The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Debian 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Debian
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
524 388 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.92% 18.59% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 205 221
Average daily rate £303 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 59 46
Average hourly rate £16.16 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £22.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Debian across the West Midlands region.

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Debian
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - -
Debian
England

Debian
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware