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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Debian Linux
Rank 244 249 234
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing Debian 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.065% 0.060%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate £288 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £270 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £406 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2118 2270 2027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.76% 24.42% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1115 900
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £179 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 185 239
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire - 5 £251 - 5
Surrey - 4 £425 -
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) PHP
2 7 (58.33%) Apache
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) nginx
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) LAMP
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) Drupal
5 4 (33.33%) WordPress
5 4 (33.33%) CMS
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) Joomla!
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Puppet
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) nginx
3 4 (33.33%) CMS
3 4 (33.33%) Drupal
3 4 (33.33%) WordPress
4 3 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (25.00%) Joomla!
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) AMQP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (16.67%) SSH
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Gerrit
3 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) gulp
4 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
4 1 (8.33%) PhpStorm
4 1 (8.33%) Trac
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Support
4 1 (8.33%) ArcSight Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) LAMP
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (16.67%) ServiceStack
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Laravel
5 1 (8.33%) Regular Expression
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) IVR
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) SUSE
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Fedora
4 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 2 (16.67%) Windows NT
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Content Management
1 3 (25.00%) CRM
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) SEO
1 3 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) OWASP
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) PHP 5
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) PHP 7
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) Samba
2 2 (16.67%) Xen
3 1 (8.33%) KVM
3 1 (8.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) OSSEC
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (8.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks
4 1 (8.33%) Infobright
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) Rackspace
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Zend