Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 January 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 195 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 - +170
Contract jobs citing Debian 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.086% 0.055% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £600 - -
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +181.25% -68.00% -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 879 859 933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.97% 15.82% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 455 412
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £158 £125 £163
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 92 112
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.21% -9.98%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.51 £10.26
90th Percentile £38.66 £27.25 £21.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.77
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.61% +4.81%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Debian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in the West Midlands

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Debian in the West Midlands

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Debian in the West Midlands

Debian
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Birmingham - 3 £350 - 2
Coventry - 1 £850 -
Debian
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Debian.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) nginx
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Go
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) KVM

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Jetty
1 1 (25.00%) Mongrel
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JRuby
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Fedora
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Go
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Salt
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (25.00%) Perforce
4 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds