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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 19 May 2022 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
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 722 614 584
Rank change year-on-year -108 -30 +181
Contract jobs citing Debian 38 17 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.037% 0.064%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.23% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 25
10th Percentile £320 £352 £404
25th Percentile £449 £363 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £425 £475
Median % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.53% +18.75%
75th Percentile £670 £513 £525
90th Percentile £680 £610 £634
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £475
% change year-on-year - +15.79% +18.75%

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 10,958 7,319 8,789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.55% 15.99% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,527 4,834 5,783
10th Percentile £173 £185 £150
25th Percentile £319 £331 £270
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%
75th Percentile £625 £550 £538
90th Percentile £700 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 354 644
10th Percentile £13.38 £11.68 £11.63
25th Percentile £15.88 £13.53 £13.50
Median hourly rate £21.78 £17.50 £17.25
Median % change year-on-year +24.46% +1.45% +1.47%
75th Percentile £50.77 £41.75 £21.44
90th Percentile £65.00 £59.63 £47.09
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% - +4.48%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Debian in England

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Debian in England.

Daily rate trend for Debian in England

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Debian in England over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Debian in England

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Debian in England.

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 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -102 21 £625 +11.11% 4
South West -30 7 £550 +46.67% 2
East of England - 4 £355 - 2
North of England - 3 £233 - 1
North West - 3 £233 -
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (71.05%) Red Hat
3 14 (36.84%) CentOS
3 14 (36.84%) Ansible
3 14 (36.84%) DevOps
3 14 (36.84%) Kubernetes
3 14 (36.84%) Terraform
4 13 (34.21%) Ubuntu
5 12 (31.58%) VMware
5 12 (31.58%) MySQL
6 11 (28.95%) Windows
6 11 (28.95%) AWS
7 10 (26.32%) Bash
7 10 (26.32%) HAProxy
7 10 (26.32%) SUSE
7 10 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (23.68%) DNS
8 9 (23.68%) SSL
8 9 (23.68%) Kafka
8 9 (23.68%) Project Delivery
8 9 (23.68%) CI/CD
9 8 (21.05%) Consul
9 8 (21.05%) Docker
9 8 (21.05%) PaaS
9 8 (21.05%) nginx
9 8 (21.05%) OpenStack
9 8 (21.05%) ITIL
9 8 (21.05%) Unix
9 8 (21.05%) Tomcat

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 8 (21.05%) nginx
1 8 (21.05%) OpenStack
1 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 7 (18.42%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Confluence
3 2 (5.26%) JBoss
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) AWS
2 8 (21.05%) PaaS
3 7 (18.42%) Azure
4 5 (13.16%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (13.16%) Amazon S3
5 4 (10.53%) GCP
6 3 (7.89%) Serverless
7 2 (5.26%) Akamai
7 2 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (5.26%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (5.26%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Direct Connect
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Fargate
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (5.26%) CloudFront
7 2 (5.26%) IaaS
7 2 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (2.63%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
1 9 (23.68%) SSL
2 6 (15.79%) Kerberos
3 5 (13.16%) SSH
4 3 (7.89%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) IPsec
5 2 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.63%) MQTT
6 1 (2.63%) NAS
6 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) MySQL
2 10 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.79%) Couchbase
3 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (5.26%) Redshift Spectrum
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.63%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 6 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (10.53%) GitLab
2 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) Gradle
4 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.63%) PowerDesigner
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Games
4 2 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.26%) Social Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Kafka
2 8 (21.05%) LDAP
3 6 (15.79%) gRPC
3 6 (15.79%) JWT
3 6 (15.79%) OAuth
3 6 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (10.53%) Spring
5 3 (7.89%) LAMP
5 3 (7.89%) RESTful
5 3 (7.89%) Web Services
5 3 (7.89%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) Django
6 2 (5.26%) HTML
6 2 (5.26%) jQuery
6 2 (5.26%) ModSecurity
6 2 (5.26%) REST
6 2 (5.26%) Spring Boot
6 2 (5.26%) Three.js
6 2 (5.26%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Derivative
1 6 (15.79%) Replication
2 5 (13.16%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (5.26%) Legacy Code
4 2 (5.26%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 2 (5.26%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.63%) IoT
5 1 (2.63%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) CentOS
3 13 (34.21%) Ubuntu
4 11 (28.95%) Windows
5 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (26.32%) SUSE
6 8 (21.05%) Unix
7 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (7.89%) Fedora
10 2 (5.26%) AIX
10 2 (5.26%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (5.26%) HPUX
10 2 (5.26%) Solaris
10 2 (5.26%) VMS
11 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) DevOps
2 9 (23.68%) CI/CD
2 9 (23.68%) Project Delivery
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 6 (15.79%) Database Security
5 6 (15.79%) Key Management
5 6 (15.79%) Observability
5 6 (15.79%) SDLC
5 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.79%) Validation
6 5 (13.16%) Agile
6 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
6 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (10.53%) CRM
7 4 (10.53%) Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Change Management
8 3 (7.89%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Bash
2 8 (21.05%) Python
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.89%) AWK
4 3 (7.89%) C
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.89%) sed
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) Go
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Docker
2 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) vCloud
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) KVM
4 2 (5.26%) Snort
4 2 (5.26%) Squid
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Ansible
1 14 (36.84%) Kubernetes
1 14 (36.84%) Terraform
2 10 (26.32%) HAProxy
3 8 (21.05%) Consul
4 6 (15.79%) Fluentd
4 6 (15.79%) Grafana
4 6 (15.79%) Prometheus
4 6 (15.79%) ZABBIX
5 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
5 2 (5.26%) Istio
5 2 (5.26%) Kibana
5 2 (5.26%) Packer
5 2 (5.26%) Puppet
6 1 (2.63%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Red Hat
2 12 (31.58%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle
4 6 (15.79%) CA
4 6 (15.79%) CyberArk
4 6 (15.79%) Sonatype
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) Google
7 2 (5.26%) Actifio
7 2 (5.26%) Dynatrace
8 1 (2.63%) BiZZdesign
8 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
8 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.63%) SAP
8 1 (2.63%) Splunk
8 1 (2.63%) Virgin Media