Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 358 317 364
Rank change year-on-year -41 +47 +32
Contract jobs citing Debian 18 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 1.23% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 22
South East median daily rate £475 £401 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.60% +2.69% +48.57%
10th Percentile £325 £344 £266
90th Percentile £543 £443 £475
England median daily rate £525 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +31.09% -5.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,467 3,659 4,158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.33% 22.48% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,862 2,042 2,473
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £163 £170 £200
90th Percentile £563 £538 £531
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 272 278
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.93
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.95 £47.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.85%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Debian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in the South East

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Debian in the South East

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian in the South East over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Debian in the South East

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Debian in the South East

Debian
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley -1 8 £525 +40.00% 2
Hampshire -27 6 £375 -6.37% 6
Berkshire -4 5 £525 +41.41%
Oxfordshire +6 3 £533 +33.13% 2
East Sussex -1 2 - - 1
Surrey -21 2 - -
Debian
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Debian.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) DevOps
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) SSH
3 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (33.33%) Ansible
5 6 (33.33%) CentOS
5 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
6 5 (27.78%) Open Source
6 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (27.78%) Unix
6 5 (27.78%) C++
6 5 (27.78%) Apache
6 5 (27.78%) SELinux
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) MySQL
7 4 (22.22%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
8 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) Hadoop

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) ColdFusion
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Drupal
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) SSH
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) RTMP
4 2 (11.11%) RTSP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (5.56%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (5.56%) tcpdump
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Gerrit
2 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) LAMP
2 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.11%) JPA
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) Spring Boot
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) gRPC
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) CentOS
5 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
5 5 (27.78%) Unix
6 2 (11.11%) Android
7 1 (5.56%) Slackware
7 1 (5.56%) SUSE
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source Development
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Server Management
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Secure Coding
5 1 (5.56%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
1 7 (38.89%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (27.78%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Kotlin
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) GDPR
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) iptables
3 1 (5.56%) Postfix
3 1 (5.56%) Squid
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ansible
2 5 (27.78%) SELinux
3 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (16.67%) Puppet
4 2 (11.11%) OpenVAS
4 2 (11.11%) Packer
4 2 (11.11%) systemd
4 2 (11.11%) Terraform
5 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
5 1 (5.56%) Nessus
5 1 (5.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Mirantis
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Zend