Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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 Consultant
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 364 389
Rank change year-on-year +3 +25 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 11 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.066% 0.085% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.090% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 8
South East median daily rate £475 £431 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -6.76% +23.33%
10th Percentile £350 £368 £379
90th Percentile £503 £575 £514
England median daily rate £475 £500 £464
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.82% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15802 15500 18416
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 93.97% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9382 9237 10813
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 769 921
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Linux Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Linux Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Consultant in the South East

Linux Consultant
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 Consultant in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Consultant in the South East

Linux Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Consultant in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Consultant in the South East

Linux Consultant
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 Consultant in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Consultant in the South East

Linux Consultant
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 Consultant within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +11 7 £475 +11.76%
Thames Valley -11 2 - -
Berkshire -1 1 - -
Surrey -15 1 £525 +32.91%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Linux Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) JBoss
4 5 (45.45%) Apache
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) SSL
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) Puppet
6 3 (27.27%) Splunk
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) GitLab
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (18.18%) Python
8 1 (9.09%) VMS
8 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (9.09%) DNS
8 1 (9.09%) Perl
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle
8 1 (9.09%) SAP
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) AIX
8 1 (9.09%) Local Government
8 1 (9.09%) JIRA
8 1 (9.09%) Atlassian

Linux Consultant Skill Set
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 5 (45.45%) Apache
1 5 (45.45%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) GitLab
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE
4 1 (9.09%) VMS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) DevOps
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (9.09%) Cobbler
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Splunk
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) SAP