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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Debian Linux
Rank 600 629 559
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -70
Contract jobs citing Debian 50 26 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.044% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.21% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 60
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.85% -4.00%
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 across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11648 12500 12716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.47% 21.39% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7415 7358 7256
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 973 1065
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.24 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% +7.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.25 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 25 August 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 24 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 25 August 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 +17 49 £425 +6.25% 38
London -4 26 £450 +12.50% 9
South East - 14 £313 - 8
Berkshire - 7 £350 - 5
Buckinghamshire - 6 £275 -
North West +13 4 £425 +21.42% 3
Manchester 0 4 £425 +21.42% 3
Reading - 4 £331 - 4
York +8 3 £338 -19.25% 1
Yorkshire +6 3 £338 -19.25% 4
North Yorkshire +2 3 £338 -19.25% 1
Aylesbury - 3 £300 -
City of London +34 2 £500 +73.91% 2
East of England +14 2 £363 -27.50% 2
Essex +6 1 £375 -25.00%
Renfrewshire - 1 £300 -
Scotland - 1 £300 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
Luton - 1 £350 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Abingdon - 1 £450 -
Erskine - 1 £300 -

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (50.94%) DevOps
3 53 (50.00%) Perl
4 52 (49.06%) Red Hat
5 48 (45.28%) Python
6 46 (43.40%) Ubuntu
7 44 (41.51%) Puppet
8 40 (37.74%) MySQL
9 38 (35.85%) Apache
10 37 (34.91%) CentOS
11 33 (31.13%) Amazon AWS
12 29 (27.36%) VMware
12 29 (27.36%) Jenkins
13 28 (26.42%) PHP
14 27 (25.47%) LAMP
15 26 (24.53%) Bash Shell
15 26 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (18.87%) Java
17 19 (17.92%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
18 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (16.98%) Ruby
18 18 (16.98%) LDAP
18 18 (16.98%) DNS
19 17 (16.04%) Unix
19 17 (16.04%) Nagios
19 17 (16.04%) Firewall
19 17 (16.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 16 (15.09%) Cacti
20 16 (15.09%) Ansible

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 38 (35.85%) Apache
2 15 (14.15%) OpenStack
3 14 (13.21%) Tomcat
4 11 (10.38%) nginx
5 7 (6.60%) JBoss
6 6 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (4.72%) Confluence
7 5 (4.72%) MediaWiki
8 4 (3.77%) SAS
9 3 (2.83%) lighttpd
10 2 (1.89%) IIS
11 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.94%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (31.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.60%) Google Compute Engine
3 5 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.83%) SaaS
4 3 (2.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.89%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.89%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.89%) Route 53
6 1 (0.94%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.98%) DNS
1 18 (16.98%) LDAP
2 17 (16.04%) Firewall
3 14 (13.21%) SMTP
4 12 (11.32%) HTTP
5 11 (10.38%) Internet
6 10 (9.43%) DHCP
6 10 (9.43%) Network Security
6 10 (9.43%) VPN
7 8 (7.55%) IPv6
7 8 (7.55%) SNMP
8 7 (6.60%) FTP
9 6 (5.66%) Kerberos
9 6 (5.66%) LAN
10 5 (4.72%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (4.72%) iSCSI
10 5 (4.72%) WAN
11 4 (3.77%) EIGRP
11 4 (3.77%) IPsec
11 4 (3.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (37.74%) MySQL
2 19 (17.92%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.60%) Redis
4 6 (5.66%) MariaDB
5 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.94%) Big Data
9 1 (0.94%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 29 (27.36%) Jenkins
2 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.26%) Subversion
4 11 (10.38%) TeamCity
5 7 (6.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (6.60%) Hudson
5 7 (6.60%) Maven
6 6 (5.66%) Ant
6 6 (5.66%) JIRA
7 3 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.89%) Gradle
9 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.94%) GoCD
9 1 (0.94%) Selenium
9 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.66%) Finance
3 5 (4.72%) Publishing
4 4 (3.77%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (38.68%) Linux Engineer
2 39 (36.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (16.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 17 (16.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 15 (14.15%) Administrator
6 12 (11.32%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (11.32%) Developer
7 11 (10.38%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (9.43%) AWS DevOps
8 10 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (7.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) DBA
10 5 (4.72%) MySQL DBA
10 5 (4.72%) Perl Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Head of DevOps
11 4 (3.77%) Web Engineer
12 3 (2.83%) Automation Engineer
12 3 (2.83%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.47%) LAMP
2 13 (12.26%) CSS
3 12 (11.32%) HTML
3 12 (11.32%) XML
4 10 (9.43%) Django
5 8 (7.55%) LAPP Stack
6 7 (6.60%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.66%) J2EE
7 6 (5.66%) Web Services
8 5 (4.72%) ELK Stack
8 5 (4.72%) Regular Expression
8 5 (4.72%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (3.77%) Laravel
10 3 (2.83%) Middleware
10 3 (2.83%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (1.89%) SOAP
11 2 (1.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.60%) Clustering
2 7 (6.60%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.72%) Wiki
4 4 (3.77%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.77%) Derivative
4 4 (3.77%) PKI
4 4 (3.77%) Replication
4 4 (3.77%) User Experience
5 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.83%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.89%) iPad
7 1 (0.94%) BBC
7 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.94%) Fintech
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (43.40%) Ubuntu
3 37 (34.91%) CentOS
4 17 (16.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (16.04%) Unix
5 15 (14.15%) Windows
6 13 (12.26%) Windows Server
7 9 (8.49%) SUSE
8 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.83%) Fedora
9 3 (2.83%) Solaris
9 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.94%) AIX
10 1 (0.94%) HPUX
10 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.94%) DevOps
2 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (12.26%) Load Balancing
4 11 (10.38%) High Availability
5 9 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.49%) Open Source
6 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.66%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.72%) Database Tuning
8 5 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.72%) Release Management
8 5 (4.72%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.77%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.77%) Web Development
10 3 (2.83%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.83%) Network Design
10 3 (2.83%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.83%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 53 (50.00%) Perl
2 48 (45.28%) Python
3 28 (26.42%) PHP
4 26 (24.53%) Bash Shell
5 20 (18.87%) Java
6 18 (16.98%) Ruby
7 14 (13.21%) JavaScript
8 12 (11.32%) SQL
9 9 (8.49%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.77%) C
10 4 (3.77%) C++
11 3 (2.83%) Go
11 3 (2.83%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) CCNA
2 5 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.72%) RHCE
3 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.94%) MCSE
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 26 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (14.15%) Postfix
3 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
4 10 (9.43%) Squid
5 8 (7.55%) iptables
6 7 (6.60%) Docker
6 7 (6.60%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (5.66%) NFS
7 6 (5.66%) SpamAssassin
7 6 (5.66%) XenServer
8 5 (4.72%) KVM
8 5 (4.72%) Samba
8 5 (4.72%) Sendmail
8 5 (4.72%) VMware ESX
9 4 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.77%) vSphere
10 3 (2.83%) Dovecot
11 2 (1.89%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (1.89%) Gluster
11 2 (1.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 44 (41.51%) Puppet
2 17 (16.04%) Nagios
3 16 (15.09%) Ansible
3 16 (15.09%) Cacti
4 12 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (9.43%) ZABBIX
6 5 (4.72%) HAProxy
7 4 (3.77%) Kibana
7 4 (3.77%) logstash
7 4 (3.77%) Munin
8 3 (2.83%) Graphite
8 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.83%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.83%) OpenNebula
9 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.89%) Grafana
9 2 (1.89%) OpenNMS
9 2 (1.89%) Salt
9 2 (1.89%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.94%) Plesk
Vendors
1 52 (49.06%) Red Hat
2 29 (27.36%) VMware
3 11 (10.38%) Oracle
4 9 (8.49%) Google
5 7 (6.60%) Juniper
6 6 (5.66%) Citrix
7 4 (3.77%) HP
8 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.89%) Adobe
9 2 (1.89%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.89%) Cisco
9 2 (1.89%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.89%) Symantec
9 2 (1.89%) Veeam
10 1 (0.94%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.94%) Dot Hill
10 1 (0.94%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.94%) Nexenta
10 1 (0.94%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.94%) Percona
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