Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 783 782 831
Rank change year-on-year -1 +49 -73
Contract jobs citing Debian 91 100 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.097% 0.064%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 75 56
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £313 £223
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £288
% change year-on-year -3.03% +43.48% -20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +181.25% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £15.50 £23.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £16.50 £25.00
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 21482 21802 24180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 21.12% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13709 13740 14347
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £193 £186
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1267 1292 1893
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.61 £10.38
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.20 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.46 £16.07
% change year-on-year +6.71% -3.78% +1.23%

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 13 December 2017.

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
Top 14 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 13 December 2017. 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 -14 86 £425 - 29
UK excluding London +15 51 £400 -3.03% 21
London -25 40 £450 +5.88% 8
South East -20 23 £400 -9.86% 10
North of England +54 14 £419 +1.52% 5
North West +10 7 £425 - 4
Yorkshire +26 4 £423 +25.19% 1
Midlands +22 4 £600 - 3
West Midlands +19 4 £600 - 3
Wales +15 4 £393 -4.85%
South West +3 3 £313 -10.71%
North East - 3 £325 -
East of England -21 2 £325 -10.34% 3
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 with a requirement for Debian.

1 91 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (52.75%) Ubuntu
3 42 (46.15%) Ansible
4 39 (42.86%) Python
5 35 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 33 (36.26%) Windows
6 33 (36.26%) DevOps
7 32 (35.16%) Git (software)
8 30 (32.97%) Bash Shell
9 29 (31.87%) Puppet
9 29 (31.87%) Jenkins
10 28 (30.77%) CentOS
11 27 (29.67%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (29.67%) Apache
12 26 (28.57%) VMware
13 25 (27.47%) Unix
14 19 (20.88%) LDAP
14 19 (20.88%) Java
14 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (20.88%) Docker
15 18 (19.78%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (19.78%) AWS CloudFormation
15 18 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (19.78%) Configuration Management
16 17 (18.68%) MySQL
16 17 (18.68%) DNS
16 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
16 17 (18.68%) Terraform
16 17 (18.68%) Windows Server
17 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared

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 27 (29.67%) Apache
2 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.79%) nginx
4 7 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.40%) IIS
6 3 (3.30%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.30%) Jetty
6 3 (3.30%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.20%) MediaWiki
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.10%) JBoss
8 1 (1.10%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.10%) uWSGI
8 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (29.67%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (19.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (8.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (5.49%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.40%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (4.40%) GitHub
6 3 (3.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (3.30%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.30%) Route 53
6 3 (3.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.20%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (2.20%) IaaS
7 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (1.10%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.10%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.88%) LDAP
2 17 (18.68%) DNS
3 13 (14.29%) Firewall
4 10 (10.99%) TCP/IP
5 9 (9.89%) HTTP
6 7 (7.69%) WAN
7 6 (6.59%) LAN
7 6 (6.59%) VPN
7 6 (6.59%) Wireless
8 4 (4.40%) Asterisk PBX
8 4 (4.40%) CTI
8 4 (4.40%) DHCP
8 4 (4.40%) HTTPS
8 4 (4.40%) IPsec
8 4 (4.40%) PBX
8 4 (4.40%) RTP
8 4 (4.40%) SAN
8 4 (4.40%) Softphone
8 4 (4.40%) SSH
8 4 (4.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) MySQL
2 8 (8.79%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (6.59%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.20%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (35.16%) Git (software)
2 29 (31.87%) Jenkins
3 12 (13.19%) Maven
4 9 (9.89%) JIRA
5 8 (8.79%) GitLab
5 8 (8.79%) Vagrant
6 6 (6.59%) Eclipse
6 6 (6.59%) Subversion
7 4 (4.40%) Artifactory
7 4 (4.40%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.30%) Selenium
8 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.20%) Codeship
9 2 (2.20%) git-flow
10 1 (1.10%) Ant
10 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.10%) GCC
10 1 (1.10%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
2 3 (3.30%) Games
2 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (20.88%) Administrator
3 17 (18.68%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (18.68%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (17.58%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 14 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
6 13 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (13.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 11 (12.09%) Developer
9 9 (9.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (9.89%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (8.79%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 7 (7.69%) Java Developer
11 7 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (6.59%) Network Engineer
12 6 (6.59%) Senior DevOps
13 5 (5.49%) Architect
13 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
13 5 (5.49%) Ubuntu Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) Web Services
2 9 (9.89%) LAMP
3 8 (8.79%) HTML
3 8 (8.79%) XML
4 7 (7.69%) CSS
4 7 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (6.59%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.59%) Drools
5 6 (6.59%) Java EE
5 6 (6.59%) jBPM
5 6 (6.59%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (6.59%) Polymer
5 6 (6.59%) React
6 4 (4.40%) JTAPI
6 4 (4.40%) RFC 2833
6 4 (4.40%) TAPI
7 3 (3.30%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.30%) Spring
8 2 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.40%) Clustering
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Derivative
4 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.10%) CCTV
5 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.10%) LPAR
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Robotics
5 1 (1.10%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (52.75%) Ubuntu
3 33 (36.26%) Windows
4 28 (30.77%) CentOS
5 25 (27.47%) Unix
6 17 (18.68%) Windows Server
7 14 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (9.89%) Windows 10
9 9 (9.89%) Windows 7
10 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (7.69%) Mac OS
12 6 (6.59%) AIX
12 6 (6.59%) Solaris
13 5 (5.49%) Fedora
13 5 (5.49%) FreeBSD
14 4 (4.40%) SUSE
15 3 (3.30%) CoreOS
15 3 (3.30%) HPUX
16 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) DevOps
2 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.78%) Configuration Management
4 10 (10.99%) Analytics
5 9 (9.89%) Machine Learning
6 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.79%) Open Source
6 8 (8.79%) Scrum
6 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.59%) Stochastic Modelling
8 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.49%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.40%) High Availability
9 4 (4.40%) Presales
9 4 (4.40%) Process Management
9 4 (4.40%) Task Automation
10 3 (3.30%) Open Source Development
10 3 (3.30%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (3.30%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.86%) Python
2 30 (32.97%) Bash Shell
3 19 (20.88%) Java
4 12 (13.19%) SQL
5 11 (12.09%) Ruby
6 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.79%) Perl
7 4 (4.40%) PHP
7 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.20%) C
9 1 (1.10%) AWK
9 1 (1.10%) C++
9 1 (1.10%) ES6
9 1 (1.10%) Go
9 1 (1.10%) sed
9 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.30%) CCNA
4 3 (3.30%) CCNP
4 3 (3.30%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) JNCIA
4 3 (3.30%) JNCIS
4 3 (3.30%) RHCE
5 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) GCP
2 5 (5.49%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.40%) PA-DSS
4 3 (3.30%) SLA
5 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 19 (20.88%) Docker
2 18 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.38%) KVM
4 13 (14.29%) Samba
5 11 (12.09%) LXC
5 11 (12.09%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.49%) VirtualBox
7 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (3.30%) pfSense
9 2 (2.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (2.20%) Firmware
9 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.20%) Xen
9 2 (2.20%) XenApp
9 2 (2.20%) XenServer
10 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.10%) iptables
10 1 (1.10%) NFS
10 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (46.15%) Ansible
2 29 (31.87%) Puppet
3 18 (19.78%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (18.68%) Terraform
5 9 (9.89%) Packer
6 8 (8.79%) Kibana
6 8 (8.79%) logstash
7 7 (7.69%) HAProxy
7 7 (7.69%) Kubernetes
8 5 (5.49%) Nagios
8 5 (5.49%) vCenter Server
9 4 (4.40%) SELinux
10 3 (3.30%) Backup Exec
10 3 (3.30%) Rancher
10 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (2.20%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (2.20%) Grafana
11 2 (2.20%) Icinga
12 1 (1.10%) Bcfg2
12 1 (1.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 26 (28.57%) VMware
3 13 (14.29%) Cisco
4 7 (7.69%) Citrix
4 7 (7.69%) Juniper
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle
5 6 (6.59%) Aruba
5 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.59%) NetApp
6 5 (5.49%) HP
7 3 (3.30%) AppDynamics
7 3 (3.30%) EMC
7 3 (3.30%) F5
7 3 (3.30%) hybris
7 3 (3.30%) Motorola
7 3 (3.30%) MuleSoft
7 3 (3.30%) Veritas
8 2 (2.20%) Dell
8 2 (2.20%) New Relic
9 1 (1.10%) IBM