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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 495 509 537
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +28
Contract jobs citing Debian 74 45 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.094% 0.066%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.64% 0.42% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 23 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £293 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
11585 10803 11354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.77% 22.55% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6705 6140 5909
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 944 1127
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.91 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

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 August 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 August 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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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 +13 29 £525 +16.66% 28
South West -15 23 £400 +45.45% 2
South East +6 11 £350 - 11
Yorkshire +10 8 £250 - 1
East of England -35 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 3
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Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 132 (87.42%) Linux
2 102 (67.55%) Red Hat
3 96 (63.58%) MySQL
4 70 (46.36%) PHP
4 70 (46.36%) Apache
4 70 (46.36%) Bash Shell
4 70 (46.36%) Puppet
5 67 (44.37%) Ubuntu
6 60 (39.74%) Perl
7 58 (38.41%) DevOps
8 56 (37.09%) CentOS
9 54 (35.76%) Python
10 52 (34.44%) LAMP
10 52 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (34.44%) Opscode Chef
11 51 (33.77%) Java
12 49 (32.45%) VMware
13 48 (31.79%) Jenkins
14 46 (30.46%) Ruby
15 44 (29.14%) UNIX
16 42 (27.81%) ZABBIX
17 39 (25.83%) Amazon AWS
17 39 (25.83%) Hudson
18 36 (23.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 36 (23.84%) Git (software)
19 35 (23.18%) Windows
20 34 (22.52%) Firewall
21 33 (21.85%) SQL
21 33 (21.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 32 (21.19%) Web Services

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 70 (46.36%) Apache
2 24 (15.89%) nginx
3 17 (11.26%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (10.60%) Tomcat
5 15 (9.93%) Confluence
6 13 (8.61%) MediaWiki
7 9 (5.96%) CMS
8 6 (3.97%) Drupal
8 6 (3.97%) Magnolia
9 4 (2.65%) Node.js
10 3 (1.99%) Moodle
10 3 (1.99%) WordPress
11 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.66%) TorqueBox
12 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.66%) Jetty
12 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 39 (25.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.52%) Firewall
2 26 (17.22%) VPN
3 23 (15.23%) LDAP
4 19 (12.58%) Network Security
5 18 (11.92%) WAN
6 17 (11.26%) LAN
7 15 (9.93%) Internet
8 13 (8.61%) OSPF
8 13 (8.61%) BGP
8 13 (8.61%) EIGRP
8 13 (8.61%) IPv6
8 13 (8.61%) IPsec
9 8 (5.30%) HTTP
10 7 (4.64%) TCP/IP
10 7 (4.64%) DNS
11 5 (3.31%) DHCP
11 5 (3.31%) Multicast
12 4 (2.65%) SSL
12 4 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (2.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (63.58%) MySQL
2 22 (14.57%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (13.91%) NoSQL
4 20 (13.25%) MongoDB
4 20 (13.25%) Big Data
4 20 (13.25%) Relational Database
4 20 (13.25%) Hadoop
5 18 (11.92%) CouchDB
6 17 (11.26%) Riak
6 17 (11.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (10.60%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.97%) Jackrabbit
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.32%) Redis
11 1 (0.66%) KDB
11 1 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 48 (31.79%) Jenkins
2 39 (25.83%) Hudson
3 36 (23.84%) Git (software)
4 23 (15.23%) Subversion
4 23 (15.23%) JIRA
5 4 (2.65%) GDB
6 3 (1.99%) Automake
7 2 (1.32%) JUnit
8 1 (0.66%) JMeter
8 1 (0.66%) Maven
8 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.66%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.66%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.66%) Mockito
8 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.66%) Gradle
8 1 (0.66%) Firebug
8 1 (0.66%) Redmine
8 1 (0.66%) Behat
8 1 (0.66%) Grunt
General
1 8 (5.30%) Finance
2 3 (1.99%) Military
3 1 (0.66%) Billing
3 1 (0.66%) Legal
3 1 (0.66%) Publishing
3 1 (0.66%) Back Office
3 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (25.17%) Systems Administrator
1 38 (25.17%) Administrator
2 34 (22.52%) Linux Engineer
3 31 (20.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (15.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 22 (14.57%) Linux Administrator
6 19 (12.58%) Developer
6 19 (12.58%) DBA
7 18 (11.92%) MySQL DBA
7 18 (11.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 16 (10.60%) Architect
9 11 (7.28%) DevOps Architect
10 7 (4.64%) Lead Architect
10 7 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.97%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Python Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.65%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (34.44%) LAMP
2 32 (21.19%) Web Services
3 12 (7.95%) HTML
4 9 (5.96%) jQuery
5 8 (5.30%) CSS
5 8 (5.30%) SOAP
6 5 (3.31%) Ajax
6 5 (3.31%) Symfony
6 5 (3.31%) XML
7 4 (2.65%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.65%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (2.65%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (2.65%) OAuth
7 4 (2.65%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.99%) Ember.js
8 3 (1.99%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.99%) REST
8 3 (1.99%) Zend Framework
8 3 (1.99%) Spring
9 2 (1.32%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) Replication
2 13 (8.61%) Wiki
3 9 (5.96%) Open Source
4 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.99%) Device Driver
4 3 (1.99%) Clustering
4 3 (1.99%) VLE
5 2 (1.32%) STB
5 2 (1.32%) Derivative
5 2 (1.32%) Video Editing
5 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.32%) Social Network
5 2 (1.32%) iPhone
5 2 (1.32%) iSeries
6 1 (0.66%) W3C
6 1 (0.66%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.66%) Physics
6 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 132 (87.42%) Linux
2 67 (44.37%) Ubuntu
3 56 (37.09%) CentOS
4 44 (29.14%) UNIX
5 35 (23.18%) Windows
6 33 (21.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (5.96%) Solaris
10 7 (4.64%) SUSE
11 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.99%) Scientific Linux
12 3 (1.99%) AIX
13 1 (0.66%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.66%) Gentoo
13 1 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.66%) OpenSolaris
13 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.41%) DevOps
2 52 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (11.92%) Migration
5 17 (11.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (10.60%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (9.27%) High Availability
7 14 (9.27%) Configuration Management
8 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.61%) Data Modelling
9 12 (7.95%) Software Engineering
9 12 (7.95%) Build Automation
10 8 (5.30%) MVC
10 8 (5.30%) OO
11 7 (4.64%) Load Balancing
12 6 (3.97%) Software Architecture
13 5 (3.31%) Web Development
13 5 (3.31%) Service Management
13 5 (3.31%) TDD
14 4 (2.65%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.36%) PHP
1 70 (46.36%) Bash Shell
2 60 (39.74%) Perl
3 54 (35.76%) Python
4 51 (33.77%) Java
5 46 (30.46%) Ruby
6 33 (21.85%) SQL
7 14 (9.27%) Shell Script
8 13 (8.61%) C
9 12 (7.95%) C++
10 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.97%) Korn
11 6 (3.97%) PHP5
12 3 (1.99%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.66%) C#
14 1 (0.66%) Lisp
14 1 (0.66%) Erlang
14 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (3.97%) Degree
2 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.65%) CCNA
3 4 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.66%) RHCE
4 1 (0.66%) RHCT
4 1 (0.66%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.66%) WAI
2 1 (0.66%) COBIT
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (23.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (15.23%) XenServer
3 22 (14.57%) Samba
4 20 (13.25%) Postfix
5 7 (4.64%) Sendmail
5 7 (4.64%) KVM
6 5 (3.31%) Squid
7 4 (2.65%) Xen
7 4 (2.65%) NFS
7 4 (2.65%) Varnish
8 3 (1.99%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.66%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.66%) Snort
9 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.66%) qmail
Systems Management
1 70 (46.36%) Puppet
2 52 (34.44%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (27.81%) ZABBIX
4 32 (21.19%) Nagios
5 29 (19.21%) Salt
6 26 (17.22%) Cacti
7 4 (2.65%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.99%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.32%) Hyperic
9 2 (1.32%) Ansible
9 2 (1.32%) Zenoss
9 2 (1.32%) YUM
9 2 (1.32%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.66%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.66%) Nessus
10 1 (0.66%) RANCID
Vendors
1 102 (67.55%) Red Hat
2 49 (32.45%) VMware
3 18 (11.92%) Rackspace
4 17 (11.26%) Oracle
5 15 (9.93%) Percona
6 14 (9.27%) Citrix
7 7 (4.64%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.97%) Zend
9 5 (3.31%) Cisco
10 3 (1.99%) HP
10 3 (1.99%) Dell
10 3 (1.99%) Intel
10 3 (1.99%) JBoss
11 2 (1.32%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.32%) Sun
12 1 (0.66%) IBM
12 1 (0.66%) Sybase
12 1 (0.66%) Tripwire
12 1 (0.66%) Google
12 1 (0.66%) Fortinet
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