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 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 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 310 332
Rank change year-on-year -17 +22 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 60 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.17% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 31
South East median daily rate £400 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £288 £400 £281
90th Percentile £588 £577 £638
England median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £26.50
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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,393 5,043 5,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.38% 30.15% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,241 2,931 2,964
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £220
90th Percentile £588 £563 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 251 294
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £19.34 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.70% -14.04% +22.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £53.75
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 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 20 November 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 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
Hampshire -37 29 £375 -25.93% 3
Thames Valley +24 18 £400 - 13
Surrey -8 12 £563 +41.51% 8
Berkshire +6 11 £400 -11.11% 9
Oxfordshire +19 7 £400 - 4
Home Counties - 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 South East region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 57 (95.00%) Linux
2 35 (58.33%) Unix
3 33 (55.00%) Git (software)
4 31 (51.67%) Jenkins
5 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (38.33%) Shell Script
6 23 (38.33%) Java
7 22 (36.67%) Apache
7 22 (36.67%) Kafka
8 21 (35.00%) Hadoop
8 21 (35.00%) Middleware
9 20 (33.33%) REST
9 20 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 20 (33.33%) GitHub
9 20 (33.33%) JSON
9 20 (33.33%) TDD
9 20 (33.33%) Spring
9 20 (33.33%) Virtual Team
10 19 (31.67%) HDFS
10 19 (31.67%) Gradle
10 19 (31.67%) HBase
10 19 (31.67%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (28.33%) Apache Avro
11 17 (28.33%) Benchmarking
11 17 (28.33%) Hadoop YARN
11 17 (28.33%) Parquet
12 16 (26.67%) Big Data
12 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
13 15 (25.00%) Degree

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 22 (36.67%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) CICS
2 3 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.00%) Drupal
2 3 (5.00%) GemFire
2 3 (5.00%) nginx
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.67%) Hyperledger
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.33%) GitHub
2 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (6.67%) Serverless
4 3 (5.00%) PaaS
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.33%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) SSH
2 5 (8.33%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) NAS
2 5 (8.33%) SAN
3 3 (5.00%) Internet
3 3 (5.00%) VPN
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (3.33%) DNS
4 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.33%) NetScreen
5 1 (1.67%) BGP
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.67%) IOS XR
5 1 (1.67%) MPLS
5 1 (1.67%) Network Security
5 1 (1.67%) OSPF
5 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) Hadoop
2 19 (31.67%) HBase
3 17 (28.33%) Parquet
4 16 (26.67%) Big Data
5 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.00%) DB2
6 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.33%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (3.33%) OLTP
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.33%) SQLPlus
7 2 (3.33%) SSDT
8 1 (1.67%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 31 (51.67%) Jenkins
3 19 (31.67%) Gradle
4 7 (11.67%) JIRA
4 7 (11.67%) JUnit
5 5 (8.33%) Subversion
6 4 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 4 (6.67%) JMeter
6 4 (6.67%) LoadRunner
6 4 (6.67%) Selenium
7 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.00%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.67%) Liquibase
9 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) Backup Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Agile Developer
6 4 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) Kafka
2 21 (35.00%) Middleware
3 20 (33.33%) JSON
3 20 (33.33%) REST
3 20 (33.33%) Spring
4 19 (31.67%) RabbitMQ
5 17 (28.33%) Apache Avro
6 14 (23.33%) J2EE
7 9 (15.00%) CSS
7 9 (15.00%) HTML
7 9 (15.00%) jQuery
8 6 (10.00%) CSS3
8 6 (10.00%) HTML5
9 5 (8.33%) Handlebars
9 5 (8.33%) RequireJS
9 5 (8.33%) Sass
9 5 (8.33%) Symfony
9 5 (8.33%) Twig
10 4 (6.67%) Node.js
11 3 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) User Experience
3 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (8.33%) EMC VNX
3 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (8.33%) Replication
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Fintech
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.67%) IPTV
6 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.67%) PKI
6 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) STB
6 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 57 (95.00%) Linux
2 35 (58.33%) Unix
3 14 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (13.33%) Windows
5 6 (10.00%) AIX
5 6 (10.00%) Solaris
6 4 (6.67%) Debian
7 3 (5.00%) CentOS
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (33.33%) TDD
4 17 (28.33%) Benchmarking
5 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 15 (25.00%) BDD
7 13 (21.67%) DevOps
8 12 (20.00%) System Testing
9 9 (15.00%) Scrum
10 8 (13.33%) Web Development
11 7 (11.67%) OO
11 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
12 5 (8.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
12 5 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
12 5 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 5 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
12 5 (8.33%) Web Design
12 5 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) Java
1 23 (38.33%) Shell Script
2 13 (21.67%) Bash Shell
2 13 (21.67%) Perl
3 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.67%) PHP
4 10 (16.67%) Python
5 8 (13.33%) SQL
6 3 (5.00%) C#
6 3 (5.00%) VBScript
7 2 (3.33%) C
7 2 (3.33%) C++
7 2 (3.33%) Java 8
7 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.67%) COBOL
8 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) CCIE
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.33%) GDPR
3 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 19 (31.67%) HDFS
3 5 (8.33%) Docker
4 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.67%) ACF2
5 1 (1.67%) iptables
5 1 (1.67%) RACF
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (28.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (13.33%) Ansible
3 6 (10.00%) Puppet
4 5 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 4 (6.67%) Packer
5 4 (6.67%) Salt
5 4 (6.67%) Terraform
6 2 (3.33%) OpenVAS
6 2 (3.33%) systemd
7 1 (1.67%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (8.33%) Brocade
3 5 (8.33%) Dell
3 5 (8.33%) EMC
3 5 (8.33%) Isilon
4 4 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.33%) F5
5 2 (3.33%) Forcepoint
5 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.33%) Juniper
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Tufin
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) Huawei