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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Consultant
Rank 576 603 580
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 27 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.036% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.038% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 15
Median daily rate £480 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - -
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
43322 47779 48205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.87% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30906 31008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1853 2022
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +13 14 £500 - 1
South East +20 6 £550 +39.68% 1
North West +2 5 £408 -14.21% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £350 -
Linux Consultant
UK

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (35.09%) Puppet
3 19 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 14 (24.56%) DevOps
5 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
6 12 (21.05%) Finance
6 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
7 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
7 11 (19.30%) Unix
8 10 (17.54%) RHCE
8 10 (17.54%) Red Hat Satellite
8 10 (17.54%) Ansible
9 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (15.79%) VMware
9 9 (15.79%) RHCA
9 9 (15.79%) Python
9 9 (15.79%) Windows
10 8 (14.04%) Migration
10 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
11 7 (12.28%) RHCT
11 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (12.28%) AIX
11 7 (12.28%) CentOS
11 7 (12.28%) Docker
11 7 (12.28%) Low Latency
11 7 (12.28%) RHCSA
12 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (10.53%) Kubernetes

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 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.51%) JBoss
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.26%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (5.26%) Route 53
3 3 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) GitHub
5 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
5 1 (1.75%) Office 365
5 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) VPN
2 4 (7.02%) Firewall
2 4 (7.02%) SAN
2 4 (7.02%) SSL
3 2 (3.51%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.51%) LDAP
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) FTP
4 1 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.75%) SMTP
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) GitLab
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) MSI
4 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.75%) JConsole
4 1 (1.75%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.75%) VisualVM
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) HTML5
2 1 (1.75%) JMS
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) RESTful
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.26%) Wiki
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.75%) FMCG
3 1 (1.75%) HACMP
3 1 (1.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (19.30%) Unix
4 9 (15.79%) Windows
5 7 (12.28%) AIX
5 7 (12.28%) CentOS
6 4 (7.02%) SUSE
7 2 (3.51%) Solaris
7 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.51%) VMS
8 1 (1.75%) Debian
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) DevOps
2 8 (14.04%) Migration
3 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.28%) Low Latency
4 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.02%) Security Architecture
4 4 (7.02%) SIEM
5 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.26%) Storage Virtualisation
6 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.51%) Information Security
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.51%) Server Building
6 2 (3.51%) TDD
6 2 (3.51%) Use Case
6 2 (3.51%) Validation
6 2 (3.51%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
2 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
3 9 (15.79%) Python
4 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.77%) Perl
5 5 (8.77%) Ruby
6 3 (5.26%) Java
7 2 (3.51%) C
7 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.51%) SQL
8 1 (1.75%) C#
8 1 (1.75%) Go
8 1 (1.75%) Jython
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.54%) RHCE
3 9 (15.79%) RHCA
4 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.28%) RHCSA
5 7 (12.28%) RHCT
6 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) CISSP
8 1 (1.75%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) KVM
4 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.51%) NFS
4 2 (3.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.75%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.75%) Samba
5 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (35.09%) Puppet
2 10 (17.54%) Ansible
2 10 (17.54%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (10.53%) Kubernetes
3 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.26%) Nessus
4 3 (5.26%) Terraform
5 2 (3.51%) yum
6 1 (1.75%) Control-M
6 1 (1.75%) Salt
6 1 (1.75%) SELinux
6 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 9 (15.79%) VMware
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) Veritas
5 3 (5.26%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.51%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.51%) CommVault
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix
7 1 (1.75%) hybris
7 1 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) Informatica
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) Siebel