The median contractor rate for a Linux Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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 Consultant
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 404 415
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 12 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.059% 0.11% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.12% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 3
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £338 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £518 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +26.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Linux Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Linux Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Consultant in London

Linux Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Consultant in London

Linux Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Consultant in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Consultant in London

Linux Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Consultant in London

Linux Consultant
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 Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 1 £500 +5.26%
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Linux Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Unix
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
5 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 3 (16.67%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (16.67%) Docker
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Siebel
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Front Office
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.11%) MySQL
7 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) CentOS
7 2 (11.11%) Spring
7 2 (11.11%) Datadog

Linux Consultant Skill Set
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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (11.11%) Datadog
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Archiva
2 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) GitLab
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) MSI
2 1 (5.56%) NuGet
2 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.56%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.56%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.56%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.56%) Microservices
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 3 (16.67%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Rancher
3 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Siebel
3 2 (11.11%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.56%) Dynatrace
4 1 (5.56%) ION Trading
4 1 (5.56%) New Relic
4 1 (5.56%) SaltStack
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas