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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 57 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Debian 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.20% 0.16% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.92% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -6.66%
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
159 92 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.28% 15.01% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 46 70
Average daily rate £375 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
1 31 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 28 (90.32%) VMware
2 28 (90.32%) Ubuntu
2 28 (90.32%) Puppet
2 28 (90.32%) DevOps
3 26 (83.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (83.87%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (80.65%) Bash Shell
4 25 (80.65%) Ruby
5 24 (77.42%) LAMP
5 24 (77.42%) PHP
6 23 (74.19%) Firewall
7 22 (70.97%) VPN
8 21 (67.74%) Java
8 21 (67.74%) Perl
9 19 (61.29%) Apache
9 19 (61.29%) XenServer
10 18 (58.06%) CentOS
10 18 (58.06%) Samba
11 17 (54.84%) Git (software)
11 17 (54.84%) Postfix
12 15 (48.39%) nginx
12 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
12 15 (48.39%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (41.94%) ZABBIX
13 13 (41.94%) Subversion
13 13 (41.94%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (41.94%) MySQL
13 13 (41.94%) LDAP

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (61.29%) Apache
2 15 (48.39%) nginx
3 12 (38.71%) Confluence
4 10 (32.26%) MediaWiki
5 3 (9.68%) Moodle
5 3 (9.68%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 22 (70.97%) VPN
3 13 (41.94%) LDAP
3 13 (41.94%) LAN
3 13 (41.94%) WAN
4 12 (38.71%) Network Security
5 10 (32.26%) IPv6
5 10 (32.26%) IPsec
5 10 (32.26%) OSPF
5 10 (32.26%) BGP
5 10 (32.26%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (41.94%) MySQL
2 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
3 13 (41.94%) Subversion
4 12 (38.71%) JIRA
4 12 (38.71%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Linux Engineer
2 21 (67.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (58.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (25.81%) Administrator
5 7 (22.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (22.58%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Wiki
2 3 (9.68%) VLE
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (90.32%) Ubuntu
3 18 (58.06%) CentOS
4 11 (35.48%) Windows
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.68%) Scientific Linux
8 2 (6.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) DevOps
2 26 (83.87%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (38.71%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (38.71%) Build Automation
4 10 (32.26%) Data Modelling
5 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Bash Shell
1 25 (80.65%) Ruby
2 24 (77.42%) PHP
3 21 (67.74%) Java
3 21 (67.74%) Perl
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Bourne shell
5 3 (9.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (61.29%) XenServer
3 18 (58.06%) Samba
4 17 (54.84%) Postfix
5 3 (9.68%) Sendmail
5 3 (9.68%) Xen
5 3 (9.68%) NFS
5 3 (9.68%) KVM
6 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (90.32%) Puppet
2 15 (48.39%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (41.94%) ZABBIX
4 12 (38.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 28 (90.32%) VMware
3 11 (35.48%) Citrix