The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 127 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Debian 18 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.044% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.54% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Debian
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
709 421 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.81% 18.71% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 201 312
Average daily rate £339 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £130 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 84 100
Average hourly rate £16.64 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.10 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 18 £400 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (100.00%) Linux
1 35 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 32 (91.43%) VMware
2 32 (91.43%) Ubuntu
3 31 (88.57%) Puppet
3 31 (88.57%) DevOps
4 30 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (82.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (82.86%) Bash Shell
6 28 (80.00%) Ruby
6 28 (80.00%) LAMP
6 28 (80.00%) PHP
7 27 (77.14%) Firewall
8 25 (71.43%) Perl
8 25 (71.43%) VPN
9 24 (68.57%) Java
10 23 (65.71%) Apache
11 22 (62.86%) XenServer
12 21 (60.00%) Git (software)
12 21 (60.00%) Samba
13 20 (57.14%) CentOS
13 20 (57.14%) Postfix
14 18 (51.43%) nginx
14 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
15 17 (48.57%) MySQL
16 16 (45.71%) LDAP
16 16 (45.71%) LAN
16 16 (45.71%) WAN
16 16 (45.71%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (45.71%) ZABBIX

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (65.71%) Apache
2 18 (51.43%) nginx
3 15 (42.86%) Confluence
4 13 (37.14%) MediaWiki
5 3 (8.57%) Moodle
5 3 (8.57%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) Firewall
2 25 (71.43%) VPN
3 16 (45.71%) LDAP
3 16 (45.71%) LAN
3 16 (45.71%) WAN
4 15 (42.86%) Network Security
5 13 (37.14%) IPsec
5 13 (37.14%) IPv6
5 13 (37.14%) OSPF
5 13 (37.14%) BGP
5 13 (37.14%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) MySQL
2 16 (45.71%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (37.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
3 16 (45.71%) Subversion
4 15 (42.86%) JIRA
4 15 (42.86%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Linux Engineer
2 21 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (51.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (31.43%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (31.43%) Administrator
5 9 (25.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (25.71%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Wiki
2 3 (8.57%) VLE
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (91.43%) Ubuntu
3 20 (57.14%) CentOS
4 14 (40.00%) Windows
5 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Scientific Linux
8 2 (5.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) DevOps
2 30 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (37.14%) Data Modelling
5 12 (34.29%) Build Automation
6 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Bash Shell
2 28 (80.00%) Ruby
2 28 (80.00%) PHP
3 25 (71.43%) Perl
4 24 (68.57%) Java
5 13 (37.14%) SQL
6 3 (8.57%) Python
6 3 (8.57%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) CCNA
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 29 (82.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (62.86%) XenServer
3 21 (60.00%) Samba
4 20 (57.14%) Postfix
5 3 (8.57%) Sendmail
5 3 (8.57%) KVM
5 3 (8.57%) Xen
5 3 (8.57%) NFS
6 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (88.57%) Puppet
2 16 (45.71%) ZABBIX
3 15 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (34.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 32 (91.43%) VMware
3 14 (40.00%) Citrix