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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 512 534 521
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing Debian 68 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.050% 0.053%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 15 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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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
11904 11057 10211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.82% 23.25% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7151 6338 5493
Average daily rate £363 £362 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1018 1043
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +32 46 £400 - 20
South East -10 10 £350 -6.66% 8
North West -3 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -7 3 £250 -16.66% 3
East of England -16 3 £300 -14.28% 2
South West -32 2 £463 +68.18% 2
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 2
North East - - - - 1
Debian
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Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 141 (99.30%) Linux
2 96 (67.61%) Red Hat
3 80 (56.34%) Puppet
4 79 (55.63%) MySQL
4 79 (55.63%) Ubuntu
5 74 (52.11%) DevOps
6 69 (48.59%) Opscode Chef
7 66 (46.48%) Apache
8 64 (45.07%) PHP
9 62 (43.66%) CentOS
10 60 (42.25%) Perl
11 57 (40.14%) Bash Shell
12 56 (39.44%) Python
13 50 (35.21%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (31.69%) LAMP
15 43 (30.28%) Nagios
16 42 (29.58%) Java
16 42 (29.58%) Jenkins
17 40 (28.17%) Web Services
18 38 (26.76%) VMware
19 37 (26.06%) MongoDB
19 37 (26.06%) NoSQL
20 35 (24.65%) Hudson
21 34 (23.94%) Ruby
22 33 (23.24%) ZABBIX
22 33 (23.24%) UNIX
22 33 (23.24%) Salt
23 32 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
24 31 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
24 31 (21.83%) Firewall

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 66 (46.48%) Apache
2 21 (14.79%) nginx
2 21 (14.79%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (11.97%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.34%) CMS
5 8 (5.63%) Drupal
5 8 (5.63%) Confluence
5 8 (5.63%) MediaWiki
6 5 (3.52%) WordPress
7 4 (2.82%) JBoss
7 4 (2.82%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.11%) Magnolia
8 3 (2.11%) Moodle
9 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.70%) IIS
10 1 (0.70%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.41%) Route 53
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.83%) Firewall
2 19 (13.38%) VPN
3 16 (11.27%) Internet
3 16 (11.27%) LDAP
4 14 (9.86%) TCP/IP
4 14 (9.86%) Network Security
5 13 (9.15%) DNS
5 13 (9.15%) WAN
6 11 (7.75%) LAN
6 11 (7.75%) DHCP
6 11 (7.75%) HTTP
7 8 (5.63%) OSPF
7 8 (5.63%) BGP
7 8 (5.63%) EIGRP
7 8 (5.63%) IPsec
7 8 (5.63%) IPv6
7 8 (5.63%) SAN
8 5 (3.52%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.82%) SSL
10 3 (2.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (55.63%) MySQL
2 37 (26.06%) MongoDB
2 37 (26.06%) NoSQL
3 23 (16.20%) Hadoop
4 22 (15.49%) CouchDB
4 22 (15.49%) Big Data
5 20 (14.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (14.08%) Riak
6 17 (11.97%) Relational Database
7 16 (11.27%) SQL Server
8 14 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.11%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.11%) Jackrabbit
10 2 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.41%) Redis
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.41%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.41%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 42 (29.58%) Jenkins
2 35 (24.65%) Hudson
3 28 (19.72%) Git (software)
4 23 (16.20%) Subversion
5 12 (8.45%) JIRA
6 2 (1.41%) Selenium
6 2 (1.41%) Firebug
6 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.70%) Behat
7 1 (0.70%) Ant
7 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.70%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (4.23%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Billing
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (30.28%) Linux Engineer
2 39 (27.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (17.61%) Architect
4 23 (16.20%) Developer
4 23 (16.20%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (15.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 20 (14.08%) DevOps Architect
7 19 (13.38%) Administrator
8 16 (11.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 15 (10.56%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) PHP Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Python Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Lead Architect
