The first table below looks at the demand for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank - 40 51
Contract jobs citing Debian 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.05% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £319
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 - -
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 95 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.09% 24.30% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 33 79
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £188 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 57
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Debian
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Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Debian across the Cambridge region.

Debian Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the Cambridge region.

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Debian
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Bazaar

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Bazaar
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat