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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Debian Linux
Rank 600 558 538
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -20
Contract jobs citing Debian 47 78 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 0.63% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 62 64
Median daily rate £450 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £473 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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
12509 12385 12115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.50% 22.18% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7816 7068 6814
Median daily rate £388 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.08% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 684 1014 1046
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 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
Top 30 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 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -53 46 £450 +28.57% 43
London -10 16 £500 +42.85% 20
South East -2 10 £450 +83.67% 11
Kent - 7 £450 -
Yorkshire -1 5 £425 +78.94% 2
North West -1 5 £425 -15.00% 1
Sheffield - 5 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
Manchester -5 4 £438 +86.17% 1
West Midlands -22 4 £308 -12.14% 4
Worcestershire - 4 £308 - 2
Worcester - 4 £308 - 2
City of London +34 3 £475 +35.71% 2
East of England -9 2 £300 -7.69% 1
North East - 2 - -
Berkshire +7 1 £500 +11.11% 4
Hertfordshire +6 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire +2 1 £315 -30.00%
South West -10 1 £315 -16.00% 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £600 - 1
Salford - 1 £425 -
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £500 - 3
Brighton - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £315 -
Watford - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £425 -

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 97 (96.04%) Linux
2 62 (61.39%) Python
3 47 (46.53%) Bash Shell
4 46 (45.54%) Red Hat
5 45 (44.55%) Ubuntu
6 43 (42.57%) CentOS
6 43 (42.57%) Perl
7 42 (41.58%) Amazon AWS
8 38 (37.62%) Jenkins
9 37 (36.63%) Apache
10 35 (34.65%) Tomcat
10 35 (34.65%) MySQL
10 35 (34.65%) DevOps
11 34 (33.66%) Java
12 33 (32.67%) Puppet
13 31 (30.69%) SQL
14 30 (29.70%) Windows
14 30 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (28.71%) Git (software)
16 28 (27.72%) Apache Cassandra
17 26 (25.74%) LAMP
17 26 (25.74%) Web Services
17 26 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (24.75%) MongoDB
19 24 (23.76%) AWS CloudFormation
19 24 (23.76%) VMware
20 23 (22.77%) JBoss
20 23 (22.77%) Nagios
20 23 (22.77%) Open Source
21 22 (21.78%) PHP

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 37 (36.63%) Apache
2 35 (34.65%) Tomcat
3 23 (22.77%) JBoss
4 12 (11.88%) OpenStack
5 11 (10.89%) IIS
5 11 (10.89%) nginx
6 8 (7.92%) SAS
7 5 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (4.95%) Jetty
8 3 (2.97%) CMS
8 3 (2.97%) Drupal
8 3 (2.97%) Gunicorn
8 3 (2.97%) uWSGI
8 3 (2.97%) WordPress
9 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.98%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.98%) MediaWiki
9 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Office
1 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (41.58%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (23.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 19 (18.81%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (18.81%) Amazon S3
3 19 (18.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 17 (16.83%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (6.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.97%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.99%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.99%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.99%) Route 53
7 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.80%) DNS
2 15 (14.85%) LDAP
3 14 (13.86%) SMTP
4 11 (10.89%) IMAP
5 10 (9.90%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (9.90%) HTTP
6 9 (8.91%) DHCP
6 9 (8.91%) Firewall
6 9 (8.91%) iSCSI
7 8 (7.92%) MRTG
7 8 (7.92%) SNMP
7 8 (7.92%) VPN
8 5 (4.95%) BGP
8 5 (4.95%) FTP
8 5 (4.95%) Network Security
8 5 (4.95%) OSPF
8 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.96%) Kerberos
9 4 (3.96%) LAN
9 4 (3.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (34.65%) MySQL
2 28 (27.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 25 (24.75%) MongoDB
4 18 (17.82%) Amazon RDS
5 16 (15.84%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (7.92%) MariaDB
6 8 (7.92%) Redis
7 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.95%) Couchbase
8 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.98%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.99%) Big Data
11 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (37.62%) Jenkins
2 29 (28.71%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.87%) Subversion
4 8 (7.92%) JIRA
5 5 (4.95%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.97%) Hudson
7 3 (2.97%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.97%) Sublime Text
8 2 (1.98%) Ant
8 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.98%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.98%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.98%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.98%) Maven
8 2 (1.98%) Trac
9 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.99%) Gradle
9 1 (0.99%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.99%) Selenium
General
1 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.96%) Finance
3 3 (2.97%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (26.73%) Administrator
2 24 (23.76%) Linux Engineer
3 23 (22.77%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (19.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (14.85%) Developer
6 14 (13.86%) Linux Administrator
7 12 (11.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (9.90%) AWS Administrator
9 6 (5.94%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Linux Scripter
9 6 (5.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (4.95%) DBA
10 5 (4.95%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) MySQL DBA
10 5 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Consultant
11 4 (3.96%) Perl Developer
12 3 (2.97%) Network Administrator
12 3 (2.97%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.74%) LAMP
1 26 (25.74%) Web Services
2 13 (12.87%) .NET
2 13 (12.87%) CSS
3 11 (10.89%) HTML
3 11 (10.89%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
4 7 (6.93%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (6.93%) XML
5 6 (5.94%) Django
6 5 (4.95%) Java EE
6 5 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (3.96%) JMX
7 4 (3.96%) jQuery
7 4 (3.96%) Memcached
7 4 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (3.96%) Swagger
8 3 (2.97%) POSIX
8 3 (2.97%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) User Experience
2 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Clustering
4 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.98%) IVR
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.98%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.98%) Wiki
6 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.99%) BBC
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) Derivative
6 1 (0.99%) iDTV
6 1 (0.99%) PKI
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.99%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 97 (96.04%) Linux
2 45 (44.55%) Ubuntu
3 43 (42.57%) CentOS
4 30 (29.70%) Windows
5 21 (20.79%) Unix
6 17 (16.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.93%) Mac OS
7 7 (6.93%) SUSE
8 6 (5.94%) Solaris
9 5 (4.95%) Windows Server
10 4 (3.96%) Fedora
10 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.98%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.98%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) DevOps
2 30 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (22.77%) Open Source
5 12 (11.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (10.89%) Software Delivery
7 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.94%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.95%) Auto-Scaling
10 5 (4.95%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.95%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.95%) Database Tuning
10 5 (4.95%) High Availability
10 5 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.95%) Web Development
11 4 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.96%) Scrum
12 3 (2.97%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 62 (61.39%) Python
2 47 (46.53%) Bash Shell
3 43 (42.57%) Perl
4 34 (33.66%) Java
5 31 (30.69%) SQL
6 22 (21.78%) PHP
7 18 (17.82%) Shell Script
8 15 (14.85%) Ruby
9 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
10 11 (10.89%) Korn
11 10 (9.90%) Go
12 9 (8.91%) C
13 8 (7.92%) C++
14 2 (1.98%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.99%) PHP 7
15 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.97%) CCNA
3 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) MCSE
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.99%) RHCE
5 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.84%) SLA
2 10 (9.90%) QA
3 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (13.86%) KVM
3 13 (12.87%) NFS
3 13 (12.87%) Squid
4 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
4 10 (9.90%) iptables
4 10 (9.90%) Sendmail
5 9 (8.91%) Postfix
6 7 (6.93%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (6.93%) Samba
7 6 (5.94%) Dovecot
7 6 (5.94%) SpamAssassin
8 5 (4.95%) Docker
9 4 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.97%) vSphere
11 2 (1.98%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (1.98%) Gluster
11 2 (1.98%) Varnish
11 2 (1.98%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (32.67%) Puppet
2 23 (22.77%) Nagios
3 22 (21.78%) Cacti
4 13 (12.87%) HAProxy
5 11 (10.89%) Ansible
6 10 (9.90%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (7.92%) OpenNebula
8 5 (4.95%) Bacula
8 5 (4.95%) ZABBIX
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (2.97%) Backup Exec
10 3 (2.97%) Graphite
10 3 (2.97%) Kibana
10 3 (2.97%) logstash
10 3 (2.97%) systemd
11 2 (1.98%) ArcSight ESM
11 2 (1.98%) CFEngine
11 2 (1.98%) Salt
11 2 (1.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (1.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (45.54%) Red Hat
2 24 (23.76%) VMware
3 12 (11.88%) Oracle
4 7 (6.93%) Cisco
4 7 (6.93%) Google
5 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.95%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.96%) HP
7 4 (3.96%) Symantec
8 3 (2.97%) Supermicro
9 2 (1.98%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.98%) CA
9 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.98%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.98%) Juniper
9 2 (1.98%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.98%) SAP
9 2 (1.98%) Zend
10 1 (0.99%) Adobe
10 1 (0.99%) IBM
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