Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 703 759
Rank change year-on-year -54 +56 -54
Contract jobs citing Debian 80 96 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.57% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 83 72
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £278
90th Percentile £650 £615 £598
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
England median hourly rate £32.50 - £50.00
10th Percentile £31.25 - £47.50
90th Percentile £33.75 - £52.50
UK median hourly rate £32.50 - £50.00

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 19,126 16,976 21,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.76% 20.35% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,163 10,805 13,334
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £210
90th Percentile £615 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,235 1,004 1,285
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +5.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +5.20%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -47 35 £500 +17.65% 29
South East -52 24 £475 +11.76% 12
North of England 0 12 £381 +8.93% 13
North West -12 5 £419 +19.64% 4
North East +17 4 £325 - 3
Midlands -12 4 £350 -6.67% 4
South West +6 3 £500 +11.11% 7
West Midlands -20 3 £350 - 3
Yorkshire - 3 £394 - 6
East of England - 2 £375 - 4
East Midlands +7 1 - - 1
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (61.25%) Python
3 46 (57.50%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (55.00%) Ubuntu
4 44 (55.00%) Windows
5 43 (53.75%) DevOps
6 42 (52.50%) CentOS
7 41 (51.25%) Puppet
8 39 (48.75%) Ansible
9 37 (46.25%) Opscode Chef
10 34 (42.50%) Git (software)
11 32 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (40.00%) Bash Shell
12 31 (38.75%) Terraform
13 30 (37.50%) Apache
14 28 (35.00%) Red Hat
15 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (33.75%) Ruby
16 26 (32.50%) Java
17 25 (31.25%) VMware
17 25 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (30.00%) Jenkins
19 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
20 22 (27.50%) AWS CloudFormation
21 20 (25.00%) SQL
21 20 (25.00%) MySQL
21 20 (25.00%) nginx
21 20 (25.00%) PowerShell
21 20 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (23.75%) Google Cloud Platform

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 30 (37.50%) Apache
2 20 (25.00%) nginx
3 17 (21.25%) Tomcat
4 13 (16.25%) IIS
4 13 (16.25%) Jetty
5 11 (13.75%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (10.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (7.50%) Apache Spark
7 6 (7.50%) Mongrel
7 6 (7.50%) WebSphere
8 5 (6.25%) Confluence
8 5 (6.25%) JBoss
9 3 (3.75%) Apache Pig
9 3 (3.75%) Apache Solr
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 2 (2.50%) GlassFish
11 1 (1.25%) CMS
11 1 (1.25%) ColdFusion
11 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
11 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 46 (57.50%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (27.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (23.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (16.25%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (15.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (8.75%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (7.50%) Rackspace Cloud
8 6 (7.50%) Sumo Logic
9 5 (6.25%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (6.25%) Google App Engine
10 4 (5.00%) Amazon S3
11 3 (3.75%) OpenShift
12 2 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (2.50%) Route 53
12 2 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (1.25%) GitHub
13 1 (1.25%) IaaS
13 1 (1.25%) Office 365
13 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) HTTP
2 10 (12.50%) Firewall
2 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.25%) SSH
4 8 (10.00%) WAN
5 7 (8.75%) DNS
5 7 (8.75%) SAN
5 7 (8.75%) VPN
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.25%) IP Telephony
7 4 (5.00%) SSL
8 3 (3.75%) DHCP
8 3 (3.75%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.75%) LAN
8 3 (3.75%) VLAN
9 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.50%) Junos
9 2 (2.50%) NAS
9 2 (2.50%) SMS
9 2 (2.50%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) MySQL
2 12 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 11 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.00%) Big Data
5 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
7 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.75%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.75%) HBase
8 3 (3.75%) Impala
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.75%) Redis
8 3 (3.75%) Sqoop
9 2 (2.50%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.25%) Firebird
10 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (42.50%) Git (software)
2 24 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 15 (18.75%) Vagrant
4 12 (15.00%) Maven
5 11 (13.75%) Subversion
6 9 (11.25%) Ant
6 9 (11.25%) Gradle
6 9 (11.25%) JIRA
7 8 (10.00%) Mercurial
7 8 (10.00%) MSBuild
7 8 (10.00%) TeamCity
8 7 (8.75%) Selenium
9 5 (6.25%) CruiseControl
9 5 (6.25%) git-flow
10 4 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (5.00%) WebDriver
11 3 (3.75%) ClearCase
11 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.75%) IntelliJ
11 3 (3.75%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
3 2 (2.50%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (13.75%) Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (8.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (8.75%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (7.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Consultant
8 5 (6.25%) Linux Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Python Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Automation Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Hadoop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) JSON
2 7 (8.75%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (8.75%) HTML
2 7 (8.75%) LAMP
2 7 (8.75%) XML
3 6 (7.50%) JRuby
3 6 (7.50%) Node.js
3 6 (7.50%) Servlets
4 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.00%) jQuery
4 4 (5.00%) LDAP
4 4 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (5.00%) Spring
4 4 (5.00%) Web Services
5 3 (3.75%) Apache Camel
5 3 (3.75%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.75%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (3.75%) Play Framework
5 3 (3.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.75%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.75%) Derivative
6 3 (3.75%) User Experience
7 2 (2.50%) Clustering
7 2 (2.50%) Equities
7 2 (2.50%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.50%) Wiki
8 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (55.00%) Ubuntu
2 44 (55.00%) Windows
3 42 (52.50%) CentOS
4 32 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (23.75%) Windows Server
6 17 (21.25%) Unix
7 6 (7.50%) Fedora
8 4 (5.00%) CoreOS
8 4 (5.00%) FreeBSD
8 4 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 4 (5.00%) SUSE
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.75%) AIX
9 3 (3.75%) Android
9 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.50%) HPUX
10 2 (2.50%) Solaris
11 1 (1.25%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.75%) DevOps
2 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (18.75%) Scrum
5 14 (17.50%) Open Source
6 13 (16.25%) Test Automation
7 12 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (13.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (10.00%) Kanban
9 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
10 7 (8.75%) Open Source Development
11 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.50%) TDD
12 5 (6.25%) BDD
12 5 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (6.25%) Decision-Making
13 4 (5.00%) High Availability
13 4 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (61.25%) Python
2 32 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 27 (33.75%) Ruby
4 26 (32.50%) Java
5 20 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 20 (25.00%) SQL
6 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
7 16 (20.00%) Perl
8 12 (15.00%) C++
9 10 (12.50%) PHP
9 10 (12.50%) Shell Script
10 6 (7.50%) Go
11 5 (6.25%) Groovy
11 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
12 4 (5.00%) Scala
12 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
13 3 (3.75%) C
13 3 (3.75%) Clojure
13 3 (3.75%) ClojureScript
13 3 (3.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) GCP
2 7 (8.75%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (17.50%) Docker
3 9 (11.25%) Xen
4 8 (10.00%) KVM
5 7 (8.75%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (7.50%) VirtualBox
7 5 (6.25%) NFS
7 5 (6.25%) Samba
8 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (5.00%) Varnish
8 4 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (3.75%) Apache Flume
9 3 (3.75%) HDFS
9 3 (3.75%) iptables
9 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.75%) XenServer
10 2 (2.50%) Ceph
10 2 (2.50%) GlusterFS
10 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
10 2 (2.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 41 (51.25%) Puppet
2 39 (48.75%) Ansible
3 37 (46.25%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (38.75%) Terraform
5 12 (15.00%) Kibana
6 11 (13.75%) logstash
6 11 (13.75%) Nagios
6 11 (13.75%) Packer
7 10 (12.50%) HAProxy
7 10 (12.50%) Salt
8 9 (11.25%) SELinux
9 7 (8.75%) Kubernetes
10 6 (7.50%) Graylog
11 4 (5.00%) Grafana
12 3 (3.75%) Ambari
12 3 (3.75%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (3.75%) Oozie
12 3 (3.75%) ZABBIX
13 2 (2.50%) Cobbler
13 2 (2.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) Red Hat
2 25 (31.25%) VMware
3 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.75%) Oracle
5 14 (17.50%) Google
6 13 (16.25%) Splunk
7 8 (10.00%) Hortonworks
8 7 (8.75%) Cisco
8 7 (8.75%) New Relic
9 6 (7.50%) AppDynamics
9 6 (7.50%) Cloudera
9 6 (7.50%) Perforce
9 6 (7.50%) Rackspace
10 3 (3.75%) MapR
10 3 (3.75%) Sybase
11 2 (2.50%) Juniper
11 2 (2.50%) NetApp
11 2 (2.50%) SaltStack
11 2 (2.50%) WSO2
11 2 (2.50%) Zend