Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 727 782 724
Rank change year-on-year +55 -58 +62
Contract jobs citing Debian 80 91 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 0.46% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 58 89
England median daily rate £500 £525 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +31.09% -5.76%
10th Percentile £263 £343 £293
90th Percentile £713 £600 £504
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £401
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.09% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
England median hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
10th Percentile £24.88 - £42.50
90th Percentile £56.13 - £47.50
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 16,595 19,584 18,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.32% 20.81% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,493 12,215 11,755
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +3.66%
10th Percentile £153 £175 £190
90th Percentile £625 £613 £594
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,039 1,399 1,109
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.09 £47.50 £48.02
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 18 September 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian in England over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 September 2019. 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 +54 29 £594 +12.56% 27
South West -10 20 £550 +10.00% 5
South East +24 11 £400 -15.79% 9
Midlands +40 10 £563 - 4
East Midlands - 8 £575 - 2
North of England +22 7 £275 -54.17% 14
North West +19 5 £275 -40.54% 8
East of England +21 3 £500 +14.29% 5
West Midlands +29 2 £550 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £399 - 3
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 57 (71.25%) Ubuntu
3 42 (52.50%) CentOS
4 36 (45.00%) Windows
5 32 (40.00%) Java
6 30 (37.50%) Python
7 28 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (32.50%) DevOps
9 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (30.00%) AWS
11 23 (28.75%) Red Hat
12 22 (27.50%) Firewall
13 21 (26.25%) Ruby
14 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 20 (25.00%) MySQL
14 20 (25.00%) Windows Server
15 19 (23.75%) Scrum
16 18 (22.50%) Node.js
16 18 (22.50%) Git (software)
16 18 (22.50%) Ansible
16 18 (22.50%) Jenkins
17 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
17 17 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (21.25%) Information Security
18 16 (20.00%) Puppet
19 15 (18.75%) VLAN
19 15 (18.75%) Maven
19 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
19 15 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
20 14 (17.50%) Ethernet

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 14 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.75%) Jetty
3 6 (7.50%) JBoss
4 5 (6.25%) Confluence
4 5 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (6.25%) nginx
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.75%) Apache
6 3 (3.75%) IIS
7 2 (2.50%) Mongrel
7 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.25%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.25%) Liferay
8 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.00%) AWS
2 14 (17.50%) Azure
3 6 (7.50%) GCP
3 6 (7.50%) Office 365
4 5 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.00%) SaaS
6 3 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.50%) Google App Engine
7 2 (2.50%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.25%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.25%) GitHub
8 1 (1.25%) Stackdriver
8 1 (1.25%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.50%) Firewall
2 15 (18.75%) VLAN
3 14 (17.50%) Ethernet
4 13 (16.25%) IGMP
4 13 (16.25%) MPLS
4 13 (16.25%) Multicast
4 13 (16.25%) OSPF
4 13 (16.25%) Wireless
5 10 (12.50%) DNS
6 8 (10.00%) DHCP
7 7 (8.75%) HTTP
7 7 (8.75%) SSH
7 7 (8.75%) SSL
8 6 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (6.25%) FTP
9 5 (6.25%) Network Security
9 5 (6.25%) VPN
10 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (3.75%) DMZ
12 2 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) MySQL
2 11 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 6 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.00%) Big Data
6 4 (5.00%) Cloudera CDH
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.50%) MS Access
9 1 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.25%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (22.50%) Git (software)
1 18 (22.50%) Jenkins
2 15 (18.75%) Maven
3 11 (13.75%) JIRA
3 11 (13.75%) Mercurial
3 11 (13.75%) SonarQube
3 11 (13.75%) Subversion
4 7 (8.75%) Ant
4 7 (8.75%) Hudson
5 6 (7.50%) Gradle
5 6 (7.50%) Vagrant
6 5 (6.25%) Burp Suite
6 5 (6.25%) ClearCase
6 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.25%) FindBugs
6 5 (6.25%) FishEye
6 5 (6.25%) IntelliJ
6 5 (6.25%) Leiningen
6 5 (6.25%) Log4j
6 5 (6.25%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Automotive
2 3 (3.75%) Public Sector
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (16.25%) Developer
1 13 (16.25%) Network Engineer
1 13 (16.25%) Senior Network Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Administrator
3 10 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Architect
7 5 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Service Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.50%) Node.js
2 12 (15.00%) Spring
3 10 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (8.75%) Hibernate
5 6 (7.50%) XML
6 5 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.25%) Apache Camel
6 5 (6.25%) GWT
6 5 (6.25%) HTML
6 5 (6.25%) HTML5
6 5 (6.25%) JMS
6 5 (6.25%) jQuery
6 5 (6.25%) JSON
6 5 (6.25%) Play Framework
6 5 (6.25%) React
6 5 (6.25%) STL
6 5 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (2.50%) JRuby
7 2 (2.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Driving Licence
2 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) Derivative
3 5 (6.25%) PKI
3 5 (6.25%) User Experience
4 4 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) Wiki
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) FMCG
6 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.25%) PMI
6 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (71.25%) Ubuntu
3 42 (52.50%) CentOS
4 36 (45.00%) Windows
5 28 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 13 (16.25%) Mac OS X
7 13 (16.25%) openSUSE
8 5 (6.25%) Android
8 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
8 5 (6.25%) Mac OS
8 5 (6.25%) Unix
9 4 (5.00%) Fedora
10 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.25%) AIX
12 1 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.25%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) DevOps
2 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.75%) Scrum
4 17 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (21.25%) Information Security
5 15 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (17.50%) Configuration Management
6 14 (17.50%) ITIL
7 13 (16.25%) OWASP
7 13 (16.25%) SABSA
7 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 13 (16.25%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.25%) Kanban
8 9 (11.25%) Project Delivery
9 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (8.75%) Reverse Engineering
10 7 (8.75%) System Testing
10 7 (8.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) Java
2 30 (37.50%) Python
3 21 (26.25%) Ruby
4 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.00%) C++
6 10 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 10 (12.50%) Perl
7 9 (11.25%) SQL
8 5 (6.25%) Clojure
8 5 (6.25%) ClojureScript
8 5 (6.25%) Groovy
8 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.25%) Scala
8 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.00%) VBA
10 3 (3.75%) Go
10 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.50%) C#
11 2 (2.50%) PHP
11 2 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) Degree
4 4 (5.00%) RHCE
5 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.25%) MCSA
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) COBIT
1 13 (16.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (16.25%) NIST
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.75%) Docker
3 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.75%) vSphere
6 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.50%) NFS
6 2 (2.50%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.50%) Xen
7 1 (1.25%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.25%) KVM
7 1 (1.25%) Samba
7 1 (1.25%) Squid
7 1 (1.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) Ansible
2 16 (20.00%) Puppet
3 13 (16.25%) Nessus
4 9 (11.25%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (11.25%) Salt
4 9 (11.25%) Terraform
5 8 (10.00%) HP Fortify
5 8 (10.00%) Kubernetes
6 6 (7.50%) Packer
7 4 (5.00%) WSUS
8 3 (3.75%) Nagios
8 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (3.75%) yum
9 2 (2.50%) Cacti
9 2 (2.50%) ZENworks
10 1 (1.25%) Grafana
10 1 (1.25%) MIIS
10 1 (1.25%) SCCM
10 1 (1.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Red Hat
2 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.00%) Adobe
3 12 (15.00%) VMware
4 10 (12.50%) Cloudera
5 9 (11.25%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (10.00%) Qualys
7 7 (8.75%) Cisco
7 7 (8.75%) Google
8 6 (7.50%) Meraki
9 5 (6.25%) Apple
9 5 (6.25%) Hortonworks
9 5 (6.25%) Oracle
9 5 (6.25%) Sybase
10 3 (3.75%) Splunk
11 2 (2.50%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
12 1 (1.25%) New Relic
12 1 (1.25%) SaltStack
12 1 (1.25%) WSO2