The first table below looks at the demand for PostgreSQL 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 PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Database & Business Intelligence 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 58 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 10 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.25% 0.18% 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.15% 0.83% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 6
Average daily rate
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£419 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.95% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
194 120 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.34% 21.98% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 75 84
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
PostgreSQL
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PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Bristol region.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Bristol region.

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing PostgreSQL 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 PostgreSQL.

1 13 (100.00%) PHP
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) LDAP
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) Samba
1 13 (100.00%) Debian
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (100.00%) Postfix
2 12 (92.31%) Ubuntu
3 10 (76.92%) JIRA
3 10 (76.92%) Subversion
3 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (76.92%) ZABBIX
3 10 (76.92%) Wiki
3 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (76.92%) Network Security
3 10 (76.92%) XenServer
3 10 (76.92%) nginx
3 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
3 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
3 10 (76.92%) Bash Shell
3 10 (76.92%) Confluence
3 10 (76.92%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (76.92%) Puppet
3 10 (76.92%) Hudson
3 10 (76.92%) MediaWiki
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing PostgreSQL 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 PostgreSQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (100.00%) Apache
2 10 (76.92%) nginx
2 10 (76.92%) Confluence
2 10 (76.92%) MediaWiki
3 3 (23.08%) Moodle
3 3 (23.08%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LDAP
2 10 (76.92%) Network Security
2 10 (76.92%) OSPF
2 10 (76.92%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) EIGRP
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) IPsec
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 10 (76.92%) VPN
2 10 (76.92%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) JIRA
1 10 (76.92%) Subversion
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
1 10 (76.92%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Linux Administrator
1 7 (53.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (53.85%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (53.85%) Administrator
2 6 (46.15%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Wiki
2 3 (23.08%) VLE
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Debian
2 12 (92.31%) Ubuntu
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) CentOS
5 3 (23.08%) Scientific Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (76.92%) Capacity Planning
1 10 (76.92%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (76.92%) Data Modelling
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (76.92%) Bash Shell
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Perl
2 10 (76.92%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Samba
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (100.00%) Postfix
2 10 (76.92%) XenServer
3 3 (23.08%) KVM
3 3 (23.08%) Sendmail
3 3 (23.08%) Xen
3 3 (23.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) ZABBIX
1 10 (76.92%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (15.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix