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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Consultant
Rank 597 598 565
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 32 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.033% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.035% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 17
Median daily rate £439 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £302 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £431 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +4.54%
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
47309 49013 46162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31699 28498
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1424 1848 1899
Median hourly rate £17.31 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +9 14 £475 +5.55% 1
South East +8 8 £400 -7.24%
Yorkshire - 4 £363 - 1
East of England +21 2 - -
South West +3 1 £475 +126.19%
West Midlands -36 1 - -
North East -47 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Linux Consultant
UK

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (48.08%) Red Hat
3 40 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (36.54%) Puppet
5 35 (33.65%) DevOps
6 29 (27.88%) Configuration Management
7 26 (25.00%) Unix
8 25 (24.04%) Git (software)
9 24 (23.08%) Solaris
10 23 (22.12%) C
10 23 (22.12%) SQL
10 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
10 23 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (21.15%) SC Cleared
11 22 (21.15%) Perl
11 22 (21.15%) Ruby
12 21 (20.19%) Python
13 20 (19.23%) AIX
13 20 (19.23%) Veritas
13 20 (19.23%) GitHub
14 18 (17.31%) HAProxy
15 17 (16.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 16 (15.38%) Docker
17 15 (14.42%) Ansible
17 15 (14.42%) GitLab
17 15 (14.42%) Artifactory
17 15 (14.42%) NoSQL
17 15 (14.42%) BPSS Clearance
17 15 (14.42%) Security Hardening
18 14 (13.46%) 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 14 (13.46%) nginx
2 12 (11.54%) Apache
3 11 (10.58%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.73%) IIS
5 4 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (19.23%) GitHub
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) LDAP
2 7 (6.73%) Kerberos
3 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.81%) SSL
5 4 (3.85%) SAN
6 3 (2.88%) DNS
6 3 (2.88%) Internet
7 2 (1.92%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.92%) Firewall
7 2 (1.92%) HTTP
7 2 (1.92%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.92%) SSH
7 2 (1.92%) WAN
8 1 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.96%) IPv6
8 1 (0.96%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.77%) MySQL
4 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.96%) Big Data
7 1 (0.96%) DB2
7 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.96%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (24.04%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.42%) Artifactory
2 15 (14.42%) GitLab
3 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.77%) Subversion
5 3 (2.88%) JIRA
6 2 (1.92%) GoCD
7 1 (0.96%) MSI
7 1 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (12.50%) Banking
1 13 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (0.96%) International Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.46%) Sensu
2 6 (5.77%) LAMP
3 4 (3.85%) Middleware
4 2 (1.92%) .NET
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) HTML5
4 2 (1.92%) SAML
5 1 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.96%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.96%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.96%) WCF
5 1 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
1 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.92%) Clustering
2 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.92%) Wiki
3 1 (0.96%) CLARiiON
3 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.96%) HACMP
3 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (25.00%) Unix
4 24 (23.08%) Solaris
5 20 (19.23%) AIX
6 17 (16.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 14 (13.46%) CoreOS
8 12 (11.54%) Windows
9 7 (6.73%) CentOS
10 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
11 4 (3.85%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.88%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (2.88%) SUSE
13 2 (1.92%) Debian
13 2 (1.92%) VMS
14 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.65%) DevOps
2 29 (27.88%) Configuration Management
3 15 (14.42%) Security Hardening
4 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (5.77%) Automated Testing
6 6 (5.77%) ITIL
6 6 (5.77%) Open Source
7 5 (4.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (4.81%) Investment Management
7 5 (4.81%) Migration
7 5 (4.81%) Release Management
7 5 (4.81%) Validation
8 4 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.85%) Scrum
9 3 (2.88%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.92%) MVC
10 2 (1.92%) SOA
10 2 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.12%) C
1 23 (22.12%) SQL
2 22 (21.15%) Perl
2 22 (21.15%) Ruby
3 21 (20.19%) Python
4 14 (13.46%) Go
5 12 (11.54%) Bash Shell
6 9 (8.65%) Java
6 9 (8.65%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.88%) Korn
7 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.92%) C#
8 2 (1.92%) C-shell
8 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 22 (21.15%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (13.46%) BC Cleared
4 14 (13.46%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.81%) RHCE
6 4 (3.85%) RHCA
7 1 (0.96%) Degree
7 1 (0.96%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.96%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (15.38%) Docker
2 14 (13.46%) Ceph
2 14 (13.46%) etcd
2 14 (13.46%) flannel
2 14 (13.46%) GlusterFS
3 4 (3.85%) NFS
4 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.88%) Samba
5 2 (1.92%) vCloud
6 1 (0.96%) GPFS
6 1 (0.96%) HDFS
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.96%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (0.96%) Squid
6 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (36.54%) Puppet
2 18 (17.31%) HAProxy
3 15 (14.42%) Ansible
4 14 (13.46%) Graphite
4 14 (13.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 14 (13.46%) Kubernetes
4 14 (13.46%) logstash
4 14 (13.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 14 (13.46%) rkt
5 8 (7.69%) Nagios
6 7 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.92%) Terraform
9 1 (0.96%) Cacti
9 1 (0.96%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.96%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.96%) SCCM
9 1 (0.96%) SCOM
9 1 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.96%) yum
Vendors
1 50 (48.08%) Red Hat
2 20 (19.23%) Veritas
3 10 (9.62%) Oracle
3 10 (9.62%) VMware
4 6 (5.77%) Mercator
5 4 (3.85%) CenturyLink
5 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.88%) CommVault
6 3 (2.88%) F5
7 2 (1.92%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco
7 2 (1.92%) NetApp
7 2 (1.92%) New Relic
7 2 (1.92%) Siebel
8 1 (0.96%) BMC
8 1 (0.96%) EMC
8 1 (0.96%) HP
8 1 (0.96%) IBM
8 1 (0.96%) SAP
8 1 (0.96%) Sybase