Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 206 314 265
Rank change year-on-year +108 -49 +23
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 28 53 111
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.36% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.19% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 56
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
England median daily rate £500 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £66.00 £46.67 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.42% +1.46% -
England median hourly rate £50.50 £49.34 £46.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +7.25% -2.13%

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 2,170 4,449 5,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.23% 30.37% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,196 2,631 2,946
Median daily rate £425 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £185 £260 £228
90th Percentile £591 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 228 252
Median hourly rate £31.00 £18.35 £28.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.98% -35.35% +69.40%
10th Percentile £13.06 £11.85 £10.20
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.73
Median hourly rate £27.18 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +29.40% -4.55% +10.29%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux Command Line in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Linux Command Line in the South East

Linux Command Line
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Linux Command Line in the South East over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Linux Command Line in the South East

Linux Command Line
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Linux Command Line in the South East.

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 27 May 2020. 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 +56 14 £456 +21.67% 2
Thames Valley +74 13 £500 +5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire +35 9 £500 +8.11%
Berkshire +55 4 £475 -12.04%
East Sussex +30 1 - -
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 27 (96.43%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Unix
2 16 (57.14%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) DevOps
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 12 (42.86%) Python
4 12 (42.86%) Perl
4 12 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
5 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
5 11 (39.29%) Oracle
5 11 (39.29%) LDAP
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
7 9 (32.14%) Korn
7 9 (32.14%) DB2 UDB
7 9 (32.14%) JIRA
7 9 (32.14%) Selenium
7 9 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (32.14%) C
7 9 (32.14%) HTML
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 9 (32.14%) DB2
7 9 (32.14%) Ant
7 9 (32.14%) MySQL
7 9 (32.14%) JSP

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 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Azure
2 3 (10.71%) GCP
3 2 (7.14%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) tcpdump
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) FTP
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.14%) IPsec
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) SMTP
2 2 (7.14%) SSH
2 2 (7.14%) SSL
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.57%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) DB2
1 9 (32.14%) DB2 UDB
1 9 (32.14%) MySQL
1 9 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Eclipse
1 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (32.14%) Ant
2 9 (32.14%) JIRA
2 9 (32.14%) Selenium
3 5 (17.86%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
6 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
6 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
6 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (10.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SailPoint Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) LDAP
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) JSP
2 9 (32.14%) SailPoint
2 9 (32.14%) Servlets
2 9 (32.14%) SOAP
2 9 (32.14%) Web Services
2 9 (32.14%) XML
3 6 (21.43%) Node.js
4 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.86%) Electron Framework
4 5 (17.86%) Middleware
5 3 (10.71%) J2EE
5 3 (10.71%) JSON
5 3 (10.71%) RESTful
5 3 (10.71%) Spring
5 3 (10.71%) Spring Integration
6 2 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) YAML
7 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.14%) CESG
3 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
3 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Unix
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (57.14%) DevOps
2 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Microservices
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Validation
4 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.71%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (10.71%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) OOP
5 3 (10.71%) Release Train
5 3 (10.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 3 (10.71%) SIEM
5 3 (10.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) Perl
2 12 (42.86%) Python
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) BeanShell
4 9 (32.14%) Bourne shell
4 9 (32.14%) C
4 9 (32.14%) Korn
5 5 (17.86%) PHP
6 3 (10.71%) Java 8
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby
6 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) CEH
4 2 (7.14%) CREST Certified
4 2 (7.14%) GIAC
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.14%) OCP
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) RACF
3 5 (17.86%) Docker
4 2 (7.14%) GFS2
4 2 (7.14%) Samba
4 2 (7.14%) Snort
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Ansible
2 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
3 4 (14.29%) Terraform
4 2 (7.14%) Nessus
4 2 (7.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (7.14%) SELinux
4 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
4 2 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
1 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Google
3 3 (10.71%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 2 (7.14%) Thycotic
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) CrowdStrike
5 1 (3.57%) CyberArk
5 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.57%) Qualys
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau
5 1 (3.57%) Trend Micro