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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Debian Linux
Rank 574 558 563
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Debian 52 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.092% 0.073%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 28
Average daily rate £400 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £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
11012 11517 10958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.36% 22.51% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6680 6677 5921
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 767 908 1005
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.16 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Debian Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Debian
Top 19 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 14 February 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
England -3 52 £400 -5.88% 41
London +15 34 £400 -12.08% 19
South East +15 9 £288 -23.33% 9
North West - 8 £425 - 2
Manchester - 7 £413 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £251 - 5
Surrey - 4 £425 - 1
City of London +48 3 £433 -6.98% 4
Guildford - 2 £550 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £300 -
Portsmouth - 2 £245 -
Salford - 2 £425 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £288 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £425 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £425 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £288 - 1

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 83 (92.22%) Linux
2 58 (64.44%) Python
3 47 (52.22%) Bash Shell
4 41 (45.56%) Java
4 41 (45.56%) SQL
5 40 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
6 38 (42.22%) Ubuntu
6 38 (42.22%) Jenkins
7 37 (41.11%) MongoDB
8 36 (40.00%) DevOps
8 36 (40.00%) Red Hat
9 35 (38.89%) CentOS
9 35 (38.89%) Puppet
10 34 (37.78%) MySQL
11 33 (36.67%) Apache
12 32 (35.56%) Tomcat
12 32 (35.56%) Web Services
12 32 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (34.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 30 (33.33%) Windows
14 30 (33.33%) Perl
15 29 (32.22%) PostgreSQL
16 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (30.00%) Open Source
18 26 (28.89%) Git (software)
18 26 (28.89%) DNS
19 24 (26.67%) PHP
19 24 (26.67%) JBoss
20 23 (25.56%) Unix
20 23 (25.56%) Amazon EC2

Debian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 33 (36.67%) Apache
2 32 (35.56%) Tomcat
3 24 (26.67%) JBoss
4 19 (21.11%) nginx
5 13 (14.44%) IIS
6 9 (10.00%) Jetty
6 9 (10.00%) OpenStack
6 9 (10.00%) SAS
7 6 (6.67%) Drupal
7 6 (6.67%) Node.js
8 4 (4.44%) CMS
8 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
8 4 (4.44%) WordPress
9 3 (3.33%) Gunicorn
9 3 (3.33%) Joomla!
9 3 (3.33%) uWSGI
10 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
10 2 (2.22%) SugarCRM
10 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Office
1 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (25.56%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (24.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 22 (24.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 17 (18.89%) Amazon Glacier
4 17 (18.89%) Amazon S3
5 9 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.33%) IaaS
6 3 (3.33%) SaaS
7 2 (2.22%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (2.22%) PaaS
8 1 (1.11%) Joyent
8 1 (1.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.89%) DNS
2 16 (17.78%) Firewall
2 16 (17.78%) IMAP
2 16 (17.78%) SMTP
3 15 (16.67%) VPN
4 12 (13.33%) LDAP
4 12 (13.33%) SNMP
5 11 (12.22%) DHCP
6 9 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (10.00%) HTTP
6 9 (10.00%) iSCSI
7 8 (8.89%) MRTG
7 8 (8.89%) SSL
7 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.67%) LAN
8 6 (6.67%) Network Security
8 6 (6.67%) WAN
9 5 (5.56%) IPsec
9 5 (5.56%) SSH
9 5 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.11%) MongoDB
2 34 (37.78%) MySQL
3 31 (34.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 29 (32.22%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (21.11%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (10.00%) Couchbase
6 9 (10.00%) Redis
7 7 (7.78%) Hadoop
7 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
7 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
8 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (4.44%) Big Data
10 3 (3.33%) Apache Hive
10 3 (3.33%) MariaDB
11 2 (2.22%) Neo4j
11 2 (2.22%) Pentaho
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (42.22%) Jenkins
2 26 (28.89%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.22%) JIRA
3 11 (12.22%) Subversion
4 6 (6.67%) Selenium
5 5 (5.56%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.44%) JMeter
7 3 (3.33%) JConsole
7 3 (3.33%) JProfiler
7 3 (3.33%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.33%) Sublime Text
7 3 (3.33%) VisualVM
7 3 (3.33%) YourKit
8 2 (2.22%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.22%) Hudson
8 2 (2.22%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.44%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Spanish Language
2 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Administrator
2 26 (28.89%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (24.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (10.00%) AWS Administrator
8 7 (7.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (6.67%) Linux Scripter
10 5 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Web Developer
12 3 (3.33%) Consultant
12 3 (3.33%) Desktop Support
12 3 (3.33%) Network Administrator
12 3 (3.33%) Python Developer
12 3 (3.33%) Unix Administrator
13 2 (2.22%) DevOps Administrator
13 2 (2.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.56%) Web Services
2 21 (23.33%) LAMP
3 15 (16.67%) .NET
4 14 (15.56%) LAPP Stack
5 13 (14.44%) LEMP Stack
6 9 (10.00%) Java EE
7 8 (8.89%) CSS
7 8 (8.89%) HTML
8 7 (7.78%) Memcached
9 5 (5.56%) jQuery
10 4 (4.44%) HTML5
10 4 (4.44%) JMX
10 4 (4.44%) Swagger
11 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.33%) Flask
11 3 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (3.33%) Sphinx
11 3 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.33%) web2py
11 3 (3.33%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.67%) Clustering
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.44%) User Experience
5 2 (2.22%) Replication
5 2 (2.22%) Wiki
6 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.11%) BBC
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) iDTV
6 1 (1.11%) IVR
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 83 (92.22%) Linux
2 38 (42.22%) Ubuntu
3 35 (38.89%) CentOS
4 30 (33.33%) Windows
5 23 (25.56%) Unix
6 22 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.78%) Mac OS
8 5 (5.56%) Solaris
8 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
9 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.33%) SUSE
11 2 (2.22%) Fedora
11 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.22%) Windows NT
11 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) DevOps
2 32 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (30.00%) Open Source
5 12 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 7 (7.78%) Automated Testing
7 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
7 7 (7.78%) High Availability
7 7 (7.78%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.78%) Microservices
8 5 (5.56%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.56%) Information Security
8 5 (5.56%) Information Security Management
8 5 (5.56%) ISMS
8 5 (5.56%) OO
8 5 (5.56%) Security Management
8 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (64.44%) Python
2 47 (52.22%) Bash Shell
3 41 (45.56%) Java
3 41 (45.56%) SQL
4 30 (33.33%) Perl
5 24 (26.67%) PHP
6 17 (18.89%) Go
7 15 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 14 (15.56%) Ruby
9 11 (12.22%) C
9 11 (12.22%) Korn
10 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 7 (7.78%) C++
12 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.22%) Jython
13 2 (2.22%) PHP 5
14 1 (1.11%) PHP 7
14 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) AWS Certification
1 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (2.22%) MCITP
3 2 (2.22%) MCP
3 2 (2.22%) MCSA
3 2 (2.22%) MCSE
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.78%) SLA
2 9 (10.00%) QA
3 8 (8.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.33%) KVM
2 12 (13.33%) NFS
3 11 (12.22%) iptables
4 9 (10.00%) Sendmail
5 8 (8.89%) Docker
6 7 (7.78%) Active Directory
6 7 (7.78%) Dovecot
6 7 (7.78%) Samba
6 7 (7.78%) Squid
7 5 (5.56%) Postfix
8 4 (4.44%) Varnish
9 3 (3.33%) Ceph
9 3 (3.33%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (2.22%) Xen
11 1 (1.11%) VirtualBox
11 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (38.89%) Puppet
2 19 (21.11%) Nagios
3 16 (17.78%) Cacti
3 16 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (13.33%) HAProxy
5 7 (7.78%) Ansible
5 7 (7.78%) OpenNebula
6 5 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (4.44%) Bacula
8 3 (3.33%) CFEngine
8 3 (3.33%) Kubernetes
8 3 (3.33%) logstash
8 3 (3.33%) systemd
8 3 (3.33%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.22%) Mesos
9 2 (2.22%) RANCID
10 1 (1.11%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (1.11%) Cobbler
10 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (1.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 36 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (14.44%) VMware
3 10 (11.11%) Google
4 7 (7.78%) Cisco
5 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.56%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.44%) Oracle
7 4 (4.44%) Rackspace
7 4 (4.44%) SaltStack
8 3 (3.33%) Dell
8 3 (3.33%) Supermicro
9 2 (2.22%) CA
9 2 (2.22%) HP
9 2 (2.22%) Splunk
9 2 (2.22%) Symantec
9 2 (2.22%) Talend
10 1 (1.11%) Hortonworks
10 1 (1.11%) NICE Systems
10 1 (1.11%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.11%) Zend
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
United Kingdom
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 17 days ago