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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank - 237 232
Contract jobs citing Debian 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.076% 0.012%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.32% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £200 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.75 -
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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
2308 2199 2084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.16% 23.97% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1070 1048
Average daily rate £363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 203 265
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (100.00%) CentOS
1 6 (100.00%) Postfix
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) qmail
2 5 (83.33%) SELinux
2 5 (83.33%) RHCE
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (16.67%) MediaWiki
4 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) SMTP
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Database Theory
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Postfix
2 5 (83.33%) qmail
3 3 (50.00%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (16.67%) iptables
4 1 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (16.67%) Samba
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SELinux
2 1 (16.67%) Salt
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) VMware