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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Debian Linux
Rank 526 538 534
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Debian 54 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.091% 0.083%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 31
Average daily rate £400 £421 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.04% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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
10069 10543 9908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.34% 22.87% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6173 6184 5496
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 749 842 915
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Debian Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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 +11 39 £400 -12.08% 17
South East +5 9 £288 -23.33% 9
North West - 4 £400 - 6
Yorkshire -9 1 - - 8
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Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 80 (91.95%) Linux
2 54 (62.07%) Python
3 41 (47.13%) Java
3 41 (47.13%) Bash Shell
4 40 (45.98%) Amazon AWS
5 39 (44.83%) SQL
6 37 (42.53%) MongoDB
7 35 (40.23%) Red Hat
7 35 (40.23%) DevOps
8 34 (39.08%) Jenkins
8 34 (39.08%) MySQL
8 34 (39.08%) Ubuntu
9 32 (36.78%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (36.78%) Web Services
9 32 (36.78%) Tomcat
10 31 (35.63%) CentOS
10 31 (35.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (34.48%) Apache
12 29 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
12 29 (33.33%) Puppet
13 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (29.89%) DNS
14 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
15 25 (28.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (28.74%) Windows
16 24 (27.59%) JBoss
16 24 (27.59%) Perl
17 23 (26.44%) Unix
17 23 (26.44%) Open Source
17 23 (26.44%) Amazon EC2

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (36.78%) Tomcat
2 30 (34.48%) Apache
3 24 (27.59%) JBoss
4 19 (21.84%) nginx
5 13 (14.94%) IIS
6 9 (10.34%) Jetty
7 6 (6.90%) Drupal
7 6 (6.90%) Node.js
7 6 (6.90%) SAS
8 5 (5.75%) OpenStack
9 4 (4.60%) CMS
9 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
9 4 (4.60%) WordPress
10 3 (3.45%) Gunicorn
10 3 (3.45%) Joomla!
10 3 (3.45%) uWSGI
11 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
11 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (2.30%) MediaWiki
11 2 (2.30%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (45.98%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (26.44%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (25.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 22 (25.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 17 (19.54%) Amazon Glacier
4 17 (19.54%) Amazon S3
5 9 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.45%) IaaS
7 2 (2.30%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (2.30%) PaaS
8 1 (1.15%) Joyent
8 1 (1.15%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.89%) DNS
2 14 (16.09%) Firewall
2 14 (16.09%) LDAP
3 13 (14.94%) IMAP
3 13 (14.94%) SMTP
3 13 (14.94%) VPN
4 12 (13.79%) SNMP
5 8 (9.20%) DHCP
5 8 (9.20%) SSL
5 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (6.90%) HTTP
6 6 (6.90%) iSCSI
6 6 (6.90%) Network Security
7 5 (5.75%) BGP
7 5 (5.75%) IPsec
7 5 (5.75%) OSPF
7 5 (5.75%) SSH
7 5 (5.75%) VLAN
8 4 (4.60%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (42.53%) MongoDB
2 34 (39.08%) MySQL
3 31 (35.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 29 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (21.84%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (10.34%) Couchbase
6 9 (10.34%) Redis
7 7 (8.05%) Hadoop
7 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
7 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.60%) Big Data
8 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.45%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.45%) MariaDB
10 2 (2.30%) Neo4j
10 2 (2.30%) Pentaho
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (39.08%) Jenkins
2 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.64%) JIRA
3 11 (12.64%) Subversion
4 6 (6.90%) Selenium
5 5 (5.75%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.60%) JMeter
7 3 (3.45%) JConsole
7 3 (3.45%) JProfiler
7 3 (3.45%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.45%) Sublime Text
7 3 (3.45%) VisualVM
7 3 (3.45%) YourKit
8 2 (2.30%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.30%) Hudson
8 2 (2.30%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.30%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Administrator
