The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Linux Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Consultant
Rank 417 428 427
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 18 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.039% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.041% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 13
Median daily rate £571 £469 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.80% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £513 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £431 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50
Linux Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21443 22185 23279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 15665 16113
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £617 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 350 441
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Linux Consultant in the job title.

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Consultant across the London region.

Linux Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Linux Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Linux Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Linux Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Consultant across the London region.

Linux Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Linux Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
City of London - 3 £440 -
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 London region featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (28.57%) Puppet
5 11 (26.19%) C
5 11 (26.19%) AIX
5 11 (26.19%) Solaris
6 10 (23.81%) Unix
6 10 (23.81%) RHCE
6 10 (23.81%) Finance
6 10 (23.81%) Veritas
6 10 (23.81%) RHCA
6 10 (23.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Satellite
7 9 (21.43%) DevOps
8 8 (19.05%) Banking
9 7 (16.67%) RHCT
9 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 7 (16.67%) Python
9 7 (16.67%) RHCSA
9 7 (16.67%) Low Latency
10 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 5 (11.90%) GitHub
11 5 (11.90%) Ruby
11 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (11.90%) VMware
12 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Mercator
12 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
12 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
1 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
1 1 (2.38%) JMS
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) iSeries
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (26.19%) AIX
3 11 (26.19%) Solaris
4 10 (23.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 10 (23.81%) Unix
5 3 (7.14%) Windows
6 2 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (2.38%) SUSE
7 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) DevOps
2 7 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) Release Management
6 2 (4.76%) Change Control
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (2.38%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.38%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.38%) Migration
7 1 (2.38%) Open Source
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.38%) User Stories
7 1 (2.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) C
2 7 (16.67%) Python
2 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.90%) Ruby
4 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) RHCA
1 10 (23.81%) RHCE
2 7 (16.67%) RHCSA
2 7 (16.67%) RHCT
3 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
1 1 (2.38%) GPFS
1 1 (2.38%) HDFS
1 1 (2.38%) NFS
1 1 (2.38%) vCloud
1 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) Puppet
2 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.76%) Ansible
5 1 (2.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 10 (23.81%) Veritas
3 5 (11.90%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) Mercator
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.38%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.38%) hybris
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) Siebel