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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 558 511 512
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +1
Contract jobs citing Debian 51 80 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.15% 0.087%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.65% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 70 18
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£375 £425 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £291 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.13%
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
12024 12262 10948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.91% 23.17% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7056 6974 5951
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1020 1010
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

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 6 July 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 27 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 6 July 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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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 -39 51 £375 -11.76% 44
West Midlands - 20 £350 -
Birmingham - 18 £350 -
East of England - 13 £315 - 6
Cambridgeshire - 10 £315 - 3
London -32 8 £475 -5.00% 19
Cambridge - 5 £315 - 3
North West - 5 £475 - 3
Burnley - 4 £475 -
Lancashire - 4 £475 -
City of London -10 3 £425 -5.55% 9
South West -27 2 £248 -39.07% 2
Essex - 2 £500 -
Hampshire -1 1 £263 +31.25% 2
South East -16 1 £263 +31.25% 7
Bristol -19 1 £320 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire -27 1 £418 +34.83% 7
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
Gloucester - 1 £175 -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 3
Warwick - 1 - -
York - 1 £418 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £175 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £275 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £418 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 115 (99.14%) Linux
2 68 (58.62%) Red Hat
3 59 (50.86%) Python
3 59 (50.86%) Ubuntu
4 45 (38.79%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (37.93%) SQL Server
5 44 (37.93%) CentOS
5 44 (37.93%) Git (software)
6 41 (35.34%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (33.62%) VMware
7 39 (33.62%) Puppet
7 39 (33.62%) Windows
8 36 (31.03%) Subversion
9 35 (30.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (30.17%) Apache
9 35 (30.17%) Microsoft
9 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
10 34 (29.31%) DevOps
11 30 (25.86%) Jenkins
11 30 (25.86%) Bash Shell
12 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (23.28%) MySQL
13 27 (23.28%) Perl
14 26 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
15 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (18.97%) Postfix
17 21 (18.10%) Hudson
17 21 (18.10%) UNIX
17 21 (18.10%) Firewall
17 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003

Debian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 35 (30.17%) Apache
2 19 (16.38%) nginx
3 17 (14.66%) IIS
4 16 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 13 (11.21%) MS Exchange
5 13 (11.21%) Confluence
5 13 (11.21%) MediaWiki
6 7 (6.03%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (5.17%) Tomcat
7 6 (5.17%) OpenStack
7 6 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.31%) Zope
8 5 (4.31%) Plone
8 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.72%) Jetty
9 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Tridion
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.86%) Heroku
3 1 (0.86%) Route 53
3 1 (0.86%) IaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.10%) Firewall
2 20 (17.24%) DNS
2 20 (17.24%) LDAP
3 14 (12.07%) Network Security
4 13 (11.21%) VPN
5 12 (10.34%) LAN
5 12 (10.34%) WAN
5 12 (10.34%) DHCP
6 9 (7.76%) IPv6
6 9 (7.76%) IPsec
6 9 (7.76%) OSPF
6 9 (7.76%) BGP
6 9 (7.76%) EIGRP
7 8 (6.90%) SAN
8 7 (6.03%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.31%) HTTP
10 5 (4.31%) SMTP
10 5 (4.31%) Internet
10 5 (4.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (38.79%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (37.93%) SQL Server
3 27 (23.28%) MySQL
4 11 (9.48%) MongoDB
5 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.31%) Redis
7 4 (3.45%) Riak
7 4 (3.45%) Big Data
7 4 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.45%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.45%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.86%) SQLite
9 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 44 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 36 (31.03%) Subversion
3 30 (25.86%) Jenkins
4 21 (18.10%) Hudson
5 19 (16.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (12.93%) JIRA
6 15 (12.93%) Selenium
7 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.86%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.86%) BitKeeper
8 1 (0.86%) TestLink
8 1 (0.86%) Robot Framework
General
1 5 (4.31%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.86%) Back Office
3 1 (0.86%) Electronics
3 1 (0.86%) Law
3 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.86%) Advertising
3 1 (0.86%) Banking
3 1 (0.86%) Billing
3 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.55%) Linux Engineer
2 24 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (18.10%) Developer
4 19 (16.38%) Python Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Administrator
6 15 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (12.93%) Linux Administrator
7 12 (10.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (8.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.76%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (6.03%) Senior Developer
11 7 (6.03%) Senior Python Developer
11 7 (6.03%) Linux Support
12 6 (5.17%) Linux Consultant
12 6 (5.17%) Consultant
12 6 (5.17%) Analyst
13 5 (4.31%) Support Engineer
13 5 (4.31%) Applications Support
13 5 (4.31%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.38%) Django
1 19 (16.38%) Flask
2 15 (12.93%) RESTful
3 10 (8.62%) .NET
4 9 (7.76%) LAMP
5 7 (6.03%) Web Services
6 4 (3.45%) XML
7 2 (1.72%) POSIX
8 1 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.86%) Symfony
8 1 (0.86%) Catalyst
8 1 (0.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.21%) Wiki
3 9 (7.76%) Clustering
4 7 (6.03%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (4.31%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.86%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) DTV
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.86%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 115 (99.14%) Linux
2 59 (50.86%) Ubuntu
3 44 (37.93%) CentOS
4 39 (33.62%) Windows
5 35 (30.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (18.10%) UNIX
6 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.45%) SUSE
9 3 (2.59%) VMS
9 3 (2.59%) AIX
9 3 (2.59%) Solaris
9 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.72%) Android
11 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.86%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.34%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (29.31%) DevOps
3 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.24%) Scrum
4 20 (17.24%) MVC
5 19 (16.38%) TDD
5 19 (16.38%) BDD
5 19 (16.38%) Mentoring
6 17 (14.66%) Configuration Management
6 17 (14.66%) ITIL
7 16 (13.79%) Load Balancing
8 15 (12.93%) Test Automation
9 13 (11.21%) SOA
9 13 (11.21%) Microservices
9 13 (11.21%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 12 (10.34%) Build Automation
11 10 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (8.62%) TOGAF
12 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.86%) Python
2 30 (25.86%) Bash Shell
3 27 (23.28%) Perl
4 20 (17.24%) Ruby
5 18 (15.52%) SQL
6 17 (14.66%) PHP
7 13 (11.21%) Java
8 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.03%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.59%) Scala
11 2 (1.72%) AWK
11 2 (1.72%) C
11 2 (1.72%) C++
12 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.86%) C-shell
12 1 (0.86%) Korn
12 1 (0.86%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) CCNA
1 14 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.76%) MCSA
3 8 (6.90%) MCSE
3 8 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (5.17%) Degree
5 5 (4.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (4.31%) RHCE
6 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.45%) LPIC
7 1 (0.86%) MCITP
7 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) VCAP
7 1 (0.86%) CCA
7 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.86%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.97%) Postfix
4 18 (15.52%) Samba
5 16 (13.79%) iptables
6 10 (8.62%) XenServer
7 7 (6.03%) Terminal Server
8 5 (4.31%) qmail
8 5 (4.31%) vSphere
9 4 (3.45%) Xen
10 3 (2.59%) SpamAssassin
10 3 (2.59%) Docker
11 2 (1.72%) NFS
11 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.72%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.86%) Snort
12 1 (0.86%) vCloud
12 1 (0.86%) Corosync
12 1 (0.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 39 (33.62%) Puppet
2 26 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (15.52%) ZABBIX
4 13 (11.21%) Salt
5 11 (9.48%) Ansible
5 11 (9.48%) Vagrant
6 10 (8.62%) Nagios
7 5 (4.31%) SELinux
8 4 (3.45%) Cacti
8 4 (3.45%) Munin
8 4 (3.45%) Graphite
9 3 (2.59%) Ganeti
9 3 (2.59%) OSSEC
9 3 (2.59%) Bcfg2
10 2 (1.72%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.72%) logstash
10 2 (1.72%) Kibana
11 1 (0.86%) collectd
11 1 (0.86%) SCCM
11 1 (0.86%) Iperf
Vendors
1 68 (58.62%) Red Hat
2 39 (33.62%) VMware
3 35 (30.17%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.21%) Cisco
5 12 (10.34%) Oracle
6 11 (9.48%) Citrix
7 9 (7.76%) HP
8 7 (6.03%) EMC
9 6 (5.17%) Rackspace
10 5 (4.31%) F5
10 5 (4.31%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.45%) Dell
11 4 (3.45%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.45%) Dell Compellent
12 3 (2.59%) NetApp
13 2 (1.72%) Akamai
13 2 (1.72%) Sun
14 1 (0.86%) Fidessa
14 1 (0.86%) SAP
14 1 (0.86%) Reuters
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