The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 523 527 497
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Contract jobs citing Debian 63 66 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.099%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.56% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 32
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +29.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12176 11824 9931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.84% 21.85% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6916 6467 5250
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1013 1079 1023
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Debian
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Debian within the UK.

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Debian within the UK.

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Debian
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 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
(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
England -11 63 £350 -17.64% 48
London -13 21 £385 -16.75% 27
East of England +26 15 £325 - 7
South West +7 15 £380 -3.49% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 13 £325 - 6
Bristol +3 13 £375 - 2
City of London +22 9 £350 +37.25% 11
Cambridge +13 9 £325 - 6
South East -23 7 £250 -20.00% 5
Hampshire -4 4 £234 -17.98%
Yorkshire -8 3 £250 -10.71% 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £250 -
Leeds - 3 £250 -
Berkshire - 3 £375 - 2
Bracknell - 2 £338 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £450 -
North West - 2 £368 - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £235 - 2
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Woking - - - -

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 120 (99.17%) Linux
2 75 (61.98%) Red Hat
3 66 (54.55%) Puppet
4 61 (50.41%) Ubuntu
5 60 (49.59%) DevOps
6 57 (47.11%) Apache
7 54 (44.63%) MySQL
7 54 (44.63%) CentOS
8 53 (43.80%) Python
9 47 (38.84%) Opscode Chef
10 46 (38.02%) Bash Shell
11 42 (34.71%) Jenkins
12 41 (33.88%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (33.06%) Perl
14 38 (31.40%) PHP
15 37 (30.58%) Windows
16 36 (29.75%) UNIX
17 34 (28.10%) VMware
17 34 (28.10%) Hudson
18 32 (26.45%) Git (software)
18 32 (26.45%) ZABBIX
19 30 (24.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 29 (23.97%) nginx
20 29 (23.97%) Active Directory
21 28 (23.14%) Nagios
22 27 (22.31%) Ruby
23 26 (21.49%) MongoDB
24 25 (20.66%) LDAP
25 24 (19.83%) Firewall
25 24 (19.83%) NoSQL

