Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 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)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 467 492 548
Rank change year-on-year +25 +56 +42
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 342 420 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 1.36% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 303 216
England median daily rate £500 £510 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.88% +12.23%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £315
90th Percentile £639 £619 £577
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
England median hourly rate £48.50 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.54% - -
UK median hourly rate £48.50 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year +65.81% - -

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 24,445 30,908 30,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.44% 32.77% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,690 20,335 20,072
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £265 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £674 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 926 960 927
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.88 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.65% - -

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in England.

Contractor 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 17 October 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
London -21 181 £525 -4.55% 54
South East +35 72 £505 +18.82% 44
North of England +43 25 £450 - 12
East of England +46 24 £365 -8.88% 20
Midlands +63 21 £450 -14.29% 9
North West +42 19 £450 - 8
South West -13 19 £375 -21.05% 32
West Midlands +41 9 £475 - 5
East Midlands +39 6 £391 -25.48% 4
Yorkshire +31 5 £400 -15.79% 4
North East +14 1 £388 +3.33%
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 England region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 246 (71.93%) Linux
2 146 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (38.60%) Python
3 132 (38.60%) DevOps
4 120 (35.09%) Java
5 113 (33.04%) AWS
6 112 (32.75%) Unix
7 109 (31.87%) Bash Shell
8 101 (29.53%) Git (software)
9 88 (25.73%) Windows
9 88 (25.73%) Docker
10 86 (25.15%) Jenkins
11 78 (22.81%) Test Automation
12 75 (21.93%) SQL
13 74 (21.64%) JavaScript
13 74 (21.64%) Azure
13 74 (21.64%) Terraform
14 71 (20.76%) Kubernetes
15 69 (20.18%) PowerShell
16 66 (19.30%) Ansible
17 62 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
18 55 (16.08%) MySQL
18 55 (16.08%) Scrum
19 54 (15.79%) TDD
20 51 (14.91%) Microsoft
21 46 (13.45%) Software Engineering
21 46 (13.45%) JIRA
22 45 (13.16%) Kanban
22 45 (13.16%) Security Cleared
23 44 (12.87%) Active Directory

