Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 17 October 2019 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 544 616 567
Rank change year-on-year +72 -49 +64
Contract jobs citing Debian 49 50 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.11% 0.091% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% 0.42% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 59
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £494 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +23.28% +0.13%
10th Percentile £263 £348 £309
90th Percentile £611 £601 £450
UK median daily rate £548 £540 £401
% change year-on-year +1.39% +34.83% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00
10th Percentile £21.50 - £42.50
90th Percentile £47.00 - £47.50
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10,637 11,808 11,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 23.14% 21.52% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,160 6,524 6,329
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £133 £150 £158
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1,188 958
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.21 £16.38 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.10% -2.56% +5.03%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.58
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Debian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in the UK excluding London

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Debian in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Debian in the UK excluding London

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Debian in the UK excluding London

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Debian in the UK excluding London

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Debian in the UK excluding London

Debian
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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
South West -5 17 £550 +22.22% 10
South East +27 11 £388 +3.33% 15
Midlands +55 9 £575 - 8
East Midlands - 7 £600 - 5
North of England +33 6 £275 -54.17% 13
North West +31 4 £275 -40.54% 7
East of England +34 3 £525 +20.00% 13
West Midlands +35 2 £550 - 3
Yorkshire +32 2 £340 - 1
Scotland +29 2 £425 -22.73% 4
Wales +21 1 - -
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Debian.

1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (65.31%) CentOS
3 28 (57.14%) Ubuntu
4 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (30.61%) AWS
5 15 (30.61%) DevOps
6 14 (28.57%) Java
6 14 (28.57%) MySQL
6 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 13 (26.53%) VLAN
7 13 (26.53%) Ansible
7 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (24.49%) Ethernet
8 12 (24.49%) Windows
9 11 (22.45%) Python
9 11 (22.45%) Red Hat
9 11 (22.45%) Scrum
9 11 (22.45%) Driving Licence
10 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
10 10 (20.41%) Multicast
10 10 (20.41%) Wireless
10 10 (20.41%) IGMP
10 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
10 10 (20.41%) MPLS
10 10 (20.41%) OSPF
11 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
11 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
11 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
12 8 (16.33%) Problem-Solving

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) nginx
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) AWS
2 7 (14.29%) Azure
3 6 (12.24%) Office 365
4 4 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (6.12%) GCP
5 3 (6.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) VLAN
2 12 (24.49%) Ethernet
3 10 (20.41%) IGMP
3 10 (20.41%) MPLS
3 10 (20.41%) Multicast
3 10 (20.41%) OSPF
3 10 (20.41%) Wireless
4 8 (16.33%) Firewall
5 6 (12.24%) VPN
6 5 (10.20%) SSH
7 3 (6.12%) DMZ
7 3 (6.12%) DNS
7 3 (6.12%) LAN
7 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.12%) WAN
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.08%) SSL
9 1 (2.04%) DHCP
9 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.16%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (8.16%) Big Data
4 4 (8.16%) Cloudera CDH
5 2 (4.08%) MS Access
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.29%) Maven
4 6 (12.24%) SonarQube
4 6 (12.24%) Subversion
5 5 (10.20%) FindBugs
5 5 (10.20%) Log4j
5 5 (10.20%) Mercurial
6 4 (8.16%) JIRA
7 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.08%) Mockito
8 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.04%) Burp Suite
8 1 (2.04%) Hudson
8 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Automotive
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Administrator
3 10 (20.41%) Network Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (16.33%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Java Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Lead Software Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (6.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Spring
2 5 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (8.16%) LAMP
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
5 2 (4.08%) Ajax
5 2 (4.08%) Node.js
5 2 (4.08%) XML
5 2 (4.08%) Yocto
6 1 (2.04%) .NET
6 1 (2.04%) CSS
6 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.04%) HTML
6 1 (2.04%) JMX
6 1 (2.04%) JSON
6 1 (2.04%) JSP
6 1 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.04%) LDAP
6 1 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Driving Licence
2 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) CMDB
5 1 (2.04%) FMCG
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (65.31%) CentOS
3 28 (57.14%) Ubuntu
4 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (24.49%) Windows
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
6 6 (12.24%) Unix
7 2 (4.08%) Fedora
7 2 (4.08%) openSUSE
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.04%) AIX
8 1 (2.04%) CoreOS
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.04%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) DevOps
3 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (22.45%) Scrum
6 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
7 8 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (16.33%) Project Delivery
7 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
8 7 (14.29%) Open Source
8 7 (14.29%) System Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Information Security
9 6 (12.24%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (8.16%) Decision-Making
10 4 (8.16%) Information Security Management
10 4 (8.16%) ISMS
10 4 (8.16%) Patch Management
10 4 (8.16%) Security Management
10 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.12%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Java
2 11 (22.45%) Python
3 5 (10.20%) C++
4 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) Perl
5 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.12%) SQL
6 2 (4.08%) Java 8
6 2 (4.08%) PHP
6 2 (4.08%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.08%) VB
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) RHCE
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) COBIT
2 2 (4.08%) GDPR
2 2 (4.08%) NIST
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.04%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Docker
2 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (2.04%) NFS
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) Ansible
2 6 (12.24%) Puppet
3 5 (10.20%) Kubernetes
3 5 (10.20%) Packer
3 5 (10.20%) Terraform
3 5 (10.20%) WSUS
4 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (6.12%) yum
6 2 (4.08%) Nessus
6 2 (4.08%) SCCM
7 1 (2.04%) Cacti
7 1 (2.04%) HP Fortify
7 1 (2.04%) Nagios
7 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Red Hat
2 7 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Cloudera
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) Google
5 2 (4.08%) Adobe
5 2 (4.08%) Dell
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.08%) Sophos
5 2 (4.08%) Veeam
6 1 (2.04%) Meraki
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
6 1 (2.04%) Perforce
6 1 (2.04%) Qualys
6 1 (2.04%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.04%) Splunk