Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 February 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
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 776 750 792
Rank change year-on-year -26 +42 -16
Contract jobs citing Debian 90 101 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.11% 0.083%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 0.51% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 84 64
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.77% +1.56%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £253
90th Percentile £652 £588 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £463 £350
% change year-on-year -6.76% +32.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +181.25% -68.00% -
10th Percentile £33.50 £15.50 £30.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £16.50 £52.50
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20,676 19,990 23,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.68% 21.00% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,249 12,642 13,846
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £190 £190
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,244 1,274 1,710
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year - -3.88% +6.45%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Debian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 25 February 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
England -30 83 £450 - 56
UK excluding London -11 49 £431 -6.76% 39
London -19 39 £450 +5.88% 19
South East -24 27 £488 +2.63% 8
North of England +31 10 £400 - 10
Midlands +15 5 £600 - 6
West Midlands +13 4 £600 - 4
Wales 0 4 £393 -12.78% 1
North East - 4 £325 -
North West +12 3 £425 +6.25% 8
Yorkshire - 3 £394 - 2
South West +14 1 £275 -21.43% 6
Scotland -7 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 7

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 with a requirement for Debian.

1 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (51.11%) Ubuntu
3 44 (48.89%) Puppet
3 44 (48.89%) Ansible
4 41 (45.56%) Python
4 41 (45.56%) Windows
5 39 (43.33%) DevOps
6 38 (42.22%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (37.78%) Red Hat
8 31 (34.44%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (33.33%) Terraform
9 30 (33.33%) Apache
10 29 (32.22%) CentOS
11 28 (31.11%) Bash Shell
12 27 (30.00%) Git (software)
13 26 (28.89%) MySQL
13 26 (28.89%) Jenkins
14 25 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 24 (26.67%) Unix
15 24 (26.67%) VMware
15 24 (26.67%) Windows Server
16 23 (25.56%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
18 19 (21.11%) Ruby
18 19 (21.11%) Java
19 18 (20.00%) Tomcat
19 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (20.00%) Docker
20 17 (18.89%) SQL

