Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 486 302 391
Rank change year-on-year -184 +89 -29
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 47 90 212
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 1.61% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 60 150
10th Percentile £406 £412 £357
25th Percentile £444 £425 £441
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -9.09%
75th Percentile £635 £577 £600
90th Percentile £675 £639 £669
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.00
England median hourly rate - £66.00 £49.34
% change year-on-year - +33.78% +159.86%

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 10,076 5,576 12,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.52% 35.13% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,109 4,107 9,268
10th Percentile £360 £325 £325
25th Percentile £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £540 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +1.94%
75th Percentile £675 £650 £625
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 88 187
10th Percentile £14.34 £13.85 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.00 £24.01 £16.16
Median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £22.93
Median % change year-on-year -16.88% +67.90% -4.46%
75th Percentile £45.00 £47.77 £46.92
90th Percentile £58.25 £54.43 £52.70
England median hourly rate £24.18 £26.44 £20.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +28.98% -12.77%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Central London -40 5 £565 +32.94% 16
West London +5 3 £671 +34.25% 2
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (63.83%) Linux
2 23 (48.94%) Python
3 21 (44.68%) DevOps
4 20 (42.55%) Unix
5 18 (38.30%) SQL
5 18 (38.30%) Git (software)
6 17 (36.17%) AWS
6 17 (36.17%) JIRA
7 16 (34.04%) Azure
7 16 (34.04%) Terraform
8 15 (31.91%) Windows
9 14 (29.79%) Docker
9 14 (29.79%) Infrastructure as Code
10 13 (27.66%) Bash Shell
11 12 (25.53%) Kubernetes
11 12 (25.53%) Finance
11 12 (25.53%) SDLC
12 11 (23.40%) Confluence
13 10 (21.28%) Open Source
13 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (21.28%) Ansible
13 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
14 9 (19.15%) QA
14 9 (19.15%) Release Management
14 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (19.15%) OOP
14 9 (19.15%) Java
14 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
14 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
14 9 (19.15%) AWS CloudFormation

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 11 (23.40%) Confluence
2 8 (17.02%) Apache Spark
3 5 (10.64%) nginx
4 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.13%) Ethereum
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) JBoss
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Fuse
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.17%) AWS
2 16 (34.04%) Azure
3 9 (19.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (17.02%) Serverless
5 6 (12.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (12.77%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (12.77%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (10.64%) GCP
6 5 (10.64%) IaaS
6 5 (10.64%) PaaS
6 5 (10.64%) Route 53
7 4 (8.51%) Amazon S3
7 4 (8.51%) GitHub
7 4 (8.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (6.38%) AWS Direct Connect
8 3 (6.38%) CloudFront
8 3 (6.38%) npm
8 3 (6.38%) OpenShift
9 2 (4.26%) Azure Functions
9 2 (4.26%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) DHCP
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) NAS
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) SNMP
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.13%) IPFS
3 1 (2.13%) SSH
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) Hadoop
2 8 (17.02%) Apache Hive
2 8 (17.02%) Big Data
3 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.64%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.26%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.13%) BigQuery
6 1 (2.13%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.13%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) GIS
6 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.13%) ObjectStore
6 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Git (software)
2 17 (36.17%) JIRA
3 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.77%) TeamCity
5 5 (10.64%) SonarQube
6 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
6 4 (8.51%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (6.38%) GitLab
7 3 (6.38%) gulp
8 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket Server
8 2 (4.26%) git-flow
8 2 (4.26%) MLflow
8 2 (4.26%) RSpec
8 2 (4.26%) Selenium
8 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
8 2 (4.26%) webpack
9 1 (2.13%) Ant
9 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.13%) Maven
9 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (17.02%) Public Sector
4 4 (8.51%) Social Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Data Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Domain Architect
7 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (4.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) PySpark
2 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 4 (8.51%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 3 (6.38%) JSON
4 3 (6.38%) Node.js
4 3 (6.38%) React
4 3 (6.38%) REST
4 3 (6.38%) SOAP
4 3 (6.38%) Spring
4 3 (6.38%) YAML
5 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.26%) CSS3
5 2 (4.26%) HTML5
5 2 (4.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.13%) GraphQL
6 1 (2.13%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.13%) Redux
6 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Data Structures
2 5 (10.64%) Public Cloud
2 5 (10.64%) Virtual Team
3 4 (8.51%) Cloud Native
3 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) AS400
4 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Linux
2 20 (42.55%) Unix
3 15 (31.91%) Windows
4 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) CentOS
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) DevOps
2 14 (29.79%) Infrastructure as Code
3 12 (25.53%) SDLC
4 10 (21.28%) Open Source
5 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
5 9 (19.15%) OOP
5 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (19.15%) Release Management
6 8 (17.02%) ETL
6 8 (17.02%) Migration
6 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
7 7 (14.89%) Functional Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (10.64%) Analytics
8 5 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.51%) Microservices
9 4 (8.51%) OO
10 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Python
2 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) Bash Shell
4 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
5 9 (19.15%) Java
6 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.51%) Go
7 4 (8.51%) Perl
8 3 (6.38%) Ruby
8 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.26%) PHP
9 2 (4.26%) Scala
10 1 (2.13%) BeanShell
10 1 (2.13%) Bourne shell
10 1 (2.13%) C
10 1 (2.13%) ES6
10 1 (2.13%) Groovy
10 1 (2.13%) Korn
10 1 (2.13%) Solidity
10 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) AWS Certification
2 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) CISA
4 1 (2.13%) CISSP
4 1 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) SOC 1
2 1 (2.13%) SOC 2
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Docker
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) HDFS
3 1 (2.13%) RACF
3 1 (2.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) Terraform
2 12 (25.53%) Kubernetes
3 10 (21.28%) Ansible
4 7 (14.89%) Puppet
5 5 (10.64%) Control-M
6 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (6.38%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (4.26%) Argo
8 2 (4.26%) Cobbler
8 2 (4.26%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (4.26%) HP ALM
8 2 (4.26%) Istio
8 2 (4.26%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
8 2 (4.26%) Netcool
8 2 (4.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 2 (4.26%) Netcool/Webtop
8 2 (4.26%) Packer
8 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
9 1 (2.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.51%) EMC
3 4 (8.51%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) Google
4 3 (6.38%) NetApp
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) F5
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Nimsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Splunk
5 2 (4.26%) Sybase
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Brocade
6 1 (2.13%) Databricks
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) Nokia
6 1 (2.13%) Parity
6 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow