Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 20 August 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 West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 181 192
Rank change year-on-year -19 +11 +19
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 17 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.42% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 1.52% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 7
South West median daily rate £475 £444 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% +26.79% +100.00%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £241
90th Percentile £510 £488 £425
England median daily rate £550 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -43.48% +2.22% -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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,473 1,509 1,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.81% 27.82% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 929 1,168
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 126
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.83 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.10% +15.82% -2.62%
10th Percentile £17.16 £12.78 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in the South West

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux Command Line in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Command Line in the South West

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in the South West over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Command Line in the South West

Linux Command Line
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Command Line in the South West

Linux Command Line
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Bristol -14 8 £475 +46.15% 7
Dorset - 4 £450 -
Wiltshire -10 3 £500 +5.26%
Somerset +8 1 £275 -38.89%
Devon - 1 - - 1
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 West region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Python
3 12 (70.59%) Java
4 10 (58.82%) Unix
4 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (29.41%) Front End Development
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) HTTP
7 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
7 5 (29.41%) SSH
7 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
7 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
8 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
8 4 (23.53%) Splunk
8 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
8 4 (23.53%) Big Data
8 4 (23.53%) React
8 4 (23.53%) API Testing
8 4 (23.53%) SDET
8 4 (23.53%) Selenium
8 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (17.65%) Task Automation
9 3 (17.65%) Open Source
9 3 (17.65%) CentOS

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) G Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 5 (29.41%) SSH
3 2 (11.76%) DKIM
3 2 (11.76%) DMARC
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) FTP
3 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
3 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
3 2 (11.76%) SMTP
4 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Environment And Release Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Environment Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Site Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
1 4 (23.53%) React
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) CGI
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
4 3 (17.65%) CentOS
4 3 (17.65%) Debian
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (29.41%) Front End Development
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) API Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (23.53%) SDET
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 3 (17.65%) Task Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
6 2 (11.76%) Network Management
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source Development
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
5 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) Jython
7 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Ansible
1 3 (17.65%) SELinux
2 2 (11.76%) Nagios
2 2 (11.76%) Netcool
3 1 (5.88%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Rsyslog
3 1 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Splunk
2 2 (11.76%) Hortonworks
2 2 (11.76%) Proofpoint
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase