The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bristol region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Debian 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.97% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - £22.50
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
121 143 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.07% 22.34% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 66 95
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £198 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 12
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Debian
South West

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 23 April 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 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Ubuntu
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) nginx
3 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (66.67%) Puppet
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (66.67%) Apache
3 6 (66.67%) Ruby
4 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (55.56%) LDAP
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) PHP
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 5 (55.56%) Samba
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) LAMP
4 5 (55.56%) Postfix
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) JIRA
5 4 (44.44%) ZABBIX
5 4 (44.44%) Confluence
5 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (44.44%) Hudson
5 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (44.44%) MySQL

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (66.67%) nginx
1 6 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 3 (33.33%) MediaWiki
4 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LDAP
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) IPv6
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Hudson
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 1 (11.11%) Symfony
2 1 (11.11%) Zend Framework
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Ubuntu
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) SUSE
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 6 (66.67%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Samba
2 5 (55.56%) Postfix
3 3 (33.33%) XenServer
4 2 (22.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Zend