The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Linux Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Consultant
Rank 602 621 600
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 28 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.041% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.044% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 16
Median daily rate £490 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £400 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +13.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Linux Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Linux Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Linux Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Linux Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Linux Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Linux Consultant
Top 21 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England +33 28 £490 +5.37% 4
London +8 14 £500 - 2
South East +33 6 £550 +39.68% 1
North West +9 6 £425 -10.52% 1
Cheshire +19 5 £488 +2.63%
Croydon - 3 - -
Reading - 2 £550 -
Warrington - 2 £550 -
Berkshire - 2 £550 -
Hampshire +22 1 £425 +7.93% 1
Basingstoke +2 1 £425 +9.67% 1
City of London +1 1 £500 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £390 - 1
Surrey - 1 £390 -
Knutsford - 1 - -

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (36.07%) Puppet
3 20 (32.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (32.79%) Red Hat
4 16 (26.23%) DevOps
5 14 (22.95%) Shell Script
5 14 (22.95%) Finance
6 13 (21.31%) Unix
6 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
7 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
7 12 (19.67%) Jenkins
8 11 (18.03%) Windows
8 11 (18.03%) Ansible
8 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Satellite
9 10 (16.39%) RHCE
9 10 (16.39%) Python
10 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (14.75%) RHCA
10 9 (14.75%) VMware
11 8 (13.11%) Migration
11 8 (13.11%) Oracle
11 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
12 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
12 7 (11.48%) CentOS
12 7 (11.48%) Docker
12 7 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (11.48%) Low Latency
12 7 (11.48%) RHCSA
12 7 (11.48%) AIX

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (6.56%) OpenStack
1 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) JBoss
3 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.92%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (4.92%) Route 53
3 3 (4.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.28%) GitHub
4 2 (3.28%) Office 365
5 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.64%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) VPN
2 5 (8.20%) Firewall
3 4 (6.56%) SAN
3 4 (6.56%) SSL
4 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.28%) Internet
4 2 (3.28%) LDAP
4 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.64%) FTP
5 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.64%) LAN
5 1 (1.64%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.64%) Skype
5 1 (1.64%) SMTP
5 1 (1.64%) VoIP
5 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) MySQL
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.64%) Power BI
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) GitLab
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 2 (3.28%) MSI
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) JConsole
4 1 (1.64%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.64%) VisualVM
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) LAMP
2 2 (3.28%) HTML
2 2 (3.28%) HTML5
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) JMS
3 1 (1.64%) Middleware
3 1 (1.64%) RESTful
3 1 (1.64%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Clustering
2 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.92%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.92%) Wiki
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.64%) FMCG
4 1 (1.64%) HACMP
4 1 (1.64%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (32.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (21.31%) Unix
4 11 (18.03%) Windows
5 7 (11.48%) AIX
5 7 (11.48%) CentOS
6 4 (6.56%) SUSE
7 2 (3.28%) Solaris
7 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.28%) VMS
8 1 (1.64%) Debian
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) DevOps
2 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.11%) Migration
4 7 (11.48%) Low Latency
5 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.20%) SIEM
6 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.56%) Security Architecture
7 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.92%) Information Security
7 3 (4.92%) ITIL
7 3 (4.92%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.92%) Scrum
7 3 (4.92%) Storage Virtualisation
7 3 (4.92%) Threat Management
7 3 (4.92%) Use Case
8 2 (3.28%) SOLID
8 2 (3.28%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) Shell Script
2 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
3 10 (16.39%) Python
4 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.84%) Ruby
6 5 (8.20%) Perl
7 4 (6.56%) SQL
8 3 (4.92%) C#
8 3 (4.92%) Java
8 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.28%) C
10 1 (1.64%) Go
10 1 (1.64%) Jython
10 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) RHCE
3 9 (14.75%) RHCA
4 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.48%) RHCSA
5 7 (11.48%) RHCT
6 3 (4.92%) CISSP
6 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Docker
2 4 (6.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.92%) KVM
4 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) NFS
4 2 (3.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.64%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.64%) Samba
5 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.64%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) Xen
5 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (36.07%) Puppet
2 11 (18.03%) Ansible
3 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Satellite
4 7 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (9.84%) Kubernetes
6 4 (6.56%) Nessus
6 4 (6.56%) Terraform
7 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
7 2 (3.28%) yum
8 1 (1.64%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.64%) Control-M
8 1 (1.64%) Salt
8 1 (1.64%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Red Hat
2 9 (14.75%) VMware
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle
4 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.56%) Veritas
6 3 (4.92%) ArcSight
6 3 (4.92%) SaltStack
7 2 (3.28%) CommVault
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix
8 1 (1.64%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (1.64%) hybris
8 1 (1.64%) IBM
8 1 (1.64%) Informatica
8 1 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) Siebel
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