The first table below looks at the demand for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 29 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 Operating Systems category for the South West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 117 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Debian 26 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 0.094% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.92% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £301
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +8.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
664 416 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.72% 19.54% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 206 307
Average daily rate £325 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 70 85
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.10 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% -22.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £31.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Debian
England

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Debian
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 24 £400 +45.45% 1
Somerset - 1 £413 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 35 (97.22%) Linux
2 33 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 33 (91.67%) VMware
3 32 (88.89%) Ubuntu
4 29 (80.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (80.56%) Puppet
4 29 (80.56%) DevOps
5 28 (77.78%) Bash Shell
5 28 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (77.78%) PHP
6 27 (75.00%) Ruby
6 27 (75.00%) LAMP
7 26 (72.22%) Firewall
8 24 (66.67%) Perl
8 24 (66.67%) VPN
9 23 (63.89%) Java
10 22 (61.11%) Apache
11 21 (58.33%) CentOS
11 21 (58.33%) XenServer
12 20 (55.56%) Samba
13 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
13 19 (52.78%) Postfix
14 18 (50.00%) nginx
15 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
15 17 (47.22%) LDAP
15 17 (47.22%) MySQL
16 15 (41.67%) LAN
16 15 (41.67%) WAN
16 15 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (41.67%) ZABBIX

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (61.11%) Apache
2 18 (50.00%) nginx
3 14 (38.89%) Confluence
4 12 (33.33%) MediaWiki
5 3 (8.33%) Moodle
5 3 (8.33%) Drupal
6 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 26 (72.22%) Firewall
2 24 (66.67%) VPN
3 17 (47.22%) LDAP
4 15 (41.67%) LAN
4 15 (41.67%) WAN
5 14 (38.89%) Network Security
6 12 (33.33%) IPsec
6 12 (33.33%) IPv6
6 12 (33.33%) OSPF
6 12 (33.33%) BGP
6 12 (33.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) MySQL
2 15 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
2 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
3 14 (38.89%) Hudson
3 14 (38.89%) Subversion
3 14 (38.89%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (52.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (36.11%) Administrator
4 11 (30.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (30.56%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.78%) Symfony
2 1 (2.78%) Zend Framework
2 1 (2.78%) jQuery
2 1 (2.78%) HTML5
2 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Wiki
2 3 (8.33%) VLE
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) Linux
2 32 (88.89%) Ubuntu
3 21 (58.33%) CentOS
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.33%) Scientific Linux
8 2 (5.56%) SUSE
8 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) DevOps
2 28 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 11 (30.56%) Build Automation
6 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.78%) SOA
8 1 (2.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) PHP
1 28 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 27 (75.00%) Ruby
3 24 (66.67%) Perl
4 23 (63.89%) Java
5 12 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) CCNA
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (58.33%) XenServer
3 20 (55.56%) Samba
4 19 (52.78%) Postfix
5 5 (13.89%) NFS
6 3 (8.33%) Sendmail
6 3 (8.33%) KVM
6 3 (8.33%) Xen
7 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (80.56%) Puppet
2 15 (41.67%) ZABBIX
3 13 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (30.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Red Hat
1 33 (91.67%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) Zend
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