The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 London 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 344 359 403
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +44
Contract jobs citing Debian 49 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.10% 0.068%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 6
Average daily rate £450 £415 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +47.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - £22.50
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4918 4437 5470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.05% 20.50% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3324 2906 3368
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 233 312
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £135.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Debian
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 9 £343 -14.37% 1
Ruislip - - - -
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 61 (82.43%) Linux
2 42 (56.76%) MySQL
2 42 (56.76%) Puppet
3 35 (47.30%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (47.30%) Python
4 34 (45.95%) Red Hat
4 34 (45.95%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (43.24%) Bash Shell
5 32 (43.24%) Jenkins
5 32 (43.24%) Ubuntu
6 29 (39.19%) CentOS
7 27 (36.49%) PHP
8 25 (33.78%) Apache
8 25 (33.78%) UNIX
8 25 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (32.43%) Nagios
10 23 (31.08%) Java
11 22 (29.73%) Perl
11 22 (29.73%) Web Services
12 21 (28.38%) LAMP
12 21 (28.38%) ZABBIX
13 20 (27.03%) Cacti
13 20 (27.03%) Hadoop
13 20 (27.03%) Rackspace
14 17 (22.97%) MongoDB
14 17 (22.97%) NoSQL
14 17 (22.97%) Hudson
15 15 (20.27%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (20.27%) CouchDB
15 15 (20.27%) Big Data

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 25 (33.78%) Apache
2 12 (16.22%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (12.16%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.05%) OpenStack
6 3 (4.05%) Joomla!
6 3 (4.05%) Drupal
6 3 (4.05%) CMS
7 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.70%) nginx
7 2 (2.70%) Node.js
8 1 (1.35%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (45.95%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (18.92%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (9.46%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (8.11%) Amazon S3
5 5 (6.76%) CloudFront
5 5 (6.76%) Route 53
6 2 (2.70%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) DNS
2 8 (10.81%) LDAP
2 8 (10.81%) HTTP
2 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.11%) SSL
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (4.05%) NAS
5 3 (4.05%) IMAP
5 3 (4.05%) SAN
5 3 (4.05%) SMTP
5 3 (4.05%) DHCP
6 1 (1.35%) VPN
6 1 (1.35%) Internet
6 1 (1.35%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.35%) Firewall
6 1 (1.35%) MRTG
6 1 (1.35%) Multicast
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (56.76%) MySQL
2 20 (27.03%) Hadoop
3 17 (22.97%) MongoDB
3 17 (22.97%) NoSQL
4 15 (20.27%) Riak
4 15 (20.27%) Big Data
4 15 (20.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (20.27%) CouchDB
5 7 (9.46%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.35%) KDB
9 1 (1.35%) DB2
9 1 (1.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 17 (22.97%) Hudson
3 15 (20.27%) JIRA
4 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
5 12 (16.22%) Subversion
6 7 (9.46%) JMeter
7 5 (6.76%) Maven
8 4 (5.41%) Ant
8 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.41%) Mercurial
8 4 (5.41%) AnthillPro
8 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
8 4 (5.41%) Gerrit
8 4 (5.41%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (5.41%) FishEye
9 3 (4.05%) Behat
10 2 (2.70%) JUnit
11 1 (1.35%) Mockito
11 1 (1.35%) Gradle
11 1 (1.35%) GDB
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (32.43%) Systems Administrator
2 24 (32.43%) Administrator
3 14 (18.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 14 (18.92%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (9.46%) MySQL DBA
4 7 (9.46%) DBA
5 6 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Deployment Manager
7 3 (4.05%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.35%) Lead Architect
9 1 (1.35%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (1.35%) Python Developer
9 1 (1.35%) Analyst
9 1 (1.35%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.35%) Architect
9 1 (1.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) Web Services
2 21 (28.38%) LAMP
3 4 (5.41%) .NET
3 4 (5.41%) J2EE
3 4 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.70%) HTML
4 2 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (1.35%) SOAP
5 1 (1.35%) XML
5 1 (1.35%) CORBA
5 1 (1.35%) XHTML
5 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.35%) Xerces
5 1 (1.35%) Xalan
5 1 (1.35%) Spring
5 1 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.35%) Symfony
5 1 (1.35%) Zend Framework
5 1 (1.35%) Django
5 1 (1.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Replication
1 7 (9.46%) Open Source
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) Social Network
3 1 (1.35%) STB
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (82.43%) Linux
2 32 (43.24%) Ubuntu
3 29 (39.19%) CentOS
4 25 (33.78%) UNIX
5 11 (14.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (10.81%) Solaris
6 8 (10.81%) Windows
7 2 (2.70%) SUSE
8 1 (1.35%) Fedora
8 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.35%) AIX
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.35%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (17.57%) Configuration Management
3 9 (12.16%) Migration
4 8 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (9.46%) High Availability
6 5 (6.76%) SOA
7 4 (5.41%) ETL
7 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.70%) Data Security
8 2 (2.70%) MVC
8 2 (2.70%) Workflow
9 1 (1.35%) Web Design
9 1 (1.35%) Information Security
9 1 (1.35%) TDD
9 1 (1.35%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.35%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.35%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.35%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) Python
2 32 (43.24%) Bash Shell
3 27 (36.49%) PHP
4 23 (31.08%) Java
5 22 (29.73%) Perl
6 9 (12.16%) Shell Script
7 8 (10.81%) SQL
8 7 (9.46%) Ruby
9 4 (5.41%) Korn
9 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.05%) Groovy
11 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.35%) C
12 1 (1.35%) C#
12 1 (1.35%) C++
12 1 (1.35%) C-shell
12 1 (1.35%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) RHCE
2 1 (1.35%) RHCT
2 1 (1.35%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) KVM
2 4 (5.41%) vCloud
2 4 (5.41%) Sendmail
2 4 (5.41%) Squid
2 4 (5.41%) Xen
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) Dovecot
4 2 (2.70%) XenServer
5 1 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.35%) OpenSSH
5 1 (1.35%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (1.35%) qmail
5 1 (1.35%) NFS
5 1 (1.35%) Samba
5 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 42 (56.76%) Puppet
2 35 (47.30%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (32.43%) Nagios
4 21 (28.38%) ZABBIX
5 20 (27.03%) Cacti
6 3 (4.05%) HAProxy
6 3 (4.05%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (45.95%) Red Hat
2 20 (27.03%) Rackspace
3 12 (16.22%) Oracle
4 10 (13.51%) VMware
5 7 (9.46%) Percona
6 5 (6.76%) Cisco
7 4 (5.41%) HP
8 3 (4.05%) Dell
8 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.05%) Sun
9 2 (2.70%) Citrix
10 1 (1.35%) Nokia
10 1 (1.35%) Veritas
10 1 (1.35%) IBM
10 1 (1.35%) Sybase
10 1 (1.35%) JBoss
10 1 (1.35%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.35%) Google
10 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.35%) Zend
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