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 30 (33.33%) Apache
2 18 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 14 (15.56%) nginx
4 11 (12.22%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (7.78%) Jetty
6 6 (6.67%) IIS
7 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.33%) Apache Pig
8 3 (3.33%) Apache Solr
8 3 (3.33%) Apache Spark
8 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.11%) CMS
9 1 (1.11%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.11%) uWSGI
9 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 38 (42.22%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (25.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 20 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (5.56%) Amazon S3
8 4 (4.44%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (4.44%) GitHub
8 4 (4.44%) Route 53
8 4 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (2.22%) IaaS
10 1 (1.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (1.11%) Google App Engine
10 1 (1.11%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (1.11%) Serverless
10 1 (1.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) DNS
1 12 (13.33%) Firewall
2 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.11%) SAN
4 9 (10.00%) HTTP
5 8 (8.89%) VPN
5 8 (8.89%) WAN
6 5 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 5 (5.56%) NAS
7 4 (4.44%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (4.44%) CTI
7 4 (4.44%) HTTPS
7 4 (4.44%) IPsec
7 4 (4.44%) PBX
7 4 (4.44%) RTP
7 4 (4.44%) SMS
7 4 (4.44%) Softphone
7 4 (4.44%) SSH
7 4 (4.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.89%) MySQL
2 6 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) Big Data
4 3 (3.33%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.33%) HBase
4 3 (3.33%) Impala
4 3 (3.33%) Sqoop
5 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.22%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.22%) Redis
6 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 26 (28.89%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.00%) Maven
4 8 (8.89%) JIRA
5 7 (7.78%) git-flow
6 6 (6.67%) Vagrant
7 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.44%) Selenium
8 4 (4.44%) Subversion
8 4 (4.44%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.33%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.22%) Codeship
10 2 (2.22%) GitLab
11 1 (1.11%) Ant
11 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.11%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (35.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (24.44%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (18.89%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (16.67%) Administrator
5 12 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Developer
7 10 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 10 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 10 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (7.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.44%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) LDAP
2 14 (15.56%) Web Services
3 12 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (8.89%) LAMP
4 8 (8.89%) XML
5 7 (7.78%) HTML
6 6 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.67%) CSS
7 5 (5.56%) Drools
7 5 (5.56%) Java EE
7 5 (5.56%) jBPM
7 5 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (5.56%) Polymer
7 5 (5.56%) React
8 4 (4.44%) JTAPI
8 4 (4.44%) RFC 2833
8 4 (4.44%) Spring
8 4 (4.44%) TAPI
9 2 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.78%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.33%) Clustering
5 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Derivative
7 1 (1.11%) LPAR
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (51.11%) Ubuntu
3 41 (45.56%) Windows
4 29 (32.22%) CentOS
5 25 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (26.67%) Unix
6 24 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (8.89%) AIX
10 6 (6.67%) FreeBSD
10 6 (6.67%) SUSE
11 5 (5.56%) Fedora
11 5 (5.56%) Windows 10
11 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
12 4 (4.44%) CoreOS
12 4 (4.44%) HPUX
12 4 (4.44%) Solaris
13 2 (2.22%) Mac OS
13 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) DevOps
2 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.56%) Scrum
4 11 (12.22%) Configuration Management
4 11 (12.22%) Open Source
5 10 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.89%) Test Automation
7 7 (7.78%) BDD
8 6 (6.67%) Analytics
9 5 (5.56%) High Availability
9 5 (5.56%) Machine Learning
9 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.56%) Stochastic Modelling
10 4 (4.44%) Kanban
10 4 (4.44%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.44%) Microservices
10 4 (4.44%) Presales
10 4 (4.44%) Process Management
11 3 (3.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (45.56%) Python
2 28 (31.11%) Bash Shell
3 19 (21.11%) Java
3 19 (21.11%) Ruby
4 17 (18.89%) SQL
5 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.78%) Perl
6 7 (7.78%) PHP
6 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.33%) C
7 3 (3.33%) C++
8 2 (2.22%) Groovy
8 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.11%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.11%) Go
9 1 (1.11%) Scala
9 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) RHCE
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.22%) Degree
4 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) GCP
2 6 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.44%) PA-DSS
3 4 (4.44%) QA
4 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) Docker
1 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.22%) KVM
3 10 (11.11%) Samba
4 8 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (7.78%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.33%) Apache Flume
7 3 (3.33%) HDFS
7 3 (3.33%) iptables
7 3 (3.33%) LXC
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (3.33%) pfSense
7 3 (3.33%) VirtualBox
7 3 (3.33%) XenServer
8 2 (2.22%) Ceph
8 2 (2.22%) Firmware
8 2 (2.22%) GlusterFS
8 2 (2.22%) NFS
8 2 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (48.89%) Ansible
1 44 (48.89%) Puppet
2 31 (34.44%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (33.33%) Terraform
4 10 (11.11%) Kibana
4 10 (11.11%) logstash
5 9 (10.00%) HAProxy
5 9 (10.00%) Packer
6 7 (7.78%) Kubernetes
7 5 (5.56%) Nagios
8 4 (4.44%) vCenter Server
9 3 (3.33%) Ambari
9 3 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (3.33%) Oozie
9 3 (3.33%) Rancher
9 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (2.22%) Cobbler
10 2 (2.22%) Grafana
10 2 (2.22%) Icinga
10 2 (2.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 34 (37.78%) Red Hat
2 24 (26.67%) VMware
3 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.33%) Oracle
5 11 (12.22%) Cisco
6 9 (10.00%) Google
7 6 (6.67%) Citrix
8 4 (4.44%) NetApp
9 3 (3.33%) Cloudera
9 3 (3.33%) EMC
9 3 (3.33%) Hortonworks
9 3 (3.33%) MapR
9 3 (3.33%) New Relic
9 3 (3.33%) Veritas
10 2 (2.22%) Juniper
11 1 (1.11%) Dell
11 1 (1.11%) Perforce
11 1 (1.11%) SAP
11 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.11%) Symantec