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 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 579 581 592
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 64 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.053% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.056% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 12
Median daily rate £385 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
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 - - -

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
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

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 31 May 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 28 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 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
England +26 59 £390 -15.67% 1
London +45 43 £400 -20.00% 1
Scotland -13 5 £375 +11.11%
South East -20 5 £438 -21.52%
Yorkshire +2 4 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
Edinburgh -12 3 £375 +11.11%
Leeds - 3 £369 -
North West - 3 £400 -
Tyne and Wear -44 2 £320 -
North East -46 2 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -53 2 £320 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £411 -
Manchester - 2 £375 -
Harrow - 2 £395 -
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Kent -14 1 £475 -7.76%
Surrey - 1 £475 -
Dorset - 1 £250 -
South West - 1 £250 -
Slough - 1 £300 -
Bournemouth - 1 £250 -
Croydon - 1 £250 -
City of London - 1 £475 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 105 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (51.43%) Red Hat
3 43 (40.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (32.38%) DevOps
5 33 (31.43%) Puppet
6 27 (25.71%) Configuration Management
6 27 (25.71%) Unix
6 27 (25.71%) Solaris
7 24 (22.86%) Git (software)
8 23 (21.90%) SQL
8 23 (21.90%) Veritas
9 22 (20.95%) C
9 22 (20.95%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (20.00%) Ruby
10 21 (20.00%) Perl
11 20 (19.05%) AIX
11 20 (19.05%) Python
11 20 (19.05%) GitHub
12 19 (18.10%) Security Cleared
13 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
13 18 (17.14%) HAProxy
13 18 (17.14%) Docker
14 17 (16.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 16 (15.24%) nginx
15 16 (15.24%) Apache
16 15 (14.29%) Artifactory
16 15 (14.29%) NoSQL
16 15 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
16 15 (14.29%) Security Hardening
17 14 (13.33%) Kubernetes

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 16 (15.24%) Apache
1 16 (15.24%) nginx
2 12 (11.43%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.57%) IIS
4 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.90%) Confluence
7 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.95%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (19.05%) GitHub
3 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.67%) Kerberos
2 7 (6.67%) LDAP
3 6 (5.71%) DNS
3 6 (5.71%) SAN
4 5 (4.76%) HTTP
4 5 (4.76%) SSL
5 4 (3.81%) Firewall
6 3 (2.86%) BIG-IP
6 3 (2.86%) IPsec
6 3 (2.86%) SSH
7 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.90%) DHCP
7 2 (1.90%) FTP
7 2 (1.90%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.90%) VPN
7 2 (1.90%) WAN
8 1 (0.95%) Internet
8 1 (0.95%) IPv6
8 1 (0.95%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.76%) MySQL
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.95%) Big Data
7 1 (0.95%) DB2
7 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 14 (13.33%) GitLab
4 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.71%) Subversion
5 3 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 13 (12.38%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (0.95%) International Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.33%) Sensu
2 11 (10.48%) Middleware
3 5 (4.76%) LAMP
4 3 (2.86%) SAML
5 2 (1.90%) .NET
5 2 (1.90%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.90%) Servlets
6 1 (0.95%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.95%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.95%) WCF
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.86%) Clustering
3 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.95%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.95%) HACMP
4 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (40.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (25.71%) Solaris
3 27 (25.71%) Unix
4 20 (19.05%) AIX
5 17 (16.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 14 (13.33%) CoreOS
7 12 (11.43%) Windows
8 7 (6.67%) CentOS
9 6 (5.71%) Windows Server
10 3 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.90%) Debian
12 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.95%) HPUX
12 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.38%) DevOps
2 27 (25.71%) Configuration Management
3 15 (14.29%) Security Hardening
4 13 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.62%) ITIL
7 7 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 7 (6.67%) Open Source
8 6 (5.71%) Migration
8 6 (5.71%) Release Management
9 5 (4.76%) Investment Management
10 4 (3.81%) High Availability
10 4 (3.81%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.81%) Unit Testing
11 3 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (2.86%) SOA
11 3 (2.86%) Validation
12 2 (1.90%) ITIL V3
12 2 (1.90%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.90%) SQL
2 22 (20.95%) C
3 21 (20.00%) Perl
3 21 (20.00%) Ruby
4 20 (19.05%) Python
5 14 (13.33%) Go
6 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
7 9 (8.57%) Java
8 5 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.86%) Korn
10 2 (1.90%) C-shell
10 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.95%) PHP
11 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (13.33%) BC Cleared
4 14 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) RHCA
5 1 (0.95%) RHCE
5 1 (0.95%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (17.14%) Docker
2 14 (13.33%) Ceph
2 14 (13.33%) etcd
2 14 (13.33%) flannel
2 14 (13.33%) GlusterFS
3 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.86%) Xen
4 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.90%) NFS
4 2 (1.90%) Samba
4 2 (1.90%) vCloud
4 2 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.95%) RHEV
5 1 (0.95%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (0.95%) Squid
5 1 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (31.43%) Puppet
2 18 (17.14%) HAProxy
3 14 (13.33%) Ansible
3 14 (13.33%) Graphite
3 14 (13.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 14 (13.33%) Kubernetes
3 14 (13.33%) logstash
3 14 (13.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (7.62%) Nagios
4 8 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.90%) Terraform
6 1 (0.95%) Cacti
6 1 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.95%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.95%) SCCM
6 1 (0.95%) SCOM
6 1 (0.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 54 (51.43%) Red Hat
2 23 (21.90%) Veritas
3 12 (11.43%) Oracle
4 10 (9.52%) VMware
5 6 (5.71%) Mercator
5 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.81%) CenturyLink
6 4 (3.81%) Cisco
6 4 (3.81%) F5
6 4 (3.81%) IBM
7 3 (2.86%) Siebel
8 2 (1.90%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.90%) EMC
8 2 (1.90%) HP
8 2 (1.90%) NetApp
8 2 (1.90%) New Relic
9 1 (0.95%) Apigee
9 1 (0.95%) Axway
9 1 (0.95%) PlateSpin
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