Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 488 486 493
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 +54
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 231 406 382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.38% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 273 242
England median daily rate £500 £518 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +6.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £309 £325 £326
90th Percentile £650 £610 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
England median hourly rate £50.25 £25.12 £37.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.08% -32.77% -20.52%
10th Percentile £46.93 £24.23 £27.77
90th Percentile £54.98 £58.22 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £50.25 £25.12 £46.05
% change year-on-year +100.08% -45.46% -2.03%

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 20,781 29,404 30,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.32% 32.47% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,295 19,351 20,190
England median daily rate £473 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £660
UK median daily rate £458 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.68% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 901 895 867
England median hourly rate £23.63 £20.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.86% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.25 £11.23
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £24.12 £20.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +19.13% -3.58% +5.00%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 -27 107 £550 +4.76% 51
South East +52 57 £493 +10.99% 29
North of England +49 34 £475 +5.56% 21
North West +26 23 £500 +11.11% 15
South West +1 13 £444 -1.39% 19
Yorkshire +40 10 £450 +5.88% 5
East of England +27 10 £501 +14.57% 8
Midlands +33 9 £425 -19.05% 6
West Midlands +33 7 £475 -15.18% 4
East Midlands +29 2 £338 -35.71% 2
North East +15 1 £388 -20.10% 1
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 179 (77.49%) Linux
2 103 (44.59%) Python
3 91 (39.39%) Docker
4 89 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (38.10%) DevOps
6 82 (35.50%) Java
7 77 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 68 (29.44%) Bash Shell
9 67 (29.00%) AWS
9 67 (29.00%) Kubernetes
10 66 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 65 (28.14%) Azure
12 61 (26.41%) Terraform
13 60 (25.97%) Unix
14 57 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
15 56 (24.24%) Test Automation
16 52 (22.51%) Windows
17 48 (20.78%) Ansible
18 46 (19.91%) JavaScript
19 45 (19.48%) SQL
20 44 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
21 43 (18.61%) PowerShell
22 37 (16.02%) Scrum
23 36 (15.58%) MySQL
24 35 (15.15%) Finance
25 34 (14.72%) TDD
26 33 (14.29%) JIRA
26 33 (14.29%) Microservices
27 31 (13.42%) Software Engineering
28 30 (12.99%) Spring

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 15 (6.49%) Confluence
2 14 (6.06%) Apache
3 12 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.76%) IIS
5 10 (4.33%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.60%) JBoss
7 6 (2.60%) nginx
8 5 (2.16%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.73%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.30%) GemFire
10 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.30%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.87%) Drupal
11 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Fuse
12 1 (0.43%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.73%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 4 (1.73%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.43%) InVision
4 1 (0.43%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (29.00%) AWS
2 65 (28.14%) Azure
3 18 (7.79%) GitHub
4 17 (7.36%) GCP
5 16 (6.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (6.93%) PaaS
6 14 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (5.63%) IaaS
8 11 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (4.33%) Amazon S3
10 9 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (3.90%) OpenShift
10 9 (3.90%) Serverless
11 8 (3.46%) Office 365
12 7 (3.03%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (2.60%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (2.60%) npm
14 5 (2.16%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.06%) DNS
1 14 (6.06%) Network Security
2 12 (5.19%) Firewall
2 12 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.76%) Internet
4 10 (4.33%) MQTT
4 10 (4.33%) VPN
5 9 (3.90%) Wireshark
6 8 (3.46%) HTTP
7 7 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (3.03%) SSH
7 7 (3.03%) VoIP
8 6 (2.60%) BGP
8 6 (2.60%) DHCP
8 6 (2.60%) OSPF
8 6 (2.60%) SSL
9 5 (2.16%) IPsec
10 4 (1.73%) DVB
10 4 (1.73%) NAS
10 4 (1.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.58%) MySQL
2 15 (6.49%) NoSQL
3 14 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (6.06%) Hadoop
3 14 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.63%) Redis
4 13 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.19%) Big Data
5 12 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (4.76%) Parquet
6 11 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.90%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.16%) Data Lake
9 5 (2.16%) HBase
9 5 (2.16%) MariaDB
9 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 77 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 66 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 33 (14.29%) JIRA
4 19 (8.23%) SonarQube
5 16 (6.93%) Maven
6 15 (6.49%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (5.63%) Cucumber
8 12 (5.19%) Subversion
9 11 (4.76%) JUnit
9 11 (4.76%) Vagrant
9 11 (4.76%) Visual Studio
10 10 (4.33%) Eclipse
10 10 (4.33%) IntelliJ
10 10 (4.33%) TeamCity
11 7 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (3.03%) Bitbucket
11 7 (3.03%) Gradle
11 7 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.60%) FindBugs
12 6 (2.60%) MSBuild
General
1 35 (15.15%) Finance
2 6 (2.60%) Banking
2 6 (2.60%) Public Sector
3 5 (2.16%) Military
3 5 (2.16%) Retail Banking
3 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.87%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Billing
5 1 (0.43%) Electronics
5 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Law
5 1 (0.43%) Legal
5 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (28.14%) Developer
2 52 (22.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
4 19 (8.23%) Software Engineer
5 17 (7.36%) Python Developer
6 16 (6.93%) AWS DevOps
6 16 (6.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 16 (6.93%) Azure Engineer
6 16 (6.93%) Senior DevOps
7 15 (6.49%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (4.76%) Architect
12 10 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (4.33%) Network Engineer
12 10 (4.33%) Security Engineer
13 9 (3.90%) Azure Architect
13 9 (3.90%) React Developer
13 9 (3.90%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.99%) Spring
2 27 (11.69%) REST
3 21 (9.09%) Flask
3 21 (9.09%) JSON
3 21 (9.09%) RESTful
4 20 (8.66%) Django
5 19 (8.23%) HTML
6 17 (7.36%) .NET
7 15 (6.49%) CSS
7 15 (6.49%) React
8 12 (5.19%) Middleware
8 12 (5.19%) Node.js
8 12 (5.19%) OAuth
9 11 (4.76%) Kafka
9 11 (4.76%) NumPy
10 10 (4.33%) Gherkin
10 10 (4.33%) HTML5
10 10 (4.33%) Pandas
10 10 (4.33%) scikit-learn
10 10 (4.33%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (3.90%) Public Cloud
3 9 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.46%) Video on Demand
4 8 (3.46%) Video\Live Streaming
5 7 (3.03%) Clustering
5 7 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.60%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.60%) User Experience
7 5 (2.16%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.73%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.73%) IPTV
8 4 (1.73%) STB
9 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.30%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 179 (77.49%) Linux
2 60 (25.97%) Unix
3 52 (22.51%) Windows
4 25 (10.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (7.79%) Windows Server
6 13 (5.63%) Ubuntu
7 11 (4.76%) CentOS
7 11 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.90%) VMS
9 8 (3.46%) Debian
9 8 (3.46%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (3.03%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.73%) FreeBSD
11 4 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.30%) DC/OS
12 3 (1.30%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.30%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.30%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (38.10%) DevOps
3 57 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (24.24%) Test Automation
5 44 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
6 37 (16.02%) Scrum
7 34 (14.72%) TDD
8 33 (14.29%) Microservices
9 31 (13.42%) Software Engineering
10 30 (12.99%) Configuration Management
11 27 (11.69%) Migration
12 23 (9.96%) Kanban
12 23 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (9.96%) SDLC
13 21 (9.09%) Open Source
14 20 (8.66%) Validation
15 19 (8.23%) Computer Science
16 15 (6.49%) OOP
17 14 (6.06%) BDD
17 14 (6.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 103 (44.59%) Python
2 82 (35.50%) Java
3 68 (29.44%) Bash Shell
4 46 (19.91%) JavaScript
5 45 (19.48%) SQL
6 43 (18.61%) PowerShell
7 30 (12.99%) Ruby
8 24 (10.39%) Perl
9 22 (9.52%) Go
10 20 (8.66%) Shell Script
11 17 (7.36%) C#
11 17 (7.36%) TypeScript
12 12 (5.19%) C++
12 12 (5.19%) PHP
13 10 (4.33%) Scala
14 7 (3.03%) C
15 6 (2.60%) Java 8
16 4 (1.73%) ES6
16 4 (1.73%) R
16 4 (1.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.96%) Degree
3 18 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (4.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.73%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.73%) CCNA
6 4 (1.73%) CCNP
6 4 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.30%) CCIP
7 3 (1.30%) CCSA
7 3 (1.30%) CCSE
8 2 (0.87%) MCSA
8 2 (0.87%) MCSE
8 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.43%) MCP
9 1 (0.43%) RHCE
9 1 (0.43%) VCAP
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.33%) QA
2 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.73%) SLA
4 3 (1.30%) NCSC
4 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.87%) GDPR
5 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 91 (39.39%) Docker
2 26 (11.26%) Active Directory
3 18 (7.79%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (3.46%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.16%) HDFS
7 4 (1.73%) LXC
7 4 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.30%) NFS
9 2 (0.87%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.43%) Firmware
10 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 67 (29.00%) Kubernetes
2 61 (26.41%) Terraform
3 48 (20.78%) Ansible
4 25 (10.82%) Puppet
5 22 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.46%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (3.46%) Packer
7 7 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (3.03%) Kibana
8 5 (2.16%) Grafana
9 4 (1.73%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (1.73%) Salt
9 4 (1.73%) SCOM
9 4 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.73%) vRealize
10 3 (1.30%) CFEngine
10 3 (1.30%) logstash
10 3 (1.30%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.30%) SELinux
10 3 (1.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 15 (6.49%) VMware
4 14 (6.06%) Cisco
5 12 (5.19%) Google
6 9 (3.90%) Oracle
7 8 (3.46%) Facebook
7 8 (3.46%) Twitter
7 8 (3.46%) YouTube
8 7 (3.03%) IBM
9 6 (2.60%) Coverity
9 6 (2.60%) HP
10 4 (1.73%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.73%) F5
10 4 (1.73%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.73%) Huawei
10 4 (1.73%) Splunk
11 3 (1.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (1.30%) Juniper
11 3 (1.30%) Palo Alto