Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 417 -
Rank change year-on-year +46 - -
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 279 163 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.41% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 194 107 0
London median daily rate £550 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
England median daily rate £525 £450 -
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 0
London median hourly rate £27.21 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.11% - -
England median hourly rate £46.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -2.13% - -

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 17,238 14,677 16,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.78% 37.26% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,394 10,385 11,559
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 235 232
London median hourly rate £24.00 £23.25 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +12.70% +7.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.05 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.75 £47.45
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +19.32%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Command Line in London

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Command Line in London

Linux Command Line
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 23 May 2018. 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
South London -23 47 £550 +10.00% 1
Central London -15 39 £525 +27.27% 19
East London -13 6 £500 +16.28% 1
West London -37 5 £446 +13.63% 9
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 183 (65.59%) Linux
2 172 (61.65%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (56.63%) Unix
4 157 (56.27%) Git (software)
5 148 (53.05%) DevOps
6 135 (48.39%) Python
7 130 (46.59%) Jenkins
8 125 (44.80%) Docker
9 124 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
10 118 (42.29%) Java
11 95 (34.05%) Puppet
12 93 (33.33%) Kubernetes
13 89 (31.90%) Ruby
14 83 (29.75%) Security Cleared
15 80 (28.67%) JIRA
15 80 (28.67%) Configuration Management
16 79 (28.32%) Ansible
17 78 (27.96%) SC Cleared
18 73 (26.16%) Bash Shell
18 73 (26.16%) Microservices
19 72 (25.81%) Terraform
20 71 (25.45%) Test Automation
21 67 (24.01%) Maven
22 65 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
23 64 (22.94%) RESTful
23 64 (22.94%) Elastic Stack
24 61 (21.86%) Confluence
25 60 (21.51%) Vagrant
25 60 (21.51%) Finance
26 59 (21.15%) Opscode Chef

