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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Consultant
UK / England
Rank 557 580 544
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 16 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.052% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.055% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 15
Median daily rate £500 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £375 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £519 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £351
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.12%
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
39357 43443 43764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.89% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25811 28092 27916
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1597 1753
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +13 9 £500 - 2
South East +17 4 £488 +21.87%
North West +24 2 £390 -17.89%
South West - 1 £350 -
Linux Consultant
UK

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (35.56%) DevOps
3 15 (33.33%) Puppet
4 14 (31.11%) Bash Shell
4 14 (31.11%) Jenkins
5 13 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (28.89%) Red Hat
6 12 (26.67%) Python
7 9 (20.00%) Windows
7 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (20.00%) Ansible
7 9 (20.00%) Kubernetes
8 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (17.78%) Finance
8 8 (17.78%) VMware
9 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
9 7 (15.56%) RHCSA
9 7 (15.56%) Docker
10 6 (13.33%) Low Latency
10 6 (13.33%) KVM
10 6 (13.33%) SaltStack
10 6 (13.33%) Storage Virtualisation
10 6 (13.33%) CentOS
10 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
10 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.33%) RHCA
10 6 (13.33%) RHCT
10 6 (13.33%) Clustering

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 3 (6.67%) Apache
1 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) JBoss
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.67%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (6.67%) Route 53
3 3 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) GitHub
5 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.22%) IaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Office 365
5 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) VPN
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 4 (8.89%) SSL
3 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) FTP
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) PuTTY
4 1 (2.22%) SMTP
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) DB2
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) GitLab
3 2 (4.44%) MSI
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) JConsole
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.22%) VisualVM
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) JMS
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) RESTful
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Wiki
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) FMCG
4 1 (2.22%) HACMP
4 1 (2.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (13.33%) CentOS
4 6 (13.33%) Unix
5 5 (11.11%) AIX
6 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.22%) Debian
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
7 1 (2.22%) SUSE
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) DevOps
2 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) Low Latency
2 6 (13.33%) Migration
2 6 (13.33%) Storage Virtualisation
3 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (8.89%) Security Architecture
3 4 (8.89%) SIEM
4 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.44%) Information Security
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.44%) Security Operations
5 2 (4.44%) Server Building
5 2 (4.44%) TDD
5 2 (4.44%) Threat Management
5 2 (4.44%) Use Case
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.22%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) Bash Shell
2 12 (26.67%) Python
3 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.11%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Go
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) Jython
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) RHCSA
3 6 (13.33%) RHCA
3 6 (13.33%) RHCE
3 6 (13.33%) RHCT
4 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) CISSP
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Docker
2 6 (13.33%) KVM
3 4 (8.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.22%) PowerHA
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Puppet
2 9 (20.00%) Ansible
2 9 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.67%) Terraform
6 2 (4.44%) Nessus
6 2 (4.44%) yum
7 1 (2.22%) Control-M
7 1 (2.22%) Salt
7 1 (2.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) SaltStack
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) Veritas
5 2 (4.44%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) hybris
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Informatica
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Siebel
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