Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 301 325
Rank change year-on-year -5 +24 +21
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 70 61 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 1.24% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 45
South East median daily rate £438 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £318 £404 £281
90th Percentile £538 £572 £705
England median daily rate £525 £458 £425
% change year-on-year +14.75% +7.65% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £26.00 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -44.68% +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 5,276 4,920 5,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.46% 30.23% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,089 2,811 3,273
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £216 £225
90th Percentile £588 £563 £571
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 241 300
South East median hourly rate £32.07 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.79% -17.39% +35.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £51.03
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% - +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +29 36 £444 -7.79% 9
Berkshire +20 27 £438 -14.63% 8
Hampshire -34 16 £375 -23.08% 11
Surrey -12 15 £500 +19.05% 13
Oxfordshire +13 9 £450 +12.50% 1
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 67 (95.71%) Linux
2 33 (47.14%) Unix
3 31 (44.29%) Jenkins
4 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (41.43%) DevOps
6 28 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 27 (38.57%) Git (software)
8 26 (37.14%) Python
9 25 (35.71%) Java
9 25 (35.71%) Ansible
10 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 20 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (25.71%) Test Automation
11 18 (25.71%) Docker
12 17 (24.29%) JUnit
12 17 (24.29%) Scrum
13 16 (22.86%) Configuration Management
13 16 (22.86%) Windows
13 16 (22.86%) Kubernetes
14 15 (21.43%) Shell Script
14 15 (21.43%) Node.js
14 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (20.00%) Kafka
15 14 (20.00%) Apache
16 13 (18.57%) OO
16 13 (18.57%) Middleware
16 13 (18.57%) TDD
16 13 (18.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 13 (18.57%) Web Development
16 13 (18.57%) JSON

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 14 (20.00%) Apache
2 9 (12.86%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (12.86%) GemFire
3 6 (8.57%) CICS
4 5 (7.14%) Confluence
5 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.29%) Drupal
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.86%) IIS
7 2 (2.86%) nginx
8 1 (1.43%) Hyperledger
8 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 12 (17.14%) GitHub
3 11 (15.71%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (15.71%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (15.71%) Serverless
4 10 (14.29%) PaaS
5 7 (10.00%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) SSH
2 4 (5.71%) Firewall
3 3 (4.29%) HTTP
3 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.86%) NetScreen
4 2 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (1.43%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.43%) Broadband
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.43%) Internet
5 1 (1.43%) IOS XR
5 1 (1.43%) NAS
5 1 (1.43%) Network Security
5 1 (1.43%) SAN
5 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) HBase
2 10 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 9 (12.86%) Apache Hive
4 7 (10.00%) Big Data
4 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.29%) DB2
6 3 (4.29%) Parquet
7 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.86%) OLTP
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.86%) SQLPlus
7 2 (2.86%) SSDT
8 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 31 (44.29%) Jenkins
2 27 (38.57%) Git (software)
3 17 (24.29%) JUnit
4 11 (15.71%) Cucumber
4 11 (15.71%) JIRA
5 9 (12.86%) Eclipse
5 9 (12.86%) IntelliJ
6 8 (11.43%) HP UFT
6 8 (11.43%) JMeter
6 8 (11.43%) LoadRunner
6 8 (11.43%) Selenium
7 5 (7.14%) Gradle
7 5 (7.14%) Subversion
7 5 (7.14%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.43%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Agile Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (4.29%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) Node.js
2 14 (20.00%) Kafka
3 13 (18.57%) JSON
3 13 (18.57%) Middleware
4 12 (17.14%) CSS
4 12 (17.14%) HTML
4 12 (17.14%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (17.14%) Spring
5 10 (14.29%) RESTful
6 9 (12.86%) jQuery
6 9 (12.86%) REST
7 7 (10.00%) Gherkin
7 7 (10.00%) Spring Cloud
8 6 (8.57%) CSS3
8 6 (8.57%) HTML5
9 5 (7.14%) Handlebars
9 5 (7.14%) RequireJS
9 5 (7.14%) Sass
9 5 (7.14%) Symfony
9 5 (7.14%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Virtual Team
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) User Experience
3 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Fintech
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) IPTV
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) STB
5 1 (1.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 67 (95.71%) Linux
2 33 (47.14%) Unix
3 20 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (22.86%) Windows
5 7 (10.00%) Debian
6 5 (7.14%) CentOS
7 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.86%) AIX
9 2 (2.86%) Solaris
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.43%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (41.43%) DevOps
3 18 (25.71%) Test Automation
4 17 (24.29%) Scrum
5 16 (22.86%) Configuration Management
6 13 (18.57%) OO
6 13 (18.57%) TDD
6 13 (18.57%) Web Development
7 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.29%) OOP
8 9 (12.86%) BDD
8 9 (12.86%) Microservices
8 9 (12.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 9 (12.86%) User Stories
8 9 (12.86%) Validation
9 8 (11.43%) Software Testing
10 7 (10.00%) ATDD
10 7 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (10.00%) SDET
11 5 (7.14%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 26 (37.14%) Python
3 25 (35.71%) Java
4 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 15 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 10 (14.29%) PHP
7 8 (11.43%) Perl
8 7 (10.00%) SQL
9 5 (7.14%) C++
10 4 (5.71%) C
11 3 (4.29%) C#
11 3 (4.29%) ES6
11 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
11 3 (4.29%) VBScript
12 2 (2.86%) Java 8
12 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.43%) COBOL
13 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.29%) ISEB
3 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.29%) PMP
4 1 (1.43%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.43%) CCIE
4 1 (1.43%) CCNP
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.43%) OCA
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.86%) GDPR
3 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (25.71%) Docker
2 13 (18.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 12 (17.14%) HDFS
4 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.86%) ACF2
5 2 (2.86%) RACF
6 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (35.71%) Ansible
2 16 (22.86%) Kubernetes
3 13 (18.57%) Terraform
4 12 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (17.14%) Puppet
5 11 (15.71%) Salt
6 9 (12.86%) Packer
7 3 (4.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (4.29%) SELinux
8 2 (2.86%) OpenVAS
8 2 (2.86%) systemd
9 1 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.43%) HP ALM
9 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Red Hat
2 8 (11.43%) HP
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle
3 7 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.86%) F5
4 2 (2.86%) Forcepoint
4 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.86%) Juniper
4 2 (2.86%) Tufin
5 1 (1.43%) Apple
5 1 (1.43%) Dell
5 1 (1.43%) EMC
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.43%) Sybase