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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 54 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 0.42% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£190 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -53.47%
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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
159 144 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.74% 30.57% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 87 30
Average daily rate £325 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £138 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 22
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.10 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £27.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) PHP

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft