Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 271 326 319
Rank change year-on-year +55 -7 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 71 64 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 1.25% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 23
South East median daily rate £510 £419 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.79% -11.84% +26.67%
10th Percentile £290 £305 £402
90th Percentile £638 £579 £575
England median daily rate £500 £505 £475
% change year-on-year -0.99% +6.32% +12.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £46.67 - -
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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,139 5,128 4,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.08% 31.15% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,399 3,039 2,735
South East median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £224 £250 £213
90th Percentile £606 £588 £570
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 222 244
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £19.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.84% +22.95% -8.69%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.19
90th Percentile £81.50 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 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
Hampshire +11 24 £318 -15.33% 5
Surrey +46 23 £600 +14.29% 13
Thames Valley +8 18 £500 +25.00% 19
Berkshire -7 11 £520 +30.00% 10
Buckinghamshire - 4 £500 -
Oxfordshire +28 3 - - 9
East Sussex - 3 £900 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £500 - 2
Kent - 1 £350 - 3
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 56 (78.87%) Linux
2 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (49.30%) Python
4 32 (45.07%) Unix
5 26 (36.62%) AWS
6 23 (32.39%) Windows
6 23 (32.39%) Scrum
7 22 (30.99%) Ansible
8 21 (29.58%) DevOps
8 21 (29.58%) Git (software)
8 21 (29.58%) Java
9 20 (28.17%) SQL
9 20 (28.17%) PowerShell
9 20 (28.17%) Azure
10 19 (26.76%) TDD
11 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
11 17 (23.94%) JSON
12 16 (22.54%) Eclipse
13 15 (21.13%) Validation
13 15 (21.13%) Ruby
13 15 (21.13%) Docker
13 15 (21.13%) Jenkins
14 14 (19.72%) JIRA
14 14 (19.72%) MySQL
14 14 (19.72%) Perl
15 13 (18.31%) OO
15 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
15 13 (18.31%) Shell Script
15 13 (18.31%) Middleware
15 13 (18.31%) RESTful

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 5 (7.04%) IIS
2 4 (5.63%) Apache
2 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.82%) GemFire
4 2 (2.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (36.62%) AWS
2 20 (28.17%) Azure
3 13 (18.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (14.08%) GitHub
4 10 (14.08%) IaaS
4 10 (14.08%) PaaS
5 7 (9.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (8.45%) AWS CodePipeline
7 5 (7.04%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (7.04%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (7.04%) OpenShift
7 5 (7.04%) SaaS
7 5 (7.04%) Serverless
8 4 (5.63%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (4.23%) Mimecast
9 3 (4.23%) Office 365
10 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
10 2 (2.82%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (2.82%) GCP
11 1 (1.41%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Wireshark
2 5 (7.04%) DVB
3 4 (5.63%) Internet
3 4 (5.63%) NAS
4 3 (4.23%) DNS
4 3 (4.23%) Firewall
4 3 (4.23%) Network Security
4 3 (4.23%) VPN
5 2 (2.82%) DHCP
5 2 (2.82%) HTTP
5 2 (2.82%) IPsec
5 2 (2.82%) SSH
5 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) MySQL
2 11 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 7 (9.86%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (7.04%) Amazon Athena
5 5 (7.04%) MariaDB
5 5 (7.04%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.63%) Big Data
6 4 (5.63%) Data Lake
6 4 (5.63%) DB2
6 4 (5.63%) DB2 UDB
6 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.41%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) Git (software)
2 16 (22.54%) Eclipse
3 15 (21.13%) Jenkins
4 14 (19.72%) JIRA
5 12 (16.90%) IntelliJ
6 8 (11.27%) JUnit
6 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
6 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (9.86%) Cucumber
8 6 (8.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (7.04%) Bugzilla
9 5 (7.04%) GitLab
9 5 (7.04%) Subversion
10 4 (5.63%) Ant
10 4 (5.63%) ClearCase
10 4 (5.63%) ClearQuest
10 4 (5.63%) Concordion
10 4 (5.63%) Gradle
10 4 (5.63%) Maven
10 4 (5.63%) Selenium
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Military
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Developer
2 10 (14.08%) Platform Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Azure Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Installations Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Database Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 4 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Hadoop Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) JSON
2 13 (18.31%) Middleware
2 13 (18.31%) RESTful
3 12 (16.90%) Node.js
3 12 (16.90%) Spring
4 10 (14.08%) Spring Integration
5 8 (11.27%) HTML
5 8 (11.27%) J2EE
6 7 (9.86%) Gherkin
6 7 (9.86%) Web Services
7 6 (8.45%) SOAP
7 6 (8.45%) XML
8 4 (5.63%) .NET
8 4 (5.63%) CSS
8 4 (5.63%) HTML5
8 4 (5.63%) JSP
8 4 (5.63%) LDAP
8 4 (5.63%) SailPoint
8 4 (5.63%) Servlets
8 4 (5.63%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.04%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (7.04%) IPTV
2 5 (7.04%) STB
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.63%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.23%) Clustering
5 2 (2.82%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (78.87%) Linux
2 32 (45.07%) Unix
3 23 (32.39%) Windows
4 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.23%) VMS
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.39%) Scrum
3 21 (29.58%) DevOps
4 19 (26.76%) TDD
5 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
6 15 (21.13%) Validation
7 13 (18.31%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (18.31%) Microservices
7 13 (18.31%) OO
7 13 (18.31%) User Stories
8 12 (16.90%) OOP
8 12 (16.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 11 (15.49%) Acceptance Criteria
9 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
11 9 (12.68%) BDD
11 9 (12.68%) Migration
11 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
12 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
13 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) Python
2 21 (29.58%) Java
3 20 (28.17%) PowerShell
3 20 (28.17%) SQL
4 15 (21.13%) Ruby
5 14 (19.72%) Perl
6 13 (18.31%) Shell Script
7 11 (15.49%) Bash Shell
8 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
9 9 (12.68%) PHP
10 8 (11.27%) C#
10 8 (11.27%) Java 8
11 6 (8.45%) C
12 4 (5.63%) BeanShell
12 4 (5.63%) Bourne shell
12 4 (5.63%) Korn
12 4 (5.63%) Scala
12 4 (5.63%) VBScript
13 3 (4.23%) Go
14 2 (2.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.68%) Degree
4 8 (11.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.41%) MCSA
6 1 (1.41%) MCSD
6 1 (1.41%) MCSE
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.23%) NCSC
2 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.82%) GDPR
3 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Docker
2 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
3 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.63%) LXC
5 4 (5.63%) RACF
5 4 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (30.99%) Ansible
2 13 (18.31%) Kubernetes
3 10 (14.08%) Terraform
4 9 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (9.86%) Puppet
6 3 (4.23%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.41%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.41%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.41%) vRealize
7 1 (1.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) Red Hat
2 11 (15.49%) VMware
3 5 (7.04%) AppDynamics
3 5 (7.04%) Huawei
3 5 (7.04%) Remedy
3 5 (7.04%) Splunk
4 4 (5.63%) Google
4 4 (5.63%) HP
4 4 (5.63%) IBM
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco