Period
to 25 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 255 321 318
Rank change year-on-year +66 -3 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 55 60 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 1.22% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 24
South East median daily rate £485 £456 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.30% -6.41% -2.50%
10th Percentile £289 £275 £363
90th Percentile £638 £588 £576
England median daily rate £500 £509 £490
% change year-on-year -1.72% +3.83% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £46.75
England median hourly rate £50.25 £25.12 £46.00
% change year-on-year +100.08% -45.40% -2.13%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,356 4,921 5,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.37% 30.86% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,930 2,919 2,936
South East median daily rate £425 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £188 £245 £206
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 218 226
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £21.25 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.88% +5.93% +6.99%
10th Percentile £13.07 £11.82 £10.75
90th Percentile £73.75 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.63 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.00%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in the South East

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Command Line in the South East

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in the South East over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Command Line in the South East

Linux Command Line
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Command Line in the South East

Linux Command Line
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 25 January 2020. 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
Hampshire +23 22 £318 -18.06% 4
Thames Valley +29 14 £475 +8.57% 17
Berkshire +19 14 £475 +7.04% 9
Surrey +51 11 £625 +13.64% 4
East Sussex - 4 £900 -
West Sussex - 3 £500 -
Kent +9 1 £350 - 1
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 42 (76.36%) Linux
2 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.00%) Python
4 21 (38.18%) Unix
5 20 (36.36%) Java
5 20 (36.36%) Scrum
6 17 (30.91%) TDD
7 16 (29.09%) Windows
7 16 (29.09%) AWS
8 15 (27.27%) Azure
9 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
9 14 (25.45%) Ansible
9 14 (25.45%) SQL
9 14 (25.45%) JSON
10 13 (23.64%) Ruby
10 13 (23.64%) Docker
10 13 (23.64%) Kubernetes
10 13 (23.64%) Terraform
11 12 (21.82%) DevOps
11 12 (21.82%) Validation
11 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.00%) Shell Script
12 11 (20.00%) Middleware
12 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
12 11 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (20.00%) OO
12 11 (20.00%) Microservices
12 11 (20.00%) RESTful
12 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 10 (18.18%) User Stories

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (10.91%) IIS
2 5 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.64%) nginx
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.82%) Confluence
6 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.82%) GemFire
6 1 (1.82%) JBoss
6 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) AWS
2 15 (27.27%) Azure
3 8 (14.55%) GitHub
4 7 (12.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (9.09%) GCP
5 5 (9.09%) IaaS
5 5 (9.09%) PaaS
6 4 (7.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (7.27%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (7.27%) Office 365
7 3 (5.45%) Mimecast
8 2 (3.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.82%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.82%) npm
9 1 (1.82%) NuGet
9 1 (1.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Internet
2 4 (7.27%) DNS
2 4 (7.27%) DVB
2 4 (7.27%) NAS
3 3 (5.45%) DHCP
3 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) HTTP
4 2 (3.64%) IPsec
4 2 (3.64%) SSH
4 2 (3.64%) VPN
4 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) Network Security
5 1 (1.82%) SMTP
5 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (18.18%) MySQL
3 7 (12.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 7 (12.73%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
5 5 (9.09%) Big Data
5 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 5 (9.09%) MariaDB
5 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 4 (7.27%) Data Lake
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.82%) HBase
8 1 (1.82%) Parquet
8 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.82%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) JIRA
2 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
2 9 (16.36%) Eclipse
2 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.36%) IntelliJ
2 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.09%) Bugzilla
3 5 (9.09%) Subversion
4 4 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (7.27%) ClearCase
4 4 (7.27%) ClearQuest
4 4 (7.27%) Concordion
4 4 (7.27%) EasyMock
4 4 (7.27%) Gradle
4 4 (7.27%) JUnit
4 4 (7.27%) Maven
4 4 (7.27%) Mockito
4 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Military
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
3 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Azure Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (10.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Azure Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Installations Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Database Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Data Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Developer in Test
5 4 (7.27%) Hadoop Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) JSON
2 11 (20.00%) Middleware
2 11 (20.00%) RESTful
3 10 (18.18%) Spring
4 9 (16.36%) Gherkin
5 5 (9.09%) J2EE
5 5 (9.09%) Spring Integration
6 4 (7.27%) .NET
6 4 (7.27%) CSS
6 4 (7.27%) HTML
6 4 (7.27%) HTML5
6 4 (7.27%) Node.js
6 4 (7.27%) React
6 4 (7.27%) Spring Cloud
6 4 (7.27%) Vue.js
7 3 (5.45%) Bulma
7 3 (5.45%) Semantic UI
7 3 (5.45%) X-Windows
8 2 (3.64%) SOAP
8 2 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.27%) IPTV
2 4 (7.27%) STB
3 3 (5.45%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (76.36%) Linux
2 21 (38.18%) Unix
3 16 (29.09%) Windows
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
5 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.45%) VMS
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.64%) Debian
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Scrum
3 17 (30.91%) TDD
4 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
5 12 (21.82%) DevOps
5 12 (21.82%) Validation
6 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (20.00%) Microservices
6 11 (20.00%) OO
7 10 (18.18%) OOP
7 10 (18.18%) User Stories
8 9 (16.36%) BDD
8 9 (16.36%) Migration
8 9 (16.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
9 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.73%) Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
10 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Release Train
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) Python
2 20 (36.36%) Java
3 14 (25.45%) SQL
4 13 (23.64%) Ruby
5 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 11 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 10 (18.18%) Perl
7 8 (14.55%) C#
8 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
9 6 (10.91%) PHP
10 5 (9.09%) Java 8
10 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 4 (7.27%) Go
11 4 (7.27%) Scala
11 4 (7.27%) VBScript
12 2 (3.64%) C
12 2 (3.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
1 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) MCSD
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.45%) NCSC
2 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.64%) GDPR
3 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Docker
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.27%) LXC
5 4 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.82%) HDFS
6 1 (1.82%) NFS
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) Ansible
2 13 (23.64%) Kubernetes
2 13 (23.64%) Terraform
3 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.09%) Puppet
4 3 (5.45%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.82%) Kibana
5 1 (1.82%) logstash
5 1 (1.82%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.82%) vRealize
5 1 (1.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) VMware
3 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.09%) Google
5 4 (7.27%) HP
5 4 (7.27%) Huawei
5 4 (7.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.82%) Tableau