Debian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 57 (47.11%) Apache
2 29 (23.97%) nginx
3 17 (14.05%) Confluence
3 17 (14.05%) MediaWiki
4 16 (13.22%) IIS
5 15 (12.40%) SharePoint
6 13 (10.74%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (9.09%) Tomcat
8 7 (5.79%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
9 6 (4.96%) OpenStack
10 4 (3.31%) Jetty
11 3 (2.48%) Zope
11 3 (2.48%) Plone
12 2 (1.65%) CMS
12 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.83%) EPiServer CMS
13 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.83%) WordPress
13 1 (0.83%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Tridion
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.31%) Route 53
3 3 (2.48%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.65%) GitHub
4 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.66%) LDAP
2 24 (19.83%) Firewall
3 20 (16.53%) VPN
4 18 (14.88%) DNS
5 17 (14.05%) LAN
5 17 (14.05%) WAN
6 15 (12.40%) Network Security
7 14 (11.57%) IPsec
8 13 (10.74%) EIGRP
8 13 (10.74%) BGP
8 13 (10.74%) OSPF
8 13 (10.74%) IPv6
9 11 (9.09%) DHCP
10 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
11 6 (4.96%) Internet
11 6 (4.96%) HTTP
12 5 (4.13%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (2.48%) FTP
13 3 (2.48%) SMTP
13 3 (2.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (44.63%) MySQL
2 26 (21.49%) MongoDB
3 24 (19.83%) NoSQL
3 24 (19.83%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
5 14 (11.57%) Hadoop
6 13 (10.74%) Relational Database
7 12 (9.92%) Big Data
7 12 (9.92%) Riak
7 12 (9.92%) CouchDB
7 12 (9.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.65%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.65%) OLTP
9 2 (1.65%) Redis
9 2 (1.65%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (34.71%) Jenkins
2 34 (28.10%) Hudson
3 32 (26.45%) Git (software)
4 24 (19.83%) Subversion
5 19 (15.70%) JIRA
6 6 (4.96%) GitLab
7 2 (1.65%) Selenium
7 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.83%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.83%) TestLink
8 1 (0.83%) BitKeeper
8 1 (0.83%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.83%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.83%) Firebug
General
1 4 (3.31%) Finance
2 2 (1.65%) Banking
2 2 (1.65%) Multimedia
2 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.83%) Advertising
3 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (31.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (24.79%) Linux Engineer
3 22 (18.18%) Administrator
4 19 (15.70%) Linux Administrator
4 19 (15.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 16 (13.22%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (11.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 12 (9.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (8.26%) Architect
8 10 (8.26%) DevOps Architect
9 9 (7.44%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.79%) Developer
10 7 (5.79%) Linux Support
11 6 (4.96%) Linux Support Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Support Engineer
12 4 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
13 3 (2.48%) Applications Support
13 3 (2.48%) Consultant
13 3 (2.48%) Network Administrator
13 3 (2.48%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.18%) LAMP
2 19 (15.70%) Web Services
3 8 (6.61%) HTML
4 5 (4.13%) CSS
5 4 (3.31%) jQuery
5 4 (3.31%) XML
6 3 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.65%) Django
7 2 (1.65%) RESTful
7 2 (1.65%) HTML5
7 2 (1.65%) POSIX
7 2 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.65%) Laravel
7 2 (1.65%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.83%) Flask
8 1 (0.83%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (0.83%) Ember.js
8 1 (0.83%) WebKit
8 1 (0.83%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Wiki
2 14 (11.57%) Open Source
2 14 (11.57%) Clustering
3 5 (4.13%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.31%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Eurex
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 120 (99.17%) Linux
2 61 (50.41%) Ubuntu
3 54 (44.63%) CentOS
4 37 (30.58%) Windows
5 36 (29.75%) UNIX
6 30 (24.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.31%) SUSE
9 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.31%) Solaris
10 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.48%) VMS
10 3 (2.48%) Android
11 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.65%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.83%) AIX
12 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (49.59%) DevOps
2 41 (33.88%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (14.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (13.22%) Build Automation
4 16 (13.22%) Configuration Management
5 15 (12.40%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (12.40%) Load Balancing
6 13 (10.74%) OO
7 11 (9.09%) ITIL
7 11 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 10 (8.26%) Database Theory
8 10 (8.26%) Relational Database Theory
9 9 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.79%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.96%) Project Management
11 6 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.13%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.13%) Workflow
13 4 (3.31%) MVC
13 4 (3.31%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.80%) Python
2 46 (38.02%) Bash Shell
3 40 (33.06%) Perl
4 38 (31.40%) PHP
5 27 (22.31%) Ruby
6 19 (15.70%) Shell Script
7 16 (13.22%) Java
8 15 (12.40%) SQL
9 9 (7.44%) JavaScript
10 8 (6.61%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.13%) C++
12 3 (2.48%) C
12 3 (2.48%) PHP5
13 2 (1.65%) AWK
14 1 (0.83%) sed
14 1 (0.83%) Golang
14 1 (0.83%) VBScript
14 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.83%) C-shell
14 1 (0.83%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (7.44%) CCNA
2 6 (4.96%) Degree
2 6 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.96%) MCSE
2 6 (4.96%) MCSA
3 4 (3.31%) RHCE
4 2 (1.65%) LPIC
5 1 (0.83%) VCAP
5 1 (0.83%) CCA
5 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.83%) CCEA
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (23.97%) Active Directory
2 24 (19.83%) Postfix
2 24 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (19.83%) iptables
3 23 (19.01%) Samba
4 14 (11.57%) XenServer
5 6 (4.96%) Terminal Server
6 5 (4.13%) Xen
7 4 (3.31%) qmail
8 3 (2.48%) Docker
8 3 (2.48%) vCloud
9 2 (1.65%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.65%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.65%) Firmware
9 2 (1.65%) NFS
9 2 (1.65%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (1.65%) KVM
10 1 (0.83%) Corosync
10 1 (0.83%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 66 (54.55%) Puppet
2 47 (38.84%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (26.45%) ZABBIX
4 28 (23.14%) Nagios
5 24 (19.83%) Salt
6 21 (17.36%) Ansible
7 13 (10.74%) Cacti
8 8 (6.61%) SELinux
9 4 (3.31%) HAProxy
10 3 (2.48%) Ganeti
10 3 (2.48%) Bcfg2
11 2 (1.65%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.83%) Graphite
12 1 (0.83%) Iperf
12 1 (0.83%) collectd
12 1 (0.83%) logstash
12 1 (0.83%) Control-M
12 1 (0.83%) Munin
12 1 (0.83%) SCCM
12 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (61.98%) Red Hat
2 34 (28.10%) VMware
3 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.40%) Citrix
5 13 (10.74%) Rackspace
6 9 (7.44%) DigitalOcean
7 8 (6.61%) Oracle
8 6 (4.96%) Cisco
9 5 (4.13%) Splunk
10 4 (3.31%) HP
11 3 (2.48%) Percona
11 3 (2.48%) Atmel
12 2 (1.65%) Akamai
12 2 (1.65%) Dell
12 2 (1.65%) EMC
12 2 (1.65%) NetApp
12 2 (1.65%) Sybase
13 1 (0.83%) Scality
13 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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