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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 34 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.12% - 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.61% - 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£170 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £341
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £32.50
CentOS
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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
92 123 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.88% 37.39% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 64 45
Average daily rate £180 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £183 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 27
Average hourly rate £41.75 £25.53 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.56% -29.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £49.75 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Desktop Support
2 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Support Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
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