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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 76 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Debian 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.10% - 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +29.54%
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
203 104 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.97% 16.48% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 46 91
Average daily rate £375 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 22
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -24.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £20.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 28 November 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
1 19 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 19 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 16 (84.21%) PHP
3 16 (84.21%) CentOS
3 16 (84.21%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (84.21%) Puppet
3 16 (84.21%) DevOps
4 14 (73.68%) Ruby
4 14 (73.68%) Bash Shell
4 14 (73.68%) LAMP
4 14 (73.68%) Firewall
5 13 (68.42%) VPN
5 13 (68.42%) Java
5 13 (68.42%) Perl
5 13 (68.42%) XenServer
5 13 (68.42%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (57.89%) Salt
6 11 (57.89%) Build Automation
7 9 (47.37%) Apache
7 9 (47.37%) Samba
8 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (42.11%) MySQL
8 8 (42.11%) LDAP
8 8 (42.11%) Postfix
9 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
9 7 (36.84%) Subversion

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 9 (47.37%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) nginx
3 5 (26.32%) Confluence
3 5 (26.32%) MediaWiki
4 3 (15.79%) Drupal
4 3 (15.79%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) VPN
3 8 (42.11%) LDAP
4 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) Network Security
5 5 (26.32%) OSPF
5 5 (26.32%) BGP
5 5 (26.32%) IPv6
5 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
5 5 (26.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
1 7 (36.84%) Subversion
2 6 (31.58%) Hudson
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 5 (26.32%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) DevOps Engineer
1 15 (78.95%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Wiki
2 3 (15.79%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
1 19 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 16 (84.21%) CentOS
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (84.21%) DevOps
2 11 (57.89%) Build Automation
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (26.32%) Database Theory
5 5 (26.32%) Relational Database Theory
5 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) PHP
2 14 (73.68%) Ruby
2 14 (73.68%) Bash Shell
3 13 (68.42%) Java
3 13 (68.42%) Perl
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Python
6 2 (10.53%) Bourne shell
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (68.42%) XenServer
3 9 (47.37%) Samba
4 8 (42.11%) Postfix
5 3 (15.79%) NFS
5 3 (15.79%) Xen
5 3 (15.79%) Sendmail
5 3 (15.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (84.21%) Puppet
2 13 (68.42%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (57.89%) Salt
4 6 (31.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
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