2 28 (32.18%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (25.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (14.94%) Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (11.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (10.34%) AWS Administrator
7 9 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (6.90%) Linux Scripter
10 5 (5.75%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Unix Administrator
11 4 (4.60%) Web Developer
12 3 (3.45%) Consultant
12 3 (3.45%) Desktop Support
12 3 (3.45%) Network Administrator
12 3 (3.45%) Python Developer
13 2 (2.30%) Linux Support
13 2 (2.30%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.78%) Web Services
2 21 (24.14%) LAMP
3 15 (17.24%) .NET
4 14 (16.09%) LAPP Stack
5 13 (14.94%) LEMP Stack
6 9 (10.34%) Java EE
7 8 (9.20%) CSS
7 8 (9.20%) HTML
8 7 (8.05%) Memcached
9 5 (5.75%) jQuery
10 4 (4.60%) HTML5
10 4 (4.60%) JMX
10 4 (4.60%) Swagger
11 3 (3.45%) Celery
11 3 (3.45%) Flask
11 3 (3.45%) Pyramid
11 3 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (3.45%) Sphinx
11 3 (3.45%) Tastypie
11 3 (3.45%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.90%) Clustering
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Replication
5 2 (2.30%) Wiki
6 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.15%) BBC
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) iDTV
6 1 (1.15%) IVR
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (91.95%) Linux
2 34 (39.08%) Ubuntu
3 31 (35.63%) CentOS
4 25 (28.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (28.74%) Windows
5 23 (26.44%) Unix
6 5 (5.75%) Solaris
7 4 (4.60%) Mac OS
7 4 (4.60%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.45%) SUSE
8 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.30%) Fedora
9 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.30%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) DevOps
2 32 (36.78%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (26.44%) Open Source
5 12 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (10.34%) Software Delivery
7 7 (8.05%) Automated Testing
7 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.05%) High Availability
7 7 (8.05%) Load Balancing
7 7 (8.05%) Microservices
8 5 (5.75%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (5.75%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.75%) Information Security
8 5 (5.75%) Information Security Management
8 5 (5.75%) ISMS
8 5 (5.75%) OO
8 5 (5.75%) Security Management
8 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.07%) Python
2 41 (47.13%) Bash Shell
2 41 (47.13%) Java
3 39 (44.83%) SQL
4 24 (27.59%) Perl
5 20 (22.99%) PHP
6 17 (19.54%) Go
7 14 (16.09%) Ruby
7 14 (16.09%) Shell Script
8 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
9 7 (8.05%) C
9 7 (8.05%) Korn
10 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.45%) C++
12 2 (2.30%) Jython
12 2 (2.30%) PHP 5
13 1 (1.15%) PHP 7
13 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) AWS Certification
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.30%) CCNA
4 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.39%) SLA
2 9 (10.34%) QA
3 8 (9.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (13.79%) NFS
2 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.20%) Docker
3 8 (9.20%) iptables
3 8 (9.20%) KVM
4 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
4 7 (8.05%) Samba
5 6 (6.90%) Sendmail
6 5 (5.75%) Postfix
7 4 (4.60%) Dovecot
7 4 (4.60%) Squid
7 4 (4.60%) Varnish
8 3 (3.45%) Ceph
8 3 (3.45%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (2.30%) Xen
10 1 (1.15%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (33.33%) Puppet
2 15 (17.24%) Nagios
3 14 (16.09%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (13.79%) Cacti
5 9 (10.34%) HAProxy
6 7 (8.05%) Ansible
7 5 (5.75%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (4.60%) Bacula
9 3 (3.45%) CFEngine
9 3 (3.45%) Kubernetes
9 3 (3.45%) logstash
9 3 (3.45%) OpenNebula
9 3 (3.45%) systemd
9 3 (3.45%) ZABBIX
10 2 (2.30%) Mesos
10 2 (2.30%) RANCID
11 1 (1.15%) ArcSight ESM
11 1 (1.15%) Cobbler
11 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (1.15%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 35 (40.23%) Red Hat
2 10 (11.49%) Google
3 9 (10.34%) VMware
4 7 (8.05%) Cisco
5 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.75%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.60%) Oracle
7 4 (4.60%) Rackspace
7 4 (4.60%) SaltStack
8 3 (3.45%) Dell
8 3 (3.45%) Supermicro
9 2 (2.30%) CA
9 2 (2.30%) HP
9 2 (2.30%) Splunk
9 2 (2.30%) Symantec
9 2 (2.30%) Talend
10 1 (1.15%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.15%) Hortonworks
10 1 (1.15%) Infobright
10 1 (1.15%) Palo Alto
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