The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank - 41 46
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.09% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.51% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £326 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +114.28%
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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 Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 114 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.78% 30.98% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 46 72
Average daily rate £335 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 14 50
Average hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £12.90 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

CentOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

CentOS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) OCP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (66.67%) RHCE

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) OCP
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (66.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) EMC