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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 2 July 2022 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)
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 527 532 431
Rank change year-on-year +5 -101 +69
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 244 132 140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 0.81% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 77 92
10th Percentile £374 £349 £406
25th Percentile £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.27%
75th Percentile £640 £575 £566
90th Percentile £707 £647 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £527 £500
% change year-on-year +4.41% +5.35% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
10th Percentile £42.10 - -
25th Percentile £42.25 - -
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £66.00
75th Percentile £50.39 - -
90th Percentile £50.62 - -
UK median hourly rate £46.00 - £66.00
% change year-on-year - - +33.78%

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

All Generic Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 23,420 16,389 11,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.50% 31.09% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,812 11,114 7,721
10th Percentile £313 £300 £268
25th Percentile £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £675 £619 £605
90th Percentile £775 £713 £720
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 611 407
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.02 £12.60
25th Percentile £17.56 £15.91 £16.00
Median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +1.21% +17.62%
75th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £46.25
90th Percentile £67.47 £60.00 £53.85
UK median hourly rate £26.74 £25.00 £24.86
% change year-on-year +6.96% +0.58% +19.18%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux Command Line in England.

Daily rate trend for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Linux Command Line in England over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Linux Command Line in England.

Hourly rate trend for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Command Line within the England region over the 6 months to 2 July 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London +14 145 £571 +3.73% 29
South East -23 36 £540 +12.21% 11
South West -11 16 £525 +23.69% 2
Midlands -25 14 £520 -1.42% 3
West Midlands -26 14 £520 -1.89% 2
East of England -17 9 £575 +31.43% 6
North of England -53 6 £441 -17.41% 13
North West -40 4 £233 -47.75% 7
Yorkshire -33 2 £650 +17.12% 4
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 176 (72.13%) Linux
2 140 (57.38%) Python
3 132 (54.10%) DevOps
4 97 (39.75%) Azure
4 97 (39.75%) Bash
5 96 (39.34%) Git (software)
6 88 (36.07%) Java
7 83 (34.02%) AWS
8 79 (32.38%) Windows
9 75 (30.74%) PowerShell
10 72 (29.51%) Terraform
11 66 (27.05%) CI/CD
11 66 (27.05%) SQL
12 59 (24.18%) Kubernetes
13 57 (23.36%) Jenkins
13 57 (23.36%) Security Cleared
14 55 (22.54%) Finance
15 53 (21.72%) Ansible
16 51 (20.90%) Infrastructure as Code
17 50 (20.49%) Agile
18 47 (19.26%) Docker
18 47 (19.26%) SC Cleared
19 46 (18.85%) Software Engineering
20 44 (18.03%) Azure DevOps
21 41 (16.80%) JavaScript
22 40 (16.39%) Test Automation
23 39 (15.98%) Serverless
24 37 (15.16%) Social Skills
25 36 (14.75%) Elastic Stack
26 35 (14.34%) Unix

