The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Debian Linux
England / South West
Rank - - 137
Contract jobs citing Debian 0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
469 645 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.36% 21.96% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 384 327
Median daily rate £345 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 71
Median hourly rate £17.58 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.41% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Debian as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Debian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Debian.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Packer
3 2 (40.00%) Terraform
3 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (40.00%) PowerCLI
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Packer
2 2 (40.00%) PowerCLI
2 2 (40.00%) Terraform
3 1 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware