Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 772 712 788
Rank change year-on-year -60 +76 -51
Contract jobs citing Debian 74 113 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.13% 0.089%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.63% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 93 73
England median daily rate £475 £401 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.60% -7.93% +16.00%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £302
90th Percentile £614 £535 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +15.85% -3.53% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 19,771 17,844 22,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.90% 20.41% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,443 11,288 14,357
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £213
90th Percentile £613 £590 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,364 1,054 1,225
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.52 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.09% +2.10%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.28 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.49% -1.33% +2.10%

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 16 July 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
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 16 July 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 -36 28 £528 +15.93% 34
South East -65 21 £475 +18.60% 12
North of England -29 14 £394 -7.35% 13
North West -34 7 £463 +8.82% 6
East of England +9 4 £450 +20.00% 7
North East +4 4 £325 - 5
South West +2 4 £475 +35.71% 1
Midlands -17 3 - - 6
Yorkshire -17 3 £394 -6.80% 2
West Midlands - 2 - - 5
East Midlands -1 1 - -
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (60.81%) Python
3 42 (56.76%) Ubuntu
4 37 (50.00%) DevOps
5 36 (48.65%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (47.30%) Git (software)
7 34 (45.95%) CentOS
7 34 (45.95%) Windows
8 31 (41.89%) VMware
9 30 (40.54%) Bash Shell
10 29 (39.19%) Red Hat
10 29 (39.19%) Java
10 29 (39.19%) Ansible
11 28 (37.84%) Puppet
11 28 (37.84%) Ruby
12 26 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (35.14%) Apache
13 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (32.43%) MySQL
14 24 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
15 22 (29.73%) Unix
16 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
16 21 (28.38%) Terraform
17 20 (27.03%) SQL
17 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (25.68%) Open Source
18 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
19 18 (24.32%) Perl

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 26 (35.14%) Apache
2 14 (18.92%) IIS
3 13 (17.57%) nginx
3 13 (17.57%) Tomcat
4 9 (12.16%) Jetty
5 7 (9.46%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (8.11%) Mongrel
6 6 (8.11%) WebSphere
7 5 (6.76%) Confluence
7 5 (6.76%) JBoss
8 4 (5.41%) OpenStack
9 3 (4.05%) Apache Solr
9 3 (4.05%) Apache Spark
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.70%) GlassFish
11 1 (1.35%) ColdFusion
11 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (48.65%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (16.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (12.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (8.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (8.11%) Rackspace Cloud
6 6 (8.11%) Sumo Logic
7 5 (6.76%) AWS CloudTrail
7 5 (6.76%) Google App Engine
8 4 (5.41%) Amazon S3
9 3 (4.05%) OpenShift
10 2 (2.70%) Slack
11 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (1.35%) G Suite
11 1 (1.35%) Office 365
11 1 (1.35%) Route 53
11 1 (1.35%) Serverless
11 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) HTTP
2 11 (14.86%) Firewall
2 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.51%) SSH
4 9 (12.16%) VPN
4 9 (12.16%) WAN
5 7 (9.46%) DNS
5 7 (9.46%) SAN
6 5 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.76%) DHCP
6 5 (6.76%) IP Telephony
7 4 (5.41%) BGP
7 4 (5.41%) Junos
7 4 (5.41%) LAN
7 4 (5.41%) NetScaler
7 4 (5.41%) OSPF
7 4 (5.41%) SSL
7 4 (5.41%) VLAN
8 3 (4.05%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.43%) MySQL
2 13 (17.57%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.16%) Hadoop
4 7 (9.46%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.76%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (6.76%) Big Data
5 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.05%) Redis
7 2 (2.70%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.70%) SQLite
8 1 (1.35%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 35 (47.30%) Git (software)
2 18 (24.32%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.22%) Maven
4 11 (14.86%) Subversion
4 11 (14.86%) Vagrant
5 10 (13.51%) JIRA
5 10 (13.51%) Mercurial
6 9 (12.16%) Ant
6 9 (12.16%) Gradle
7 8 (10.81%) MSBuild
8 7 (9.46%) Selenium
8 7 (9.46%) TeamCity
9 5 (6.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (6.76%) CruiseControl
10 4 (5.41%) WebDriver
11 3 (4.05%) ClearCase
11 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
11 3 (4.05%) FishEye
11 3 (4.05%) IntelliJ
11 3 (4.05%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Legal
2 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (14.86%) Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Administrator
3 10 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (12.16%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (9.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.11%) Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Linux Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Python Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (5.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) JSON
2 9 (12.16%) LAMP
2 9 (12.16%) XML
3 7 (9.46%) Spring
4 6 (8.11%) Hibernate
4 6 (8.11%) HTML
4 6 (8.11%) JRuby
4 6 (8.11%) Node.js
4 6 (8.11%) Servlets
5 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (5.41%) LDAP
5 4 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.05%) .NET
6 3 (4.05%) CGI
6 3 (4.05%) CSS
6 3 (4.05%) JMS
6 3 (4.05%) SOAP
6 3 (4.05%) STL
6 3 (4.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.46%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.41%) User Experience
5 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.05%) Derivative
5 3 (4.05%) Replication
6 2 (2.70%) Clustering
6 2 (2.70%) Equities
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.70%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (2.70%) Wiki
7 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (56.76%) Ubuntu
3 34 (45.95%) CentOS
3 34 (45.95%) Windows
4 26 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (29.73%) Unix
6 11 (14.86%) Windows Server
7 6 (8.11%) Fedora
7 6 (8.11%) SUSE
8 5 (6.76%) Android
9 4 (5.41%) Mac OS X
10 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
10 3 (4.05%) CoreOS
11 2 (2.70%) AIX
11 2 (2.70%) HPUX
11 2 (2.70%) Solaris
12 1 (1.35%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.35%) Slackware
12 1 (1.35%) VMS
12 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) DevOps
2 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (25.68%) Open Source
4 11 (14.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (14.86%) Scrum
5 10 (13.51%) Deployment Automation
5 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
5 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.46%) Open Source Development
8 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.11%) TDD
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (6.76%) Decision-Making
10 4 (5.41%) High Availability
10 4 (5.41%) Kanban
10 4 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.81%) Python
2 30 (40.54%) Bash Shell
3 29 (39.19%) Java
4 28 (37.84%) Ruby
5 20 (27.03%) SQL
6 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
6 18 (24.32%) Perl
7 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
8 14 (18.92%) C++
9 11 (14.86%) Shell Script
10 10 (13.51%) PHP
11 6 (8.11%) Go
12 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL
13 4 (5.41%) Groovy
13 4 (5.41%) Scala
14 3 (4.05%) C
14 3 (4.05%) Clojure
14 3 (4.05%) ClojureScript
14 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
14 3 (4.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 6 (8.11%) GCP
3 2 (2.70%) MiFID
4 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.16%) Docker
2 9 (12.16%) KVM
2 9 (12.16%) Xen
3 8 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (8.11%) VirtualBox
5 5 (6.76%) NFS
5 5 (6.76%) Samba
5 5 (6.76%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
6 4 (5.41%) Varnish
7 3 (4.05%) Ceph
7 3 (4.05%) iptables
7 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.70%) GlusterFS
8 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.70%) Squid
9 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.35%) oVirt
9 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (39.19%) Ansible
2 28 (37.84%) Puppet
3 24 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (28.38%) Terraform
5 16 (21.62%) Nagios
6 12 (16.22%) Salt
7 10 (13.51%) HAProxy
7 10 (13.51%) SELinux
8 8 (10.81%) Kibana
9 7 (9.46%) logstash
9 7 (9.46%) Packer
10 6 (8.11%) Grafana
10 6 (8.11%) Graylog
11 5 (6.76%) Kubernetes
12 4 (5.41%) ZABBIX
13 3 (4.05%) Prometheus
14 2 (2.70%) collectd
14 2 (2.70%) Graphite
14 2 (2.70%) Icinga
14 2 (2.70%) Observium
Vendors
1 31 (41.89%) VMware
2 29 (39.19%) Red Hat
3 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
4 14 (18.92%) Splunk
5 10 (13.51%) Google
5 10 (13.51%) Oracle
6 9 (12.16%) Cisco
7 7 (9.46%) New Relic
8 6 (8.11%) AppDynamics
8 6 (8.11%) Perforce
8 6 (8.11%) Rackspace
9 5 (6.76%) Hortonworks
10 4 (5.41%) Juniper
11 3 (4.05%) Cloudera
11 3 (4.05%) SaltStack
11 3 (4.05%) Sybase
12 2 (2.70%) Dell
12 2 (2.70%) Ericsson
12 2 (2.70%) NetApp
12 2 (2.70%) WSO2