The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Debian skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Debian Linux
South East / Berkshire
Rank 86 125 130
Rank change year-on-year +39 +5  
Contract jobs citing Debian 15 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.81% 0.041% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.30% 0.20% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 3
Median daily rate £500 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +17.64% +30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Debian is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 283 507 562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 15.28% 20.69% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 303 287
Median daily rate £400 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 37
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Debian as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in Berkshire

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Debian in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Debian in Berkshire

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Debian in Berkshire

Debian
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Reading +34 15 £500 - 3
Debian
South East

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Debian.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (96.15%) CentOS
3 24 (92.31%) Python
4 23 (88.46%) Unix
4 23 (88.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (88.46%) Ubuntu
4 23 (88.46%) Bash Shell
5 22 (84.62%) Git (software)
6 21 (80.77%) SC Cleared
6 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
6 21 (80.77%) Java
6 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
6 21 (80.77%) SSH
6 21 (80.77%) SELinux
7 20 (76.92%) Ansible
7 20 (76.92%) DevOps
8 19 (73.08%) Hadoop
9 18 (69.23%) Prototyping
10 17 (65.38%) HTTP
11 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
11 16 (61.54%) ICMP
11 16 (61.54%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (42.31%) Open Source
13 6 (23.08%) Open Source Development
14 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
14 5 (19.23%) Big Data
15 4 (15.38%) Puppet
15 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
15 4 (15.38%) Docker
16 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.85%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) GitHub
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) SSH
2 17 (65.38%) HTTP
3 16 (61.54%) ICMP
3 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.85%) IMAP
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) MRTG
4 1 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) Hadoop
2 5 (19.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Hudson
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (38.46%) Python Developer
4 9 (34.62%) Consultant
4 9 (34.62%) DevOps Consultant
4 9 (34.62%) Java Consultant
4 9 (34.62%) Java Engineer
4 9 (34.62%) JavaScript Engineer
5 7 (26.92%) Open Source Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Hadoop Consultant
6 4 (15.38%) Hadoop Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Linux Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (7.69%) Open Source Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) CGI
2 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (96.15%) CentOS
3 23 (88.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (88.46%) Ubuntu
3 23 (88.46%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) DevOps
2 18 (69.23%) Prototyping
3 11 (42.31%) Open Source
4 6 (23.08%) Open Source Development
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.85%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Python
2 23 (88.46%) Bash Shell
3 21 (80.77%) Java
3 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) Korn
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) SC Cleared
1 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Ceph
2 1 (3.85%) Dovecot
2 1 (3.85%) iptables
2 1 (3.85%) KVM
2 1 (3.85%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.85%) Squid
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (80.77%) SELinux
2 20 (76.92%) Ansible
3 4 (15.38%) Puppet
4 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (11.54%) Terraform
5 1 (3.85%) Cacti
5 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.85%) Nagios
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (3.85%) RANCID
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) VMware