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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Consultant
UK
Rank 587 590 595
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 15 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.071% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.075% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 14
Median daily rate £505 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 9 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +17 13 £500 +11.11% 1
London +12 7 £505 +1.00%
South East +19 3 £400 -3.03% 1
Hampshire +2 3 £400 -
North West +22 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) DevOps
3 15 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
6 12 (28.57%) Python
6 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 11 (26.19%) Puppet
7 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
8 10 (23.81%) Unix
8 10 (23.81%) Kubernetes
9 9 (21.43%) Windows
10 8 (19.05%) VMware
10 8 (19.05%) Ansible
10 8 (19.05%) Docker
11 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 7 (16.67%) CentOS
11 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 7 (16.67%) Firewall
12 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
12 6 (14.29%) Clustering
12 6 (14.29%) Migration
12 6 (14.29%) VPN
12 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 6 (14.29%) SIEM
12 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (14.29%) SaltStack
12 6 (14.29%) KVM
12 6 (14.29%) Storage Virtualisation
13 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (4.76%) Apache
1 2 (4.76%) JBoss
1 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.14%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (7.14%) Route 53
3 3 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) GitHub
4 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Office 365
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) VPN
3 4 (9.52%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) FTP
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) SMTP
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Metasploit
3 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) RESTful
2 1 (2.38%) Spring
2 1 (2.38%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) HACMP
4 1 (2.38%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (23.81%) Unix
4 9 (21.43%) Windows
5 7 (16.67%) CentOS
6 5 (11.90%) AIX
7 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.38%) Debian
9 1 (2.38%) SUSE
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) DevOps
2 6 (14.29%) Migration
2 6 (14.29%) SIEM
2 6 (14.29%) Storage Virtualisation
3 5 (11.90%) ITIL
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.52%) Information Security
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 4 (9.52%) Threat Management
4 4 (9.52%) Use Case
5 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.14%) Low Latency
5 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Server Building
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.38%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.38%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (2.38%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 12 (28.57%) Python
2 5 (11.90%) Ruby
3 4 (9.52%) Perl
3 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.14%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) Go
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) CISSP
3 4 (9.52%) RHCSA
4 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) RHCA
4 3 (7.14%) RHCE
4 3 (7.14%) RHCT
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Docker
2 6 (14.29%) KVM
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.38%) PowerHA
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) Puppet
2 10 (23.81%) Kubernetes
3 8 (19.05%) Ansible
4 4 (9.52%) Nessus
4 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (7.14%) Terraform
6 1 (2.38%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.38%) Salt
6 1 (2.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
2 8 (19.05%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.29%) SaltStack
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle
5 4 (9.52%) ArcSight
5 4 (9.52%) Veritas
6 2 (4.76%) Splunk
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) Siebel