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 20 (5.85%) Confluence
2 16 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.68%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.39%) Apache Spark
4 14 (4.09%) Apache
5 10 (2.92%) IIS
6 8 (2.34%) JBoss
7 7 (2.05%) Ethereum
7 7 (2.05%) Hyperledger
8 6 (1.75%) nginx
9 5 (1.46%) Mendix
9 5 (1.46%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.17%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (1.17%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.88%) Drupal
11 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.88%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 3 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.05%) Distributed Ledger
1 7 (2.05%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 113 (33.04%) AWS
2 74 (21.64%) Azure
3 29 (8.48%) Serverless
4 28 (8.19%) Amazon ECS
4 28 (8.19%) GitHub
5 27 (7.89%) IaaS
6 26 (7.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (7.60%) GCP
7 25 (7.31%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (7.31%) PaaS
8 23 (6.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 23 (6.73%) Amazon S3
9 20 (5.85%) AWS Lambda
9 20 (5.85%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (4.97%) Amazon Kinesis
11 13 (3.80%) OpenShift
12 11 (3.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 11 (3.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.43%) Firewall
2 18 (5.26%) SSH
3 17 (4.97%) VPN
4 16 (4.68%) TCP/IP
5 14 (4.09%) DNS
5 14 (4.09%) Network Security
5 14 (4.09%) Wireshark
6 13 (3.80%) Internet
7 11 (3.22%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (3.22%) HTTP
8 10 (2.92%) BGP
8 10 (2.92%) MQTT
8 10 (2.92%) OSPF
9 8 (2.34%) LAN
10 7 (2.05%) MPLS
10 7 (2.05%) SNMP
10 7 (2.05%) VoIP
10 7 (2.05%) WAN
11 6 (1.75%) IPsec
11 6 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (16.08%) MySQL
2 38 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 31 (9.06%) Amazon RDS
4 27 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (5.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 20 (5.85%) Hadoop
6 18 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 16 (4.68%) Big Data
8 14 (4.09%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (3.51%) Redis
11 10 (2.92%) Amazon Athena
11 10 (2.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.92%) Blockchain
11 10 (2.92%) HBase
11 10 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.92%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (2.63%) NoSQL
12 9 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 101 (29.53%) Git (software)
2 86 (25.15%) Jenkins
3 46 (13.45%) JIRA
4 37 (10.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 22 (6.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (6.43%) Maven
6 21 (6.14%) SonarQube
7 20 (5.85%) GitLab
8 18 (5.26%) Bitbucket
9 17 (4.97%) Eclipse
9 17 (4.97%) Visual Studio
10 16 (4.68%) JUnit
11 14 (4.09%) Mockito
12 13 (3.80%) CircleCI
13 12 (3.51%) Cucumber
13 12 (3.51%) IntelliJ
14 11 (3.22%) Subversion
15 10 (2.92%) Travis CI
16 9 (2.63%) Gradle
17 8 (2.34%) Ant
General
1 39 (11.40%) Finance
2 14 (4.09%) Banking
3 10 (2.92%) Retail Banking
4 7 (2.05%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.75%) Games
5 6 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.17%) Military
7 3 (0.88%) Advertising
7 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.88%) Publishing
7 3 (0.88%) Retail
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 125 (36.55%) Developer
2 50 (14.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (10.23%) AWS Engineer
4 28 (8.19%) Java Developer
5 21 (6.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 20 (5.85%) Azure Engineer
6 20 (5.85%) Software Engineer
7 18 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (4.97%) Administrator
8 17 (4.97%) Platform Engineer
9 16 (4.68%) React Developer
10 15 (4.39%) AWS DevOps
10 15 (4.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 13 (3.80%) Architect
12 12 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
12 12 (3.51%) Network Engineer
12 12 (3.51%) Security Engineer
12 12 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (3.22%) Analyst
13 11 (3.22%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.70%) HTML
2 39 (11.40%) Spring
3 38 (11.11%) JSON
3 38 (11.11%) Node.js
4 37 (10.82%) REST
5 36 (10.53%) RESTful
6 35 (10.23%) CSS
7 24 (7.02%) Flask
8 22 (6.43%) React
9 21 (6.14%) .NET
10 18 (5.26%) OAuth
11 17 (4.97%) Spring Boot
11 17 (4.97%) Web Services
12 16 (4.68%) SOAP
12 16 (4.68%) XML
13 14 (4.09%) HTML5
13 14 (4.09%) Lambda Expressions
13 14 (4.09%) Middleware
14 12 (3.51%) Elastic Stack
14 12 (3.51%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.14%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.68%) Video on Demand
3 15 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.09%) Data Structures
4 14 (4.09%) Video\Live Streaming
5 13 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.92%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.34%) Cloud Native
9 7 (2.05%) Bitcoin
9 7 (2.05%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.75%) Clustering
10 6 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.46%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.46%) IPTV
11 5 (1.46%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.46%) Replication
11 5 (1.46%) STB
Operating Systems
1 246 (71.93%) Linux
2 112 (32.75%) Unix
3 88 (25.73%) Windows
4 27 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (7.31%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.22%) VMS
7 10 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.63%) Mac OS
9 8 (2.34%) CentOS
9 8 (2.34%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (2.05%) Debian
10 7 (2.05%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.75%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.75%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.17%) AIX
12 4 (1.17%) FreeBSD
12 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.88%) Solaris
13 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (38.60%) DevOps
3 78 (22.81%) Test Automation
4 62 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (16.08%) Scrum
6 54 (15.79%) TDD
7 46 (13.45%) Software Engineering
8 45 (13.16%) Kanban
9 44 (12.87%) Migration
10 41 (11.99%) Configuration Management
10 41 (11.99%) Infrastructure as Code
10 41 (11.99%) Microservices
11 31 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (7.60%) BDD
12 26 (7.60%) Computer Science
12 26 (7.60%) OO
13 25 (7.31%) SDLC
14 23 (6.73%) DRM
15 22 (6.43%) OOP
15 22 (6.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 132 (38.60%) Python
2 120 (35.09%) Java
3 109 (31.87%) Bash Shell
4 75 (21.93%) SQL
5 74 (21.64%) JavaScript
6 69 (20.18%) PowerShell
7 41 (11.99%) TypeScript
8 35 (10.23%) Perl
9 29 (8.48%) PHP
9 29 (8.48%) Ruby
9 29 (8.48%) Shell Script
10 27 (7.89%) Scala
11 24 (7.02%) C#
12 20 (5.85%) Go
13 16 (4.68%) Java 8
14 15 (4.39%) C
14 15 (4.39%) C++
15 11 (3.22%) Korn
16 10 (2.92%) R
17 7 (2.05%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 45 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.31%) Degree
3 23 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.68%) DV Cleared
5 14 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.75%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.75%) CCENT
6 6 (1.75%) CCNA
6 6 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.17%) CCIP
7 4 (1.17%) CCNP
7 4 (1.17%) CCSA
7 4 (1.17%) CCSE
8 3 (0.88%) JNCIE
8 3 (0.88%) JNCIP
9 2 (0.58%) MCSA
9 2 (0.58%) MCSE
9 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.29%) MCP
10 1 (0.29%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.63%) QA
2 6 (1.75%) SLA
3 5 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.17%) GDPR
5 3 (0.88%) NCSC
5 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 88 (25.73%) Docker
2 44 (12.87%) Active Directory
3 31 (9.06%) Virtual Machines
3 31 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.22%) Firmware
6 10 (2.92%) HDFS
7 9 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.46%) RACF
9 4 (1.17%) LXC
9 4 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.17%) vSphere
10 3 (0.88%) NFS
11 2 (0.58%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.58%) SRDF
11 2 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 74 (21.64%) Terraform
2 71 (20.76%) Kubernetes
3 66 (19.30%) Ansible
4 38 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (11.11%) Puppet
5 14 (4.09%) Hadoop YARN
6 9 (2.63%) Grafana
7 6 (1.75%) SCCM
7 6 (1.75%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.17%) Kibana
8 4 (1.17%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.17%) Packer
8 4 (1.17%) SCOM
8 4 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.17%) vRealize
9 3 (0.88%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.58%) NetApp OnCommand
10 2 (0.58%) SELinux
10 2 (0.58%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 51 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.65%) VMware
3 29 (8.48%) Red Hat
4 24 (7.02%) Atlassian
4 24 (7.02%) Oracle
5 18 (5.26%) Cisco
6 17 (4.97%) Splunk
7 16 (4.68%) Google
8 9 (2.63%) IBM
9 8 (2.34%) Facebook
9 8 (2.34%) HP
9 8 (2.34%) Twitter
9 8 (2.34%) YouTube
10 7 (2.05%) Juniper
11 6 (1.75%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.75%) Percona
12 5 (1.46%) Coverity
12 5 (1.46%) Huawei
12 5 (1.46%) hybris
12 5 (1.46%) Palo Alto