Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 196 214
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 +33
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 9 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.71% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
North West median daily rate £450 £394 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -0.32% -1.25%
10th Percentile £381 £275 £363
90th Percentile £538 £575 £514
England median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.12 - £26.50

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 1,700 1,680 2,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.46% 29.49% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 1,075 1,470
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £200 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 85 94
North West median hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.08% +25.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.35 £11.65
90th Percentile £48.00 £51.30 £44.45
England median hourly rate £21.09 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.45% - +5.10%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 -16 7 £450 +12.50% 3
Cheshire -6 2 £400 +1.59% 1
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) CentOS
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) Handlebars
4 3 (33.33%) React
4 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (33.33%) Docker
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Salt
4 3 (33.33%) GraphQL
5 2 (22.22%) IPFIX
5 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (11.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (11.11%) Serverless
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) AMQP
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) IPFIX
2 2 (22.22%) Junos
2 2 (22.22%) MPLS
2 2 (22.22%) MRTG
2 2 (22.22%) OSPF
2 2 (22.22%) SNMP
2 2 (22.22%) TACACS
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) MQTT
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQLite
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Robot Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (11.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (33.33%) React Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) GraphQL
2 3 (33.33%) Handlebars
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (33.33%) React
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Laravel
4 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) YAML
4 1 (11.11%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Debian
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Modular Programming
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Task Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) Bourne shell
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) KVM
3 1 (11.11%) NFS
3 1 (11.11%) Samba
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Salt
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Cacti
2 2 (22.22%) collectd
2 2 (22.22%) Grafana
2 2 (22.22%) Graphite
2 2 (22.22%) Icinga
2 2 (22.22%) Kibana
2 2 (22.22%) logstash
2 2 (22.22%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) Netcool
2 2 (22.22%) Observium
2 2 (22.22%) OpenNMS
2 2 (22.22%) Prometheus
2 2 (22.22%) ZABBIX
3 1 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
2 2 (22.22%) Huawei
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Splunk
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Zend