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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 529 550 540
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs citing Debian 66 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.054% 0.063%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 17 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +29.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 12
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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
12669 11921 11222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.60% 23.05% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7523 6672 5927
Average daily rate £353 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1111 1085 1140
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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 +25 66 £400 +6.66% 40
London +39 46 £400 - 18
City of London +34 16 £400 +11.49% 2
South East -12 9 £363 -6.45% 8
Berkshire - 5 £363 - 3
North West -4 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -12 3 £250 -16.66% 4
Reading - 3 £294 - 1
East of England -11 2 £325 -7.14% 5
South West -30 2 £463 +68.18% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £237 - 2
Leeds - 2 £237 - 2
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Somerset -4 1 £500 +81.81%
Bristol -11 1 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire -14 1 £325 -7.14% 1
Hampshire -24 1 £375 -6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £320 - 2
Surrey - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 2
York - 1 £320 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Salford - - - -
Slough - - - -

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 141 (99.30%) Linux
2 95 (66.90%) Red Hat
3 80 (56.34%) Puppet
4 79 (55.63%) MySQL
5 78 (54.93%) Ubuntu
6 74 (52.11%) DevOps
7 68 (47.89%) Opscode Chef
8 66 (46.48%) Apache
9 65 (45.77%) PHP
10 64 (45.07%) CentOS
11 61 (42.96%) Perl
12 58 (40.85%) Python
12 58 (40.85%) Bash Shell
13 50 (35.21%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (32.39%) LAMP
15 44 (30.99%) Nagios
16 42 (29.58%) Jenkins
17 41 (28.87%) Web Services
17 41 (28.87%) Java
18 38 (26.76%) MongoDB
18 38 (26.76%) NoSQL
18 38 (26.76%) VMware
19 35 (24.65%) Hudson
20 34 (23.94%) Salt
20 34 (23.94%) Ruby
20 34 (23.94%) ZABBIX
21 33 (23.24%) UNIX
22 32 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
22 32 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
23 31 (21.83%) Firewall

Debian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 66 (46.48%) Apache
2 22 (15.49%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (14.79%) nginx
4 16 (11.27%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.63%) CMS
5 8 (5.63%) Drupal
5 8 (5.63%) Confluence
5 8 (5.63%) MediaWiki
6 5 (3.52%) WordPress
7 4 (2.82%) JBoss
7 4 (2.82%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.11%) Moodle
9 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.41%) Magnolia
9 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.70%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.70%) Jetty
10 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.41%) Route 53
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.83%) Firewall
2 19 (13.38%) VPN
3 16 (11.27%) LDAP
4 15 (10.56%) Internet
5 14 (9.86%) Network Security
5 14 (9.86%) TCP/IP
6 13 (9.15%) DNS
6 13 (9.15%) WAN
7 12 (8.45%) DHCP
8 11 (7.75%) HTTP
8 11 (7.75%) LAN
9 8 (5.63%) SAN
9 8 (5.63%) EIGRP
9 8 (5.63%) OSPF
9 8 (5.63%) BGP
9 8 (5.63%) IPsec
9 8 (5.63%) IPv6
10 5 (3.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (2.82%) SSL
12 3 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (55.63%) MySQL
2 38 (26.76%) MongoDB
2 38 (26.76%) NoSQL
3 24 (16.90%) Hadoop
4 23 (16.20%) CouchDB
4 23 (16.20%) Big Data
5 21 (14.79%) Riak
5 21 (14.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (11.97%) Relational Database
7 16 (11.27%) SQL Server
8 14 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.11%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.41%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.41%) Jackrabbit
10 2 (1.41%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.41%) Redis
10 2 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (29.58%) Jenkins
2 35 (24.65%) Hudson
3 26 (18.31%) Git (software)
4 22 (15.49%) Subversion
5 12 (8.45%) JIRA
6 2 (1.41%) Selenium
6 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.41%) Firebug
7 1 (0.70%) Behat
7 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.70%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.70%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.70%) Ant
7 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (4.23%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Billing
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (30.28%) Linux Engineer
2 39 (27.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (18.31%) Architect
4 24 (16.90%) Developer
5 22 (15.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 21 (14.79%) Systems Administrator
6 21 (14.79%) DevOps Architect
7 17 (11.97%) Administrator
8 15 (10.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 14 (9.86%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) PHP Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Python Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Lead Architect
13 5 (3.52%) Linux Support Engineer
13 5 (3.52%) Linux Support
13 5 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (3.52%) Software Engineer
13 5 (3.52%) Support Engineer
14 3 (2.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.39%) LAMP
2 41 (28.87%) Web Services
3 17 (11.97%) HTML
4 10 (7.04%) CSS
4 10 (7.04%) jQuery
5 8 (5.63%) SOAP
6 6 (4.23%) Ajax
6 6 (4.23%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (2.82%) XML
7 4 (2.82%) Spring
7 4 (2.82%) Symfony
7 4 (2.82%) OAuth
7 4 (2.82%) Backbone.js
8 3 (2.11%) Ember.js
8 3 (2.11%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.11%) REST
8 3 (2.11%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.11%) Django
8 3 (2.11%) JSP
8 3 (2.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.31%) Open Source
2 9 (6.34%) Clustering
3 8 (5.63%) Wiki
4 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.52%) Replication
5 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.11%) VLE
6 2 (1.41%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.41%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.41%) Derivative
6 2 (1.41%) iSeries
6 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.70%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) Arduino
7 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 141 (99.30%) Linux
2 78 (54.93%) Ubuntu
3 64 (45.07%) CentOS
4 33 (23.24%) UNIX
5 28 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (18.31%) Windows
7 19 (13.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (4.23%) Solaris
10 5 (3.52%) SUSE
11 4 (2.82%) SELinux
12 3 (2.11%) Scientific Linux
13 2 (1.41%) AIX
14 1 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.70%) Android
14 1 (0.70%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.70%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.11%) DevOps
2 50 (35.21%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (18.31%) OO
4 21 (14.79%) Software Engineering
5 20 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (9.86%) Configuration Management
6 14 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (9.15%) Build Automation
8 11 (7.75%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (7.04%) Data Modelling
9 10 (7.04%) Load Balancing
10 8 (5.63%) MVC
10 8 (5.63%) Database Theory
10 8 (5.63%) Relational Database Theory
11 7 (4.93%) ITIL
11 7 (4.93%) Service Management
12 6 (4.23%) TDD
12 6 (4.23%) Software Architecture
12 6 (4.23%) OO PHP
13 5 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.77%) PHP
2 61 (42.96%) Perl
3 58 (40.85%) Python
3 58 (40.85%) Bash Shell
4 41 (28.87%) Java
5 34 (23.94%) Ruby
6 27 (19.01%) SQL
7 26 (18.31%) Shell Script
8 18 (12.68%) JavaScript
9 13 (9.15%) C++
10 12 (8.45%) C
11 6 (4.23%) PHP5
12 3 (2.11%) Erlang
13 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.41%) Korn
13 2 (1.41%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.70%) Golang
14 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.70%) VBScript
14 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) Degree
2 5 (3.52%) CCNA
2 5 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.70%) LPIC
4 1 (0.70%) RHCT
4 1 (0.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.70%) COBIT
2 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (14.79%) XenServer
3 16 (11.27%) Samba
4 13 (9.15%) Postfix
5 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
6 5 (3.52%) Varnish
7 4 (2.82%) NFS
7 4 (2.82%) Xen
7 4 (2.82%) KVM
8 3 (2.11%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.41%) Firmware
9 2 (1.41%) Squid
9 2 (1.41%) vSphere
9 2 (1.41%) Ceph
10 1 (0.70%) Corosync
10 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.70%) XenApp
10 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 80 (56.34%) Puppet
2 68 (47.89%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (30.99%) Nagios
4 34 (23.94%) Salt
4 34 (23.94%) ZABBIX
5 22 (15.49%) Cacti
6 13 (9.15%) Ansible
7 4 (2.82%) CFEngine
8 3 (2.11%) Zenoss
9 2 (1.41%) Ganglia
9 2 (1.41%) Capistrano
9 2 (1.41%) YUM
9 2 (1.41%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.41%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 95 (66.90%) Red Hat
2 38 (26.76%) VMware
3 22 (15.49%) Rackspace
4 16 (11.27%) Oracle
5 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.34%) Citrix
7 7 (4.93%) Zend
8 4 (2.82%) Dell
8 4 (2.82%) Splunk
9 3 (2.11%) Percona
9 3 (2.11%) F5
9 3 (2.11%) Atmel
9 3 (2.11%) Sun
10 2 (1.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.41%) EMC
10 2 (1.41%) HP
10 2 (1.41%) Cisco
10 2 (1.41%) Google
10 2 (1.41%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.41%) Scality
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