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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Debian Linux
England / North West
Rank 132 152 151
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing Debian 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.038% 0.16% 0.030%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.76% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £350 £425 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +80.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
513 791 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.53% 20.94% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 421 349
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 84 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +6 1 £350 -17.64% 2
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) CentOS
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) HTTP
5 3 (42.86%) SAS
5 3 (42.86%) Apache
5 3 (42.86%) Nagios
5 3 (42.86%) Analytics
5 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Video Analytics
6 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (28.57%) Dovecot
6 2 (28.57%) MRTG
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Cacti
6 2 (28.57%) Sendmail
6 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (28.57%) HAProxy
6 2 (28.57%) KVM

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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) SAS
2 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (14.29%) Jetty
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (28.57%) IMAP
2 2 (28.57%) MRTG
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (85.71%) CentOS
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Video Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Korn
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Dovecot
1 2 (28.57%) iptables
1 2 (28.57%) KVM
1 2 (28.57%) Sendmail
1 2 (28.57%) Squid
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
3 2 (28.57%) Cacti
3 2 (28.57%) HAProxy
3 2 (28.57%) OpenNebula
3 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) Icinga
4 1 (14.29%) Kibana
4 1 (14.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) VMware