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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Consultant
England / London
Rank 389 405 404
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 7 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.065% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.069% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Median daily rate £505 £500 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% -14.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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
18340 20393 20020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.80% 95.07% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13137 14442 14116
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 308 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 London region featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) DevOps
3 11 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (45.45%) Kubernetes
4 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 8 (36.36%) Ansible
5 8 (36.36%) Python
6 7 (31.82%) Puppet
6 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
6 7 (31.82%) Docker
7 6 (27.27%) KVM
7 6 (27.27%) SaltStack
7 6 (27.27%) Storage Virtualisation
7 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
8 5 (22.73%) VPN
8 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) Ruby
8 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
9 4 (18.18%) CentOS
10 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
10 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (13.64%) Route 53

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 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
2 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (13.64%) Route 53
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) GitHub
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (18.18%) CentOS
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) SUSE
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) DevOps
2 6 (27.27%) Storage Virtualisation
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (4.55%) Microservices
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (36.36%) Python
3 5 (22.73%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) Go
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) RHCA
2 3 (13.64%) RHCE
2 3 (13.64%) RHCSA
2 3 (13.64%) RHCT
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Docker
2 6 (27.27%) KVM
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Kubernetes
2 8 (36.36%) Ansible
3 7 (31.82%) Puppet
4 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (13.64%) Terraform
5 1 (4.55%) Control-M
5 1 (4.55%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) SaltStack
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Siebel