (15.28%) Red Hat Satellite
10 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
10 11 (15.28%) RHCE
10 11 (15.28%) Windows
10 11 (15.28%) C
10 11 (15.28%) Oracle
10 11 (15.28%) Python
11 10 (13.89%) Perl
11 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (13.89%) RHCA
11 10 (13.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 9 (12.50%) Bash Shell
12 9 (12.50%) Banking
12 9 (12.50%) Java
13 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
13 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
13 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
14 7 (9.72%) Opscode Chef

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.72%) Apache
3 4 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.78%) JBoss
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.39%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) GitHub
3 2 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) SSL
2 4 (5.56%) LDAP
2 4 (5.56%) SAN
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (4.17%) Firewall
3 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.78%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.78%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.78%) SSH
4 2 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.39%) FTP
5 1 (1.39%) IPv6
5 1 (1.39%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.39%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.39%) SMTP
5 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) MySQL
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.39%) Big Data
3 1 (1.39%) DB2
3 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.39%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (2.78%) GitLab
4 2 (2.78%) MSI
4 2 (2.78%) Subversion
5 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.39%) JConsole
5 1 (1.39%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.39%) VisualVM
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Middleware
2 2 (2.78%) HTML
2 2 (2.78%) HTML5
2 2 (2.78%) LAMP
2 2 (2.78%) SAML
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.39%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.39%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.39%) JMS
3 1 (1.39%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.39%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.17%) Wiki
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.39%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) iSeries
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (23.61%) Unix
4 13 (18.06%) AIX
4 13 (18.06%) Solaris
5 11 (15.28%) Windows
6 10 (13.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (6.94%) CentOS
8 3 (4.17%) SUSE
8 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.78%) VMS
10 1 (1.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) DevOps
2 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.72%) Low Latency
4 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.33%) ITIL
5 4 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.56%) Scrum
5 4 (5.56%) Validation
6 3 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (4.17%) Migration
6 3 (4.17%) Release Management
6 3 (4.17%) Security Architecture
6 3 (4.17%) SIEM
7 2 (2.78%) Information Security
7 2 (2.78%) MVC
7 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.78%) TDD
7 2 (2.78%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 11 (15.28%) C
2 11 (15.28%) Python
3 10 (13.89%) Perl
4 9 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 9 (12.50%) Java
5 5 (6.94%) Ruby
6 4 (5.56%) SQL
7 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.78%) C#
8 2 (2.78%) C-shell
8 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.78%) Korn
9 1 (1.39%) Go
9 1 (1.39%) Jython
9 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) RHCE
1 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.89%) RHCA
3 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) RHCSA
4 7 (9.72%) RHCT
5 2 (2.78%) CISSP
6 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.39%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) NFS
1 3 (4.17%) Samba
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Docker
2 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) GPFS
3 1 (1.39%) HDFS
3 1 (1.39%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (1.39%) Squid
3 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.39%) vCloud
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (29.17%) Puppet
2 11 (15.28%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.17%) Ansible
4 3 (4.17%) Nessus
5 2 (2.78%) yum
6 1 (1.39%) Cacti
6 1 (1.39%) Control-M
6 1 (1.39%) Nagios
6 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) Red Hat
2 12 (16.67%) Veritas
2 12 (16.67%) VMware
3 11 (15.28%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) Mercator
5 3 (4.17%) CommVault
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.78%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco
6 2 (2.78%) F5
6 2 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.39%) BMC
7 1 (1.39%) Brocade
7 1 (1.39%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.39%) hybris
7 1 (1.39%) Informatica
7 1 (1.39%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) Siebel