Period
to 17 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 93 91
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 1 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.077% 0.69% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 2.21% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -20.00% +23.29%
10th Percentile £375 £332 £425
90th Percentile £425 £372 £484
West Midlands median daily rate £560 £360 £450
% change year-on-year +55.56% -20.00% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Linux Command Line is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 364 498 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.06% 31.40% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 374 269
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.34%
10th Percentile £225 £216 £202
90th Percentile £531 £559 £545
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.27 £21.79 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.18% +38.35% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.12 £10.97
90th Percentile £24.45 £35.00 £25.48
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.18 £21.79 £18.94
% change year-on-year -25.77% +15.05% +8.23%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in Birmingham

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux Command Line in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Command Line in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Linux Command Line also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Houdini
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Effects
1 1 (100.00%) NUKE

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Houdini
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) NUKE
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat