Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 303 394 359
Rank change year-on-year +91 -35 +81
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 95 214 289
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.52% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 1.49% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 148 222
Median daily rate £500 £500 £568
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.89% +26.11%
10th Percentile £407 £358 £425
90th Percentile £649 £656 £699
England median daily rate £500 £475 £548
% change year-on-year +5.26% -13.24% +21.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £27.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +91.11% -42.11%
England median hourly rate £50.50 £49.34 £36.61
% change year-on-year +2.36% +34.78% -20.42%

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 6,573 14,398 16,610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.49% 34.76% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,596 10,047 11,807
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £493 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.68% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 225 270
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.17% -1.08% +3.33%
10th Percentile £15.03 £13.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £53.75 £50.57
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.96 £22.50
% change year-on-year +47.94% -6.87% +12.50%

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 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 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
Central London +102 19 £425 -22.73% 2
South London +43 2 £400 -43.66%
West London +19 1 £500 +11.11% 3
East London - 1 £555 - 1
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 London region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 77 (81.05%) Linux
2 72 (75.79%) Python
3 48 (50.53%) Bash Shell
4 45 (47.37%) DevOps
5 43 (45.26%) Docker
6 40 (42.11%) Kubernetes
7 37 (38.95%) Java
7 37 (38.95%) SQL
8 34 (35.79%) Finance
8 34 (35.79%) Terraform
9 33 (34.74%) Azure
10 30 (31.58%) AWS
11 28 (29.47%) Git (software)
12 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (28.42%) Unix
13 25 (26.32%) JavaScript
14 24 (25.26%) Jenkins
15 22 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (22.11%) Ansible
16 21 (22.11%) Windows
17 20 (21.05%) PowerShell
17 20 (21.05%) Infrastructure as Code
18 18 (18.95%) MySQL
18 18 (18.95%) Open Source
19 17 (17.89%) Test Automation
19 17 (17.89%) Root Cause Analysis
19 17 (17.89%) Continuous Delivery
20 16 (16.84%) Microservices
20 16 (16.84%) Ruby
21 15 (15.79%) Kafka

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 13 (13.68%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.26%) Confluence
3 3 (3.16%) Apache
3 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.05%) Drupal
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Actimize
1 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (34.74%) Azure
2 30 (31.58%) AWS
3 12 (12.63%) GitHub
4 9 (9.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (9.47%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (7.37%) Amazon S3
5 7 (7.37%) Datadog
6 6 (6.32%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (6.32%) GCP
6 6 (6.32%) Serverless
6 6 (6.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (5.26%) OpenShift
8 4 (4.21%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.11%) PaaS
10 1 (1.05%) Akamai
10 1 (1.05%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.05%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) HTTP
1 2 (2.11%) SSL
2 1 (1.05%) FTP
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) IPv4
2 1 (1.05%) Network Security
2 1 (1.05%) SSH
2 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) MySQL
2 11 (11.58%) Big Data
3 7 (7.37%) Redis
4 6 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.21%) Parquet
6 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.16%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (3.16%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.11%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.11%) HBase
8 2 (2.11%) Ingres
9 1 (1.05%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.05%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (29.47%) Git (software)
2 24 (25.26%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.47%) JIRA
3 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.32%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (5.26%) Bitbucket
5 5 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.16%) GitLab
7 3 (3.16%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.16%) Subversion
8 2 (2.11%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.11%) Maven
8 2 (2.11%) Selenium
8 2 (2.11%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.11%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.05%) Calabash
9 1 (1.05%) RSpec
9 1 (1.05%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (35.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Retail
2 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Front Office
3 1 (1.05%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 29 (30.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (20.00%) Developer
3 15 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (14.74%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (13.68%) Azure Engineer
6 11 (11.58%) Support Engineer
7 10 (10.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 10 (10.53%) Python Developer
8 9 (9.47%) Security Engineer
9 8 (8.42%) Azure DevOps
9 8 (8.42%) Operations Engineer
9 8 (8.42%) Senior DevOps
10 7 (7.37%) Applications Engineer
10 7 (7.37%) Applications Support
10 7 (7.37%) Applications Support Engineer
11 6 (6.32%) Operations Support Engineer
12 5 (5.26%) Energy Trading Developer
12 5 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 4 (4.21%) Data Engineer
13 4 (4.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.79%) Kafka
2 13 (13.68%) HTML
3 11 (11.58%) LAMP
3 11 (11.58%) WebSockets
4 9 (9.47%) Node.js
5 8 (8.42%) Web Services
6 7 (7.37%) .NET
6 7 (7.37%) Sensu
7 6 (6.32%) JSON
7 6 (6.32%) Memcached
8 4 (4.21%) Django
8 4 (4.21%) Flask
8 4 (4.21%) NumPy
8 4 (4.21%) Pandas
8 4 (4.21%) scikit-learn
8 4 (4.21%) SQLAlchemy
8 4 (4.21%) YAML
9 3 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (3.16%) REST
10 2 (2.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (5.26%) Cloud Native
3 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.11%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (2.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.11%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.05%) Equities
6 1 (1.05%) FMCG
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (81.05%) Linux
2 27 (28.42%) Unix
3 21 (22.11%) Windows
4 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.11%) CentOS
6 1 (1.05%) Android
6 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.05%) DC/OS
6 1 (1.05%) SUSE
6 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (47.37%) DevOps
2 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (21.05%) Infrastructure as Code
5 18 (18.95%) Open Source
6 17 (17.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (17.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 17 (17.89%) Test Automation
7 16 (16.84%) Microservices
8 14 (14.74%) Computer Science
9 12 (12.63%) Data Science
10 11 (11.58%) Configuration Management
10 11 (11.58%) CQRS
10 11 (11.58%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (9.47%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (9.47%) TDD
12 8 (8.42%) Data Engineering
12 8 (8.42%) ITIL
13 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 72 (75.79%) Python
2 48 (50.53%) Bash Shell
3 37 (38.95%) Java
3 37 (38.95%) SQL
4 25 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 20 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 16 (16.84%) Ruby
7 11 (11.58%) C++
8 8 (8.42%) Perl
9 6 (6.32%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.26%) C#
11 4 (4.21%) Scala
12 2 (2.11%) PHP
12 2 (2.11%) R
13 1 (1.05%) Elm
13 1 (1.05%) Kotlin
13 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Degree
1 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.32%) Master's Degree
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.16%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) ISEB
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) QA
2 6 (6.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (45.26%) Docker
2 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.11%) HDFS
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.05%) iptables
5 1 (1.05%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (42.11%) Kubernetes
2 34 (35.79%) Terraform
3 21 (22.11%) Ansible
4 11 (11.58%) Nagios
5 3 (3.16%) Packer
6 2 (2.11%) Grafana
6 2 (2.11%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (2.11%) Istio
6 2 (2.11%) Rancher
6 2 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.05%) Kibana
7 1 (1.05%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Splunk
2 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.68%) Oracle
3 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.32%) Google
5 5 (5.26%) CA
6 4 (4.21%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.11%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.05%) VMware