Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 312 304 303
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 61 71 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 1.42% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 38
South East median daily rate £438 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% - +16.07%
10th Percentile £280 £374 £398
90th Percentile £588 £576 £629
England median daily rate £523 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +7.18% +8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +79.25% -
England median hourly rate £25.12 £37.36 £47.00
% change year-on-year -32.77% -20.52% -

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 4,972 5,013 4,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.08% 30.29% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,972 2,934 2,688
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 216 256
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -13.29%
10th Percentile £11.98 £10.54 £11.48
90th Percentile £48.88 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.60 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.58% +3.00% +0.88%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -44 37 £375 -25.00% 4
Thames Valley +20 12 £419 +4.69% 12
Berkshire +14 10 £419 -16.25% 9
Surrey -16 8 £575 +53.33% 6
Oxfordshire +24 2 £300 -25.00% 3
Kent - 2 - - 3
Home Counties - 1 - -
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 55 (90.16%) Linux
2 45 (73.77%) Unix
3 40 (65.57%) Git (software)
4 39 (63.93%) Jenkins
5 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (54.10%) Shell Script
6 33 (54.10%) JSON
7 32 (52.46%) Java
7 32 (52.46%) Apache
8 31 (50.82%) Virtual Team
9 30 (49.18%) Middleware
9 30 (49.18%) TDD
9 30 (49.18%) Spring
9 30 (49.18%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (49.18%) Hadoop
9 30 (49.18%) REST
9 30 (49.18%) Kafka
9 30 (49.18%) GitHub
10 29 (47.54%) Unit Testing
11 28 (45.90%) RabbitMQ
11 28 (45.90%) HBase
11 28 (45.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 28 (45.90%) Gradle
11 28 (45.90%) Apache Avro
11 28 (45.90%) HDFS
11 28 (45.90%) Hadoop YARN
11 28 (45.90%) Benchmarking
11 28 (45.90%) Parquet
12 27 (44.26%) Big Data
12 27 (44.26%) BDD

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 32 (52.46%) Apache
2 3 (4.92%) Drupal
2 3 (4.92%) nginx
3 2 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.28%) GemFire
3 2 (3.28%) IIS
3 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) CICS
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 30 (49.18%) GitHub
2 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.92%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (4.92%) Serverless
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.28%) PaaS
5 1 (1.64%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) NAS
1 5 (8.20%) SAN
2 4 (6.56%) Firewall
2 4 (6.56%) SSH
3 3 (4.92%) DNS
3 3 (4.92%) Internet
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (3.28%) DHCP
4 2 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.28%) HTTP
4 2 (3.28%) NetScreen
4 2 (3.28%) SSL
4 2 (3.28%) VPN
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.64%) IOS XR
5 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) Hadoop
2 28 (45.90%) HBase
2 28 (45.90%) Parquet
3 27 (44.26%) Big Data
4 4 (6.56%) MySQL
4 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.28%) SQLPlus
6 2 (3.28%) SSDT
7 1 (1.64%) DB2
7 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 40 (65.57%) Git (software)
2 39 (63.93%) Jenkins
3 28 (45.90%) Gradle
4 6 (9.84%) JIRA
5 5 (8.20%) Subversion
6 3 (4.92%) JUnit
7 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.28%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.64%) JMeter
8 1 (1.64%) Liquibase
8 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.64%) Maven
8 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (63.93%) Developer
2 22 (36.07%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Hadoop Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 6 (9.84%) PHP Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Backup Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Perl Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Storage Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (54.10%) JSON
2 30 (49.18%) Kafka
2 30 (49.18%) Middleware
2 30 (49.18%) REST
2 30 (49.18%) Spring
3 28 (45.90%) Apache Avro
3 28 (45.90%) RabbitMQ
4 25 (40.98%) J2EE
5 7 (11.48%) HTML
6 6 (9.84%) CSS
7 5 (8.20%) jQuery
8 4 (6.56%) HTML5
8 4 (6.56%) Node.js
9 3 (4.92%) SOAP
9 3 (4.92%) Web Services
9 3 (4.92%) XML
10 2 (3.28%) .NET
10 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.28%) Gherkin
10 2 (3.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (50.82%) Virtual Team
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (8.20%) EMC VNX
2 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (8.20%) Replication
3 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.64%) DataPower
4 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (90.16%) Linux
2 45 (73.77%) Unix
3 11 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (11.48%) Windows
5 6 (9.84%) Solaris
6 5 (8.20%) AIX
7 3 (4.92%) CentOS
7 3 (4.92%) Debian
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.64%) Android
9 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (49.18%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (49.18%) TDD
3 29 (47.54%) Unit Testing
4 28 (45.90%) Benchmarking
5 27 (44.26%) BDD
6 25 (40.98%) System Testing
7 12 (19.67%) DevOps
8 9 (14.75%) OO
9 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
9 5 (8.20%) Storage Management
9 5 (8.20%) Web Development
10 4 (6.56%) Capacity Management
10 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.56%) Scrum
10 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.92%) Kanban
11 3 (4.92%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) Shell Script
2 32 (52.46%) Java
3 11 (18.03%) Perl
4 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
4 10 (16.39%) Python
5 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.48%) PHP
6 7 (11.48%) SQL
7 4 (6.56%) C#
8 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.92%) VBScript
9 2 (3.28%) C
9 2 (3.28%) C++
9 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.64%) COBOL
10 1 (1.64%) PL/1
10 1 (1.64%) REXX
10 1 (1.64%) Ruby
10 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) CCIE
4 1 (1.64%) CCNP
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.56%) QA
3 2 (3.28%) GDPR
3 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (45.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 28 (45.90%) HDFS
2 4 (6.56%) Docker
3 2 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) ACF2
4 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.64%) iptables
4 1 (1.64%) RACF
Systems Management
1 28 (45.90%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (9.84%) Ansible
3 5 (8.20%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.20%) Puppet
4 4 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.92%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.92%) Packer
5 3 (4.92%) Salt
5 3 (4.92%) Terraform
6 1 (1.64%) HP ALM
6 1 (1.64%) Nagios
6 1 (1.64%) OpenVAS
6 1 (1.64%) systemd
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
2 5 (8.20%) Brocade
2 5 (8.20%) Dell
2 5 (8.20%) EMC
2 5 (8.20%) Isilon
3 4 (6.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco
4 2 (3.28%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.28%) F5
4 2 (3.28%) Forcepoint
4 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.28%) IBM
4 2 (3.28%) Juniper
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Tufin
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) SAP