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 26 (10.66%) Apache Spark
2 21 (8.61%) Confluence
3 10 (4.10%) Apache
3 10 (4.10%) nginx
4 8 (3.28%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.46%) JBoss
6 5 (2.05%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (2.05%) IIS
6 5 (2.05%) Luigi
6 5 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.64%) Jupyter
7 4 (1.64%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.64%) Red Hat Fuse
8 2 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.41%) CMS
9 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Magento
2 3 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.41%) Fidessa
4 1 (0.41%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 97 (39.75%) Azure
2 83 (34.02%) AWS
3 44 (18.03%) Azure DevOps
4 39 (15.98%) Serverless
5 28 (11.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 25 (10.25%) PaaS
7 23 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (9.02%) Azure AKS
9 21 (8.61%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (8.61%) GCP
10 19 (7.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 19 (7.79%) GitHub
11 18 (7.38%) OpenShift
12 17 (6.97%) Azure Monitor
13 16 (6.56%) Amazon S3
14 14 (5.74%) Power Platform
15 13 (5.33%) Azure Active Directory
15 13 (5.33%) Azure Data Factory
16 12 (4.92%) Azure Functions
17 11 (4.51%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.33%) SSH
2 11 (4.51%) DNS
2 11 (4.51%) Firewall
3 10 (4.10%) SSL
4 6 (2.46%) Network Security
5 5 (2.05%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.05%) Internet
5 5 (2.05%) Kerberos
5 5 (2.05%) tcpdump
5 5 (2.05%) VLAN
5 5 (2.05%) VPN
6 4 (1.64%) HTTP
6 4 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (1.64%) WAN
6 4 (1.64%) Wireless
7 3 (1.23%) DHCP
7 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.41%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.07%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (8.20%) MySQL
3 18 (7.38%) Big Data
3 18 (7.38%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.74%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.33%) Hadoop
5 13 (5.33%) Redis
5 13 (5.33%) SQL Server
6 11 (4.51%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (4.51%) Data Lake
6 11 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.51%) Power BI
7 9 (3.69%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.69%) Presto
8 7 (2.87%) Amazon Athena
8 7 (2.87%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.46%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.46%) HBase
10 5 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 96 (39.34%) Git (software)
2 57 (23.36%) Jenkins
3 23 (9.43%) JIRA
4 12 (4.92%) GitLab
5 9 (3.69%) Bitbucket
5 9 (3.69%) Maven
6 7 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (2.87%) SonarQube
7 5 (2.05%) Babel
7 5 (2.05%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.64%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.64%) Cypress.io
8 4 (1.64%) ESLint
8 4 (1.64%) Gradle
8 4 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.64%) Storybook
8 4 (1.64%) Terragrunt
9 3 (1.23%) Bitbucket Server
9 3 (1.23%) GoCD
9 3 (1.23%) RSpec
General
1 55 (22.54%) Finance
2 37 (15.16%) Social Skills
3 22 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.74%) Public Sector
5 9 (3.69%) Front Office
6 8 (3.28%) Documentation Skills
7 7 (2.87%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (2.46%) Banking
9 5 (2.05%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.23%) Law
11 2 (0.82%) Legal
12 1 (0.41%) Electronics
12 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.41%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (23.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (17.62%) Developer
3 27 (11.07%) AWS Engineer
4 23 (9.43%) AWS DevOps
4 23 (9.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 22 (9.02%) Azure Engineer
6 21 (8.61%) Architect
7 20 (8.20%) Data Engineer
8 17 (6.97%) Python Developer
9 13 (5.33%) Support Engineer
10 12 (4.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 12 (4.92%) Platform Engineer
11 11 (4.51%) Consultant
12 10 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (3.69%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (3.69%) Java Developer
14 8 (3.28%) Administrator
14 8 (3.28%) DevOps Developer
14 8 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.28%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.75%) Elastic Stack
2 26 (10.66%) REST
3 24 (9.84%) Kafka
4 18 (7.38%) ARM Templates
5 17 (6.97%) JSON
6 16 (6.56%) Spring
7 12 (4.92%) HTML
8 11 (4.51%) Spark Streaming
9 10 (4.10%) YAML
10 9 (3.69%) CSS
10 9 (3.69%) OAuth
10 9 (3.69%) OAuth2
10 9 (3.69%) React
10 9 (3.69%) SOAP
11 8 (3.28%) Node.js
12 7 (2.87%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.87%) PySpark
12 7 (2.87%) Twisted
13 6 (2.46%) gRPC
13 6 (2.46%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.38%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (4.92%) User Experience
3 10 (4.10%) Clustering
4 8 (3.28%) Cloud Native
4 8 (3.28%) Equity Risk
4 8 (3.28%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.87%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.46%) Equities
7 5 (2.05%) Cybercrime
7 5 (2.05%) Derivative
7 5 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.05%) Replication
8 4 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.64%) IoT
8 4 (1.64%) Legacy Applications
9 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 176 (72.13%) Linux
2 79 (32.38%) Windows
3 35 (14.34%) Unix
4 19 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.51%) CentOS
6 10 (4.10%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.87%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.05%) VMS
9 4 (1.64%) Amazon Linux
9 4 (1.64%) Android
10 3 (1.23%) Debian
10 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.41%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.41%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (54.10%) DevOps
2 66 (27.05%) CI/CD
3 51 (20.90%) Infrastructure as Code
4 50 (20.49%) Agile
5 46 (18.85%) Software Engineering
6 40 (16.39%) Test Automation
7 34 (13.93%) Analytics
8 33 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (11.07%) Scrum
10 26 (10.66%) Computer Science
11 25 (10.25%) Configuration Management
12 24 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (9.84%) Data Engineering
13 22 (9.02%) Deployment Automation
14 21 (8.61%) Task Automation
15 20 (8.20%) ETL
15 20 (8.20%) Migration
16 19 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (7.79%) ITIL
17 17 (6.97%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 140 (57.38%) Python
2 97 (39.75%) Bash
3 88 (36.07%) Java
4 75 (30.74%) PowerShell
5 66 (27.05%) SQL
6 41 (16.80%) JavaScript
7 35 (14.34%) Ruby
8 22 (9.02%) Go
9 21 (8.61%) Shell Script
10 18 (7.38%) C#
11 17 (6.97%) Scala
12 12 (4.92%) Perl
13 9 (3.69%) Groovy
14 8 (3.28%) R
14 8 (3.28%) TypeScript
15 7 (2.87%) PHP
16 6 (2.46%) AWK
16 6 (2.46%) sed
16 6 (2.46%) T-SQL
17 5 (2.05%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (23.36%) Security Cleared
2 47 (19.26%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.79%) Degree
4 13 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (4.92%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.69%) FFIEC
7 8 (3.28%) PMP
8 6 (2.46%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.23%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.82%) CISSP
11 1 (0.41%) CCNP
11 1 (0.41%) CCSA
11 1 (0.41%) CCSE
11 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.41%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.33%) Data Quality
2 12 (4.92%) QA
3 10 (4.10%) PCI DSS
4 9 (3.69%) GLBA
4 9 (3.69%) NIST
5 4 (1.64%) Accessibility
5 4 (1.64%) SLA
5 4 (1.64%) WCAG
6 2 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.82%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.41%) GDPR
7 1 (0.41%) RMADS
System Software
1 47 (19.26%) Docker
2 22 (9.02%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.87%) OpenSSH
3 7 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.05%) Firmware
5 5 (2.05%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.64%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.82%) HDFS
8 2 (0.82%) KVM
8 2 (0.82%) Squid
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.82%) Xen
9 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.41%) NFS
9 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 72 (29.51%) Terraform
2 59 (24.18%) Kubernetes
3 53 (21.72%) Ansible
4 26 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (6.15%) Puppet
6 13 (5.33%) Packer
7 10 (4.10%) Prometheus
8 7 (2.87%) Grafana
8 7 (2.87%) Kibana
9 6 (2.46%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (2.46%) WSUS
10 5 (2.05%) Consul
10 5 (2.05%) Rancher
11 4 (1.64%) Istio
12 3 (1.23%) Cobbler
12 3 (1.23%) Pingdom
13 2 (0.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (12.70%) Red Hat
2 25 (10.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.56%) Splunk
4 13 (5.33%) Databricks
5 12 (4.92%) Oracle
6 11 (4.51%) IBM
7 8 (3.28%) VMware
8 7 (2.87%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.87%) Dynatrace
9 5 (2.05%) Cisco
9 5 (2.05%) F5
9 5 (2.05%) Google
9 5 (2.05%) New Relic
10 4 (1.64%) Black Duck
10 4 (1.64%) Coverity
10 4 (1.64%) Informatica
10 4 (1.64%) NetApp
11 3 (1.23%) PagerDuty
11 3 (1.23%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.23%) ServiceNow