The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Debian Linux
UK
Rank 543 591 564
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -27
Contract jobs citing Debian 48 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.086% 0.081%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 35
Median daily rate £469 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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 across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9415 10952 11442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.69% 21.39% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6052 6684 6613
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 727 863
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Debian as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 42 £475 +18.75% 33
South East +31 23 £500 +73.91% 8
London +8 17 £425 +1.49% 12
Reading - 17 £525 - 2
Berkshire - 17 £525 - 3
Wales - 5 £463 -
City of London +1 4 £400 -23.80% 2
Surrey +4 3 £375 -11.76% 1
South Wales - 3 £463 -
Cardiff - 3 £463 -
Hampshire +1 2 £400 +59.78% 1
West Wales - 2 £538 -
Swansea - 2 £538 -
North West +20 1 £350 -17.64% 2
Manchester +6 1 £350 -17.64% 2
Derby - 1 £375 -
Derbyshire - 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £525 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £200 - 1
Scotland - 1 £200 - 1

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Debian.

1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (63.73%) Ubuntu
3 59 (57.84%) CentOS
4 56 (54.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (49.02%) Ansible
6 47 (46.08%) Python
7 46 (45.10%) DevOps
8 45 (44.12%) Red Hat
9 40 (39.22%) Puppet
10 36 (35.29%) Unix
11 35 (34.31%) Bash Shell
11 35 (34.31%) Jenkins
12 31 (30.39%) Git (software)
12 31 (30.39%) Java
13 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
13 30 (29.41%) SC Cleared
13 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
14 27 (26.47%) Apache
15 24 (23.53%) TCP/IP
16 22 (21.57%) SSH
17 21 (20.59%) HTTP
17 21 (20.59%) MySQL
17 21 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
17 21 (20.59%) Hadoop
17 21 (20.59%) SELinux
18 20 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
19 17 (16.67%) VMware
19 17 (16.67%) Open Source
19 17 (16.67%) Prototyping
19 17 (16.67%) Linux Command Line

Debian
Top Related IT Skills 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 27 (26.47%) Apache
2 12 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.82%) nginx
4 6 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.88%) SAS
5 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.94%) Confluence
7 2 (1.96%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.96%) IIS
7 2 (1.96%) Jetty
8 1 (0.98%) JBoss
8 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.82%) GitHub
3 8 (7.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.90%) SaaS
6 4 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.96%) Route 53
7 2 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.98%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 22 (21.57%) SSH
3 21 (20.59%) HTTP
4 15 (14.71%) ICMP
5 13 (12.75%) DNS
6 10 (9.80%) Firewall
7 8 (7.84%) DHCP
8 6 (5.88%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.90%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (4.90%) SMTP
10 4 (3.92%) IMAP
10 4 (3.92%) Internet
10 4 (3.92%) LDAP
10 4 (3.92%) MRTG
11 3 (2.94%) VLAN
11 3 (2.94%) VPN
12 2 (1.96%) NAS
12 2 (1.96%) SAN
12 2 (1.96%) SSL
13 1 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.59%) Hadoop
1 21 (20.59%) MySQL
2 14 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.86%) Big Data
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.96%) Impala
6 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.96%) Redis
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.98%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.98%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.98%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.98%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (34.31%) Jenkins
2 31 (30.39%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.86%) Hudson
3 7 (6.86%) Subversion
4 4 (3.92%) JIRA
5 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.94%) GitLab
5 3 (2.94%) Maven
6 2 (1.96%) CMake
6 2 (1.96%) CodeNarc
6 2 (1.96%) Spock
7 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.98%) Mockito
7 1 (0.98%) Phabricator
7 1 (0.98%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.86%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.98%) Back Office
4 1 (0.98%) Electronics
4 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.98%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (28.43%) Administrator
2 26 (25.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (21.57%) Developer
3 22 (21.57%) Linux Administrator
3 22 (21.57%) Linux Engineer
3 22 (21.57%) Systems Administrator
4 19 (18.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 11 (10.78%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (9.80%) Consultant
7 10 (9.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 9 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (8.82%) Python Developer
9 8 (7.84%) AWS DevOps
9 8 (7.84%) DevOps Consultant
9 8 (7.84%) Java Consultant
9 8 (7.84%) Java Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) JavaScript Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (6.86%) Web Services
3 6 (5.88%) CSS
3 6 (5.88%) HTML
4 5 (4.90%) React
5 4 (3.92%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.92%) LAMP
6 3 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.94%) CGI
6 3 (2.94%) Java EE
6 3 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (2.94%) Polymer
6 3 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.94%) Spring
6 3 (2.94%) XML
7 2 (1.96%) jOOQ
7 2 (1.96%) Kafka
7 2 (1.96%) REST
7 2 (1.96%) RESTful
7 2 (1.96%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.94%) User Experience
4 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Fintech
4 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.98%) BBC
5 1 (0.98%) Clustering
5 1 (0.98%) LPAR
5 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (63.73%) Ubuntu
3 59 (57.84%) CentOS
4 56 (54.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (35.29%) Unix
6 8 (7.84%) Windows
7 6 (5.88%) SUSE
8 4 (3.92%) Mac OS
8 4 (3.92%) Solaris
9 3 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.98%) AIX
11 1 (0.98%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.98%) HPUX
11 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.10%) DevOps
2 17 (16.67%) Open Source
2 17 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.78%) Configuration Management
5 9 (8.82%) Scrum
6 6 (5.88%) Analytics
6 6 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (5.88%) Open Source Development
7 5 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.92%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.92%) Video Analytics
9 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.94%) Microservices
9 3 (2.94%) Migration
10 2 (1.96%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 2 (1.96%) Security Hardening
10 2 (1.96%) Server Building
10 2 (1.96%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (1.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.08%) Python
2 35 (34.31%) Bash Shell
3 31 (30.39%) Java
4 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.75%) SQL
6 10 (9.80%) Shell Script
7 9 (8.82%) Perl
8 8 (7.84%) Ruby
9 6 (5.88%) C
10 4 (3.92%) C++
10 4 (3.92%) Korn
10 4 (3.92%) PHP
10 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.96%) ES6
11 2 (1.96%) Go
11 2 (1.96%) Groovy
12 1 (0.98%) AWK
12 1 (0.98%) Scala
12 1 (0.98%) sed
Qualifications
1 30 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.90%) Degree
3 2 (1.96%) CCNA
3 2 (1.96%) CCNP
3 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.69%) Docker
1 16 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.86%) Postfix
3 6 (5.88%) iptables
4 4 (3.92%) Dovecot
4 4 (3.92%) KVM
4 4 (3.92%) Sendmail
4 4 (3.92%) Squid
4 4 (3.92%) vSphere
4 4 (3.92%) Xen
5 3 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (2.94%) NFS
5 3 (2.94%) Samba
5 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.96%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.96%) Ceph
6 2 (1.96%) HDFS
6 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.98%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 50 (49.02%) Ansible
2 40 (39.22%) Puppet
3 21 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (20.59%) SELinux
4 14 (13.73%) Terraform
5 13 (12.75%) Nagios
6 7 (6.86%) Cacti
6 7 (6.86%) Kibana
6 7 (6.86%) logstash
7 6 (5.88%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.94%) Graphite
8 3 (2.94%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (2.94%) systemd
9 2 (1.96%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.96%) Oozie
9 2 (1.96%) OpenNebula
9 2 (1.96%) Packer
9 2 (1.96%) PowerCLI
9 2 (1.96%) RANCID
9 2 (1.96%) vMotion
Vendors
1 45 (44.12%) Red Hat
2 17 (16.67%) VMware
3 7 (6.86%) Cisco
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle
5 3 (2.94%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.94%) Citrix
5 3 (2.94%) Dell
5 3 (2.94%) F5
5 3 (2.94%) Splunk
6 2 (1.96%) Apple
6 2 (1.96%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.96%) HP
6 2 (1.96%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.98%) Google
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.98%) NetApp
7 1 (0.98%) New Relic
7 1 (0.98%) Percona
7 1 (0.98%) SAP
7 1 (0.98%) Twitter