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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 16 May 2022 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
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 451 416 341
Rank change year-on-year -35 -75 +73
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 135 49 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.21% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 0.61% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 29 65
10th Percentile £404 £392 £413
25th Percentile £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £564 £538 £538
Median % change year-on-year +4.98% - +7.50%
75th Percentile £658 £625 £638
90th Percentile £734 £655 £700
England median daily rate £540 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £42.00 - -
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
75th Percentile £50.00 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £46.00 - £66.00
% change year-on-year - - +41.42%

Linux Command Line is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,458 8,091 6,844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.92% 34.12% 33.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,868 5,665 4,959
10th Percentile £396 £350 £313
25th Percentile £485 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £530 £525
Median % change year-on-year +13.21% +0.95% -
75th Percentile £713 £650 £638
90th Percentile £800 £738 £725
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 139 116
10th Percentile £19.44 £15.60 £13.13
25th Percentile £24.25 £21.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate £43.80 £32.50 £32.10
Median % change year-on-year +34.77% +1.26% +28.38%
75th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £47.56
90th Percentile £68.75 £60.20 £53.75
England median hourly rate £26.99 £26.11 £21.71
% change year-on-year +3.38% +20.26% +3.38%

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 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -4 27 £556 -3.26% 14
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 86 (63.70%) Linux
2 78 (57.78%) Python
3 72 (53.33%) DevOps
4 62 (45.93%) Azure
5 57 (42.22%) Bash
6 53 (39.26%) Java
7 48 (35.56%) SQL
7 48 (35.56%) PowerShell
8 47 (34.81%) Finance
9 45 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 45 (33.33%) Terraform
10 41 (30.37%) Kubernetes
10 41 (30.37%) AWS
11 40 (29.63%) CI/CD
12 39 (28.89%) Docker
13 38 (28.15%) Windows
14 34 (25.19%) Jenkins
15 32 (23.70%) Infrastructure as Code
16 29 (21.48%) Problem-Solving
17 28 (20.74%) JavaScript
18 27 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
19 26 (19.26%) Serverless
20 24 (17.78%) Social Skills
20 24 (17.78%) Analytics
20 24 (17.78%) Ansible
20 24 (17.78%) Agile
21 22 (16.30%) Computer Science
21 22 (16.30%) Kafka
22 21 (15.56%) Unix
23 20 (14.81%) Software Engineering

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 17 (12.59%) Apache Spark
2 16 (11.85%) Confluence
3 7 (5.19%) nginx
4 5 (3.70%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (3.70%) Luigi
5 3 (2.22%) Apache
5 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.22%) JBoss
5 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Fuse
6 2 (1.48%) IIS
6 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 62 (45.93%) Azure
2 41 (30.37%) AWS
3 26 (19.26%) Serverless
4 17 (12.59%) Azure Data Factory
4 17 (12.59%) Azure Monitor
4 17 (12.59%) GitHub
5 15 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (11.11%) Amazon S3
5 15 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (11.11%) GCP
5 15 (11.11%) OpenShift
6 13 (9.63%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 13 (9.63%) Power Platform
7 12 (8.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (8.89%) Azure Functions
8 10 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (6.67%) PaaS
10 8 (5.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (4.44%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (4.44%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) DNS
1 5 (3.70%) Network Security
2 4 (2.96%) Firewall
2 4 (2.96%) HTTP
2 4 (2.96%) Internet
2 4 (2.96%) SSL
2 4 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.96%) VPN
3 2 (1.48%) VLAN
3 2 (1.48%) WAN
4 1 (0.74%) BGP
4 1 (0.74%) DHCP
4 1 (0.74%) Intranet
4 1 (0.74%) LTE
4 1 (0.74%) MIMO
4 1 (0.74%) OFDM
4 1 (0.74%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.74%) Wireless
4 1 (0.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (8.89%) Data Lake
2 12 (8.89%) Power BI
3 10 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (7.41%) MySQL
4 7 (5.19%) Big Data
4 7 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
6 5 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.70%) Presto
7 4 (2.96%) Metadata
7 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.96%) Tableau
7 4 (2.96%) Tableau Server
8 3 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 34 (25.19%) Jenkins
3 17 (12.59%) JIRA
4 10 (7.41%) GitLab
4 10 (7.41%) SonarQube
5 8 (5.93%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (4.44%) Bitbucket
6 6 (4.44%) Maven
7 5 (3.70%) Babel
8 4 (2.96%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.96%) Cypress.io
8 4 (2.96%) ESLint
8 4 (2.96%) Storybook
8 4 (2.96%) Terragrunt
8 4 (2.96%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.22%) GoCD
10 2 (1.48%) Bitbucket Server
10 2 (1.48%) Spinnaker
10 2 (1.48%) webpack
General
1 47 (34.81%) Finance
2 24 (17.78%) Social Skills
3 15 (11.11%) Front Office
4 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.44%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (2.96%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.22%) Banking
7 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 29 (21.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (19.26%) Developer
3 17 (12.59%) Architect
4 15 (11.11%) Data Engineer
5 14 (10.37%) Azure Engineer
5 14 (10.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 14 (10.37%) Python Developer
6 13 (9.63%) DevOps Developer
6 13 (9.63%) Linux Developer
7 9 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (5.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Azure Architect
10 6 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (4.44%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Big Data Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.30%) Kafka
2 15 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (10.37%) REST
4 12 (8.89%) Spark Streaming
5 11 (8.15%) Spring
6 10 (7.41%) HTML
7 9 (6.67%) ARM Templates
7 9 (6.67%) JSON
7 9 (6.67%) React
8 8 (5.93%) SOAP
9 7 (5.19%) Hibernate
9 7 (5.19%) OAuth
9 7 (5.19%) OAuth2
10 6 (4.44%) CSS
10 6 (4.44%) gRPC
10 6 (4.44%) OpenAPI
10 6 (4.44%) OpenID
10 6 (4.44%) Spring Security
10 6 (4.44%) Swagger
11 5 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Equity Risk
2 11 (8.15%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.93%) Cloud Native
4 7 (5.19%) Equities
4 7 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.44%) Clustering
5 6 (4.44%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.70%) Derivative
6 5 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.96%) Data Fabric
7 4 (2.96%) Legacy Applications
7 4 (2.96%) Replication
8 2 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.48%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.48%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.74%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 86 (63.70%) Linux
2 38 (28.15%) Windows
3 21 (15.56%) Unix
4 20 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.70%) CentOS
6 4 (2.96%) Amazon Linux
6 4 (2.96%) VMS
7 3 (2.22%) Android
7 3 (2.22%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.74%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (53.33%) DevOps
2 40 (29.63%) CI/CD
3 32 (23.70%) Infrastructure as Code
4 29 (21.48%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (17.78%) Agile
5 24 (17.78%) Analytics
6 22 (16.30%) Computer Science
7 20 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 19 (14.07%) Migration
9 18 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 18 (13.33%) Scrum
9 18 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 17 (12.59%) Data Pipeline
10 17 (12.59%) ETL
11 15 (11.11%) Release Management
12 14 (10.37%) Data Engineering
12 14 (10.37%) Log Analytics
13 13 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (9.63%) DevSecOps
13 13 (9.63%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (57.78%) Python
2 57 (42.22%) Bash
3 53 (39.26%) Java
4 48 (35.56%) PowerShell
4 48 (35.56%) SQL
5 28 (20.74%) JavaScript
6 19 (14.07%) Ruby
7 15 (11.11%) C#
8 14 (10.37%) Go
9 10 (7.41%) Scala
10 8 (5.93%) TypeScript
11 7 (5.19%) Shell Script
12 6 (4.44%) Groovy
12 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.96%) C
13 4 (2.96%) ES6
14 3 (2.22%) Perl
14 3 (2.22%) PHP
15 1 (0.74%) C++
15 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 12 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.15%) Degree
3 9 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (6.67%) FFIEC
4 7 (5.19%) PMI Certification
4 7 (5.19%) PMP
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.48%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CCIE
7 1 (0.74%) CCNP
7 1 (0.74%) CCSA
7 1 (0.74%) CCSE
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CISSP
7 1 (0.74%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.74%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.74%) LPIC
7 1 (0.74%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.85%) Data Quality
2 9 (6.67%) GLBA
2 9 (6.67%) NIST
2 9 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.19%) QA
4 4 (2.96%) Accessibility
4 4 (2.96%) WCAG
5 2 (1.48%) SLA
6 1 (0.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (28.89%) Docker
2 18 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.74%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.74%) Squid
5 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (33.33%) Terraform
2 41 (30.37%) Kubernetes
3 24 (17.78%) Ansible
4 18 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (11.11%) Puppet
6 9 (6.67%) Prometheus
7 6 (4.44%) Grafana
7 6 (4.44%) Kibana
7 6 (4.44%) Packer
8 5 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (2.96%) Istio
9 4 (2.96%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (2.22%) Pingdom
11 2 (1.48%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.74%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (12.59%) Databricks
2 15 (11.11%) IBM
2 15 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.44%) Dynatrace
5 4 (2.96%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.96%) Black Duck
5 4 (2.96%) Coverity
5 4 (2.96%) Google
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle
5 4 (2.96%) Splunk
6 3 (2.22%) F5
6 3 (2.22%) PagerDuty
7 2 (1.48%) Cisco
7 2 (1.48%) Fidessa
7 2 (1.48%) NetApp
7 2 (1.48%) New Relic
7 2 (1.48%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.74%) Juniper