Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 748 762 779
Rank change year-on-year +14 +17 +57
Contract jobs citing Debian 92 103 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 74 73
England median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £325 £275 £306
90th Percentile £625 £525 £498
UK median daily rate £506 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +26.56% -3.03% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 19,820 19,550 21,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.08% 20.99% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,338 12,531 13,543
England median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £165 £175 £200
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,355 1,189 1,182
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +30 41 £519 +15.28% 36
South East -21 18 £425 +9.68% 16
South West -13 17 £450 +44.00% 9
North of England -33 10 £600 +41.18% 16
East of England +6 5 £438 +16.67% 5
North West -27 5 £431 +1.47% 7
North East -1 4 £600 +84.62% 4
Midlands -7 1 £325 -61.76% 4
Yorkshire -12 1 - - 5
West Midlands -25 1 £325 -61.76% 4
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 92 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (61.96%) Puppet
3 55 (59.78%) DevOps
4 54 (58.70%) Red Hat
5 48 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
6 47 (51.09%) Python
6 47 (51.09%) Ansible
7 43 (46.74%) Opscode Chef
8 41 (44.57%) Ubuntu
8 41 (44.57%) Git (software)
9 39 (42.39%) Windows
10 37 (40.22%) Apache
11 34 (36.96%) Terraform
12 32 (34.78%) VMware
12 32 (34.78%) Bash Shell
13 31 (33.70%) CentOS
13 31 (33.70%) Jenkins
14 28 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 28 (30.43%) Java
14 28 (30.43%) Perl
15 25 (27.17%) PowerShell
15 25 (27.17%) Ruby
16 24 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (26.09%) Nagios
17 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
17 23 (25.00%) Docker
18 22 (23.91%) AWS CloudFormation
18 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (21.74%) C#

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 37 (40.22%) Apache
2 16 (17.39%) nginx
2 16 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 14 (15.22%) IIS
4 13 (14.13%) Jetty
4 13 (14.13%) Mongrel
4 13 (14.13%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.35%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.26%) CMS
6 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.26%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.17%) Confluence
7 2 (2.17%) Drupal
7 2 (2.17%) WordPress
8 1 (1.09%) JBoss
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.09%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 48 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (23.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (18.48%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (11.96%) Sumo Logic
6 7 (7.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (6.52%) Amazon S3
8 4 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (3.26%) SaaS
10 2 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (2.17%) Google App Engine
10 2 (2.17%) OpenShift
10 2 (2.17%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (1.09%) AWS Fargate
11 1 (1.09%) G Suite
11 1 (1.09%) GitHub
11 1 (1.09%) Office 365
11 1 (1.09%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.48%) HTTP
2 11 (11.96%) DNS
3 7 (7.61%) DHCP
4 6 (6.52%) Firewall
4 6 (6.52%) SSH
5 5 (5.43%) BGP
5 5 (5.43%) DKIM
5 5 (5.43%) DMARC
5 5 (5.43%) OSPF
5 5 (5.43%) VPN
6 4 (4.35%) Junos
6 4 (4.35%) MPLS
6 4 (4.35%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.26%) IPFIX
7 3 (3.26%) IPv6
7 3 (3.26%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.26%) MRTG
7 3 (3.26%) OpenVPN
7 3 (3.26%) OPNsense
7 3 (3.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.74%) MySQL
2 12 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.78%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.26%) SQLite
8 2 (2.17%) Redis
9 1 (1.09%) Big Data
9 1 (1.09%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (44.57%) Git (software)
2 31 (33.70%) Jenkins
3 16 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (16.30%) Vagrant
5 13 (14.13%) Ant
5 13 (14.13%) CruiseControl
5 13 (14.13%) Gradle
5 13 (14.13%) Maven
5 13 (14.13%) MSBuild
5 13 (14.13%) TeamCity
6 11 (11.96%) Travis CI
7 7 (7.61%) Mercurial
7 7 (7.61%) Subversion
8 5 (5.43%) JIRA
9 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.35%) Selenium
10 3 (3.26%) Robot Framework
11 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.17%) Gerrit
