The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 74 55 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing Debian 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.30% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 1.04% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£413 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
222 96 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.27% 15.87% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 40 85
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £163 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 27
Average hourly rate £13.75 £12.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.30 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
1 27 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 25 (92.59%) Ubuntu
3 24 (88.89%) VMware
3 24 (88.89%) Puppet
3 24 (88.89%) DevOps
4 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (85.19%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (81.48%) PHP
6 21 (77.78%) LAMP
6 21 (77.78%) Ruby
6 21 (77.78%) Bash Shell
7 20 (74.07%) Firewall
8 19 (70.37%) CentOS
8 19 (70.37%) Java
8 19 (70.37%) Perl
8 19 (70.37%) VPN
9 18 (66.67%) XenServer
10 16 (59.26%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (55.56%) Apache
11 15 (55.56%) Samba
12 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
12 14 (51.85%) Postfix
13 13 (48.15%) Build Automation
13 13 (48.15%) Salt
14 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
14 12 (44.44%) nginx
14 12 (44.44%) Subversion
14 12 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (44.44%) MySQL

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 15 (55.56%) Apache
2 12 (44.44%) nginx
3 10 (37.04%) Confluence
4 9 (33.33%) MediaWiki
5 3 (11.11%) Moodle
5 3 (11.11%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 19 (70.37%) VPN
3 12 (44.44%) LDAP
4 10 (37.04%) Network Security
4 10 (37.04%) LAN
4 10 (37.04%) WAN
5 9 (33.33%) IPsec
5 9 (33.33%) OSPF
5 9 (33.33%) BGP
5 9 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 9 (33.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (44.44%) MySQL
2 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
2 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 12 (44.44%) Subversion
3 10 (37.04%) Hudson
3 10 (37.04%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (74.07%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (62.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (18.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (18.52%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Wiki
2 3 (11.11%) VLE
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (92.59%) Ubuntu
3 19 (70.37%) CentOS
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Scientific Linux
7 1 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) DevOps
2 23 (85.19%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (48.15%) Build Automation
4 10 (37.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (37.04%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) PHP
2 21 (77.78%) Ruby
2 21 (77.78%) Bash Shell
3 19 (70.37%) Java
3 19 (70.37%) Perl
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Bourne shell
5 3 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CCNA
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (66.67%) XenServer
3 15 (55.56%) Samba
4 14 (51.85%) Postfix
5 3 (11.11%) Sendmail
5 3 (11.11%) Xen
5 3 (11.11%) NFS
5 3 (11.11%) KVM
6 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (88.89%) Puppet
2 16 (59.26%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (48.15%) Salt
4 11 (40.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 24 (88.89%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Citrix