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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Consultant
Rank 378 423 417
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 43 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.028% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £500 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £580 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
20569 21078 21803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.98% 94.55% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 14579 15350
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 396 399
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Harrow - 2 £395 -
Croydon - 1 £250 -
City of London - 1 £475 -
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (53.13%) Red Hat
3 26 (40.63%) DevOps
4 24 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (34.38%) Puppet
5 22 (34.38%) C
6 21 (32.81%) Solaris
6 21 (32.81%) Configuration Management
6 21 (32.81%) Ruby
6 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
7 20 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (29.69%) SQL
9 18 (28.13%) GitHub
9 18 (28.13%) HAProxy
10 17 (26.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 17 (26.56%) AIX
10 17 (26.56%) Veritas
11 15 (23.44%) Unix
11 15 (23.44%) Python
11 15 (23.44%) Artifactory
11 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
11 15 (23.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 15 (23.44%) Docker
12 14 (21.88%) Sensu
12 14 (21.88%) logstash
12 14 (21.88%) Ansible
12 14 (21.88%) GitLab
12 14 (21.88%) Graphite
12 14 (21.88%) CoreOS
12 14 (21.88%) GlusterFS

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 14 (21.88%) nginx
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
2 5 (7.81%) IIS
3 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (28.13%) GitHub
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Kerberos
2 4 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.44%) Artifactory
3 14 (21.88%) GitLab
4 5 (7.81%) Subversion
5 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.56%) JIRA
6 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (18.75%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) International Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) Sensu
2 4 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.56%) CLARiiON
2 1 (1.56%) Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (32.81%) Solaris
4 17 (26.56%) AIX
4 17 (26.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 15 (23.44%) Unix
6 14 (21.88%) CoreOS
7 5 (7.81%) Windows
8 3 (4.69%) CentOS
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) DevOps
2 21 (32.81%) Configuration Management
3 14 (21.88%) Security Hardening
4 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.81%) Investment Management
6 3 (4.69%) Automated Testing
6 3 (4.69%) Open Source
6 3 (4.69%) Release Management
7 1 (1.56%) BCP
7 1 (1.56%) Build Automation
7 1 (1.56%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.56%) Change Control
7 1 (1.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.56%) Scrum
7 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) C
2 21 (32.81%) Ruby
3 19 (29.69%) SQL
4 15 (23.44%) Python
5 14 (21.88%) Go
5 14 (21.88%) Perl
6 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.56%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) Korn
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) BPSS Clearance
1 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.88%) BC Cleared
2 14 (21.88%) DV Cleared
2 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) RHCA
3 1 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) Docker
2 14 (21.88%) Ceph
2 14 (21.88%) etcd
2 14 (21.88%) flannel
2 14 (21.88%) GlusterFS
3 2 (3.13%) vCloud
4 1 (1.56%) GPFS
4 1 (1.56%) HDFS
4 1 (1.56%) NFS
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (34.38%) Puppet
2 18 (28.13%) HAProxy
3 14 (21.88%) Ansible
3 14 (21.88%) Graphite
3 14 (21.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 14 (21.88%) Kubernetes
3 14 (21.88%) logstash
3 14 (21.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (9.38%) Nagios
5 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) Red Hat
2 17 (26.56%) Veritas
3 5 (7.81%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) CenturyLink
4 4 (6.25%) Mercator
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle
5 3 (4.69%) Siebel
6 2 (3.13%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) NetApp
6 2 (3.13%) New Relic
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) F5
7 1 (1.56%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) Sybase