Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 718 811 768
Rank change year-on-year +93 -43 -54
Contract jobs citing Debian 124 94 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 0.38% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 76 96
UK median daily rate £405 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £271 £250
90th Percentile £538 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.43% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19676 24589 24681
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.66% 22.34% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12415 15458 14290
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.88%
10th Percentile £195 £210 £181
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1136 1323 1946
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.10% +1.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.53 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -6.06% +4.10% +2.26%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +81 112 £401 -6.86% 38
UK excluding London +109 99 £401 +2.69% 30
South East +72 55 £401 -3.20% 11
London +20 24 £440 -2.22% 12
North of England +62 16 £425 - 8
North West +32 12 £425 - 5
South West +14 12 £350 +11.11% 3
Wales - 8 £513 - 1
Scotland +49 4 £313 +17.37% 3
East of England -4 3 £375 +7.14% 1
North East +49 2 - -
Yorkshire +31 2 £423 -0.59% 3
Midlands +18 1 £375 +19.05% 3
East Midlands - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (58.06%) Python
3 63 (50.81%) Ubuntu
3 63 (50.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 51 (41.13%) Unix
5 46 (37.10%) Ansible
6 45 (36.29%) DevOps
6 45 (36.29%) Red Hat
7 44 (35.48%) CentOS
8 43 (34.68%) Bash Shell
9 36 (29.03%) Git (software)
10 35 (28.23%) Puppet
11 33 (26.61%) Hadoop
12 30 (24.19%) Java
13 28 (22.58%) Security Cleared
14 25 (20.16%) SC Cleared
15 24 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (18.55%) Performance Tuning
16 23 (18.55%) Security Hardening
16 23 (18.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
17 22 (17.74%) Jenkins
18 21 (16.94%) Docker
18 21 (16.94%) Apache Solr
18 21 (16.94%) Configuration Management
19 20 (16.13%) Web Services
19 20 (16.13%) Apache
20 19 (15.32%) Apache Hive
20 19 (15.32%) Impala
20 19 (15.32%) Oozie
20 19 (15.32%) Cloudera

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 21 (16.94%) Apache Solr
2 20 (16.13%) Apache
3 6 (4.84%) IIS
4 5 (4.03%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.23%) nginx
6 3 (2.42%) Confluence
7 2 (1.61%) CMS
7 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.61%) JBoss
7 2 (1.61%) MediaWiki
7 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.61%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.81%) Eucalyptus
8 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.10%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.23%) GitHub
4 3 (2.42%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.61%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.81%) Route 53
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.29%) DNS
2 12 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.06%) SSH
4 8 (6.45%) HTTP
5 7 (5.65%) Firewall
5 7 (5.65%) VPN
6 6 (4.84%) ICMP
7 5 (4.03%) LAN
7 5 (4.03%) WAN
7 5 (4.03%) Wireless
8 3 (2.42%) Internet
8 3 (2.42%) Skype
8 3 (2.42%) VLAN
9 2 (1.61%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.61%) IPsec
9 2 (1.61%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.61%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (1.61%) SNMP
9 2 (1.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.61%) Hadoop
2 19 (15.32%) Apache Hive
2 19 (15.32%) Impala
3 12 (9.68%) MySQL
4 11 (8.87%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.65%) Big Data
6 5 (4.03%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.81%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.81%) HBase
10 1 (0.81%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 36 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 22 (17.74%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.06%) Maven
4 8 (6.45%) GitLab
4 8 (6.45%) Vagrant
5 7 (5.65%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.65%) JIRA
6 5 (4.03%) Ant
6 5 (4.03%) MSBuild
6 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.23%) Mockito
8 3 (2.42%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.42%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.42%) Selenium
9 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 6 (4.84%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Games
3 2 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (35.48%) Administrator
2 40 (32.26%) Linux Administrator
3 32 (25.81%) Systems Administrator
4 28 (22.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 26 (20.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (15.32%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (13.71%) Developer
8 12 (9.68%) Hadoop Administrator
