The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 60 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.60% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +92.85%
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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 Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
168 145 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.43% 21.97% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 91 55
Average daily rate £323 £293 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.98 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -37.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £18.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

CentOS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CentOS 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 CentOS.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) S/MIME
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (100.00%) Proofpoint
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CentOS 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 CentOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) S/MIME
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Proofpoint