Period
to 15 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 2019 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 > North West
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 211 190
Rank change year-on-year +30 -21 +44
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 19 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 0.53% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 10
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -0.32%
10th Percentile £388 £388 £275
90th Percentile £600 £538 £575
England median daily rate £500 £505 £473
% change year-on-year -0.99% +6.82% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £48.50 - -
England median hourly rate £48.50 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year +86.54% - -

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,573 1,702 1,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.05% 28.74% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 950 1,029
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £180 £225 £213
90th Percentile £594 £575 £566
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 120 88
North West median hourly rate £20.11 £23.15 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +12.93% +28.13%
10th Percentile £10.98 £12.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.83 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.46 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.29% - -

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in the North West

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux Command Line in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Command Line in the North West

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in the North West over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Command Line in the North West

Linux Command Line
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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
Manchester +33 16 £450 - 4
Cheshire +19 2 £625 +56.25% 2
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 10 (52.63%) Go
4 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
5 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
5 7 (36.84%) OAuth
5 7 (36.84%) Facebook
5 7 (36.84%) Twitter
5 7 (36.84%) Machine Learning
5 7 (36.84%) TypeScript
5 7 (36.84%) YouTube
6 6 (31.58%) Python
7 5 (26.32%) Unix
7 5 (26.32%) jQuery
7 5 (26.32%) RESTful
7 5 (26.32%) Docker
7 5 (26.32%) React
7 5 (26.32%) Kubernetes
7 5 (26.32%) Handlebars
7 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
7 5 (26.32%) DevOps
7 5 (26.32%) GraphQL
8 4 (21.05%) Ansible
8 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
8 4 (21.05%) Terraform
8 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) Windows

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Serverless
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Gerrit
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) SonarQube
2 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
3 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
3 2 (10.53%) Robot Framework
3 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) GitLab
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) React Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Trainer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) OAuth
2 5 (26.32%) GraphQL
2 5 (26.32%) Handlebars
2 5 (26.32%) jQuery
2 5 (26.32%) React
2 5 (26.32%) RESTful
3 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) Node.js
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Core
5 1 (5.26%) boto
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) LDAP
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.26%) BBC
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (5.26%) VMS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Machine Learning
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Security
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) Go
3 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
4 7 (36.84%) TypeScript
5 6 (31.58%) Python
6 2 (10.53%) Perl
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.26%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) RHCE
2 1 (5.26%) VCAP
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
2 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Kubernetes
2 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 4 (21.05%) Terraform
3 2 (10.53%) Grafana
3 2 (10.53%) Kibana
3 2 (10.53%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) Packer
4 1 (5.26%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (5.26%) vMotion
4 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Facebook
1 7 (36.84%) Twitter
1 7 (36.84%) YouTube
2 3 (15.79%) Coverity
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) VMware