Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 484 287 391
Rank change year-on-year -197 +104 -12
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 84 74 183
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.54% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 1.46% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 40 131
10th Percentile £425 £363 £350
25th Percentile £450 £425 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £548 £475 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.26% -9.52% -4.55%
75th Percentile £631 £574 £600
90th Percentile £687 £588 £650
England median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.00
England median hourly rate - £60.50 £48.50
% change year-on-year - +24.74% +88.35%

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 11,647 5,069 11,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.87% 36.84% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,503 3,680 8,342
10th Percentile £363 £315 £313
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.98% +2.38% -
75th Percentile £680 £657 £625
90th Percentile £763 £750 £710
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 59 161
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.35 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.64 £23.75 £15.60
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -8.45% +69.05% -6.67%
75th Percentile £51.13 £43.38 £46.85
90th Percentile £62.45 £49.68 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.18 £31.18 £20.50
% change year-on-year -22.45% +52.07% -1.20%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -49 10 £625 +13.12% 18
South London - 2 £425 - 1
West London - 2 £671 - 5
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 46 (54.76%) Linux
1 46 (54.76%) Python
2 41 (48.81%) Kubernetes
3 39 (46.43%) Docker
4 38 (45.24%) DevOps
5 34 (40.48%) SQL
6 33 (39.29%) Terraform
7 31 (36.90%) Azure
8 30 (35.71%) Bash Shell
9 29 (34.52%) Git (software)
10 28 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 24 (28.57%) Unix
12 23 (27.38%) Finance
12 23 (27.38%) Open Source
12 23 (27.38%) Infrastructure as Code
13 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
15 18 (21.43%) AWS
16 17 (20.24%) Windows
16 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
16 17 (20.24%) Ansible
17 16 (19.05%) HTML
18 15 (17.86%) ARM Templates
19 14 (16.67%) Java
19 14 (16.67%) JIRA
20 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
20 13 (15.48%) Kafka
20 13 (15.48%) OOP
20 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
20 13 (15.48%) Configuration Management

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 7 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 7 (8.33%) Confluence
2 3 (3.57%) JBoss
2 3 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.19%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.19%) nginx
3 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.90%) Azure
2 18 (21.43%) AWS
3 12 (14.29%) Serverless
4 11 (13.10%) GitHub
5 9 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (10.71%) PaaS
6 8 (9.52%) GCP
6 8 (9.52%) IaaS
7 7 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (5.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (5.95%) Azure Functions
9 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (5.95%) Power Platform
10 4 (4.76%) Amazon S3
10 4 (4.76%) Apigee
10 4 (4.76%) Google Compute Engine
10 4 (4.76%) OpenShift
10 4 (4.76%) Route 53
10 4 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Firewall
2 6 (7.14%) SSL
3 3 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (2.38%) DNS
4 2 (2.38%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.38%) SNMP
4 2 (2.38%) SSH
4 2 (2.38%) VLAN
5 1 (1.19%) 3G
5 1 (1.19%) 4G
5 1 (1.19%) 5G
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.19%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (1.19%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.19%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.19%) VPN
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 7 (8.33%) Big Data
2 7 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.76%) Bigtable
5 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.57%) MySQL
6 2 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.38%) Metadata
6 2 (2.38%) Power BI
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.19%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.19%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.19%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.19%) Redis
7 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (34.52%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
3 14 (16.67%) JIRA
4 8 (9.52%) Bitbucket
5 7 (8.33%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.76%) Selenium
6 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (3.57%) Ant
7 3 (3.57%) GoCD
7 3 (3.57%) RSpec
7 3 (3.57%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.38%) AutoIt
8 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket Server
8 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.38%) GitLab
8 2 (2.38%) gulp
8 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.38%) Subversion
8 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Social Skills
3 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.52%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 3 (3.57%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Front Office
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Billing
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Architect
6 6 (7.14%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (4.76%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (4.76%) Python Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) DevOps Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.05%) HTML
2 15 (17.86%) ARM Templates
3 13 (15.48%) Kafka
4 9 (10.71%) WebSockets
5 6 (7.14%) CSS
5 6 (7.14%) PySpark
5 6 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (5.95%) .NET
6 5 (5.95%) React
7 4 (4.76%) REST
8 3 (3.57%) SOAP
8 3 (3.57%) Web Services
8 3 (3.57%) YAML
9 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.38%) ADO
9 2 (2.38%) JSON
9 2 (2.38%) Node.js
9 2 (2.38%) NumPy
9 2 (2.38%) SAML
9 2 (2.38%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Data Structures
2 7 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (7.14%) PKI
3 6 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.95%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.38%) AS400
7 2 (2.38%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.38%) Equities
7 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.19%) Blog
8 1 (1.19%) Clustering
8 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.19%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.19%) User Experience
8 1 (1.19%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.19%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.76%) Linux
2 24 (28.57%) Unix
3 17 (20.24%) Windows
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.24%) DevOps
2 23 (27.38%) Infrastructure as Code
2 23 (27.38%) Open Source
3 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.48%) Configuration Management
4 13 (15.48%) OOP
4 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
5 12 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (14.29%) SDLC
6 11 (13.10%) ETL
6 11 (13.10%) Migration
7 10 (11.90%) Analytics
7 10 (11.90%) Microservices
7 10 (11.90%) Release Management
7 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.71%) CQRS
9 7 (8.33%) OO
10 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
10 6 (7.14%) Functional Testing
10 6 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.76%) Python
2 34 (40.48%) SQL
3 30 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 28 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
6 14 (16.67%) Java
7 7 (8.33%) Go
7 7 (8.33%) Ruby
8 6 (7.14%) Perl
8 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.76%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.38%) C
10 2 (2.38%) C++
10 2 (2.38%) PHP
10 2 (2.38%) R
10 2 (2.38%) Scala
11 1 (1.19%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.19%) Groovy
11 1 (1.19%) Korn
11 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) AWS Certification
3 4 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.19%) CCNP
4 1 (1.19%) CISA
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.19%) CISSP
4 1 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.19%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) SOC 1
2 1 (1.19%) SOC 2
System Software
1 39 (46.43%) Docker
2 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) RACF
3 1 (1.19%) Varnish
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 41 (48.81%) Kubernetes
2 33 (39.29%) Terraform
3 17 (20.24%) Ansible
4 9 (10.71%) Puppet
5 8 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (5.95%) Control-M
6 5 (5.95%) Istio
7 3 (3.57%) Cobbler
7 3 (3.57%) Packer
8 2 (2.38%) Grafana
8 2 (2.38%) HP ALM
8 2 (2.38%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (2.38%) Netcool
8 2 (2.38%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 2 (2.38%) Netcool/Webtop
8 2 (2.38%) Prometheus
8 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.19%) cPanel
9 1 (1.19%) Plesk
9 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle
3 6 (7.14%) Google
3 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.76%) IBM
4 4 (4.76%) Splunk
5 3 (3.57%) Cisco
5 3 (3.57%) VMware
6 2 (2.38%) CyberArk
6 2 (2.38%) Dell
6 2 (2.38%) EMC
6 2 (2.38%) F5
6 2 (2.38%) HP
6 2 (2.38%) Informatica
6 2 (2.38%) NetApp
6 2 (2.38%) Nimsoft
6 2 (2.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.38%) Sybase
7 1 (1.19%) SevOne