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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Debian Linux
Rank 612 598 552
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -46
Contract jobs citing Debian 49 51 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.089% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.42% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 67
Median daily rate £395 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £316 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.75

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
12004 12251 12386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.29% 21.45% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7621 7277 7020
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 953 1044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 29 July 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 26 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 29 July 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 -9 44 £419 +11.66% 42
London +9 25 £450 +5.88% 15
South East - 14 £331 - 15
Buckinghamshire - 6 £275 -
Scotland - 5 £266 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £266 -
Erskine - 4 £266 -
City of London +46 3 £475 +15.15% 3
East of England +13 3 £350 +11.11% 2
Berkshire - 3 £350 - 6
Aylesbury - 3 £300 -
West Midlands -42 2 £313 -10.71% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £313 -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Luton - 2 £350 -
Reading - 2 £331 - 4
Guildford - 2 - -
Worcester - 2 £313 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £350 - 1
Essex +1 1 £375 -25.00%
East Sussex - 1 £413 - 1
Kent - 1 £390 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
Brighton - 1 £413 -
Abingdon - 1 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 96 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (54.17%) Perl
3 49 (51.04%) Red Hat
4 46 (47.92%) Python
5 44 (45.83%) DevOps
6 42 (43.75%) Ubuntu
7 39 (40.63%) Puppet
8 38 (39.58%) MySQL
9 37 (38.54%) Apache
10 36 (37.50%) CentOS
11 31 (32.29%) VMware
12 30 (31.25%) PHP
13 28 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (29.17%) Bash Shell
14 27 (28.13%) Jenkins
14 27 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
15 26 (27.08%) LAMP
16 22 (22.92%) Windows
17 21 (21.88%) Nagios
18 20 (20.83%) Cacti
19 19 (19.79%) Git (software)
19 19 (19.79%) Unix
20 18 (18.75%) LDAP
20 18 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
20 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (17.71%) Java
21 17 (17.71%) DNS
22 16 (16.67%) Firewall
22 16 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 15 (15.63%) Ruby

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 (38.54%) Apache
2 15 (15.63%) OpenStack
3 13 (13.54%) Tomcat
4 11 (11.46%) nginx
5 7 (7.29%) JBoss
6 6 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (5.21%) Confluence
7 5 (5.21%) MediaWiki
8 4 (4.17%) SAS
9 3 (3.13%) lighttpd
10 2 (2.08%) IIS
11 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
11 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
11 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.04%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.21%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.13%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (3.13%) SaaS
3 3 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.08%) CloudFront
4 2 (2.08%) Route 53
5 1 (1.04%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.75%) LDAP
2 17 (17.71%) DNS
3 16 (16.67%) Firewall
4 14 (14.58%) SMTP
5 13 (13.54%) HTTP
6 10 (10.42%) DHCP
6 10 (10.42%) Internet
6 10 (10.42%) Network Security
6 10 (10.42%) VPN
7 8 (8.33%) IPv6
8 7 (7.29%) FTP
8 7 (7.29%) SNMP
9 6 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (6.25%) Kerberos
9 6 (6.25%) LAN
9 6 (6.25%) MRTG
10 5 (5.21%) iSCSI
10 5 (5.21%) WAN
11 4 (4.17%) IPv4
11 4 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (39.58%) MySQL
2 18 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.29%) Redis
4 6 (6.25%) MariaDB
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.04%) Big Data
9 1 (1.04%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 27 (28.13%) Jenkins
2 19 (19.79%) Git (software)
3 14 (14.58%) Subversion
4 8 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 7 (7.29%) Hudson
5 7 (7.29%) JIRA
6 4 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.13%) Ant
7 3 (3.13%) Maven
7 3 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.04%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.04%) GoCD
8 1 (1.04%) Gradle
8 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.04%) Selenium
8 1 (1.04%) Trac
8 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.25%) Finance
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
4 3 (3.13%) Publishing
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (38.54%) Linux Engineer
2 28 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (16.67%) Administrator
4 14 (14.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 13 (13.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (11.46%) AWS Engineer
7 11 (11.46%) Developer
7 11 (11.46%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 8 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) DBA
10 5 (5.21%) MySQL DBA
10 5 (5.21%) Perl Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Head of DevOps
12 3 (3.13%) Consultant
12 3 (3.13%) Linux Specialist
12 3 (3.13%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.08%) LAMP
2 12 (12.50%) CSS
3 11 (11.46%) HTML
3 11 (11.46%) XML
4 8 (8.33%) Django
5 7 (7.29%) LAPP Stack
5 7 (7.29%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (6.25%) Web Services
7 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.21%) ELK Stack
7 5 (5.21%) Regular Expression
8 4 (4.17%) Laravel
9 3 (3.13%) J2EE
9 3 (3.13%) Middleware
9 3 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (2.08%) SOAP
10 2 (2.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.29%) Clustering
3 5 (5.21%) User Experience
3 5 (5.21%) Wiki
4 4 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.17%) Derivative
4 4 (4.17%) PKI
4 4 (4.17%) Replication
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) iPad
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.04%) IVR
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.04%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (43.75%) Ubuntu
3 36 (37.50%) CentOS
4 22 (22.92%) Windows
5 19 (19.79%) Unix
6 16 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (13.54%) Windows Server
8 10 (10.42%) SUSE
9 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (6.25%) Mac OS
11 3 (3.13%) Fedora
11 3 (3.13%) Solaris
11 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.04%) AIX
12 1 (1.04%) HPUX
12 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) DevOps
2 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (13.54%) Load Balancing
3 13 (13.54%) Open Source
4 11 (11.46%) High Availability
5 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.21%) Database Tuning
7 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.17%) Release Management
9 3 (3.13%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.13%) Network Design
9 3 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (3.13%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.13%) Web Development
10 2 (2.08%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 52 (54.17%) Perl
2 46 (47.92%) Python
3 30 (31.25%) PHP
4 28 (29.17%) Bash Shell
5 17 (17.71%) Java
6 15 (15.63%) Ruby
7 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
7 13 (13.54%) Shell Script
8 9 (9.38%) SQL
9 7 (7.29%) C
9 7 (7.29%) C++
9 7 (7.29%) Korn
10 2 (2.08%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) CCNA
1 5 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (5.21%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.08%) RHCE
4 1 (1.04%) MCSE
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 28 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.63%) Postfix
3 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
3 11 (11.46%) Squid
4 9 (9.38%) iptables
4 9 (9.38%) KVM
5 7 (7.29%) Docker
5 7 (7.29%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (6.25%) Sendmail
6 6 (6.25%) SpamAssassin
6 6 (6.25%) XenServer
7 5 (5.21%) NFS
7 5 (5.21%) Samba
7 5 (5.21%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.17%) Dovecot
8 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.17%) vSphere
9 2 (2.08%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (2.08%) Gluster
9 2 (2.08%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (40.63%) Puppet
2 21 (21.88%) Nagios
3 20 (20.83%) Cacti
4 14 (14.58%) Ansible
5 10 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (9.38%) ZABBIX
7 7 (7.29%) OpenNebula
8 6 (6.25%) HAProxy
9 4 (4.17%) Kibana
9 4 (4.17%) logstash
9 4 (4.17%) Munin
10 3 (3.13%) Graphite
10 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
11 2 (2.08%) Grafana
11 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
11 2 (2.08%) OpenNMS
11 2 (2.08%) Salt
11 2 (2.08%) Zenoss
12 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (51.04%) Red Hat
2 31 (32.29%) VMware
3 11 (11.46%) Oracle
4 7 (7.29%) Juniper
5 6 (6.25%) Citrix
6 5 (5.21%) HP
7 4 (4.17%) Google
8 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.08%) Adobe
9 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.08%) Cisco
9 2 (2.08%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.08%) Symantec
10 1 (1.04%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.04%) Dot Hill
10 1 (1.04%) Hortonworks
10 1 (1.04%) Nexenta
10 1 (1.04%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.04%) Percona
10 1 (1.04%) Veeam