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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Consultant
UK / England
Rank 554 579 560
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 13 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.067% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.071% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 13
Median daily rate £500 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.95% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £368 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £505 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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
39610 45350 44481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26011 29610 27899
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1415 1523 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +16 7 £505 +1.00% 1
South East +23 3 £400 -3.03%
North West +17 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Linux Consultant
UK

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) DevOps
3 15 (36.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (31.71%) Red Hat
5 12 (29.27%) Python
5 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
5 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
6 11 (26.83%) Puppet
6 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
7 10 (24.39%) Kubernetes
8 9 (21.95%) Ansible
9 8 (19.51%) Docker
9 8 (19.51%) Unix
9 8 (19.51%) Windows
9 8 (19.51%) VMware
10 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
10 7 (17.07%) CentOS
10 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (14.63%) Clustering
11 6 (14.63%) Migration
11 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
11 6 (14.63%) VPN
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
11 6 (14.63%) KVM
11 6 (14.63%) SaltStack
11 6 (14.63%) Storage Virtualisation
12 5 (12.20%) AIX
12 5 (12.20%) Finance
12 5 (12.20%) Firewall

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 2 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) JBoss
1 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (7.32%) Route 53
3 3 (7.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) GitHub
5 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.44%) IaaS
5 1 (2.44%) Office 365
5 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) VPN
2 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 4 (9.76%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) FTP
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) SMTP
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) RESTful
2 1 (2.44%) Spring
2 1 (2.44%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) HACMP
3 1 (2.44%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (36.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (19.51%) Unix
3 8 (19.51%) Windows
4 7 (17.07%) CentOS
5 5 (12.20%) AIX
6 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) Debian
8 1 (2.44%) SUSE
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) DevOps
2 6 (14.63%) Migration
2 6 (14.63%) Storage Virtualisation
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (9.76%) SIEM
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.32%) Low Latency
4 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.88%) Information Security
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.88%) Security Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Server Building
5 2 (4.88%) Threat Management
5 2 (4.88%) Use Case
5 2 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.44%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
1 12 (29.27%) Python
2 5 (12.20%) Ruby
3 4 (9.76%) Perl
3 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.32%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) Go
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) RHCSA
4 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) RHCA
4 3 (7.32%) RHCE
4 3 (7.32%) RHCT
5 2 (4.88%) CISSP
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Docker
2 6 (14.63%) KVM
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.44%) PowerHA
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Puppet
2 10 (24.39%) Kubernetes
3 9 (21.95%) Ansible
4 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (7.32%) Terraform
6 2 (4.88%) Nessus
7 1 (2.44%) Cobbler
7 1 (2.44%) Control-M
7 1 (2.44%) Salt
7 1 (2.44%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Red Hat
2 8 (19.51%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) SaltStack
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Veritas
5 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.88%) Splunk
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Siebel