Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 621 587 598
Rank change year-on-year -34 +11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 11 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.065% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.068% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 14
London median daily rate £550 £525 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +13.21% -0.27%
10th Percentile £325 £413 £374
90th Percentile £770 £614 £534
England median daily rate £475 £500 £464
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.82% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44252 42345 44555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.99% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 30120 31401
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 553 693
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Linux Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Linux Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -34 1 £700 -
Linux Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Front Office
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Ansible
7 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Puppet
7 1 (9.09%) Big Data
7 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks
7 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack

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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) GitLab
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Front Office
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks