The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 512 525 545
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +20
Contract jobs citing Debian 81 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.084% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.66% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 19 21
Average daily rate
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£413 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £319
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.75 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 - -
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12342 11394 12107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.58% 22.33% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6992 6242 5951
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1027 1256
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 79 £413 +11.48% 59
London +24 38 £520 +15.55% 36
South West -3 26 £400 +45.45% 4
Bristol +1 24 £400 +45.45% 2
City of London +21 9 £420 +27.27% 12
South East -2 7 £200 -55.55% 11
Yorkshire +9 6 £310 -14.48% 2
South Yorkshire +5 5 £299 -
Hampshire - 5 £200 - 5
Sheffield - 4 £288 -
Basingstoke - 2 £250 - 1
Cambridgeshire -17 1 - - 1
East of England -39 1 - - 6
Wales - 1 £425 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £200 - 2
Somerset - 1 £413 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £380 - 2
Bath - 1 £413 - 1
Leeds - 1 £380 - 2
Reading - 1 £200 - 1
Sandwich - - - - 1
Barton-upon-Humber - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Stafford - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Woodbridge - - - - 1
York - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
Kent - - - - 1

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 137 (87.26%) Linux
2 96 (61.15%) Red Hat
3 94 (59.87%) MySQL
4 76 (48.41%) Puppet
5 75 (47.77%) Ubuntu
6 72 (45.86%) Bash Shell
7 66 (42.04%) PHP
8 65 (41.40%) Apache
9 62 (39.49%) Perl
10 61 (38.85%) DevOps
11 57 (36.31%) Python
12 56 (35.67%) CentOS
13 55 (35.03%) Java
13 55 (35.03%) LAMP
13 55 (35.03%) Opscode Chef
14 54 (34.39%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (33.76%) Jenkins
16 51 (32.48%) VMware
17 48 (30.57%) UNIX
17 48 (30.57%) Ruby
18 43 (27.39%) ZABBIX
19 40 (25.48%) Hudson
20 39 (24.84%) Amazon AWS
21 36 (22.93%) Git (software)
22 35 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
23 34 (21.66%) SQL
24 33 (21.02%) Windows
25 32 (20.38%) Firewall
26 31 (19.75%) Nagios
27 30 (19.11%) JIRA

Debian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 65 (41.40%) Apache
2 22 (14.01%) nginx
3 19 (12.10%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (10.19%) Tomcat
5 15 (9.55%) Confluence
6 13 (8.28%) MediaWiki
7 7 (4.46%) CMS
8 6 (3.82%) Magnolia
9 4 (2.55%) Node.js
9 4 (2.55%) Drupal
10 3 (1.91%) Moodle
10 3 (1.91%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.64%) IIS
12 1 (0.64%) Jetty
12 1 (0.64%) WordPress
12 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 39 (24.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.38%) Firewall
2 26 (16.56%) VPN
3 25 (15.92%) LDAP
4 17 (10.83%) LAN
4 17 (10.83%) WAN
4 17 (10.83%) Network Security
5 13 (8.28%) IPsec
5 13 (8.28%) IPv6
5 13 (8.28%) OSPF
5 13 (8.28%) BGP
5 13 (8.28%) EIGRP
6 11 (7.01%) Internet
7 10 (6.37%) DNS
8 7 (4.46%) DHCP
8 7 (4.46%) HTTP
9 5 (3.18%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.55%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.55%) Multicast
10 4 (2.55%) SAN
10 4 (2.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (59.87%) MySQL
2 27 (17.20%) Hadoop
3 25 (15.92%) Big Data
4 23 (14.65%) MongoDB
5 22 (14.01%) NoSQL
5 22 (14.01%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (12.10%) CouchDB
7 18 (11.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (11.46%) Riak
8 16 (10.19%) Relational Database
8 16 (10.19%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (5.73%) SQL Server
10 6 (3.82%) Jackrabbit
11 3 (1.91%) Redis
12 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.64%) KDB
13 1 (0.64%) DB2
13 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 53 (33.76%) Jenkins
2 40 (25.48%) Hudson
3 36 (22.93%) Git (software)
4 30 (19.11%) JIRA
5 20 (12.74%) Subversion
6 4 (2.55%) GDB
7 3 (1.91%) Automake
8 2 (1.27%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.27%) Maven
8 2 (1.27%) JUnit
8 2 (1.27%) JMeter
9 1 (0.64%) AnthillPro
9 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.64%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.64%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.64%) Mockito
9 1 (0.64%) Bazaar
9 1 (0.64%) Redmine
9 1 (0.64%) FishEye
General
1 12 (7.64%) Finance
2 3 (1.91%) Publishing
2 3 (1.91%) Military
3 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.64%) Legal
3 1 (0.64%) Back Office
3 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (31.21%) Administrator
2 48 (30.57%) Systems Administrator
3 37 (23.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (20.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 31 (19.75%) Linux Administrator
6 30 (19.11%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (12.10%) DBA
8 18 (11.46%) MySQL DBA
9 16 (10.19%) Developer
10 13 (8.28%) Architect
11 9 (5.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 8 (5.10%) DevOps Architect
13 7 (4.46%) Lead Architect
13 7 (4.46%) Software Engineer
13 7 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
14 5 (3.18%) Python Developer
15 4 (2.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 4 (2.55%) Tester
15 4 (2.55%) Penetration Tester
16 3 (1.91%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (35.03%) LAMP
2 27 (17.20%) Web Services
3 8 (5.10%) HTML
4 5 (3.18%) XML
4 5 (3.18%) jQuery
5 4 (2.55%) OAuth
5 4 (2.55%) CSS
5 4 (2.55%) SOAP
5 4 (2.55%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.91%) Spring
6 3 (1.91%) Symfony
6 3 (1.91%) Zend Framework
6 3 (1.91%) Backbone.js
6 3 (1.91%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.27%) HTML5
7 2 (1.27%) REST
8 1 (0.64%) CSS3
8 1 (0.64%) Laravel
8 1 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.46%) Replication
2 13 (8.28%) Wiki
3 7 (4.46%) Open Source
4 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.55%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.91%) Clustering
5 3 (1.91%) VLE
5 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) STB
6 2 (1.27%) Derivative
6 2 (1.27%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.27%) Social Network
6 2 (1.27%) iPhone
6 2 (1.27%) iSeries
7 1 (0.64%) W3C
7 1 (0.64%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.64%) Physics
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 137 (87.26%) Linux
2 75 (47.77%) Ubuntu
3 56 (35.67%) CentOS
4 48 (30.57%) UNIX
5 33 (21.02%) Windows
6 30 (19.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (7.01%) Solaris
9 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (4.46%) SUSE
11 3 (1.91%) AIX
11 3 (1.91%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.64%) OpenSolaris
12 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.64%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.64%) Gentoo
12 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.85%) DevOps
2 54 (34.39%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (12.74%) Migration
4 19 (12.10%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (11.46%) Configuration Management
6 16 (10.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (10.19%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (8.92%) High Availability
8 13 (8.28%) Data Modelling
8 13 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (7.01%) Build Automation
10 9 (5.73%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.82%) Software Architecture
12 5 (3.18%) Web Development
12 5 (3.18%) Load Balancing
13 4 (2.55%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (2.55%) Reverse Engineering
13 4 (2.55%) MVC
14 3 (1.91%) Project Management
14 3 (1.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.86%) Bash Shell
2 66 (42.04%) PHP
3 62 (39.49%) Perl
4 57 (36.31%) Python
5 55 (35.03%) Java
6 48 (30.57%) Ruby
7 34 (21.66%) SQL
8 14 (8.92%) C
9 13 (8.28%) C++
9 13 (8.28%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.82%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.82%) Korn
11 2 (1.27%) PHP5
11 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.27%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.64%) C-shell
12 1 (0.64%) Lisp
12 1 (0.64%) Erlang
12 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.18%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.55%) Degree
2 4 (2.55%) CCNA
2 4 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.64%) RHCE
3 1 (0.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.64%) WAI
2 1 (0.64%) COBIT
2 1 (0.64%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (14.01%) Samba
2 22 (14.01%) XenServer
3 20 (12.74%) Postfix
4 7 (4.46%) Sendmail
4 7 (4.46%) KVM
5 6 (3.82%) NFS
5 6 (3.82%) Squid
6 4 (2.55%) Xen
7 3 (1.91%) Varnish
7 3 (1.91%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.64%) vCloud
8 1 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.64%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.64%) qmail
8 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 76 (48.41%) Puppet
2 55 (35.03%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (27.39%) ZABBIX
4 31 (19.75%) Nagios
5 29 (18.47%) Salt
6 27 (17.20%) Cacti
7 4 (2.55%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.91%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.27%) Hyperic
9 2 (1.27%) Ansible
9 2 (1.27%) YUM
9 2 (1.27%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 96 (61.15%) Red Hat
2 51 (32.48%) VMware
3 21 (13.38%) Rackspace
4 18 (11.46%) Oracle
5 15 (9.55%) Percona
6 14 (8.92%) Citrix
7 5 (3.18%) Cisco
8 4 (2.55%) Zend
9 3 (1.91%) JBoss
9 3 (1.91%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.91%) HP
9 3 (1.91%) Dell
9 3 (1.91%) Intel
10 2 (1.27%) Sun
10 2 (1.27%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.64%) Qualys
11 1 (0.64%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.64%) Akamai
11 1 (0.64%) Nokia
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