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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 73 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing Debian 1 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 3.03% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 17.14% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 24 2
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£320 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +22.13%
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
174 140 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.44% 17.65% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 97 46
Average daily rate £370 £368 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +18.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £18.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) CentOS
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 11 (91.67%) Apache
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (75.00%) Ubuntu
3 9 (75.00%) DevOps
4 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 8 (66.67%) Subversion
4 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 8 (66.67%) Samba
4 8 (66.67%) Hudson
4 8 (66.67%) Postfix
4 8 (66.67%) nginx
4 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (66.67%) PHP
5 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (50.00%) UNIX
6 6 (50.00%) Python
6 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
7 5 (41.67%) Confluence
7 5 (41.67%) Salt
7 5 (41.67%) iptables
7 5 (41.67%) LDAP

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (91.67%) Apache
2 8 (66.67%) nginx
3 5 (41.67%) Confluence
3 5 (41.67%) MediaWiki
4 3 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) LDAP
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) IPv6
3 2 (16.67%) IPsec
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) OSPF
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (41.67%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Subversion
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (66.67%) Hudson
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Wiki
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) CentOS
2 9 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) Build Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Database Theory
6 2 (16.67%) Relational Database Theory
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
3 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Samba
1 8 (66.67%) Postfix
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) iptables
4 3 (25.00%) Xen
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (41.67%) ZABBIX
3 5 (41.67%) Salt
4 4 (33.33%) Ansible
5 3 (25.00%) Ganeti
5 3 (25.00%) Bcfg2
6 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Rackspace