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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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 757 743 508
Rank change year-on-year -14 -235 +267
Contract jobs citing Debian 85 44 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.060% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 0.39% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 27
10th Percentile £350 £370 £254
25th Percentile £418 £456 £331
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £600 £438
Median % change year-on-year - +37.14% -6.17%
75th Percentile £681 £700 £505
90th Percentile £735 - £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £456 £300
% change year-on-year -9.59% +52.08% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.77 £55.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.77 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.69% - -

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 13,648 11,369 6,591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.39% 15.38% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,443 7,509 4,339
10th Percentile £181 £184 £163
25th Percentile £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £438
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £538
90th Percentile £700 £660 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 597 384
10th Percentile £12.57 £12.00 £11.64
25th Percentile £16.25 £13.40 £14.28
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +31.43% -5.41% +5.71%
75th Percentile £55.00 £42.00 £34.50
90th Percentile £65.85 £62.70 £48.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% -5.71% +8.02%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Debian.

Daily rate trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Debian over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Debian.

Hourly rate trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Top 9 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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -25 69 £600 +14.29% 24
London -46 44 £660 -5.71% 11
Work from Home -62 24 £550 -15.38% 10
UK excluding London -28 20 £413 -9.59% 15
South East -23 9 £381 -4.69% 7
South West -3 6 £550 +46.67% 1
East of England -3 3 £380 -24.00% 3
North of England -27 2 £223 -53.16%
North West -28 2 £223 -53.16%

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (65.88%) Red Hat
3 47 (55.29%) Ubuntu
4 43 (50.59%) Kubernetes
5 41 (48.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (48.24%) Python
6 37 (43.53%) DevOps
7 33 (38.82%) Windows
8 31 (36.47%) Kafka
9 30 (35.29%) AWS
10 27 (31.76%) Terraform
11 26 (30.59%) Azure
11 26 (30.59%) Ansible
12 25 (29.41%) Serverless
13 24 (28.24%) PowerShell
13 24 (28.24%) Perl
14 23 (27.06%) SQL
14 23 (27.06%) CI/CD
15 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
15 22 (25.88%) Active Directory
16 21 (24.71%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (24.71%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (24.71%) Amazon S3
17 20 (23.53%) Go
17 20 (23.53%) T-SQL
17 20 (23.53%) Java
17 20 (23.53%) Azure AKS
18 19 (22.35%) Azure Storage
18 19 (22.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 19 (22.35%) Azure Functions

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 19 (22.35%) Apache Pig
1 19 (22.35%) Apache Spark
2 16 (18.82%) nginx
3 12 (14.12%) OpenStack
4 9 (10.59%) Apache
5 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.53%) Confluence
7 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 14 (16.47%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (4.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (35.29%) AWS
2 26 (30.59%) Azure
3 25 (29.41%) Serverless
4 21 (24.71%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (24.71%) Amazon S3
5 20 (23.53%) Azure AKS
6 19 (22.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (22.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 19 (22.35%) Azure Data Factory
6 19 (22.35%) Azure Functions
6 19 (22.35%) Azure Storage
7 14 (16.47%) PaaS
7 14 (16.47%) SaaS
8 5 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (5.88%) GCP
9 3 (3.53%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (3.53%) AWS CodeBuild
9 3 (3.53%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 3 (3.53%) AWS CodePipeline
9 3 (3.53%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.82%) DNS
2 15 (17.65%) SSL
3 9 (10.59%) Firewall
4 6 (7.06%) Kerberos
4 6 (7.06%) SSH
4 6 (7.06%) VPN
5 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.53%) IPsec
7 2 (2.35%) DHCP
7 2 (2.35%) LAN
7 2 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.35%) VLAN
7 2 (2.35%) VoIP
7 2 (2.35%) WAN
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.18%) IMAP
8 1 (1.18%) Junos
8 1 (1.18%) MQTT
8 1 (1.18%) Network Security
8 1 (1.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.71%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (22.35%) Amazon RDS
2 19 (22.35%) Data Lake
2 19 (22.35%) SAP HANA
3 17 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (20.00%) MySQL
4 16 (18.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 16 (18.82%) Azure SQL Database
5 14 (16.47%) SAP BW
6 12 (14.12%) Couchbase
6 12 (14.12%) Hadoop
6 12 (14.12%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.71%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.35%) SQLite
9 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.18%) Redis
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) GitLab
2 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.12%) Sonatype Nexus
3 11 (12.94%) PowerDesigner
4 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.71%) JIRA
7 3 (3.53%) Terragrunt
8 1 (1.18%) ERwin
8 1 (1.18%) GoCD
General
1 12 (14.12%) Games
1 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.24%) Social Skills
4 6 (7.06%) French Language
5 5 (5.88%) Finance
6 4 (4.71%) Marketing
7 3 (3.53%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.35%) Public Sector
9 1 (1.18%) Banking
9 1 (1.18%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Architect
2 21 (24.71%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
4 19 (22.35%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (22.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 17 (20.00%) Administrator
6 15 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (15.29%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (14.12%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 12 (14.12%) Security Engineer
8 12 (14.12%) VMware Engineer
9 9 (10.59%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) AWS Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Cloud Architect
12 3 (3.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 3 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Platform Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Salesforce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.47%) Kafka
2 13 (15.29%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (14.12%) gRPC
3 12 (14.12%) JWT
3 12 (14.12%) OAuth
3 12 (14.12%) RESTful
4 8 (9.41%) LDAP
5 4 (4.71%) Sensu
6 2 (2.35%) .NET
6 2 (2.35%) CSS
6 2 (2.35%) Django
6 2 (2.35%) HTML
6 2 (2.35%) jQuery
6 2 (2.35%) ModSecurity
6 2 (2.35%) REST
6 2 (2.35%) Three.js
6 2 (2.35%) Web Services
6 2 (2.35%) WebGL
6 2 (2.35%) XML
7 1 (1.18%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Cloud Native
2 14 (16.47%) Legacy Applications
3 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.24%) Public Cloud
3 7 (8.24%) Replication
4 6 (7.06%) Derivative
5 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.71%) Legacy Systems
5 4 (4.71%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.53%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.53%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.35%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.35%) Fibre Optics
7 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.35%) User Experience
7 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.18%) IoT
8 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (55.29%) Ubuntu
3 41 (48.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (38.82%) Windows
5 19 (22.35%) CentOS
6 9 (10.59%) Unix
6 9 (10.59%) Windows Server
7 8 (9.41%) SUSE
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.18%) AIX
9 1 (1.18%) HPUX
9 1 (1.18%) Slackware
9 1 (1.18%) Solaris
9 1 (1.18%) VMS
9 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) DevOps
2 23 (27.06%) CI/CD
3 19 (22.35%) ArchiMate
3 19 (22.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 19 (22.35%) TOGAF
4 18 (21.18%) Microservices
5 17 (20.00%) Agile
6 16 (18.82%) CRM
7 15 (17.65%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 14 (16.47%) Analytics
8 14 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (16.47%) Information Security
8 14 (16.47%) Project Delivery
8 14 (16.47%) Re-Platforming
9 13 (15.29%) Data Protection
9 13 (15.29%) Test Automation
10 12 (14.12%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (14.12%) Database Security
10 12 (14.12%) Key Management
10 12 (14.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.24%) Python
2 24 (28.24%) Perl
2 24 (28.24%) PowerShell
3 23 (27.06%) SQL
4 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
5 20 (23.53%) Go
5 20 (23.53%) Java
5 20 (23.53%) T-SQL
6 19 (22.35%) C#
6 19 (22.35%) PHP
7 12 (14.12%) Bash
8 7 (8.24%) C
9 6 (7.06%) Ruby
10 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.35%) AWK
11 2 (2.35%) sed
12 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) MCP
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (25.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.12%) vCloud
3 8 (9.41%) Docker
4 6 (7.06%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.71%) Lustre
5 4 (4.71%) vSphere
6 2 (2.35%) Snort
6 2 (2.35%) Squid
6 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.18%) KVM
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (50.59%) Kubernetes
2 27 (31.76%) Terraform
3 26 (30.59%) Ansible
4 15 (17.65%) Consul
5 14 (16.47%) Grafana
5 14 (16.47%) HAProxy
6 13 (15.29%) Prometheus
7 12 (14.12%) Fluentd
7 12 (14.12%) ZABBIX
8 9 (10.59%) Puppet
9 5 (5.88%) CSIRT
9 5 (5.88%) Packer
10 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (3.53%) Kibana
12 2 (2.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 2 (2.35%) Argo
12 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
13 1 (1.18%) Istio
13 1 (1.18%) Nexpose
13 1 (1.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 56 (65.88%) Red Hat
2 19 (22.35%) BiZZdesign
2 19 (22.35%) MuleSoft
2 19 (22.35%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (22.35%) SAP
3 16 (18.82%) Cloudera
4 15 (17.65%) VMware
5 12 (14.12%) CA
5 12 (14.12%) CyberArk
5 12 (14.12%) Sonatype
6 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.88%) Google
8 4 (4.71%) Splunk
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle
9 3 (3.53%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.35%) Cisco
10 2 (2.35%) Dynatrace
11 1 (1.18%) BMC
11 1 (1.18%) Juniper
11 1 (1.18%) Veritas