Period
to 22 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 22 April 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 394 355 424
Rank change year-on-year -39 +69 -45
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 52 97 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 1.17% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 73 127
10th Percentile £346 £413 £383
25th Percentile £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £545 £500
Median % change year-on-year -1.83% +9.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £618 £638 £600
90th Percentile £655 £698 £638
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £24.23
England median hourly rate - - £24.23

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 8,343 8,288 15,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.48% 35.87% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,812 5,924 10,709
10th Percentile £330 £300 £313
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £640 £629 £625
90th Percentile £738 £713 £700
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 146 234
10th Percentile £16.11 £12.47 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.92 £18.00 £18.56
Median hourly rate £29.81 £26.75 £24.47
Median % change year-on-year +11.45% +9.34% +11.71%
75th Percentile £47.50 £43.74 £37.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.75 £49.94
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.51 £20.60
% change year-on-year +16.21% +4.45% -0.18%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in London

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Linux Command Line in London

Linux Command Line
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Linux Command Line in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Linux Command Line in London

Linux Command Line
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Linux Command Line in London

Linux Command Line
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 April 2021. 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
West London +28 4 £300 -40.00% 2
Central London +18 2 £585 +20.00% 14
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 36 (69.23%) Linux
2 34 (65.38%) DevOps
3 30 (57.69%) Azure
4 26 (50.00%) Kubernetes
5 25 (48.08%) Terraform
6 23 (44.23%) Ansible
6 23 (44.23%) Docker
6 23 (44.23%) Python
6 23 (44.23%) PowerShell
7 20 (38.46%) Windows
8 19 (36.54%) Bash Shell
9 17 (32.69%) AWS
9 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
9 17 (32.69%) Jenkins
9 17 (32.69%) Infrastructure as Code
10 15 (28.85%) Unix
10 15 (28.85%) Java
11 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 13 (25.00%) JSON
13 12 (23.08%) C#
13 12 (23.08%) Microservices
14 11 (21.15%) Test Automation
14 11 (21.15%) Puppet
14 11 (21.15%) GitHub
14 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (21.15%) Configuration Management
14 11 (21.15%) Finance
15 10 (19.23%) SQL

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (11.54%) Confluence
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) nginx
3 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.77%) JBoss
3 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.92%) Ethereum
4 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 30 (57.69%) Azure
2 17 (32.69%) AWS
3 11 (21.15%) GitHub
4 10 (19.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (13.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (11.54%) OpenShift
6 6 (11.54%) Serverless
7 5 (9.62%) IaaS
8 4 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (7.69%) Route 53
9 3 (5.77%) Akamai
9 3 (5.77%) AWS CodePipeline
9 3 (5.77%) GCP
9 3 (5.77%) npm
10 2 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
10 2 (3.85%) AWS Direct Connect
10 2 (3.85%) CloudFront
10 2 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) DNS
1 4 (7.69%) NAS
1 4 (7.69%) SAN
2 3 (5.77%) DHCP
3 2 (3.85%) FTP
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (1.92%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) IPFS
4 1 (1.92%) SSH
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.69%) Big Data
3 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.92%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.92%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.92%) ObjectStore
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
1 17 (32.69%) Jenkins
2 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
3 8 (15.38%) git-flow
3 8 (15.38%) GitLab
3 8 (15.38%) JIRA
4 7 (13.46%) TeamCity
5 6 (11.54%) SonarQube
6 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (5.77%) Subversion
8 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (3.85%) gulp
10 1 (1.92%) CircleCI
10 1 (1.92%) Gradle
10 1 (1.92%) MLflow
10 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.92%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (5.77%) ArcSight Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Data Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) DevSecOps Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Site Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) JSON
2 8 (15.38%) YAML
3 7 (13.46%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (13.46%) REST
4 5 (9.62%) Node.js
4 5 (9.62%) OAuth
4 5 (9.62%) OAuth2
5 4 (7.69%) HTML
5 4 (7.69%) OpenID
5 4 (7.69%) Web Services
6 3 (5.77%) LDAP
6 3 (5.77%) Regular Expression
7 2 (3.85%) CSS
7 2 (3.85%) HTML5
7 2 (3.85%) Kafka
7 2 (3.85%) PySpark
7 2 (3.85%) React
7 2 (3.85%) Spring
7 2 (3.85%) Swagger
8 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.62%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.92%) AS400
4 1 (1.92%) BBC
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.92%) FMCG
4 1 (1.92%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (69.23%) Linux
2 20 (38.46%) Windows
3 15 (28.85%) Unix
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.77%) CentOS
6 3 (5.77%) VMS
7 1 (1.92%) Android
7 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) DevOps
2 17 (32.69%) Infrastructure as Code
3 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (23.08%) Microservices
5 11 (21.15%) Configuration Management
5 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (21.15%) Test Automation
6 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (11.54%) Application Packaging
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (11.54%) SDLC
8 5 (9.62%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (9.62%) DevSecOps
8 5 (9.62%) Migration
9 4 (7.69%) Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.69%) Scrum
10 3 (5.77%) Release Management
10 3 (5.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) PowerShell
1 23 (44.23%) Python
2 19 (36.54%) Bash Shell
3 15 (28.85%) Java
4 12 (23.08%) C#
5 10 (19.23%) SQL
6 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.69%) Groovy
7 4 (7.69%) Perl
7 4 (7.69%) Ruby
8 3 (5.77%) C++
8 3 (5.77%) Kotlin
8 3 (5.77%) Scala
9 2 (3.85%) AWK
9 2 (3.85%) C
9 2 (3.85%) sed
10 1 (1.92%) PHP
10 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.92%) VBA
10 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.85%) RHCE
2 2 (3.85%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) Docker
2 4 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.85%) Firmware
3 2 (3.85%) KVM
3 2 (3.85%) OCFS2
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.85%) Postfix
3 2 (3.85%) qmail
3 2 (3.85%) Samba
3 2 (3.85%) Sendmail
3 2 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (3.85%) Xen
4 1 (1.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 25 (48.08%) Terraform
3 23 (44.23%) Ansible
4 11 (21.15%) Puppet
5 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (7.69%) Istio
7 3 (5.77%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (3.85%) Control-M
8 2 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (3.85%) Grafana
8 2 (3.85%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.85%) Prometheus
8 2 (3.85%) SELinux
9 1 (1.92%) Argo
9 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.92%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.69%) Splunk
4 3 (5.77%) ArcSight
4 3 (5.77%) EMC
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) NetApp
5 2 (3.85%) Sybase
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) Nokia
6 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.92%) Spotify
6 1 (1.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) YouTube