13 5 (3.52%) Linux Support
13 5 (3.52%) Linux Support Engineer
13 5 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (3.52%) Software Engineer
13 5 (3.52%) Support Engineer
14 3 (2.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.69%) LAMP
2 40 (28.17%) Web Services
3 17 (11.97%) HTML
4 10 (7.04%) CSS
4 10 (7.04%) jQuery
5 8 (5.63%) SOAP
6 6 (4.23%) Ajax
6 6 (4.23%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (2.82%) Symfony
7 4 (2.82%) Spring
7 4 (2.82%) XML
7 4 (2.82%) OAuth
7 4 (2.82%) Backbone.js
8 3 (2.11%) Ember.js
8 3 (2.11%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.11%) REST
8 3 (2.11%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.11%) JSP
8 3 (2.11%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.11%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.31%) Open Source
2 9 (6.34%) Clustering
3 8 (5.63%) Wiki
4 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.52%) Replication
5 3 (2.11%) VLE
5 3 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.41%) iSeries
6 2 (1.41%) Derivative
6 2 (1.41%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.41%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 141 (99.30%) Linux
2 79 (55.63%) Ubuntu
3 62 (43.66%) CentOS
4 33 (23.24%) UNIX
5 28 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (18.31%) Windows
7 19 (13.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (4.23%) Solaris
10 5 (3.52%) SUSE
11 4 (2.82%) SELinux
12 3 (2.11%) Scientific Linux
13 2 (1.41%) AIX
14 1 (0.70%) Gentoo
14 1 (0.70%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.70%) Android
14 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.11%) DevOps
2 50 (35.21%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (18.31%) OO
4 21 (14.79%) Software Engineering
5 20 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (10.56%) Configuration Management
7 14 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (9.15%) Build Automation
9 11 (7.75%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (7.04%) Data Modelling
10 10 (7.04%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.63%) MVC
11 8 (5.63%) Database Theory
11 8 (5.63%) Relational Database Theory
12 7 (4.93%) Service Management
12 7 (4.93%) ITIL
13 6 (4.23%) TDD
13 6 (4.23%) Software Architecture
13 6 (4.23%) OO PHP
14 5 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.07%) PHP
2 60 (42.25%) Perl
3 57 (40.14%) Bash Shell
4 56 (39.44%) Python
5 42 (29.58%) Java
6 34 (23.94%) Ruby
7 27 (19.01%) SQL
8 26 (18.31%) Shell Script
9 18 (12.68%) JavaScript
10 13 (9.15%) C++
11 12 (8.45%) C
12 6 (4.23%) PHP5
13 3 (2.11%) Erlang
13 3 (2.11%) Bourne shell
14 2 (1.41%) Korn
14 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.70%) VBScript
15 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.70%) Golang
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) Degree
2 5 (3.52%) CCNA
2 5 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.70%) RHCE
4 1 (0.70%) RHCT
4 1 (0.70%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.70%) COBIT
2 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (14.79%) XenServer
3 16 (11.27%) Samba
4 13 (9.15%) Postfix
5 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
6 5 (3.52%) Varnish
7 4 (2.82%) KVM
7 4 (2.82%) Xen
7 4 (2.82%) NFS
8 3 (2.11%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.41%) vSphere
9 2 (1.41%) Ceph
9 2 (1.41%) Firmware
9 2 (1.41%) Squid
10 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.70%) Corosync
10 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 80 (56.34%) Puppet
2 69 (48.59%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (30.28%) Nagios
4 33 (23.24%) ZABBIX
4 33 (23.24%) Salt
5 21 (14.79%) Cacti
6 12 (8.45%) Ansible
7 4 (2.82%) CFEngine
8 3 (2.11%) Zenoss
9 2 (1.41%) YUM
9 2 (1.41%) Capistrano
9 2 (1.41%) Ganglia
9 2 (1.41%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.41%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (67.61%) Red Hat
2 38 (26.76%) VMware
3 21 (14.79%) Rackspace
4 16 (11.27%) Oracle
5 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.34%) Citrix
7 7 (4.93%) Zend
8 4 (2.82%) Dell
8 4 (2.82%) Splunk
9 3 (2.11%) Percona
9 3 (2.11%) Sun
9 3 (2.11%) F5
9 3 (2.11%) Atmel
10 2 (1.41%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.41%) Google
10 2 (1.41%) HP
10 2 (1.41%) Cisco
10 2 (1.41%) EMC
10 2 (1.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.41%) SaltStack
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