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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 142 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Debian 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £315
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
796 675 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.69% 22.32% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 327 240
Average daily rate £375 £280 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.93% -3.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £144 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 101 66
Average hourly rate £14.35 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.30% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.69 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.87 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Lancashire - 4 £475 -
Cheshire - 2 £500 -
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 5 (71.43%) CentOS
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Graphite
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Munin
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) Nagios
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) SUSE
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) AIX

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 5 (71.43%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SUSE
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Graphite
1 4 (57.14%) Munin
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (57.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sun
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) VMware