The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Debian Linux
Rank 159 154 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Debian 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.077% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.58% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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 North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
865 836 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.43% 21.51% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 416 316
Median daily rate £375 £364 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +32.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 110 121
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £20.19 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Debian as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Debian
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 4 £438 +86.17% 1
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Debian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Debian.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) CentOS
2 8 (88.89%) Open Source
2 8 (88.89%) Bash Shell
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 5 (55.56%) Nagios
4 5 (55.56%) Apache
4 5 (55.56%) C
4 5 (55.56%) C++
4 5 (55.56%) Perl
4 5 (55.56%) PHP
4 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
4 5 (55.56%) Korn
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Puppet
4 5 (55.56%) Cacti
4 5 (55.56%) MRTG
4 5 (55.56%) OpenStack
4 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (55.56%) KVM
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) OpenNebula
5 4 (44.44%) HAProxy
5 4 (44.44%) iptables
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 4 (44.44%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (44.44%) Sendmail
5 4 (44.44%) Mac OS

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) OpenStack
2 4 (44.44%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) MRTG
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) IMAP
2 4 (44.44%) iSCSI
2 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) CentOS
3 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
4 4 (44.44%) Mac OS
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Bash Shell
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Korn
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) KVM
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Dovecot
2 4 (44.44%) iptables
2 4 (44.44%) Sendmail
2 4 (44.44%) Squid
3 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Cacti
1 5 (55.56%) Nagios
1 5 (55.56%) OpenNebula
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) HAProxy
3 1 (11.11%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) VMware