The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 486 505 531
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +26
Contract jobs citing Debian 78 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.093% 0.074%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.69% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 19 21
Average daily rate
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£413 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £319
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.75 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 - -
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11269 10444 11273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.82% 22.48% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6489 5846 5668
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 973 1192
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
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 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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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
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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 +27 39 £515 +14.44% 33
South West -4 24 £400 +45.45% 5
South East -6 7 £200 -55.55% 11
Yorkshire +5 6 £310 -14.48% 2
East of England -35 1 - - 5
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
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Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 133 (86.93%) Linux
2 93 (60.78%) Red Hat
3 92 (60.13%) MySQL
4 73 (47.71%) Puppet
5 72 (47.06%) Ubuntu
6 70 (45.75%) Bash Shell
7 64 (41.83%) PHP
8 63 (41.18%) Apache
9 60 (39.22%) Perl
10 58 (37.91%) DevOps
11 56 (36.60%) Python
12 54 (35.29%) CentOS
13 53 (34.64%) Java
13 53 (34.64%) LAMP
13 53 (34.64%) Opscode Chef
14 51 (33.33%) Jenkins
14 51 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (32.03%) VMware
16 48 (31.37%) UNIX
17 46 (30.07%) Ruby
18 41 (26.80%) ZABBIX
19 39 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
20 38 (24.84%) Hudson
21 33 (21.57%) Git (software)
21 33 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
22 32 (20.92%) SQL
23 31 (20.26%) Windows
23 31 (20.26%) Nagios
24 30 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 30 (19.61%) Firewall

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 63 (41.18%) Apache
2 20 (13.07%) nginx
3 19 (12.42%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (10.46%) Tomcat
5 13 (8.50%) Confluence
6 11 (7.19%) MediaWiki
7 7 (4.58%) CMS
8 6 (3.92%) Magnolia
9 4 (2.61%) Drupal
9 4 (2.61%) Node.js
10 3 (1.96%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.96%) Moodle
11 2 (1.31%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.65%) IIS
12 1 (0.65%) WordPress
12 1 (0.65%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 39 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.31%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.61%) Firewall
2 24 (15.69%) VPN
3 23 (15.03%) LDAP
4 15 (9.80%) LAN
4 15 (9.80%) WAN
4 15 (9.80%) Network Security
5 11 (7.19%) IPv6
5 11 (7.19%) IPsec
5 11 (7.19%) Internet
5 11 (7.19%) EIGRP
5 11 (7.19%) OSPF
5 11 (7.19%) BGP
6 10 (6.54%) DNS
7 7 (4.58%) HTTP
8 6 (3.92%) DHCP
9 5 (3.27%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.61%) SMTP
10 4 (2.61%) SAN
10 4 (2.61%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (60.13%) MySQL
2 27 (17.65%) Hadoop
3 25 (16.34%) Big Data
4 23 (15.03%) MongoDB
5 22 (14.38%) NoSQL
6 20 (13.07%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (12.42%) CouchDB
8 18 (11.76%) Riak
8 18 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (10.46%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (9.15%) Relational Database
11 9 (5.88%) SQL Server
12 6 (3.92%) Jackrabbit
13 3 (1.96%) Redis
14 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.65%) DB2
15 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.65%) KDB
Development Applications
1 51 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 38 (24.84%) Hudson
3 33 (21.57%) Git (software)
4 28 (18.30%) JIRA
5 17 (11.11%) Subversion
6 4 (2.61%) GDB
7 3 (1.96%) Automake
8 2 (1.31%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.31%) Maven
8 2 (1.31%) JUnit
8 2 (1.31%) JMeter
9 1 (0.65%) FishEye
9 1 (0.65%) Behat
9 1 (0.65%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.65%) Grunt
9 1 (0.65%) Gradle
9 1 (0.65%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.65%) Redmine
9 1 (0.65%) Mockito
General
1 12 (7.84%) Finance
2 3 (1.96%) Publishing
2 3 (1.96%) Military
3 1 (0.65%) Legal
3 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.65%) Back Office
3 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (32.03%) Administrator
2 48 (31.37%) Systems Administrator
3 34 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (20.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 31 (20.26%) Linux Administrator
6 28 (18.30%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (12.42%) DBA
8 18 (11.76%) MySQL DBA
9 15 (9.80%) Developer
10 13 (8.50%) Architect
