The first table below looks at the demand for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bristol region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 46 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Debian 24 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.00% 0.37% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.90% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+22.13% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
142 100 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.77% 18.28% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 52 67
Average daily rate £365 £314 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 18
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Debian
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Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Debian Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian.

1 32 (96.97%) Linux
2 30 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 30 (90.91%) VMware
3 29 (87.88%) Ubuntu
4 27 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (81.82%) Puppet
4 27 (81.82%) DevOps
5 25 (75.76%) Bash Shell
5 25 (75.76%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (75.76%) Ruby
5 25 (75.76%) PHP
6 24 (72.73%) LAMP
7 23 (69.70%) Firewall
8 22 (66.67%) VPN
9 21 (63.64%) Java
9 21 (63.64%) Perl
10 19 (57.58%) CentOS
10 19 (57.58%) Apache
10 19 (57.58%) XenServer
11 18 (54.55%) Samba
12 17 (51.52%) Postfix
13 16 (48.48%) nginx
13 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
14 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
14 15 (45.45%) LDAP
15 14 (42.42%) MySQL
16 13 (39.39%) LAN
16 13 (39.39%) WAN
16 13 (39.39%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (39.39%) Opscode Chef

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (57.58%) Apache
2 16 (48.48%) nginx
3 12 (36.36%) Confluence
4 10 (30.30%) MediaWiki
5 3 (9.09%) Moodle
5 3 (9.09%) Drupal
6 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) Firewall
2 22 (66.67%) VPN
3 15 (45.45%) LDAP
4 13 (39.39%) LAN
4 13 (39.39%) WAN
5 12 (36.36%) Network Security
6 10 (30.30%) IPsec
6 10 (30.30%) IPv6
6 10 (30.30%) OSPF
6 10 (30.30%) BGP
6 10 (30.30%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) MySQL
2 13 (39.39%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
2 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 12 (36.36%) Hudson
3 12 (36.36%) Subversion
3 12 (36.36%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (57.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (30.30%) Administrator
4 9 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (72.73%) LAMP
2 1 (3.03%) Symfony
2 1 (3.03%) Zend Framework
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Wiki
2 3 (9.09%) VLE
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Linux
2 29 (87.88%) Ubuntu
3 19 (57.58%) CentOS
4 11 (33.33%) Windows
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Scientific Linux
8 2 (6.06%) SUSE
8 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) DevOps
2 25 (75.76%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (33.33%) Build Automation
5 10 (30.30%) Data Modelling
6 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.03%) SOA
8 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) PHP
1 25 (75.76%) Ruby
1 25 (75.76%) Bash Shell
2 21 (63.64%) Perl
2 21 (63.64%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) CCNA
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (57.58%) XenServer
3 18 (54.55%) Samba
4 17 (51.52%) Postfix
5 5 (15.15%) NFS
6 3 (9.09%) Sendmail
6 3 (9.09%) KVM
6 3 (9.09%) Xen
7 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (81.82%) Puppet
2 13 (39.39%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (39.39%) ZABBIX
3 11 (33.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Red Hat
1 30 (90.91%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Zend