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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Debian Linux
Rank 269 258 238
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Contract jobs citing Debian 9 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.060% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 0.24% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Average daily rate £450 £245 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.67% -21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £228 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £356 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.00
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
2353 2472 2358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.42% 24.84% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1247 1170
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 227 238
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 April 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 29 April 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
Kent - 6 £450 -
Berkshire +8 1 £500 +11.11% 2
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £600 -
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Apache
2 11 (61.11%) Python
2 11 (61.11%) MySQL
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 11 (61.11%) LAMP
2 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Subversion
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Perl
5 7 (38.89%) PHP
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) Nagios
5 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
5 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (38.89%) Cacti
6 6 (33.33%) CentOS
6 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
7 5 (27.78%) LDAP
7 5 (27.78%) Squid
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) Web Development
8 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (22.22%) CSS
8 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
8 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 11 (61.11%) Apache
2 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (16.67%) CMS
3 3 (16.67%) Drupal
3 3 (16.67%) WordPress
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) Joomla!
4 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (11.11%) nginx
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LDAP
2 4 (22.22%) Kerberos
3 3 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) SMTP
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
2 9 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) gulp
4 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.56%) PhpStorm
4 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) Trac
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) LAMP
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) Regular Expression
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) ELK Stack
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) Laravel
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) IVR
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) CentOS
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Fedora
5 3 (16.67%) SUSE
5 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Windows NT
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 4 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.11%) Change Management
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) Content Management
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) MapReduce
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) OWASP
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Security Hardening
2 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
2 2 (11.11%) SEO
2 2 (11.11%) SIEM
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) Perl
3 7 (38.89%) PHP
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 3 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) PHP 5
7 2 (11.11%) Ruby
8 1 (5.56%) C
8 1 (5.56%) PHP 7
8 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
4 5 (27.78%) Squid
5 3 (16.67%) NFS
5 3 (16.67%) vSphere
6 2 (11.11%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (11.11%) Gluster
6 2 (11.11%) KVM
6 2 (11.11%) Samba
6 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (5.56%) Docker
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (5.56%) Postfix
7 1 (5.56%) qmail
7 1 (5.56%) Sendmail
7 1 (5.56%) Varnish
7 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
7 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Cacti
1 7 (38.89%) Nagios
2 4 (22.22%) Ansible
3 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 3 (16.67%) Puppet
4 2 (11.11%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (11.11%) WSUS
4 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
5 1 (5.56%) Bacula
5 1 (5.56%) cPanel
5 1 (5.56%) Grafana
5 1 (5.56%) Graphite
5 1 (5.56%) Kibana
5 1 (5.56%) logstash
5 1 (5.56%) Plesk
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (5.56%) Salt
5 1 (5.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Hortonworks
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) CommVault
6 1 (5.56%) Dot Hill
6 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Infobright
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Nexenta
6 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
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