The first table below looks at the demand for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 18 April 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 East of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 143 106 132
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +26
Contract jobs citing Debian 1 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.53% 0.096%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 2.15% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Average daily rate - £325 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £22.50
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
691 557 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.92% 24.73% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 226 336
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £115 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 115 139
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -11.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Debian
England

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Debian
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -20 1 - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Nagios
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Documentum
4 2 (28.57%) VMS
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Tridion
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Documentum
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bazaar
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support
1 2 (28.57%) Operations Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Development Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Python Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Perl Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) VMS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Percona
4 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper