Period
to 12 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 12 June 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 615 560 751
Rank change year-on-year -55 +191 +30
Contract jobs citing Debian 17 26 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.066% 0.085%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.33% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 39
10th Percentile " £411 £263
25th Percentile £363 £425 £340
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £400
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -15.79%
75th Percentile £563 £525 £500
90th Percentile £700 £675 £577
UK median daily rate £550 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +15.79% +18.75% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK median hourly rate - - £31.25

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

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7,698 7,790 16,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.80% 19.89% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,043 5,187 10,674
10th Percentile £185 £150 £160
25th Percentile £341 £300 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.86%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £550
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 517 954
10th Percentile £11.94 £11.63 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.63 £13.63 £13.00
Median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.03
Median % change year-on-year +1.43% +2.76% -2.29%
75th Percentile £44.50 £22.25 £32.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.95
% change year-on-year - +3.24% -0.29%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Debian as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in England

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Debian in England.

Daily rate trend for Debian in England

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Debian in England over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Debian in England

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Debian in England.

Hourly rate trend for Debian in England

Debian
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 12 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -77 8 £600 +15.05% 13
South East +7 5 £388 -18.42% 5
Midlands - 2 - - 7
West Midlands - 2 - - 4
South West +24 1 £375 -14.29% 2
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Debian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Debian.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Kubernetes
4 7 (41.18%) Microservices
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
5 6 (35.29%) Migration
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) CentOS
5 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
5 6 (35.29%) Azure
5 6 (35.29%) Kafka
5 6 (35.29%) Docker
6 5 (29.41%) Grafana
6 5 (29.41%) Redis
6 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
6 5 (29.41%) VMS
7 4 (23.53%) Perl
7 4 (23.53%) JUnit
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Firewall
7 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
7 4 (23.53%) Spring MVC
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (23.53%) OpenStack
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Pig
3 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) nginx
4 1 (5.88%) uWSGI
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Azure
2 4 (23.53%) GCP
2 4 (23.53%) IaaS
2 4 (23.53%) PaaS
3 3 (17.65%) AWS
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (17.65%) SaaS
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Functions
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Storage
4 2 (11.76%) Serverless
5 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) SMTP
3 2 (11.76%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
1 5 (29.41%) Redis
2 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
3 3 (17.65%) DTS
3 3 (17.65%) MariaDB
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (11.76%) Data Lake
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) JUnit
2 4 (23.53%) Mockito
2 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.88%) TestRail
General
1 2 (11.76%) Social Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Cloud Developer
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
1 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Kafka
2 4 (23.53%) Akka
2 4 (23.53%) Memcached
2 4 (23.53%) RESTEasy
2 4 (23.53%) Spring
2 4 (23.53%) Spring MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Swagger
2 4 (23.53%) WireMock
3 3 (17.65%) LDAP
4 2 (11.76%) Django
5 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (5.88%) Celery
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
5 1 (5.88%) LAMP
5 1 (5.88%) Node.js
5 1 (5.88%) OpenJDK
5 1 (5.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
1 4 (23.53%) Private Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Native
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) CentOS
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
4 5 (29.41%) VMS
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.76%) Unix
7 1 (5.88%) Alpine Linux
7 1 (5.88%) CoreOS
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (5.88%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Microservices
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
4 3 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (17.65%) SIEM
4 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
5 2 (11.76%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) Scala
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.88%) C
7 1 (5.88%) Go
7 1 (5.88%) Java 8
7 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) LPIC
1 2 (11.76%) RHCE
1 2 (11.76%) RHCT
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) NFS
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Kubernetes
2 5 (29.41%) Grafana
3 2 (11.76%) Ansible
4 1 (5.88%) Puppet
4 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Google
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft
6 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
6 1 (5.88%) Cloudera
6 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (5.88%) Splunk