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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Debian Linux
UK
Rank 527 566 570
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +4
Contract jobs citing Debian 54 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.091%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.59% 0.48% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 35
Median daily rate £463 £350 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -16.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £266 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £299 £335
% change year-on-year
+58.99% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -
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
9195 10835 11549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.87% 21.34% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5819 6496 6800
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 601 814 940
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £36.00
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 22 January 2017.

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 21 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +36 51 £463 +32.14% 27
South East +27 23 £500 +73.91% 8
London -8 22 £425 +6.25% 10
Berkshire - 17 £500 - 2
Reading - 15 £500 -
City of London -5 4 £400 +6.31% 1
Surrey +20 3 £375 -11.76% 3
Wales - 3 £463 -
South Wales - 3 £463 -
Cardiff - 3 £463 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £450 - 2
North West +25 2 £350 -12.50% 5
Manchester +16 2 £350 -12.50% 5
Wiltshire - 2 £283 -
Swindon - 2 £283 -
Oxford - 2 £425 - 1
South West - 2 £283 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Telford - 1 - -

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 67 (63.21%) Ubuntu
3 59 (55.66%) CentOS
4 53 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 51 (48.11%) DevOps
6 49 (46.23%) Puppet
7 46 (43.40%) Python
8 43 (40.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (40.57%) Ansible
9 41 (38.68%) Jenkins
10 32 (30.19%) Bash Shell
10 32 (30.19%) Apache
11 29 (27.36%) Unix
12 25 (23.58%) Java
12 25 (23.58%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
13 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
14 22 (20.75%) Opscode Chef
14 22 (20.75%) MySQL
15 20 (18.87%) VMware
15 20 (18.87%) SC Cleared
15 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
15 20 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (17.92%) HTTP
17 18 (16.98%) TCP/IP
17 18 (16.98%) DNS
18 17 (16.04%) Nagios
18 17 (16.04%) Perl
19 16 (15.09%) SQL
19 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development

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 32 (30.19%) Apache
2 14 (13.21%) Tomcat
3 12 (11.32%) OpenStack
4 10 (9.43%) SAS
5 9 (8.49%) nginx
6 6 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.83%) Confluence
8 2 (1.89%) IIS
8 2 (1.89%) Jetty
9 1 (0.94%) JBoss
9 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.55%) GitHub
3 6 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.72%) Google Compute Engine
4 5 (4.72%) SaaS
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.89%) Route 53
5 2 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.94%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.92%) HTTP
2 18 (16.98%) DNS
2 18 (16.98%) TCP/IP
3 14 (13.21%) DHCP
3 14 (13.21%) SSH
4 11 (10.38%) SMTP
5 10 (9.43%) ICMP
5 10 (9.43%) iSCSI
6 9 (8.49%) Firewall
7 8 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (6.60%) IMAP
8 7 (6.60%) Internet
8 7 (6.60%) MRTG
9 6 (5.66%) LDAP
10 3 (2.83%) DDNS
10 3 (2.83%) SNMP
11 2 (1.89%) NAS
11 2 (1.89%) SAN
12 1 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.94%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.75%) MySQL
2 14 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (12.26%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.89%) Big Data
6 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.89%) Redis
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.94%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.94%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (38.68%) Jenkins
2 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.60%) Hudson
3 7 (6.60%) Maven
3 7 (6.60%) Subversion
4 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.77%) JIRA
5 3 (2.83%) Ant
5 3 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.83%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.89%) CMake
6 2 (1.89%) CodeNarc
6 2 (1.89%) GitLab
6 2 (1.89%) Spock
7 1 (0.94%) Gradle
7 1 (0.94%) Phabricator
7 1 (0.94%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.60%) Finance
3 2 (1.89%) Marketing
3 2 (1.89%) Publishing
4 1 (0.94%) Back Office
4 1 (0.94%) Electronics
4 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.94%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (35.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (28.30%) Linux Engineer
3 24 (22.64%) Administrator
4 19 (17.92%) Linux Administrator
4 19 (17.92%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (16.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 17 (16.04%) Developer
7 13 (12.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 13 (12.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 11 (10.38%) AWS Engineer
8 11 (10.38%) Java Developer
9 10 (9.43%) AWS DevOps
10 8 (7.55%) Consultant
10 8 (7.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 7 (6.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (6.60%) Python Developer
11 7 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (5.66%) DevOps Consultant
12 6 (5.66%) Java Consultant
12 6 (5.66%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) ELK Stack
2 7 (6.60%) LAMP
3 6 (5.66%) CSS
3 6 (5.66%) HTML
4 5 (4.72%) React
5 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.77%) Java EE
5 4 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (3.77%) Polymer
5 4 (3.77%) Web Services
5 4 (3.77%) XML
6 3 (2.83%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.83%) CGI
6 3 (2.83%) J2EE
6 3 (2.83%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.89%) FFmpeg
7 2 (1.89%) Kafka
7 2 (1.89%) Node.js
7 2 (1.89%) REST
7 2 (1.89%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.72%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.77%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.77%) User Experience
4 2 (1.89%) BBC
4 2 (1.89%) Fintech
4 2 (1.89%) Neural Network
4 2 (1.89%) Replication
4 2 (1.89%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.94%) Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Linux
2 67 (63.21%) Ubuntu
3 59 (55.66%) CentOS
4 43 (40.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (27.36%) Unix
6 7 (6.60%) Windows
7 6 (5.66%) SUSE
8 5 (4.72%) Solaris
9 4 (3.77%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.83%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.94%) AIX
12 1 (0.94%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.94%) HPUX
12 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.11%) DevOps
2 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.09%) Open Source
3 13 (12.26%) Prototyping
4 10 (9.43%) Scrum
5 9 (8.49%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.60%) Analytics
7 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.72%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.72%) Video Analytics
9 3 (2.83%) Microservices
9 3 (2.83%) Migration
9 3 (2.83%) Open Source Development
9 3 (2.83%) Web Development
10 2 (1.89%) Deep Learning
10 2 (1.89%) High Availability
10 2 (1.89%) Kanban
10 2 (1.89%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (1.89%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.40%) Python
2 32 (30.19%) Bash Shell
3 25 (23.58%) Java
4 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
5 17 (16.04%) Perl
6 16 (15.09%) SQL
7 13 (12.26%) Shell Script
8 10 (9.43%) Ruby
9 9 (8.49%) C
9 9 (8.49%) PHP
10 7 (6.60%) C++
10 7 (6.60%) Korn
11 3 (2.83%) Go
11 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.89%) ES6
12 2 (1.89%) Groovy
13 1 (0.94%) AWK
13 1 (0.94%) Scala
13 1 (0.94%) sed
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) SC Cleared
1 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) Degree
3 4 (3.77%) RHCE
4 2 (1.89%) CCNA
4 2 (1.89%) CCNP
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 20 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (15.09%) Docker
3 8 (7.55%) iptables
4 7 (6.60%) Dovecot
4 7 (6.60%) KVM
4 7 (6.60%) Sendmail
4 7 (6.60%) Squid
5 6 (5.66%) Postfix
6 4 (3.77%) NFS
7 3 (2.83%) Ceph
7 3 (2.83%) Samba
7 3 (2.83%) vSphere
7 3 (2.83%) Xen
8 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.94%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 49 (46.23%) Puppet
2 43 (40.57%) Ansible
3 22 (20.75%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (16.04%) Nagios
5 14 (13.21%) SELinux
6 12 (11.32%) Terraform
7 10 (9.43%) Cacti
8 9 (8.49%) HAProxy
9 7 (6.60%) Kibana
9 7 (6.60%) logstash
10 5 (4.72%) OpenNebula
11 4 (3.77%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (2.83%) Graphite
12 3 (2.83%) Kubernetes
12 3 (2.83%) systemd
13 2 (1.89%) Packer
13 2 (1.89%) PowerCLI
13 2 (1.89%) RANCID
14 1 (0.94%) Sysdig
14 1 (0.94%) vMotion
Vendors
1 53 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 20 (18.87%) VMware
3 7 (6.60%) Cisco
3 7 (6.60%) Google
4 5 (4.72%) Oracle
5 3 (2.83%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.83%) Citrix
5 3 (2.83%) Dell
5 3 (2.83%) F5
5 3 (2.83%) Splunk
6 2 (1.89%) HP
6 2 (1.89%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.94%) Apple
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.94%) New Relic
7 1 (0.94%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.94%) Percona
7 1 (0.94%) SAP
7 1 (0.94%) Twitter
7 1 (0.94%) Veeam
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