The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 551 497 514
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +17
Contract jobs citing Debian 36 71 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.14% 0.090%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.63% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 60 19
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£405 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Debian
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11100 11268 10446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.49% 22.83% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6668 6499 5844
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 868 958 965
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in England

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Debian Daily Rate Trend in England

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in England

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in England

Debian
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 16 £425 -19.04% 24
East of England -1 7 £315 - 5
North West - 5 £475 - 3
West Midlands +10 4 £375 +7.14% 3
South West -27 2 £248 -38.12%
Yorkshire -34 1 £418 +55.53% 4
Midlands - 1 £475 -
Debian
UK

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 111 (98.23%) Linux
2 65 (57.52%) Red Hat
3 60 (53.10%) Ubuntu
4 55 (48.67%) Python
5 42 (37.17%) CentOS
5 42 (37.17%) Git (software)
6 40 (35.40%) PostgreSQL
7 39 (34.51%) Puppet
8 38 (33.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (33.63%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (33.63%) SQL Server
9 34 (30.09%) Windows
9 34 (30.09%) Microsoft
9 34 (30.09%) Subversion
9 34 (30.09%) VMware
9 34 (30.09%) DevOps
10 32 (28.32%) Apache
11 31 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (27.43%) Opscode Chef
12 30 (26.55%) Active Directory
13 29 (25.66%) Jenkins
14 25 (22.12%) Bash Shell
14 25 (22.12%) MySQL
15 24 (21.24%) DNS
16 22 (19.47%) Perl
16 22 (19.47%) Ruby
17 20 (17.70%) Scrum
17 20 (17.70%) MVC
17 20 (17.70%) UNIX
18 19 (16.81%) TDD

