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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 523 507 507
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing Debian 82 74 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.088%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 0.62% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 61 21
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£350 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £315
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
12066 11925 9984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 22.64% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6972 6797 5367
Average daily rate £363 £350 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1043 953
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 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 26 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 26 May 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
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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 +8 82 £350 -22.22% 36
East of England - 23 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 21 £325 -
West Midlands - 20 £350 - 4
Birmingham - 18 £350 - 4
London -22 17 £366 -26.75% 15
Cambridge - 12 £325 -
City of London +5 11 £350 -22.22% 6
South West -1 6 £375 -11.76% 4
Bristol -2 6 £375 -11.76% 3
North West - 6 £488 - 2
Hampshire +9 5 £240 -17.94% 2
South East -13 5 £240 -21.63% 8
Yorkshire -16 4 £238 -16.29% 3
Farnborough - 4 £234 -
Lancashire - 4 £475 -
Leeds - 4 £238 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £238 - 1
Burnley - 4 £475 -
Chester - 2 £500 -
Cheshire - 2 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £275 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
Warwick - 1 - -

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 123 (99.19%) Linux
2 75 (60.48%) Red Hat
3 64 (51.61%) Python
4 62 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 51 (41.13%) CentOS
5 51 (41.13%) Git (software)
6 46 (37.10%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (37.10%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (35.48%) SQL Server
7 44 (35.48%) Puppet
8 41 (33.06%) Apache
9 39 (31.45%) DevOps
10 38 (30.65%) Windows
10 38 (30.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (30.65%) Subversion
11 37 (29.84%) VMware
12 36 (29.03%) Bash Shell
13 34 (27.42%) MySQL
13 34 (27.42%) Microsoft
13 34 (27.42%) Jenkins
14 33 (26.61%) Active Directory
15 32 (25.81%) Perl
16 30 (24.19%) Opscode Chef
17 28 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (20.97%) UNIX
19 25 (20.16%) PHP
19 25 (20.16%) Hudson
20 24 (19.35%) Postfix
20 24 (19.35%) Ruby
21 23 (18.55%) ZABBIX

Debian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 41 (33.06%) Apache
2 22 (17.74%) nginx
3 16 (12.90%) IIS
3 16 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 15 (12.10%) Confluence
4 15 (12.10%) MediaWiki
5 12 (9.68%) MS Exchange
6 10 (8.06%) OpenStack
7 7 (5.65%) Tomcat
7 7 (5.65%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (4.03%) Zope
9 5 (4.03%) Plone
10 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (2.42%) Jetty
12 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Tridion
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.61%) Route 53
2 2 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.74%) Firewall
1 22 (17.74%) LDAP
2 20 (16.13%) DNS
3 16 (12.90%) VPN
3 16 (12.90%) Network Security
4 14 (11.29%) LAN
4 14 (11.29%) WAN
5 12 (9.68%) IPsec
6 11 (8.87%) OSPF
6 11 (8.87%) BGP
6 11 (8.87%) EIGRP
6 11 (8.87%) DHCP
6 11 (8.87%) IPv6
7 7 (5.65%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (4.84%) SAN
9 5 (4.03%) SMTP
9 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.23%) Internet
10 4 (3.23%) HTTP
10 4 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (37.10%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (35.48%) SQL Server
3 34 (27.42%) MySQL
4 13 (10.48%) MongoDB
5 10 (8.06%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.65%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.84%) Riak
7 6 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.84%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.84%) CouchDB
7 6 (4.84%) Big Data
8 5 (4.03%) Redis
9 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.61%) OLTP
10 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 51 (41.13%) Git (software)
2 38 (30.65%) Subversion
3 34 (27.42%) Jenkins
4 25 (20.16%) Hudson
5 19 (15.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (13.71%) JIRA
7 15 (12.10%) Selenium
8 2 (1.61%) GitLab
9 1 (0.81%) BitKeeper
9 1 (0.81%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.81%) TestLink
9 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.81%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (4.03%) Finance
2 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.61%) Multimedia
2 2 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Billing
3 1 (0.81%) Back Office
3 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (23.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (20.97%) Linux Engineer
3 24 (19.35%) Developer
4 19 (15.32%) Administrator
4 19 (15.32%) Python Developer
5 17 (13.71%) Linux Administrator
6 15 (12.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (10.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 11 (8.87%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (7.26%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Linux Support
11 7 (5.65%) Senior Python Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Consultant
12 6 (4.84%) Linux Consultant
13 5 (4.03%) Linux Support Engineer
13 5 (4.03%) Support Engineer
13 5 (4.03%) Applications Support
14 4 (3.23%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.32%) Django
1 19 (15.32%) Flask
2 16 (12.90%) RESTful
3 12 (9.68%) LAMP
4 10 (8.06%) .NET
5 9 (7.26%) Web Services
6 5 (4.03%) XML
7 3 (2.42%) HTML
8 2 (1.61%) CSS
8 2 (1.61%) POSIX
8 2 (1.61%) jQuery
8 2 (1.61%) Laravel
8 2 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.81%) Catalyst
9 1 (0.81%) HTML5
9 1 (0.81%) Symfony
9 1 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.81%) Java EE
9 1 (0.81%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.10%) Wiki
3 10 (8.06%) Clustering
4 7 (5.65%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.23%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Eurex
7 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 123 (99.19%) Linux
2 62 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 51 (41.13%) CentOS
4 38 (30.65%) Windows
4 38 (30.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (20.97%) UNIX
6 22 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.03%) Solaris
9 4 (3.23%) SUSE
10 3 (2.42%) Android
10 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.42%) VMS
10 3 (2.42%) AIX
11 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.61%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.81%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.10%) Continuous Integration
2 39 (31.45%) DevOps
3 28 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (17.74%) MVC
5 20 (16.13%) Scrum
6 19 (15.32%) BDD
6 19 (15.32%) TDD
6 19 (15.32%) Mentoring
7 17 (13.71%) Configuration Management
8 16 (12.90%) Load Balancing
9 15 (12.10%) Test Automation
9 15 (12.10%) ITIL
10 14 (11.29%) Build Automation
11 13 (10.48%) Microservices
11 13 (10.48%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 13 (10.48%) SOA
12 12 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (8.06%) TOGAF
14 8 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (51.61%) Python
2 36 (29.03%) Bash Shell
3 32 (25.81%) Perl
4 25 (20.16%) PHP
5 24 (19.35%) Ruby
6 19 (15.32%) SQL
7 16 (12.90%) Java
8 8 (6.45%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.65%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.42%) Scala
11 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.61%) C
11 2 (1.61%) C++
11 2 (1.61%) PHP5
11 2 (1.61%) AWK
12 1 (0.81%) sed
12 1 (0.81%) C-shell
12 1 (0.81%) Korn
12 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (10.48%) CCNA
2 9 (7.26%) MCSA
2 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.45%) MCSE
3 8 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (6.45%) Degree
4 5 (4.03%) RHCE
5 4 (3.23%) LPIC
5 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) VCAP
6 1 (0.81%) MCITP
6 1 (0.81%) CCA
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (26.61%) Active Directory
2 24 (19.35%) Postfix
3 23 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (16.13%) Samba
5 18 (14.52%) iptables
6 12 (9.68%) XenServer
7 7 (5.65%) Terminal Server
8 5 (4.03%) Docker
8 5 (4.03%) qmail
8 5 (4.03%) Xen
9 4 (3.23%) vSphere
10 3 (2.42%) vCloud
10 3 (2.42%) SpamAssassin
10 3 (2.42%) NFS
11 2 (1.61%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.61%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.81%) KVM
12 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 44 (35.48%) Puppet
2 30 (24.19%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (18.55%) ZABBIX
4 16 (12.90%) Salt
5 14 (11.29%) Nagios
6 10 (8.06%) Vagrant
6 10 (8.06%) Ansible
7 7 (5.65%) Cacti
8 5 (4.03%) SELinux
8 5 (4.03%) Munin
9 4 (3.23%) Graphite
10 3 (2.42%) Bcfg2
10 3 (2.42%) Ganeti
11 2 (1.61%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.81%) collectd
12 1 (0.81%) Iperf
12 1 (0.81%) logstash
12 1 (0.81%) OSSEC
12 1 (0.81%) SCCM
12 1 (0.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 75 (60.48%) Red Hat
2 37 (29.84%) VMware
3 34 (27.42%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.48%) Citrix
4 13 (10.48%) Oracle
5 12 (9.68%) Cisco
6 8 (6.45%) HP
7 6 (4.84%) EMC
7 6 (4.84%) Rackspace
8 4 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.23%) F5
9 3 (2.42%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.42%) Dell
10 2 (1.61%) Sybase
10 2 (1.61%) Sun
10 2 (1.61%) NetApp
10 2 (1.61%) Akamai
11 1 (0.81%) Twitter
11 1 (0.81%) Scality
11 1 (0.81%) SaltStack
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