The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 243 230 210
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing Debian 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.071% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.29% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £374 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £470 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -72.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2254 2034 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.58% 24.15% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 903 755
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 245 255
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.25 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Debian
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Berkshire - 6 £375 - 6
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) MySQL
2 11 (57.89%) Apache
2 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
3 9 (47.37%) Subversion
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
3 9 (47.37%) PHP
3 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (42.11%) jQuery
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) Internet
5 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
5 7 (36.84%) OO
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) SOAP
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (31.58%) MVC
6 6 (31.58%) PHP5
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 6 (31.58%) Ajax
6 6 (31.58%) Zend
6 6 (31.58%) CodeIgniter
6 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
6 6 (31.58%) OO PHP

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (57.89%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) Drupal
2 5 (26.32%) WordPress
2 5 (26.32%) CMS
3 4 (21.05%) nginx
4 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Subversion
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (5.26%) BitKeeper
3 1 (5.26%) GitLab
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Developer
3 6 (31.58%) PHP Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Linux Support
5 3 (15.79%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Linux Support
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) SOAP
4 6 (31.58%) Ajax
4 6 (31.58%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (15.79%) Symfony
6 2 (10.53%) POSIX
6 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.26%) Sass
7 1 (5.26%) LESS
7 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
7 1 (5.26%) REST
7 1 (5.26%) Laravel
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
7 1 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) Ubuntu
6 4 (21.05%) CentOS
7 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) OO
2 6 (31.58%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) OO PHP
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PHP
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) PHP5
5 4 (21.05%) Perl
5 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
6 3 (15.79%) Ruby
6 3 (15.79%) Python
7 2 (10.53%) C
7 2 (10.53%) C++
8 1 (5.26%) sed
8 1 (5.26%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Varnish
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Zenoss
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Capistrano
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Zend
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Splunk
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