Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 July 2017 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
England > North West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 230 224
Rank change year-on-year +44 -6 -
Contract jobs citing Debian 12 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.078% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 0.37% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.53% -
10th Percentile £373 £413 £296
90th Percentile £450 £464 £525
England median daily rate £401 £438 £375
% change year-on-year -8.46% +16.67% -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Debian is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1147 1630 1622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 20.17% 21.27% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 917 814
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.73% +20.42%
10th Percentile £178 £225 £180
90th Percentile £538 £510 £538
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 114 181
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% -15.15%
10th Percentile £10.67 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £44.00 £42.78 £22.25
England median hourly rate £16.81 £16.50 £16.18
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.98% +2.73%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Debian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in the North West

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Debian in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Debian in the North West

Debian
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Manchester +24 11 £425 - 5
Lancashire - 1 £425 -
Debian
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Debian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Debian.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) CentOS
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
3 10 (83.33%) Configuration Management
3 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (83.33%) Ubuntu
3 10 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 10 (83.33%) Python
3 10 (83.33%) KVM
3 10 (83.33%) Ansible
3 10 (83.33%) Docker
3 10 (83.33%) LXC
3 10 (83.33%) Packer
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
7 2 (16.67%) Perl
7 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
8 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
8 1 (8.33%) CSS
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (8.33%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) Delphi
8 1 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (8.33%) Java
8 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (8.33%) Fedora

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) CSS3
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) POSIX
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) CentOS
3 10 (83.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Fedora
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Bash Shell
1 10 (83.33%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Delphi
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Docker
1 10 (83.33%) KVM
1 10 (83.33%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Ansible
1 10 (83.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat