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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Debian Linux
England / South West
Rank 137 137 132
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Contract jobs citing Debian 3 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.035% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.64% 0.15% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Median daily rate £525 £315 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £315 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +17.64% +30.76%  
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 466 659 595
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.94% 22.78% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 398 295
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £171 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 72 81
Median hourly rate £16.38 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.02% +23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £46.34 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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
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 24 March 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 - 2 £525 - 2
Gloucestershire +7 1 - - 1
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 5 (62.50%) Puppet
3 5 (62.50%) Ansible
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) Terraform
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (37.50%) C
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) Docker
6 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (25.00%) Confluence
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) NAS
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) Packer
6 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (25.00%) PowerCLI
6 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA

Debian
Top Related 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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Sensu
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Ansible
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Terraform
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Packer
3 2 (25.00%) PowerCLI
4 1 (12.50%) Graphite
4 1 (12.50%) Salt
4 1 (12.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
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