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 32 (28.32%) Apache
2 16 (14.16%) nginx
3 13 (11.50%) MS Exchange
4 12 (10.62%) IIS
5 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
6 8 (7.08%) Confluence
6 8 (7.08%) MediaWiki
7 7 (6.19%) OpenStack
7 7 (6.19%) Tomcat
7 7 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (4.42%) Zope
8 5 (4.42%) Plone
8 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (2.65%) Jetty
11 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Tridion
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.77%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Route 53
4 1 (0.88%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) DNS
2 18 (15.93%) Firewall
3 15 (13.27%) LDAP
4 13 (11.50%) DHCP
5 10 (8.85%) Network Security
6 9 (7.96%) LAN
6 9 (7.96%) WAN
6 9 (7.96%) VPN
6 9 (7.96%) SAN
7 7 (6.19%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (5.31%) IPsec
8 6 (5.31%) SMTP
9 5 (4.42%) OSPF
9 5 (4.42%) BGP
9 5 (4.42%) EIGRP
9 5 (4.42%) IPv6
9 5 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (3.54%) SSH
10 4 (3.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (35.40%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (33.63%) SQL Server
3 25 (22.12%) MySQL
4 9 (7.96%) MongoDB
5 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.42%) Redis
7 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.65%) Big Data
7 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.77%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.77%) Riak
9 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (37.17%) Git (software)
2 34 (30.09%) Subversion
3 29 (25.66%) Jenkins
4 19 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (13.27%) Selenium
6 14 (12.39%) Hudson
7 11 (9.73%) JIRA
8 3 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.88%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.88%) JMeter
9 1 (0.88%) JConsole
9 1 (0.88%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.88%) YourKit
General
1 5 (4.42%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.88%) Back Office
3 1 (0.88%) Electronics
3 1 (0.88%) Law
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Billing
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (24.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (20.35%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (18.58%) Developer
4 19 (16.81%) Python Developer
5 15 (13.27%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (12.39%) Administrator
7 12 (10.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (8.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (8.85%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.96%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (6.19%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Senior Python Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Linux Support
11 6 (5.31%) Linux Consultant
11 6 (5.31%) Support Engineer
11 6 (5.31%) Consultant
12 5 (4.42%) Applications Support
12 5 (4.42%) Analyst
12 5 (4.42%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.81%) Django
1 19 (16.81%) Flask
2 15 (13.27%) RESTful
3 11 (9.73%) LAMP
4 10 (8.85%) .NET
5 7 (6.19%) Web Services
6 4 (3.54%) XML
7 1 (0.88%) JMS
7 1 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.88%) Java EE
7 1 (0.88%) Symfony
7 1 (0.88%) FFmpeg
7 1 (0.88%) Catalyst
7 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.08%) Wiki
3 7 (6.19%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.42%) CLARiiON
5 4 (3.54%) Clustering
6 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) DTV
7 1 (0.88%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 111 (98.23%) Linux
2 60 (53.10%) Ubuntu
3 42 (37.17%) CentOS
4 38 (33.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (30.09%) Windows
6 20 (17.70%) UNIX
7 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.54%) SUSE
10 3 (2.65%) VMS
10 3 (2.65%) AIX
11 2 (1.77%) Solaris
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.88%) Android
12 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.88%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.63%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (30.09%) DevOps
3 31 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.70%) MVC
4 20 (17.70%) Scrum
5 19 (16.81%) TDD
5 19 (16.81%) BDD
5 19 (16.81%) Mentoring
6 18 (15.93%) ITIL
6 18 (15.93%) Configuration Management
7 14 (12.39%) Test Automation
8 13 (11.50%) Microservices
8 13 (11.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 13 (11.50%) SOA
9 11 (9.73%) Load Balancing
10 10 (8.85%) TOGAF
11 9 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.08%) Project Management
12 8 (7.08%) Build Automation
13 7 (6.19%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (48.67%) Python
2 25 (22.12%) Bash Shell
3 22 (19.47%) Ruby
3 22 (19.47%) Perl
4 18 (15.93%) PHP
5 16 (14.16%) SQL
6 15 (13.27%) Java
7 8 (7.08%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.31%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.65%) Scala
10 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.96%) MCSA
2 9 (7.96%) CCNA
2 9 (7.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (7.08%) MCSE
4 6 (5.31%) Degree
5 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.42%) RHCE
5 5 (4.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (3.54%) LPIC
7 1 (0.88%) MCDST
7 1 (0.88%) MCTS
7 1 (0.88%) MCITP
7 1 (0.88%) VCAP
7 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) CCA
7 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.88%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (26.55%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.04%) Postfix
4 13 (11.50%) Samba
5 10 (8.85%) iptables
6 7 (6.19%) Terminal Server
7 6 (5.31%) vSphere
8 5 (4.42%) XenServer
8 5 (4.42%) qmail
8 5 (4.42%) Xen
9 4 (3.54%) Docker
10 3 (2.65%) NFS
10 3 (2.65%) Varnish
10 3 (2.65%) SpamAssassin
11 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.77%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.77%) KVM
12 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.88%) Snort
12 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (34.51%) Puppet
2 31 (27.43%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.50%) ZABBIX
4 12 (10.62%) Salt
5 11 (9.73%) Vagrant
6 10 (8.85%) Ansible
7 9 (7.96%) Nagios
8 5 (4.42%) SELinux
9 4 (3.54%) Munin
9 4 (3.54%) Graphite
10 3 (2.65%) Ganeti
10 3 (2.65%) OSSEC
10 3 (2.65%) Cacti
10 3 (2.65%) logstash
10 3 (2.65%) Bcfg2
11 2 (1.77%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.77%) Kibana
12 1 (0.88%) collectd
12 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (57.52%) Red Hat
2 34 (30.09%) VMware
2 34 (30.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.50%) Cisco
4 11 (9.73%) Oracle
5 9 (7.96%) HP
6 7 (6.19%) EMC
7 6 (5.31%) Citrix
7 6 (5.31%) Rackspace
8 5 (4.42%) F5
8 5 (4.42%) Dell
8 5 (4.42%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.54%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.54%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (2.65%) NetApp
11 2 (1.77%) Akamai
11 2 (1.77%) Sun
11 2 (1.77%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.88%) Splunk
12 1 (0.88%) Percona