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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 59 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Debian 11 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.24% 0.99% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.63% 7.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
166 122 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.67% 13.39% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 59 61
Average daily rate £330 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £288 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £20.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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 4 May 2015.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Apache
1 15 (100.00%) CentOS
1 15 (100.00%) Puppet
2 12 (80.00%) Hudson
2 12 (80.00%) nginx
2 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (80.00%) Postfix
2 12 (80.00%) Samba
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) Subversion
2 12 (80.00%) Ubuntu
2 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (80.00%) DevOps
3 11 (73.33%) PHP
4 9 (60.00%) MySQL
4 9 (60.00%) LDAP
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (60.00%) VPN
4 9 (60.00%) JIRA
4 9 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (60.00%) ZABBIX
4 9 (60.00%) Wiki
4 9 (60.00%) Confluence
4 9 (60.00%) MediaWiki
4 9 (60.00%) iptables
5 8 (53.33%) Build Automation

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 15 (100.00%) Apache
2 12 (80.00%) nginx
3 9 (60.00%) Confluence
3 9 (60.00%) MediaWiki
4 4 (26.67%) IIS
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) LDAP
2 9 (60.00%) VPN
3 8 (53.33%) LAN
3 8 (53.33%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) IPsec
4 5 (33.33%) Network Security
4 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 5 (33.33%) IPv6
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL
1 9 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Hudson
1 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (80.00%) Subversion
1 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (60.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) LAMP
2 3 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Wiki
2 5 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) CentOS
2 12 (80.00%) Ubuntu
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (40.00%) UNIX
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) Build Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 5 (33.33%) Database Theory
4 5 (33.33%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
2 8 (53.33%) Ruby
2 8 (53.33%) Perl
3 7 (46.67%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Postfix
1 12 (80.00%) Samba
2 9 (60.00%) iptables
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (40.00%) XenServer
5 3 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (60.00%) ZABBIX
3 7 (46.67%) Salt
3 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (20.00%) Ganeti
4 3 (20.00%) Ansible
4 3 (20.00%) Bcfg2
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft