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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 70 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Debian 1 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 2.06% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 11.92% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
182 151 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.53% 17.30% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 115 44
Average daily rate £370 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £173 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £27.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 7 (100.00%) CentOS
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Hudson
2 6 (85.71%) Postfix
2 6 (85.71%) nginx
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Samba
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (57.14%) Ansible
4 3 (42.86%) iptables
4 3 (42.86%) Salt
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) MediaWiki
4 3 (42.86%) Build Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) ZABBIX

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) nginx
2 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 3 (42.86%) MediaWiki
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Hudson
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 7 (100.00%) CentOS
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Build Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Samba
2 6 (85.71%) Postfix
3 3 (42.86%) iptables
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Ansible
3 3 (42.86%) Salt
3 3 (42.86%) ZABBIX
4 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp