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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 375 365 344
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing Debian 20 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.82% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 18
Average daily rate
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£455 £390 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +22.48%
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
4776 4611 4330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.45% 21.01% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3274 3056 2757
Average daily rate £421 £400 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 219 246
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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 +5 4 £403 +54.80% 11
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 65 (98.48%) Linux
2 51 (77.27%) DevOps
3 50 (75.76%) Puppet
4 44 (66.67%) MySQL
5 42 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (59.09%) Ubuntu
7 38 (57.58%) Nagios
8 36 (54.55%) Red Hat
9 34 (51.52%) Python
10 33 (50.00%) Apache
10 33 (50.00%) MongoDB
11 32 (48.48%) Bash Shell
12 31 (46.97%) NoSQL
12 31 (46.97%) Perl
13 30 (45.45%) CentOS
14 26 (39.39%) PHP
15 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
16 24 (36.36%) UNIX
17 23 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (33.33%) ZABBIX
19 21 (31.82%) Web Services
20 20 (30.30%) Open Source
20 20 (30.30%) Hudson
21 19 (28.79%) Hadoop
22 18 (27.27%) Cacti
22 18 (27.27%) Big Data
22 18 (27.27%) Salt
22 18 (27.27%) Shell Script
22 18 (27.27%) LAMP

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 33 (50.00%) Apache
2 17 (25.76%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (13.64%) OpenStack
3 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
4 8 (12.12%) nginx
5 4 (6.06%) Confluence
5 4 (6.06%) MediaWiki
6 3 (4.55%) IIS
7 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.03%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.52%) Jetty
8 1 (1.52%) JBoss
8 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.03%) Route 53
3 2 (3.03%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) DNS
2 7 (10.61%) VPN
2 7 (10.61%) Firewall
3 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.58%) LDAP
4 5 (7.58%) WAN
4 5 (7.58%) DHCP
4 5 (7.58%) IPsec
5 4 (6.06%) Network Security
5 4 (6.06%) HTTP
5 4 (6.06%) LAN
5 4 (6.06%) IPv6
5 4 (6.06%) OSPF
5 4 (6.06%) BGP
5 4 (6.06%) EIGRP
6 2 (3.03%) SAN
6 2 (3.03%) FTP
6 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (66.67%) MySQL
2 33 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 31 (46.97%) NoSQL
4 19 (28.79%) Hadoop
5 18 (27.27%) Big Data
6 17 (25.76%) CouchDB
7 16 (24.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (24.24%) Riak
8 8 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.55%) Couchbase
10 2 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
10 2 (3.03%) OLTP
10 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
2 20 (30.30%) Hudson
3 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.61%) Subversion
5 5 (7.58%) GitLab
6 4 (6.06%) JIRA
7 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (6.06%) Banking
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.52%) Billing
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (21.21%) DevOps Architect
2 14 (21.21%) Architect
3 12 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (15.15%) Administrator
5 9 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Developer
8 3 (4.55%) DevOps Administrator
9 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (1.52%) Network Administrator
10 1 (1.52%) Server Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) Web Services
2 18 (27.27%) LAMP
3 3 (4.55%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) JSP
4 2 (3.03%) Servlets
4 2 (3.03%) Spring
4 2 (3.03%) GWT
4 2 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.52%) Java EE
5 1 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.52%) Symfony
5 1 (1.52%) .NET
5 1 (1.52%) XML
5 1 (1.52%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.52%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Open Source
2 7 (10.61%) Clustering
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Wiki
4 3 (4.55%) Replication
5 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (98.48%) Linux
2 39 (59.09%) Ubuntu
3 30 (45.45%) CentOS
4 24 (36.36%) UNIX
5 8 (12.12%) Windows
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.06%) Solaris
7 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.03%) SUSE
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.03%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (77.27%) DevOps
2 23 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (22.73%) OO
4 12 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.06%) Build Automation
7 4 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.06%) Release Management
8 3 (4.55%) Database Theory
8 3 (4.55%) Relational Database Theory
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.03%) Scrum
9 2 (3.03%) TDD
9 2 (3.03%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) Python
2 32 (48.48%) Bash Shell
3 31 (46.97%) Perl
4 26 (39.39%) PHP
5 18 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 9 (13.64%) Ruby
7 8 (12.12%) Java
8 7 (10.61%) SQL
9 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.52%) VBScript
10 1 (1.52%) AWK
10 1 (1.52%) Korn
10 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.52%) C-shell
10 1 (1.52%) Golang
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) MCSE
2 2 (3.03%) MCSA
2 2 (3.03%) CCNA
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.61%) XenServer
4 5 (7.58%) Postfix
4 5 (7.58%) Samba
5 3 (4.55%) Xen
5 3 (4.55%) Docker
6 2 (3.03%) VirtualBox
6 2 (3.03%) vCloud
6 2 (3.03%) NFS
7 1 (1.52%) Squid
7 1 (1.52%) XenApp
7 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.52%) KVM
7 1 (1.52%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.52%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 50 (75.76%) Puppet
2 42 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (57.58%) Nagios
4 22 (33.33%) ZABBIX
5 18 (27.27%) Cacti
5 18 (27.27%) Salt
6 17 (25.76%) Ansible
7 3 (4.55%) SELinux
8 2 (3.03%) Ganglia
8 2 (3.03%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.52%) collectd
9 1 (1.52%) Munin
9 1 (1.52%) SCOM
9 1 (1.52%) Graphite
9 1 (1.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 17 (25.76%) Rackspace
3 14 (21.21%) DigitalOcean
4 11 (16.67%) VMware
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle
6 4 (6.06%) Citrix
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco
7 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.03%) Sybase
8 2 (3.03%) Google
8 2 (3.03%) Splunk
8 2 (3.03%) Percona
8 2 (3.03%) Scality
9 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.52%) F5
9 1 (1.52%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.52%) Patsystems
9 1 (1.52%) GL TRADE
9 1 (1.52%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.52%) Reuters