The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 June 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.

Debian Linux
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 122 133
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11  
Contract jobs citing Debian 3 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.12% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.49% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £375 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £350 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.42% -  
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 the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 575 615 814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.99% 24.66% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 341 428
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 98 103
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Debian in the East of England

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Debian in the East of England

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Debian in the East of England

Debian
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Cambridgeshire - 2 £325 - 3
Hertfordshire -3 1 £450 -
Debian
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Debian.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) MediaWiki
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) MediaWiki
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) AWK
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) sed
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft