Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 308 327
Rank change year-on-year +35 +19 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 105 54 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 1.09% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 34 51
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £336 £400 £281
90th Percentile £538 £625 £725
England median daily rate £550 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +22.22% +3.69% +8.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
South East median hourly rate £46.00 - £45.00
England median hourly rate £46.00 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.13% +4.44% -13.74%

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 5,527 4,975 5,997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.18% 30.72% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,157 2,844 3,621
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 268 296
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -30.00% +50.60%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.45 £11.72
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £22.94 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.50% +11.11%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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
Thames Valley +14 52 £450 -2.70% 11
Berkshire +10 40 £425 -10.53% 7
Hampshire -2 25 £475 +5.56% 8
Surrey -15 18 £500 -1.23% 8
Oxfordshire +9 10 £450 +81.82% 2
Sussex - 5 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +9 2 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 £358 -
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 104 (99.05%) Linux
2 59 (56.19%) Unix
3 53 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (47.62%) Jenkins
5 47 (44.76%) Java
6 44 (41.90%) Git (software)
7 42 (40.00%) Ansible
7 42 (40.00%) DevOps
8 41 (39.05%) Python
9 38 (36.19%) Docker
10 36 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
11 35 (33.33%) Bash Shell
12 34 (32.38%) Configuration Management
13 33 (31.43%) Kubernetes
14 31 (29.52%) Scrum
14 31 (29.52%) Node.js
15 30 (28.57%) JSON
16 29 (27.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 29 (27.62%) Kafka
16 29 (27.62%) TDD
16 29 (27.62%) Shell Script
17 28 (26.67%) Middleware
17 28 (26.67%) Apache
17 28 (26.67%) Spring
17 28 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
17 28 (26.67%) Puppet
17 28 (26.67%) HBase
17 28 (26.67%) HDFS
17 28 (26.67%) GitHub

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 28 (26.67%) Apache
2 24 (22.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (13.33%) Apache Spark
4 12 (11.43%) GemFire
4 12 (11.43%) JBoss
5 11 (10.48%) Confluence
5 11 (10.48%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.76%) CICS
7 1 (0.95%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 36 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (26.67%) GitHub
3 22 (20.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
4 20 (19.05%) Serverless
5 14 (13.33%) PaaS
6 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.90%) IaaS
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.95%) Datadog
8 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) SSH
2 4 (3.81%) Firewall
2 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.86%) HTTP
4 2 (1.90%) IGMP
4 2 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.90%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.90%) VPN
5 1 (0.95%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.95%) DNS
5 1 (0.95%) DVB
5 1 (0.95%) NAS
5 1 (0.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.67%) HBase
2 23 (21.90%) Hadoop
3 19 (18.10%) Big Data
4 16 (15.24%) Parquet
5 12 (11.43%) Apache Hive
6 11 (10.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (10.48%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.90%) DB2
8 2 (1.90%) OLTP
9 1 (0.95%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 44 (41.90%) Git (software)
3 21 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 19 (18.10%) JUnit
5 18 (17.14%) Gradle
6 17 (16.19%) JIRA
7 13 (12.38%) Vagrant
8 12 (11.43%) Eclipse
8 12 (11.43%) IntelliJ
9 7 (6.67%) HP UFT
9 7 (6.67%) JMeter
9 7 (6.67%) LoadRunner
9 7 (6.67%) Selenium
10 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.90%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (1.90%) Subversion
10 2 (1.90%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (36.19%) Developer
2 28 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (18.10%) AWS Engineer
4 18 (17.14%) AWS DevOps
4 18 (17.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (13.33%) Big Data Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Java Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Hadoop Developer
8 7 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Angular Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.76%) Architect
10 5 (4.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (4.76%) HTML Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Tester
10 5 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.52%) Node.js
2 30 (28.57%) JSON
3 29 (27.62%) Kafka
4 28 (26.67%) Middleware
4 28 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
4 28 (26.67%) Spring
5 21 (20.00%) REST
6 16 (15.24%) Apache Avro
7 15 (14.29%) RESTful
8 12 (11.43%) Drools
9 11 (10.48%) CSS
9 11 (10.48%) HTML
10 10 (9.52%) Gherkin
10 10 (9.52%) Spring Cloud
11 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.71%) CSS3
11 6 (5.71%) HTML5
11 6 (5.71%) jQuery
12 5 (4.76%) Angular 2
12 5 (4.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.67%) Virtual Team
2 9 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.76%) User Experience
4 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.90%) Fintech
5 2 (1.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.95%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.95%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.95%) HACMP
6 1 (0.95%) IPTV
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.95%) Replication
6 1 (0.95%) STB
6 1 (0.95%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 104 (99.05%) Linux
2 59 (56.19%) Unix
3 36 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (25.71%) Windows
5 5 (4.76%) CentOS
5 5 (4.76%) Debian
5 5 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.86%) AIX
6 3 (2.86%) Solaris
6 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.90%) DC/OS
7 2 (1.90%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.00%) DevOps
3 34 (32.38%) Configuration Management
4 31 (29.52%) Scrum
5 29 (27.62%) TDD
6 26 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (21.90%) Microservices
8 21 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 16 (15.24%) Benchmarking
9 16 (15.24%) Web Development
10 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 13 (12.38%) Secure Coding
12 12 (11.43%) BDD
12 12 (11.43%) OO
12 12 (11.43%) OOP
12 12 (11.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 12 (11.43%) Software Deployment
12 12 (11.43%) Validation
13 11 (10.48%) Software Testing
13 11 (10.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.76%) Java
2 41 (39.05%) Python
3 35 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 29 (27.62%) Shell Script
5 23 (21.90%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.71%) C++
6 6 (5.71%) PHP
7 5 (4.76%) ES6
7 5 (4.76%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.81%) Perl
9 3 (2.86%) C
10 2 (1.90%) Java 8
10 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.95%) Ruby
11 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Degree
2 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) AWS Certification
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.90%) CGEIT
6 2 (1.90%) CISSP
6 2 (1.90%) CRISC
6 2 (1.90%) ISEB
6 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.90%) OCA
6 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.90%) PMP
7 1 (0.95%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.33%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (36.19%) Docker
2 29 (27.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 28 (26.67%) HDFS
4 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.90%) NFS
6 2 (1.90%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.95%) ACF2
7 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.95%) Firmware
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.95%) RACF
7 1 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 42 (40.00%) Ansible
2 33 (31.43%) Kubernetes
3 28 (26.67%) Puppet
4 24 (22.86%) Terraform
5 22 (20.95%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (19.05%) Salt
7 19 (18.10%) Packer
8 16 (15.24%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (2.86%) SELinux
10 2 (1.90%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.90%) OpenVAS
10 2 (1.90%) systemd
11 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.95%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 25 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 14 (13.33%) Oracle
3 11 (10.48%) VMware
4 7 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (1.90%) Citrix
5 2 (1.90%) Google
5 2 (1.90%) QNX
5 2 (1.90%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.95%) Apple
6 1 (0.95%) Brocade
6 1 (0.95%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.95%) Dell
6 1 (0.95%) EMC
6 1 (0.95%) Huawei
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.95%) New Relic
6 1 (0.95%) Splunk
6 1 (0.95%) Sybase
6 1 (0.95%) Veritas