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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Consultant
Rank 595 612 569
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 33 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.036% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.038% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 21
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £365 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £463 £438
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
47590 50276 48346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.76% 94.91% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31357 32537 29765
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1463 1904 1944
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.42 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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 -4 17 £538 +17.80% 2
South East +18 6 £400 -13.51% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £363 -
North West - 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 - - 1
South West +4 1 £475 +126.19%
North East - 1 - -
Linux Consultant
UK

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 93 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (52.69%) Red Hat
3 37 (39.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (33.33%) Puppet
5 24 (25.81%) DevOps
6 22 (23.66%) Unix
7 21 (22.58%) Solaris
8 20 (21.51%) C
9 19 (20.43%) AIX
9 19 (20.43%) Veritas
10 17 (18.28%) Configuration Management
10 17 (18.28%) Perl
11 16 (17.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 16 (17.20%) Finance
11 16 (17.20%) Python
11 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
12 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
12 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
12 15 (16.13%) SQL
12 15 (16.13%) Shell Script
13 14 (15.05%) Ruby
14 13 (13.98%) GitHub
15 12 (12.90%) Windows
15 12 (12.90%) VMware
15 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (12.90%) Banking
16 11 (11.83%) Apache
16 11 (11.83%) Bash Shell
17 10 (10.75%) Red Hat Satellite

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 11 (11.83%) Apache
2 10 (10.75%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.60%) nginx
4 4 (4.30%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.23%) IIS
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.15%) JBoss
6 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.08%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.98%) GitHub
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) LDAP
2 6 (6.45%) SSL
3 5 (5.38%) Kerberos
4 4 (4.30%) SAN
4 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.23%) DNS
5 3 (3.23%) Internet
6 2 (2.15%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.15%) Firewall
6 2 (2.15%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.15%) SSH
6 2 (2.15%) WAN
7 1 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.08%) IPv6
7 1 (1.08%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.08%) PuTTY
7 1 (1.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.30%) MySQL
3 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.15%) DB2
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.08%) Big Data
5 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.75%) GitLab
3 9 (9.68%) Artifactory
4 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.30%) JIRA
5 4 (4.30%) Subversion
6 2 (2.15%) MSI
7 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.08%) JConsole
7 1 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.08%) VisualVM
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) International Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) Sensu
2 5 (5.38%) Middleware
3 4 (4.30%) LAMP
4 2 (2.15%) HTML
4 2 (2.15%) HTML5
4 2 (2.15%) SAML
4 2 (2.15%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.08%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.08%) JMS
5 1 (1.08%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.08%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
1 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (3.23%) Wiki
2 2 (2.15%) Clustering
2 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.08%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.08%) FMCG
3 1 (1.08%) HACMP
3 1 (1.08%) iSeries
3 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (39.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (23.66%) Unix
4 21 (22.58%) Solaris
5 19 (20.43%) AIX
6 16 (17.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 12 (12.90%) Windows
8 8 (8.60%) CoreOS
9 6 (6.45%) CentOS
10 5 (5.38%) Windows Server
11 3 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (3.23%) SUSE
11 3 (3.23%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.15%) Debian
12 2 (2.15%) VMS
13 1 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) DevOps
2 17 (18.28%) Configuration Management
3 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.68%) Security Hardening
5 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (5.38%) ITIL
5 5 (5.38%) Low Latency
5 5 (5.38%) Validation
6 4 (4.30%) Automated Testing
6 4 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.30%) Investment Management
6 4 (4.30%) Migration
6 4 (4.30%) Open Source
6 4 (4.30%) Scrum
7 3 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (3.23%) Release Management
7 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.23%) TDD
8 2 (2.15%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) C
2 17 (18.28%) Perl
3 16 (17.20%) Python
4 15 (16.13%) Shell Script
4 15 (16.13%) SQL
5 14 (15.05%) Ruby
6 11 (11.83%) Bash Shell
7 9 (9.68%) Java
8 8 (8.60%) Go
9 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.23%) Korn
11 2 (2.15%) C#
11 2 (2.15%) C-shell
11 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.08%) Jython
12 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (9.68%) RHCE
4 8 (8.60%) BC Cleared
4 8 (8.60%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.60%) RHCA
5 5 (5.38%) RHCSA
5 5 (5.38%) RHCT
6 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Docker
2 8 (8.60%) Ceph
2 8 (8.60%) etcd
2 8 (8.60%) flannel
2 8 (8.60%) GlusterFS
3 4 (4.30%) NFS
4 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.23%) Samba
5 2 (2.15%) vCloud
5 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.08%) GPFS
6 1 (1.08%) HDFS
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.08%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (1.08%) Squid
6 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.08%) vSphere
6 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (33.33%) Puppet
2 10 (10.75%) Ansible
2 10 (10.75%) HAProxy
2 10 (10.75%) Red Hat Satellite
3 8 (8.60%) Graphite
3 8 (8.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (8.60%) Kubernetes
3 8 (8.60%) logstash
3 8 (8.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (8.60%) rkt
4 6 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.30%) Nagios
6 2 (2.15%) yum
7 1 (1.08%) Cacti
7 1 (1.08%) Control-M
7 1 (1.08%) Nessus
7 1 (1.08%) SCCM
7 1 (1.08%) SCOM
7 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 49 (52.69%) Red Hat
2 19 (20.43%) Veritas
3 12 (12.90%) VMware
4 9 (9.68%) Oracle
5 4 (4.30%) Mercator
6 3 (3.23%) CommVault
6 3 (3.23%) F5
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.15%) CenturyLink
7 2 (2.15%) Cisco
7 2 (2.15%) IBM
7 2 (2.15%) NetApp
7 2 (2.15%) SAP
8 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.08%) BMC
8 1 (1.08%) Brocade
8 1 (1.08%) EMC
8 1 (1.08%) hybris
8 1 (1.08%) Informatica
8 1 (1.08%) Sybase