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 61 (21.86%) Confluence
2 32 (11.47%) nginx
3 26 (9.32%) WildFly
4 13 (4.66%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (4.30%) Apache
5 12 (4.30%) Apache Spark
6 10 (3.58%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.79%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.43%) ExpressionEngine
8 4 (1.43%) WordPress
9 3 (1.08%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.15%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 124 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (17.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 29 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (10.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 28 (10.04%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (9.32%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (7.89%) Amazon S3
6 22 (7.89%) GitHub
6 22 (7.89%) Serverless
7 20 (7.17%) AWS Lambda
7 20 (7.17%) npm
8 18 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (4.66%) Datadog
10 12 (4.30%) Route 53
11 11 (3.94%) CloudFront
12 9 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (2.51%) IaaS
13 7 (2.51%) OpenShift
14 5 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (18.28%) Firewall
2 38 (13.62%) DNS
2 38 (13.62%) SSL
3 34 (12.19%) TCP/IP
4 25 (8.96%) Internet
5 9 (3.23%) HTTP
6 4 (1.43%) BGP
6 4 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.43%) DVB
6 4 (1.43%) OpenVPN
6 4 (1.43%) OSPF
6 4 (1.43%) SNMP
6 4 (1.43%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.08%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (1.08%) SSH
8 2 (0.72%) NAS
8 2 (0.72%) SAN
9 1 (0.36%) DDNS
9 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.07%) MySQL
2 54 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 44 (15.77%) RDBMS
4 41 (14.70%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (13.62%) MongoDB
6 19 (6.81%) Big Data
6 19 (6.81%) NoSQL
7 13 (4.66%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (4.66%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.08%) Redis
10 2 (0.72%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 157 (56.27%) Git (software)
2 130 (46.59%) Jenkins
3 80 (28.67%) JIRA
4 67 (24.01%) Maven
5 60 (21.51%) Vagrant
6 58 (20.79%) Liquibase
7 51 (18.28%) JUnit
8 46 (16.49%) SonarQube
9 43 (15.41%) Checkstyle
9 43 (15.41%) Mockito
10 32 (11.47%) Artifactory
10 32 (11.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (7.89%) Cucumber
12 19 (6.81%) TeamCity
13 18 (6.45%) GoCD
13 18 (6.45%) Selenium
13 18 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
14 17 (6.09%) Travis CI
15 9 (3.23%) git-flow
16 8 (2.87%) gulp
General
1 60 (21.51%) Finance
2 26 (9.32%) Banking
3 17 (6.09%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.23%) Marketing
5 8 (2.87%) Front Office
6 6 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.79%) Electronics
7 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.43%) Back Office
9 2 (0.72%) Retail
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (39.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (28.67%) Developer
3 38 (13.62%) Java Developer
4 31 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 30 (10.75%) AWS DevOps
6 25 (8.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 19 (6.81%) Operations Engineer
7 19 (6.81%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 16 (5.73%) Java Engineer
8 16 (5.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 15 (5.38%) Integration Engineer
9 15 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (4.66%) PHP Developer
11 12 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
11 12 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (4.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.30%) Platform Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) Consultant
12 11 (3.94%) Lead DevOps
13 10 (3.58%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (22.94%) Elastic Stack
1 64 (22.94%) RESTful
2 47 (16.85%) REST
3 44 (15.77%) JMS
4 43 (15.41%) JAX-RS
4 43 (15.41%) Lambda Expressions
5 42 (15.05%) Drools
5 42 (15.05%) Hibernate
5 42 (15.05%) WireMock
6 34 (12.19%) Spring
7 33 (11.83%) ActiveMQ
7 33 (11.83%) RabbitMQ
8 32 (11.47%) Node.js
9 29 (10.39%) HTML
9 29 (10.39%) LEMP Stack
10 26 (9.32%) Java EE
11 22 (7.89%) HTML5
12 17 (6.09%) CSS
12 17 (6.09%) Web Services
13 16 (5.73%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (5.73%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (4.30%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.87%) Fintech
6 8 (2.87%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.51%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (2.51%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.51%) User Experience
8 5 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.79%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.79%) IPTV
9 4 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.43%) STB
10 3 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 183 (65.59%) Linux
2 158 (56.63%) Unix
3 46 (16.49%) Windows
4 29 (10.39%) CentOS
4 29 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (9.32%) VMS
6 22 (7.89%) Ubuntu
7 18 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (6.09%) DC/OS
8 17 (6.09%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.08%) Android
9 3 (1.08%) Solaris
10 2 (0.72%) AIX
10 2 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.36%) Debian
11 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (61.65%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (53.05%) DevOps
3 80 (28.67%) Configuration Management
4 73 (26.16%) Microservices
5 71 (25.45%) Test Automation
6 65 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (19.00%) Open Source
8 49 (17.56%) Domain-Driven Design
9 44 (15.77%) OO
10 43 (15.41%) Dependency Injection
10 43 (15.41%) OOA/OOD
11 42 (15.05%) CQRS
12 41 (14.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 37 (13.26%) Load Balancing
14 36 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
15 35 (12.54%) TDD
16 29 (10.39%) BDD
16 29 (10.39%) SDLC
17 28 (10.04%) Scrum
18 27 (9.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 135 (48.39%) Python
2 118 (42.29%) Java
3 89 (31.90%) Ruby
4 73 (26.16%) Bash Shell
5 57 (20.43%) Perl
6 43 (15.41%) Java 8
6 43 (15.41%) JPQL
7 40 (14.34%) JavaScript
8 32 (11.47%) SQL
9 16 (5.73%) PHP
9 16 (5.73%) Shell Script
10 15 (5.38%) Scala
11 14 (5.02%) Go
12 6 (2.15%) Groovy
12 6 (2.15%) PHP 7
13 5 (1.79%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.43%) C#
14 4 (1.43%) Korn
15 3 (1.08%) C
15 3 (1.08%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 83 (29.75%) Security Cleared
2 78 (27.96%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.73%) Degree
4 12 (4.30%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.43%) CCNA
6 4 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.36%) CISSP
7 1 (0.36%) CRISC
7 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.60%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.72%) PMO
4 1 (0.36%) GCP
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 125 (44.80%) Docker
2 21 (7.53%) Virtual Machines
2 21 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 18 (6.45%) VirtualBox
4 10 (3.58%) etcd
4 10 (3.58%) flannel
5 5 (1.79%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.43%) vCloud
7 3 (1.08%) Postfix
7 3 (1.08%) Squid
8 2 (0.72%) Firmware
8 2 (0.72%) NFS
8 2 (0.72%) SRDF
8 2 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.36%) ACF2
9 1 (0.36%) HDFS
9 1 (0.36%) KVM
9 1 (0.36%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 95 (34.05%) Puppet
2 93 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 79 (28.32%) Ansible
4 72 (25.81%) Terraform
5 59 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (16.49%) Docker Swarm
7 35 (12.54%) Packer
8 25 (8.96%) HAProxy
9 19 (6.81%) logstash
10 17 (6.09%) Grafana
11 13 (4.66%) Rancher
12 11 (3.94%) Consul
13 10 (3.58%) rkt
14 7 (2.51%) Rsyslog
15 5 (1.79%) ZABBIX
16 4 (1.43%) Mesos
16 4 (1.43%) Prometheus
16 4 (1.43%) Salt
17 3 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
17 3 (1.08%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 47 (16.85%) Splunk
2 24 (8.60%) VMware
3 21 (7.53%) Google
4 16 (5.73%) Red Hat
5 15 (5.38%) AppDynamics
5 15 (5.38%) New Relic
6 10 (3.58%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.87%) Oracle
8 6 (2.15%) Cisco
9 5 (1.79%) SAP
10 4 (1.43%) Microsoft
10 4 (1.43%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.08%) Delphix
11 3 (1.08%) HP
11 3 (1.08%) Huawei
11 3 (1.08%) SOASTA, Inc
11 3 (1.08%) Sonatype
11 3 (1.08%) Sybase
12 2 (0.72%) Brocade
12 2 (0.72%) Capita