11 2 (2.17%) GitLab
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (36.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (28.26%) Administrator
3 24 (26.09%) Linux Administrator
4 20 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (19.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (11.96%) Azure DevOps
6 11 (11.96%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (7.61%) Developer
8 6 (6.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (4.35%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.26%) Consultant
10 3 (3.26%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) JRuby
1 13 (14.13%) Servlets
2 12 (13.04%) LAMP
3 9 (9.78%) HTML
4 8 (8.70%) LDAP
5 5 (5.43%) CSS
5 5 (5.43%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (5.43%) Web Services
6 4 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
6 4 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (4.35%) JSON
6 4 (4.35%) SOAP
6 4 (4.35%) XML
7 3 (3.26%) Ajax
7 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.26%) jQuery
7 3 (3.26%) Kafka
7 3 (3.26%) Spring
8 2 (2.17%) JPA
8 2 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.26%) Replication
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.17%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Fintech
6 1 (1.09%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.09%) Life Science
6 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (44.57%) Ubuntu
3 39 (42.39%) Windows
4 31 (33.70%) CentOS
5 24 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (14.13%) Fedora
7 12 (13.04%) Unix
8 9 (9.78%) CoreOS
9 5 (5.43%) SUSE
9 5 (5.43%) Windows Server
10 3 (3.26%) FreeBSD
11 2 (2.17%) Android
11 2 (2.17%) Kali Linux
11 2 (2.17%) VMS
11 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.78%) DevOps
2 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (13.04%) Cloud Operations
5 12 (13.04%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 10 (10.87%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.78%) Open Source
7 9 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (5.43%) Migration
8 5 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.35%) DNA
9 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.35%) ITIL
9 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.35%) MVC
9 4 (4.35%) Network Design
9 4 (4.35%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 47 (51.09%) Python
2 32 (34.78%) Bash Shell
3 28 (30.43%) Java
3 28 (30.43%) Perl
4 25 (27.17%) PowerShell
4 25 (27.17%) Ruby
5 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 20 (21.74%) C#
7 17 (18.48%) Go
8 12 (13.04%) PHP
9 10 (10.87%) Shell Script
10 9 (9.78%) C++
10 9 (9.78%) SQL
11 3 (3.26%) Bourne shell
12 2 (2.17%) XPath
13 1 (1.09%) Kotlin
13 1 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Degree
2 12 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.17%) CISSP
5 2 (2.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.26%) GDPR
2 3 (3.26%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.09%) GPG13
System Software
1 24 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (25.00%) Docker
3 17 (18.48%) Hyper-V
4 13 (14.13%) VirtualBox
5 7 (7.61%) KVM
5 7 (7.61%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (6.52%) NFS
6 6 (6.52%) Postfix
6 6 (6.52%) Samba
7 4 (4.35%) Squid
8 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
8 3 (3.26%) pfSense
8 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.17%) iptables
9 2 (2.17%) vSphere
10 1 (1.09%) Ceph
10 1 (1.09%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (61.96%) Puppet
2 47 (51.09%) Ansible
3 43 (46.74%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (36.96%) Terraform
5 24 (26.09%) Nagios
6 19 (20.65%) Kibana
6 19 (20.65%) logstash
7 17 (18.48%) Kubernetes
7 17 (18.48%) Salt
8 15 (16.30%) Packer
9 12 (13.04%) Graylog
10 6 (6.52%) ZABBIX
11 5 (5.43%) Grafana
12 4 (4.35%) Prometheus
13 3 (3.26%) Cacti
13 3 (3.26%) Graphite
13 3 (3.26%) Icinga
13 3 (3.26%) Netcool
13 3 (3.26%) Observium
13 3 (3.26%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 54 (58.70%) Red Hat
2 32 (34.78%) VMware
3 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 16 (17.39%) AppDynamics
4 16 (17.39%) Splunk
5 12 (13.04%) New Relic
6 7 (7.61%) Google
7 4 (4.35%) Cisco
7 4 (4.35%) hybris
7 4 (4.35%) Juniper
7 4 (4.35%) MuleSoft
7 4 (4.35%) Oracle
8 3 (3.26%) Clearswift
8 3 (3.26%) Ericsson
8 3 (3.26%) Huawei
8 3 (3.26%) Lets Encrypt
8 3 (3.26%) PagerDuty
8 3 (3.26%) Symantec
9 2 (2.17%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.17%) Zend