The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 25 June 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 / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 - 141
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Debian 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% - 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 - £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 447 627 681
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.68% 21.26% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 359 397
Median daily rate £360 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £165 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 90
Median hourly rate £42.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +180.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.59 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Debian as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in the South West

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Debian in the South West

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Debian in the South West

Debian
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 6 £350 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Debian
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Debian.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) CentOS
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Puppet
5 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 3 (27.27%) Bcfg2
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (27.27%) Ansible
6 3 (27.27%) Terraform
6 3 (27.27%) Xen
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) LAMP
7 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) Solaris
7 2 (18.18%) MySQL
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Web Operations

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) LAMP
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) FFmpeg
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (9.09%) OpenCV
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Sass
2 1 (9.09%) Sensu
2 1 (9.09%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) CentOS
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
6 2 (18.18%) Solaris
7 1 (9.09%) FreeBSD
7 1 (9.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Web Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) ES6
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 3 (27.27%) Xen
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Ansible
2 3 (27.27%) Bcfg2
2 3 (27.27%) Terraform
3 1 (9.09%) Graphite
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
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