Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 777 718 786
Rank change year-on-year -59 +68 -14
Contract jobs citing Debian 94 116 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 0.62% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 89 81
England median daily rate £525 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.09% -5.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £343 £293 £308
90th Percentile £600 £504 £538
UK median daily rate £525 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +31.09% -5.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 19,530 18,748 21,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.80% 20.64% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,164 11,884 14,033
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
10th Percentile £175 £188 £213
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,413 1,120 1,142
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% +0.46%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.01 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.51% +6.06% +1.23%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -3 42 £528 +24.12% 29
South East -37 18 £475 +18.60% 11
South West -4 16 £450 +28.57% 6
North of England -35 11 £600 +41.18% 13
North West -25 6 £463 +8.82% 6
East of England +1 5 £438 +16.67% 9
North East -10 4 £600 +84.62% 2
Midlands - 2 - - 5
West Midlands - 2 - - 4
Yorkshire -17 1 - - 5
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (62.77%) Red Hat
3 57 (60.64%) Puppet
3 57 (60.64%) DevOps
4 55 (58.51%) Python
5 53 (56.38%) Amazon AWS
5 53 (56.38%) Ubuntu
6 52 (55.32%) Ansible
7 50 (53.19%) Git (software)
8 49 (52.13%) Opscode Chef
9 47 (50.00%) Windows
10 44 (46.81%) CentOS
11 42 (44.68%) Bash Shell
12 41 (43.62%) VMware
13 40 (42.55%) Apache
13 40 (42.55%) Terraform
14 38 (40.43%) Jenkins
14 38 (40.43%) Java
15 37 (39.36%) Microsoft Azure
16 34 (36.17%) PowerShell
17 31 (32.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 31 (32.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
18 30 (31.91%) Perl
19 29 (30.85%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (30.85%) AWS CloudFormation
20 27 (28.72%) Nagios
21 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
21 26 (27.66%) Splunk
22 25 (26.60%) Ruby

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 40 (42.55%) Apache
2 24 (25.53%) nginx
3 22 (23.40%) IIS
3 22 (23.40%) Tomcat
4 19 (20.21%) Jetty
4 19 (20.21%) Mongrel
4 19 (20.21%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.26%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.19%) Confluence
7 3 (3.19%) JBoss
7 3 (3.19%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.13%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.06%) CMS
9 1 (1.06%) ColdFusion
9 1 (1.06%) Drupal
9 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 53 (56.38%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (39.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (30.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 23 (24.47%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (18.09%) Sumo Logic
6 14 (14.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (8.51%) Rackspace Cloud
8 7 (7.45%) Google App Engine
9 6 (6.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (5.32%) AWS CloudTrail
11 4 (4.26%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (4.26%) Amazon S3
11 4 (4.26%) OpenShift
12 1 (1.06%) AWS Fargate
12 1 (1.06%) G Suite
12 1 (1.06%) Office 365
12 1 (1.06%) SaaS
12 1 (1.06%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.47%) HTTP
2 11 (11.70%) DNS
3 9 (9.57%) SSH
4 7 (7.45%) Firewall
5 5 (5.32%) BGP
5 5 (5.32%) DKIM
5 5 (5.32%) DMARC
5 5 (5.32%) iSCSI
5 5 (5.32%) OSPF
5 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.32%) VPN
6 4 (4.26%) Junos
6 4 (4.26%) MPLS
6 4 (4.26%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.19%) DHCP
7 3 (3.19%) IPFIX
7 3 (3.19%) MRTG
7 3 (3.19%) SNMP
7 3 (3.19%) TACACS
8 2 (2.13%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) MySQL
2 12 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.57%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.51%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.19%) SQLite
8 2 (2.13%) Big Data
8 2 (2.13%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.13%) Redis
9 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (53.19%) Git (software)
2 38 (40.43%) Jenkins
3 21 (22.34%) Maven
3 21 (22.34%) MSBuild
3 21 (22.34%) Vagrant
4 19 (20.21%) Ant
4 19 (20.21%) Gradle
4 19 (20.21%) TeamCity
5 18 (19.15%) CruiseControl
6 15 (15.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (12.77%) Mercurial
7 12 (12.77%) Subversion
8 11 (11.70%) Travis CI
9 6 (6.38%) JIRA
10 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.26%) Selenium
11 3 (3.19%) Robot Framework
12 2 (2.13%) gulp
12 2 (2.13%) PHPUnit
12 2 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Banking
2 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.06%) Games
3 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (36.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (24.47%) Administrator
3 20 (21.28%) Linux Administrator
4 18 (19.15%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (15.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 13 (13.83%) Azure Engineer
7 12 (12.77%) Azure DevOps
7 12 (12.77%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Consultant
9 7 (7.45%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Linux Developer
12 4 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Python Developer
12 4 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
12 4 (4.26%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) JRuby
1 19 (20.21%) Servlets
2 9 (9.57%) LAMP
3 7 (7.45%) HTML
3 7 (7.45%) JSON
3 7 (7.45%) LDAP
4 6 (6.38%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (6.38%) XML
5 5 (5.32%) SOAP
6 4 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (4.26%) REST
6 4 (4.26%) Web Services
7 3 (3.19%) .NET
7 3 (3.19%) Ajax
7 3 (3.19%) CSS
7 3 (3.19%) Kafka
7 3 (3.19%) Node.js
7 3 (3.19%) Spring
7 3 (3.19%) YAML
8 2 (2.13%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Computer Science
1 13 (13.83%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (6.38%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.32%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.19%) Clustering
4 3 (3.19%) Replication
5 2 (2.13%) Equities
5 2 (2.13%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.13%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (2.13%) Wiki
6 1 (1.06%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (56.38%) Ubuntu
3 47 (50.00%) Windows
4 44 (46.81%) CentOS
5 31 (32.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (20.21%) Fedora
7 18 (19.15%) Unix
8 10 (10.64%) CoreOS
9 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
10 5 (5.32%) SUSE
11 2 (2.13%) Android
11 2 (2.13%) Kali Linux
11 2 (2.13%) VMS
11 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.06%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.06%) Slackware
12 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (60.64%) DevOps
2 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (30.85%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (14.89%) Cloud Operations
6 12 (12.77%) Configuration Management
6 12 (12.77%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 11 (11.70%) Open Source
8 10 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (7.45%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.38%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.32%) Change Management
11 5 (5.32%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (5.32%) Validation
12 4 (4.26%) Deployment Automation
12 4 (4.26%) High Availability
12 4 (4.26%) Open Source Development
12 4 (4.26%) Performance Optimisation
12 4 (4.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 55 (58.51%) Python
2 42 (44.68%) Bash Shell
3 38 (40.43%) Java
4 34 (36.17%) PowerShell
5 30 (31.91%) Perl
6 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
7 25 (26.60%) Ruby
8 22 (23.40%) Go
9 19 (20.21%) C#
10 12 (12.77%) C++
10 12 (12.77%) PHP
10 12 (12.77%) SQL
11 10 (10.64%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.19%) Bourne shell
13 2 (2.13%) C
13 2 (2.13%) PHP 5
13 2 (2.13%) PHP 7
13 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.13%) XPath
14 1 (1.06%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) Degree
2 13 (13.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) GCP
2 5 (5.32%) QA
3 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.13%) GDPR
4 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.13%) MiFID
4 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.06%) GPG13
System Software
1 31 (32.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (24.47%) Docker
3 19 (20.21%) VirtualBox
4 18 (19.15%) Hyper-V
5 10 (10.64%) KVM
6 9 (9.57%) Xen
7 6 (6.38%) NFS
7 6 (6.38%) Postfix
7 6 (6.38%) Samba
7 6 (6.38%) Squid
8 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
8 5 (5.32%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.13%) iptables
10 2 (2.13%) Varnish
10 2 (2.13%) vSphere
11 1 (1.06%) Ceph
11 1 (1.06%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (1.06%) pfSense
11 1 (1.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 57 (60.64%) Puppet
2 52 (55.32%) Ansible
3 49 (52.13%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (42.55%) Terraform
5 27 (28.72%) Nagios
6 25 (26.60%) Kibana
7 24 (25.53%) logstash
8 23 (24.47%) Salt
9 20 (21.28%) Packer
10 18 (19.15%) Graylog
10 18 (19.15%) Kubernetes
11 7 (7.45%) Grafana
12 6 (6.38%) SELinux
13 4 (4.26%) Prometheus
13 4 (4.26%) ZABBIX
14 3 (3.19%) Cacti
14 3 (3.19%) Netcool
14 3 (3.19%) Observium
14 3 (3.19%) OpenNMS
14 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 59 (62.77%) Red Hat
2 41 (43.62%) VMware
3 26 (27.66%) Splunk
4 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
5 22 (23.40%) AppDynamics
6 18 (19.15%) New Relic
7 14 (14.89%) Google
8 8 (8.51%) Rackspace
9 7 (7.45%) Oracle
9 7 (7.45%) Perforce
10 4 (4.26%) Cisco
10 4 (4.26%) hybris
10 4 (4.26%) Juniper
10 4 (4.26%) MuleSoft
11 3 (3.19%) Clearswift
11 3 (3.19%) Ericsson
11 3 (3.19%) Huawei
11 3 (3.19%) Symantec
11 3 (3.19%) Zend
12 2 (2.13%) NetApp