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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 46 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.26% 0.55% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.69% 1.74% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.50 - £35.00
CentOS
Cambridgeshire

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
145 115 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.08% 31.86% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 70 44
Average daily rate £343 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £204 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £13.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £43.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) nginx
4 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) New Relic
5 1 (20.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (40.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) New Relic
2 1 (20.00%) VMware