Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 746 771 806
Rank change year-on-year +25 +35 -107
Contract jobs citing Debian 105 95 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.097% 0.060%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 0.45% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 71 51
England median daily rate £419 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £306 £260
90th Percentile £538 £506 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £418
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.32% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +181.25% - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +181.25% - -

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 19864 21078 22283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.93% 21.52% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12779 13446 13257
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £570
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1205 1191 1815
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.15
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +4.10%

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 22 November 2017.

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
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 22 November 2017. 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 -36 39 £450 - 10
South East +10 31 £400 +4.92% 7
North of England +81 22 £425 +3.03% 6
North West +17 14 £425 - 4
South West +8 6 £306 -12.50%
Yorkshire +25 4 £423 +25.19% 2
North East - 4 £325 -
West Midlands +28 3 £850 - 4
Midlands +25 3 £850 - 4
East of England -11 3 £375 +3.45% 2
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for Debian.

1 105 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (54.29%) Ubuntu
3 54 (51.43%) Python
4 46 (43.81%) Ansible
5 42 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 41 (39.05%) Red Hat
7 40 (38.10%) Bash Shell
8 35 (33.33%) DevOps
8 35 (33.33%) CentOS
9 34 (32.38%) Windows
10 31 (29.52%) Apache
10 31 (29.52%) Puppet
11 30 (28.57%) Unix
12 28 (26.67%) Jenkins
13 26 (24.76%) Docker
13 26 (24.76%) Configuration Management
13 26 (24.76%) VMware
13 26 (24.76%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (20.95%) Java
16 21 (20.00%) MySQL
16 21 (20.00%) KVM
17 20 (19.05%) LDAP
18 19 (18.10%) DNS
18 19 (18.10%) Opscode Chef
19 18 (17.14%) LXC
19 18 (17.14%) Windows Server
19 18 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (15.24%) Maven
20 16 (15.24%) AWS CloudFormation

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 31 (29.52%) Apache
2 15 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.62%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.62%) nginx
4 6 (5.71%) IIS
5 4 (3.81%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.81%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.86%) Jetty
7 2 (1.90%) CMS
7 2 (1.90%) MediaWiki
7 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.95%) JBoss
8 1 (0.95%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.76%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (15.24%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (7.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (3.81%) GitHub
6 4 (3.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.86%) Route 53
8 2 (1.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.90%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (1.90%) IaaS
8 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.95%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.95%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.95%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.05%) LDAP
2 19 (18.10%) DNS
3 13 (12.38%) Firewall
4 12 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 10 (9.52%) HTTP
6 8 (7.62%) Wireless
7 7 (6.67%) VPN
7 7 (6.67%) WAN
8 6 (5.71%) LAN
9 5 (4.76%) IPsec
10 4 (3.81%) CTI
10 4 (3.81%) DHCP
10 4 (3.81%) HTTPS
10 4 (3.81%) PBX
10 4 (3.81%) RTP
10 4 (3.81%) SAN
10 4 (3.81%) SNMP
10 4 (3.81%) Softphone
10 4 (3.81%) SSH
10 4 (3.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) MySQL
2 9 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.90%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.90%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.90%) Impala
6 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.95%) Big Data
7 1 (0.95%) HBase
7 1 (0.95%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 42 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 28 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 16 (15.24%) Maven
4 11 (10.48%) JIRA
5 9 (8.57%) Vagrant
6 8 (7.62%) Eclipse
6 8 (7.62%) GitLab
7 7 (6.67%) Subversion
8 4 (3.81%) Artifactory
8 4 (3.81%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.86%) Ant
9 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.86%) MSBuild
9 3 (2.86%) Selenium
9 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.90%) Codeship
10 2 (1.90%) git-flow
10 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (12.38%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Banking
2 3 (2.86%) Games
2 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Legal
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.95%) Electronics
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (27.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (22.86%) Administrator
3 23 (21.90%) Linux Administrator
4 21 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (19.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
7 13 (12.38%) AWS Engineer
7 13 (12.38%) Developer
8 12 (11.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 11 (10.48%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 9 (8.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 8 (7.62%) Java Developer
12 8 (7.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 8 (7.62%) Software Engineer
13 6 (5.71%) Network Engineer
13 6 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
13 6 (5.71%) Web Developer
14 5 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) Web Services
2 11 (10.48%) LAMP
2 11 (10.48%) XML
3 10 (9.52%) CSS
3 10 (9.52%) HTML
4 8 (7.62%) AngularJS
4 8 (7.62%) Drools
4 8 (7.62%) Java EE
4 8 (7.62%) jBPM
4 8 (7.62%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (7.62%) Polymer
4 8 (7.62%) React
5 7 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (3.81%) JTAPI
6 4 (3.81%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (3.81%) RFC 2833
6 4 (3.81%) TAPI
7 3 (2.86%) .NET
7 3 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.90%) Clustering
3 2 (1.90%) Derivative
3 2 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.90%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (0.95%) CCTV
4 1 (0.95%) CMDB
4 1 (0.95%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.95%) PKI
4 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) Robotics
4 1 (0.95%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.95%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (54.29%) Ubuntu
3 35 (33.33%) CentOS
4 34 (32.38%) Windows
5 30 (28.57%) Unix
6 18 (17.14%) Windows Server
7 14 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (9.52%) Windows 7
9 9 (8.57%) Windows 10
9 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (6.67%) Mac OS
10 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (5.71%) Fedora
12 5 (4.76%) Solaris
13 4 (3.81%) AIX
13 4 (3.81%) FreeBSD
14 3 (2.86%) CoreOS
14 3 (2.86%) SUSE
15 2 (1.90%) VMS
15 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.33%) DevOps
2 26 (24.76%) Configuration Management
3 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.38%) Scrum
5 12 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 10 (9.52%) Analytics
7 9 (8.57%) Machine Learning
8 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.62%) Open Source
8 8 (7.62%) Stochastic Modelling
9 6 (5.71%) Test Automation
9 6 (5.71%) Web Development
10 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.81%) High Availability
11 4 (3.81%) Issue Tracking
11 4 (3.81%) Presales
11 4 (3.81%) Process Management
11 4 (3.81%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (51.43%) Python
2 40 (38.10%) Bash Shell
3 22 (20.95%) Java
4 12 (11.43%) Perl
4 12 (11.43%) Ruby
4 12 (11.43%) SQL
5 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.71%) PHP
7 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.90%) AWK
8 2 (1.90%) C
8 2 (1.90%) C#
8 2 (1.90%) C++
8 2 (1.90%) ES6
8 2 (1.90%) sed
9 1 (0.95%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.81%) Degree
5 3 (2.86%) CCNA
5 3 (2.86%) CCNP
5 3 (2.86%) JNCIA
5 3 (2.86%) JNCIS
5 3 (2.86%) RHCE
6 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.95%) GCUX
6 1 (0.95%) GCWN
6 1 (0.95%) GSEC
6 1 (0.95%) MCSA
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) GCP
2 5 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.81%) PA-DSS
4 3 (2.86%) SLA
5 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 26 (24.76%) Docker
2 21 (20.00%) KVM
3 18 (17.14%) LXC
3 18 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (12.38%) Samba
5 10 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.76%) VirtualBox
7 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.86%) pfSense
7 3 (2.86%) Xen
8 2 (1.90%) Apache Flume
8 2 (1.90%) Firmware
8 2 (1.90%) HDFS
8 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.90%) iptables
8 2 (1.90%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.90%) vSphere
8 2 (1.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 46 (43.81%) Ansible
2 31 (29.52%) Puppet
3 19 (18.10%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (14.29%) Packer
4 15 (14.29%) Terraform
5 8 (7.62%) Kibana
5 8 (7.62%) logstash
6 7 (6.67%) HAProxy
6 7 (6.67%) Kubernetes
7 5 (4.76%) Nagios
7 5 (4.76%) SELinux
7 5 (4.76%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.86%) Rancher
8 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.90%) Bcfg2
9 2 (1.90%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.90%) Grafana
9 2 (1.90%) Icinga
9 2 (1.90%) Oozie
Vendors
1 41 (39.05%) Red Hat
2 26 (24.76%) VMware
3 13 (12.38%) Cisco
4 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.67%) Citrix
5 7 (6.67%) Juniper
5 7 (6.67%) Oracle
6 6 (5.71%) Aruba
6 6 (5.71%) HP
6 6 (5.71%) NetApp
7 4 (3.81%) EMC
8 3 (2.86%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.86%) Dell
8 3 (2.86%) F5
8 3 (2.86%) hybris
8 3 (2.86%) Motorola
8 3 (2.86%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.86%) Veritas
9 2 (1.90%) Google
9 2 (1.90%) New Relic