Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 761 739 770
Rank change year-on-year -22 +31 -46
Contract jobs citing Debian 85 91 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.093% 0.10% 0.089%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.45% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 74 62
England median daily rate £450 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +4.06%
10th Percentile £295 £313 £265
90th Percentile £651 £614 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
England median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +181.25% -68.00% -
10th Percentile £33.50 £15.50 £30.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £16.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +181.25% -68.00% -

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 19,049 18,356 21,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.77% 20.80% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,301 11,675 12,829
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £191
90th Percentile £620 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,152 1,138 1,657
England median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -0.96% +4.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.25 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.14 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +3.13%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Debian in England

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Debian in England

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian in England over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Debian in England

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Debian in England

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian in England over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 February 2018. 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 -37 40 £450 +5.88% 19
South East -30 27 £488 +2.63% 7
North of England +34 12 £388 -3.13% 6
North East - 6 £325 - 1
Midlands +10 5 £600 - 6
West Midlands +8 4 £600 - 5
North West +10 3 £425 +6.25% 5
Yorkshire - 3 £394 -
South West +3 1 £275 -21.43% 5
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (51.76%) Windows
2 44 (51.76%) Ubuntu
3 42 (49.41%) Puppet
3 42 (49.41%) Ansible
4 40 (47.06%) Python
5 37 (43.53%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (43.53%) DevOps
6 32 (37.65%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (36.47%) Red Hat
8 28 (32.94%) Apache
9 27 (31.76%) Git (software)
9 27 (31.76%) Terraform
10 26 (30.59%) Bash Shell
11 25 (29.41%) Windows Server
11 25 (29.41%) Jenkins
12 24 (28.24%) CentOS
12 24 (28.24%) MySQL
12 24 (28.24%) VMware
13 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (25.88%) AWS CloudFormation
14 21 (24.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (24.71%) Unix
15 19 (22.35%) Ruby
15 19 (22.35%) Google Cloud Platform
15 19 (22.35%) Docker
16 17 (20.00%) Tomcat
16 17 (20.00%) Java
17 16 (18.82%) SQL
17 16 (18.82%) LDAP

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 28 (32.94%) Apache
2 17 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 13 (15.29%) nginx
4 12 (14.12%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (8.24%) Jetty
6 6 (7.06%) IIS
7 5 (5.88%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.53%) Apache Pig
8 3 (3.53%) Apache Spark
8 3 (3.53%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.35%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.18%) CMS
10 1 (1.18%) Mongrel
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (1.18%) uWSGI
10 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 37 (43.53%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (25.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 19 (22.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (9.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (7.06%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (4.71%) Amazon S3
8 4 (4.71%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (4.71%) GitHub
9 3 (3.53%) Route 53
9 3 (3.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (2.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (2.35%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (2.35%) IaaS
11 1 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (1.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (1.18%) Google App Engine
11 1 (1.18%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) Firewall
2 12 (14.12%) DNS
3 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
4 10 (11.76%) SAN
5 9 (10.59%) HTTP
6 8 (9.41%) WAN
7 6 (7.06%) VPN
8 5 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.88%) IP Telephony
8 5 (5.88%) NAS
9 4 (4.71%) Asterisk PBX
9 4 (4.71%) CTI
9 4 (4.71%) HTTPS
9 4 (4.71%) IPsec
9 4 (4.71%) PBX
9 4 (4.71%) RTP
9 4 (4.71%) SMS
9 4 (4.71%) Softphone
9 4 (4.71%) SSH
9 4 (4.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) MySQL
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.71%) Big Data
5 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.53%) HBase
5 3 (3.53%) Impala
5 3 (3.53%) Sqoop
6 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.35%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.35%) Redis
7 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (31.76%) Git (software)
2 25 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.59%) Maven
4 8 (9.41%) JIRA
5 7 (8.24%) git-flow
6 6 (7.06%) Vagrant
7 5 (5.88%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.88%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.71%) Selenium
8 4 (4.71%) Subversion
8 4 (4.71%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.53%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.35%) Codeship
10 2 (2.35%) GitLab
11 1 (1.18%) Ant
11 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.18%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Publishing
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (25.88%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (21.18%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (15.29%) Administrator
4 13 (15.29%) AWS DevOps
4 13 (15.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (10.59%) Developer
7 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (10.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (10.59%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (9.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 8 (9.41%) Senior DevOps
8 8 (9.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.71%) HTML Developer
10 4 (4.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) LDAP
2 12 (14.12%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (14.12%) Web Services
3 8 (9.41%) XML
4 7 (8.24%) HTML
5 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.06%) CSS
5 6 (7.06%) LAMP
6 5 (5.88%) Drools
6 5 (5.88%) Java EE
6 5 (5.88%) jBPM
6 5 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (5.88%) Polymer
6 5 (5.88%) React
7 4 (4.71%) JTAPI
7 4 (4.71%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (4.71%) RFC 2833
7 4 (4.71%) TAPI
8 3 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.06%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.71%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Derivative
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) PKI
6 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (51.76%) Ubuntu
2 44 (51.76%) Windows
3 25 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 24 (28.24%) CentOS
5 21 (24.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (24.71%) Unix
6 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (8.24%) AIX
9 6 (7.06%) FreeBSD
9 6 (7.06%) SUSE
9 6 (7.06%) Windows 10
9 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.88%) Fedora
11 4 (4.71%) CoreOS
12 3 (3.53%) HPUX
12 3 (3.53%) Mac OS
12 3 (3.53%) Solaris
13 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) DevOps
2 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.47%) Scrum
4 12 (14.12%) Configuration Management
5 11 (12.94%) Open Source
6 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.24%) Analytics
8 7 (8.24%) BDD
9 6 (7.06%) Machine Learning
10 5 (5.88%) High Availability
10 5 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.88%) Stochastic Modelling
11 4 (4.71%) Kanban
11 4 (4.71%) Microservices
11 4 (4.71%) Presales
11 4 (4.71%) Process Management
12 3 (3.53%) TDD
12 3 (3.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.06%) Python
2 26 (30.59%) Bash Shell
3 19 (22.35%) Ruby
4 17 (20.00%) Java
5 16 (18.82%) SQL
6 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.06%) Perl
9 5 (5.88%) PHP
10 3 (3.53%) C
10 3 (3.53%) C++
11 2 (2.35%) Groovy
11 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.18%) Go
12 1 (1.18%) Scala
12 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) RHCE
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) GCP
2 5 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.88%) QA
3 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.71%) PA-DSS
4 3 (3.53%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (22.35%) Docker
2 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.94%) KVM
3 11 (12.94%) Samba
4 7 (8.24%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.06%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.71%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (4.71%) XenServer
7 3 (3.53%) Apache Flume
7 3 (3.53%) HDFS
7 3 (3.53%) iptables
7 3 (3.53%) LXC
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (3.53%) pfSense
7 3 (3.53%) VirtualBox
8 2 (2.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (2.35%) Ceph
8 2 (2.35%) GlusterFS
8 2 (2.35%) Varnish
8 2 (2.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (49.41%) Ansible
1 42 (49.41%) Puppet
2 32 (37.65%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (31.76%) Terraform
4 10 (11.76%) Kibana
4 10 (11.76%) logstash
5 9 (10.59%) HAProxy
5 9 (10.59%) Packer
6 7 (8.24%) Kubernetes
7 4 (4.71%) Nagios
7 4 (4.71%) vCenter Server
8 3 (3.53%) Ambari
8 3 (3.53%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (3.53%) Oozie
8 3 (3.53%) Rancher
8 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (2.35%) Icinga
9 2 (2.35%) Marathon
9 2 (2.35%) Mesos
9 2 (2.35%) SELinux
Vendors
1 31 (36.47%) Red Hat
2 24 (28.24%) VMware
3 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
4 12 (14.12%) Oracle
5 10 (11.76%) Cisco
6 8 (9.41%) Google
7 7 (8.24%) Citrix
8 4 (4.71%) NetApp
9 3 (3.53%) Cloudera
9 3 (3.53%) EMC
9 3 (3.53%) Hortonworks
9 3 (3.53%) MapR
9 3 (3.53%) Veritas
10 2 (2.35%) New Relic
11 1 (1.18%) Dell
11 1 (1.18%) HP
11 1 (1.18%) Juniper
11 1 (1.18%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.18%) SAP
11 1 (1.18%) Vyatta