The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 409 391 403
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing Debian 16 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.14% 0.070%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.60% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 13
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£425 £520 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £373 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Debian
England

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

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5012 5334 5302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.35% 22.68% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3397 3535 3444
Average daily rate £400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 234 259
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in London

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Debian Daily Rate Trend in London

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in London

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in London

Debian
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
City of London -12 5 £400 -11.11% 3
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 32 (96.97%) Linux
2 25 (75.76%) Red Hat
3 19 (57.58%) Puppet
4 18 (54.55%) Ubuntu
5 17 (51.52%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (51.52%) DevOps
6 15 (45.45%) CentOS
7 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (42.42%) Python
7 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
8 13 (39.39%) MySQL
8 13 (39.39%) VMware
9 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (30.30%) Apache
11 9 (27.27%) PHP
11 9 (27.27%) MCSA
11 9 (27.27%) Ruby
11 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
12 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
12 8 (24.24%) LAMP
12 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
12 8 (24.24%) MCSE
12 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
12 8 (24.24%) Cisco

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (30.30%) Apache
2 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) nginx
4 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (6.06%) Jetty
5 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.03%) Confluence
6 1 (3.03%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (18.18%) Network Security
3 5 (15.15%) DNS
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.03%) LDAP
6 1 (3.03%) IPsec
6 1 (3.03%) SSH
6 1 (3.03%) IPv4
6 1 (3.03%) IPv6
6 1 (3.03%) OSPF
6 1 (3.03%) BGP
6 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) MySQL
2 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
3 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (12.12%) Redis
5 3 (9.09%) Riak
5 3 (9.09%) Big Data
5 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 3 (9.09%) CouchDB
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) Hudson
4 3 (9.09%) Subversion
4 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) LAMP
2 6 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.03%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Wiki
4 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.03%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Ubuntu
3 15 (45.45%) CentOS
4 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (21.21%) UNIX
5 7 (21.21%) Windows
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.06%) SUSE
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.03%) Solaris
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) DevOps
2 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.06%) Data Security
7 2 (6.06%) OOP
7 2 (6.06%) OO
8 1 (3.03%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Service Management
8 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.03%) ITSM
8 1 (3.03%) Information Security Management
8 1 (3.03%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Python
2 9 (27.27%) Ruby
2 9 (27.27%) PHP
2 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 6 (18.18%) Perl
4 4 (12.12%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Korn
5 1 (3.03%) C-shell
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) AWK
5 1 (3.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (27.27%) MCSA
3 8 (24.24%) MCSE
4 5 (15.15%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) VCAP
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCA
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCEA
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCDST
5 1 (3.03%) MCTS
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) iptables
3 1 (3.03%) Samba
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.03%) Snort
3 1 (3.03%) Xen
3 1 (3.03%) Postfix
3 1 (3.03%) XenServer
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Varnish
3 1 (3.03%) vCloud
3 1 (3.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (57.58%) Puppet
2 17 (51.52%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (21.21%) ZABBIX
4 5 (15.15%) Nagios
4 5 (15.15%) Salt
5 4 (12.12%) Ansible
6 3 (9.09%) Cacti
7 2 (6.06%) HAProxy
8 1 (3.03%) collectd
8 1 (3.03%) OSSEC
8 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Red Hat
2 13 (39.39%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco
5 6 (18.18%) Rackspace
6 3 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 2 (6.06%) Akamai
8 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
8 1 (3.03%) Fidessa
8 1 (3.03%) CommVault
8 1 (3.03%) ION Trading
8 1 (3.03%) Patsystems
8 1 (3.03%) GL TRADE
8 1 (3.03%) Reuters
8 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.03%) NYFIX