9 9 (7.26%) Java Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) DevOps Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 6 (4.84%) Software Engineer
13 5 (4.03%) AWS DevOps
13 5 (4.03%) Linux Developer
14 4 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
14 4 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.13%) Web Services
2 9 (7.26%) RESTful
3 6 (4.84%) CSS
3 6 (4.84%) HTML
4 5 (4.03%) .NET
4 5 (4.03%) JSON
4 5 (4.03%) LAMP
5 4 (3.23%) Spring
6 3 (2.42%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.42%) CSS3
6 3 (2.42%) HTML5
6 3 (2.42%) React
6 3 (2.42%) XML
7 2 (1.61%) FFmpeg
7 2 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.61%) OpenCV
7 2 (1.61%) Polymer
7 2 (1.61%) REST
7 2 (1.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (4.03%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.61%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.81%) CMDB
4 1 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (0.81%) Fintech
4 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.81%) PKI
4 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.81%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.81%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 124 (100.00%) Linux
2 63 (50.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 63 (50.81%) Ubuntu
3 51 (41.13%) Unix
4 44 (35.48%) CentOS
5 17 (13.71%) Windows
6 12 (9.68%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.23%) Solaris
8 3 (2.42%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.61%) Fedora
9 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.81%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.81%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.81%) VMS
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.29%) DevOps
2 23 (18.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 23 (18.55%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (18.55%) Security Hardening
3 21 (16.94%) Configuration Management
4 18 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.29%) Scrum
6 9 (7.26%) Web Operations
7 8 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.65%) Open Source
8 7 (5.65%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.03%) Prototyping
10 4 (3.23%) Analytics
10 4 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.23%) Issue Tracking
10 4 (3.23%) Open Source Development
10 4 (3.23%) Regression Testing
10 4 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (58.06%) Python
2 43 (34.68%) Bash Shell
3 30 (24.19%) Java
4 17 (13.71%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.48%) Perl
6 7 (5.65%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.65%) Ruby
7 5 (4.03%) C#
7 5 (4.03%) SQL
8 3 (2.42%) PHP
9 2 (1.61%) C++
9 2 (1.61%) ES6
10 1 (0.81%) AWK
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) Delphi
10 1 (0.81%) sed
Qualifications
1 28 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 25 (20.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.23%) Degree
3 4 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.61%) CCNP
5 2 (1.61%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.81%) CCNA
6 1 (0.81%) GCUX
6 1 (0.81%) GCWN
6 1 (0.81%) GSEC
6 1 (0.81%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.81%) MCSA
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 21 (16.94%) Docker
2 19 (15.32%) Apache Flume
2 19 (15.32%) HDFS
3 18 (14.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 15 (12.10%) LXC
5 12 (9.68%) KVM
6 11 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
8 4 (3.23%) Hyper-V
8 4 (3.23%) iptables
8 4 (3.23%) Xen
9 3 (2.42%) vSphere
10 2 (1.61%) Samba
10 2 (1.61%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.61%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.81%) NFS
11 1 (0.81%) Postfix
11 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (37.10%) Ansible
2 35 (28.23%) Puppet
3 19 (15.32%) Oozie
4 18 (14.52%) Terraform
5 17 (13.71%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (12.10%) SELinux
7 10 (8.06%) Packer
8 4 (3.23%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.42%) Bcfg2
9 3 (2.42%) Kibana
9 3 (2.42%) logstash
10 2 (1.61%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.61%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.81%) Grafana
11 1 (0.81%) Graphite
11 1 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.81%) Icinga
11 1 (0.81%) Nagios
11 1 (0.81%) vMotion
11 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (36.29%) Red Hat
2 19 (15.32%) Cloudera
3 18 (14.52%) VMware
4 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.84%) Cisco
6 5 (4.03%) NetApp
7 4 (3.23%) Juniper
8 3 (2.42%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.42%) Aruba
8 3 (2.42%) hybris
8 3 (2.42%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.42%) Oracle
9 2 (1.61%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.61%) Dell
9 2 (1.61%) F5
9 2 (1.61%) HP
9 2 (1.61%) Motorola
10 1 (0.81%) Apple
10 1 (0.81%) EMC
10 1 (0.81%) Intel
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