11 9 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 8 (5.23%) DevOps Architect
13 7 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (4.58%) Software Engineer
13 7 (4.58%) Lead Architect
14 5 (3.27%) Python Developer
15 4 (2.61%) Penetration Tester
15 4 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 4 (2.61%) Tester
16 3 (1.96%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (34.64%) LAMP
2 27 (17.65%) Web Services
3 8 (5.23%) HTML
4 5 (3.27%) XML
4 5 (3.27%) jQuery
5 4 (2.61%) OAuth
5 4 (2.61%) CSS
5 4 (2.61%) SOAP
5 4 (2.61%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.96%) Backbone.js
6 3 (1.96%) Spring
6 3 (1.96%) Zend Framework
6 3 (1.96%) Symfony
7 2 (1.31%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.31%) HTML5
7 2 (1.31%) REST
8 1 (0.65%) Guava
8 1 (0.65%) Ember.js
8 1 (0.65%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.76%) Replication
2 11 (7.19%) Wiki
3 7 (4.58%) Open Source
4 4 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.61%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.96%) Clustering
5 3 (1.96%) VLE
6 2 (1.31%) iPhone
6 2 (1.31%) iSeries
6 2 (1.31%) Derivative
6 2 (1.31%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.31%) Social Network
6 2 (1.31%) STB
6 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) W3C
7 1 (0.65%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 133 (86.93%) Linux
2 72 (47.06%) Ubuntu
3 54 (35.29%) CentOS
4 48 (31.37%) UNIX
5 31 (20.26%) Windows
6 30 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (9.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (7.19%) Solaris
9 10 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (4.58%) SUSE
10 7 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.96%) Scientific Linux
11 3 (1.96%) AIX
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Gentoo
12 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.65%) OpenSolaris
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.91%) DevOps
2 51 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (13.07%) Migration
4 19 (12.42%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 14 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (9.15%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (9.15%) High Availability
7 13 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.19%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.54%) Build Automation
10 9 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.92%) Software Architecture
12 5 (3.27%) Web Development
12 5 (3.27%) Load Balancing
13 4 (2.61%) Reverse Engineering
13 4 (2.61%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (2.61%) MVC
14 3 (1.96%) Test Automation
14 3 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (45.75%) Bash Shell
2 64 (41.83%) PHP
3 60 (39.22%) Perl
4 56 (36.60%) Python
5 53 (34.64%) Java
6 46 (30.07%) Ruby
7 32 (20.92%) SQL
8 14 (9.15%) C
9 13 (8.50%) C++
9 13 (8.50%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.92%) Korn
10 6 (3.92%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.31%) PHP5
11 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.31%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.65%) Lisp
12 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.65%) C#
12 1 (0.65%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.65%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.61%) Degree
2 4 (2.61%) CCNA
2 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.65%) MCSE
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.65%) WAI
2 1 (0.65%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) COBIT
2 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (13.07%) Samba
2 20 (13.07%) XenServer
3 18 (11.76%) Postfix
4 7 (4.58%) Sendmail
4 7 (4.58%) KVM
5 6 (3.92%) Squid
5 6 (3.92%) NFS
6 4 (2.61%) Xen
7 3 (1.96%) Varnish
7 3 (1.96%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.65%) vCloud
8 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.65%) Snort
8 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.65%) qmail
8 1 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.65%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 73 (47.71%) Puppet
2 53 (34.64%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (26.80%) ZABBIX
4 31 (20.26%) Nagios
5 28 (18.30%) Salt
6 27 (17.65%) Cacti
7 4 (2.61%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.96%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.31%) Capistrano
9 2 (1.31%) YUM
9 2 (1.31%) Hyperic
9 2 (1.31%) Ansible
10 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.65%) Nessus
Vendors
1 93 (60.78%) Red Hat
2 49 (32.03%) VMware
3 21 (13.73%) Rackspace
4 18 (11.76%) Oracle
5 15 (9.80%) Percona
6 12 (7.84%) Citrix
7 5 (3.27%) Cisco
8 4 (2.61%) Zend
9 3 (1.96%) JBoss
9 3 (1.96%) HP
9 3 (1.96%) Dell
9 3 (1.96%) Intel
9 3 (1.96%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.31%) Sun
10 2 (1.31%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.65%) Facebook
11 1 (0.65%) Twitter
11 1 (0.65%) Akamai
11 1 (0.65%) Mercator
11 1 (0.65%) Symantec
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